mDNSResponderHelper.8   [plain text]


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.\" Revision 1.1  2007/08/08 22:34:59  mcguire
.\" <rdar://problem/5197869> Security: Run mDNSResponder as user id mdnsresponder instead of root
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.Dd August 2007             \" Date
.Dt mDNSResponderHelper 8   \" Document Title
.Os Darwin                  \" Operating System
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.Sh NAME
.Nm mDNSResponderHelper
.Nd mDNS privilege separation helper  \" Name Description for whatis database
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.Sh SYNOPSIS
.Nm
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.Sh DESCRIPTION
.Nm
is an executable invoked by
.Nm launchd
to provide privilege separation
to the
.Nm mDNSResponder
daemon.
.Pp
.Nm
has no user-specifiable command-line arguments, and users should not run
.Nm
manually.
.Sh FILES
.Pa /usr/sbin/mDNSResponderHelper \" Pathname
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.Sh SEE ALSO
.Xr mDNSResponder 8
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.Sh BUGS
.Nm
bugs are tracked in Apple Radar component "mDNSResponder".
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.Sh HISTORY
The
.Nm
first appeared in Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard).