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0014021ClearOSapp-flexshare - Flexsharespublic2017-03-24 12:372017-03-28 09:37
Assigned Topbaldwin 
PrioritynormalSeveritytweakReproducibilityhave not tried
PlatformOSOS Version
Product Version7.3.1 
Target Version7.3.1 UpdatesFixed in Version7.3.1 Updates 
Summary0014021: Change file/folder permission handling
DescriptionFrom experience, we have seen Flexshare permissions get out of whack from:

- Using scp or other tools to drop files into a Flexshare
- Some Windows programs changing permissions on save (instead of using the existing permissions).
- End-users messing around with ACLs

For this reason, a daily Flexshare cronjob comes along and fixes these issues. Thankfully, we don't get that steady stream of "broken file share permission" support tickets these days.

However, web server document roots also fall under this file/folder permission cronjob. Web server document roots often need specialized permissions, so we should avoid running the permissions fix on this type of Flexshare.

If a user wants to enforce permissions across all Flexshare types, change the following flexshare.conf parameter to "full":


(default is FlexshareSecurityPermissions=on)
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Date Modified Username Field Change
2017-03-24 12:37 pbaldwin New Issue
2017-03-24 12:37 pbaldwin Status new => resolved
2017-03-24 12:37 pbaldwin Fixed in Version => 7.3.1 Updates
2017-03-24 12:37 pbaldwin Resolution open => fixed
2017-03-24 12:37 pbaldwin Assigned To => pbaldwin
2017-03-28 09:37 pbaldwin Status resolved => closed