Technical information

Rights of files and directories

Each file and directory kept on UNIX server has a number of rights that allow some number of actions with these files and directories. Every file and folder has ‘the owner’ and ‘the group’ connected with it. If you create a file, in most cases the owner is you and your group, or the group connected with folder where the file is located.

File access rights:

  • r — right for reading
  • w — right for content changing
  • x — right for file execution

Directories access rights:

  • r — right for reading
  • w — right for content changing
  • x — right for entering

Rights management in the Mirohost control panel

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See also