[plug] cgi permissions

Russell Steicke r.steicke at bom.gov.au
Tue Jun 29 16:05:13 WST 2004

On Tue, Jun 29, 2004 at 03:58:40PM +0800, Steve Boak wrote:
> I'm experimenting with a perl cgi script to allow a local web user to force a 
> redial on my modem by calling the 'pon' script, but I seem to have a problem 
> with permissions somwhere. To put it simply, I have a line
> $result = `pon`;
> in my script, which returns the message "Error: only members of the 'dip' 
> group can use this command".

If you haven't restarted apache, its processes will still have the old
group list.

Russell Steicke

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