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I want to run MAMP Pro as root (or admin) under Mac OS X. MAMP starts up an Apache server on port 80 and because it's a low port, it I have to type my password in every time I start it up or shut it down.

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Edit the sudoers file and add an entry:

sudo visudo

joshk ALL=NOPASSWD: /path/to/apache2
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Worked great! Much thanks! – Josh K Nov 7 '09 at 2:35

Do you need Apache on port 80?

If this is the only part that requires administrative permissions, it might be easiest (and safer) to just configure another port.

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I'd really really like it to be on port 80, how's that? ;) – Josh K Oct 13 '09 at 12:59

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