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Old 07-04-2013, 07:52 AM   #1
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Angry Nagios :: Forbidden You dont have a permission to access /nagios/cgi-bin/

Hai Guyz

I have installed Nagios but finally i am getting some errors on my server, would request you to please help me with this issue ..

Error :
You don't have permission to access /nagios/cgi-bin//status.cgi on my server

Hope you Guyz will help on this issue ..

Thanks in Advance

Old 07-04-2013, 10:27 AM   #2
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Sounds like whichever user is trying to access that folder does not have permission.
What are the permissions on the folders/files and which user needs the access?

You should also check your log files to see if they have more detailed info.
(Sorry haven't tinkered with my Nagios setup in a while )
Old 07-05-2013, 05:32 AM   #3
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Good day,

It definitely seems like you are having an issue with permissions. Hopefully your server has not been compromised either.

In the meantime post the output of the following:
 ls -l  /nagios/cgi-bin//status.cgi

This will give you more information regarding the particular file.

P.S) Unfortunately I am no Guru. There may be more wiser replies to come
Old 07-05-2013, 06:36 AM   #4
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What distribution are you using? It is possible with RH/Fedora that you are bumping into a SELinux error - and may have something in the /var/logs about it.
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