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Old 01-14-2013, 09:52 AM   #1
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Create the new userís home dir in /home


Hello to all ;

PHP Code:
# useradd usr1 -d  /home/oracle/
cd /home/oracle/
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bashcd: /home/oracle/: Permission denied 
From usr1 how can i enter other users home path.
I mean i have some files under 'home/oracle. From usr1
i want to read some files in /home/oracle.

when creating user , even i set other user home path
why i cant enter into oracle home? I know some permission
problem missing here? how can i resolve ?
 
Old 01-14-2013, 09:58 AM   #2
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Is there an "oracle" login already there?
Is it owned by that oracle login?
Is the group for the oracle login set?
Is the user in the same group?
Is the group access mode on the oracle directory permit access?

It is very rarely a good idea to have two users with the same UID, and that is implied by setting the users home directory to /home/oracle when that directory is owned by an existing user.

As I recall, all that is necessary is to be able to read/execute some scripts from the oracle login (mostly for configuration information). All that requires is rx on other access.
 
Old 01-14-2013, 10:14 AM   #3
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What is permission mode on /home/oracle and it's group? Generally a normal user do not have write permission on /home directory, so you cannot create any sub-directory or file in it. To do so switch to root user.

Meanwhile, if you just want to read files inside /home/oracle, then add main group of this directory to your user account. And do chmod on this dir. as follow:-
Code:
~$ usermod -G <group> <your_username>
~$ chmod -R g+rw /home/oracle
 
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Old 01-14-2013, 01:44 PM   #4
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Hello Geeks ;

Still i am getting Error. oracle user already logged in.

Quote:
$ whoami
oracle
$ id
uid=500(oracle) gid=500(oinstall) groups=500(oinstall),501(dba)
Quote:
# userdel -r usr1
# useradd -g oinstall usr1
# chmod -R g+rw /home/oracle/
# su - usr1
$ cd /home/oracle/
-bash: cd: /home/oracle/: Permission denied
$ id
uid=563(usr1) gid=500(oinstall) groups=500(oinstall)
 
Old 01-14-2013, 02:17 PM   #5
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What is the output of
Code:
ls -ld /home/oracle
 
Old 01-14-2013, 03:19 PM   #6
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Hi to all

Output for /home/oracle

Quote:
$ whoami
oracle
$ ls -ld /home/oracle
drwxrw---- 29 oracle oinstall 4096 Jan 15 00:02 /home/oracle
 
Old 01-14-2013, 04:27 PM   #7
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You need to add execute permissions for the group

Code:
chmod g+x /home/oracle
or
Code:
 chmod 770 /home/oracle
 
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Old 01-14-2013, 04:53 PM   #8
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Ya ,i got it ! Done.

Quote:
# useradd -g oinstall usar2 -d /home/oracle
su - usr2
$ pwd
/home/oracle
 
Old 01-14-2013, 05:34 PM   #9
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You do realize this gives the user delete privileges to any files in the oracle directory.

Normally it would be rwxr-x for group permissions which would prevent such deletions.
 
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