Topic "can WinSCP handle ( and cope ) with the SETGIT BIT!?"

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unleash
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hello dear friends



am a newbi so do not bear with me! I run a linux sever that is administered by a friend of me. He prepares the chown and permissins - with the setgit-bit to on.


Well the trouble is that i get lost the setgitbit every time when i touch the permissions with FileZilla. Filezilla cannot handle the Setgit-bit. that i know allready

That is the terrible issue! Note - at the moment i do not have a access to the server with WinSCP -
since i have not a windows-machine but a opensuse-linux.

question: can WinSCP handle ( and cope ) with the SETGIT BIT!? as far as i know, winscp can set the Setgit. Filezilla cannot do this at all!

love to hear from you
greetings unleash
martin
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Yes WinSCP does support it. Note that some SFTP server actually handle it incorrectly though. So it may not be Filezilla's fault after all.
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Martin Prikryl
unleash
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hello and good evening

,many many thanks for the quick reply - great to hear from you!!

i am a strong believer - and i guess you are right!!! Well here my settings:

on openSuse Linux server My Setup: OpenSuse 11.4 on the local machine! Linux- Server
Code:

FileZilla Client
----------------
Version:          3.3.4.1
Build information:
  Compiled for:   i686-pc-linux-gnu
  Compiled on:    i686-pc-linux-gnu
  Build date:     2011-02-23
  Compiled with:  gcc (SUSE Linux) 4.5.1 20101208 [gcc-4_5-branch revision 167585]
  Compiler flags: -fomit-frame-pointer -fmessage-length=0 -O2 -Wall -D_FORTIFY_SOURCE=2 -fstack-protector
- funwind-tables -fasynchronous-unwind-tables -g -fstack-protector -Wall -g -fexceptions

Linked against:
  wxWidgets:      2.8.11
  GnuTLS:         2.8.6

Operating system:
  Name:           Linux 2.6.37.6-0.7-default i686
  Version:        2.6


Well my dear i allmost go crazy - sure thing:


I run a linux-root-server that is administered by a friend of mine. i controll the SFTP session - with filezilla (see all i mentione above a buddy told me: It's not actually filezilla, it's the umask that sftp uses.

he advice me to Change


Code:

Subsystem sftp /usr/libexec/openssh/sftp-server

to Subsystem sftp /bin/sh -c 'umask 0002; /usr/libexec/openssh/sftp-server'



in the server's sshd_config file, and restart sshd, and you should then find that sgid bit is preserved if the parent directory has it set.


well what do you think - can it be the stuff / and the things, that the buddy told me. -do you also think that the fault is rootet in the server-config?.

well i guess so - i am pretty sure
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