[smokeping-users] Smokeping Master/Slave permission/denied problem

G.W. Haywood ged at jubileegroup.co.uk
Sat Jun 18 18:24:57 CEST 2011

Hi there,

On Sat, 18 Jun 2011, Joakim Westin wrote:

> sudo chmod 0440 /etc/smokeping/smokeping_secrets
> ...
> WARNING: Opening secrets file /etc/smokeping/smokeping_secrets:
> Permission denied
> ...
> Can anyone give me a clue as to how the permissions should be set for
> the master/slave to work OK?

It's probably the file ownership that's the problem, not the permissions.
The file should be owned by the UID that's running the process which is
complaining about reading it.  Try using

chown user /etc/smokeping/smokeping_secrets

where "user" is the userid of the smokeping process.



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