Start nginx worker process with same user as master process

steve steve at
Wed Sep 21 20:08:37 UTC 2016


On 09/21/2016 05:51 PM, Sushma wrote:
> Thanks for the details.
> I have explicitly changed permissions for directories as required.
> But the problem I am facing here is nginx reload fails due to permission
> denied for proxy_temp folder.
> I had explicitly changed permissions for this folder so that it could be
> accesssed by user abc (user with which nginx is running).
> However, when buffering happens, I see that the folder permissions are
> changed to be owned by nginx user. Hence my reload fails due to permissions
> issues.
> Is there something I am missing here? Does nginx remember the user with
> which it was installed and is that why these folder permissions are
> changing?
You need to restart nginx, not reload it.

Steve Holdoway BSc(Hons) MIITP
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