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Old 10-13-2005
help in changing the access level for directories

Hi all,
can some one help me in chmod command, and let me know the various combinations for this command.

for : eg chmod -R 777 <dir names>
this gives all rights to all but i want the specific access levels kindly help me out in this issue.

Thank you,
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Old 10-13-2005
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Old 10-14-2005

You can user ACL for specific access.

Pl. see the man pages for setfacl & getfacl commands..

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