FreeBSD Port: nagios-3.0.6

Russell Jackson raj at
Wed Mar 18 13:46:48 PDT 2009

Stephen Allen wrote:
> Hi there,
> I'm not sure if this is a bug, or it's intended.  However, if I install 
> nagios from ports under a umask of 0027 it fails to run and ktrace shows 
> permission denied on the config files.
> I removed and installed again under umask 0022 and it works ok.  Is 
> there a reason why the config files need world read permissions on them 
> for nagios to work?

My guess is that your config files were owned by a user other than the user nagios was
running under.

Russell A. Jackson <raj at>
Network Analyst
California State University, Bakersfield

Consequences, Schmonsequences, as long as I'm rich.
		-- "Ali Baba Bunny" [1957, Chuck Jones]

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