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Old 07-22-2010, 09:17 AM   #1
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Symlink on public folder - problem or not

I have to make sym link of phpmyadmin in /var/www in order to run phpmyadmin. I read that links can't be chmod-ed. The link ot folder phpmyadmin has 777 permissions. When browse in it every file has only read and for the root read/write access.

Is that a problem (777 access rights on sym link phpmyadmin on /var/www folder)?
Old 07-22-2010, 09:26 AM   #2
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no it's just a symlink. The actual linked object may not be modified if that's not permitted via it's mode and ownership.


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