Run your Dreamhost apps under separate users

Posted by Tim Connor Tue, 10 Apr 2007 17:30:00 GMT

After an email exchange with Dreamhost I have had it confirmed that their watcher processes monitor on a per user basis. This means that if you run each app under a separate user you are less likely to have problems with getting your fcgi processes killed.

Excerpt of my email exchange with Dreamhost

> Is it true that the processes are watched on a per user basis
> as in running each app under a different user name will
> mitigate problems?

Yep, that’s correct!

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