[mrtg] creating templock permission error
bob.flynn at s3group.com
Thu Feb 24 13:16:37 MET 2005
I am attempting to do the following.
Run mrtg with storage from an NFS provided storage.
I have created a user called mrtg.
I am running mrtg with the following command.
mrtg --user=mrtg /home/mrtg/mrtg-2/conf/mrtg.conf
This throws back the following error message;
ERROR: Creating templock /home/mrtg/mrtg-2/conf/mrtg.conf_l_30122:
nied at /usr/bin/mrtg line 1433.
I am initially running mrtg as root ( from a startup script ).
My understanding is the specifying the user would daemonize the process
running under this user, which would get around the permissions issue.
So, it seems I can do two things.
1. Specifiy a local location ( /var/tmp or /tmp ) on the box and have it
create the templock in this location rather than beside the mrtg.conf
2. Enable root access for this box on the NIS mount. I really do not
want to do this.
Can anyone shed any light on how to specifiy the location for the
templock files ?
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