GWAVA 4/5 on Linux Build 118+ GWIA, MTA, POA scanners. For SMTP scanners see note at the bottom of this article.
How do I configure GWAVA to launch as a non-root user?
1) Make sure you are running build 118+
You must have at least build 118 to follow these steps.
To update automatically follow the instructions found here. (preferred method)
This article was originally published in the GWAVA knowledgebase as article ID 1230.