[smokeping-users] Re: Understanding SmokePing Graphs.
dayo at ipnxnigeria.net
Wed Aug 20 04:41:28 MEST 2003
Thanks for your help. Not working yet though.
You assumption is correct: this is a Red Hat 8 linux install and it supports
cgi files. I have added the following lines to my httpd.conf file:
ServerAdmin Dayo at mycompany.com
CustomLog logs/smokeping.mydomain.com-access_log common
The path to my cgi-bin directory is /var/www/cgi-bin/ and Ive set the
permission on my smokeping.cgi file to 777.
When I do a ps -ax | grep smokeping, i get :
1241 ? S 0:00 /usr/bin/perl -w ./bin/smokeping
Yes, again you are right. I just copied my basepage.html to my web server
directory /var/www/html/basepage.html. In my virtualhost config above, what
should my DocumentRoot point to ?
When I do a http://10.50.3.207/cgi-bin/smokeping.cgi , I get the following
The server encountered an internal error and was unable to complete your
Premature end of script headers: smokeping.cgi
If you think this is a server error, please contact the webmaster
Wed 20 Aug 2003 03:14:10 AM WAT
Apache/2.0.40 (Red Hat Linux)
I also get this error when I run http://smokeping.mydomain.com which is the
ServerName in my virtualhost config above. I added smokeping.mydomain.com to
my hosts file so that my server can access it by name.
What should I do next ? Thanks for your help.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Roberts, Larry" <Larry.Roberts at expanets.com>
To: "'Dayo Adeyeye'" <dayo at ipnxnigeria.net>
Cc: "Smokeping Users" <smokeping-users at list.ee.ethz.ch>
Sent: Wednesday, August 20, 2003 2:32 AM
Subject: RE: [smokeping-users] Re: Understanding SmokePing Graphs..
> Well, I'm gonna take a guess here..
> First, I'm assuming a linux/apache install and you configured it to
> cgi files.
> Did you put your smokeping.cgi file inside your /cgi-bin directory and
> verify that it has correct permissions?
> In my case, I'm using a virtual host directive, and have told apache to
> for /cgi-bin/smokeping.cgi under the URL.
> Hence http://smokeping.mycompany.com is the URL I give out, and inside the
> httpd.conf file I have:
> <VirtualHost 188.8.131.52>
> ServerAdmin me at mycompany.com
> DocumentRoot /usr/local/apache2/smokeping
> ServerName smokeping.mycompany.com:80
> ErrorLog logs/smokeping.mycompany.com-error_log
> CustomLog logs/smokeping.mycompany.com-access_log common
> DirectoryIndex /cgi-bin/smokeping.cgi
> The path to my cgi-bin directory, under apache2 is:
> And the permissions on my smokeping.cgi file in that directory is 644.
> The directions can be someone confusing, however I took them one step at a
> time and was able to piece all the stuff together.
> I thought about documenting my install procedure and passing it along, but
> have yet to actually have a chance.
> I would try the following url:
> Verify that smokeping is running by doing:
> Ps -ax | grep smokeping
> You can look into the server error logs to see what the server thinks the
> problem is. I suspect you *may* have just copied the default html file
> to the webserver directory, which will not work. That is a template that
> cgi script uses to build the web page.
> That is a couple things to at least try. Good luck!
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dayo Adeyeye [mailto:dayo at ipnxnigeria.net]
> Sent: Tuesday, August 19, 2003 8:09 PM
> To: Roberts, Larry
> Cc: Smokeping Users
> Subject: Re: [smokeping-users] Re: Understanding SmokePing Graphs..
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