[ILUG] umask query
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Fri Mar 13 10:17:19 GMT 2009
A query about umask. On our network users are all part of the same
primary group and they share files as part of that group. When we set
the network up all the Ubuntu clients have a default umask of 022 in
/etc/profile - which is a pain and 007 would better suit our needs -
everyone in the primary group shares the files created and everyone
outside the group has no access at all.
To change the default umask I seem to have lots of options:
session optional pam_umask.so umask=007 |to /etc/pam.d/common-session|
The last option seems to be the best for a networked system where people
login via nis and should save me having to edit every computer. My only
What order does someones GUI login actually read the umask settings and
will a local setting overwrite the pam.d setting?
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