[smokeping-users] Traceroute feature

Tobias Oetiker tobi at oetiker.ch
Thu Jan 20 16:51:46 CET 2011

Hi Kobus,

Today Kobus Bensch wrote:

> Hello everyone
> I have managed to setup smokeping and i am happily smoking the
> network. I am now trying to setup the traceroute and although it
> pops up and wants to start tracing, i get the following error in
> the window:
> The specified type of tracerouting is only allowed for superuser
> only
> How do i get it to perform the trace? My smokeping speedy-cgi is
> running as apache on a centos box.

you have to make the traceroute binary setuid root


> Thanks in advance
> Kobus

Tobi Oetiker, OETIKER+PARTNER AG, Aarweg 15 CH-4600 Olten, Switzerland
http://it.oetiker.ch tobi at oetiker.ch ++41 62 775 9902 / sb: -9900

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