hi, I have the same problem on some fileservers I do the administration for. But in my case the users send the files via SSH to the server.
A solution for this, based on some OS mechanism would be really great :-) Anyone ever had to solve that problem? Regards, --- Mr. Olli On Mo, 2009-04-20 at 15:21 -0400, John Almberg wrote: > On Apr 20, 2009, at 2:48 PM, John Almberg wrote: > > > I have a directory called 'scans' that is owned by 'master', but I > > want to allow 'customer' to FTP images to that directory. This is > > the way I have permissions set: > > > > # ls -l > > drwxrwxr-x 5 master customer 251904 Apr 20 10:29 scans > > > > The problem is that when customer ftp's a file to the directory, > > the permissions end up like this: > > > > -rw-r----- 1 customer customer 772584 Apr 20 15:28 image.jpg > > > > When a process run by 'master' tries to copy this file to another > > directory (also owned by master), I get the following: > > > > # cp scans/image.jpg thumbs/image.jpg > > cp: scans/image.jpg: Permission denied > > > > The only solution that occurs to me smells like a newbie kludge: to > > have a root cron job periodically chown all the images to > > master:customer. This seems like the proverbial sledgehammer. There > > must be a better way? > > > > Any thoughts, much appreciated! > > Well, I did figure out one way that seems reasonable... since I am > using pureftpd, I changed the upload mask in the pureftpd > configuration so new files are created with permissions like: > > -rw-r--r-- 1 customer customer 93177 Apr 20 20:12 image.jpg > > This seems like a pretty good approach, but if there's a better one, > I'm all ears! > > -- John > > _______________________________________________ > email@example.com mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org" _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"