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How to fix "check for expansive permissions " Failure Appinspect


Hello, I ran my app against appinspect and received the following failure: check_for_expansive_permissions 

A posix world-writable file was found. File: appserver/static/images/


Given I developed my app in a windows environment, I created a Linux box that was running Splunk and changed then permissions manually. Then Packaged the app using Splunk's Slim Package command.  This got rid of the Failure but didn't allow me to submit my app to Splunkbase because Splunk was "Unable to Extract Package".

can anyone point me in the right direction? 

-Marco C.

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Hi @Marco, I was actually having the exact same issue. I packaged the app as .spl via the splunk package app command. When I uploaded the file to Splunkbase, I got the expansive permission error even though the files locally did not have write access to any user, except Administrator.

Would appreciate if anyone knew what is the fix for this issue?


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