I'm giving full permission in a folder using chmod:

chmod 777 /srv/folder

Inside this folder many other folders and files will be created. My problem is that the full permission does no apply to these new folders and files. When I run the chmod command everything works OK, but after, when someone create a new file or folder this new item throws access denied error.

How can I set the permission in a way that everyone can do anything inside this folder, without having to update the permission?

Thanks in advance for any help.

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    If the users are all in the same group, you can use 'chmod g+s /path/to/directory' to set the new files and folders created to belong to the same group as the parent.
    – user508889
    May 19 '16 at 20:53
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    Possible duplicate of Shared folders for all users
    – muru
    May 19 '16 at 22:43

Try this:

chmod g+s /srv/folder

This will sticky the group permission of any new files to that of the parent - if I understand correctly what you want to do.

  • not a problem, happy coding.
    – Matt Clark
    May 24 '16 at 18:25

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