Re: [OFFTOPIC, yet related :)] Port access

From: George (greerga@CIRCLEMUD.ORG)
Date: 11/02/98

On Sat, 31 Oct 1998, Jason Wilkins wrote:

>The only thing I can think of is to put your mud on some system port, like port 80 (HTTP), so that

You have to be root (on Unix) to bind to a port under 1024.

If you do have root, you'll want to be sure to drop root privs after you

George Greer, | Genius may have its limitations, but   (mostly) | stupidity is not thus handicapped.    |                  -- Elbert Hubbard

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