[asterisk-users] extensions.conf asterisk 18.8.0 question

Antony Stone Antony.Stone at asterisk.open.source.it
Mon Jan 10 13:10:52 CST 2022

On Monday 10 January 2022 at 20:03:55, Jerry Geis wrote:

> I am trying to run this command:
> exten => _4XX,n,System(/usr/bin/rm /tmp/test.incoming.txt)
> From the log:
> Executing [402 at smvoice-sip:7] System("SIP/103-00000018", "/usr/bin/rm
> /tmp/test.incoming.txt") in new stack
> Is "rm" not an allowed command - the above file is not removed.
> -rw-rw-rw- 1 silentm silentm 3 Jan 10 14:02 /tmp/test.incoming.txt

1. Does your asterisk instance run as user "silentm"?

2. What happens if you add the "-f" parameter to the "rm" command in the 

3. What does "sudo -u asteriskuser rm /tmp/test.incoming.txt" do, if you run 
it as the root user, and substituting whichever user your asterisk instance 
runs as in place of "asteriskuser"?


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