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Old 01-17-2006, 11:49 AM   #1
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Unhappy What is the correct file owner name for files under a domain


I have a dedicated remote server through a company I will not name (support is non-existant) and I am new to Linux. I built a client and domain using the Plesk CP that comes with the server. I also use Putty to go in and look at files through root. When I go to the directory for the domain and do a ls -al I see files owned by root and files owned by not the domain but by the User Id for the FTP account I set up. Is this normal? Should the file ownership be something else, like the domain or client name? Thanks in advance, I am brand new to linux but I am learning.
 
Old 01-18-2006, 01:16 PM   #2
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Hi,

And welcome to LQ!

I don't know Plesk (I heard the name but never saw/used it).

In the first place I think you should be asking the people who provided
you with the set-up this question.
As a rule of thumb (and good practice) server processes SHOULDN'T be
run as root, but as some other (daemon) user. That said I'd assume
that the files should be owned by that user.


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