In this article we’re going to look at some useful things you can do with your Web server using UNIX commands and SSH. If you’ve never used SSH or UNIX commands, try reading my SSH and basic commands tutorial first, then come back here and carry on reading!
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One of the hardest things for the beginner webmaster to get to grips with is how to use
chmod correctly to set permissions on files on UNIX and Linux web servers. You need to set the correct permissions on CGI scripts when you install them, to stop those dreaded “500 Server Error” messages.
In this tutorial, I’m going to explain the concept of permissions, and show you how to set permissions using your FTP program or via SSH.
This tutorial covers the basics of uploading your website using GlobalSCAPE’s CuteFTP for Windows. It was written using CuteFTP 4, but the tutorial should also be useful for users of later versions.
FTP is the most popular way to get your web pages from your PC to your Web server. This process is known as uploading, and FTP is the usual way to to it. In this tutorial, I’m going to show you what FTP does and how it does it.