Solved webmin squid cache initialize

August 6, 2012 at 03:29:34
Specs: fedora core 16, 1024
I have feodra core 16. I cant access root user with correct password. Using a user account i created. I installed squid using yum it said must be administrator. ok so i used root account. Then installed webmin. Now when i try to initialize the cache i get squid.conf and squid.pid permission errors.

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August 6, 2012 at 10:26:56
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Squid by default is starting as root and then changes to user squid.
Verify the parameter "cache_effective_user" and "cache_effective_group" in squid.conf.

Therefore, the user and group "squid" needs appropriate permissions to the folders, where squid.conf and squid.pid is stored.

See this link:
http://oss.org.cn/ossdocs/gnu_linux...


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