On Wednesday 30 May 2007 17:45:42 Agus wrote: > 2007/5/30, Christopher Hilton <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>: > > Erik Norgaard wrote: > > >> How can i do this? I am trying but im getting permission > > >> denied...while trying to create a file... > > > > > > NFS is insecure (No File Security) since there is no authentication. > > > You get access with the user id of your current user. > > > > I didn't want to touch the security problems with this as I assumed that > > the original poster knows about them. Just the same I'm assuming that > > webserver:/etc/exports has a line like: > > > > /usr/local/www/data/mysite -maproot=nobody:nogroup 192.168.233.17 > > > > which would tighten down the mount to just the one machine. As a > > developer, without even looking at security I think that direct access > > to the webroot tree is a bad idea. However I'm giving the original > > poster the benefit of the doubt. Perhaps he's just trying to learn HTML > > and PHP. > > > > [snip] > > > > > One security measure is implemented though: root user on client is > > > treated as nobody on the server. There is an option you can add to the > > > exports file (forgot which), to override this see the exports manpage. > > > > > >> Also if you have a different solution for updating the site..they are > > >> welcome.. > > > > > > Unless you have problems with diskspace, why not just use rsync? Do it > > > manually and you get time to correct blunders before they become > > > public, or do it as a cronjob. > > > > rsync > > scp, > > dav, > > *** cvs *** > > > > When I work on a website I tend to start with the site directory in cvs > > to protect me from the damage caused by fat fingers. I'm an old C > > programmer and CVS and Make are tools that I'm used to so I usually add > > a really simple make file to the web tree... > > > > ***** Typical Makefile for web project ***** > > -- cut from here -- > > > > update: > > cvs -PAd . > > > > MYWEBUSER = www > > MYHOST = webserver.example.com > > MYWEBROOT = /usr/local/www/data/webserver.example.com/ > > > > publish: > > rsync -auv ./ $(MYWEBUSER)@$(MYHOST):$(MYWEBROOT) > > > > -- to here -- > > > > Then running: > > > > $ make update > > > > on the webserver from within the webtree will refresh the site from the > > latest copy in CVS. In my opinion this is the best way because with a > > little CVS knowledge you can back out any mistakes. This is also nice > > since it only depends on the ability for both your development machine > > and webserver to be able to reach the cvs server. A final nicety is that > > there are CVS clients for FreeBSD, Windows, and Mac OS X. On the > > downside you do have to setup a cvs server. > > > > Add a little magic with ssh-keygen and the command: > > > > $ make publish > > > > will push the current state of the web project, N.B. whatever it may be, > > onto the webserver. This is a lower overhead way of publishing that has > > the danger of no fallback position in case something is screwed up. > > Honestly I think that the publish tag is better used for testing than > > production but not every is willing to go to the overhead of using > > revision control (CVS, SVN, what have you) on this stuff. > > > > -- Chris > > > > -- > > __o "All I was doing was trying to get home from work." > > _`\<,_ -Rosa Parks > > ___(*)/_(*)___________________________________________________________ > > Christopher Sean Hilton <chris | at | vindaloo.com> > > pgp key: D0957A2D/f5 30 0a e1 55 76 9b 1f 47 0b 07 e9 75 0e 14 > > Great.....thanks a lot guys....you've been very kind..... > I will begin reading about rsync and CVS then....it also seems a lot more > interesting than NFS.... > > Thanks again... > Greetz > _______________________________________________ > email@example.com mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to > "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"
im a kde user, and i like to access my web server via sftp using the konqueror file manager. just open your home, open another tab, put in sftp://yourserver in the address bar... and drag and drop the files where they go! -- Jonathan Horne http://dfwlpiki.dfwlp.org [EMAIL PROTECTED] _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"