[Orca-users] Re: Q: Default permissions for the web repository in Solaris
blair at orcaware.com
Tue Nov 5 16:43:19 PST 2002
> --- In orca-users at y..., Sean O'Neill <sean at s...> wrote:
> > >Every night, the permissions for 'group' and 'other' get
> > >nullified and so I have to have a cronjob that
> > >essentially undoes that affect by doing:
> > >
> > >14 * * * * /bin/chmod -R a+rx /export/home/iz/HTML
Do you need executable permissions?
> > Can you be a bit more specific ? What do you mean by "nullified" ?
> What I mean is that permissions of the web repository (HTML dir.)
> and files in it become '600' instead of '655' (as I've set them once)
> > I think you mean you have Orca running as one user but the "content"
> > directory where your Orca stuff is written to in your webserver area
> > is owned by another user - I think.
> I have Orca and orcallator.se both running as 'root'.
> > All
> > my Orca stuff runs as "perfboy" - nothing for my Orca runs as root.
> > Apache runs as nobody. Everything else in my docroot area is owned by
> > root. This way Apache can't do anything "funny" with it.
> I'll verify who owns the directory just above 'HTML', but
> from experience doubt that this would force files to be
> '600' when they're regenerated at midnight.
I think you'll want to check the umask value when you run Orca. You'll
probably want to set it to 022 to make sure that the values have some
> I guess I need a better understanding of what is exactly
> happening at midnight with Orca ... <?>
> Thanks all for responses. I am amazed at the speed, accuracy
> and support on this group ;-)
As one of the people, you're welcome!
Blair Zajac <blair at orcaware.com>
Web and OS performance plots - http://www.orcaware.com/orca/
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