[EP-tech] Re: Upgrading to EPrints 3.3.12

Yuri yurj at alfa.it
Wed Oct 16 11:10:34 BST 2013


Il 16/10/2013 11:39, Malcolm Bodger ha scritto:
> Hi Ranju,
>
> Yes I had a similar problem and had to change the ownership. But, I've now changed the owner/group in the apache config /etc/apache2/envars  to eprints and restarted apache but I'm still getting the same error when I try to create an eprint. I don't want to have to reinstall.

Can the eprints user write on directories? Can you paste in the list the 
error? (maybe from error.log in apache logs)

>
> Thanks.
> Regards,
> Malcolm.
> ________________________________________
> From: eprints-tech-bounces at ecs.soton.ac.uk <eprints-tech-bounces at ecs.soton.ac.uk> on behalf of Ranju Upadhyay <Ranju.Upadhyay at nuim.ie>
> Sent: 16 October 2013 09:40
> To: eprints-tech at ecs.soton.ac.uk
> Subject: [EP-tech] Re: Upgrading to EPrints 3.3.12
>
> Hi Malcom,
>
> I did a fresh install of 3.3.12 on RHEL 6 and found that when httpd is owned
> by a different user I could not access the eprints interface at all. On
> changing the ownership(user and group) of httpd to eprints it worked!
>
> Cheers
> Ranju Upadhyay
> National University of Ireland Maynooth.
>
> -----Original Message-----
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> [mailto:eprints-tech-bounces at ecs.soton.ac.uk] On Behalf Of
> franc at library.iisc.ernet.in
> Sent: 16 October 2013 07:09
> To: eprints-tech at ecs.soton.ac.uk
> Subject: [EP-tech] Re: Upgrading to EPrints 3.3.12
>
>> Hi,
>>
>> I wonder if anyone can help me with this problem.
>> I'm running on Ubuntu and have installed EPrints 3.3.12 as user eprints.
>> I noticed that the ownership of some files is www-data and the apache
>> processes are owned by www-data, the default.
>> I had some problems with permissions and had to change the ownership
>> of some files. I now find when I try to create a new eprint I get an
>> error "Can't retrieve item with the ID "13" It appears to create the
>> document with owner and group as www-data. If I change the owner to
>> 'eprints' I can see the record for "13"
>> Has anyone else had this problem? Should I have installed as use www-data?
>> Should I change my Apache to run as eprints?
>>
> The default ownership and group is eprints.eprints. If the default is being
> used then the ownership and group of the Apache should also be
> eprints.eprints.
>
> On the other hand, if you had used the --with-user option while configuring
> the eprints software then the ownership and group of the Apache should be
> same as the one that you had used while configuring eprints software.
>
> Hope this helps.
>
>   - Francis
>
> JRD Tata Library
> IISc, Bangalore, India
>> Thanks,
>> Malcolm.
>>
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