Install suphp on directadmin using custombuild

directadmin-suphpWhile managing DirectAdmin server  you might sometime want to change the php handler to suphp instead of default mod_php. Because suphp provides better protection to server than mod_php because it runs the php scripts under the user account instead of default user apache. DirectAdmin custombuild provides a very easy way to do it.

cd /usr/local/directadmin/custombuild/
./build set php5_cgi yes
./build set php5_cli no
./build all d
./build rewrite_confs

Now after suphp is installed on the server. You will need to fix phpMyAdmin, Roundcube and squirrelmail

./build roundcube
./build squirrelmail
./build phpmyadmin

No you can fix the permissions of all the files and folders of the users.

for i in `/bin/ls /usr/local/directadmin/data/users/` ; do chown -R $i.$i /home/$i/domains/* ; echo $i ;done 
for i in `/bin/ls /usr/local/directadmin/data/users/` ; do find /home/$i/domains/ -type f -exec chmod 644 {} \; ; echo $i ;done
for i in `/bin/ls /usr/local/directadmin/data/users/` ; do find /home/$i/domains/ -type d -exec chmod 755 {} \; ; echo $i ;done

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