Directory Permission Failure
peter.taschner at space.at
Mon Jun 7 10:01:41 UTC 2004
thank You for the fast answer, for the time beeing i will have to open the
or what about changing the primary group of user news from news to staff?
Is there a roadmap, when this different method will be declared as stable?
Russ Allbery wrote:
> Peter Taschner <peter.taschner at space.at> writes:
> > When storing articles I get the following error:
> > Jun 4 13:15:09 kali innd: [ID 490418 news.error] tradspool: could not
> > make directory /opt/news/spool/articles/at/space/igps Permission
> > denied
> > Jun 4 13:15:09 kali innd: [ID 492761 news.error] SERVER cant store
> > article: Permission denied
> innd only ever tries to create directories if it received an error when
> attempting to just create the article file directly, so you have some
> other problem here. innd was unable to create a file in that directory
> for some reason.
> > The user as which inn is run is news:
> > <kali:root>/opt/news/spool/articles/at/space # niscat passwd.org_dir |
> > grep news
> > news:*LK*:119:119:news server
> > admin:/home/news:/usr/bin/bash:12565::::::
> > <kali:root>/opt/news/spool/articles/at/space # groups news
> > news staff
> > The article storage dir is a symlink to an automounted NFS proj dir:
> > <kali:root>/opt/news/spool/articles/at/space # ls -la
> > drwxrwxr-x 2 news news 512 Jun 1 18:10 .
> > drwxrwxr-x 3 news news 512 May 27 10:34 ..
> > lrwxrwxrwx 1 root other 22 Jun 1 18:10 igps ->
> > /proj/igps/mailarchive
> > root at jupiter:~# ls -la /proj/igps
> > drwxr-s--- 10 wer staff 512 Jun 1 18:09 .
> > dr-xr-xr-x 2 root root 2 Jun 7 08:36 ..
> > drwxrwxr-x 2 news news 512 Jun 7 00:55 mailarchive
> Ah, you're relying on supplemental groups to give INN access to its
> spool. inndstart doesn't preserve supplemental groups. By the time that
> innd is running, it won't be in the staff group any more, and therefore
> won't be able to traverse /proj/igps.
> This is fixed in CURRENT, which uses a completely different method to
> start innd.
> I'm afraid that there isn't an easy fix for this in STABLE.
> Russ Allbery (rra at stanford.edu) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>
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