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Re: Remote repository permissions best practices

From: Todd Denniston
Subject: Re: Remote repository permissions best practices
Date: Tue, 29 Mar 2005 16:39:01 -0500

"Jim.Hyslop" wrote:
> Todd Denniston wrote:
> > If I had to have a section where all my staff could
> > read/write a section of
> > the repo and co-ops could read/write that section as well, I
> > would probably
> > make group staff a member of group coops, and set that
> > section of the repo to group coops.
> Well, according to our sysadmin, a group can only have users as members - a
> group cannot contain another group. That seems like a major shortcoming to
> me, but that's what I'm told.

You know I thought I had that working, but going back and checking it now,
it seems your sysadmin is correct. darn.

> - Each user has a default group that is used to set permissions on new files
> (I know there's supposed to be a way to configure the O/S to inherit
> permissions from the parent, but our sysadmin either hasn't figured it out
> or is too busy to correct the problem).

This is the problem that I was originally covering in this thread. :)
check my message from '28 Mar 2005 16:05:51 -0500'
Todd Denniston
Crane Division, Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC Crane) 
Harnessing the Power of Technology for the Warfighter

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