[CentOS] Ping as regular user not allowed (CentOS Stream 8)

Thu Jan 20 16:32:02 UTC 2022
Fabian Arrotin <arrfab at centos.org>

On 19/01/2022 15:32, Toralf Lund wrote:
> Following some update or the other (I think) on my CentOS Stream 8 
> system, I'm no longer able to use ping as a regular user; I get
> $ ping www.centos.org
> ping: socket: Operation not permitted
> Does anyone else see this? It it a bug, or were the system/default 
> permissions deliberately changed? Can anyone suggest a fix/workaround? 
> Actually, I can find several different ones via a simple web search, but 
> they are generally related to other distributions, I'm not quite sure 
> which would be the most appropriate for CentOS...
> Thanks.
> - Toralf

"sudo dnf downgrade iputils" should do it for now

it works when you're back on iputils-20180629-7.el8.x86_64

Fabian Arrotin
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