My application requires read access to
/var/log/messages, which belongs to user and group
root. What is the minimal exposure level required on
/var/log/messages so my application can read it?
Presently, my plan is to change the group ownership of
/var/log/messages to a new group, and add root and my application user to it, but this would also give the application write privileges to
OS: Centos 5.5