RE: permissions and the /etc/skel directory
From: Chris W. Parker (cparker_at_swatgear.com)
To: <email@example.com> Date: Mon, 5 Jan 2004 12:46:44 -0800
Pete Nesbitt <mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org>
on Saturday, January 03, 2004 1:26 PM said:
> useradd always sets ownership to the new dirs & files to the new user.
> It sounds like you may want to look at sgid to set the default group
> ownership so group members can all access all files. You should man
> chmod & look for sgid for more info.
uh oh. that sounds a little too complicated for me... how about this? i
create a script to automagically do this for me?
i've never written a shell script but i imagine it would do the
1. accept one piece of information: username
2. perform the following commands:
# useradd $username
# cd /home/$username
# chown .apache . www/
# chmod 770 . www/
# passwd $username <some_default_password>
this way i can create the new user AND have the correct permissions.
this should work right?
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