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FreeBSD security umask permissions

Securing a FreeBSD Server: umask

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In this post I'll show you what umask is and how to use it to set more appropriate and more restrictive permissions of newly created files on a FreeBSD system with the intention to increase the level of security. If you have used UNIX you must know about permi…