[Typo3] filesystem permissions on public web server.

Michael Scharkow mscharkow at gmx.net
Wed Jun 22 09:40:33 CEST 2005

SSRahman wrote:
> Hi list
> I am facing problems setting  the filesystem permissions on my web
> server.
> I have successfully installed the quickstart package of typo3 (3.8.0)
> on the space provided by the web-hosting provider, but i managed to
> do that only after setting the permissions to 777 otherwise the
> install tool told me that the required directories and files
> (uploads, typo3/ext, typo3temp etc.) were not writable.
> The 775 setting mentioned in section "3.10.3" of  "Inside Typo3" is
> not working in my case.
> I can upload only through ftp and don't have any shell account. Hope
> someone knows.

This is a frequent problem in shared hosting environments. In fact,
until 3.8 777 was default, so you should not have to worry about this.
If your hosing company has properly secured you directories, no need to


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