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From "Nick Bailey (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Commented] (CASSANDRA-4355) Better debian packaging permissions
Date Mon, 18 Jun 2012 21:48:42 GMT

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Nick Bailey commented on CASSANDRA-4355:
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I'm also wondering if there are any generally accepted practices regarding giving the cassandra
group itself write permissions to these directories/files.

>From the perspective of someone writing a monitoring application, I would like to be able
to have our packaging create its own user and add that user to the cassandra group, and at
that point have read/write access to configuration files/snapshots/other things.
                
> Better debian packaging permissions
> -----------------------------------
>
>                 Key: CASSANDRA-4355
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CASSANDRA-4355
>             Project: Cassandra
>          Issue Type: Bug
>            Reporter: Nick Bailey
>            Assignee: Nick Bailey
>         Attachments: 0001-Better-permissions-in-deb-package.patch
>
>
> The debian package creates a cassandra user for the process to run as. It chowns /var/lib/cassandra
and /var/log/cassandra, but it doesn't grant group level access to these files. It should
do a 'chown cassandra:cassandra ...' so that users in the cassandra group can also access
those files. Also we should chown /etc/cassandra and any other files/directories created.

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