[thelist] CHMOD equiv. on Windows Host : Solved

Dave Stevens dave at stemfiction.com
Tue Oct 1 14:14:00 CDT 2002

Thanks all, you jogged my memory about access permissions, there is a lot of
control over that kinda thing in the Gearhost control panel, all sorted now.

Dave Stevens,  www.stemfiction.com
----- Original Message -----
From: "Joel Morris" <joelm at citycent.com>
To: <thelist at lists.evolt.org>
Sent: Tuesday, October 01, 2002 7:48 PM
Subject: RE: [thelist] CHMOD equiv. on Windows Host

> As far as I know, security permissions can only be set by the
> administrator of a Win server.
> My experience with web hosting companies is that they'll set the
> permissions to run ASP scripts, but little else. So, if you need to
> write to a database or use File System Object to write a file, you'll
> have to ask the hosting company to set those permissions for you.
> I usually set up one or two sub-directories within the website where I
> only stick the database(s) or .txt files I need to write to and have
> the permissions changed only on those sub-directories.
> Joel Morris
> -------------------------------
> CityCenter Co.
> Website Development & Marketing
> http://www.citycent.com
> mailto:joelm at citycent.com
> Subject: [thelist] CHMOD equiv. on Windows Host
> Is there an equivalent to the CHMOD on unix servers for a windows
> server?
> I'm getting an error message saying
> Can't open Members directory: Permission denied at
> D:/GearHost/HostingAccounts/stem/www/cgi-bin/ubb_new_topic.cgi line
> 325.
> But I am on a windows host. Any ideas?Dave Stevens,
> www.stemfiction.com
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