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From David Copeland <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Allowing users to edit web sites safely
Date Wed, 21 Dec 2016 13:18:41 GMT
Hi Dave,

I do the same. The user has an account on the server. The vhost serves
the users site from his home public_html directory. I allow only ssh/scp
access, no FTP server is set up, so he uses Filezilla to upload .


On 20/12/16 05:43 PM, David Mehler wrote:
> Hello,
> I've got a FreeBSD 10.3 server on which is running Apache 2.4. I've
> got two web sites that are relevant to this message and which both get
> backed up on an other daily basis.
> A user wants now to take control of both. I don't use a control panel
> so he'll have to make files then upload. I've got sftp set up to
> restrict the user to his home directory area. I've put that user in a
> webdev group and set the group to webdev and given the writable
> permission.
> That seems a little klunky, any other suggestions?
> Thanks.
> Dave.
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