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From Bojan Smojver <bo...@rexursive.com>
Subject Re: Chuid - merging code from daemon into jk2
Date Tue, 27 Aug 2002 05:26:01 GMT
Quoting Costin Manolache <cmanolache@yahoo.com>:

> Bojan Smojver wrote:
> 
> > Quoting costinm@covalent.net:
> > 
> >> In order to change the uid from root to a regular user, you will add
> >>  user.name=...
> >>  user.group=...
> >> in jk2.properties.
> > 
> > I'm not too familiar with this - which part here is running as root?
> 
> If you want to start tomcat on port 80, you need to start it as root
> so it can open the socket - but need to drop the priviledges for
> security. 

OK, thanks. It obviously doesn't affect me as I never run Tomcat as the web
server on port 80.

Bojan

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