Custom Location of cups-pdf denied by apparmor

Written by James McDonald

April 25, 2022

Apr 25 09:31:23 tgn-vm-wms01 kernel: audit: type=1400 audit(1650879083.060:80): apparmor="DENIED" operation="mknod" profile="/usr/lib/cups/backend/cups-pdf" name="/var/www/tgn/webroot/files/PDF/Test_Page-job_12.pdf" pid=80336 comm="gs" requested_mask="c" denied_mask="c" fsuid=1000 ouid=1000

If you run aa-complain it will stop apparmor from denying the write. However this is only a temporary solution as the aa policy needs to be updated to allow the custom location

sudo aa-complain /usr/lib/cups/backend/cups-pdf
Setting /usr/lib/cups/backend/cups-pdf to complain mode.


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