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From Eric Covener <cove...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] rotatelogs creates logs as root
Date Tue, 27 Nov 2012 15:19:05 GMT
On Tue, Nov 27, 2012 at 10:05 AM, MegaBrutal <megabrutal@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello,
>
> I've encountered a system which is configured to use the rotatelogs
> application to rotate logs. For some reason, it creates subsequent log files
> with root owner, while the log files should be owned by the Apache user
> account.
>
> Why is it, and what can I do to solve this problem?
>
> Apache runs under a separate user account, only one instance is running as
> root to be able to bind to port 80. I don't think rotatelogs should be
> called as root, or if so, rotatelogs should chown the files to the Apache
> user ID.
>
>
> Regards,
> MegaBrutal



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Eric Covener
covener@gmail.com

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