[K12OSN] Permissions Question

Roger morris_r at 4j.lane.edu
Wed Apr 7 16:34:25 UTC 2004

Around Wed, Apr 07, 2004 at 11:10:18AM -0500,  Jim Hays, wrote:
> I am almost embarrassed to ask this question, but since I have never met 
> any of you face-to-face, I guess I can ask a "dumb" question.
> is "owned" by the student as owner and by the student as group.  I need 
> to have the group for these files be teachers. 
> What do I do to make it so that files created by students in their 
> folders are accessible to teachers who are in the teachers group? 
Or, another approach would be to chmod the /home dir with g+s, make
/home group teachers, then be sure the umask for the students is such
that any files created will be group readable.  *then*, do 
'chgrp -R teachers /home'

Of course, I could be wrong.

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