[rt-users] rt command changed? No RT user found...

Jesse Vincent jesse at bestpractical.com
Sun Dec 2 19:14:22 EST 2001

Your scripts are running as a user who doesn't have an RT account and were,
in effect, exploiting the security hole that was fixed in 2.0.8_01.

create an rt user with the unix username set to whatever your scripts run as.

On Sun, Dec 02, 2001 at 02:53:42PM -0800, matthew zeier wrote:
> My nag script used /opt/rt2/bin/rt to do it's work.  After upgrading to
> 2.0.9 I noticed that the script stopped sending out emails.  If I run it as
> any user other than root, I get the following error:
> mrz at irv1-core [~/] 526> /opt/rt2/bin/rt
> No RT user found. Please consult your RT administrator.
> Looking through the src, I see that GetCurrentUser "Figures out the uid of
> the current user and returns an RT::CurrentUser object loaded with that
> user.  if the current user isn't found, returns a copy of RT::Nobody."
> That doesn't appear to be working anymore or I lost whatever RT:Nobody is.
> Help?
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> matthew zeier - "In mathematics you don't understand things.  You just
> get used to them." - John von Newmann
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