• Subject: Re: User can't delete file
  • From: nina jones <ddi@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 24 Oct 1999 09:55:33 -0500
  • Organization: Data Design Inc. http://www.datadesigninc.com

> We have one S36 procedure that runs that gives one user problems.
> 
> This procedure creates a temp file in qs36f and leaves it when it's
> done.
> The beginning of the procedure deletes the file if it exists before
> creating it.
> We have 2 users that use this procedure, anna and rod, rod's user group
> is anna.
> 
> When Rod runs the procedure, everything is fine and dandy.
> When Anna runs the procedure after Rod does, an error occurs saying she
> is not allowed to delete the file.
> 
> Rod can delete the file if anna creates it, but anna can not delete the
> file if rod
> creates it.
> 
> I do notice that Anna is *SYSOPR and Rod is *SECADM (noticing that,
> since
> i didn't create this account, I think I'm going to lower him down to
> *SYSOPR).
> 
> I have searched high and low for security on this file and can't find
> any.  Is it
> because rod is *SECADM and anna is only *SYSOPR?


i think so.  when you come from the 36, files are created and deleted
with great regularity.  the 36 didn't have any 'ownership' items to deal
with. 

one way to get around it, until you get things worked out, is to change
the default public authority to *all, and then do a grtobjaut for all
the files in qs36f to give them public *all authority.  

this will simulate the way the 36 worked.  when you get a handle on the
bldfiles and the deletes, you can then go in and undo it.  

nj
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