basic question on permissions for [profiles]

Gerald Carter cartegw at Eng.Auburn.EDU
Tue Jan 12 14:16:51 GMT 1999

Phil Steinke wrote:
> On Tue, 12 Jan 1999, KFR wrote:
> > What should i chown /usr/local/samba/lib/profiles  to ?
> >
> > Just curious, as i am a bit confused about unix permissions.
> I used 'chmod 777 profiles', 

I would recommend 'chmod 1777' which sets the sticky bit.  
An alternative is to set it 755 and owned by root and use 
a root presexec script to create the profile directory for 
each user the first time they connect and give the ownership.

                            Gerald ( Jerry ) Carter	
Engineering Network Services                           Auburn University 
jerry at   

       "...a hundred billion castaways looking for a home."
                                  - Sting "Message in a Bottle" ( 1979 )

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