What are etc/passwd and etc/group in virtual host directory used for?

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2016-11-16 12:44:48 UTC

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2017-08-16 17:29:01 UTC

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What are etc/passwd and etc/group in virtual host directory used for?

Applicable to:

  • Plesk 10.x for Linux
  • Plesk 11.x for Linux

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What are these files used for?

/var/www/vhosts/domain.tld/etc/passwd
/var/www/vhosts/domain.tld/etc/group

Answer

They are used for chrooted shell of a subscription. It can be set at Home > Subscriptions > domain.tld > Websites & Domains > Web Hosting Access .

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