Re: RedHat Question

From: Yechiel Adar <>
Date: Fri, 16 May 2008 11:28:54 +0300
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That is true and untrue.
You can SUDO (if you have permission) and it will work. The problem is that it is temporary.
After the next startup, the owner will revert to the original owner. You need to run as ROOT to make this permanent.

Been there, done that and have the T shirt.

Adar Yechiel
Rechovot, Israel

Terrian, Thomas J Mr CTR DLA J6DIB wrote:
> On HPUX non-root users can chown on files. It appears on RedHat 5 this
> is not allowed. The sysadmins are saying that there is no way to grant
> users this ability with Linux. Is that true?
> --

Received on Fri May 16 2008 - 03:28:54 CDT

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