[horde] Horde 3.0.4 from OpenBSD ports doesn't work!

B.O.F.H. bofh at null-route.org
Wed Mar 8 07:51:47 PST 2006

Make sure you have the socket for postgresql defined correctly
and hard-linked into /var/www/tmp.

Alternative: Start postgres such that the socket ends up in
/var/www/tmp and the symbolic link back to /tmp for all other

The Right Bastard

snoop at email.it wrote:
> Thank you very much, your tricks (creation of /etc/resolv.conf and /etc/hosts into web server chroot) solved the datatree db connection problem!
> But not work properly again.
> Now, every time I refresh the login page a very quick connection was established and dropped to the postgresql server 
> *******************************************************
> LOG:  connection authorized: user=horde database=horde
> LOG:  disconnection: session time: 0:00:00.07 user=horde database=horde host=::1 port=31929
> *******************************************************
> but every login (correct or incorrect) that I try redirect me to the horde project web page. Imp login page redirect immediately to the same page and don't permit login.
> I don't understand what's wrong!!
> Maybe I must populate horde db or any other table by hand??
> Thank you very much for your help.
> On Tue, 07 Mar 2006 17:41:38 +0100
> Andreas Vögele <voegelas at gmx.net> wrote:
>> snoop at email.it wrote:
>>> I've built Horde from latest stable OpenBSD 3.8 ports. The release is 3.0.4.
>>> [...]
>>> If I enable datatree I display this message on browser:
>>> "A fatal error has occurred
>>> DB Error: connect failed
>>> Details have been logged for the administrator."
>>> 1:anything was logged on /tmp/horde.log and the file doesn't exist
>>> 2:horde never try to connect to my postgresql server
>> On OpenBSD, httpd will chroot to /var/www by default. You've got to 
>> create /var/www/etc/hosts and/or /var/www/etc/resolv.conf so that Horde 
>> can lookup host names. You ought to create /var/www/tmp, too. Make sure 
>> that the www user can write to the tmp directory.
>> Alternatively, you could run httpd with -u.
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