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Old 02-16-2010, 12:42 AM   #1
thebomb
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Restricting users to two directories Centos 5.3


Hi,

I need some kind of step by step process to restrict my users to only have access to directories that I specify ?

For example user joe can only access his home directory, read access to /tmp and read access to /var/log/httpd ?

Is this possible ?

Thank you.
 
Old 02-16-2010, 01:01 AM   #2
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For normal/sane operation, the user will need rw access to his home dir and /tmp.
The default setup will take care of that for you.

For /var/log/httpd you'll probably need an acl :
http://linux.die.net/man/1/setfacl
http://www.vanemery.com/Linux/ACL/linux-acl.html
 
  


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