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From "Wick, Daniel" <DPW...@Mail.Donaldson.com>
Subject RE: [users@httpd] newbie permissions questions
Date Wed, 14 Jan 2004 16:41:07 GMT
Mark,

What are the permissions on the files?  If other (in User-Group-Other UNIX
permissions) has access, it won't matter what apache runs as.

--Dan

> -----Original Message-----
> From: M.D. DeWar [mailto:mark@s-wit.net]
> Sent: Wednesday, January 14, 2004 10:34 AM
> To: apache
> Subject: [users@httpd] newbie permissions questions
> 
> 
> Hello,
> I have a question on the permisssions and what happens when 
> set wrong. I
> have read the docs but not sure I understand the consequences 
> pr the process
> of how it works.
> 
> In httpd.conf the user is nobody and group is noboby.
> 
> I noticed that when I installed some php stuff and made some 
> html files that
> they were not nobody:nobody but
> mark.mark . When I d/l a php script and un-tarred it and 
> copied it over its
> user/group were 15000:15000 .
> 
> I noticed several like that.
> How come they run when not set to nobody:nobody ?
> And same with cgi files ? I had a few at root:wheel.
> I changed them over to nobody:nobody
> 
> images also are serverd when not nobody.
> Whats the real purpose then ?
> 
> thanks
> mark
> 
> 
> 
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