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From "Richard Shade" <rshad...@hotmail.com>
Subject RE: Best way to do this
Date Thu, 01 Jan 1970 00:00:00 GMT
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.


>From: "Joshua Slive" <joshua@slive.ca>
>Reply-To: users@httpd.apache.org
>To: <users@httpd.apache.org>
>Subject: RE: Best way to do this
>Date: Sat, 29 Dec 2001 19:42:16 -0500
>
>
> > From: Fred Atkinson [mailto:fatkinson@mishmash.com]
>
> >     Would it be feasible to do this by installing Apache under the
> > root user then creating these subdirectories and giving ownership of
> > the subdirectory to the individual user?
>
>Apache should be installed and owned by root.  However, the DocumentRoot's
>for the various servers can be owned by anyone you want.  It is not
>necessary for the DocumentRoot's to be subdirectories of the Apache
>installation.  You can install Apache to /usr/local/apache and still point
>the DocumentRoot's at /www/whatever.
>
>Joshua.
>
>
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