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Old 02-25-2014, 03:56 PM   #1
Axel van Moorsel
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Inherit permissions from parent folder

I want to have files copied to a NFS share inherit permissions from the parent folder. The NFS share is on a Debian 6 webserver.

What happens now is:
ls -l /sourcefolder
-rwx------ 1 user sourcegroup .... file.csv
cp /sourcefolder/file.csv /targetfolder/file.csv
ls -l /targetfolder
-rwx------ 1 user targetgroup .... file.csv

What I want is:
ls -l /sourcefolder
-rwx------ 1 user sourcegroup .... file.csv
cp /sourcefolder/file.csv /targetfolder/file.csv
ls -l /targetfolder
-rwxrw---- 1 user targetgroup .... file.csv

As you can see in the first example the group is inherited from the parentfolder, but the permissions are not. What must I do to let the file inherit the permissions from the parentfolder?

Last edited by Axel van Moorsel; 02-25-2014 at 03:57 PM.
Old 02-26-2014, 01:22 PM   #2
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I'm not sure about this, but couldn't you use acl for this?
I don't know if it works on nfs shares, only used it on regular file-systems.


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