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Unix/Apache Permissions

Posted on 2010-09-09
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I am encountering problems changing permissions for a new cart directory and sub-files. I get this error...

Could not change owner of "INSERT FILE NAME",
Server said: 'SITE CHOWN' not understood

I am trying to set to Octal = 777. Looking at individual file permissions via ftp I see that the owner = tgs and the group = psacln.

Should the 'group' and 'user' match? Should I be using a 'root' login?

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To change a files ownership you need to be logged in as root, using a sudo rule or using a script that has been set-uid wrapper.

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Thanks, figured it out.
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