chmod /var/run safe ?

Albert Shih Albert.Shih at
Wed Apr 6 13:59:26 UTC 2016


I've some issue to allow some of my user to restart tomcat7.

All tomcat7 file owned by let's say tomcat:tomcat, the user can do a sudo

But he cannot restart tomcat7 because


are owned by root and the right are 755 so tomcat cannot put the

Of course I can change the location of this file but for that I need to


and that's mean each time this script are update, I need to refix it.

So is it safe to do

  chmod 1777 /var/run

or they are other solution ?


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