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Old 6th August 2006, 18:56
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Originally Posted by jvilches
The only problem is that the webserver is in /var/www and the default FTP upload directory is /home/admin... so basically I can't upload any website at all.
The problem is that /var/www is owned by www-data, but you're logged in a admin. Open /etc/passwd and change admin's homedir from /home/admin to /var/www and run
Code:
chown admin /var/www
and it should work.

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Originally Posted by jvilches
As a side note... I didn't install ISPConfig because I think I have to install it from my /var/www directory and I couldn't upload the files there. Is this correct?
No, not correct. You can install ISPConfig from any directory (e.g. /home/admin, /tmp, etc.) except /root/ispconfig. You can use WinSCP ( http://winscp.net/ ) to upload your copy of ISPConfig to the server.
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