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From "Roger Lipscombe" <>
Subject RE: [users@httpd] httpd user and user directory permissions dilemna
Date Sun, 02 Nov 2003 22:02:46 GMT &
> 2.  User home directories should not allow group or world access.

Why not?  Logically speaking, if Apache to serves them over HTTP, they're
already available to the world.  Unless, of course, you implement
authentication to ensure that each user can only access his own web pages.

There's a reason it's called *public*_html.


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