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

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Is ZIP archive capable of storing permissions?

I am using Maven Assembly plugin to bundle my application along with configuration/settings files. It allows to specify persmissions to be stored along with files, which is quite convenient. Still I ...
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Corrective action for file security after Windows server rename

I have renamed a Windows Server using the Control Panel feature. This worked fine at first. Today I noticed that I was unable to rename a certain file that I always was able to rename before. This ...
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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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Unable to run logstash config file (permission denied) [closed]

my config file is stored in /etc/logstash/ and I ran the command $ /etc/logstash -f /etc/logstash/logstash.conf as root. However, they told me that permission denied when I tried to do that. ...
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How to create nested file and set owner for all parent paths?

I need to create the following file for www-data user like the following: sudo /var/www/.ssh/authorized_keys But non of www, .ssh directories and authorized_keys file does not exists. How could I ...
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Why can't my apache open stream? [closed]

I'm trying to copy and unlink files on my apache server. I'm trying to doing this about 1 hour ago. I can't imagine what's the problem. This is my source: if (copy("users_ftp/".$user_ftp.'/'.$...
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What is a good approach to install a webserver? [closed]

I wan't to install Lighttpd on my V-Server under Debian. I'm new to Linux and I wonder if I should install Lighttpd as root or as a new User to avoid security issues?
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Unable to edit the files on Windows Server 2008 which was downlaoded programatically

I have a scripts which download files from my file server and extract it on c:\home folder @ Windows Server R2. When I tried to edit and save the extracted files, it shows Access denied, I am able ...
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How to get Windows Server 2008 R2 File and Directory Permissions

I have a setup similar to this: e:\personal\username1\scans e:\personal\username2\scans e:\personal\username3\scans e:\personal\username3\scans Permissions are not inherited on these directories. I ...
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Changing the permissions of a folder via the command line [closed]

I use FileZila, and must give 777 permissions to a folder on my site. This folder contains the database file. FileZila tried changing the folder permissions, the command is running smoothly but ...
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linux file permission got a ending . dot and webserver denied access

I have got a issue that I never have seen before. A lot of my files and folders have changed file permission to a persiion ending whit a dot filesystem is /dev/md3 /var ext4 defaults -...
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How to share files/folders between users on same linux machine?

We have 2500+ users using linux thin clients with their home directory on a common NFS. We want Windows like file/folder sharing functionality between users. The users are not linked to any ...
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Why clustered windows service doesn't authenticate to share with machine name when share is resident on same node of cluster

I have a windows 2012 failover cluster set up with multiple roles, one file share role, and another a generic role for hosting Generic windows services configured to logon as Network Service. The ...
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massemail with attachment - tmp folder

I have a small mailing php script and I would like to extend it with attachment function (we have a DB for our staff to get contact with them). As far as I understand I need a /tmp folder to be able ...
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Assigning correct permissions on a shared web server [duplicate]

I have created a centos instance on digital ocean hosting multiple websites by setting up virtual host, all is working fine, however assigning correct directory permission for each website is bugging ...
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How to make NGinx to ignore file permissions? [closed]

I use NGinx to serve static sites, and sometimes there are some files with 640 permissions instead of 644. For such sites NGinx says "403 Forbidden". Is there any way to tell NGinx to ignore file ...
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How to Restore Win Drive Permissions [closed]

I've been playing with my C: drive permissions and I have managed to mess them up. Now when I log in nothing appears and I can't launch anything. I tried safe mode and the same thing happens with ...
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Grant user mkdir() [closed]

I have a php script where I use the function mkdir() but I get Warning: mkdir() [function.mkdir]: Permission denied How can I grant a user permission to this function? Apache/CentOS Update ...
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How can I set the default permissions mode on files uploaded via FTP to 775?

I'm using ProFTPD 1.3.1 Server on Linux. Currently when you upload files via FTP the files have the permissions mode of 664. I would like to change this to default files to 775 instead. The aim is ...
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Read a file created by root user on unix system [closed]

I have a file created by root user on unix system and the file is assigned to a particular group.All I want to do is read that file by logging in as user which is not root and not a part that ...
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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 file????.tar....
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How to make rsync delete destination directories no longer existing at source? [closed]

I have hard drive that I back up with rsync to a network-attached storage. There are some non-empty directories at the destination (the nas) that do not exist on the source anymore. It is not a ...
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Shared Hosting folder access to Hosting provider [closed]

I've website running on a shared hosting account and I allow users to upload Images and I store them on the server in a folder that I've access to. My concern is whether that folder containing image ...
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Investigate why user has access to a folder [closed]

How can I understand why a particular user has access to a particular shared folder? Security tab of the folder contains a long list of groups groups and the user is not a direct member of any of ...
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Windows Server delete files in folder but no permision to delete folder itself

We have a problem, with permissions on shared folder for out employees. We have folder lets say Main, with multiple projects (files and folder inside), constantly added and removed. The problem is ...
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how to fix folders and files permissions 000 [duplicate]

If the folders and files permission all suddenly goes to 000 on a web sever, can it be brought back? I yes, please let me have the script that can be executed to bring the permission back. I have a ...
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Permissions and access security for a shared folder on a server

I need to set permissions to a folder for two people. I am not an administrator on the server but I have access to grant and remove permissions to folders. Not even the Server Admin should have access ...
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index.html opens up fine but index.php saying 404 not find page [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to configure php5 on apache2.2? I have bought new apache server 142.4.4.15 It opens up index.html but cannot open index.php I have php, apache and mysql installed on to ...
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Change existing file type from standard file “-” to directory “d” as shown with Unix ls -l

In summary, if I use ls -l it yields something for a directory like... drwxr-xr-x and the reported error for a directory with files in it, is it shows as a standard file and ls -l yields... -rwxr-...
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How do I get my machine to access the share now?

Disclaimer: Using windows to share files is definitely not as simple as on *nix, even if it seems like. First, I'm assuming we can securely (with passwords) share files / folders in basically only ...
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how can I change /var permissions back? [duplicate]

I gave a 0777 permissions to /var (I didn't know back then that it's a really bad thing to do) I did this while in /var : chmod -R 0777 * after I did this postgresql fails to restart everytime. my ...
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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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What are the proper chown settings for images? [duplicate]

I am testing a piece of software that is working except for some SVG images that are not showing. When I preview them using Firebug in Firefox, it says "Failed to load the given URL," however, when I ...
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How to turn on ls -l headers? [closed]

How do I turn on the labels for ls -l? -rw------- 1 root root 0 Jan 2 2014 php_logging.log The first is permissions but root root confuses me. One is the username of the owner ...