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Old 06-30-2008, 08:51 AM   #1
nikaudio
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How to set umask for nologin account ?


Hello,

I have FC5 and I'm glassfish Java EE Server as user glassd. This user have set up shell to /sbin/nologin. Default umask is 0022, I need this account to have umask 0002.
Unfortunately nologin account do not read /etc/profile where I have added in vain:

if [ $UID -eq 502 ]; then
umask 002
fi

# id glassd
uid=502(glassd) gid=502(glassd)

Is there a way to set up umask to 0002 for nologin account ?

Regards to you all
Slawomir
 
Old 07-01-2008, 03:50 AM   #2
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I don't know, but there is most likely a script that is called to startup glassfish. You could add your umask call there. Otherwise, if it is a binary, and there is option to set umask, create a wrapper script which sets umask, and then calls glassfish.

Alternatively, you can use pam to do it:

http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/libs...pam_umask.html

Last edited by Mr. C.; 07-01-2008 at 04:07 AM.
 
Old 07-01-2008, 06:53 AM   #3
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Yes, there is asadmin script to start glassfish, I have added umask 0002 line there and it worked like a charm, thank you.
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