I have a directory with a certain group ID, and I only want files with the same ID to be in that directory. So I set the SGID bit on that directory, so that everytime a file is created inside it, it ...
I have a script that copies SQL backups to a windows server. Here's the line from /etc/fstab: //my.win.box/share$ /winshare cifs ...
--backup[=CONTROL] make a backup of each existing destination file The man page does say that it works on file. It doesn't seem to have any effect on directories. Is there anyway to make this ...
When copying with cp, the extended attributes are not preserved, even with explicit cp -a --preserve=all /source /dest or cp -a --preserve=xattr /source /dest The same is with rsync, i.e. ...
I have a RedHat Linux server and I'm trying to make a copy of /var/lib/mysql/ibdata1, but I'm receiving an error saying permission denied and the file cannot be opened. I'm logged in as root user and ...