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Running as user 'root' is a security risk, aborting.

Tomasz Malinowski
on 5/22/14, 9:22 AM 9,869 views

/usr/bin/openerp-server --addons-path /etc/openerp/openerp-connector


Running as user 'root' is a security risk, aborting.

Hi Tomasz, How do you overcome this problem?

on 2/3/15, 1:40 PM
Mariusz Mizgier
On 5/22/14, 11:15 AM

OpenERP requires a user not to be a root to start. You should consider creating a special system user, that will be running that application and has rights to access Postgresql. Chekc out the guide at http://www.theopensourcerer.com/2012/12/how-to-install-openerp-7-0-on-ubuntu-12-04-lts/.

On 5/22/14, 4:55 PM

You have to install openerp under another user, such as openerp. You have to:

  • install necessary packages
  • create openerp user
  • create directory where you will install openerp
  • grant rwx permissions to the openerp user
  • install openerp under the openerp user
  • finally, run openerp with the openerp user

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