[ejabberd] ejabberd 2.x user.

Brian Cully bcully at gmail.com
Tue Jul 7 04:34:09 MSD 2009


On 6-Jul-2009, at 19:58, Jeffrey Rogiers wrote:
> I am currently in the processes of converting to ejabberd 2.x from  
> ejabberd 1.x and I noticed that the ejabberd process now runs as  
> root while prior it used to run as the ejabberd user.
>
> Am I missing something? Is there a way to make it run as the  
> ejabberd user? I didn't see this addressed anywhere.

	AFAIK, ejabberd has never dropped privs. To make it run as a given  
user, either su or sudo to that user and launch the appropriate  
process. For instance, in my init scripts I use `sudo -u ejabberd /usr/ 
local/sbin/ejabberdctl start'

-bjc


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