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Running the Oracle HTTP Server on OpenVMS 3ñ19
The Oracle HTTP Server for OpenVMS is a non-privileged, user-mode, socket-based
TMPMBX and NETMBX are the only privilege
The server runs under its own unique UIC and user account
The Oracle HTTP Server runs as a single job which consists of:
A master process (ORACLE)
Subprocesses are created to service incoming HTTP requests and to execute CGI
Because the server runs as a single job, the OpenVMS security profile for each
process is identical, and no enhanced mechanism is required for these processes to
communicate with one another
Resource utilization is controlled by a single user
account (ORACLE) where pooled quotas are defined.
The Oracle HTTP Server performs three operations that require additional privilege:
Binding to a port below 1024 (privileged ports).
By default, the server binds to port 8080 (HTTP).
Fetching path information for other users.
The server provides a replacement for the getpwnam C RTL routine to allow
the server to fetch default path information for other users (required by