All the user dirs in /home/ are drwxr-x---
If that was the problem then it would affect the other users as well.
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From: Ronan Mullally <ronan at iol.ie>
To: Ger Hooton <g.hooton at ucc.ie>
Subject: Re: [ILUG] Apache problem
Date: Thu, 3 Feb 2011 13:30:41 +0000 (GMT)
Mailer: Alpine 2.00 (DEB 1167 2008-08-23)
On Thu, 3 Feb 2011, Ger Hooton wrote:
> I have configures Apache so the the server users can have their own web
> pages like http://www.server.ie/~<user>
> It all works well for everyone except for just one user
> In the log I see Permission denied: access to /~user denied
> I have chmod -R 777 [yes, a very bad thing to do] the users home dir for
> a short time, but that has not solved the problem.
> Because this works for every other user, I think my Apache config is OK.
> any ideas?
Check the permissions on the directories further up the tree. The user's
home directory may be 777 (shame on you), but the parent directory might
be 700. All the directories down to the home directory need to at least
have 'x' permission for the apache process.
> Gerard Hooton.
> Department of Electrical & Electronic Engineering
> University College Cork.
> College Road.
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