I have a doubt that I think is very basic but to which strangely I couldn’t find a concrete answer no matter how much I’ve googled for it.
When configuring a web server (Nginx, in my case), most people recommend setting the permissions as follows:
This means that:
The problem with this is that, if the permissions are set in this way, I can’t edit files from the FTP because my user doesn’t have write permissions; this would require allowing the group to write adjusting the permissions like this:
However, I don’t know if this could be a security issue, or why do people recommend doing it the other way if it doesn’t work through FTP. So, what is the most appropriate way to set permissions for the server directory?
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