Most current file systems have methods of administering permissions or access rights to specific users and groups of users. These systems control the ability of the users to view or make changes to the contents of the filesystem.

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Why are group permissions different when using mkdir and mkdir -p?

I'm trying to make new files and directories within a directory always have the same permissions and group. I've done this: cd / sudo mkdir apps sudo chown deploy:www-data apps sudo chmod g+s apps ...
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Centos 7 vsftpd - cannot modify files or rename folders - no write permission

I have just installed fresh centos 7 relase and i try to configure an vsftpd server. Server is set to use local users. Want i want to achive is to be able to write to /var/www/html There are ...
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CentOs 7 Nginx (13: Permission denied) while loading font file from css

I have an nginx webserver with bootstrap js framework. I am trying to get the css to be able to load the font files. Although i get error 403 when the browser is trying to access the font files. I ...
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work folders access denied

I set up work folders in my organization and that was fine until last week. now I have some issue. One of my clients' works fine but mine and the others' can't access to work folders. I have admin ...
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Set default file permission separately from directory permission with ACL on Ubuntu

This works perfectly for setting default permissions: setfacl -R -d -m g::rwx -m o::rx /var/www/html Unfortunately, it sets default permissions on both dir's and files. How do I set dir and file ...
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Create two users with different privileges for the same folder

I've the following scenario: I need to create two users that will access in FTP the same folder with different privileges by using vsftpd. What do you recommend me? Is it a good idea to create ...
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Can a folder on Linux be belonged to multiple users?

I have one folder on Ubuntu that can be read and written by user A and can be only read by user B. The solution I came up with is the following: create a group which have read permission on this ...
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File permissions are being changed after gunzip of .gz file; how do I prevent that?

I have an NFS4 filesystem that has AD based authentication setup and ACLS to match. I am controlling access to the machines that mount the filesystem so the ACLs are very basic. One prevents users ...
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Should /usr/local/bin be owned by root?

Package manager Homebrew (I'm on OS X, but I'm curious about Unix-based security in general, as it pertains to directory permissions) set the owner of /usr/local/bin to my user (it's root by default, ...
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Windows Server 2012R2 access denied when changing files [closed]

I have been running Windows 2012r2 in testing for a while. One of the things keeping the OS from going into production is "Access Denied" message when changing config settings in either Program Files ...
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Can't execute installer from Shared Folders on non-domain Windows Server 2012

On a non-domain Windows Server 2012 x64 vm, I have a shared folder with an installer. Whenever I try to run this installer from any workstation, the workstation's account on the server is locked. I ...
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Add Apache_Run_User to VirtualHost

Right now on an Ubuntu 14.04 server, WordPress (and Apache2) creates folders with www-data:www-data owner:group. The goal is to have Apache create files with different owners depending on which site ...
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Secondary DNS causing problems after AD is shut off

I have two Hyper-V Servers running on a Physical Server namely WideOff-SRV-01 (IP Address 192.168.1.5). The virtual machines are WideOff-AD-01 (192.168.1.9, which is Domain Controller), and ...
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openldap home directory permissions for different users

we are testing openldap server for a new domain in our company. How can we implement users with different permissions on home directory. we want some users to have full access to save data on desktop ...
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IIS Windows authentcation Unathorized due to directory permissions

I have an ASP.NET MVC 5 application running on IIS 8.0. Application pool is running under domain user, f.i. IISPoolUser. Anonymous authentication uses this identity as well. I gave full control ...
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Why can't Win7 user move files, instead it just copies them on Samba share?

I'm running a CentOS server with Samba. Connected on the LAN is one Windows 7 PC and the rest are Macs and Linux. The Macs don't have this problem, but on the Windows PC when a user attempts to move a ...
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Windows Server 2008R2 / IIS7.5 / Recommended User and Folder Permissions to host WordPress

I have a Windows Server 2008R2 server running IIS 7.5. I host a number of WordPress sites and they are constantly under attack from hackers / bots. Does anyone out there know the recommended user ...
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IIS7 setting user permissions for network drive directory

I have IIS7 server (where i running some PHP) on network drive (drive 1), when im trying acces another network drive (drive 2), where are need to acces PDF files with pdftotext.exe. On drive 1 i also ...
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NFS mount in Windows - can't copy files with 600 permissions

I have a Netapp with some NFS exports for VMware storage. I want to mount the snapshots on a Windows 2012 R2 server in order to copy all of the virtual machine files to tape. I can mount the share ...
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Change WIndows File Permission With Total Size Around 1 TB

Now I am working in company that had file server. When I see the permission of file sharing I almost got hearth attack because in root directory "Everyone" had full permission and will inherited by ...
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Symlinked files in shares not showing for clients

I have a bunch of shares that contains symlinks to files and folders. But the files don't show up when viewed by clients. Let's assume I have Ubuntu set up as a Samba Domain Controller and I add a ...
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How can I set up a filesystem directory to *always* be group writable?

I have a Linux file server with some shared directories. These directories are sometimes accessed over SFTP, and sometimes by users with shells. Regardless of how these directories are accessed, I ...
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Nginx Not Respecting File Permissions

I'm trying to apply permissions of 600 to certain files on my web server, but they are still accessible to the world (I can access them by navigating to direct link in browser e.g. ...
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What is the most suitable path on Windows workstations to store admin scripts? [closed]

We have a need for a GPO to store admin scripts locally on Windows workstations (7 and above), and I was wondering if Microsoft has any recommendations or if you have any experience or thoughts on ...
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Correct way to setup linux company share folder with usable permissions

I've just started working for a small company that has a globally shared folder run from an Ubuntu file server (Raid 5, etc) shared by Samba. The workstations (Centos) are all fstab setup to mount ...
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How to set the minimum acl permissions for an user who is included in two or more user groups with different permissions in linux?

