[Mailman-Users] can't call command line functions from php
anne.ramey at ncmail.net
Tue Sep 19 14:10:39 CEST 2006
Mark Sapiro wrote:
> Anne Ramey wrote:
>>>> I have my php script running as a user in the mailman group, but when I
>>>> try to do:
>>>> //add user to Admin email list
>>>> $command = "/usr/local/mailman/bin/add_members -r ".$Filename."
>>>> system($command, $status);
>>>> I get a status of 1 returned to me and it doesn't add the users.
>> My safe_mode is Off. There are no errors in my http log and none output
>> to the screen. I can run other commands with system and
>> shell_exec...just not any mailman commands.
> Are you sure you're executing the command as the mailman group?
> chmod g+s /usr/local/mailman/bin/add_members
> and see if that helps. If it does, the problem is with the group
> executing the command.
> You don't want to leave add_members as SETGID if non Mailman admins
> have shell access to your box as SETGID will allow anyone to
> successfully run the command.
That didn't help. I have found an error:
IOError: [Errno 13] Permission denied:
it was in my main apache log, not the log for the virtual server I am
running the command off of. What I get permission denied to depends on
what command I'm trying to run. Sometimes it's a lock file. If it's a
group thing, I don't understand why--my perl scripts can run these
commands fine, but my php cannot. They both run from the same web
server, so they'll both be running as the same user.
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