Can EPAgent run under root in CA SSO Unix Environment

Document ID : KB000096484
Last Modified Date : 27/06/2018
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Introduction:
Transactions brokered by CA SSO Web Agents are tracked and reported to CA APM.  CA Environmental Performance Agents (EPAgents) handle forwarding statistics from many different Web Agent transactions to a central CA APM collection point. CA APM Dashboards, Type Views, and Team Center display giving both CA SSO and CA APM operations people superior visibility and management of their total application deployment.
Question:
Can EPAgent run under root in CA SSO Unix Environment?
Environment:
CA APM 10.5
CA APM for SSO 13.1

 
Answer:
Per the CA APM for SSO Guide, It is not recommended that you install EPAgent under the root user.
Additional Information:
https://docops.ca.com/ca-apm-for-sso/13-1/en/installation-and-configuration/installing-epagent-on-policy-server-and-web-agents-windows-and-linux