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restrict access to directory

sikyala asked
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Last Modified: 2013-12-27
Could someone tell me how to restrict access to a directory so that only authorized individuals have access to it or direct me to the right documentation for implementing this?
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man chown
man chmod

allow only members of group "foo" complete access to directory "dir"
chown root:foo dir
chmod 770 dir

allow only root complete access to directory "dir", members of "foo" are allowed to list contents:
chown root:foo dir
chmod 750 dir


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