Command Line

Posted on 2011-04-29
Last Modified: 2012-08-13
...but neither my friend, Google, nor my man, man, are seeming to help me.

So, when you do an ls -l, you get a bunch of information.

What does a plus sign mean, after the security mode info?

e.g.: "ls -l"

-rwxrwxrwx   1 username group    44544 2011-04-29 10:37 Filename2.doc
-rwxrwxrwx+  1 username group    44544 2011-04-08 17:52 Filename.doc
Question by:seramai
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    It implies that an "ACL" is associated with that file.  this is done with extended attributes.

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    Assisted Solution

    Plus sign means that a file have a default ACL or an access ACL that contains more than the three required ACL entries.

    Read more about ACL here:

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