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How to give the Apache group write access to log files, and an FTP user read-only access

Ubuntu 11.10 server I have a user bob who's home directory is /home/sites/bob. In that there are directories public_html and logs. Apache runs under the www-data user. bob's primary group is ...
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Server Security: FTP and System Users

I'd be happy to get an advice about handling system users and ftp users on a Linux server (Ubuntu). Just want to do it right way. I have a sysUser.sysGroup and created virtual ftpUser.ftpGroup for ...
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Write permissions of www-data user and public key issue

I am using Ubuntu and I am having the following problem. I am using a PHP function called exec to get the latest git changes from my remote repo. E.g.: exec("git pull");. The file is placed in ...
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shell /bin/false allowing SFTP access [Ubuntu 12.04]

I have a Linux installation (Ubuntu 12.04), managed not only by me. I had restricted SSH access to a user using /usr/sbin/usermod -s /bin/false my_user This didn't allow neither SFTP access nor ...
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How do I allow users to have access to only a specific subset of folders on my Ubuntu server?

I need freelancers to be able to download and upload files to some of my websites on my Ubuntu server, but not all. How do I set it up so that each freelancer is a user who has access to only the ...
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Adding existing user to existing group and providing permissions

can someone shed some light on this issue I've set up and installed vsftpd. Created a user ftp-user and created a home directory, so they can log in, and just have access to drop their files here. ...
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Limit user resources on dedicated server

Is there a WHM plugin mode or something like that which would limit the amount of resources a user on a dedicated server can use (CPU and RAM) or ideally something which gives certain users priority ...
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Root user on Ubuntu 11.10 AMI?

I am new to linux, so this may be a very simple question. I have created a modified ami using the ubuntu 11.10 as a starting point. All of the tutorials I have found say that to save an instance you ...
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How do you give execute permissions to Apache2 user and NOT to everyone else?

I have Ubuntu Server running and I am setting up a separate directory as a cgi-bin. I have the directory ready and I changed the file for the site. However, to get it to work, I need to change the ...