Recommended user:group and directory permissions for web directory?
What is the recommended user, group and directory permissions for the webroot directory?
Let say I have the below directory structure,
/var/www/ /website-1/htm/ index.html /website-2/html/ index.html
Currently, I have
drwxr-xr-x 7 root root 4096 Jun 23 14:52 www drwxr-xr-x 3 root root 4096 Jun 13 04:47 website-1 drwxr-xr-x 3 root root 4096 Jun 23 14:52 website-2 drwxrwxr-x 3 myuser myuser 4096 Aug 8 07:10 html
As you can see, the html folder is owned by my current user and group. I know this is not correct.
I’ve read that it should be www-data but again others I’ve read also are using root and even user accounts.
What would be the “best” recommended user:group and permission?