Cascade behind Apache

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Joel Goguen

23 Feb, 2012 05:19 PM

Is there any issue with setting up Cascade to run Tomcat as a non-root user behind Apache with mod_proxy_ajp? We're considering using Shibboleth to authenticate Cascade and our intention is to let Apache do the heavy lifting and authenticate users and have a custom authenticator pick up REMOTE_USER and some extra validation from the Shibboleth attributes.

Alternatively, if someone has source they're willing to share for a Shibboleth custom authenticator we'd happily look at that as well.

  1. 1 Posted by Joel on 23 Feb, 2012 05:21 PM

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    Hi Joel,

    There is no issue with running as a non-root user, so long as the user who Cascade Server is running under has read and write permissions to the directory in which Cascade Server is installed in.

    Thanks!

  2. Tim closed this discussion on 18 May, 2012 07:08 PM.

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