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On (10/02/05 12:44), Frank Murphy didst pronounce:
>> I want to take ownership of for example: /var/pets/cat & all files
> within, whether currently created or not, so I can read/execute as
> "user" without having to chown every new file individually.
>If you want a specific user to own all the files ::
chown -R user:group /var/pets/
If you want a specific group to own all the files ::
chown -R root:group /var/pets/ && chmod 775 /var/pets/
You'll need to chmod the files in the directory separately if you don't
want them executable. If there are no other directories in /var/pets,
chmod 664 /var/pets/* will do it.
> Likewise I want to take ownership of a mountpoint (softraid) & all files
> beneath it, automatically made to "user" whether placed there from the
> workgroup or removable means, by user or root 24/7.
>Again, use of chown and chmod here will change ownership and permissions
of the files. To make all files written to the directory afterwards
owned by a specific group, you'll have to SGID the directory with chmod
aswell. On top of that, if you want it to come back in the same state
after a reboot, you'll need to man mount and find the specific options
for your filesystem to put into /etc/fstab so that ownership and
permissions are re-set on the mountpoint on boot.
Chat ya later,
BOFH excuse #115: your keyboard's space bar is generating spurious keycodes.
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