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Is there a way to allow an apache2 logged in user to access a specific directory dynamically?

This is surprisingly a very difficult problem to solve. I want to allow my Linux users to login to Apache2 and have access to their own directory(ies) only. I've managed to get Linux users to ...
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Apache Per-user web directories under user's own ID instead of www-data?

Talking about this feature http://httpd.apache.org/docs/current/howto/public_html.html Is there a way (HOW?) to have Apache take on (setuid) the ID of each "~user", instead of doing everything under ...
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Amazon EC2 Ubuntu and upstart logging permissions

I have set up this upstart script on a Amazon Ec2 Ubuntu 12.04 TLS instance for executing a node.js application. The script uses setuid and setgid. It works fine without using setuid and setgid but ...
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How to rsync to remote machine with user1 for ssh and user2 as remote rsyncer?

UPDATE: it seems I have to use rsync modules. So I created a very simple rsyncd.conf in the home of user2 on the remote server with: [test] path = /dest It does not work, but the problem seems ...
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checksecurity / setuid changes, is this a bug or did somebody break in?

I received a mail by checksecurity from my ubuntu 12.04 server with the following content: --- setuid.today 2012-06-03 06:48:09.892436281 +0200 +++ /var/log/setuid/setuid.new.tmp 2012-06-17 06:47:...
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Best practice for setuid and setgid in /root and user directories

ZFS allows to created datasets with setuid turned off, which (AFAIK) means that setuid bit can't be set on files stored in those datasets. Assume now that there are two datasets, one for the /root ...
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sudo NFS SUID not working

Today I decided to move my NFS files from an ext4 HDD to an ext2 HDD using mc. Since then I am having trouble running the sudo command on all clients. When I try to run it I get an error saying "...
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Elevated privileges for non-modifiable install script

I need to give permission to a local user to run an installation script that requires root privilege. So I created a special group in which this user is a member of and gave the permissions to the ...