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Automatically give Apache write permissions to newly added git clone files (-R g+rw)

I'm having a problem with allowing Apache to automatically have write access to an .htaccess file being pulled from a git repository. Here's my process: I'm logged in as a newly created user ...
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can not upload files to wordpress on apache server

I have installed wordpress on localhost with apache server on fedora . when I want to upload files to it I get this error: Unable to create directory wp-content/uploads/2014/07. Is its parent ...
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Sanity check: wordpress permission/ownership for multihosting

So I have a small server setup (2 webs, 1 nfs / mysql) that's hosting a couple of different wordpress sites. It's currently configured like this: I have a user called wwwuser (uid 500) and ...
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Storing unencrypted web app / WordPress passwords - explain to a client

I have a problem with a client who is complaining about a WordPress installation having an unencrypted MySQL database password in the wp-config.php file. I've tried explaining this to him by stating ...
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FUSE mounted Google Drive (via google-drive-ocamlfuse) for Wordpress and permission issues

My objective is to use Google Drive to store media files for a Wordpress multisite using Fuse, and so far I am able to mount Google Drive with google-drive-ocamlfuse as root. I can mount the Google ...
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160 views

Wordpress Permalinks Settings Page unable to update .htaccess

Thanks so much for taking the time to help me with this issue: I had a Wordpress blog hosted on a shared Bluehost hosting account. I'm currently in the process of migrating it manually over to an AWS ...
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113 views

How To Solve WP-DBManager Permission issue?

I've installed WordPress on a LEMP stack which is powered by CentOS 6.4. I installed WP-DBManager plugin today and it's showing an error which is mentioned below: Your backup folder MIGHT be visible ...
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How to setup wordpress upload permissions ?

I'm running wordpress site on shared hosting (CentOS). Uploading through wordpress works only if I set upload directory to 777 which is not secure. The upload directory is owned by user and group ...
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Apache serve files with NTFS permissions?

I hope I came to the right sub for this question. Basically here is the scenario: You have folder name Testfolder which is hosted on Apache. Test folder has files that only certain users on the ...
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Issue with Apache folder and file permissions

I hope I came to the right sub for this question. Basically here is the scenario: You have folder name Testfolder which is hosted on Apache. Test folder has files that only certain users on the ...
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Apache folder and file permissions

I hope I came to the right site for this question. Basically here is the scenario You have folder name "Testfolder" which is hosted on Apache. Test folder has files that only certain users on the ...
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2answers
157 views

Wordpress Directory Permission to allow uploads, plugin folders, etc [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are the best linux permissions to use for my website? I have a wordpress pre-made site which were developed on my localmachine, and i uploaded it too a vps running ...
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Nginx + Wordpress permisions settings

I'm experimenting some troubles with a wordpress installation backed on nginx. The architecture is held in amazon and is the following: EC2 Nginx 1.2.4 + php-fpm Server EC2 NFS Server RDS mysql The ...
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Apache running as root instead of user specified in httpd.conf

I'm trying to enable WordPress to upload files to the wp-content folder without setting permissions for the folder to 777. However, I'm having some difficulties. The group and user set for the ...
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nginx setup as one user, but whoami reports a different user

I have nginx set up on a test machine, hosting Wordpress. I was trying to figure out some permissions problems, and ran across something that I can't figure out. Even though everywhere I know of I ...
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1answer
139 views

Apache - vhost file permissions not working properly using www-data group

I'm setting up a vhost with ftp access. I've a FTP user ftpuser, which is chrooted to its home directory, then I set up the vhost making it point to /home/ftpuser/. I've added ftpuser to www-data ...
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611 views

Wordpress Install@VPS :: Folder permissions, FTP & Openpanel

I use openpanel with my vps and i am currently working on a plain wordpress install. When i create a new vhost the permissions of the folder are set to the owner 1001(root) thus i cannot really make ...
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Good Wordpress Directory Structure/Permissions (LNMP)?

Disclaimer: Before anyone makes a smart mention of Google (or the like), I'd just like to note that I'm posing this question because I couldn't find an article or articles to my liking. Preface: ...
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Lighttpd, PHP, WordPress and permissions

I'm wondering why WordPress isn't able to install or update themes and plugins. I can upload files thought. This is a permissions problem, even when I CHMOD 0777 on the wp-content/themes and ...
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3answers
806 views

Running nginx, should wordpress files be set to www-data or root or?

I am running nginx, which I understand runs under the www-data user account. All my wordpress related files are currently set to root root, is this normal? Or should they be set the www-data account ...
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2answers
802 views

What is the deal with WordPress and UNIX permission problems?

I'm setting up a couple of wordpress installs and am habitually running into permission problems. I suspect the main problem is that I'm not a shared hosting environment, just a plain Ubuntu VM and so ...
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1answer
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Ubuntu WordPress Setup: You Do Not Have Permissions Necessary to View the Contents of wp_content

I just installed WordPress on Ubuntu for the first time according to these instructions: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/WordPress Everything is working great... Except, When I try to add my ...
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WordPress wp-config.php with 0500 permissions and user/group Apache user/group - more secure?

I changed the owner/group of the wp-config.php file to www-data (Apache's user). I changed the file permission to 0500. Is that more secure than leaving my normal user as the owner and file ...
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How to set wp-content/ folder permissions so all sub-directories take its permission?

wordpress uses the wp-content folder to store uploads, and the uploads are also stored in their own folder depending on the month you upload the file like: wp-content/uploads/month/day/file.jpg the ...
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How Do I Secure WordPress Blogs Against Elemento_pcx Exploit?

I have a client who has several WordPress 2.9.2 blogs that he hosts. They are getting a deface kind of hack with the Elemento_pcx exploit somehow. It drops these files in the root folder of the blog: ...
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What user should an application pool bound to a Wordpress site use in IIS? [duplicate]

I've installed a wordpress site in a dedicated server with Windows 2008 server running IIS7 but I'm a little confused on what's the most secure way to set the appropriate file settings. The thing is ...