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# 1  
Old 02-09-2002
Bug File Permissions

Hi ;
Working off a AIX 4.3.
There are three users, root, axel & rose.
I have a directory where data is stored owned by root.
Now as user axel & rose I cannot cp or mv the files out from this dir, but about a week ago this was possible.

1st Q is why this sudden change.
2nd Q is is there a way that we can make all the users use this dir.
I would also like to inform you that we have a trivial root/pswd, so we do get in as root and do the needfull.

Would appreciate your input.

# 2  
Old 02-10-2002
I would suggest that you contact your system administrator. Generally root passwords are not given out to normal users. Try that first!
# 3  
Old 02-10-2002
view the changes to the permissions for the file..
use ls -l [filename]

use chmod ..
to change permission..

Of couse you need to have right, permissions rights to this.
# 4  
Old 02-12-2002
Thnx for yr input, for the time being Im chmod'ing all the required files
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