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Old 07-30-2010, 10:50 AM   #1
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File permissions


Newbie question:
Let's say we have a folder called: /var/admin/ and only admin has access to it. If we have another folder called /var/admin/user/ how can we give access to a specific user to the "user" folder only?
 
Old 07-30-2010, 11:03 AM   #2
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Can you please explain bit more?

what permission set on /var/admin and what permission you want to set on /var/admin/user directory ?
 
Old 07-30-2010, 11:08 AM   #3
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Let's say we have two users: admin and user
We want "admin" to have (rwx) access to /var/admin/ directory and "user" to have (rwx) access to /var/admin/user/ directory only. So the "user" cannot access /var/admin/ folder.
 
Old 07-30-2010, 11:21 AM   #4
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Let's say we have two users: admin and user
We want "admin" to have (rwx) access to /var/admin/ directory and "user" to have (rwx) access to /var/admin/user/ directory only. So the "user" cannot access /var/admin/ folder.
You mean to say only admin user have 7 (rwx) permission on /var/admin dir. and other users has 0 (no permission) am i right? As per my view this is not possible to set full access on sub dir. without read access on parent.
 
Old 07-30-2010, 11:28 AM   #5
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If i didnt get it wrong. You mean to say, There are 2 folders on the same machine /path/to/admin and /path/to/admin/user. The user should have no rights on the admin folder??

I think the easiest way to restrict access to the user is by not providing him sudo access. Then you can look at this link , for more info regarding giving permissions

http://www.yolinux.com/TUTORIALS/Lin...ingGroups.html
 
  


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