[LON-CAPA-admin] Files and folders owned by root

Guy Albertelli II guy at albertelli.com
Wed Feb 21 11:38:37 EST 2007

Hi Stefan,

> while configurating and testing our new server, I found out (again) that
> some folders and files are owned by root and not by www, e.g.:
> /var/log/httpd/

This should be owned by root

> /home/httpd/lib/perl/Apache/localize/*.pm
> /home/httpd/lonTabs/lonDomColors/*.*
> ...

This also should be.

> Does there exist a general rule, which folders and files MUST be owned
> by root?

General rule, no.

Specific rules, yes.

- UPDATE will correct the permissions acording to the loncapa
installation definition file (in CVS loncapa/doc/loncapafiles.lpml)

guy at albertelli.com   0-7-0-9-27,137

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