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Old 07-01-2005, 10:04 AM   #1
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multiple groups permissions

is it possible to assign more than one group to a folder for permissions in linux like you can with windows? with windows you can add group1 and group2 to the permissions of a folder and set different permissions to that folder, i cant see if you can do this in linux?
if someone knows please could they explain how i would do it or a link to somewhere that can?

thank you very much.

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You can use the setgid bit on the folder. The link below will explain how to do so in RedHat 4.0.

Hope this helps.
Old 07-01-2005, 12:24 PM   #3
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For both of you, it helps if you fill in your profile with your distro...

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the more universal (not restricted to one distro) way would be to use chmod- RH4 is outdated alot.

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