> On Mon, Sep 01, 2003 at 10:30:23PM +0000, Andreas Schwarz wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > I have written a NNTP server in Ruby. How can I bind it to a port < 1024
> > without having to run it as root (Linux)?

Other alternative is to go ahead and bind to a high port and then use
ipfilter (or whatever the Linux equivalent is, netfilter or something)
to forward port 119 traffic to your higher port.

 

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