[racket] Running a webserver on port 80

From: Greg Hendershott (greghendershott at gmail.com)
Date: Fri Dec 9 20:04:24 EST 2011

Although it's for port 25 not 80, I think same difference -- this
Stack Overflow Q&A might be helpful:


On Fri, Dec 9, 2011 at 7:36 PM, Jordan Schatz <jordan at noionlabs.com> wrote:
> What is considered the best way to run a web server as non-root and
> accept connections on port 80?
> I believe Apache handles it by being started as root, binding to the
> port, and then dropping privileges. I don't think that the racket web
> server knows to drop any privileges?
> I'm guessing that common practice is to use iptables to redirect to a
> high numbered port? What about iptables lack of support for IPv6 NAT? are
> there any commonly used work arounds?
> Thanks,
> Jordan
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