[GLLUG] Linux File System

Sean picasso@madflower.com
Tue, 23 Jul 2002 23:48:34 -0400 (EDT)

This depends entirely on the FTPd server program you are using.  Most
common are wu-ftpd and Pro-FTPd. But typically you need to use group
access rights which are typically set inside the ftpd program

On Wed, 24 Jul 2002, Ex Fed wrote:

> I have a question about ftp, the Linux File system, and file permissions.
> I have one directory that has is below a directory owned by root and group 
> root.  A sub directory of this directory is foo, it owned by user1 and group 
> bar with permissions rwxrwxrx.  Lastly foo2 is a subdirectory of foo, owned 
> by user2, group is bar permissions rwxrwxrx.
> >From what I noticed if user1 puts files into the foo2 directory, then if 
> user2 tries to delete, rename or overwrite these files then there are access 
> errors.
> Is this because the foo directory is above the foo2 directory, or is it 
> because user1 owns the file?
> User1 and User2 belong to the bar group, so do I have to chown all the newly 
> placed files so that they are owned by User2, or should group membership be 
> enough to permit User2 access to the files that User1 placed in this User2's 
> directory?
> What could be wrong?
> Thanks,
> Lee D.
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