[smokeping-users] slaves and web servers

Werner Thal w_thal at gmx.de
Thu May 31 11:48:41 CEST 2012

> Oh its already running as root. Which is why im trying to find a way to 
> get it run as a different user. Extremely simple with ubuntu as it works 
> out the the box, but i dont see anything in my init script that would 
> make me think there was a "run as this user" option. I tried modifying 
> it like so, with no luck. Still runs as root: 
> http://pastie.org/private/8gkwxllyqhkr0swadr0aja

I have an default option as follows in my init-script:


Maybe this helps. By the way, I am using debian testing.

> Also, since the master receives data through apache from the slaves, i 
> do think apache needs write access to the rrd files.

Ahhhh, ok. I didn't know about that behavior.

So, I am sorry about not beeing very helpful in this case.


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