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Re: [K12OSN] Cron Problem for squidGuard - LTSP 4.0.2 (FC3)



Do a chmod to 644 and restart or reload crond

service crond restart


I encountered this a couple of months ago and Eric Harrison recently
posted a notice and a fix.

Mark Orenstein
East Granby, CT School System


> I seem to be having trouble running a daily cron job. This seems to be
> the only job that has trouble - nothing else has the "BAD FILE MODE"
> comment.
>
> I googled the problem and found a suggestion that BAD FILE MODE probably
> means permissions trouble - but when I checked, it all looks fine. I'm
> looking for suggestions on how to proceed.
>
> Here is the error message from my cron log:
>       [root localhost ~]# more /var/log/cron | grep squidGuard
>       Apr 18 17:11:31 localhost crond[2125]: (*system*) BAD FILE MODE
>        (/etc/cron.d/squidGuard)
>       Apr 19 11:11:11 localhost crond[2288]: (*system*) BAD FILE MODE
> (/etc/cron.d/squidGuard)
>       Apr 19 11:17:39 localhost crond[2371]: (*system*) BAD FILE MODE
> (/etc/cron.d/squidGuard)
>       Apr 19 13:29:07 localhost crond[2190]: (*system*) BAD FILE MODE
> (/etc/cron.d/squidGuard)
>       [root localhost ~]# ls -l /etc/cron.daily/
>       total 92
>       -rwxr-xr-x  1 root root  418 Nov 19 12:21 00-makewhatis.cron
>       -rwxr-xr-x  1 root root  135 Aug 18  2004 00webalizer
>       -rwxr-xr-x  1 root root  276 Sep 28  2004 0anacron
>       -rw-r--r--  1 root root  797 Oct 19  2004 certwatch
>       -rwxr-xr-x  1 root root  180 Oct 19  2004 logrotate
>       -rwxr-xr-x  1 root root 2133 Nov 23 07:29 prelink
>       -rwxr-xr-x  1 root root  104 Nov  1 18:54 rpm
>       -rwxr-xr-x  1 root root   82 Oct 20  2004 slocate.cron
>       -rwxr-xr-x  1 root root   56 Apr 16 20:00 squidGuard
>       -rwxr-xr-x  1 root root  286 Aug 13  2004 tmpwatch
>       -rwxr-xr-x  1 root root  136 Feb 21 07:38 yum.cron
>       [root localhost ~]#
> On another list, someone asked to see the contents of squidGuard in
> /etc/cron.daily/ and /etc/cron.d/squidGuard - so I am including them
> here as well.
>
> ---begin clip---
> [root localhost ~]# more /etc/cron.daily/squidGuard
> #!/bin/bash
> nice /usr/sbin/update_squidguard_blacklists
> [root localhost ~]# nice /usr/sbin/update_squidguard_blacklists
> [root localhost ~]# more /etc/cron.d/squidGuard
> /etc/cron.d/squidGuard: No such file or directory
> [root localhost ~]# tail -n 100 /usr/sbin/update_squidguard_blacklists
> #!/bin/sh
>
> TARGET=/var/squidGuard/blacklists
>
> cd $TARGET || exit
>
> # only run if squidGuard is active!
> [ "`ps auxw | grep squid[G]uard`" ] || exit
>
> rsync -az squidguard.mesd.k12.or.us::filtering $TARGET
>
> for DIR in `ls $TARGET`
> do
>          if [ -f $DIR/domains.include ]
>          then
>                  TMP=$RANDOM
>                  cat $DIR/domains $DIR/domains.include | sort | uniq >
> $DIR/domains.$TMP
>                  mv -f $DIR/domains.$TMP $DIR/domains
>          fi
>          if [ -f $DIR/urls.include ]
>          then
>                  TMP=$RANDOM
>                  cat $DIR/urls $DIR/urls.include | sort | uniq >
> $DIR/urls.$TMP
>                  mv -f $DIR/urls.$TMP $DIR/urls
>          fi
> done
>
> /usr/sbin/squidGuard -c /etc/squid/squidGuard.conf  -C all
> # /usr/sbin/squidGuard -c /etc/squid/squidGuard.conf  -u
>
> chown -R squid.squid $TARGET
> chown -R squid.squid /var/log/squidGuard/
>
> sleep 5s
>
> /usr/bin/killall -HUP squid
> I am running LTSP 4.2.0 - FC3
>
> Any suggestions as to where the problem lies?
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> Dan Bentson-Royal
> La Center Schools
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