[FGS] Problem Apache
gdallaire at dmsolutions.ca
Sun Apr 3 19:22:08 EDT 2005
On Sun, 2005-04-03 at 16:34 +0200, Levert Donovan wrote:
> I have install FGS-mapserver, but when I want start
> FGS I have an error from apache (I am in root account)
When starting apache as root, the apache start script verifies that an
apache user exists. If not, it creates it using:
/usr/sbin/adduser apache -s /sbin/nologin -d $FGS_HOME/www -c 'Apache -
If no user is successfully created, it returns :
> ! Cannot create user 'apache', could not start apache
> as root.
Can you canfirm that an apache user hasn't been created (see
in /etc/passwd if there is an entry) ?
what is your linux distribution ?
> But, when I want to start FGS by an user account, I
> have these errors :
> /opt/fgs/etc/init.d/apache: line 30:
> /opt/fgs/www/conf/live.httpd.conf: Permission non
> /opt/fgs/etc/init.d/apache: line 3:
> /opt/fgs/www/conf/php.ini: Permission non accordée
> fopen: No such file or directory
> httpd: could not open document config file
> /opt/fgs/etc/init.d/apache start: httpd could not be
> I don't understand why the files live.httpd.conf and
> php.ini are not created.
If you installed the FGS runtime as root, you cannot run it as a normal
user since root is the owner of files that need to be writable.
Apache requires to be started as root in order to bind port 80.
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