know how to use chacl command with multiple examples

  • About chacl : Change the access control list of a file or directory
  • Comes From : acl-2.2.49-4.el6.i686

Examples :

1. To change the ACL of a file

$ chacl u::r-x,g::r-x,o::r– file

2. To set default acl for a directory

$ chacl -d u::rwx,g::r-x,o::r– /anydir/

3. To remove the ACL

$ chacl -R file

4. To remove the directory default ACL

$ chacl -D /anydir/

5. To remove all ACLs

$ chacl -B file

6. To list the ACL for a file/directory

$ chacl -l file

7. To set the access ACL recursively

$ chacl -r u::r-x,g::r-x,o::r– /tmp/

Related Commands: getfacl, setfacl, chmod, umask, acl_from_text, acl, xfsdump

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