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Old 01-09-2002, 09:10 AM   #1
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Permissions propagating to subfolders & files

Redhat 7.2


I noticed that when I change permissions on a folder that the subfolders and files do not receive the same permissions. Therefore I have to change the permissions on those folders and files individually.

If I want to assign the same permissions to all subfolders and files in a directory, isn't there a way to automatically change permissions for folders and their contents at the same time rather than one at a time?

Thanks for any comments.
Old 01-09-2002, 09:19 AM   #2
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Old 06-21-2007, 01:58 PM   #3
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Is there a way to set is so every file you add to the directory are given rwx for a group. My example is on a fileserver and users can rwx the files they add to the shared folder but no one elses.


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