var/www to home/user/public_html?

  • Posted on February 20, 2014
  • rodrigoAsked by rodrigo

Hello, I’m newbie on VPS configuration but I learn quick. I have a doubt about the server arquitecture.

I want to have my VPS as clean as possible, and in my old webhost server I could see I have two folders with the exact same info: var/www and /public_html

As I understand, var/ww is a backup of /public_html which is the folder where Internet users go when they visit my website, is that correct?

How can I do that on my VPS?

My thoughts tell me that I can create the folder for each site on /home/user/public_html and create the FTP users with limited privileges, but what happens with the var/www folder?

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you can always create a custom folder to point your OS to the root of your vhost. <br> <br>what is your OS? Nginx or Aapche?