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Re: Apache/PHP/FTP and user rights

On Thu, Aug 01, 2002 at 03:40:23PM +0200, nbougues-listes@axialys.net wrote:
> I'm facing a problem I thought would be fairly easy to deal with, but
> haven't found a proper solution. Here it is :
> We have a web werver hosting a few tens of customers using
> VirtualHosts. We have mod_php and use FTP for updates, each customer
> having its own UID.

> What we consider the "right" solution would be to have Apache run as
> user.user in each virtual host. This seems to be doable with
> User/Group directives. Unfortunatly :
Apache doesn't honor those options in virtual host context, unless run
as root and recompiled with some -DBIG_SECURITY_HOLE option.
Obviously this is not a very secure solution.

Take a look here:


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