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Re: as uid USERNAME and gid GROUPNAME not working

From: Kevin Chadwick
Subject: Re: as uid USERNAME and gid GROUPNAME not working
Date: Mon, 21 Feb 2011 18:47:15 +0000

On Tue, 22 Feb 2011 18:33:15 +0100
Jan-Henrik Haukeland wrote:

> On Feb 22, 2011, at 6:11 PM, forsaleinsf wrote:
> > not sure if i missing something else
> You are probably missing some environment stuff. As it says in the wiki FAQ 
> For security reasons monit purges the environment and only sets a spartan 
> PATH variable that contains /bin, /usr/bin, /sbin and /usr/sbin. If your 
> program or script dies, the reason could be that it expects certain 
> environment variables or to find certain programs via PATH. If this is the 
> case you should set the environment variables you need directly in the start 
> or stop script called by monit.

Or if your scripts don't need to be portable then being explicit with
the path in your scripts/cmdline is even better. I do that and also tie
down sudo. ;-)

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