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folder - file permissions and ownership

Post by linuxpc4me » Sun Feb 09, 2020 7:40 pm

This is probably a groaner for most who read it, but I cannot find a definitive answer.
The docs say the website folder should give folder permissions of 755, files 644 and config file as 444

What I cannot find is ownership. When I installed Joomla, all is owned be root.
Should it be changed to www-data (am on Ubuntu 18.04 running apache2), or even to local user :chown bubba:bubba ?

Thanks

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Re: folder - file permissions and ownership

Post by Per Yngve Berg » Sun Feb 09, 2020 7:58 pm

That depends of the PHP-webserver interface.

With fcgi or FPM-cgi, Joomla will run as the owner of the index.php file

With apach2handler it will be www-data or similar.

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Re: folder - file permissions and ownership

Post by linuxpc4me » Sun Feb 09, 2020 8:07 pm

Per Yngve Berg wrote:
Sun Feb 09, 2020 7:58 pm
That depends of the PHP-webserver interface.

With fcgi or FPM-cgi, Joomla will run as the owner of the index.php file

With apach2handler it will be www-data or similar.
Thanks so much for your help

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Re: folder - file permissions and ownership

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Re: folder - file permissions and ownership

Post by Webdongle » Mon Feb 10, 2020 12:25 am

Is it on your computer or a Host computer on the internet?
http://www.weblinksonline.co.uk/
https://www.weblinksonline.co.uk/updating-joomla.html
"The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again, but expecting different results": Albert Einstein.

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Re: folder - file permissions and ownership

Post by linuxpc4me » Mon Feb 10, 2020 11:04 pm

Webdongle wrote:
Mon Feb 10, 2020 12:25 am
Is it on your computer or a Host computer on the internet?
It is on local server at my office.

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Re: folder - file permissions and ownership

Post by Webdongle » Tue Feb 11, 2020 9:54 am

http://www.weblinksonline.co.uk/
https://www.weblinksonline.co.uk/updating-joomla.html
"The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again, but expecting different results": Albert Einstein.

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Re: folder - file permissions and ownership

Post by linuxpc4me » Fri Feb 14, 2020 3:16 pm

Thanks to all who provided knowledge on this.... I now know the correct permissions and have set them.

Thanks again


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