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From Dotan Cohen <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Changing Document Root
Date Mon, 10 Oct 2005 10:45:28 GMT
On 10/10/05, Boyle Owen <> wrote:
> > So how do I change my permissions so that apache can access the files
> > in /var/www and also, so that the user 'work' can read and write to
> > those files as well? Thanks all in advance for excusing my ignorance.
> The unix commands you need to bone up on are; chmod, chgrp and chown - use man or a Unix
book to find out more. As a quick fix, try;
>  chmod 744 /var/html/www
> Rgds,
> Owen Boyle

Thanks, Owen. In any case I did 'chmod 744 /var/www/html' which is
what I think that you meant. That didn't quite work either. The server
had no problems when the DocRoot was /home/dotancohen/www/public_html.
Why should it have any problems when I switch it back to the default,

Dotan Cohen

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