Linux Magazine: Access Control Lists
Feb 09, 2005, 07:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Roderick W. Smith)
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
"If you've used Linux for a long time, you're probably quite
familiar with file permissions. Indeed, managing permissions is a
critical part of managing a Linux system.
"In general, you should provide minimal access whenever
possible. Every user (or group) should have just enough permissions
and no more.
"However, providing appropriate permissions to each user is
often complicated by the permission scheme itself..."