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Re: www-data user

Marty wrote:
Alvin Oga wrote:

assuming you did not have any www data loss, you can recreate the userID

root# useradd -u 33 -g 33 -c "www user" -d /var/www -s /bin/false www-data

On my sarge systems the www-data shell is /bin/sh. Has the default configuration changed, and are my systems misconfigured from a security standpoint?

Shell is /bin/sh on mine. Using /bin/false just to add some security through obscurity I suppose...

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