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Hi, I have the user who runs tomcat: tomcat:tomcats I want to have another user who will be able to start and stop tomcat process. Is this possible? Thanks, Bianca...
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    Allow multiple users to start/stop tomcat


    Hi,

    I have the user who runs tomcat: tomcat:tomcats

    I want to have another user who will be able to start and stop tomcat process.

    Is this possible?

    Thanks,
    Bianca

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    A couple of options are:
    1. Add the user to the group that has permissions to start Tomcat.
    2. Give the user authorization through the use of sudo.

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