httpd denied write

Colin Walters walters at
Sun Jun 12 17:05:30 UTC 2005

On Sat, 2005-06-11 at 19:28 -0700, Tim Fenn wrote:
> I'm still a bit new to selinux, so apologies if this is a silly
> question.  I've been running httpd in the past, but I've recently had
> errors accessing my mythweb folder (lots of permission denied
> messages) with the following logged in /var/log/messages:
> Jun 11 19:11:16 agora kernel: audit(1118542276.660:0): avc:  denied  {
> write } for  pid=19303 exe=/usr/sbin/httpd name=image_cache dev=sda1
> ino=1392658 scontext=root:system_r:httpd_t tcontext=system_u:object_r:httpd_sys_content_t tclass=dir
> this is from the php scripts in mythweb attempting to write to an
> image cache, which is also under the mythweb folder.  httpd_unified is
> set to 1,

In order to allow httpd to write, you now need both the
"httpd_builtin_scripting" and "httpd_unified" booleans enabled.
The default for both is true, AFAIK; presumably you were bit by the
upgrade bug for the booleans file.

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