[Centos] File permission
tkrin at tkrin.net
Tue Nov 30 18:10:07 UTC 2004
Dominic Iadicicco <diadicic at optonline.net> wrote:
>I don't think I was really going to get an answer for this anyway but, I
>figured it out. After making my change I logged out and back in again
>and it worked. I think I get it but if someone could explain it to me
>that would be nice.
>Dominic Iadicicco wrote:
>> Hello all,
>> I think my file permission are completely screwed up? I created a
>> file called text file called test as root user and have done chgrp on
>> that file to a group called admin. I have added the users ozzie and
>> root to that group. I then did a chmod g+wr on the test file and
>> ozzie can still not write to the file. If I take away read access
>> from the group, ozzie can still read the file. The group permissions
>> have no effect what so ever. If you add or take away permissions from
>> the other permissions, that will effect the test file. What did I do
>> wrong? Could someone please point me in the right direction?
In very simple terms, if you add someone to a group, until they
re-authenticate, i.e. logout & login again, the new permissions will not be
seen by said user.
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