Re: Secure Unix permissions for an Apache website developer

From: Stefan Monnier (
Date: 04/20/04

Date: Mon, 19 Apr 2004 22:36:25 GMT

> The users need to use the newgrp command before they work in the
> development/DocumentRoot directory. If they forget to newgrp they might
> create files of the wrong group (fixable with chgrp), or they may not be
> able to create (based on the permissions of the dir).

I prefer to use the setgid bit on directories this way there's no newgrp
funny business.