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From Kwok Peng Tuck <>
Subject Re: Folder Permissions taken over by Tomcat 4
Date Fri, 22 Aug 2003 09:24:48 GMT
Is there a specific need to make that directory a smb share directory ?

Hertenstein Alain wrote:

>We have a Red Hat Linux 7.2 Server with Tomcat v4.0.3 installed, and a web
>application configured, let's say myApps.
>In this webapps/myApps folder, there are folders which we have shared
>through SMB so that Windows users can access them, and we have also changed
>the folder's permissions, so that these users can modify their contents.
>Everything works fine.
>The problem here is when we have to restart Tomcat 4, all permissions under
>that webapps/myApps folder are restored this way -> User : Tomcat 4, Group :
>Tomcat 4.
>So this means that all our permissions settings are cleared ! And we have to
>set them back again each time we restart Tomcat 4 (in case of a server
>reboot, or major application change, etc), which is quite annoying.
>Is there a way to avoid this ?
>Thank you very much
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