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secure tmp not working it seems?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Bashed, Dec 19, 2014.

  1. Bashed

    Bashed Well-Known Member

    Dec 18, 2013
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    New cpanel / centos 6.6 setup

    After install, etc ran securetmp scripts

    root@server [/tmp]# /scripts/securetmp
    *** Notice *** No loop module detected
    If the loopback block device is built as a module, try running `modprobe loop` as root via ssh and running this script again.
    If the loopback block device is built into the kernel itself, you can ignore this message.
    Would you like to secure /tmp & /var/tmp at boot time? (y/n) y
    Would you like to secure /tmp & /var/tmp now? (y/n) y
    Securing /tmp & /var/tmp
    Calculating size on /tmp
    /tmp calculated to be 1918 M based on available disk space in /usr
    Everything looks good with your /tmp.  Its the right size and ready to go.
    Setting up /tmp... mount: you must specify the filesystem type
    Unmounting insecure /var/tmp... Done
    Setting up /var/tmp... Done
    Checking fstab for entries ...Done
    Logrotate TMPDIR already configured
    Process Complete
    root@server [/tmp]# df -h
    Filesystem            Size  Used Avail Use% Mounted on
                           50G  9.2G   38G  20% /
    tmpfs                 7.8G     0  7.8G   0% /dev/shm
                          477M   48M  405M  11% /boot
                          162G   25G  130G  16% /home
    Not sure what happened here?

    Also, anyone know how to safely rename that hideous /dev/mapper/ddf1... line?
  2. cPanelMichael

    cPanelMichael Technical Support Community Manager Staff Member

    Apr 11, 2011
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    Hello :)

    This is actually an OS-related issue as opposed to a problem with the securetmp script. The following third-party URL may be of help:

    Rename Volume Group

    Thank you.
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