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Old 07-14-2006, 01:46 PM   #1
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The Primary Group ?

What the Primary Group for a user changes?

Lets say I have myuser which is member of root and apache (with apache as primary group). Will it have any effect?
Old 07-14-2006, 01:54 PM   #2
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Sure it can have an effect. Think of this way. If this user created a document that was his then since he is in the primary group is the permissions are 750 then no other user will have access.

However I really would suggest not making a user a member of root. That can cause serious damage.


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