authbind

Allows non-privileged users on debian boxes to bind to ports below 1024
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Version information

  • 1.0.0 (latest)
released Jul 3rd 2019
This version is compatible with:
  • Ubuntu

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Documentation

ceh/authbind — version 1.0.0 Jul 3rd 2019

Authbind

Overview

This is the authbind module, it allows non-privileged users on debian boxes to bind to ports below 1024

Module Description

This module will install and manage the authbind

Setup

What Authbind affects

  • Installs the authbind package
  • Manages the /etc/authbind directory

Usage

You can enable a specific user to bind to a particluar port by:

authbind::byport { '80': 
    uid => 'mrUser'
}

That is all there is to it :)

Limitations

Authbind only affects debian and only works on ipv4. This module has been tested on ubuntu 12.04 lts

Contributors

Mike Wilson - mw@ceh.ac.uk Christopher Johnson - cjohn@ceh.ac.uk