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Permissions on /var/www/{multiple domain} for uploading web site files via SFTP

Posted August 23, 2018 1.1k views
UbuntuApachePHPSecurityDigitalOceanConfiguration ManagementUbuntu 16.04

Hi

I have installed Apache successfully on ubuntu 16.04 and configured for multiple domain. It works fine.
Now I want to give one user to upload via sftp for 2 domains. Restrict that user from accessing rest of the domains.

Example folder structure
/var/www/a.com
/var/www/b.com
/var/www/c.com
/var/www/d.com
/var/www/e.com

Planning to give permission for b.com, c.com domains to one user.

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You can chroot jail the user to their home folder, ie /home/bob, and put public_html folder in their home folder. This prevents them from seeing anything else on the system.

Wayne Sallee
Wayne@WayneSallee.com

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