Use /var for storing webpages.. Why???
ecrist at secure-computing.net
Fri Dec 17 17:12:48 PST 2004
On Dec 14, 2004, at 10:05 PM, Adam wrote:
> Okay, I understand not using /usr, but why not use /home? Does storing
> webpages in /var give you a performance increase? Or is it convention
> you would store webpages in /var? I'm setting up a webserver at my
> where I'll serve several websites for my friends, should I have them
> webpages in /var/username or keep them in /home/username?
> BTW, awesome book. I love reading about the old RLL and MFM hard
> drives I
> used to config when I was a kid. Brings back a lot of memories.
FWIW, I usually have an entirely separate file system, located at /www.
This allows me to keep all of my web content completely separate from
the entire system, and in the even the system dies, I can simply mount
it from a new system.
Eric F Crist "I am so smart, S.M.R.T!"
Secure Computing Networks -Homer J Simpson
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