On Thu, 18 Apr 2002, Firestone, Mark - Technical Support wrote:

> thanks for everybody's help.  it works great now.  I just can't get used to
> the idea that this language will do a lot of my work "for me."
>
> Anyone know the minimum premissions needed to run a ruby script that talks
> to ports under linux.  my script runs fine under root (a bad way to run
> anything) but gets a
>
> permission denied - bind(2)
>
> error when I run it as Joe User.

This depends on which ports you're trying to use.  anything under 1024
requires root to bind to.

-pate


>
> I'm just a poor (ignorant) NT admin... take pitty.
>
> Thanks again!
>
> Mark
>
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