ACLs finer grained permissions control
Apr 07, 2012, 22:01 (0 Talkback[s])
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"There has been more than one time where I have needed to allow
more than a user or group access to some files. Also there are
times when the group/user that has ownership is just too powerful
for the purpose of access.
"That is where ACLs come into play. Allowing a finer grained
control over access to files and directories.
"Caution using ACLs can be confusing at first and if not used
properly can allow users access that you may not want.
"First things first make sure that you have the ACL tools
"Note: I am using Oracle Enterprise Linux as my server so the
package you need to install may be different."