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Apache Tomcat 7 Essentials by Tanuj Khare

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Optimization of Tomcat 7

In Chapter 3, Performance Tuning, we have discussed various optimization methods for Tomcat at the software level, but until now, we have not done any system-level configurations. We will now discuss the various optimization methods, which are required for system administrators to make their work more successful. One of the most important things required is to run the Tomcat services as a non-privileged user.

Running Tomcat 7 as a non privileged user

It is not recommended way to run Tomcat as the root, because of security reasons and IT compliance policies. To resolve this issue, you have to run Tomcat as a non-privileged user. To implement this, you have to perform the following changes in the user permission. Let us assume ...

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