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Tentacle service fail - iluizio - 09-18-2012


I installed the Pandora FMS server (version 4.0.1) in a Open Suse version 11.4 machine and I can not to start the Tentacle service with a command "service tentacle_serverd start". The error message is:

Sorry, user root is not allowed to execute '/usr/bin/tentacle_server -a -p 41121 -s /var/spool/pandora/data_in -i.*\.conf:conf;.*\.md5:md5;.*\.zip:collections -d' as pandora on brtsvisp073.
Tentacle Server could not be started.
Verify that port 41121 is not used.


Re: Tentacle service fail - Nacho1988 - 09-20-2012


Could you attach the result of executing the command

ls -l  | grep tentacle

inside /usr/bin

(Otherwise you can try /etc/init.d/tentacle_serverd)


Re: Tentacle service fail - ronybigsoc - 01-19-2017

Any word on this?

I tried to run the command it is doesn't return anything.

Re: Tentacle service fail - ronybigsoc - 01-19-2017

I am correcting myself. Here is the results after i changed to the correct directory.

[email protected]:/usr/bin$ ls -l | grep tentacle
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root  root      22343 Nov  4 03:14 tentacle_client
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root  root      38242 Nov  4 03:14 tentacle_server

Re: Tentacle service fail - antonio - 01-19-2017

Hello ronybigsoc,

Try executing:

/etc/init.d/tentacle_serverd start

If it still doesn't work, you may need to run it as a different user (pandora or tentacle would work).

Kind regards,

Re: Tentacle service fail - luigli - 01-20-2017

I had the same problem.
My solution was edit file
and remove option [-v] in TENTACLE_OPTS (about line 90)
-- original --
-- change to --

When running in daemon mode, it seems that tentacle server doesn't admin verbose option

Re: Tentacle service fail - antonio - 01-20-2017


That parameter shouldn't interfere anyway, but maybe you've found some kind on incompatibility. Are you using also Suse linux?

Kind regards,

Re: Tentacle service fail - ph - 01-20-2017

It breaks, because it tries to create a log file /var/log/pandora/tentacle_server.log as a pandora user.

You can do this as a workaround:
touch /var/log/pandora/tentacle_server.log
chown pandora:pandora /var/log/pandora/tentacle_server.log

Re: Tentacle service fail - luigli - 01-24-2017

I use Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
I applied solution posted by ph and it worked for me. So now i can use param [tt]-v[/tt] to log to