Setting Permissions for Your public_html Directory

How to set correct permissions on your public_html directory

In order for all the files in your public_html directory to be visible on the web, you need to have the permissions set correctly. Setting permissions is most easily done using linux.

  1. Connect to best-tux.cae.wisc.edu and log in. The information found here might be of assistance. Don't change to a different directory - stay in your home directory when you log in.
  2. Type
    chmod -R a+rX public_html
  3. Enter.
  4. The permissions on your public_html directory will be updated.
  5. Type
    exit
    and [enter] to log out.

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Keywords:homepages web webpage website server denied   Doc ID:12994
Owner:Noel K.Group:Computer-Aided Engineering
Created:2010-01-05 19:00 CDTUpdated:2015-07-28 09:02 CDT
Sites:Computer-Aided Engineering
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