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


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Version information

  • 1.0.0 (latest)
released Sep 11th 2015
This version is compatible with:

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mod 'ceh-authbind', '1.0.0'
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bolt module add ceh-authbind
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puppet module install ceh-authbind --version 1.0.0

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ceh/authbind — version 1.0.0 Sep 11th 2015



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


What Authbind affects

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


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 :)


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


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