[smokeping-users] Re: ERROR: calling stat on /usr/local/etc/smokeping/config: Permission denied

Niko Tyni ntyni+smokeping-users at mappi.helsinki.fi
Wed Dec 21 15:01:18 MET 2005

On Wed, Dec 21, 2005 at 10:29:29AM -0200, Edinilson J. Santos wrote:
> After upgrade from version 2.0.3 on a Freebsd 4.8 to version 2.0.5 on a 
> Freebsd 6.0 I'm having the following problem calling smokeping.cgi:
> Software error:
> ERROR: calling stat on /usr/local/etc/smokeping/config: Permission denied
> For help, please send mail to the webmaster, giving this error message and 
> the time and date of the error

The user that the CGI runs as does not have privileges (the 'x' bit) to
access the /usr/local/etc/smokeping directory (or one of its parents).
I don't know if FreeBSD uses ACLs; if it does, that may complicate this
a bit.


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