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Old 12-05-2001, 10:28 AM   #1
rajaram
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Setting up permissions


I am using RedHat Linux version 7.1.


how to set the default permission for newly created files?

thanks,
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Old 12-05-2001, 12:05 PM   #2
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chmod will change permissions..

man chmod for more details..
 
Old 12-05-2001, 03:55 PM   #3
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chmod will allow you to change file permissions after a file is already created. If you want to set up a default file permission scheme, use umask

Here is a link to some more info about umask

www.linux.com/howto/Security-HOWTO-5.html#umask

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