Anthony M. Farrell wrote:
fedora core 6 - 2.6.20-1.2933.fc6
I installed the directory server as a typical install with owner and group set
Directory server starts OK
Admin server will not start.
Output of 'admin-serv/logs/error ' shows above subject error.
Output of /tmp file3SRK6D:
Syntax error on line 35 of /opt/fedora-ds/admin-serv/config/console.conf:
Error:\tApache has not been designed to serve pages while\n\trunning as root.
There are known race conditions that\n\twill allow any local user to read any
file on the system.\n\tIf you still desire to serve pages as root
then\n\tadd -DBIG_SECURITY_HOLE to the CFLAGS env variable\n\tand then
rebuild the server.\n\tIt is strongly suggested that you instead modify the
User\n\tdirective in your httpd.conf file to list a non-root\n\tuser.\n
This error message is telling you that Apache will not run as root. You
must change your User in admin-serv/config/console.conf to a non-root
user, preferably the same user as you run your directory server as (if
that is also root, I strongly encourage you to use a non-root user).
If you're not very far along, I suggest starting over from scratch, and
re-installing using a non-root user for both the Directory and Admin
Changing the console.conf user and group to apache does not make any
Output of ls -l admin-serv/config:
-rw------- 1 root root 337 Jun 24 13:17 adm.conf
-rw------- 1 root root 39 Jun 24 13:17 admpw
-rw------- 1 root root 4588 Jun 24 13:17 admserv.conf
-rw------- 1 root root 1324 Jun 24 13:17 admserv.conf.rej
-rw------- 1 root root 3726 Jun 24 15:54 console.conf
-rw------- 1 root root 30468 Jun 24 15:38 httpd.conf
-rw------- 1 root root 2048 Jun 24 13:17 httpd.conf.rej
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 19707 Jun 24 13:17 local.conf
-rw------- 1 root root 4573 Jun 24 13:17 nss.conf
I have installed on two separate servers with latest fc6 and have the same
problem on both boxes.
I would appreciate any ideas from list members as to how to resolve this
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