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XF 1.4 After install change chmod?

Discussion in 'Installation, Upgrade, and Import Support' started by assemblergames, May 18, 2015.

  1. In the install I had to chmod two directories (data and internal_data) to 777

    Can I change them back to non world writable?

    I feel very uncomfortable leaving the install files on the server.
     
  2. Brogan

    Brogan XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    If you were prompted to change them during installation then they will have to remain like that.

    The install directory is perfectly safe but for peace of mind, you can .htaccess protect it.
    I have a resource which explains how to do that.
     
  3. o.k. after 10+ years of vbb this is going to take some time getting used to....
     
  4. Brogan

    Brogan XenForo Moderator Staff Member

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