WG: write permissions / unix rights (was: cannot write @ share...)

Schlomo Schapiro schapiro at clerk.pi.huji.ac.il
Tue Jan 30 09:40:46 GMT 2001


for webdesigners maybe DAV (Apache/ModDAV) may be better because of
Windows' bad habits of changing file names (with regards to upper/lower

Also then you can incorporate it with the web server and give people
access to the real data "in-situ".


On Tue, 30 Jan 2001, Daniel Meszaros wrote:

> Eric, I'm really sorry for my sending not to the mailing list but
> directly to you. It was my fault (that dumb strg+r isn't the right
> solution everytime ;->) ... excuse me.
> Here the message for everyone to read (and maybe answer) ... somewhat
> changed because I found some answers myself.
> >Do the users have permission on the UNIX side to write to /public?
> *g* _that_ was the mistake. much thx! i chown'ed /public to
> @hellasystems with 770 and everything works fine.
> 1st i didn't know how to share /var/www to our webdesigner but now i
> found a solution ... maybe somebody knows a better one ... then please
> write into that list to make it everyone know ... even me (that tiny
> linux newbie trying to understand the new old world of UNIX *g*)...
> for security reasons i made the folder /testweb into /public and simply
> created a symlink to /var/www/html ... i found that i might be better
> than sharing the /var/www to the whole network. is there a better way?
> then please tell me. :-)
> cu,
> Daniel.

Schlomo Schapiro
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