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Re: file mode of scp/sftp

On Wed, 04 Jan 2012 17:23:12 +0000, Camaleón wrote:

>> If users scp/sftp to my host, how is the default mode of files copied
>> determined? Is it from users' umask in their ~/.profile, or somewhere
>> else?
> For ssh connections I'm not sure this still applies. Look at "man 8
> sshd" and scroll down to the "login process" section.

>From which it looks like one's ~/.profile setting (eg umask) is not 
honoured when doing scp. That complies with my observation. From

How the SCP protocol works 

It looks like scp will just blindly apply 0644 to files and 0755 to 
directories. However, I was trying to enable the group write bit.

Thanks anyway. 

Tong (remove underscore(s) to reply)

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