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Old 03-04-2002

Can someone pleas tell me if there is something funny when it comes to unix permissions and PHP. When php creates a file in unix the owner is nobody...does this raise any issues, and if it does could someone please tell me a web site where I could read more about this. Thanks alot.
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Old 03-05-2002
what flavor of UNIX

It would help greatly if you were to tell us what version of UNIX. Can you supply the uname -a output or OS version and hardware type?

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Old 03-06-2002
That is simply because there is a user in your passwd file named "nobody". This psuedo-user is rarely used for anything but daemons and non non-privleged processes.
PHP (or your httpd service, to be more precise) is simply running as this user.

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