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From Mikolaj Rydzewski <m...@ceti.pl>
Subject Re: Tomcat 6 crash, no log, no hs_err_pid file
Date Fri, 06 May 2011 07:41:56 GMT
 On Fri, 6 May 2011 02:35:17 +0200, Jakub Królikowski wrote:

>> My $0.02: do not run tomcat as root.
>
> Why?

 For security purposes. One should run processes/services with lowest 
 privileges possible.

 Is there any reason you have to run it as root? If so, implement a 
 lightweight daemon that will run with root priviliges and run tomcat as 
 a normal user.

-- 
 Mikolaj Rydzewski <miki@ceti.pl>

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