[ILUG] umask query
Sean O Sullivan
seanos at netsoc.itcarlow.ie
Fri Apr 22 20:28:10 IST 2005
Paul Jakma wrote:
> On Fri, 22 Apr 2005, Sean O Sullivan wrote:
>>> What is creating the file?
> Which part of apache? I find it hard to believe it's apache itself (or
> is this for logfiles?).
apache created files (for web content).
it creates files in htroot, and those files must be 775
>> Yes, sadly that does not seemingly exist (that I know of...), and I
>> think umask (or in this case mod_umask for apache) is the only way of
>> doing it (however files /must/ have 775).
> Ask an apache expert I guess.
> If apache lacks it, whip up a patch to add a 'logfile mask' type
> configuration option, or somesuch.
I hope not to have to do anything like this...
At least if use a mod someone else does I can blame them somewhat if it
>> Doing a chmod of all files takes ... 5+ mins & produces 60+megs of
>> audit logs (lots of files...).
> Ah, yet another reason to avoid SELinux..
Not using SELinux (well not the permission end of things) - just the
audit.d (RH) which logs (certain) commands executed as root & suid progs
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