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#1 morpheuz

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Posted 15 June 2006 - 11:29 AM

Been doing some reading.. it seems giving files permissions of 777 is not the best choice according to consensus as it causes a security issue. I'm having a hard time tracking down on what exactly to chmod to what, so I hope there is nothing wrong with setting all php files to 644 and folders and all else to 755, or just setting everything to 755.

Are there any other things I need to be aware of?



#2 Kris

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Posted 15 June 2006 - 12:20 PM

As long as you don't give write access to the public then I think you should be fine.

#3 .josh

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Posted 15 June 2006 - 12:37 PM

guess it also depends on what the script is for. if its a cron job script i usually give server access, for example
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