[Mailman-Users] private and public archive directory permissions [solved]

Mark Sapiro mark at msapiro.net
Mon Jul 13 16:09:53 CEST 2015

On 7/13/15 12:28 AM, Noah wrote:
> Okay I needed to have www-data own the private directory.  THanks for
> all your assistance.

In a prior post at
you posted

> /var/lib/mailman/archives $ ls -l
> total 8.0K
> drwxrws--x 110 mailman 4.0K Jul  4 22:44 private/
> drwxrwsr-x   2 mailman 4.0K Jun  2  2012 public/

Did you subsequently remove o+x from /var/lib/mailman/archives/private?
The private directory should need to be owned by the web server only if
it is not world searchable.

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San Francisco Bay Area, California    better use your sense - B. Dylan

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