This topic lists the options that are used in conjunction with each other to run as non-root user. These two options are only available on Linux systems. These options are available for the and commands.
Options used to run as not-root user
The --privopen and --run-as-user options are used in conjunction to run a Domain Manager with non root privileges. The Domain Manager can startup as root, open privileged ports, and change to a non root user.
||This option is only used in conjunction with the --run-as-user option to run as non root.
Opens privileged sockets. The
Note: This option is only used in conjunction with the --privopen option to run as non-root user.
Specifies a valid user name.
Opening multiple ports by repeating the <arg> parameter. Each instance is separated by a comma (,).
In this example:
- The first
privopenline opens two UDP IPv4 sockets on port 161.
- The second
privopenline opens six raw IPv4 sockets for ICMP.
- The third
privopenline opens six raw IPv6 sockets for ICMPv6.
After the sockets are opened, the process will change to run as user, “testuser1.”