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[nycphp-talk] Webserver file access

wkamm at rvyriptide.org wkamm at rvyriptide.org
Fri Aug 17 12:07:22 EDT 2007


Can your userid have access to the web site's directory?  You can then use
WinSCP to copy the files there directly, and avoid using PuTTY.


Bill

> Does this sound unreasonable, or is it just me?
>
> In order to upload files to the website, I have to do this:
>
> 1. Use WinSCP to log in to the server as myself and transfer files from my
> PC to my home directory on the server.
>
> 2. Use PuTTY to log in to the server as myself, then su as root, and from
> the command line move the files from my home directory to the website's
> directory.
>
> Seems like a very tedious process to update files, especially when you're
> modifying files in this subdirectory and that subdirectory.
>
> It's set up this way for security -- no ftp access and no logging in as
> root.
>
>
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