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Hello all,

I have set up an alternate FTP account on my server, say 'account_b', which creates a /home/account_b directory. I want to create a symbolic link app that redirects to a directory within the secondary account_b home folder. However, when I do this I get the old "Forbidden. You don't have permission to access /index.php on this server." error.

I guess it's a permissions error, but my knowledge in this area is poor to non-existent. Can anyone help me get this working?

Thanks a lot, Pete.

asked 10 Feb '11, 16:12

kippertoffee
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Hi Pete,

You need to use the guide here:

http://docs.webfaction.com/software/general.html?highlight=setfacl#granting-access-to-specific-users

to give the correct permissions to the secondary user. If it is an FTP only user you will need to log in with something like:

su -s /bin/bash - secondaryusername

permanent link

answered 10 Feb '11, 18:24

klynton
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