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Make /home/tmpspace writeable for users

Discussion in 'Security' started by gunmuse, Oct 26, 2011.

  1. gunmuse

    gunmuse Well-Known Member

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    An installation of Joomla is requirign that /home/tmpspace be writeable by user accounts Is there a place in the WHM to enable this? If not what would be the procedure to allow accounts to access this tmp area.
     
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    cPanelTristan Quality Assurance Analyst
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    You could set the sticky bit on it like /tmp uses, which allows all users to write to the folder but only to actually modify their own files and folders they own in that folder:

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    chmod 1777 /home/tmpspace
    If this is a shared folder that is going to be accessed by multiple different cPanel accounts, this is probably the way to go for that folder. I'd be a bit concerned about it having an exec privileges though and would try to mount and secure the folder with nonexec on it.
     
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    anton_latvia Well-Known Member
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    hm.. Quite strange Joomla-request! Anyway, I don't think this is a good idea. Sorry, if considered as offtopic.
     
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  4. gunmuse

    gunmuse Well-Known Member

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    wordpress is requiring the same thing
     
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