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Re: SELinux Preventing Web Access to apcupsd multimon.cgi



On Thu, 2009-03-19 at 13:55 -0700, Rick Stevens wrote:
> Rick Bilonick wrote:
> > I'm using SELinux set to enforcing. apcaccess works
> > fine and I can see the output from the ups. I have port 3551 tcp opened
> > in the firewall (I think I need this to get the connection to the ups)
> > and have the Apache web server enabled. I can access the web page from
> > other computers and run multimon.cgi - it displays the table headers but
> > won't display the ups info. It gives an error: 
> > 
> > Not available: upsfetch: tcp-open failed for 127.0.0.1 port 3551
> > 
> > I've checked SELINUX troubleshooter and it's definitely multimon.cgi
> > interacting with httpd. I tried following what the troubleshooter said
> > to make a new policy but I cannot get it to work. There is no /tmp/avc
> > directory. Any ideas on how to fix this?
> 
> IIRC, "# setsebool httpd_enable_cgi on" does the trick.
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Thanks. I did as you said, but it still didn't work because I need one
addition thing. When checking another system I realized that I also
needed to open port 3551 udp (in addition to tcp). So then is worked.
Thanks for your help.

Rick B.


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