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Setfacl configuration issue in Linux

I am configuring a Linux Server with ACL[Access Control Lists]. It is not allowing me to perform setfacl operation on one of the directoriy /xfiles. I am able to perform the setfacl on other ...
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Linux OEL 6x - Compatibility with ACL

Will the ACL [ Access control lists like getfacl, setfacl ] utility work fine with OEL 6x? It works great with Solaris 5.9 but not sure OEL 6x will support ACL utilities
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Folder default ACLs not inherited when new file is created

I'm a bit of a beginner with Unix systems, but I'm running Cygwin on my Windows Server, and I am trying to figure out something related to extended ACLs. I have a directory to which I set the ...
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Why does chmod(1) on the group affect the ACL mask?

I am trying to understand this Unix behavior (which I happen to be testing on Ubuntu 11.10): $ touch foo $ setfacl -m u:nobody:rwx foo $ getfacl foo # file: foo # owner: michael # group: michael ...
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Revoke directory access for a particular user in Solaris

I have a need to allow directory access to a particular user on my file system. I want this user to be unable to access any other directory in my file system (initially anyway. It may need access to ...
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Are private user groups beneficial with POSIX ACLs?

It has been a custom in Linux/Unix world that each user gets assigned a default group with the same name and the user is the only member of that group. The original justification was to allow ...
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Looking for a tutorial on ACL for a UNIX server

Does anyone out there know of any good "how to" tutorials that can help me set my directory and files permissions using ACL in order to secure my server while providing FTP and Web access to certain ...
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Mounting ACL on a UNIX/Apache Server

Does the following command turn on ACL for the entire set of directories on my server? mount -o remount,rw,acl / I believe that it does due to the ending forward slash. If that's the case, should I ...
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unix/setfacl: set directory default acl for correct permission inheritance

I have several svn repositories in /projects/svn which should be writeable by 2 users, mine (unix), and wwwrun (apache, for svn over http) newly created folders and file should be read/writeable by ...
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Access rights escalation requiring multiple sysadmin authorisation

I was just wondering if there is a way to give a user root access escalation on a *nix system, kind of like sudo, but which requires more than one sysadmin authorisation. I am thinking of something ...