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From "Darren" <back...@crotchett.com>
Subject Re: Best way to do this
Date Sun, 30 Dec 2001 04:27:17 GMT
You don't need virtual domains if you just want to offer a web page for the
people who have accounts on your box.  You just need to set the UserDir
directive to public_html.  They can access their web pages at
www.yourdomain.com/~user_name.

BTW, what is Linux 7.0?

Darren

----- Original Message -----
From: "Fred Atkinson" <fatkinson@mishmash.com>
To: <users@httpd.apache.org>
Sent: Saturday, December 29, 2001 7:48 PM
Subject: RE: Best way to do this


> >> From: Richard Shade [mailto:rshade98@hotmail.com]
> >
> >> I believe that apache should be owned by a non root user such as
> >> apache,nobody,ncsa,httpd or johndoe with no permission to login
> >> then point
> >> the doc root to whatever you want.
> >
> >Hmmm... We are being a little vague when we talk about "apache" being
owned
> >by a paritcular user.   If we are talking about the apache binary, then
it
> >should *not* be owned by an unpriveleged user.  It should be owned by
root.
> >The "User" and "Group" specified in httpd.conf should be set to an
> >unpriveleged user, but that is a very different thing.
> >
> >For more details:
> >http://httpd.apache.org/docs/misc/security_tips.html
> >
> >Joshua.
>
>     What I am getting at is running Apache.  Then, creating multiple
> domains and directories to point them at.  Next, assigning each
subdirectory
> to a different user so each user can update their files to manage their
> Web site.  Each user would exercise exclusive control over their files
> but Apache would be running under a separate user (perhaps root).
>
>
>
>                                                 Fred
>
>
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