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From "Mario Ohnewald" <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Virtual Users
Date Wed, 10 Mar 2004 15:35:37 GMT
> At 07:38 AM 3/10/2004, Mario Ohnewald wrote:
> >I have a few virtual users which only exist in my mysql database.
> >I would like to give them a url like:
> >
> Look up UserDir. The following begins on line 284 of my Apache2 default 
> conf file:
> #
> # UserDir: The name of the directory that is appended onto a user's home
> # directory if a ~user request is received.  Be especially careful to use
> # proper, forward slashes here.  On Windows NT, "Personal/My Website"
> # is a more appropriate choice.
> #
> UserDir "My Documents/My Website"
> >Although userdir needs to look those users up in passwd, so they would
> need
> >to be a unix user.
> I believe the way it works is that for each user on your syste...

I have no users on my system. They do not really exists (only in my mysql
How do big ISPs handle this?!

> they will 
> ave a default website located at the dir you specify in the UserDir 
> directive. If you set this loc up as their home dir when adding the user 
> then they can ftp directly to their site folder on the server.
> >How can i manage vusers like in my case?
> Mario I don't know that these are considered virtual users at all. But
> then 
> I'm pretty new to this myself.

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