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Fresh Install on CentOS Linux TimeZone Catch-22

Posted: Tue Apr 07, 2020 4:29 pm
by SkyMoCo
I have a fresh install of CentOS Linux 7.6 and followed the instructions to the letter. (I have tried twice from scratch with the same result).

zoneminder.x86_64 1.34.6-1.el7 @rpmfusion-free-updates
zoneminder-common.x86_64 1.34.6-1.el7 @rpmfusion-free-updates
zoneminder-httpd.x86_64 1.34.6-1.el7 @rpmfusion-free-updates


One of the final steps is to set the timezone via the web gui, but when I try and bring up the web gui I get error 500 with this in the log:
[root@pvzoneminder httpd]# tail -f ssl_error_log
[Tue Apr 07 08:36:57.017134 2020] [:error] [pid 24393] [client 172.26.0.121:59070] PHP Fatal error: Uncaught exception 'Exception' with message 'DateTime::__construct(): It is not safe to rely on the system's timezone settings. You are *required* to use the date.timezone setting or the da te_default_timezone_set() function. In case you used any of those methods and you are still getting this warning, you most likely misspelled the timezone identifier. We selected the timezone 'UTC' for now, but please set date.timezone to select your timezone.' in /usr/share/zoneminder/www/ includes/functions.php:2389\nStack trace:\n#0 /usr/share/zoneminder/www/includes/functions.php(2389): DateTime->__construct()\n#1 /usr/share/zone minder/www/index.php(207): check_timezone()\n#2 {main}\n thrown in /usr/share/zoneminder/www/includes/functions.php on line 2389

Re: Fresh Install on CentOS Linux TimeZone Catch-22

Posted: Tue Apr 07, 2020 5:05 pm
by SkyMoCo
For what it's worth. I did a yum update and rebooted and low and behold, it now works. I did have to login as apache and touch the file "touch /var/log/zoneminder/web_php.log"

Seems to work now.

Re: Fresh Install on CentOS Linux TimeZone Catch-22

Posted: Tue Apr 07, 2020 6:05 pm
by SkyMoCo
However, the gui is a bit off, there are words instead of icons for a lot of things and I see these errors in the log.

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04/07/20 10:55:43.851826 web_php[13517].WAR [172.26.0.21] [Failed linking skins/classic/views/js/state.js to skins_classic_views_js_state-base-1583524358.js] at /usr/share/zoneminder/www/includes/functions.php line 2216
04/07/20 10:55:43.854640 web_php[13517].WAR [172.26.0.21] [Failed linking skins/classic/js/base.js to skins_classic_js_base-base-1583524358.js] at /usr/share/zoneminder/www/includes/functions.php line 2216
04/07/20 10:55:43.856759 web_php[13517].WAR [172.26.0.21] [Failed linking skins/classic/js/skin.js to skins_classic_js_skin-base-1583524358.js] at /usr/share/zoneminder/www/includes/functions.php line 2216
04/07/20 10:55:43.858849 web_php[13517].WAR [172.26.0.21] [Failed linking js/logger.js to js_logger-base-1583524358.js] at /usr/share/zoneminder/www/includes/functions.php line 2216
04/07/20 10:55:43.860888 web_php[13517].WAR [172.26.0.21] [Failed linking skins/classic/views/js/console.js to skins_classic_views_js_console-base-1583524358.js] at /usr/share/zoneminder/www/includes/functions.php line 2216