[smokeping-users] Re: Cannot get DYNAMIC target?

Marc Haber mh+smokeping-users at zugschlus.de
Tue Aug 23 15:38:04 MEST 2005

On Tue, Aug 23, 2005 at 01:55:15PM +0200, Leos Bitto wrote:
> Marc Haber wrote:
> >>>I have made the directory with the rrd files writeable for www-data
> >>>(smokeping:www-data 755), but still no *.adr file shows up in the
> >>>directory. What might be going wrong here?
> >>
> >>Many things. First, 755 is not writeable by group - but that's probably 
> >>just a typo.
> >
> >Yes, it's a typo.
> OK, so how does it really look? What user, what group, what permissions? 
> Is it smokeping:www-data 775 or something else?

smokeping:www-data 775

> The presence of *.png files there says that the cgi script runs under 
> user www-data. However, that doesn't say that it has access to the group 
> www-data (which might be needed to access that other directory). Please 
> run the following cgi script to check the actual permissions:
> #!/bin/bash
> echo "Content-Type: text/plain"
> echo
> id

$ elinks --dump http://localhost/cgi-bin/id.cgi
   uid=33(www-data) gid=33(www-data) groups=33(www-data)

> Additionally, please check whether your Apache uses suexec or not. That 
> would make a big difference.

It doesn't use suexec.


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