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Old 05-08-2005, 09:20 PM   #1
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ownership of directories


What user should own directories that are going to be shared? For instance: I have a directory that I want to share among users on a FTP server... should one of the users own the directory in question ? Or should root own the directory ?
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Old 05-08-2005, 10:29 PM   #2
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i wouldn't make root owner of the files/directory because then you would have to give those users root power to some exstent to use those files. i would make the owner a regular user and then use groups to allow/deny access.
 
Old 05-08-2005, 11:06 PM   #3
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i wouldn't make root owner of the files/directory because then you would have to give those users root power to some exstent to use those files. i would make the owner a regular user and then use groups to allow/deny access.
Should I create a group or use a certain default group for all the users who will be accessing the /files/directory ? Also, should they only be a member of that one particular group ?
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Old 05-09-2005, 12:37 AM   #4
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I would make a new group and just add users to this group as needed...........
 
  


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