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Old 04-26-2004, 06:19 PM   #1
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Limited permissions in subdirectories

Yes I'm a newbie and I am setting up a new RaQ 4r-550.

Even when logged in (FTP or Telnet) as admin I have very limited permissions on directories below the Web root. In subdirectories I can't set permissions or even extract a tar file.

How do I globally allow full access to all a user's subdirectories?

Thanks for any help.
Old 04-27-2004, 04:58 AM   #2
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As some user named admin, or as root? To find out what you are, type id. If you're root, who knows what the issue is, if you're not, then that's simple, become root.

As for setting permissions. chmod -R 755 /from/some/top/level/dir will give the owner full read write execute, group and world will have read and execute to everything below that top level dir.


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