Author Topic: Write permissions folder /var/log  (Read 220 times)

Offline scheltel

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Write permissions folder /var/log
« on: October 15, 2022, 09:39:39 AM »
I'm trying to install a new instance of WebsiteBaker v2.13.2. The installer nags about the fact that there are no write permissions on the folder /var/log. Why does WebsiteBaker needs permission on the entire /var/log folder. I think it would be better to create a folder like /var/log/WebsiteBaker an grant write permissions to the www-data user.

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Re: Write permissions folder /var/log
« Reply #1 on: October 15, 2022, 10:16:52 AM »
Hi, /var/ and /var/log/ are folders created by WebsiteBaker in his installation destination.

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Re: Write permissions folder /var/log
« Reply #2 on: October 16, 2022, 11:06:51 AM »
@dbs
The folders you mention are existing folders on a linux server. There is no need that WebsiteBaker creates them.

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Re: Write permissions folder /var/log
« Reply #3 on: October 17, 2022, 02:22:34 PM »
Yes, you are right, but under the installation of WebsiteBaker there are also these "subfolders" that are needed independently of the server subfolders.

I suspect that it has to do with your "outdated" rights assignment www-data user versus ftp-user (that's how it used to be done) On my server I can't select that at all.  They work with Fast-GCI or something like that.
If I remember correctly there was a "php-user" and a "ftp-user" with different rights.

This problem does not exist anymore with "Fast-GCI".

Here is an example

-my server area
--var
--log
--WebsiteBaker area
---admin
---...
---...
---...
---var
----log

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