[TriLUG] Users and groups
14 Mar 2002 20:05:43 -0500
redhat-config-users should make managing user and group permissions a
On Thu, 2002-03-14 at 10:47, Justin Johnson wrote:
> When I create a new user, a new group is also created with the same name by
> default. Why is that?
> Should I create a 'standard' group that I want unprivileged users to belong
> to, so that I can grant / revoke
> privileges for the group? And if so, if I deny access to a particular
> resource from a group, but then grant access to that
> same resource to a user that is also in the 'denied' group, which set of
> rights wins? Most restrictive or least?
> I guess more to the point. can I create users and assign them to groups, and
> then grant privs to the groups? This is how I was trained to do it in a MS
> environment, and it does ease administration of users. Any concerns with
> taking this approach?
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