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Change owner permissions from root to nginx

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  1. pamamolf

    pamamolf Well-Known Member

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    Hi

    How can i change the permissions from root to nginx using ssh?

    I know that i can do it on a folder using:

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    chown -R nginx:nginx public
    But how can i include all folders and subfolders and all files in the public?

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  2. eva2000

    eva2000 Administrator Staff Member

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    the -R command makes it recursive so every directory and file within public gets the chown applied :)
     
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    pamamolf Well-Known Member

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    I am asking as i found on the net this command:

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    chown -R nginx:nginx *
     
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    eva2000 Administrator Staff Member

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    that command would apply to everything within the current directory and all sub directories and files within current directory

    see http://linuxmanpages.com/man1/chown.1.php

     
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