On 07/20/2009 09:24 PM, ollie at eillo.org wrote:
> Looks like this:
>> --rw------- 1 www-data www-data 7925 2009-07-20 21:04 index.php
>> Question 1: Does index.php need execute permissions? It seems to work. . .
PHP scripts don't need execute scripts to run because you don't execute
them. the web server interprets them.
Unless you're running them from the CLI, in which case, yes, you will
need execute rights, unless you explicitly call the file like "php
the_file.php" instead of "./the_file.php"
> I noted that hidden files are still owned by root:
>> -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 730 2009-07-20 21:04 .htaccess
>> Question 2: Should I leave it like this or change it to www-data?
will they ever need to be edited by the web user? if not, you can leave
> Same for most folders in document root:
>> drwxr-x--- 5 eillo psaserv 1,0K 2009-07-20 21:04 ../
>> Question 3: Should I change their owner/group to www-data?
again, if they don't need to be edited by the web user, then you can
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