[rt-users] Web Interface Doesn't Work

Charlie Brady charlieb at aurema.com
Fri Mar 10 00:32:10 EST 2000

On Thu, 9 Mar 2000, Barnett Hsu wrote:

> At 12:01 PM 3/10/2000 +1100, Charlie Brady wrote:
> >That also sounds like a permissions problem. If the RT scripts running
> >from the web server cannot read the transactions, that is how it will
> >look. Go back to the install documentation and check every step.
> I already went through the install documentation
> when I discovered the first problem.  But anyway,
> yes, this one was a permissions problem as well.
> I had to make the transactions directory and all
> of its subdirectories world readable/executable.

You shouldn't need to do that. You should find a solution which works
correctly without being too promiscuous. You may need to change some
ownership, or something else, but you should seek a solution which
is less drastic.


> I never expected to have permissions problems --
> permissions were set by the Makefile and I didn't
> change any permissions until after I got the
> "Internal Server Error" pages.  Considering the
> scripts were setuid, I would have thought there
> wouldn't be any permissions problems...

Are you sure that the setuid is working? You aren't mounting via NFS are

Charlie Brady
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