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CHOWN(8)						      System Manager's Manual							  CHOWN(8)

chown - change owner SYNOPSIS
chown [-R] owner[:group] file ... OPTIONS
-R Change directory hierarchies EXAMPLES
chown ast file1 file2 # Make ast the owner of the files chown -R ast:other dir # Change the owner and group of all files in dir DESCRIPTION
The owner field (and optionally group field) of the named files is changed to owner (i.e., login name specified) and group . Alterna- tively, a decimal uid(gid) may be specified instead of a user name. Only the superuser may execute this command. SEE ALSO
chgrp(1), chmod(1), ls(1), chown(2). CHOWN(8)

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LFC-CHOWN(1)							 LFC User Commands						      LFC-CHOWN(1)

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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