www-data permissions on /var/www

Ric Moore wayward4now at gmail.com
Tue Nov 27 03:36:07 UTC 2012

On 11/26/2012 03:35 AM, Colin Law wrote:
> On 26 November 2012 00:28, Knute Johnson <ubuntu at knutejohnson.com> wrote:
>> On 11/25/2012 00:37, Ric Moore wrote:
>>> On 11/25/2012 02:21 AM, katrina warsaw wrote:
>>>> Hello!:
>>>> You must think that human users have their userids upper of 1000.
>>>> www-data user is really the user who admins the website, is the user and
>>>> group of your webserver , and  your web's user or your web's visitors
>>>> are from group "others".
>>>> I wish this helps you!
>>> Correct, user AND group must be set to www-data.
>>> sudo chmod -R www-data:www-data /var/www

WHOA!! STOP THE PRESSES!! I meant chown, not chmod. Someone just shoot 
me. I know, it's the pain meds ...that the ticket. :) Ric

My father, Victor Moore (Vic) used to say:
"There are two Great Sins in the world...
..the Sin of Ignorance, and the Sin of Stupidity.
Only the former may be overcome." R.I.P. Dad.

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