Ownership and group of all files and folders changed to 1339! Help!

mrtrafficguy

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Hi,
Not sure what to make of this. Getting errors everywhere and I figured out that every single file and folder on this machine has an owner of 1339 and a group of 1339. Have no idea how it happened. Is there a fast way to change everything back to the correct ownership and group settings?

Thanks!
 

chirpy

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Go on, have a guess
No, it's slow and laborius, but you have to find out how it happened, whether it was an accident that you did, or a hacker on the server. you can do a lot with:

rpm --setperms --setugids -a

dgbaker wrote something for /home :
http://forums.cpanel.net/showthread.php?p=85167

But you mostly have to address each server component as it comes up (or fails to come up).