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What user does the web server run as on our droplets? Is it www-data?

  • Posted on November 18, 2014
  • lgebmanAsked by lgebman

What user does the web server run as on our droplets? Is it www-data?

Thanks in advance for your help!


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On Ubuntu, both the Nginx and Apache web servers run as the www-data user. On CentOS, Apache runs as apache while Nginx runs as nginx