[Pkg-mongodb-maintainers] Bug#858440: mongodb-server: mongodb users primary group is nogroup instead of mongodb, which is allso available

Apollon Oikonomopoulos apoikos at debian.org
Mon Sep 25 21:51:01 UTC 2017

Package: mongodb-server
Version: 1:2.6.11-1


On 12:46 Wed 22 Mar     , Micha Krause wrote:
> Package: mongodb-server
> Version: 1:2.4.10-5
> Severity: minor
> This Problem results in a restart loop in combination with this puppet module:
> https://github.com/puppetlabs/puppetlabs-mongodb
> The Puppet module checks, and fixes permissions in /var/lib/mongodb.
> Because the puppet module detects changes, the mongodb process is reloaded.
> This resoults in a journal-file to be recreated with mongodb:nogroup.
> At the next Puppet run the cycle starts again.
> I realise that my problem is very Puppet specific, however I think mongodb should
> realy use the mongodb group.

Thanks for the report. This has already been fixed in 2.6.11-1. However, 
due to lack of time, I will consider fixing this in Jessie only if there 
are other more important issues to fix as well.


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