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Old 12-16-2002, 09:33 AM   #1
alTereD
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chmod of /var/www/html


Hi,
What is the best chmod for a web server folder?
I want to be able to update page via ftp (i need permission to overwrite file as root and as an user).


Thx alot
 
Old 12-16-2002, 03:43 PM   #2
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i can suggest

chown -R root.apache /home/www.html

find /home/www/html -type f -exec chmod 664 {} \;
find /home/www/html -type d -exec chmod 2775 {} \;

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putting g+s will make any new file with apache as group.

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now add your editors / webmasters in apache group.

make sure FTP creates 664 (file) and 775 (directory) by default.

I will suggest to use secure copy or WinSCP in place of FTP.
 
  


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