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Using setfacl to Allow a Group Access to a Directory Contents Does Not Allow Access to Newly Created Files (Doc ID 2790670.1)

Last updated on JULY 13, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A to N/A [Release 1.0]
Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 7.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


The following setfacl command was used to give a specific group (users-grp) permissions to access a directory (/app-logs)

setfacl -Rm g:users-grp:rwx /app-logs/

The command completes successfully, but the group users can only access already existing files at the time the setfacl command was executed. Newer files do not have the needed permissions.


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