Originally Posted by mike_p
What result are you expecting when using suexec?
Well, I expect suEXEC + Fast-CGI or suPHP to work correctly.
Because none of them works as expected, any new file Joomla tries to create is owned by www-data.
In Ubuntu 8.04 + ISPConfig 3 + manual installation of suPHP there are no problems with permissions in Joomla.