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mod_ruid2 account creation ownership issues.

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by ethix, Mar 8, 2012.

  1. ethix

    ethix Well-Known Member

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    Hi,
    I use WHMCS to manage client accounts.

    Today on a server with mod_suid2 a clients .htaccess would not work.

    The public_html was client:nobody 750

    I changed the public_html to client:client 750 and the .htaccess worked.


    So is the public_html meant to be setup client:nobody or client:client?
    If client:nobody is correct why did changing nobody to client fix the .htaccess issue?


    Thank you.
     
  2. cPanelMichael

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    Is this only happening when you create accounts through WHMCS, or do experience the same issue when creating accounts through Web Host Manager directly?

    Thank you.
     
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  3. ethix

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    Hi,
    it happens both ways.
    I just looked at an account I set up manually about 24 hours ago and it was created
    client:nobody 750 (public_html)

    Best I can tell this is happening on both servers with mod_ruid2

    Just realised maybe you meant about the .htaccess not working and not the ownership. If so I have not tested the .htaccess on an account created manually but I can if you wish.
     
  4. cPanelMichael

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    The permissions and ownership values that you have reported for the public_html directory are standard. If you continue to receive an error related to the .htaccess file when mod_ruid2 is enabled, please post the exact error message you are receiving and see if it also happens when creating an account through Web Host Manager directly.

    Thank you.
     
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    ethix Well-Known Member

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    Thanks for the replies.

    I will do as asked above.
    But just so you know when this was occurring there were no error messages in the Apache error log.
     
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