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Old 08-16-2013, 10:01 AM   #1
Nanosuz
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How to Give Read Write Permissions to a Particular User on a Folder


Hello

I need to give read write access to an external contractor on a set of subfolders on a server.

My intention is to create a user account for him so he can ssh (via VPN) to the server where he needs to be able to read and write files. He also needs to use sftp.

How can I give him read write create only on a particular folder and its subfolders on RedHat 5.3?

Thanks,

Suzan
 
Old 08-16-2013, 11:21 AM   #2
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I believe the easiest way would be to make the user a member of the group with access the folder(s). If that is not workable, then ACLs can be used to grant permissions to a particular user.

http://linux.die.net/man/1/setfacl
 
  


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