[smokeping-users] using sudo in an alert

Andrew Pattison andrum99 at gmail.com
Wed Jul 25 10:41:21 CEST 2012

I've got something similar in in /etc/sudoers already.



On 24 July 2012 23:15, Ryan Becker <rb14060 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Make sure that the user is allowed to execute the script without a
> password.  Here's an example that you can modify to suit your
> needs: techbnc ALL = NOPASSWD: /usr/sbin/csf
> In this example the user techbnc is allowed to call /usr/sbin/csf without
> needing a password.  What's happening is that normally when sudo is called,
> it asks for the password and Smokeping has no way to provide that password.
>  By adding the user to the file with NOPASSWD, they are allowed to execute
> the script without being password prompted and therefore Smokeping will be
> able to complete the action.
> On Tue, Jul 24, 2012 at 5:35 PM, Andrew Pattison <andrum99 at gmail.com>wrote:
>> I am trying to set up smokeping with an alert script. The alert script is
>> called like this entry in /etc/smokeping/config.d/Alerts:
>> to = |sudo script.py
>> When called as simply |script.py this works fine, but with sudo the
>> script does not get called. How can I get this working?
>> Thanks
>> Andrew.
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