[smokeping-users] RRD files being created, but the graphs are not updating
dano at northpb.com
Wed Jun 1 23:17:10 CEST 2016
Just to be pedantic, one might want to chmod 664 so that the world doesn't
have write access to the rrd files. I'll keep reading your responses and
try to help.
btw, is there an IRC channel? Should we create one?
On Wed, Jun 1, 2016 at 2:08 PM, masonke <masonke at gmail.com> wrote:
> Until today we never had a problem, we are constantly adding targets and
> have a rigid salt stack deployment. Just for safety, not he master, every
> 10 minutes a cron job kicks off a script that sets these perms not he master
> cd /var/lib/smokeping
> find . -type f -name '*.rrd' | xargs chown smokeping:www-data
> find . -type f -name '*.rrd' | xargs chmod 666
> Will add the chgrp and chown, just to make sure.
> I am hoping that when I go back and look at it later, the problem will
> jump out at me.
> On Jun 1, 2016, at 16:57, Dan O'Neill <dano at northpb.com> wrote:
> Let me walk through an example of my configuration and the permissions
> changes required. I add slaves frequently and have this process somewhat
> - Slave is called c2nyc
> - Hierarchy is client -> boatsrus -> ping boatsrus.com
> - Apache user is www-data
> - Apache group is www-data
> Steps on the Master:
> 1. cd /var/lib/smokeping
> 2. chgroup www-data boatsrus
> 3. chmod g+w boatsrus
> 4. cd boatsrus
> 5. chgrp www-data *c2nyc.rrd
> 6. chmod g+w *c2nyc.rrd
> And that is pretty much the permissions structure that works.
> Separately, what error are you seeing on the slave side?
> On Wed, Jun 1, 2016 at 1:47 PM, masonke <masonke at gmail.com> wrote:
>> This really looks like a permissions issue, but I just can’t find it. In
>> desperation, I made all the red files and directories that hold them 777,
>> just to see what would happen. It did not change anything.
>> It is almost like the process that moves the data from the slave.cache
>> files into the rrd file is not running. If I reboot the master, all the
>> backlogged slave_cache data is added to the rrd and you can see it on the
>> Really is a crazy thing with the secrets file, the error is on the slave,
>> not the master.
>> I will can the whole thing and restart from scratch if I can’t get it
>> fixed by noon tomorrow.
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