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From Christopher Schultz <ch...@christopherschultz.net>
Subject Re: New to Tomcat -- SSL
Date Mon, 14 Dec 2009 17:04:53 GMT
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Chuck,

On 12/12/2009 1:40 PM, Caldarale, Charles R wrote:
>> From: Adria Stembridge [mailto:adrya.stembridge@gmail.com]
>> Subject: Re: New to Tomcat -- SSL
>>
>> I compiled jsvc per tomcat 5.5 documentation.
>>
>> [Linux] service tomcat5 stop
>> [Linux] ./bin/jsvc -Djava.endorsed.dirs=./common/endorsed -cp
>> ./bin/bootstrap.jar -outfile ./logs/catalina.out -errfile
>> ./logs/catalina.err org.apache.catalina.startup.Bootstrap
> 
> Looks like you didn't start jsvc under the root userid.

I'm not sure what the recommended technique is for using jsvc, but
making javc setuid=root seems like a reasonable thing to do: this allows
a non-root user to start Tomcat, but does not give that user any further
privileges.

- -chris
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