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Why do I need to change folder permissions 777 on the folder then install zencart

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by zhshji, Feb 5, 2010.

  1. zhshji

    zhshji Member

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    I installed zencart on other hosts(eg.bluehost hostmonster etc.) do not need to change folder permissions(755)
    why do I need to change the permissions 777 on the folder in my vps then install zencart?
    ps. Suexec have turned on
     
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    Is your VPS running php as dso ? As long as your VPS running php as cgi or suphp you should not be required to change the permissions to 777. You can check the configuration from Apache Configuration link in WHM or you can ask your provider to check it and setup suphp on your VPS.
     
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    then I need rebuild apache with suphp,and alter php handler configureation with cgi or suphp, Do I need turn off suecec?
    then do I change folder permissions from 777 to 775?
     
    #3 zhshji, Feb 6, 2010
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    Thank you for your help.:)
     
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