[wellylug] Chmod settings for web directory?
jharker at massey.ac.nz
Thu May 1 10:45:47 NZST 2003
On Thursday, 01 May 2003 10:26, zrx1100 wrote:
> Can some tell me the exact shell command to set an entire directory
> so it is viewable in a web browser? I normally do this GUI.
It isn't very clear what you mean.
If you want the apache server to be able to read the contents of the
directory, and your apache user is www, you could go
chown www:www directory
chmod 550 directory
But you may need to set up a <Directory> section in your httpd.conf
file. Also, if you want people to be able to write to the directory,
you may need to add them to a webmaster group, and go
chgrp webmaster directory
chmod 775 directory
then www can read the directory.
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