[racket] Running a webserver on port 80

From: Greg Hendershott (greghendershott at gmail.com)
Date: Fri Dec 9 20:05:51 EST 2011

> Stack Overflow

Stack Exchange.

As I said, "same difference". :)

On Fri, Dec 9, 2011 at 8:04 PM, Greg Hendershott
<greghendershott at gmail.com> wrote:
> Although it's for port 25 not 80, I think same difference -- this
> Stack Overflow Q&A might be helpful:
> http://serverfault.com/questions/265971/change-port-to-which-local-mail-is-delivered
> 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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