Weblogic Server Logs are Created with Different Permissions than the "umask" Setting
(Doc ID 1274444.1)
Last updated on AUGUST 19, 2021
Applies to:Oracle WebLogic Server - Version 10.3.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 3-May-2016***
Weblogic Server (WLS 10.3.3+) does not adhere to the system file permissions. The umask for the account is set as:
Log files that are created by WebLogic Node Manager have the desired permission bits set. However, the server log files are have read access only to the user who started the node manager process. They have the permissions set as (-rw-r-----).
For WebLogic Server versions 184.108.40.206+ and starting with PSU July 2021, the WLS Administration Console will display security validation screens for file permission created with less than umask 027.
See <Document 2788605.1> WebLogic Server Security Warnings Displayed Through the Admin Console. Search for "umask".
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