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From "Jere Retzer" <retz...@ohsu.edu>
Subject Re: Tomcat as root and security issues
Date Sat, 27 Jan 2007 05:02:23 GMT
jsvc works well for this but I haven't been able to figure out if it invokes java security,
ideally using the catalina.policy. Does anyone know?

>>> "Christopher Schultz" <chris@christopherschultz.net> 1/26/2007 11:24 AM
>>>
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Gaurav,

Also look at "jsvc", which will allow you to run Tomcat as non-root and
still use port 80.

- -chris

Mikolaj Rydzewski wrote:
> Gaurav Kushwaha wrote:
>> I read somewhere that if I want to run Tomcat standalone on port 80, I
>> will
>> have to run it as root and that this is potentially unsafe. Is there
>> any way
>> for me to run it on port 80 without having to give the root privileges to
>> the process.
> Use apache (+ mod_jk or mod_proxy_ajp) as a frontend.
> Use squid reverse proxy as a frontend.
> Use port forwarding.
> Other soloutions are possible also.
> 
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