[Pkg-nagios-devel] Bug#538828: Bug#538828: nagios3-common: README.Debian fails to explain why external commands are disabled

Jan Wagner waja at cyconet.org
Mon Jul 27 19:48:46 UTC 2009

Hi there,

On Monday 27 July 2009, Sascha Wilde wrote:
> While this explains why external commands don't work it does not explain
> the rational behind disabelilng them.  "as a security feature" is an meta
> explaination which does not allow an administrator to evaluate the pros and
> cons on re-enabeling the commands feature.
> The README should state what are the concrete risks of enabeling "external
> commands" and what problems are known.  This is needed so that an
> administrator can make an qualified decision on this subject.

what about reading (and hopefully understanding) the documentation?

With kind regards, Jan.
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