[Nut-upsuser] /var/run/nut directory not created on CentOS 7.2 with systemd
meh at Winfirst.Com
Sun Dec 25 16:20:39 UTC 2016
I'm configuring the NUT package which comes with CentOS 7.X:
nut.x86_64 2.7.2-3.el7 @epel
nut-client.x86_64 2.7.2-3.el7 @epel
I've configured NUT based on the instructions found on this page:
which worked, except for one problem. When starting the services (nut-server, nut-monitor)
the /var/run/nut directory is not created, and so the service fails to start.
If I create the directory manually, using the following commands, I can get the services
to start, but upon re-boot, the directory is gone and the services fail to start again:
chown root:nut /var/run/nut
chmod 770 /var/run/nut
restorecon -v /var/run/nut
I searched and it seems the issue is that /var/run is on a temporary filesystem, so stuff
created there do not survive a reboot.
To work around the problem, I've created a start-up script (/usr/local/sbin/rc.local) and
create the directory there. This seems to work, but I'm thinking there is something wrong
or missing in my configuration.
What is the correct fix?
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