[rrd-users] Re: my cgi script error

Stephen May stephen.may at sms-internet.net
Fri Mar 7 10:28:15 MET 2003

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> Subject: [rrd-users] my cgi script error
> is there someone help me, why when i execution my cgi there error like
> this in web browser
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> last updated: Friday, March 07, 2003 02:51PM
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> HTTP Port 80
> [ERROR: Opening 'port80.png' for write: Permission denied] 

This looks like you've got the permissions screwed up on the directory you're trying to write the file to.  I've found that if the directory isn't owned by the apache user, cgi-bin scripts like this will die.  Chown the directory so that the apache user and group own it and try again.


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