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Old 11-17-2009, 06:03 AM   #1
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Smile Need to give rw access to a filesystem for a user

Hi I have a user called newuser1 and need to give rw access to /mymnt(a newly crerated filesystem) fo this user.tried setfacl -m d:u:newuser1:rw /mymny .but no success.
please somebody advice ,how can i accomblish this
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Why not chmod

Why not use chmod command to allow rw access to the new user?

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As pointed out by indiajoe, chmod (and perhaps chown) is probably the way to go here.

However, exactly how to do it depends on a couple of things. Do you want this user to be the only person who can write to it? Or do you want all users to be able to write to it? Or perhaps a set of users, eg tom, dick and harry, but not bill and ben?



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