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From Juan Ramirez <j...@gluons.com>
Subject Re: Tomcat on Linux
Date Wed, 06 Dec 2000 23:39:40 GMT
Sure, just set the user and group directives in httpd.conf and httpd
won't have priveleges beyond that user.

Paul

Cato Førrisdahl wrote:
> 
> Kevin Jones wrote:
> 
> > >From a Linux newbie!
> >
> > What's the best way of getting Tomcat to run on port 80 on Linux (without
> > running it as root)?
> > I've re-configured Apache to run on 8080, I can start Tomcat as su on 80,
> > but I'd like it to run on my account on 80.
> >
> > [snip]
> 
> I believe that ports below 1000 is reserved on *nix systems, therefore
> you may not run Tomcat on
> port 80, except as root. Maybe you could chmod tomcat to to run as root
> so you are able to start Tomcat
> without su'ing, but I don't think you'll be able to make it run on port
> 80 running it as a regular user.
> 
> Cato Førrisdahl

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