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Old 04-21-2007, 08:37 PM   #1
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How to change ownership?(Atleast i think that is problem)


I have problem which happened beacuse i forget what can happen doing that.I was download and extract one script over ssh using root password and when i want to update script over ftp and i cant beacuse it's permission denied since script is updated by root.Before i was solve that problem by loging to SFTP as root but the problem is this server doesnt have root,it only have user admin with sudo root rights.How to make access granted?(except delete script and creating it again over ssh but this time with normal user password)
 
Old 04-21-2007, 08:43 PM   #2
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Another problem:i have ssh username admin and it cant go to directory of www files(permission denied)
and if go in with root then i cant access with ftp.


UPDATE:I was notice if i chmod file with 777 then i can upload file.But is'nt 777 toomuch security risk?

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Old 04-21-2007, 09:10 PM   #3
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Old 04-22-2007, 08:58 AM   #4
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Hmm it's workign withing cmod 776 also but the problem is then i need to chmod every subdirectory which i wanna edit.What is command for chmod all subdirectories in directory?
 
Old 04-22-2007, 09:05 AM   #5
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Hmm it's workign withing cmod 776 also but the problem is then i need to chmod every subdirectory which i wanna edit.What is command for chmod all subdirectories in directory?
Nearly any file system command in linux (POSIX, specifically) has an -R (recursive). To answer specifically:

chmod -R ### /path/to/directory

will recursively chmod the files/directories/etc...but why break open your permissions when you can login as root and run:

chown <user> /path/to/script

to "give it back" to the original user? Same goes for chgrp (in case you need to change the group)...
 
Old 04-22-2007, 04:07 PM   #6
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Before trying this one more question:
i have only one ssh username-admin which become root if type sudo su -
So when i type users in console it shows only admin on user.And my ftp username is totaly different.
 
  


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