New feature request
steve.freegard at LBSLTD.CO.UK
Thu Nov 6 17:23:01 GMT 2003
>>> Group 501 exists, as does user 501.
>>> So all I can set is the umask.
You'd need to make user 500 a member of group 501 and then you'd be able to
do 'chgrp 501 hello'.
From: Julian Field [mailto:mailscanner at ECS.SOTON.AC.UK]
Sent: 06 November 2003 17:13
To: MAILSCANNER at JISCMAIL.AC.UK
Subject: Re: New feature request
At 16:52 06/11/2003, you wrote:
> > Which, for the problem it's intended to solve, would be fully
> > sufficient.
I can't change the group or the owner:
[sysjkf at tinker tmp]$ ls -ln
-rw-rw-r-- 1 500 500 0 Nov 6 16:56 hello
-rw-rw-r-- 1 500 500 0 Nov 6 16:56 there
[sysjkf at tinker tmp]$ chgrp 501 hello
chgrp: changing group of `hello': Operation not permitted [sysjkf at tinker
tmp]$ chown 501 hello
chown: changing ownership of `hello': Operation not permitted
Group 501 exists, as does user 501.
So all I can set is the umask.
What do you want to be able to set the umask on?
About all I can do is the incoming directory and the quarantine directory.
I'll make sure the sub-directories are set appropriately too so if you get
rw-r--r-- on the files, you will get rwxr-xr-x on the sub-dirs.
Incoming Work Umask = 0600
Quarantine Umask = 0600
Those would be the default values.
I will insist on them being octal so that "man 2 chmod" explains the
Can someone write me a brief description of how to construct a sensible
number depending on what you want to do (kind of summary docs in 5 - 10
lines) so I can put it in the MailScanner.conf file.
Is this okay, and still worth it?
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