[CentOS] allowing users to write to a web content area

Tue May 17 13:08:20 UTC 2011
Michael Gliwinski <Michael.Gliwinski at henderson-group.com>

On Tuesday 17 May 2011 13:34:10 David Mehler wrote:
> difficulties getting this to work. Using find and xargs I can get the
> permissions on the files and directories what i'm wanting, but adding
> new ones the umask takes over the group ownership is right but with
> the 077 it doesn't matter.

Using setgid on directories will cause group to be preserved on its children 
(e.g. chmod g+ws dir) but umask controls the permissions.  If you don't want 
to set it to 007 globally or for all users you could create a script they have 
to source before starting work, or get individual users to add it to their 

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