[ic] Permission's + Catalog Migration
batschelet at exactasphere.com
Wed Oct 29 03:56:42 EST 2003
> Hit List,
> I am migrating a series of catalogs from one server to the next and I am
> coming up with a few permission issues that really don't make sense.
> OldServer Config:
> [ic] 4.8.2 base upgraded to 4.9.8
> [db] mysql-3.23.41-1
> [interchange dir] /usr/lib/interchange
> [catalog directory] /var/lib/interchange
> [cat user] interch
> NewServer Config:
> [ic] 4.9.8
> [db] mysql-3.23.54a-11
> [interchange dir] /usr/local/interchange
> [catalog directory] /home/interch/catalogs
> [cat user] interch
> Ok so I moved the database, html and catalog over making sure to keep
> the same. I created a symbolic link which connected any old calls to
> /var/lib/interchange and changed the perms.
> lrwxrwxrwx 1 interch interch 30 Oct 29 00:48 cat ->
> Next I had an issue with the database username and password so I altered
> them correctly in my variable.txt file. A wierd thing though when I would
> restart IC i would get an error that the password was wrong. So bingo a
> perm error right... but the perms were the same as a few of the
> catalogs on the server. So I ended up altering the dbconf/mysql/mysql.cfg
> with the correct User Pass and it worked.
> drwxrws--- 2 interch interch 4096 Oct 29 02:54 products
> -rw-rw-r-- 1 interch interch 2608 Oct 29 02:20 variable.txt
> -rwsr-sr-x 1 interch interch 7164 Oct 28 23:40 cat (migrated
> -rwsr-sr-x 1 interch interch 7164 Oct 08 23:40 cat2 (existing
> Now the server restarts but the good old We're sorry, the Interchange
> is unavailable... on all the migrated catalogs. So obviosly there is a
> permissions error but what would be the cause, because of the change in IP
> and domain as well as ownership config is it possible that the cgi file is
> not compatible with this new setup? Its a long shot but I'm really lost.
> Any help would be great.
Ok I did a little more looking around in the cgi file and I saw a reference
to /var/run/interchange/socket which is not setup on the new server. How
would I fix that call and would that be the cause?
> Thanks in advance,
> -Sam Batschelet
> ExactaSphere Inc
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