Hi all,

we have our own Galaxy server running under Nginx. Recently we changed the 'user' of Nginx in the Nginx configuration file from 'galaxy' to a more general 'www' since we plan to use Nginx for other purposes as well.

Now the "Get data -> Upload file" does not work any longer because of file permissions. Files are uploaded correctly to a directory
but then are owned by the 'www' user and read-writeable by this other only. Thus, the Galaxy user 'galaxy' cannot open them, cannot determine the file type and the whole "Upload file" process fails.

How can I set the file permissions of uploaded files? Do I need to enter a matching 'umask' in some Galaxy configuration or in some Nginx configuration file. Any links to where to set such a umask would be greatly appreciated.


Joern Toedling, PhD
Core Facility Bioinformatics
Institute of Molecular Biology gGmbH (IMB)
Tel.: +49 6131 39 21511

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