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From "Boyle Owen" <Owen.Bo...@swx.com>
Subject RE: apache ignores group of wwwrun
Date Mon, 19 Aug 2002 07:52:41 GMT
Normally, to add a group to an existing user, I would use "useradd" with the "-G" switch, e.g.

# usermod -G testgroup wwwrun

So you add the group to the user rather than add the group to user's existing group..

Rgds,

Owen Boyle


>-----Original Message-----
>From: Clemens Resanka [mailto:cresanka@gmx.net]
>Sent: Freitag, 16. August 2002 14:42
>To: users@httpd.apache.org
>Subject: apache ignores group of wwwrun
>
>
>Hi all,
>
>My Apache 1.3.19 seems to ignore the group of the user wwwrun (the
>apache user).
>I created a group testgroup, added wwwrun to that group, created a
>directory in my Documentroot, chgrped it to testgroup, chmoded it
>to 750, restarted apache and... it cannot read from that directory.
>
>Why? What am I doing wrong?
>
>I dont want 755 permissions, because I don't want users to read the
>php scripts in that directory and I cannot chmod/chgroup that
>directory to wwwrun.
>
>I'd really appreciate any help. These are the problems that will make
>be bald within the next 10 years. :-)
>
>So far..
>
> - Clemens -
>
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