[CALUG] Strange log file permissions
James Ewing Cottrell 3rd
JECottrell3 at Comcast.NET
Mon Feb 13 19:25:15 CST 2006
Is this Very Long Number perhaps one less than a power of two?
The old "nobody" account was "-1".
Steve Gregory wrote:
> One of my clients has a server with some very strange permissions.
> /var/log/cups/access_log does not have any root permissions and has a
> long number as its user and group. I am not able to change the
> permissions as root, nor will a weekly rotate work. I have suggested to
> the client that the server needs to be rebuilt, since there might be the
> possibility that the machine was rooted. He would like a second opinion.
> Any thoughts?
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