[CentOS] Permission question

Wed Oct 5 20:20:10 UTC 2011
Nicolas Thierry-Mieg <Nicolas.Thierry-Mieg at imag.fr>

Victor Padro wrote:
> Hello,
> We own a CentOS Server which hosts a few domains using Cpanel, however
> each host or domain has its own user and its own folder under /home,
> we want a separate user(newuser1) to have read and write privileges in
> all home's subdirectories so we can do some tasks remotely using
> WinSCP, that user is already in the sudoers group and the root login
> is disabled in SSH for security, but I haven't been able to assign the
> correct privileges and rights to newuser1 using chmod -R
> owneruser:newuser1 /home/owneruserdir, everytime we login with
> newuser1 using WinSCP to /home and try to change directory to
> /home/owneruserdir we receive a permission denied message, so I don't
> know where else to look.

you did give execute permissions to the group members on the dirs?
if unsure show us
ls -l /home | grep owneruserdir