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How To Inherit Parent Directories Group

I have a directory /applications which is owned by root and group git. The problem is when I create a new directory inside /applications, its owned by root and group root, not group git. How do I ...
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Apache2: How do I restrict access to a directory, but allow access to one file within it?

I've inherited a poorly designed web app, which has a certain file that needs to be publicly accessible, but that file is inside a directory which should not. In other words, I need a way to block ...
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Unable to join 64-bit Windows 8.1 Pro Client to Windows 2003 domain. Win 7 works fine

I am unable to join a 64-bit Windows 8.1 Pro Client to our Windows 2003 domain. A 64-bit Windows 7 client joins fine. After installing Windows 8.1, before joining to domain, if I run nltest ...
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Hidden Directory Detected

My company web application had a penetration testing done and there's a risk found is regarding the hidden directory: http://example.com/aux/ http://example.com/cgi-bin/ http://example.com/com1/ ...
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rm on a directory with millions of files

Background: physical server, about two years old, 7200-RPM SATA drives connected to a 3Ware RAID card, ext3 FS mounted noatime and data=ordered, not under crazy load, kernel 2.6.18-92.1.22.el5, uptime ...
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How to restrict access to root to daemon user?

I have Apache 2.4 with PHP 5.5.14 installed on latest Debian. According to Apache security tips&tricks I've set my httpd.conf to this: <Directory /> AllowOverride none Require all ...
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path separator in php

I'm a Windows user and here is my sample code: <?php echo "Current directory is: " . realpath("."); ?> Output: Current directory is: C:\wamp\www\test Actually, I want to return the path in ...
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remove special character from files in directory [migrated]

I need to remove special characters from all .htm files in a directory. Ideally I need to keep the file name but if I have to I can copy each file to 1 or something like that. Here is the command I ...
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OSX Server 10.5 - Cannot log into Workgroup Manager - diradmin password is correct

I've got a setup where I am trying to rescue a broken AD. We can no longer authenticate on the Workgroup manager, with passwords being rejected all the time - even though it is correct. I can connect ...
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How do I allow access to a directory in apache that is actually a RewriteRule match?

We have a server with a lot of domains. Each domain will have one or more of the following admin areas that we wish to secure by IP: domain.tld/admin (admin area) domain.tld/blog/wp-admin (wordpress ...
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How to approach SSL encryption with file uploads

I added SSL to a site I'm putting together, and it caused a huge error that I have no idea how to approach. The user logs into the site, which allows them to upload files to the server into a ...
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Delete oldest directory, skipping two of them

I have to delete oldest directory. But, two of directories does not have to be "included" in this action. So, directory content looks like this: [root@myserver backup]# ls -la total 84 drwxr-xr-x 21 ...
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How to access original files from before a symlink gets updated, which have since been moved to another dir

We have a website and our deployment process goes somewhat like the following (with lots of irrelevant steps excluded) echo "Remove previous, if it exists, we don't need that anymore" rm -rf ...
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Meaning of directories on Unix and Unix like systems

I've been using Linux for a couple of years now but I still haven't figured out what the origin or meaning of some the directory names are on Unix and Unix like systems. E.g. what does etc stand for ...
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Good default for XDG_RUNTIME_DIR?

The XDG Base Directory Specification is a very interesting spec for user directories. It also provides good default values, except for XDG_RUNTIME_DIR. Now I am writing a software that needs to ...
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Change permission for home directory on debian [duplicate]

My Debian machine is running DirectAdmin and we have build our own CMS. By now, when we create a new website a new folder and user will created down the /home/ directory. As an developer to setup ...
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Shrink/reset directory size?

Is there a way to shrink a directory entry? My dovecot maildir directories have increased in size from the default 4096 to several megs, and it is messing with disk quotas. The only way that I have ...
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compare 2 directories and copy differences in a 3rd directory

Running ubuntu 12.04, I want to compare 2 directories, say folder1/ and folder2/ and copy any files that are different to folder3/. There are also nested files, so matching subdirectories should be ...
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Apache Location and Directory access

I have Apache 2.2 running on CentOS 6.4 There is application in / directory and folder where are some files, lets say it is /public. I need to allow access to / directory to ip1, ip2, ip3 and allow ...
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MySql - Lost /var/lib/mysql directory [closed]

So, the thing is that I was messing around with directories to backup and I delete the folder /var/lib/mysql and now i cant connect to my database gettin this error (I'm using plesk panel): ...
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Should websites live in /var/ or /usr/ according to recommended usage?

According to a guide on the Linux directory structure, /usr/ is for application files, and /var/ is for files that change (I assume this means "files that belong to the applications"). Is this ...
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How do I enable W3C extended logging on Apache (LAMP or XAMPP)?

How can I enable W3C extended log format on LAMP and where will the default log directory be located (and named what)? (or XAMPP)
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Apache2 - 301 Redirect when missing “/” at the end of directory in the url

I haven't really noticed this Redirect(301) when requesting a url like this without slash("/") at the end: http://server/directory The server will respone with a 301 Redirect Permanent header with a ...
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How to change default duplicity archive directory?

How can I change the duplicity default archive directory (~/.cache/)? The following option seems to be ignored. Option --archive-dir=/volume4/duplicity/cache/ --name backup duplicity 0.6.21 ...
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How can i manipulate the find command to “find” the directories the “found” file is in?

