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IBMIS85: Configuring WebSphere Application Server for Non-Root Administration (Linux, UNIX) (Doc ID 1451464.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 24, 2018

Applies to:

PeopleSoft Enterprise EPM Performance Management Warehouse - Version 9.1 to 9.1 [Release 9]
Generic UNIX
Generic Linux
By default, the IBM WebSphere Application Server runs as root. However, it can also be run by using a non-root user ID. The following instructions describe the steps required to configure and set appropriate file system permissions for WebSphere Application Server to run as a non-root user ID

Purpose

This document describes how to assign another (other than root) user to administer and manage Websphere Application Server (WAS) Enviroment. Please note this is related to IBM Information Server 8.5, since DataSta Engine is already managed by dsadm user. Therefore DataStage Server is not mentioned in this document only the other componenets (WAS and the Agents) which is managed by root user.

Scope

 This document list and describes procedures and commands to applied on WebSphere Application Server (6.x or/and 7.x) and Agents for customers using IBM Information Server 8.5.

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