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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Windows Server 08 R2 file share File locking, OSX clients

I've spent the last two weeks banging my head against this wall. I think I'm starting to understand the problem though. I manage a design company and they have 5 macs (OSX 10.5/.6/.7) connected over ...
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Set primary group of file or directory on Samba share from Windows

Short version: I have such situation on a Samba share: $ ls -lha total 12K drwxr-xr-x 3 hka Domain Users 4.0K Jan 11 17:07 . drwxrwxrwt 19 root root 4.0K Jan 11 17:06 .. drwxr-xr-x 2 hka ...
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Linux permission issues: “Permission denied”

I am provisioning a postgresql server on an TinyCore64 machine and there are some files and folders that cannot be accessed by the user postgres despite the fact that I have changed the permissions, ...
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Alfresco : Import FileSystem permissions w/ Bulk Filesystem Import Tool

I have Alfresco 4.2.c installed on a Windows Server 2012, linked, sync and SSO to a LDAP (working great). I'm trying to use BFI (https://code.google.com/p/alfresco-bulk-filesystem-import/) to import ...
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IIS_IUSRS and DefaultAppPool permissions do not work

I am setting up a PHP application on IIS 8.5 on Windows Server 2012 R2. I have successfully set up this application before on several Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows Server 2012 machines, but this ...
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Debian - File Permissions and umask

This might be a noob question, but here goes ^^: I've just set up a debian wheezy server, and Installed laravel on it. Anyway, I'm having some trouble both as to what the file permissions should be, ...
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How To Block FTP Users From Changing File Permissions

I have been tasked with trying to reproduce an issue one of our developers is running into. On certain FTP servers, the FTP library he is using (Starksoft/Biko) returns a "530: Not Logged In" error. ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 - Make owner of created files BUILTIN\Administrators

I am encountering some difficulty with makeing the owner of files created in a particular directory to be the Built In Administrators group, rather than the actual user that created it. This seems to ...
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File access from client Windows Server 2012 works with procmon enabled, otherwise doesn't

Windows Server 2012, running Terminal Services has a client application installed. The server part is located on another Windows Server 2012. The client application is an old one, based on dBase. ...
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Permissions don't appear to be working correctly on a new Windows 2008 R2 server

I have a new server which is joined to our domain. When I try to save a text file in a folder I am getting access denied. I am logged in with a domain admin account I have checked that 'domain ...
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SBS 2008 Folder Share permissions mess

I came across this question asked a couple of years ago about setting permissions via a script and was hoping that there might be a similar script that would work for me with the issue I am having. ...
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Windows server 2008 r2 unable to view folder as administrator

I have a windows server 2008 r2 install that I inherited and am in the process of prepping for rebuild. Of all the folders of data I had to move to our new machine, there is 1 folder that I, as admin, ...
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Rsync to windows FTP over curlftpfs fails to set permissions

I'm transferring some large files (1.5Gb) to a windows FTP server in a cronjob. It's going over a 2Mbit ADSL line, with 512Kbit upstream. So it takes forever, and can be prone to dropping to line. I ...
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How to get around OS X Lion Server SMB “safe save”?

First, there is this problem: http://support.apple.com/kb/TS4149 Which says that anything copied to os x server via smb will be "safe saved" and essentially chmod to 600. This is extremely annoying ...
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Windows Shares / NTFS permissions on folder redirection in Active Directory

A client has folder redirection in AD setup on each user's Home Folder set to the Z:\ drive as \server\share\username. A Group Policy redirects the user's Documents to the user's Home Folder with the ...
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AccessEnum recursion depth

I'm putting together a quarterly audit script and I'm trying to provide information to data owners about the groups they administer. The most difficult aspect of this operation is determining to ...
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Linux NFS - set default user for new files on nfs share

I use CentOs as nfs server nad 2 Centos machines as clients. I have some problems with permisions/ownership for new files/directories created from clients on nfs share. My exports file: ...
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How to configure SAMBA file server to be a windows look-alike?

I'm using an openfiler appliance in an Active Directory (W2k8R2 DC) environment. I would like to make my shares as quite as possible look like windows shares for my users. Most things work well but ...
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Server 2008 R2 file access permissions

I'm finding it awkward to sort out permissions for file sharing and access on my LAN. I've created an account on the server node (as a normal user) and shared a drive that has 2 folders at the root, ...
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How to secure tmp directory from hard link attacks when host doesn't allow partitioning

I'm a new sysadmin in the making, have learned that I need to have /tmp and /home directories on separate partitions in order to prevent possibilities of privilege escalation through hard links based ...
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As root, how do I create a limited FTP user who only has read access to a few folders?

I have a website and I have a super admin FTP access. Now, I am in need to share the FTP credentials with others and I wish to give them FTP access in such a way that they could be able to access only ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 SMB share, deleted files and folders lock up

We work in a mixed Mac / PC environment. Desktop operators work on Mac only, whereas our backend services are Windows based. Also some manual operations are done on Windows 7. We call our problem ...
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Samba Ignoring POSIX ACLs

I have an Ubuntu 10.04.4 LTS server running Samba, and joined to our Active Directory domain using PBIS (formerly likewise-open.) Samba is configured to do authentication using AD users/groups, and ...
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Software for defining rules for folder permissions and monitoring deviations

Let's say a company has a large number of users, and each user has a home area. On each share used for home area folders, I would like to define some rules saying who is supposed to have which ...
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What does the red x icon mean next to a user in folder permissions (Windows 7)

In trying to debug various strange issues on a machine, I found something strange - when I go to C:\Users\administrator and get properties, security tab, it lists the users (the local admin account, ...
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Limit copssh users to home directory Windows 7

