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Old 03-01-2010, 11:06 AM   #16
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You're welcome grob. Happy to help.
Old 03-01-2010, 11:46 AM   #17
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Originally Posted by grob115 View Post
Thanks. This is a good thing to visualize. So basically in UNIX/Linux systems, the ownership and permission of the immediate parent and of the item itself is what matters, not the ownership and permission of say two levels up.
correct, except that the permissions of any of the levels above may stop you from navigating to the immediate parent but that's more of an indirect consequence.

Specifically, you'll need 'x' permissions on all directories all the way down from the root.

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