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From Pascal Forget <>
Subject Re: Starting tomcat with a different user
Date Fri, 01 Mar 2002 18:12:13 GMT
Nelson Yip wrote:

>I finally installed tomcat but I want to start up tomcat with a
>different user and not root.
>I created a user called tomcat and I want this user to startup tomcat
>automatically.  What is the best way to do it?

Have Apache run on port 80 and have it delegate requests for JSP pages 
and Servlets to
your Tomcat instance which has an AJP13 or Warp connector listening on a 
port higher
than 1024.  Since Tomcat will nto be listening on a port numbered 1024 
or less, it can
be run by a non-root user.


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