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Old 08-12-2013
Permission to the script.

I have written a script and now i want to deploy it in PRODUCTION.

I want to give all the permission to the user only but not to others.What permission should i use?

CHMOD 777 FILENAME?
# 2  
Old 08-12-2013
If you want to give all permission to the user only (including read, write and execute), you could chmod 0700 the script and make sure you chown and chgrp the file (script) ownership to the user you want to give it out to.
# 3  
Old 08-12-2013
Hello,

Please use code tags for posting commands. Please use the following command to give permissions to user for script and not to others.
But you can take a test in QA onced before putting in PR please.


Code:
-rwx--x--x    1 singh1 users           548 Aug 09 10:42 date_solution.ksh
$ chmod 711 date_solution.ksh

$ ls -ltr | grep "date_solution.ksh"
-rwx--x--x    1 singh1 users           548 Aug 09 10:42 date_solution.ksh
$


Just an example for a file is given above.




Thanks,
R. Singh
# 4  
Old 08-12-2013
Typical permissions are
700 read/execute/write permission for the file's owner, ls -l shows rwx------
750 ... plus read/execute for the file's group, ls -l shows rwxr-x---
755 ... plus read/execute for others, ls -l shows rwxr-xr-x

@Ravinder: 711 does not make sense for a script.
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# 5  
Old 08-12-2013
Hello MadeInGermany,

I just wanted to give execute permissions to others. Please correct me if I am wrong here, I will be grateful to you.


Thanks,
R. Singh
# 6  
Old 08-12-2013
You don't need execute permission to be able to execute a script, but you certainly can't execute it if you can't read it.
# 7  
Old 08-12-2013
Thanks Scott and MadeInGermany for explaining me the same.


Thanks,
R. Singh

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