Opened 7 years ago

#5766 new Enhancement

Nobody as default user and group for transmission-daemon

Reported by: tals Owned by:
Priority: Normal Milestone: None Set
Component: Daemon Version: 2.84
Severity: Normal Keywords:


I suggest to add for transmission-daemon the following options (this feature is implemented in apache and many other programs):

--user (e.g. –-user=nobody)
--group (e.g. –-group=nobody)

for security reason. It is difficult on some embedded systems to start transmission-daemon using external scripts and as a result daemon starts under root which is not a good idea at all…

Thanks, Sergey

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