SCO 5.0.6 Advanced file print server 4.0.x set file creation mask for afps network users to 0

Posted on 2005-04-14
Last Modified: 2013-12-23
When users copy a file to the AFPS shared folder with all correct perms on the folder, they can read and write their own files and can read others files but cannot modify and save a file if they did not create it.  Looking at ls -l on file shows -rw-rwSr-- if i use chmod to make it
-rw-rwSrw- then all works fine.  I would like to set the file creation parameter for the operators to something that makes allows universal write access on these files.  Thank You.
Question by:jon8034
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    Do you really want that everyone(!) is able to write there ? If so, simply make the directory world writable. Even if the file is readonly for a certain user, he may still overwrite it, because of the directory rights.

    If you only want to allow writing to a certain group, then make the directory owned by that group and set the setgid-Bit on the directory. This will make it a group shared directory which basically means that any files created in there have the group-ownership of the directory and not of the creating user, which would allow those people in the group to write to it.

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