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What permissions should my website files/folders have on a Linux webserver?

This is a Canonical Question about File Permissions on a Linux web server. I have a Linux web server running Apache2 that hosts several websites. Each website has its own folder in /var/www/. ...
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How do I set permissions structure for multiple users editing multiple sites in /var/www on Ubuntu 9.10?

I'm setting up an Ubuntu server that will have 3 or 4 VirtualHosts that I want users to be able to work in (add new files, edit old files, etc.). I currently plan on storing the sites in /var/www but ...
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Can I override my umask using ACLs to make all files created in a given directory world readable?

Assume that my umask is 0077. I have a directory, foo, that I want to have special permissions applied to it. All files I create in foo should be world readable, and all directories should be world ...
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Setting umask for all users

I'm trying to set the default umask to 002 for all users including root on my CentOS box. According to this and other answers, this can be achieved by editing /etc/profile. However the comments at ...
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How can I run svn up as www-data?

I have a website on an Ubuntu box. I've changed the ownership of the files to www-data:www-data. To update the files, I usually have to run sudo svn up, but that changes some of the file ownerships ...
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Allow Permissions for Multiple FTP Users to Edit Public HTML Folder - Linux

On a dedicated server hosting one website, running Linux with no control panel, I'm trying to grant permission for multiple users to edit the public HTML folder (/var/www/html/). I want to make sure ...
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Should apache have write access to the web root? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are the best linux permissions to use for my website? I'm trying to get a canonical answer on how to set up permissions for apache vis-a-vis the web root ...
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Add my User to www-data group on fedora? [duplicate]

So I am setting up a localhost for web development on my Fedora 20 desktop. I have installed httpd and so forth... The issue I have is adding my user to the /var/www and to /var/www/html. I looked ...
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var/www/ permissions [closed]

I have purchases a server today and I am almost through configuring it, I have managed to install mysql and have enabled a firewall which allows access to ports 80, 22 and 443 I am trying to test out ...
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FTP and Apache permission issues … And sftp, and ssh, and php scripts

I've read the previous posts but I'm still looking for a good way to manage directories permissions and users. Here's the layout : You have a php app whose code is provided by 3rd party. Dirty ...
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Auto 775 permissions

Guys I have a linux dedicated server. There are multiple users who manage specific directories on the server. But if a user uploads something, for example a plugin/library. When it is executed it ...
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Not everyone can write to new files made in /var/www

I followed the most upvoted tips in this thread. What's the best way of handling permissions for apache2's user www-data in /var/www? I just made a new file under one user1. However user2 ...
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Apache Server files in /var/www/

All right... I have my server set up and I have 4 sites residing in /var/www/. Each site directory and the files underneath it are all root:www-pub according to this post: What's the best way of ...
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Apache Server Joomla files in /var/www/

All right... I have my server set up and I have 4 Joomla! sites residing in /var/www/. Each site directory and the files underneath it are all root:www-pub according to this post: What's the best ...

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