• Status: Solved
  • Priority: Medium
  • Security: Public
  • Views: 9741
  • Last Modified:

Wrong permissions on configuration file, should not be world writable!

Hello Experts,
when I open
http://192.168.0.2/phppgadmin/
I got this message
"Wrong permissions on configuration file, should not be world writable!" on my FF 2
I do not know what I had done wrong since the last time I login to phppgadmin.

Please someone explain me the reason and give me a solution for this

It is an Ubuntu 7.04 + apache2 + mysql 5.0

and I think phpMyAdmin - 2.9

Thank you
0
Sinoj Sebastian
Asked:
Sinoj Sebastian
  • 3
1 Solution
 
steelseth12Commented:
change the permission of the configuration file to read only.
Open you ftp connect, find the file , right click on it and you should see a option called attributes or chmod or permissions .

Change it to 444  
0
 
Sinoj SebastianCTO & OpenERP Project managerAuthor Commented:
Just a few minutes back Google show me this.

sudo chmod 705 /var/www/phpmyadmin/config.inc.php

Look like that solved the problem.

Now what you suggest 705 or 444. And Do you know the meaning of 705 and 444? What kind of permission it will give to which all users?

I'm new to linux :)

Thank you

And hey, congratulation on the laptop. Did you received it?
0
 
steelseth12Commented:
444 will give only read to all .

705 will give read/write/execute to the owner , nothing to the group , and read/execute to the public
0
 
steelseth12Commented:
>>And hey, congratulation on the laptop. Did you received it?

Thanks, i told i will receive it before xmas. :)
0
Question has a verified solution.

Are you are experiencing a similar issue? Get a personalized answer when you ask a related question.

Have a better answer? Share it in a comment.

Join & Write a Comment

Featured Post

Ultimate Tool Kit for Technology Solution Provider

Broken down into practical pointers and step-by-step instructions, the IT Service Excellence Tool Kit delivers expert advice for technology solution providers. Get your free copy now.

  • 3
Tackle projects and never again get stuck behind a technical roadblock.
Join Now