[smokeping-users] No data being displayed for slave machine

jsg at internode.on.net jsg at internode.on.net
Sun Jun 22 16:35:30 CEST 2008

G.W. Haywood wrote:
> Someone else on this thread said that your Web server should be able
> to write the .rrd files, and that might well be the case in version
> 2.4.0 of smokeping.  You can easily test that.  Instead of giving the
> world write permission to the files, simply change the 'group' of the
> files to a group that your Web server is in, and then make the files
> group writeable.  Assuming that Apache is a member of group 'nogroup':

I'm not sure that it is. 

If I run 'groups www-data' then 'www-data' is the only group name that 
it lists ... or am I doing something wrong there?
> chgrp nogroup smokepingfilename
> chmod 664 smokepingfilename
> The first command sets the group ownership to nogroup, the second
> gives read/write to owner and group, read-only to everyone else.
> You'd need to be root to do this.
> If this has the desired effect then we're a little further forward but
> then I think I'd need to take a look at the 2.4.0 code before saying
> much more.  Perhaps Tobi would be able to save us some time, which is
> why I've mailed this to him too.

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