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Re: anyone tried being *very* explicit with respect to file permissions?


From: Russell Adams
Subject: Re: anyone tried being *very* explicit with respect to file permissions?
Date: Wed, 5 May 2004 19:29:50 -0500
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Yep!

I was hoping to refine it to consolidate things into include/exclude
lists instead of specifying EVERY file, but I haven't had time.

These mailing lists trim attachments. Let me check into posting that
script on my site.

Russell

On Wed, May 05, 2004 at 11:59:24PM -0000, Mike wrote:
> Given a golden machine write a script that captures the ownership
> and permissions of all files in /etc, /var, and /usr. Using that
> script generate a files.cf file specifying the files: stanza
> and an entry for every file on the golden system. Then run that
> files.cf file each night to verify that all files are what they
> should be.
> 
> This seems like a slow way to force all files to be the correct
> ownership and permissions. Is there another way given that the
> files in /etc have different owners and groups?
> 
> Mike
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