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Old 08-09-2009
Enhancing security of temporary folder

While enhancing security of my temporary folder in the post described in Secure temporary folders on existing Unix or Linux systems | SysAdmin.MD my redirection fails. This commands always fails
echo "/mnt/tmp /tmp ext3 loop,noexec,nosuid,rw 0 0" >> /etc/fstab
Can anybody please tell my why?
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Old 08-09-2009
Hi.

IMO: I don't see a lot of point in that article, but maybe that's just me.

My guess would be that you just don't have write access to the file (-r--r--r--). Chmod the file u+w.

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