In the last episode (Aug 15), Yuri said: > User john is a member of both webcamd and vboxusers: > # grep john /etc/group > webcamd:*:145:john > vboxusers:*:920:john > > When the file /tmp/my-test is owned by webcamd, user john can touch it ok: > $ ls -l /tmp/my-test ; touch /tmp/my-test > -rw-rw---- 1 vboxusers vboxusers 0 Aug 15 12:54 /tmp/my-test > > But when /tmp/my-test is owned by webcamd, user john gets an error: > $ ls -l /tmp/my-test ; touch /tmp/my-test > -rw-rw---- 1 webcamd webcamd 0 Aug 15 13:02 /tmp/my-test > touch: /tmp/my-test: Permission denied > > Why does this error occur? Two groups seem identical. Just different group > ids. > > Filesystem is UFS: /dev/ad10s1a on / (ufs, NFS exported, local)
As a sanity check, what is the output of the "groups" command? If you recently edited /etc/group, maybe you need to log out and back in to a credential with the new group list? -- Dan Nelson dnel...@allantgroup.com _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"