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Allowing Modify/Write Permission to "Everyone". Is it secure?

Jun 28, 2012 at 2:13 PM


I've hosted BlogEngine.Net on my Windows 7 by following the documentation (installation guide). I allowed permissions to "Network Service" account but still there was accessibility exception. I've then added "Everyone" in BlogEngine.Web and allow it Write and Modify Permissions and got it working.

I want to know that is allowing Write and Modify to "Everyone" secure?



Jun 28, 2012 at 3:05 PM

You can find who exactly needs write permissions pretty easily, check out this post. Given everyone full access is a big security concern.

Jun 28, 2012 at 3:39 PM

You could try removing the "Everyone" group and add the IIS_IUSR account to the root folder of the install.

Jun 28, 2012 at 3:43 PM

Thanks rtur,

Your post helped me a lot. It resolved.