How can I copy files and directories without overwriting the existing metadata on the target? I have configuration files in a repository that configure the system. The source files are owned by a regular user, but the target has files owned by other users including root.
tar cf - . | tar xf -...
I need to set up permissions properly on a web folder for two users and apache's www user.
The hierarchy looks like so:
/var/www/ contains several folders for several websites managed by user1.
/var/www/special/ contains a special website folder managed by user2.
Therefore, I need user1 to be...
I have recently upgraded my FreeBSD 10.3 server to 11.2.
With this change, I also setup my system using jails:
- Apache PHP stack
- Nginx Node.js stack
- Database stack
I have two ZFS pools:
- zfs-os the FreeBSD OS
- data mounted to /data
I am using...
My workstation is a Mac (El Capitan), and I have a FreeBSD box on version 11.1 Release, running nginx on both. Both have the user commented out, yet I continue to get errors on the following commands on the FreeBSD box:
$ nginx -t
nginx: the configuration file...
I think something's very wrong here, but there should be an explonation, I just don't know what it is and I would really appreciate some help.
I have created a file owned by root:wheel and I have change it's permissions to 400 (-r--------) and when I switch to my user which is not root...
I've been trying to change umask of a local user. I've looked around for instructions, and tried adding umask in .login_conf in user's home directory.
Also ran cap_mkdb .login_conf after modification. umask remains 022, unchanged.
In addition, I've changed...
I have a problem with permissions on /tmp folder.
I've changed permissions from
drwxrwxrwt root wheel tmp/todrwxr-xr-t root wheel tmp/Then I could not start OpenLDAP.
Can someone support me with this issue? (I want to keep 1755 permissions)
slapd: @(#) $OpenLDAP: slapd 2.4.45 (Jul 2 2017...
OK, I have a client (booker) and server (fourroses).
I want to run a script on booker that uses rsync to copy files to fourroses and keep all user and group ownership attributes the same.
I have had success maintaining file attributes running rsync in regular instead of daemon mode. But I...
Sorry for another noobie question
I broke my system beyond the point that I can fix it and seems that it will be easier to just to format and re-install.
I have my home directory copied off to an external drive.
My question is: if after I re-install, I will create user with the same name and...
NFS up and running, but the /etc/exports file has me stumped. I want to share the whole / so I inserted this directive:
/ -alldirs hq.local
/home -alldirs 192.168.1.4
/home/rich/ -network 192.168.1.4
The last 2 directives were added later to see if I...
I'm looking to use FTP as a filesharing system on my LAN. I can mount the volume on my LAN, and can read files, but not write.
Is this a permissions issue, or can I provide some directives in a conf file so I can write?
This issue has been doing my head in for hours and to be honest I've just run out of ideas.
I'm trying to use libcdio to access my /dev/cd0 drive as a normal user (in group operator) but it just isn't having it. However, root works fine.
Testing with a couple of programs I've found the port...
I have a USB flash drive with ext4 mounted by ext4fuse:$ mount | grep fuse
/dev/fuse on /mnt/usb (fusefs, local, nosuid, synchronous, mounted by sergeym)$ grep ext4 /etc/fstab
/dev/da0s1 /mnt/usb ext4 mountprog=/usr/local/bin/ext4fuse,noauto,late,rw 0 0Here are the permissions on the...
I'm trying to remove /var/log/rkhunter.log and the swap files associated with it. As a root user, I keep getting permission errors.
ls -lo rkhunter*
-rwxr--r-- 1 root wheel - 5982 Nov 7 03:31 rkhunter.log
-rwxr--r-- 1 root wheel - 17412 Nov 6 23:54 rkhunter.log.old
-rwxr--r-- 1 root...
I unpacked base.txz onto a running FreeBSD system and then went to remove it, however because permissions on some files look like this:
-r-sr-xr-x 1 root wheel 26320 Sep 29 02:45 login*
Even root cannot delete these files.
What can I do to forcibly delete them?
Hello, I was testing one of my software on FreeBSD ,Where in the software i've been trying to replace the Real/Effective UID and GID of the process using below two functions
setregid(),setreuid(). But these both functions return -1 as a result(when i got the errno to print it ssys "operations...
So the last few days I had lots of trouble trying to set up my host as a domain member with samba4, eventually I gave up and tried to run it as a standalone server. But even then, I would get "Permission denied" or "Access denied" both on my MacBook and Windows 10 PC.
I have set up a ZFS...