Home instead of var

Discussion in 'General' started by smartmobili, Nov 30, 2014.

  1. smartmobili

    smartmobili New Member


    ISPConfig looks very good but there is something I don't like, it's the fact it uses /var instead of /home by default. I have found this fork:
    https://github.com/idrassi/ispconfig_ovh_hosting and I might try it but would be possible to offer the choice when installing ISPConfig ?

  2. srijan

    srijan New Member HowtoForge Supporter

    Yes definately, you can use both /home or /var.
  3. till

    till Super Moderator Staff Member ISPConfig Developer

    The partition /home is normally not meant for server side files, it is made for your user files on a desktop installation. The /var partition is the one were websites should be placed and therefor /var is compiled into programs like suexec statically by the Linux distributions.

    If you have a large /home partition because your hoster misconfigured the partition setup, then you can correct it like this:


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