suid performace

christopher norris chris at
Sun Mar 28 21:15:43 PST 1999

>> Also it seems to run REAL slow.  For example, if I click on New Customer
>> from the main menu it takes 22 seconds for the page to come up.  During
>> that time top shows perl5 running at over 90% of cpu time for about half
>> the time as user nobody then as user freeside.  Is this a suid perl
>> Would I be better off running suExec from Apache?

You might consider running the webserver as user freeside , hence no su
problems, and since it should
be locked down by various options I don't consider it much of a security
risk "I could be wrong =)".

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