copying from desktop to server changes group and permissions

Mirko Vukovic
Fri Aug 13 18:29:00 GMT 2010


when I copy a file from my desktop to the location on our server, it
changes permissions and group from root to Domain Users

> ls -l tree.eps
-rw------- 1 977315 root 69488 2010-06-06 21:02 tree.eps
> ls -l /z/tmp/tree.eps
-rwxrwxrwx+ 1 977315 Domain Users 69488 2010-08-13 14:12 /z/tmp/tree.eps*

I cannot use chmod or chown to modify either the group or the
permissions.  I think that affects the behavior of tar and cpio as

I tried reading the security part of the manual
(, but my eyes soon lost
focus.  Is that where the answer lies?



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