> Will Galloway wrote:
> Subject: OPS Navigator multiple file permissions


> I'm using Operations Navigator with Client Access
> (Express) V5R1. Our AS/400 is at V4R5. We have a large
> shared file structure under IFS/root for access by
> Windows PC's. From time to time I need to enable write
> access to a group of files or folders for a particular
> user. Just adding a user to a folder does not provide
> write access to the files inside, since they are also
> individual objects. So the only option is to add
> permission to individual files one by one, or give the
> user permissions on a new folder, and copy all the
> files in and back out of the folder.
>
> Since these are cumbersome and time-consuming
> operations, is there any way to add permissions for a
> user to a group of files/folders simultaneously?


Will,
Not through the Ops Navigator, AFAIK.

You can do it via green screen with the CHGAUT command.

Example -
To give QPGMR all authority to all files beginning with 'cus' in the /TMP
folder:

CHGAUT OBJ('/tmp/cus*') USER(QPGMR)
DTAAUT(*RWX) OBJAUT(*ALL)

HTH,
Steve Landess
Austin, Texas
(512) 423-0935

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