If I need a php-page to have access to upload images and move images from a folder on the server, what permissions would I set on the folder then?

I know we have "Owner", "Group", and "Others". But what does the server (or the php-code itself) count as? Owner?

Also, would I need to set the php-page with the upload script with some specific permissions to be able to upload the files? Is it execute permissions?


Accepted Answer

  1. It depends on which user the server is run as. The web server is often run as "Other", but that's not always the case so I suggest you ask your sysadmin or hosting provider.

  2. No, you don't need to set any special permissions on the upload script, only on the folder you're uploading to.

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