Big brother and httpd

Tom Diehl tdiehl at
Mon Jun 27 01:34:39 UTC 2005

On Sun, 26 Jun 2005, Ivan Gyurdiev wrote:

> On Sun, 2005-06-26 at 16:41 -0400, Ivan Gyurdiev wrote:
> > > 
> > > The bb.html and bb2.html files are created every time bb polls the
> > > machines (every 5 minutes). I have tried doing 
> > > chcon -t httpd_sys_content_t bb?.html on them but they always change back.
> > 
> > Are you sure they're not stored somewhere else,
> > and then copied into the directory?
> Or rather...moved there.

Not 100% sure but I do not think so. I will investigete that possibility

> Also, what exactly is Big Brother, and what 

It is a system and network monitoring tool <>. I am using
the BTF version.

> process context does it run under? 

Not sure. How can I tell?? It runs as a user called bb. So I guess its context
is whatever normal users run under.

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