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1. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I want all new files and directories created, or copy file give this permisson "rwxrwx---", with chmod i do this with octal value "770". If i execute "umask 770" the permissons is not the same with new or copy file. How can i configure this command? I do not understand the "man... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: Xedrox
How do I change the umask for a NIS user?
steve (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: steve.lavoie
3. Shell Programming and Scripting
Is it possible to use umask and to set the file permission level as 775?
I know I can add chmod into my scripts but I just want to explore the umask option.
Thanks! (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: visio2000
4. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
Please, let me know how the umask is working? As per my understanding is aprt from subtracting from 666/777, logical gate operation is performing.
Ex: If I set uname 011, it gave the permission like 666 for file. Request you to explain which gate's operation performed.
$uname 011... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: Nagapandi
5. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I need to set a umask of 022 for my ssh sessions, or within my profile.
I have set the umask in both bash_profile and bashrc.
and when i run umask i get 0022 but when i create a file i get,
# touch test.txt
# ls -l test.txt
-rw------- 1 root root 0 Apr 26 12:25 test.txt
it seems like... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: felix001
Due to urgent requirement to resolve some permission issues , I wish
to set solaris 8 server so that any file written is on 777 .
I guess need to set umask , how to set it ?? (7 Replies)
Discussion started by: falcon16
hai guys ,
i am having problem in getting the knowledge about umask.
actually when i am putting command as umask some value is coming like 0022 by defalut.
we can change its value also.
but the main thing is thye file permisiion actually depends upon umask.how is it depends upon umask i want to... (6 Replies)
Discussion started by: suvendu4urs
I changed the umask in /etc/security/user to 027.
I changed the umask in /etc/profile to 027.
My current shell is ksh.
My .profile doesn't make any changes to umask or call other scripts that change umask.
Running AIX 5.3
I still get a umask of 022 instead of the expected 027. I have no... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: x96riley3
9. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
the umask on solaris must return 022 or 0022
wich one is correct and why?
pa (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: rsh
10. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
in this unix book that i have, it says:
filedes = open(pathname, O_CREAT, mode);
filedes = open(pathname, O_CREAT, (~mask)&mode); /* ~ is the negation symbol */
like it's doing some type of masking.
fd =... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: bb00y