[K12OSN] OT: Smoothwall and Dansguardian
jon.spriggs at gmail.com
Tue May 3 16:05:01 UTC 2005
On 5/3/05, Henry Hartley <henryhartley at westat.com> wrote:
> On: Tue, 03 May 2005 at 11:32 AM, Jon Spriggs said:
> >> On 5/3/05, Henry Hartley <henryhartley at westat.com> wrote:
> >> >
> >> > When I run:
> >> > /etc/rc.d/init.d/dansguardian status
> >> > I get:
> >> > Parent DansGuardian pid:2112
> >> >
> >> > so it seems to be running. I've changed the DG loglevel to 3 but
> >> > /var/log/dansguardian/access.log is still 0 bytes long. Actually,
> >> > I deleted that file and had a bit of trouble because dansguardian
> >> > couldn't create it (because of permissions). I created a file and
> >> > made "nobody" the owner. At that point, dansguardian stopped
> >> > complaining but it still doesn't seem to be doing anything.
> >> Which account actually runs the Dansguardian script? Have you given
> >> that account write permissions to that file?
> >> Run the following command to check and see if actually is running
> >> ps aux |grep -i dans
> >> If it's not running, then how about giving rw perms to all users
> >> with regards to that file initially, and seeing where it fails.
> It seems to be running as nobody. That's what's weird.
> [root at hhh-gateway root]# ps aux | grep -i dans
> nobody 4444 0.0 29.9 19828 18560 ? S May01 0:00 /usr/sbin/dansgua
> nobody 4445 0.0 29.9 19832 18560 ? S May01 0:00 /usr/sbin/dansgua
> nobody 4446 0.0 30.0 20808 18564 ? S May01 0:00 /usr/sbin/dansgua
> root 29946 0.0 0.7 1424 456 ttyp1 S 11:29 0:00 grep -i dans
> [root at hhh-gateway dansguardian]# ls -la
> total 8
> drwxr-xr-x 2 nobody root 4096 May 1 17:42 ./
> drwxr-xr-x 7 root root 4096 May 1 17:54 ../
> -rw-r--r-- 1 nobody root 0 May 1 17:42 access.log
> It's running but not logging anything. Obviously (or apparently,
> anyway) it's being bypassed but everything (that I've checked) implies
> that it shouldn't be being bypassed.
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OK, chmod 666 the log file, and see if anything is written then...
Jon "Four Star Gun" Spriggs AKA
Jon "The Nice Guy" Spriggs
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