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Security best practice when running process as non-root user

So I'm trying to run Supervisor (http://supervisord.org/) as a non-root user. However the process outputs logs to the /var/log directory which is owned by root and has 755 permissions. Therefore ...
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Is running Supervisor as root a bad idea for security reasons? [closed]

I want to have a flexible setup (will need to run Redis, Celery, and uWSGI), but I'm wondering whether or not it's a bad idea to run Supervisor as root (the default), and if so, why it is bad.
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Recommended way to start supervisord from non-root bash script?

I have set up supervisor to monitor some processes. Because I deploy via remote script, I need a way to send supervisor start/stop commands without sudo. I'm not sure how to do this though. Is there ...
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How can I run supervisord without using root?

I seem to be having trouble figuring out why supervisord won't run as a non-root user. If I start it with the user set to jason (pid 1000), I get the following in the log file: 2010-05-24 ...