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From Markus Schönhaber <>
Subject Re: SSL port number
Date Mon, 20 Aug 2007 13:30:33 GMT
Lorenzo Cerini schrieb:

> Markus Schönhaber wrote:
>> Stephen Caine wrote:
>>> We use Tomcat SSL without Apache and it has been very stable.  The  
>>> only issue has been the using port 8443 as some firewalls block access.
>> Why don't you tell Tomcat to use the port you want it to use - for
> You cannot access port below 1024 with a user other than root on many 
> *nix system.
> You need to have a PAT somewhere.
> Or run tomcat as root (not advisable).

... or use jsvc which lets Tomcat drop privileges after binding to a
privileged port and which is distributed with the Tomcat archives.


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