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Can OpenFire 3.7.1 be installed and run as non-root account?

Hello Support,

Can OpenFire 3.7.1 be installed and run as non-root account?

Steps to replicate;

  1. Log into the system as Non-root user

  2. Install Openfire

  3. Now start OpenFire services.

  4. We get an error message that the services need to be run as root

Best Regards,

John Joseph

The startup scripts do a su to run Openfire as a non-root user (typically jive, or openfire). If you want to do everything non-root, you will need to modify the startup scripts.

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