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May 20, 2014 at 10:45 am #170714
Don’t make your webserver root. (If that’s what you meant…?) It is far too easy to hack into websites. (I know, I know, we all write infallible code, and infinitely secure websites. But why risk it?) If someone manages to break in, you do not want them to automatically have root access.
Make a new user+group for the webserver, and limit that group to only what it needs. You can create another user to log in/ ssh with, and then “clean up” permissions for other, unused/limited use users and groups.