How To Change Owner And Group of Directory In Linux
Suppose you have given access of a directory to someone to upload and download the files on the server But he’s getting access denied permission. Do you know why ? Because by default, root will be owner and group of that directory. let’s see how to change owner and group.
Try the following steps to understand,
Check Out : Create User & Group Using Command line
Step 1 : Create a user and group with any name. I have create user ‘admin’ and group ‘webadmin’.
Step 2 : I’m assuming, you have given server access to user by using ssh ppk key.
As you can see the owner and group is root for data directory.
If you have given access of this directory to user, So they won’t be able to upload or download the files and do anything.
The solution is you need to change the owner and group of the directory.
chown -R admin:webadmin data
Step 3 : Now try to upload and download the files here. You won’t get any permission denied.
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