Adding two new booleans to httpd to tighten it's security.

Ian Pilcher i.pilcher at
Sat Dec 10 19:05:26 UTC 2005

Daniel J Walsh wrote:
> Connecting to the local database should not be a problem, since that
> would be over a unix domain socket.  Mail is currently shut off and you
> need to turn on  boolean to allow it.

Please don't make this assumption.  A lot of web application authors
don't bother to enable this (assuming that the database, the web
scripting language, and the connection software all support it), so it's
necessary to use a network connection over the loopback adapter.

Ian Pilcher                                        i.pilcher at

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