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Re: IIS on Windows 7 vs. Cygwin file permissions
- From: Andrey Repin <anrdaemon at freemail dot ru>
- To: ht at inf dot ed dot ac dot uk (Henry S. Thompson), cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Mon, 3 Dec 2012 05:36:59 +0400
- Subject: Re: IIS on Windows 7 vs. Cygwin file permissions
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- Reply-to: Andrey Repin <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
Greetings, Henry S. Thompson!
> I've spent the last hour trying to find the answer to this on the
> Web/in the archives, sorry if it's an FAQ:
> What's the least 'open' way possible using chgrp and chmod g+r to
> allow my IIS server to 'see' files on my local disk? At the moment I
> have found only three ways to let IIS see a file at all:
> 1) chmod o+r;
> 2) Use Windows folder security manipulations to give 'user' IUSR read
> 3) chgrp Users ...
> (1) and (3) are pretty 'open', and I'd rather avoid the lengthy
> Windows UI exercise required for (2) if possible. . .
> Any suggestions?
Only one: If you intend to mix Cygwin tools with native Windows environment,
let Windows handle filesystem permissions.
Or you will never stop running into these issues over and over again.
Andrey Repin (firstname.lastname@example.org) 03.12.2012, <05:35>
Sorry for my terrible english...
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