Re: [exim] Urgent problem with exim, php and apache ("unabl…

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Author: Karim 'Kasi Mir' Senoucci
To: exim-users
Subject: Re: [exim] Urgent problem with exim, php and apache ("unable to set gid/uid" error)
Hello all,
Am 23.09.2014 um 13:26 schrieb Karim 'Kasi Mir' Senoucci:
> Hello again,
> Am 23.09.2014 um 12:56 schrieb Jeremy Harris:
>> It's the setgid failing; the only documented error is EPERM
>> (you could check that with strace)
>> "The calling  process  is  not  privileged  (does  not  have the
>>                CAP_SETGID capability)"

>> Have Deb been playing with this sort of thing? You might
>> want to ask on a Debian mailing list.
> The apache and php are self-compiled from source (and not the debian
> sources, but from and I don't even know how I
> could have removed the cap_setgid capability from apache and/or
> mod_php. What should I look for?

Thanks a lot for the tip with the setgid - it turns out it was a setting
in the mpm-itk module of apache which by default prevented the group
change. After explicity setting the parameter in question
(LimitGIDRange), it started working again as on the old server.

Kasi Mir