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Old 07-07-2010, 07:11 PM   #1
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Question Apache2, suexec error: command not in docroot (/usr/bin/php-cgi)

Hi, I'm having a bit of trouble getting suexec to run properly.

Basically when I try execute a PHP script with SuexecUserGroup set, I get the following error:

uid: (501/uname) gid: (501/501) cmd: php-cgi
command not in docroot (/usr/bin/php-cgi)

Without SuexecUserGroup set, they work fine, but obviously aren't executed as the script's owner.

Here's one of the domain's configs:
<VirtualHost *:80>
    ServerName www.domain
    ServerAlias domain

    SuexecUserGroup uname gname

    ServerAdmin webmaster@domain
    DocumentRoot /var/www/domain/public_html

    <Directory /var/www/domain/public_html/>
        Order allow,deny
        allow from all

    ErrorLog logs/domain-error_log
    CustomLog logs/domain-access_log common
And the suexec config info

suexec -V
 -D AP_DOC_ROOT="/var/www"
 -D AP_GID_MIN=100
 -D AP_HTTPD_USER="apache"
 -D AP_LOG_EXEC="/var/log/httpd/suexec.log"
 -D AP_SAFE_PATH="/usr/local/bin:/usr/bin:/bin"
 -D AP_UID_MIN=500
 -D AP_USERDIR_SUFFIX="public_html"
Any suggestions on what I might be doing wrong? I can provide other info if needed.

For a bit of background info, the end result i'm trying to achieve is for files that get uploaded via a php script to be owned by the user account that owns the script rather than by the apache user. From what I can tell, suexec is the way to accomplish this.
Old 07-17-2010, 02:57 PM   #2
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Try SuexecUserGroup apache apache

Last edited by millergroup; 07-17-2010 at 02:59 PM.


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