So i'm trying to use the find command to find all files in my system with mtime -x. It does this but it does not "find" the directories of the file. find . -mtime -2 -exec rsync -av {} /destination/ ...
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Why should you run cd . before doing anything?

In this compilation of sysadmin horrors, one of the authors writes, as a rule of thumb: Always do a cd . before doing anything. Why would you want to do that?
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Python code location on debian [closed]

Simple question, which of these is a better directory setup for locating my project and why, as I have seen both recommended on different tutorial sites: Option 1: ...
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apache override authentication in a specific folder

How do I change/override the authentication in apache to a different one in a subfolder? I tried this one but it didn't work. How can I fix it? <Directory "/"> AuthName "Front End Access" ...
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Using named groups in a DirectoryMatch directive

I have the following directive in my httpd.conf: <DirectoryMatch ^/path/(?P<SI>[^/]+)/logs/bibi> php_admin_value open_basedir /path/?P=<SI>/ </DirectoryMatch> The ...
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Apache directory listing

Hi i previously had setup a web server using apache 2.0.65, but i decided to update to 2.2. After updating i noticed that the look of the directory listing changed. It previously looked like this, but ...
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LDAP: what's with objectClass top?

I'm trying to get my head around LDAP and have installed a test OpenLDAP server (latest version slapd 2.4.31-1+nmu2) on a Debian 7.3.0 amd64 machine. After the basic setup which is done as part of the ...
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How do I symlink one directory to a chrooted (jailed) directory?

'm trying to create a folder (directory) for a jailed user on my server that will allow him to access another folder outside of his jail. I'm trying to do this with symlink but all it does is create a ...
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Apache 2.2 Ldap Authantication error 500 - AuthLDAPURL

I have an Apache server on RHEL 6 that uses our active directory for authentication, We added a new "LocationMatch" AuthLDAPURL ...
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Add directory structure to SVN, without files

Is there a way to add a directory structure to an SVN repository without adding the files contained in the folders?
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IIS: directory only accessible from/over a specific subdomain

to explain my purpose, this example of a directory structure: C:\www\ C:\www\folder-1 The domain "example.com" has "C:\www\" as home directory, and the domain "member.example.com" has the home ...
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Is it possible to exclude empty directories when creating a tar?

I have a backup command which looks like this: tar cvpzf /backup/incremental-$now.tar.gz --after-date='1 day ago' -C / etc/ home/ root/ --exclude-from=/root/exclusion_list.txt ...
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Windows 7 / 2008 connect to VPN at login with Group Policy

I am trying to find a way to have windows 7 VPN clients connect to the VPN server automatically via Group Policy. I tried using a login script but it looks like the scripts are shared from sysvol and ...
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Apache: ExpiresByType per directory?

I have a folder with javascript files that should expire faster than the normal scripts. Is it possible to let files expire per directory using Apache 2 other than .htaccess? <IfModule ...
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Powershell - I can create folders with a future date label, but the year is not changing

So, I use Powershell to archive user directories, after a user has left. We keep the archive for 6 months before we delete it. The script is supposed to label the archived folder as "DeleteAfter-(6 ...
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Check to see if a directory exists remotely (shell script)

Is there a way to see if a directory exists on a remote server? Perhaps there's a better way, but I'm writing an application deployment script, and I want to create a directory on a remote server if ...
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find directories in the current directory, older than 5 days and archive them

This is basic questions. I need to find folders in the current working directory(not recursively) and if they are older than 5 days archive them. zip or tar.gz is fine. I can find the folders with ...
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How to keep the full path with rsync?

When backing up with rsync, How do I keep the full directory structure? For example, the remote server is saturn, and I want to backup saturn's /home/udi/files/pictures to a local directory named ...
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DocumentRoot Directory Apache httpd

I want to make changes over my httpd.conf file of Apache running in Windows, but I want to know why need to use (or declare) the same root twice. DocumentRoot "C:/Apache/htdocs" <Directory /> ...
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Nginx proxy pass and subfolders

I am trying to setup nginx with a domain I have. Because I only have a single cert, I want to use subfolders to access services I am hosting. When I hit 'htps://domain.com/myservice' it proxies the ...
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Apache virtual hosts, aliasing, and directories

If you have an Apache running at somewhere.net, and you have a number of virtual hosts as well (a.somewhere.net, b.somewhere.net), you can access directories on the main branch while you are on the ...
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can anyone tell me how to create a directory in freenas /mnt/test for example [closed]

can anyone tell me how to create a directory in freenas /mnt/test for example
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Given an original and backup filesystem, how can I find out if any files are missing?

I found from this posting on Stackoverflow, if you just wanted to get a list of corresponding files whose content differs, then you could execute: diff --brief --recursive dir1/ dir2/ ...and ...
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Folder sizes differ within two copied NTFS file trees (using ntfs-3g)

I have a NTFS partition, that I previously used with a Windows machine. I installed ntfs-3g as a filesystem driver in CentOS, then mounted the drive. I copy the contents (cp) to a different NTFS ...
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How to view all the steps involved in ldapsearch operation?

I am using $> ldapsearch -x -H ldap://<Directory Server IPv4 Address> -D cn=admin,o=myorg -s one -b t=TEST -v to view some entries at level one in my tree, this is working fine. ...
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Collect Email addresses

I'm trying to collect all the email addresses from my Active Directory users. We don't use Exchange and when it was initially set up no emails were entered. Now we are trying to build a mailing list ...