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Bug 117496 - /etc/ntp not belonging to ntp user
/etc/ntp not belonging to ntp user
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
Classification: Red Hat
Component: ntp (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Harald Hoyer
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2004-03-04 12:24 EST by Nick (Gunnar) Bluth
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:07 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-03-05 05:27:34 EST
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Description Nick (Gunnar) Bluth 2004-03-04 12:24:33 EST
Description of problem: 
The directory /etc/ntp does not belong to the "ntp" user account, 
which leads to errors: 
Mar  4 17:41:46 XXXXXXXX ntpd[695]: can't open /etc/ntp/drift.TEMP: 
Permission denied 
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): 
How reproducible: 
Always. Default user in RPM is wrong. 
Steps to Reproduce: 
1. Install ntp 
Actual results: 
Error messages 
Expected results: 
No error messages ;-) 
Additional info:
Comment 1 Harald Hoyer 2004-03-05 05:27:34 EST
> Default user in RPM is wrong. 

No! Your configuration file is wrong!

$ rpm -qlv ntp|fgrep drift
-rw-r--r--    1 ntp     ntp                 4 Feb 17 11:42

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