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From Markus Schönhaber <>
Subject Re: SSL port number
Date Mon, 20 Aug 2007 13:50:13 GMT
Lorenzo Cerini wrote:

> Markus Schönhaber wrote:

>> ... or use jsvc which lets Tomcat drop privileges after binding to a
>> privileged port and which is distributed with the Tomcat archives.
> Did you use it?
> did you like it?


> We have no reason but the port to give the tomcat-user any privilege 
> (even if only at
> booting); but i'm always interested in improving our installations

Letting Tomcat (or other Java applications) bind to privileged ports
without giving it permanent root rights, is AFAICT the main reason jsvc


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