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Re: Preventing Read Access to a File

From: Paul Sander
Subject: Re: Preventing Read Access to a File
Date: Wed, 8 Feb 2006 20:47:41 -0800

Unfortunately, the newgrp command isn't available on many system, particularly BSD-based systems that don't have one of the popular shadow password packages installed. Re-introduction as a native utility does not seem to be a priority.

On Feb 8, 2006, at 3:29 PM, Wiest, Damian wrote:

Why not just use the UNIX group permissions system? One downside is that, depending on your policy, users may have to remember to issue the newgrp(1)

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