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Re: [SLUG] public_html permissions using samba server?
- To: "Patterson, Graeme" <Graeme.Patterson@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [SLUG] public_html permissions using samba server?
- From: Dean Hamstead <zort@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Sat Oct 7 14:23:12 2000
- Cc: "'slug@xxxxxxxxxxx'" <slug@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Organization: BONG
- Reply-to: dean@xxxxxxxxxxx
The user skeleton is in /etc/skel
other skeletons can be created and specified on the command line
with adduser -k <directory>
Dean Hamstead wrote:
> public_html should be created when the user account is created
> either by hand or by being added to the skeleton user.
> windows cant understand unix permissions very well and permissions
> are always a cause of much stress especially when dealing with
> users html directories.
> anyway, just add public_html to the user skeleton and in one simple
> step, youll have solved the problem =)
> "Patterson, Graeme" wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > I have recently set up a Linux Samba server in a classroom computer lab
> > using Redhat 6.2. I want the kids to be able to save the web pages they
> > create into a public_html folder on their mapped network drives.
> > Can anyone please help me with the following questions?
> > Should the kids create the public_html folder through windows or is it best
> > for them to login using Telnet to do this?
> > What is the best way to fix the folder/file permissions for the public_html
> > stuff?
> > What additional user groups do the students need to belong to in order to
> > publish their web pages?
> > I have also installed the IMAP/ POP server rpm.
> > Is there any potential problem if students alternate between using Unix mail
> > (or Pine) and a windows POPclient such as Outlook express?
> > thanks
> > Graeme Patterson
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