On 28.6.2016 12:32, Mitra Dehghan wrote:
> Thank you Petr for your answer. I'm trying to do the job with least
> changes in client which was a operating machine now joined to Free IPA
> domain. I just want to make sure if using chmod, chown or setfacl are the
> only available solutions or not?
I believe that it is the only viable option because these checks are enforced
in filesystem layer in kernel.
> On Jun 28, 2016 12:30 PM, "Petr Spacek" <pspa...@redhat.com> wrote:
>> On 28.6.2016 09:08, Mitra Dehghan wrote:
>>> I want to know how can I give directory permissions on a client to a
>>> user in FreeIPA.
>>> I'm using "runasuser" feature in sudo policy to give my domain users
>>> permission to run local services on client.
>>> Here is an example:
>>> I have a service on my client called "*abc*" located at "/home/abc/" and
>>> locally run by local user called "*abc*"
>>> I have used runasuser feature in sudo policy rules to let domain users
>>> (say: *u...@mydomain.dc*) run the service. *usr* can run scripts, read
>>> edit files and stop/start services, using *abc*'s permissions and without
>>> any problem.
>>> But the problem I have faced is, when I want "*usr*" to traverse
>>> subdirectories under "*/home/abc/*" it doesn't work.
>>> I have defined sudocmd for cd command and added it as allow-command to
>>> appropriate sudorule. my sudocmd definitions are like this:
>>> *ipa sudocmd-add --desc="ttttttt" 'cd /home/abc/n/'*
>>> *ipa sudocmd-add --desc="ttttttt" 'cd /home/abc/m/'*
>>> *ipa sudocmd-add --desc="ttttttt" 'cd /home/abc/n/q/'*
>>> While *usr* can run the *cd* command without error, it doesn't work and
>>> *pwd* still shows* /home/usr* as current directory.
>>> what *usr* runs is:
>>> *$ sudo -u abc cd /home/abc/m*/
>> Most importantly you need to add appropriate permission for user abc to the
>> /home/abc directory (and its contents if necessary).
>> You can use either chown+chmod or setfacl commands, depending on the
>> When this is one, add SUDO rule allowing user usr to run a program in
>> question. You do not need to bother with SUDO rules for "cd" because this
>> be solved at filesystem level.
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