[Pkg-nagios-devel] Changing nagios user home directory, a coordinated effort

Marc Haber mh+pkg-nagios-devel at zugschlus.de
Mon Apr 28 19:41:27 UTC 2008

On Mon, Apr 28, 2008 at 07:37:59PM +0200, sean finney wrote:
> On Sunday 27 April 2008 03:40:08 pm Marc Haber wrote:
> > We quickly settled on /var/lib/nagios.
> >
> > I strongly suggest doing this before the lenny freeze.
> >
> > What do you think?
> yes.  the next question is whether we should change the home directory for 
> existing installations.  i vote yes on that as well, but handle failures 
> gracefully in the case that usermod/etc fails.

I would change the home directory for existing installations, but only
if the home directors was not already changed by the local admin, and
print a warning, since the local admin might have relevant data in the
old home directory that need to move as well.


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