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Old 04-18-2009, 06:51 AM   #1
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Folder Sharing


Hi,

I've put 3 users in a user group and gave them create and delete permissions on the folder. The problem that I have is if user A creates a file then for user B and C they can't write to it yet they can read and delete.

Any ideas on how I allow multiple users to have read, write, execute permissions in one folder? Additionally I need these permissions to automatically apply to any sub-directories that are create.

Thanks

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Old 04-18-2009, 11:04 AM   #2
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you may be looking for something like umask: ~$man umask
 
Old 04-18-2009, 01:23 PM   #3
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d|rwx|r-x|r-- the 2nd set of "r-x" denote group permission if goup doesnt have write permission, the users who are in the same group they cant write anything inside the directory expect owner.
Refer the following link for further information for permission change
http://catcode.com/teachmod/

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Old 04-18-2009, 02:31 PM   #4
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Set the generic file acl for the directory. It will be inherited by files you create in it. I'm not certain how you would have rw- permissions inherited for files & rwx for directories however.

Remember to set the non-default acl permissions as well.

example:
setfacl -m g:users:rwx directory
setfacl -m d:g:users:rwx directory

The filesystem needs to support acls, so this needs to be a native linux filesystem. If you are accessing a samba share, and the directory being shared is a Linux filesystem, then use the cifs filesystem when mounting and not smbfs. Cifs supports facls.

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