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From Luis Durán <>
Subject Re: can't start tomcat as user
Date Thu, 21 Jul 2005 01:33:24 GMT
dummy wrote:
> Hi,
> Got problem starting Tomcat as user tomcat. No problem starting it under
> root. Any idea why ?
On Linux, only root can open ports below 1024 (included). You must
compile the jsvc program and setup a tomcat user and it will start
tomcat as root and then change the effective user before receiving
requests. I hope this help. (jsvc is in the bin folder, i think is
originally compressed)


Luis Edgardo Durán Lebis
Soporte Técnico y Sistemas

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