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Re: [K12OSN] Linux vs. Novell (Can you help?)



This specific example can already be accomplished by setting the
"sticky" bit for "other". take a look at the permissions on /tmp
sometime and then try and delete someone else's files . . . it won't
work.

--Shahms

On Tue, 2002-05-07 at 05:31, Michael Williams wrote:
> Novell has extended user attributes, for example I could give a student
> write access to a directory and deny erase permissions, so they can copy
> assignments there and not delete someone else's. I could also give someone
> modify rights to a particular file without erase permissions.
> 
> User groups were more intuitive also.
> 
> That's all I miss.
> 
> Michael
> 
> > I was talking to one of the other Tech Coordinators in my state the
> > othere day and we got into a discussion of Linux vs. Novell.  Can any
> > of you who might be former or current Novell users shed any insight on
> > what Novell offers that Linux solutions might not, or how can this TC
> > move his school to a Linux solution and still be able to have the
> > security and
> > authentication and so forth that he claims to have with Novell.  Can it
> > be done?
> >
> > David N. Trask
> > Technology Teacher/Coordinator
> > Vassalboro Community School
> > dtrask vcs u52 k12 me us
> > (207)923-3100
> >
> >
> >
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> Michael Williams                   Instructional Technology
> Haywood County Schools          216 Charles St. Clyde, NC 28721
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