[CentOS-docs] Contribution to wiki: nagios incompatibility with centos 5.2

Ralph Angenendt

ralph.angenendt at gmail.com
Mon Sep 14 14:15:32 UTC 2009

On Mon, 2009-09-14 at 16:11 +0200, Martin Boel, Silverbullet wrote:
> Hi
> I would like to contribute to the wiki.centos.org:
> username: boel

Hmmm. We really do prefer FirstnameLastname.

> subject: nagios incompatibility with centos 5.2
> location: http://wiki.centos.org/HowTos/Nagios
> content: A security feature of centos 5.2 SELinux prevents the access 
> from the apache httpd server to the needed /var/nagios files. The error 
> manifests itself in the /var/log/messages as "SELinux is preventing the 
> tac.cgi from using potentially mislabeled files ./status.dat (var_t)". A 
> workaround is to execute the command: chcon -R httpd_sys_content_t 
> /var/nagios

Is that still the case in 5.3?


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