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From Eugene Lee <list-tomcat-u...@fsck.net>
Subject Re: running tomcat on port 443 as non-root
Date Wed, 24 Sep 2003 06:43:18 GMT
On Wed, Sep 24, 2003 at 08:33:32AM +0200, Damian Egli wrote:
: 
: I have to run Tomcat standalone as user e.g tomcat (non-root) on port 443.
: But the server doesn't start (not able to bind port 443).
: With 8443 everything works fine.
: 
: Why can't tomcat do that like apache ?

In order to bind to port 443 (or any port below 1024), you must be root.


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Eugene Lee
http://www.coxar.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk/

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