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    Access to /home directories


    I have created a group ABC to manage files on the server. I want to give members of this group access to all the /home/userfiles Some of which are members of ABC, but the majority are not.

    I do not want all the members of ABC to have root privledges.

    What is the best way to do this? Can I just change the group ownership of /home from root to ABC?

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    Code:
    chown :ABC -R /home

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    Thanks, I was hoping you would say that!

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    Not a problem.

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    For an easier way

    I use Webmin to manage my Linux servers. It is very easy to install and saves a lot of time when managing multiple Samba servers. Try it and I'm sure you will find it easier than managing *.conf files.

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    Uh I'm going to pretend that you're just being off topic and not spamming.

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