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I've created an NFS mountpoint with rw permissions. How do I set new files in a directory to be created by a specific user/group with certain permissions?

  • You can use setfacl – Ramesh Apr 25 '14 at 16:36
  • setfacl is not working: testfile: failed to set acl entries setacl error: Operation not applicable – Ken J Apr 25 '14 at 18:53
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chown a file to any particular user/group that you need and then follow the below steps.

ACLs are applied to directories and files. You can't apply them to a group, at least not directly. You can apply them to all files/directories a group owns, by chaining with find:

find /home/username/filename -group «some-group» -type d -exec setfacl -m u:username:rx '{}' '+'

References

Please refer to derobert's answer to my old question here.

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