Bug 213001 - lang/erlang: RFC - constraining epmd
Summary: lang/erlang: RFC - constraining epmd
Status: New
Alias: None
Product: Ports & Packages
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Individual Port(s) (show other bugs)
Version: Latest
Hardware: Any Any
: --- Affects Only Me
Assignee: Jimmy Olgeni
Depends on:
Reported: 2016-09-26 11:31 UTC by Dave Cottlehuber
Modified: 2018-08-05 02:29 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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bugzilla: maintainer-feedback? (olgeni)


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Description Dave Cottlehuber freebsd_committer 2016-09-26 11:31:49 UTC
I'd like to do a few tweaks to the /usr/local/etc/rc.d/epmd script, to tighten up the lax security of epmd itself http://erlang.org/doc/man/epmd.html

- add epmd_flags so things like -daemon & -address can be added as needed
- add a `beam` user to the lang/erlang package so that epmd can run as non-root
- run epmd under daemon(8) so that it restarts in case of issue

olgeni@ any thoughts on this?
Comment 1 Walter Schwarzenfeld freebsd_triage 2018-01-14 00:17:00 UTC
Maintainer feedback?