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Permissions for dropbox... (5 posts)

  • Started 4 years ago by Gregory S.
  • Latest reply 4 years ago from Gregory S.
  • Gregory S. Member

    I've tried creating a dropbox in Fetch, and using the "Get Info" to update the permissions. I was told that I have to allow users to "execute" as well as "write" - and I click the proper permissions to allow that.

    For some reason, the Fetch program doesn't seem to know who the owner is. The only way I can place files in the dropbox (which is supposed to be open to the public) is to be signed in to my account. My wife can't drop anything into the dropbox account, and the permissions changes don't ever take effect.

    What am I missing? I don't know how to hand code everything...

    Posted 4 years ago #

  • Scott McGuire Administrator

    Hi Gregory,

    To create an FTP dropbox, you should try setting the permissions as follows:

    Owner: Read/Write/Execute
    Group: Write/Execute
    Others: Write/Execute

    (The "Unix equivalent" display should read 733.)

    Be sure to click the Apply button to apply the permission changes.

    Are those the permissions settings you have assigned to the folder?

    Thanks,

    Scott McGuire
    Fetch Softworks

    Posted 4 years ago #

  • Gregory S. Member

    That's exactly how I set it up, and that's the "Unix equivalent" indicates. I hit apply, and it doesn't seem to make a difference at all.

    Posted 4 years ago #

  • Scott McGuire Administrator

    Hi Gregory,

    Okay, if the permissions are set correctly, then I don't think there's anything more you can do yourself with Fetch.

    The next step is to contact to the people who maintain the server and ask them for help setting this up/fixing the problem; it sounds like some change needs to be made on the server end. They should be able to sort it out for you.

    Please let us know if you have further questions after talking to them.

    Thanks,

    Scott McGuire
    Fetch Softworks

    Posted 4 years ago #

  • Gregory S. Member

    Thanks.

    Posted 4 years ago #

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