Say, I have two groups G1 and G2 with user1 as member to both. G1 has rwx permission on a file file1 and G2 has only read permission on the same file. Setting G2 as the primary group for user1 does ...
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Broken ACLs when “zfs send”ing a snapshot from a Linux machine to Solaris

I'm running ZFS on a Ubuntu machine that hosts our home directories. The pool has the following ACL setting: # zfs get all homes | grep acl homes aclinherit restricted default ...
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Wrong permission when accessing ZFS snapshot over NFS (Solaris server, Ubuntu client)

TL;DR: I don't understand why I can access one file but not an other (in the same directory), although they appear to have identical permissions. I have an NFS server running Solaris 10 10/08 and a ...
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Changing file permissions and adding owner from CMD

I am unable to change permissions of certain files in a directory even though I have logged into a server using an Administrator account. Is there a way to force the permissions of these files via ...
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Nginx doesn't have permission to access files with the same ownership

i've just installed nginx on an Archlinux box and encounter this problem: Nginx is configured to run as "nginx", a new user/group that I added, in /etc/nginx/nginx.conf: user nginx nginx; For ...
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How to work on local VM Load Balanced Web Sites

So, I've got my LB all set squared away and running well (all ubuntu servers, sitting on a ubuntu host machine). Everything works... syncing files, loading the sites, backups, etc... They are a ...
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Unmask permissions on Linux RHEL (AWS EC2)?

I've installed a AWS Linux EC2 instance. I have multiple users who should be able to edit each others files, including new ones that are uploaded. The Linux default is RHEL. I understand that I can ...
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How can I serve a binary file with executable permission via nginx?

I'm serving a Go binary located in /var/www/bin/binary: location ~ (binary) { root /var/www/bin; } However, when I download it with wget http://example.com/binary, I can't run it right away, ...
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Staging Server file permisssion

I have a staging server that I use primarily for wordpress sites but there is also couple of non wordpress sites. I need to be able to update and install new plugins to these sites and also change ...
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Server 2012 R2. Add permissions to all folders and subfolders when inheritence is disabled

I need to add full permissions for a specific group of users to all folders/files and subfolders on our file server without changing other permissions. Few years ago someone removed "Administrators" ...
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php file permission 600 gives me a blank page in localhost

When I set the file permission to 644 for php files, it works. But if I give them 600 then they give me blank pages. And it happens only in localhost, in remote host 600 file permission for php files ...
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Unable to get permissions even after changing permissions on a mounted directory in ubuntu 14.01

This is an ext4 fs and I am unable to gain permissions over the directory with the postgres user: mud@mud-i7-32gb:~$ sudo mount /dev/sdc1 /media/mud/ssd128 mud@mud-i7-32gb:~$ ls -l ...
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My event log has corrupted DACL 'Write Attributes' in 4656 file audit events

I have been scripting a procedure in powershell to pull security event logs from my windows 2012r2 server. Investigating a bug in my procedure to parse the event into xml I discovered a very strange ...
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openssh sftp server file permissions not being set by umask (but folder perms are)

I am running the openssh sftp server like so: Subsystem sftp /usr/libexec/openssh/sftp-server -u 002 And the folders I upload via sftp get these permissions: drwxrwxr-x 12 developer staff ...
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how can I mount a windows share with rw access?

The question is in the title. Here is what I tried but the folder is read only. sudo mount -t cifs -o username=maazza,domain=MYDOMAIN //192.168.123.2/company-files /mnt/test I am on debian jessie. ...
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Read permission denied to user with ACL group permission to read

Introduction A common scenario for a web application that it has two general folders. One filled with code which is executed by the application server, for example uwsgi, and one with static content ...
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Grep is not working without having read permissions [closed]

I am in a folder where I do not have read permission in contents. ls -l List all files sucessfully. I want to count files that have some attributes in their name with: ls -l | grep ...
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Permissions for rsync process to access files it doesn't own withtout running it as root

I want to use rsync to take automated backups from a remote webserver over ssh. The webserver is configured with suphp, so different sites have files with different users and groups. Unfortunately a ...
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user and file permission issues while installing mariadb on ubuntu

I was following the installation instructions of mariadb: shell> groupadd mysql shell> useradd -g mysql mysql shell> cd /usr/local shell> gunzip < /path/to/mysql-VERSION-OS.tar.gz | ...
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htaccess protection of directory does not work any longer?

unfortunately the protection of my wp-login.php does not work any longer: <Files wp-login.php> AuthName "Forbidden access" Require ip 1xx.xxx.xx.x/24 </Files> This is apache's ...
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the actual link permissions aren't used for anything - What about Ownership?

After months of intermittent attempts to discover what was causing these Forbidden errors I've discovered evidence that strongly suggests Apache2 uses the actual link's ownership and group. I have a ...
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New server block returns a 403 error [duplicate]

I recently switched my CentOS 7 machine from Apache to nginx, and I am running into some issues getting my machine properly functioning. I recently installed a new server block into the system with ...
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Member of the nginx group but unable to edit files in the web root

I recently switched the web server on my CentOS 7 machine from Apache to nginx. Originally, I had added my user account to the apache group and then did a recursive chown to make all files in the ...
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What are the correct Linux permissions inside chroot jail with userspec

I am trying to setup a chroot jail, then I did: which binary ldd /bin/binary Then I did: cp /lib64/{libs} $jail/lib64 cp /usr/lib64/{libs} $jail/usr/lib64 PS: During this setup, I discovered ...
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Not able to access a folder with read and write permission for group

I can't access a directory that has both r permissions for the group my current user belongs to, in the others column, it has rw- [ec2-user@host]$ ls -la drwxrw-rw- 8 apache apache 4096 Nov 4 ...