[thelist] Intranet and permissions

kasimir-k kasimir.k.lists at gmail.com
Mon Mar 24 12:29:26 CDT 2008

ftarzwell at fayec.com scribeva in 2008-03-24 15:07:
> We have a few applications running on an intranet server where the ftp user
> is different that the user used by the applications for uploads. We have
> found that in some cases the applications were not being allowed to upload
> due to certain permissions.
> A request was put in to change the permissions on the folders used by the
> applications to 777 but we have been told that this causes security issues.

If only the application and ftp users need write permissions, why give 
those to everybody? Put these two users in same group and set the 
permission to 775.


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