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Old 01-28-2004, 06:25 PM   #1
Registered: Jan 2004
Location: Pinas
Distribution: Mandrake
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Changing User Group Didn't Work

Hi Guys,

I need help.... I have an ftp account and it can browse root. Suddenly for some reason maybe human error I can't browse root...

I tried to change the group to root by using usermod -G0 ryan and chown -R ryan.ryan /home/ryan but still didn't work...

Here the command i tried...

usermod -G0 ryan
chown -R ryan.ryan /home/ryan
chgrp ryan /home/ryan

Still I can't get in to the root...

Ohh by the way this box is also my mail server using postfix... If I did this chown -R ryan.ryan /home/ryan... can i still recieve my mail???

Thank you very much...

Old 01-28-2004, 07:55 PM   #2
Registered: Jan 2004
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Distribution: Mandrake
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Hi Guys,

For the mean I lock my account to the folder I want... This only a temporary solution if you have some suggestion pls... do help me out...




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