[asterisk-users] asterisk as non root

Atux Atux atuxnull at gmail.com
Wed Apr 19 08:44:39 CDT 2017

hello there. i am running debian 8 in my swerver and i would like to run
asterisk as non root. i did follow the
https://www.voip-info.org/wiki-Asterisk+non-root without any success. when
i issue
root at PBX: ~ $ asterisk -U asterisk -G asterisk
Privilege escalation protection disabled!
See https://wiki.asterisk.org/wiki/x/1gKfAQ for more details.
Unable to access the running directory (Permission denied). Changing to '/'
for compatibility.
Asterisk already running on /var/run/asterisk/asterisk.ctl. Use 'asterisk
-r' to connect.
root at PBX: ~ $

any ideas on how to fix that please?
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