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From "Joshua Slive" <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Apache 1.3.34 log file permission
Date Mon, 01 May 2006 16:51:32 GMT
On 5/1/06, Andrew Zeon <> wrote:
>  Hi all,
> This question has probably been asked a thousand times before, but I cannot
> seem to get a straight answer.
> I have apache 1.3.34 installed on Solaris 8. Apache is run as root. The
> umask for root is 077 because of a security standard. Our logs (error and
> access logs) are being generated with the following permission:
> -rw-------   1 root     root
> I need this to be rwr--r--. What determines the permission of the log files?
> Is it the umask? I read in some forums about setting sticky bits to overcome
> this?

Adjust the umask as part of your apache startup script (apachectl).


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