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Re: weather2.admin.niu.edu got taken out again!


>Date: Wed, 31 Aug 2005 12:54:31 -0500 (CDT)
>From: Gilbert Sebenste <address@hidden>
>To: Steve Emmerson <address@hidden>
>Subject: Re: weather2.admin.niu.edu got taken out again! 

The above message contained the following:

> >         echo 2 > /proc/sys/kkernel/core_setuid_ok
> One too many "K"'s in "kkernel". Anyway, when I execute the command,
> I see nothing in return. When I do it without the "echo 2 >" part,
> I get "permission denied".

This step is necessary in order to obtain a corefile from a setuid
program that's owned by root.

I see that the value in that file is now 2.  That's good.

> >    2.  As the LDM user, execute the commands
> >
> >         cd
> >         cd runtime/src
> >         ldmadmin stop
> >         ...
> >         make install >install.log 2>&1
> "Ambiguous output redirect".
> Can you help out with this? Root password is "xxxxxxxxxxx". You can "su" from 
> the command line.

Done.  Now we wait until it fails.

Will you know when that happens?

> *******************************************************************************
> Gilbert Sebenste                                                     ********
> (My opinions only!)                                                  ******
> Staff Meteorologist, Northern Illinois University                      ****
> E-mail: address@hidden                                  ***
> web: http://weather.admin.niu.edu                                      **
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Steve Emmerson

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