[Pdns-users] PowerDNS Recursor 4.3.0 released

Otto Moerbeek otto at drijf.net
Tue Mar 3 12:02:34 UTC 2020

On Tue, Mar 03, 2020 at 12:38:24PM +0100, Winfried Angele via Pdns-users wrote:

> Hello Otto,
> Am 3. März 2020 10:33:11 MEZ schrieb Otto Moerbeek via Pdns-users 
> >...
> >* When the recursor is started by systemd, the recursor will no longer
> >run as the root user. Instead, it will start as the pdns-recursor user.
> >Make sure directories and files needed by your specific recursor setup
> >are readable by this user. 
> But what does that mean for the setgid and setuid settings? Are they not needed anymore in this case?

Indeed. They are a no-op if the user/group matches already or are
empty, and will fail if the user/group does not match since the
process lacks the permissions to do a setuid/setguid by itself (all in
the systemd case).


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