[asterisk-users] Asterisk Server Down

Guido Hecken guido.hecken at gwsnettech.de
Sun Sep 17 07:33:51 MST 2006

> -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
> Von: Tzafrir Cohen [mailto:tzafrir.cohen at xorcom.com]
> Gesendet: Sonntag, 17. September 2006 15:56
> An: asterisk-users at lists.digium.com
> Betreff: Re: [asterisk-users] Asterisk Server Down
> On Sun, Sep 17, 2006 at 03:54:46PM +0200, Guido Hecken wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > obviously asterisk doesn't start with the installed(?) start script.
> > Try to start it manually and watch the cli for informations with
> > asterisk -vvvvvvvvvvvvvvvc
> One warning: if your system is normally configured to run as non-root,
> this may cause it to write some fiels as root, and not start properly
> next time you start it with the standard script.
> With the Debian packages, use:
> /etc/init.d/asterisk debug
> Which is normally just a glorified:
>   asterisk -U asterisk -vv


you're right, one should proof, under which user asterisk runs...
Besides security reasons, running asterisk as root, doesn't it allow a
higher prioritization of asterisk processes?


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