So I am trying to get PHP save error logs automatically to the directory where the script containing error is. But the problem is that error logs are not written unless I set permission 777 to all directories manually. And that is something I wouldn’t want to do due to security issues.
So I tried this
chgrp www-data /var/www chmod g+w /var/www
But, unfortunately, it didn’t help. Any other advice?
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This is quite old question, but asking here anyway since it’s strongly related. So the problem is that I need to use above command (
chown -Rf www-data:www-data /var/www) every time after creating a new directory. Is it possible to make new directories automatically get the same ownership as the parent directory so that I wouldn’t need to manually run the command?