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Constant mirroring
I'm not sure how to best explain what I'd like to do, so let me give an example. I used to work in a department that deals with internet security. This department had an "internal" website (only...
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I didn't realize that's all POSIX.pm was doing. ...
I didn't realize that's all POSIX.pm was doing. I know how to chmod and umask with perl, I'm just really annoyed by this bug and wanted to figure it out. I've spent too much time on it now, so I'll...
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I just can't let this go! We updated Apache this...
I just can't let this go! We updated Apache this weekend and still have the problem. It just makes me so happy. I looked in /etc/profile and and couldn't find anything about umask. I did locate...
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So I started roaming around looking for apache...
So I started roaming around looking for apache httpd bugs and found one that says We're running apache 2.0.40. Does that mean that when these files are being uploaded they could be given the umask...
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No, we don't get errors with those scripts. I've...
No, we don't get errors with those scripts. I've always been curious why they occasionally come up as scriptname <defunct>, but have never really payed attention to it because they always work.
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Thanks for the advice. To answer your question,...
Thanks for the advice. To answer your question, it's always a random user in a random directory. We're about half-way through changing our scripts to manually chmod the uploaded file, so I think...
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It really seems like that's the problem. We're...
It really seems like that's the problem. We're still narrowing down any patterns, but it here's any consistency we've found so far.

Roughly 11:00 pm - consistently wrong permissions
5:00 pm -...
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Posted By sstevens
Optimus_P
First, I really appreciate you helping me out with this. I've been on other forums and nobody has tried to help as much as you have.

1) The files that are being uploaded can go to hundreds of...
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We're working on changing the perl files to...
We're working on changing the perl files to change the permissions manually. We just have so many that I was hoping there would be an easier way.

I agree it sounds like another process is...
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Posted By sstevens
Perl Uploading Files
Using perl 5.8.0, Linux 2.4.20-30.9, RedHat 9.0.
We have many .cgi's that allow privileged users to upload files to the server through a web browser. We've had these .cgi's for years and have never...
Forum: Linux 09-01-2003
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Posted By sstevens
It looks like I'll just have to write an hourly...
It looks like I'll just have to write an hourly crontab to change the permissions for me. I was hoping I wouldn't have to use the cpu resources on an hourly basis for something that won't be...
Forum: Linux 08-31-2003
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Posted By sstevens
No, I haven't gone to the Plesk forum yet. I...
No, I haven't gone to the Plesk forum yet. I didn't realize they had one. I've read the documentation and gone through the interface looking for an option like this, but didn't find anything. I'll...
Forum: Linux 08-30-2003
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Posted By sstevens
Domain Administrator
I used to have a Cobalt RaQ4 server that allows the server administrator to set up site administrators for each domain. The site administrators can add more users to that domain, and he can also...
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I think I got it with wget -q...
I think I got it with wget -q "http://www.example.com/test.cgi?var=variable" Thanks for your help LivinFree!
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I was soooo happy for about two minutes! I added...
I was soooo happy for about two minutes! I added the -dump to my line of code and when I ran the program manually, it put the successful text in my specified file. But, when I put my program in the...
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Posted By sstevens
Lynx via crontab
I've written a program using the bourne shell (I think) #!/bin/bash that goes through a database and for each line does lynx "http://www.example.com/test.cgi?var=variable" The whole point of this was...
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Posted By sstevens
I finally figured it out! I have to use lynx...
I finally figured it out! I have to use lynx 'http://etc.com'
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Sorry I didn't respond for so long, I was...
Sorry I didn't respond for so long, I was temporarily moved to a different project. Coming back to this question I realize this was horribly written, and it isn't even what I really need to...
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HTML-CGI on Unix
AAAHHH!! I've made a perl program that you can run on a web browser. This program needs to be run everyday, and I don't want to have to run it everyday. The problem is when I try running the program...
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Posted By sstevens
Absolute Path
If I understand which part of the line you're talking about, yes. I didn't put an absolute path to the command 'root', but I didn't think I needed to. I did use the absolute path for the program I am...
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Posted By sstevens
cron command not found
I'm trying to execute a command in my crontab, but every hour I'm sent mail that says

/bin/bash: root: command not found

Does anyone know why I'm getting that message? It was in the crontab...
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