Re: changing map permissions...

1999-08-04 12:52:53
Subject: Re: changing map permissions...
From: Gord Michaels <gord_michaels AT HOTMAIL DOT COM>
To: nv-l AT lists.tivoli DOT com
Date: Wed, 4 Aug 1999 09:52:53 PDT
Thanks for the response Leslie.

So, when I change the permissions to 644, then is it true to say that I must
be logged in as root to open the map as readWrite? I mean, presently, I log
in as another user, not root,(in AIX) and then as a SrAdmin user in Netview.
So, if I do this after changing the permissions to 644, I will not be able
to open the readWrite map, correct?

Also, I do not have to close all the default maps before I do this?



>From: Leslie Clark <lclark AT US.IBM DOT COM>
>Reply-To: Discussion of IBM NetView and POLYCENTER Manager on NetView
>        <NV-L AT UCSBVM.ucsb DOT edu>
>To: NV-L AT UCSBVM.ucsb DOT edu
>Subject: Re: changing map permissions...
>Date: Wed, 4 Aug 1999 12:37:51 -0400
>Fill in all of the fields. Owner is root. Group is system. Permission is
>664 (or
>644, if any
>of your users are in the system group). Pick the default map off the list.
>the global
>question, do this once with yes and once with no. You have to be root to do
>this, of
>course. The x permission does not come into it, since these are not
>we are dealing with. I do this at every customer, where the initial
>just what you are asking for. The glogal business is to prevent other users
>creating their own maps from the r/o view of the default map.
>Leslie A. Clark
>IBM Global Services - Systems Mgmt & Networking
>Hello All.
>I have been trying to change my default map permissions to...
>-rwxr-xr-x  root  system  default
>from -rw-rw-rw-  root  system  default
>...so only root user can open the default map in R/W , all the other users
>will get the map in R/O.
>I try this using the smitty nv6000 --> configure --> Change Maps
>owner/group/mode menu option.
>However, it does not seem to work, instead it changes the map permissions
>the other map I have. I specify the default map and the new permissions,
>nothing else in the input fields because that is all I want to change.
>Anyone know what I am doing wrong? I have the default map currenly open, do
>I need to shut down all the instances of the default map on the Netview
>Server before I can do this??
>Any help appreciated.
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