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1. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
i have an application that writes to a directory. let's call the directory:
the permissions of this directory is:
Now the files that the application creates in this directory usually dont have read permissions for others.
i know there's something called... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: SkySmart
we want to allow user to FTP files into a directory, and then the program (PLSQL) will read and process the file, and then move the file to other directory for archiving.
the user id: uftp1, group: ftp
the program run in oracle database, thus have the user Id: oraprod, group: dba
how to... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: siakhooi
3. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
Hi, Im getting this annoying problem on file permission when I copy a folder to a mounted external directory. the files inside the copied folders become all executable. I tried to search for ways how to undo the permission over the web but to no avail.
tried this one but it doesnt change a... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: ida1215
4. Shell Programming and Scripting
How do i check if I have read/write/execute rights on a UNIX directory?
What I'm doing is checking read access on the files but i also want to check if user has rights on the direcory in whcih these files are present.
And I check if the directory exists by using... (6 Replies)
Discussion started by: chetancrsp18
5. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
Only one of the following makes any kind of sense as a possible permission field for a UNIX file. Which one?
I think it is no. 3. I dont think it would be 2, because why would you want to give groups and... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: hawaiifiver
6. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I have a situation where plenty of users log in to the same directory and put in files. When they put in the files, I need those files to become group writable (chmod g+w) automatically. I have no control over the users' profiles. Is there a way to do it? (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: praveen_indramo
7. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
Read and write bits make sense for a directory but what about the execute permission bit
What does that imply?Is it just a filler?
Saurabh (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: smehra
8. Shell Programming and Scripting
From within a directory, how do I determine whether I have write permission for it.
test -w pwd ; echo ?
This doesn't work as it returns false, even though I have write permission. (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: Sniper Pixie
9. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
Is there a way to set the default permissions for a specific directory and all it's files and subdirectories?
I want the general umask to be
But I want the default for the cgi-bin directory and everything below it to be
So that when I put... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: Thumpasorus
10. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
I've installed Samba on an AIX machine and configured smb.conf to have a bunch of shares available to Windows. I can see the shares, but I couldn't access them.
After about 30 minutes of chmod'ding if finally got access by doing the following to the directories I shared:
chmod -R... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: szahir1