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I see inside config file the option to start server with certain username/group i.e.:

User c0mrade Group c0m

Now if I start the server with my username, nobody can stop it except me. How can I configure server that is startable/stopable by certain other users or groups as well?


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  1. Add these users to sudo group
  2. Make sure there is line in /etc/sudoers like %sudo ALL=(ALL:ALL) ALL
  3. Under normal user execute sudo /etc/init.d/your-httpd [stop|start|restart]
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