[smokeping-users] Re: Error starting smokeping

Marc Powell mpowell at ena.com
Tue Sep 9 22:48:49 MEST 2003

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dayo Adeyeye [mailto:dayo at ipnxnigeria.net]
> Sent: Tuesday, September 09, 2003 3:04 PM
> To: Smokeping Users
> Thanks Marc.
> Smokeping is starting now. i had to edit that line in my config file.
> Problem now is that when I do a http://myserver/cgi-bin/smokeping.cgi,
> get
> the following errors on the displayed page:
> WARNING: creating /var/www/html/smokeping/rrdtool.png: Permission
> ERROR: creating  /var/www/html/smokeping/World: No such file or
> How can I correct this please ?

Modify the permissions on /var/www/html/Smokeping/* such that the user
your web server is running as can create files and directories. There
are several ways of doing that, some better than others, from chmod -R
777 /var/www/html/Smokeping/* (not recommended) to creating a group that
the Smokeping user and the web server user share and chgrp -R
<sharedgroup> /var/www/html/Smokeping/*;chmod -R g+w


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