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I have a question concerning permissions.

I'm running lighttpd and a ftp server.

I want to add a ftp user that is able to upload files to /var/www, which then are viewable in a browser.

What is the safest way to set this up (apart from not using ftp)?

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usermod -a -G ftp user
chown -R :ftp /var/www/html
chmod -R g+w /var/www/html
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Awesome, thanks! – Henk Dec 8 '11 at 11:18

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