Manual Reference Pages - FS_CHOWN (1)
fs_chown - Changes the owner for an object stored within AFS [Windows only]
fs chown -owner <owner> -path <dir/file path>+
The fs chown command assigns the specified owner to each object
specified with the -path.
If the -literal argument is specified, the targets of symlinks and mountpoints
are not resolved. This permits the ownership of the symlink or
mountpoint to be assigned.
The owner can be specified by name or by number. If specified by
name, the name will be resolved to the numeric value by querying the
protection server in the cell for each specified -path object.
To display the current owner, use the fs examine command.
Explicit or implicit administrator access rights are required to be able to
change the owner of an object stored in AFS. Changing ownership can alter
the current users implicit rights.
This command is available in versions of OpenAFS for Windows 1.5.61 and higher.
A valid name or number of a user identifier in the Protection Service
-path <dir/file path>+
Names each AFS directory or file, on which the owner will be set.
Partial pathnames are interpreted relative to the current working
Specify the read/write path to each directory to avoid the
failure that results from attempting to change a read-only volume. By
convention, the read/write path is indicated by placing a period before
the cell name at the pathnames second level (for example,
/afs/.abc.com). For further discussion of the concept of read/write and
read-only paths through the filespace, see the fs mkmount reference
When specified, the targets of symlinks and mountpoints are not resolved.
This permits the ownership of the symlink or mountpoint to be assigned.
Prints the online help for this command. All other valid options are
The issuer must have the a (administer) permission on the directorys
ACL, a member of the system:administrators group, or, as a special case,
must be the UID owner of the top-level directory of the volume containing
This document was written by Jeffrey Altman and is released under the BSD license.
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