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RE: monit dosn't start

From: Jani Mikkonen
Subject: RE: monit dosn't start
Date: Mon, 4 Nov 2002 13:48:14 +0200 (EET)

> > >This means that the user starting the monit program cannot be found in
> > >the /etc/passwd file. Before monit starts it will check that the user
> > >running monit is a valid user, that is, a user mentioned in the
> > >/etc/passwd file.
> >
> > Hello Jan-Henrik,
> > I can't solve my problem because I log in and start monit as root. I
> > think root is a valid user
> > on my system. Maybe there is a problem with the format of the
> > passwd-file?

Could the program be suided ? Possiblity for this to happen is that  monit 
binary is owned by some user (eg. not root) and its also suided so, it 
tries to start itself with "non-existent" user ?

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