on 7/23/00 8:55 PM, Anthony Baratta at Anthony at baratta.com wrote: >> I'm having file permission problems with doing file system writes with PHP. > > If the file is not owned directly by the web server 'service', or if the web > server > service is not part of the group the file is owned by, then only a world > writable > file will be write accessible to the web service. > > Clear as mud?? actually yes. :) (I've been a user on BSD systems, this is my first time as an admin on a linux system) ok - PHP is running as user 'httpd', and the files & directories are owned by 'admin' or 'dev_df' - so how can I put them in the same group so 'httpd' has write access to these directories? (is it that easy?) James.