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Old 03-03-2010, 10:10 AM   #1
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permission problems in script

Problem with the script :

echo "************* Bill Printing Extraction Proces *************"

UIDPWD=`cat $MEDT_HOME/restrict/$ORACLE_SID` export UIDPWD

when we use the above,

file is being generated with the below permissions :

-rw-rw---- 1 MEDB dba 213954 Feb 23 13:23 medt-21022010.txt

When we write UIDPWD as hardcode like below:


It extracts files with read permission for OTHER so we can FTP.
-rw-r--r-- 1 MEDB dba 213954 Feb 23 14:23 medt-21022010.txt

We need to run it with no hardcode for UIDPWD and file should have read permission.What am missing here ?

Old 03-03-2010, 10:14 AM   #2
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Set this as one of the first lines in your script after the hasbang: umask 022

Hope this helps.
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put chmod 644 *.txt in your script ?
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Hi Kai

The quoted code does not create any files, it simply envalues a variable with the contents of a file and exports it.

How is the file created? Specifically, how is $UIDPWD passed into the command that creates the file?


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