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Re: I can't run SWAT. Asking for help.



On Mon, 2006-04-10 at 21:06 -0700, Craig White wrote:
> On Tue, 2006-04-11 at 06:59 +0300, Ivan Evstegneev wrote:
> > Hello!!!
> > 
> > First of all I want say that I used this "how-to":
> > http://samba.org/samba/docs/man/Samba-HOWTO-Collection/SWAT.html#xinetd
> > as my guide and here I'll give the complete log of my actions:
> > 
> > 1) Locating the SWAT File:
> > 
> > this line describes the how-to's preferences:
> > "/usr/sbin the default location on most Linux systems"
> > 
> >                           and I have this file in the same folder.
> > 
> > 2) Locating the SWAT Support Files:
> >    
> > this line describes the how-to's preferences:
> > "frodo:~ # whereis swat
> > swat: /usr/sbin/swat /usr/share/man/man8/swat.8.gz"
> > 
> > **** and this is what I got on my terminal:
> > "[root localhost ~]# whereis swat
> > swat: /usr/sbin/swat    /usr/share/swat   /usr/share/man/man8/swat.8.gz"
> > 
> > **** as you can see there are two identical paths except the middle one, but I'll talk about it later.
> > 
> > 
> > 3) We must now check where swat expects to find its support files.
> > 
> > this line describes the how-to's preferences:
> > "frodo:/ # strings /usr/sbin/swat | grep "/swat"
> > /swat/
> > ...
> > /usr/share/samba/swat
> > frodo:/ #"
> > 
> > ******* here some little "spike" appeared, in my case I can only view 
> >         the man pages for "strings" command but when I tried to run it, I got "command not found".
> >         and 'cause of it I followed the next instruction:
> > 
> > "jht frodo:/> find /usr/share/samba/swat -print
> > /usr/share/samba/swat
> > /usr/share/samba/swat/help
> > /usr/share/samba/swat/lang
> > /usr/share/samba/swat/lang/ja
> > /usr/share/samba/swat/lang/ja/help
> > /usr/share/samba/swat/lang/ja/help/welcome.html
> > /usr/share/samba/swat/lang/ja/images
> > /usr/share/samba/swat/lang/ja/images/home.gif
> > ...
> > /usr/share/samba/swat/lang/ja/include
> > /usr/share/samba/swat/lang/ja/include/header.nocss.html
> > ...
> > /usr/share/samba/swat/lang/tr
> > /usr/share/samba/swat/lang/tr/help
> > /usr/share/samba/swat/lang/tr/help/welcome.html
> > /usr/share/samba/swat/lang/tr/images
> > /usr/share/samba/swat/lang/tr/images/home.gif
> > ...
> > /usr/share/samba/swat/lang/tr/include
> > /usr/share/samba/swat/lang/tr/include/header.html
> > /usr/share/samba/swat/using_samba..................................."
> > 
> > ******* but for the /usr/share/samba/swat I got nothing. But when I changed a path to "/usr/share/swat"
> >         it described me all those files listed above. So now you see that the only difference between how-to's paths and mine 
> >         is that I have swat supported files in "/usr/share/swat" folder and not in "/usr/share/samba/swat"... 
> >         Actually I created "samba" folder and copied there swat files... but as you can observe it got no effect.
> > 
> > 
> > 4) Enabling SWAT for Use.
> > 
> > this line describes the how-to's preferences:
> > "The control file (or files) can be located in the file /etc/inetd.conf
> > or in the directory /etc/[x]inet[d].d or in a similar location"
> > 
> > ***** So I found my "xinetd.conf" and added the following lines as they
> > asked me: "# default: off
> > # description: SWAT is the Samba Web Admin Tool. Use swat \
> > #              to configure your Samba server. To use SWAT, \
> > #              connect to port 901 with your favorite web browser.
> > service swat
> > {
> > 	port    = 901
> > 	socket_type     = stream
> > 	wait    = no
> > 	only_from = localhost
> > 	user    = root
> > 	server  = /usr/sbin/swat
> > 	log_on_failure  += USERID
> > 	disable = no
> > }
> > "
> > 
> > 
> > ******and now my "xinetd.conf" file looks like this:
> > 
> > "#
> > # Simple configuration file for xinetd
> > #
> > # Some defaults, and include /etc/xinetd.d/
> > 
> > defaults
> > {
> > 	instances               = 60
> >         log_type                = SYSLOG authpriv
> >         log_on_success		= HOST PID
> >         log_on_failure		= HOST
> > 	cps			= 25 30
> > }
> > 
> > includedir /etc/xinetd.d
> > 
> > # default: off
> > # description: SWAT is the Samba Web Admin Tool. Use swat \
> > #              to configure your Samba server. To use SWAT, \
> > #              connect to port 901 with your favorite web browser.
> > service swat
> > {
> >         port    = 901
> >         socket_type     = stream
> >         wait    = no
> >         only_from = localhost
> >         user    = root
> >         server  = /usr/sbin/swat
> >         log_on_failure  += USERID
> >         disable = no
> > }
> > 
> > "
> > 
> > ******* Then I opened my firefox and wrote this command:        
> >         "http://localhost:901/"; but it didn't work...
> > 
> > 
> >         Am I missing something? or doing something wrong? Any help will
> > be gladly accepted. :))))
> ----
> /sbin/service xinetd restart  # as root
> 
> should work then...but I'm not a fan of swat.
> 
> Craig
> 

It changed nothing.... I still have "The connection was reset.          
The connection to the server was reset while the page was loading"
message. 

Lets try other clue?

Ivan.




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