I have found these two sites below: CopSSH SFTP -- limit users access to their home directory only and http://blogs.windowsnetworking.com/wnadmin/2006/11/07/copssh-restricting-users-access/ as well as ...
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Ubuntu gitosis server denying all publickeys after chmod

I Recently installed gitweb onto our gitosis source code repo server.. (Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Server) Somewhere along the line i changed something i shouldn't have and whenever attempting to clone from ...
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Windows Server 2008 Web Edition can't change permissions

I'm used to using Windows Server 2003 but decided to get a Vista Web Edition for IIS7 and to run our MVC applications on. I have installed copSSH that I use for SFTP, and when I upload my files I am ...
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Plesk Permission Denied

I've been trying to archive a whole directory from within Plesk, but when I try to, it brings this message up: Error: Unable to create the archive: filemng: /usr/bin/zip execution failed: zip ...
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When does a computer cache file permissions?

I just had an issue where users were directly added to the ACL of a folder. I created a group, added them to the group, added the group to the ACL of the folder and then removed the users and pressed ...
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Force permissions non domain Mac server share

I have a Mac server which is accessed by both Macs and PCs. I need every file in this specific samba share to have 777 permissions regardless of the write permissions given by the client. The ...
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Python uWSGI logs have no read permissions

I am running a Python Flask server on uWSGI over an EC2 Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. The server is configured as follows: [uwsgi] http-socket = :9000 plugin = python wsgi-file = /path/to_wsgi.py ...
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Different behaviour on ssh with public key with similar setup

I would like to understand what is going on in my network. This is the scenario: There are three machines A, B and C with same user u for them all The content of u@a:~/.ssh/id_rsa.pub is copied in ...
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Windows server 2008 - Access Based Enumeration (ABE) not working correctly

I have a folder shared with permissions of only one user account, admin account and admin group having access to it, but when I open the shared area from a second user account which dose not have ...
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Proper set up shared folders for users

First I would like to say thanks for helping, and I have huge problem with proper set up permission for shared folders. I have Windows 7 x64 ent. - name: backupfb - added to domain with shared ...
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How to correct with right user permission on Centos 6.5, Plesk - 500 Internal Server Error

Can someone help me because I have a serious problem with my entire server on all accounts. I installed vimp on '/var/www' which was recommended by FAQ on ...
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stop certain users/groups from accessing web directory ubuntu

I have a ubuntu 12.10 server hosting multiple sites, we want to outsource development work and provide ssh ftp/ssh access to the different developers. I want to stop developers from going into other ...
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Samba4 (4.1.2) permissions issues on WinXP network

Samba 4.1.2 on CentOS 6.4 serving WinXP clients from /home/srv/shared. /home, /home/srv, /home/srv/shared, and /home/srv/shared/pics all have unix 777 perms. WinXP client copies a file into ...
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Website is asking for authentication to access uploaded files?

I'm uploading files via Syncrify (Rsyn for Windows), then using a symbolic link to put the files into a folder that is within the folder for the website in IIS. I've given permissions to the folder ...
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Can't write logs with Computer Management on Windows Server 2003

I'm trying to clear and save the logs of my Windows 2003 server to a file server. I have access to the filesystem and can create arbitrary files with no problem. But when I try to "Save and Clear" in ...
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VSFTPD on Ubuntu server won't allow authenticated local users to write using built in Mac or PC client

I have VSFTPD running on an Ubuntu Server. SELinux is currently disabled. When I connect as a registered user (with a username & password local to the machine) using the built-in FTP client on ...
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Setfacl Defaults (non explicit) Not Applying

hopefully this is a quick one.... Am running CentOS 6.3 and 6.4 I am applying default permissions on a shared folder and am using setfacl adn setgid and to ensure that anything created takes the ...
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sudo unable to modify permissions “permission denied”

I 2 received diagnostic logs from a user. Both of them are compressed as bz2 files and stored on a samba share. I unzip each, and then rename the folder. 1 of the folders I am able to rename, yet the ...
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Why does adding rights to User group affect an Administrator (Server 2008)?

User Foo is logged and a member of Administrators, but not a member of Users - I removed that group and even rebooted. In c:\inetpub\www Foo cannot modify any files even though the Administrators ...
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Security permissions appearing as long numbers instead of user name

I transferred over folders/files from one server to another using robocopy for Server 2003. However, for each individual that has special permissions to access a folder or file the security ...
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tomcat webapp file creation set permissions automatically

we have a webapp running on a Linux server with tomcat6 which creates folders and files on the local filesystem. The site is hosted by a third party, which is pretty strict on their security ...
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mount an hard disk as www-data (for webDAV), access it with the normal user

on my little Linux box (Ubuntu 12.04), I got an hard disk auto-mounted on /mnt/storage (relevant /etc/fstab line here): #/dev/sdc1 UUID=49707dae-90a7-4c67-9a46-a156980db4ab /mnt/storage ext3 ...
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Make my upload folder more secure

I'm sorry if there is already 100 answers out there about this, but they just got me confused. I've a working php-script that allows me to upload images to the webserver when I'm logged in to a CMS. ...
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getting a 404/403 error for payment gateway

We are setting up an online payment facility using a payment gateway. After the payment gateway finishes processing the credit card details for a payment, the user is redirected to a "403 Forbidden" ...
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users with same group permissions problems on ftp uploads

i have two user with the same group: admin:admin and socialmedia:admin when i upload files with a ftp client, it says that files are uploaded in this way: admin uploads: folder -> 755 admin:1003 / ...