tomcat-users mailing list archives

Site index · List index
Message view « Date » · « Thread »
Top « Date » · « Thread »
From Markus Schönhaber <>
Subject Re: Tomcat5.5 is not starting on CENTOS 4
Date Mon, 14 May 2007 16:04:51 GMT
Keep replys on the list, please. There's a reason why the Reply-To
header is set. wrote:

> I have rectified the problem. Tomcat is now running on port 80, with
> the root user. But this is a concern for me because it is a security
> risk. How do I get around this? I have also read that one must never
> run Tomcat through port 80 with root, but if I try running Tomcat
> through port 80 with another user, i cannot because any port under
> 1024 is a privileged port, and only root has access to these ports.
> How do I get around this without using the iptables command??

Take a look at jsvc. The sources of jsvc come with the official Tomcat
distribution from


To start a new topic, e-mail:
To unsubscribe, e-mail:
For additional commands, e-mail:

View raw message