Using Apache, I'd like to be able to start and stop a service on the same server. Essentially, I'm looking for a way to allow Apache (or some script called by Apache) to call
sudo service XXXX start.
I realize there are severe security implications with this, and I'm looking to minimize the possible effects. There is only a single service that I need to do this for. I've seen some solutions that involve "hacking" the
setuid (C/Perl wrapper), others involved editing the
Is there a better way?
many thanks, S.