This is not a Joomla issue per se as I think it is more of a permissions issue related to NGINX. This was encountered while trying to set up Joomla. Read below but after testing I think this is more of a NGINX issue.
I have a dedicated host running NGINX and have permissions set as 755 for directories and 744 for existing files. I am not able to upload, through the admin panel, files into the media library or make a folder.
Permissions on some of the web root
-rw-r--r--. 1 nginx nginx 1892 Dec 29 11:21 configuration.php -rw-r--r--. 1 nginx nginx 2915 Dec 24 10:51 htaccess.txt drwxr-xr-x. 5 nginx nginx 4096 Dec 30 11:33 images drwxr-xr-x. 2 nginx nginx 61 Dec 24 10:51 includes
As you can see nginx is the owner of the folder images. In my
/etc/nginx/nginx.conf file I have the line for:
So Joomla should be running as that user which has write rights to the directory images. I am obviously missing something...
For testing I changed the permissions to 777 and I was able to create a directory. Much to my surprise....
drwxr-xr-x. 2 apache apache 23 Dec 30 11:46 asdf drwxr-xr-x. 2 nginx nginx 4096 Dec 24 10:51 banners drwxr-xr-x. 2 nginx nginx 104 Dec 24 10:51 headers
Why is the apache user there when I have installed NGINX. I asked my friend hosting the site for me if he installed Apache and he said no. I ran this anyway and got nothing
sudo yum list installed | grep apache