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From Rainer Jung <>
Subject Re: Log ownership when running Tomcat using jsvc
Date Thu, 04 Aug 2011 17:36:11 GMT
On 04.08.2011 09:44, Mladen Turk wrote:
> On 08/03/2011 10:11 PM, Jorge Medina wrote:
>> I run Tomcat in a Solaris 10 SPARC machine using jsvc through a init
>> script.
>> jsvc is started by root, but I specify the "-user" option to change to
>> the "application" user.
>> I use the option "-outfile" and  "-errfile" to specify where to direct
>> stdout and stderr, "catalina.out" and "catalina.err" in my
>> environment.
> jsvc redirects stdout/stderr before setuid (changing to -user)
> thus the files are created by superuser.
> Actually that's the desired behavior; You have files writtable
> by -user during the application life-time but created and
> readable by root.

He wasn't asking about stdout, stderr, but instead about the JULI files
written by Tomcat.



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