[OpenSIPS-Users] Opensps runs as root

Bogdan-Andrei Iancu bogdan at opensips.org
Tue Dec 4 13:51:05 CET 2012

Hi Mimi,

are you passing the "-u" and "-g" options to opensips to instruct about 
the unix user and group to be used when running ?
see "opensips -V" for more details on these command line params.


Bogdan-Andrei Iancu
OpenSIPS Founder and Developer

On 12/02/2012 09:09 PM, Mimi Cafe wrote:
> I create opensips user and group and added the information in 
> /etc/default/opensips, but I noticed that the daemon is running as 
> root. In trying to fix
> this , I changed ownership of all opensips files and folders from root 
> to opensips and restart the service, but that didn't help.
> can someone tell me why opensips ignores the direcive in the default 
> startup file?
> Mimi
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