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How do I run apps as a non-root user in redhat 6/7 ?

in the past I just let the install rpm set up an non root userid for an application.  
 
Where I am now we download source need to run it as non-root user without the RPM package taking care of this for me.
This is for newer versions of Redhat !

Does the rpm su to the user, runuser user another way of running an app ( apache, tomcat etc ) as a non-root user?

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Timfox123
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you need to "su" to root or equivalent like sudo and then install / run as root

the rpm cannot su as there are too many different ways to validate
Can you elaborate more on requirement? Can you give example?
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