Tag Archives: Apache

Apache document root in users home directory with SELinux

Serving web-content from a user’s home directory allows the user to conveniently upload files. By default, the apache configuration in many Linux distributions assumes content is uploaded to a single directory owned by the webserver’s user, but it might be … Continue reading

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SELinux allow webserver to send email

When Wordpress tries to send email and you see “your host may have disabled the mail() function” it might be that SELinux is blocking it. Here is how to enable it. Continue reading

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Set up apache and the log path with SELinux

Depending on your backup strategy you might run into troubles of backup the entire /etc directory. Running a default installed Apache on CentOS will have the log directory of Apache linked from within the /etc/httpd/ directory. If you backup solution would backup those as well, the backups would contain the logs and get huge. Continue reading

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