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Nov 20, 2007, 08:30 (0 Talkback[s])

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"Access Control Lists (ACLs) allow you to provide different levels of access to files and folders for different users. The Red Hat Enterprise 5/CentOS 5 have implemented ACLs in the file system by default. This new feature will allow you to set a file where one user can read, other users cannot read and yet other users are able to read and write to the same file. This was not possible previously.

"ACLs are an important tool that administrators must understand as well as educate users how to employ them properly..."

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