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Top Forums Shell Programming and Scripting Script to change Permissions on files and directories Post 302843560 by gacanepa on Tuesday 13th of August 2013 11:01:40 PM
Old 08-14-2013
What do you mean by "environment"?
Maybe the following code snippet can help. In this example, I'm passing a certain file or directory as argument. You can later change that to better suit your needs (insert the modified code right after the line where it says Changing permissions now...:
Code:
#!/bin/bash
if [ -f $1 ]; then
    sudo chown owner:group $1
    chmod 660 $1
elif [ -d $1 ]; then
    sudo chown -R owner:group $1
    chmod -R 770 $1
fi

Then, after the for loop is over, I'd add the confirmation message:
Code:
if [ $? -eq 0 ]; then
    echo "Permissions were changed successfully."
fi

Hope it helps.
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LFC-CHOWN(1)							 LFC User Commands						      LFC-CHOWN(1)

NAME
lfc-chown - change owner and group of a LFC directory/file in the name server SYNOPSIS
lfc-chown [-h] [-R] owner[:group] path... lfc-chown [-h] [-R] :group path... DESCRIPTION
lfc-chown sets the owner and/or the group of a LFC directory/file in the name server to the values in owner and group respectively. To change the owner ID, if the group ID does not change and if the caller and the new owner ID belong to that group, GRP_ADMIN privilege is needed, otherwise the caller must have ADMIN privilege in the Cupv database. To change the group ID, the effective user ID of the process must match the owner ID of the file and the new group must be in the list of groups the caller belong to or the caller must have ADMIN privilege in the Cupv database. owner is either a valid username or a valid numeric ID. group is either a valid group name or a valid numeric ID. path specifies the LFC pathname. If path does not start with /, it is prefixed by the content of the LFC_HOME environment variable. OPTIONS
The following options are supported: -h If path is a symbolic link, changes the ownership of the link itself. -R Recursive mode. EXIT STATUS
This program returns 0 if the operation was successful or >0 if the operation failed. SEE ALSO
Castor_limits(4), lfc_chown(3), Cupvlist(1) AUTHOR
LCG Grid Deployment Team LFC
$Date: 2007/01/15 08:05:17 $ LFC-CHOWN(1)

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