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Old 09-21-2006, 04:47 AM   #1
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chgrp debacle

Hi All,

I wanted to change the owner of all the files and directories under a directoy and issued the command "chgrp -R groupname /*" when I intendted to do "chgrp -R groupname ./*". I realized my mistake shortly and did a CTRL+Z, but it was too late I am afraid.

I am afraid it will do lot of harm to the server (. What can I do to restore the situation. Please help me. I am on Fedora Core 2.

Old 09-21-2006, 11:22 AM   #2
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The damage is done. You have two options. 1) You can reinstall Linux and copy the necessary web files back to it. 2) You can go directory by Directory and change the permissions.


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