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commit 1407f5ea9bcb03c3b90c033f5c64a312d8aa4211 1 parent 02feeaa
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@@ -59,8 +59,22 @@ erlang::::type=normal;defaultpriv=basic,net_privaddr
- Linux doesn't have anything like the above. There are a couple
- of options on Linux. The best is to use an auxiliary program
+ On Linux, kernels later than 2.6.24, it's possible to do:
+<div class="box">
+ <verbatim>
+$ setcap 'cap_net_bind_service=+ep' /usr/bin/erl
+ </verbatim>
+ The above command grants the capability of binding
+ privileged ports to /usr/bin/erl
+ There are a couple
+ of other options on Linux. One is to use an auxiliary program
like authbind <em></em>
or privbind <em></em>
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