On Mon, November 19, 2007 18:35, Steve Franks wrote: > Few weeks ago, I installed apache22. Just wanted to put up some > family photos. Whenever I tried to connect, got a "apache doesn't have > permisson to acess ~/. on this system or somesuch". The only way to get > around it appeared to be a chmod 777 on my pic folder (no luck with 775!). > Now I restored some stuff from a backup over my photos, > and now 777 won't work either. Is there something fundamental about > permissions I am totally missing? >
Steve, I suppose ~/ is your html_public in your homedir, right? Apache runs as user www (and group www). So this user needs one way or the other access to the mentioned directory (read and execute = 5). Could it be that access is blocked on a higher level, say your homedir? Peter -- http://www.boosten.org _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"