Sort of nginx specific...

Maxim Dounin mdounin at
Mon Oct 4 15:20:38 MSD 2010


On Sun, Oct 03, 2010 at 01:39:59PM -0400, Ilan Berkner wrote:

> Hi All,
> I'm setting up Nagios to run thorugh Nginx.  I have the CGI wrapper working
> (yey).  However, some nagios web based functions require access to a nagios
> command file (a pipe) in the nagios /var/rw directory.
> When the nagios service starts, it creates a "nagios.cmd" pipe file in the
> rw directory.
> When trying to access that web file through the web interface, there's a
> permission issue.  However, if I set the nagios.cmd file to have 777
> permissions, it works fine.
> The problem is that when the nagios service is restarted, the nagios.cmd
> file is recreated and no longer has the 777 permissions.
> I am running the nagios service and the Nginx web server under the same user
> and group.

nginx user doesn't matter as nginx only talks to backend (i.e. 
your CGI wrapper).  It's your CGI wrapper user/group which 

Maxim Dounin

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