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From Costin Manolache <cmanola...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: Chuid - merging code from daemon into jk2
Date Tue, 27 Aug 2002 03:10:15 GMT
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. 

Costin






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