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So I use mkdir, intend to create two folders like this

$dir1 = 'upload/'.$id; $dir2 = 'upload/'.$id.'/s';

if (!is_dir($dir1)){ mkdir($dir1, 0744); mkdir($dir2, 0744); }

This command successfully creates the two folders I need in my xampp localhost.

However in my nginx linux cloud vm, only the $dir1 can be created.

I have already give the ownership of the 'upload/' folder to nginx, and it is strange that one of the folder works but not another. Do anyone know what is wrong about this?

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Do you get an error message? Also, why don't you use the recursive mode of mkdir to create them in one go? –  Alastair McCormack Oct 11 '12 at 18:38

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A different question: Why are you making a directory with 0744 perms? Set in this way, only root and the owner could access files below it. The normal perms for a directory to allow open access is 0755.

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O 0755 works! I see what I missed. I am checking my VM using filezilla and the inner folder with ownership [nginx nginx] is not visible to me(logging in not as root). Thanks a lot! –  StCee Oct 11 '12 at 19:05

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