[CentOS] file permissions and groups

Barry Brimer lists at brimer.org
Sun Nov 19 23:42:20 UTC 2006

> I have a file owned by apache:apache with permissions of 640.
> I have added myself to the apache group using usermod -G (and I can verify
> that using the groups command) but I still can't read the abovementioned
> file.

What are the permissions of the directories from the root of the 
filesystem up top the directory that the file is in?

Is there any useful information in your apache logs?


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