Linux dedicated servers set permissions for every file, including applications. Fortunately, it is very quick and easy to change the permissions of files in order to give specific users access.
First, it is important to understand how ownership and permissions work in Linux. Every file has an owner, and that owner […]
When configuring your dedicated server’s file permissions, it is important not to overlook file ownership. In Linux and other Unix-like operating systems, every file is assigned an owner, and that owner belongs to a group. A file can have generally liberal permissions but only for a particular user or group. Similarly, a […]
There are some rare, yet extremely annoying, instances when you might have a script or service that refuses to run because it needs to be run by a particular user. Usually the problem is that the user in question does not have the necessary permissions to run the script. Rather than using […]
Generally speaking, you do not normally need to add new website users from the command line on a web server with a control panel. Most control panels will automatically setup users and groups when new websites are created. There are, however, times when you might want to create users and groups manually.
For example, […]