[Nut-upsuser] nut 2.6.1 on OpenSolaris/OpenIndiana doesn't find Tripp-Lite ECO550 UPS

Charles Lepple clepple at gmail.com
Sat Aug 27 23:34:22 UTC 2011

On Aug 27, 2011, at 12:59 PM, Kostas Oikonomou wrote:

> Along the same lines, the manual, sec. 6, says
> -----------------------------
> Create the state path directory for the driver(s) and server to use  
> for storing UPS status data and other auxiliary files, and make it  
> owned by the user you created.
> mkdir -p /var/state/ups
> chmod 0770 /var/state/ups
> chown root:nut /var/state/ups
> -----------------------------
> Shouldn't "root" be "ups" here?

Not necessarily. If the group is "nut", then the 2nd "7" in the mode (g 
+rwx) should allow NUT to write the appropriate files.

Glad you found the right permissions to set (per later email).

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