[smokeping-users] Re: [lists] Remote Fping Problems...

C. van Ee djmuggs at cypresshill.nl
Thu Nov 27 10:33:13 MET 2003

Thx for your reaction... but i can axecute fping as the user i'm SSHing

ssh smokeping at someip fping someip
someip is alive

So it looks everything is fine with te way it executes...



On Wed, Nov 26, 2003 at 08:13:06PM +0100, Stefan Michel wrote:
> Hi!
> 26.11.2003 12:07:39, "C. van Ee" <djmuggs at cypresshill.nl> wrote:
> >I'm just a bit lost now ;-)
> >
> >I followed the instructions for configuring ssh and rsh to do an fping
> >remote.
> >If i give the command "ssh someuser at someip fping somehost" this works, so i
> >should be allowed to use a probe for remote fping.
> >
> >But now i made the probe as it should be and it seems to work, but i get an
> >packetloss of 100%.
> I'm not actually using fping probes, but I remember that fping is usually
> installed setuid root, so maybe your smokeping process runs as a user that
> does not have the appropriate privileges to call the remote fping?
> Just guessing tho... ;)
> Cheers,
> Stefan

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