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Old 01-13-2005, 05:55 PM   #1
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Delete Access


Is it at all possible to give one user read and write access and keep them from deleting that file?

At the same time is it possible to give another user full permission (even delete) to that same file?

Just curious.
 
Old 01-13-2005, 06:28 PM   #2
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Re: Delete Access

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Is it at all possible to give one user read and write access and keep them from deleting that file?
Yes.

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At the same time is it possible to give another user full permission (even delete) to that same file?
And yes, again.


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Old 01-13-2005, 06:32 PM   #3
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How would you go about doing this??
 
Old 01-13-2005, 06:49 PM   #4
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If you e.g. had a directory
/share/documents ...

You have user1 and user2

Create a group editors.
Add user2 to editors..

chown user1:editors /share/documents
chmod u=rwx,g=rx,o-rwx /share/documents

create the document that user2 should be
able to edit but not delete in /share/documents
e.g. as user1
date > /share/documents/some_file
chgrp editors /share/documents/some_file
chmod g=rw /share/documents/some_file



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Old 01-13-2005, 07:24 PM   #5
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That works wonderfully on Linux side. The problem I am having now is the that I am trying to use a Samba server that has the same restrictions. Unfortunately, even if I give read only permission to the files and folders on Linux side (which works) I can still delete those files on the Windows side. Is there a way around this problem?
 
  


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