Running as Root User
You cannot run Spectrum Technology Platform as a root user. This type of installation is no longer supported.
You will see a prompt to designate the owner as part of the installation process.
=================================================== Change Directory and File Ownership –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––-- Do you wish to change file ownership at this time? → 1 - Yes → 2 - No ENTER THE NUMBER OF THE DESIRED CHOICE OR PRESS ENTER TO ACCEPT THE DEFAULT:
- For new installations, do not install with the root user as the owner of the Spectrum Technology Platform installation.
- For upgrade installations, if root is the owner of the Spectrum directory, you will have to change the owner at installation time. If you do not change the installation ownership, the server will not start.
Note: For installing java, download the java zip or tar file. It is not recommended to use the msi method to install java.