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How Can I Lock a File from Deletion Automatically from Root?

Hello Team, My Website is hosted on Digital Ocean. I am using WordPress with Ubuntu 22.04 Operating System. I want to put a js file on root. I am storing but file is auto deleting after Nginx reload or rebooting Droplet. Kindly give me proper solution to lock a file from Deletion.

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Hi there,

Where is that file stored at? If it is in the /tmp directory, I would recommend just changing the location so that the file does not get deleted in the first place.

Besides that, you can make the file immutable by using the chattr +i your_file command, that way even the root user will not be able to delete the file.

Best,

Bobby