Nextcloud 29 on k3s, occ command not working in pod

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Nextcloud version (eg, 20.0.5): 29.0.0
Operating system and version (eg, Ubuntu 20.04): openSUSE 15.4, kubernetes 1.28.8+k3s1, Rancher 2.8.3
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The issue you are facing:

Hi, i have some warnings because of missing database indizies since the deployment of Nextcloud 29.0.0. In the description say´s that i have to use the command: occ db:add-missing-indices but it doesn´t work in the pod. The Instructions i found for using the occ command with for example: sudo -u www-data php occ … not working because of that there is no sudo package in the Nextcloud Image. External Access like docker exec does not work because of the pod run´s in kubernetes. So my question is, how can i fix the warning about missing database indizies in a kubernets enironment?

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Inside pod, make sure you are root :


Then :

su -m www-data -c 'php occ blablabla'

Hi Noks,

thank you for the fast answer. I tried it but get the following Error:
root@nextcloud-7876695779-29pm2:/var/www/html# su -m www-data -c php occ db:add-missing-indices
This account is currently not available.

When i look into the passwd i see that the account is created but with the nologin Parameter.

Dont forget the ’

su -m www-data -c 'php occ db:add-missing-indices'

This account is currently not available.

When i look into the passwd i see that the account is created but with the nologin Parameter.

This is why we pass the “-m” option to su from root shell.

With the Single Quotes i get the same Error:

root@nextcloud-7876695779-29pm2:/var/www/html# su -m www-data -c ‘php occ db:add-missing-indices’
This account is currently not available.

Weird i have the same nextcloud in k3s as you and this is working fine :

# su
root@nextcloud-nc-7d85d599c8-xcf8p:/var/www/html# su -m www-data -c 'php occ db:add-missing-indices'

I don’t know what to say sorry :confused:

No Problem, thanks you for your help.

I found the Problem. I had to enable the www-data User for Login. So simple, but when you think in the wrong way you don`t see the simplest errors. :smiley: