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From Aman Raheja <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Apache and multiple Virtual Hosts best practices
Date Wed, 01 Dec 2004 19:46:49 GMT
one idea is that all users can be part of the same group, as long as the 
files are writable by the same group and your ftp chroot's to the 
respective home dirs of the users so they can't write on anyone else's 
Aman Raheja

Eric Wagar wrote:

>I have an Apache web server with a few virtual hosts.  The ftp is handled by 
>proftpd, and I have multiple users defined.  These users have their own uid 
>and gid.  The problem comes when Apache is uid apache and need to write to 
>the said directory.
>I am wondering what other people have done to deal with this.  Do people just 
>set all the ftp users uid/gid to the same as the Apache uid/gid on the 
>system?  Obviously this would be an ok solution because apache uid/gid != 
>What are the other ways you guys have dealth with this?

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