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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Using SubInACL to access Offline Files

I'm trying to use SubInACL to access a remote computer's offline files share. This is a networked computer on our local domain. I can see the files/folders by exploring \\compname\c$\windows\csc but ...
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What kind of file and folder permissions are necessary for ODBC?

In our network, we are using an application that connects to an *.mdb access database through ODBC (User DSN). The mdb is based on a subfolder of a share that is locally mapped to W: What kind of ...
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Appropriate user permissions for reading private dkim file contents from web app

As it stands, when sending email using clients like Thunderbird, my messages get signed with DKIM. However when generating emails from a web application, they do not get signed. As it stands I've ...
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cloud-init write file permission error

I have the following cloud configuration file: #cloud-config apt_upgrade: true write_files: - path: "/home/ubuntu/.aws/credentials" owner: "ubuntu:ubuntu" permissions: "0644" content: | ...
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Windows file permission blanked or corrupt

I have a file that was brought to my attention. The user was complaining they weren't able to delete the file. Upon further investigation it appears the permissions on the files are completely ...
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GPO to grant modify permission for certain group [duplicate]

I have created a restricted group for help desk for limited elevated access on DC local workstations however I'd like to grant all help desk group members access to all file server partitions with ...
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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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Permissions inherit for new directory and files by www-data

I have a testing Debian LAMP server, I've created a user 'test' and I've installed Wordpress which needs write permission in some directories So... I've added user 'www-data' to group 'test' Set ...
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File permissions issue on OS X El Capitan and SMB share

Since we upgraded to OSX El Capitan we experienced some strange file permissions errors with our SMB server. We have a ubuntu server machine hosting our working files over a SMB shared folder to each ...
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Ineffective permissions in Linux containers

When setting up and running a Docker instance, upon boot nginx gives a 403 Forbidden upon accessing static files. In the Dockerfile, I use the COPY command to move all the files to /var/www/app, then ...
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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... ...
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How to apply different directory and file permissions recursively by one command

Let's assume that I have this folder structure: |-Home |-Subdir |-Subsubdir |-Subdir Each directory includes a bunch of files. Now I want to apply the following permissions: All ...
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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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IIS server: directory not writable via symbolic link compared to directory junction (for only the first user)

We have the following setup for a webserver: Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard, IIS 7.5.7600.16385, PHP 5.3.28, the HMVC framework we use is Kohana. Kohana needs a cache directory to be writable in ...
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Share Permissions: Why can a group access a share, but not members of that group (Windows Server Environment)?

This is a Windows Server 2012 environment. Several 2012 DCs with just one 08. I have one primary share for everyone. Through "Advanced Sharing", the groups have full permission, including ...
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Configure NFSv4 to allow different users read-write access

I have an NFSv4 server (CentOS). I want to export a particular directory to two different machines (one CentOS and one Ubuntu), where users of the same uid and gid need read-write access to the ...
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Best practice for WordPress, direct auto updates and SFTP access for users

I'm trying to set up a secure WordPress site on a Debian 8 system with the following requirements: automatic core updates (FS_method "direct") chrooted SFTP access to /wp-content (for a single user) ...
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My folder permissions are not working

I am configuring a 2008 R2 server for learning experience. The problem I'm having is the following: Current situation: I created 5 Users, put the users in a global group and made the global group ...
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Ansible lineinfile and Permissions of Parent Directory

I'm using lineinfile to update a configuration file. The file exists and the ansible_ssh_user owns it and has write permission, but the containing directory is owned by root. When my task runs I the ...
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ProFTPd: Files and Directories of users group readable?

I have set proftpd users in mysql database using "proftpd administrator". Users home directories follow the rule /backup/agency_name/user1, /backup/agency_name/user2, ..., /backup/agency_name/userN. ...
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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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Linux mysql server will not start, or restart

Intro Im running MariaDB and Apache on my linux machine and today I ran into some problems. I connect to the server via SSH and here are some of the issues Im facing. I have absolutely no idea what ...
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named running as root cannot read named.conf

Tried running named as my own user on an Ubuntu box, and it couldn't read the named.conf file: named -d 9 -c named.conf -g 19-Aug-2015 11:33:10.698 starting BIND 9.9.5-3ubuntu0.4-Ubuntu -d 9 -c ...
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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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Different Permissions for different files / folders with bindfs

I'm following this guide: link on how to use bindfs. I have a question however. The guide only mentions broadsweep permissions for all files, however if I want seperate permissions (644 for files, and ...
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Write permission to a specific file without changing ownership

As I understand it, to give a write permission to a user I can either change the owner of the file to that user and give it "user write permission" (which I don't want to do), or keep the same owner ...
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Permissions On Folder Give Me Access Denied. Why?

I have a user (dAdmin) and that user is a member of the domain admin's group and is also a member of the local server's (serverA) Administrators group. On the folder (fShare) I set it up as a share ...
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Allow access in home directory for apache but not other users?

I build a website that automatically manages a dedicated server. It does all sorts of things like creating users and apache settings to point to their home directory. The home directories host game ...
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How can multiple users share their (uwsgi) sockets with nginx, but not with each other?

On a shared domain, currently, each linux user sets up his website through his www-data-writable directory + uwsgi socket - one nginx instance serves them all. However, I do not like the idea of one ...
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AWS write permissions, httpd 2.4

Amazon Web Services, Server version: Apache/2.4.6 (Red Hat Enterprise Linux) The apache log reports: [Fri Aug 07 13:53:40.793562 2015] [:error] [pid 10730] [client 149.88.114.40:40800] PHP Warning: ...
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NGINX - Failing to restart

After installing an SSL through Laravel Forge, my site does not load at all. When trying to restart NGINX, it fails. If I run sudo nginx -t, I get the following: nginx: the configuration file ...
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How to create a file root user can't delete [duplicate]

On Linux systems, I have a file I want to preserve from (even accidental) deletion. How can I create a file even the root user can't delete? For instance, by trying: # touch file # chmod 000 file # ...
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Can access files from one server but not another, why?

Ok might take a bit of time to explain my set-up so please bare with me. I have an Intranet server (Win 2008 Server with IIS installed). I have set impersonate to true and it is set for Windows ...
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Adding Folder Permissions Using Powershell

I'm running this script in PowerShell: Add-NTFSAccess -Path 'C:\MyFolder' -Account PROGRAMMING\IIS_IUSRS -AccessRights FullControl and I'm getting this error: Add-NTFSAccess : Cannot bind ...
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ACL permissions not inherited

I have a Ubuntu 14.04 server with an EXT4 partition. I want to change what permissions new files and folders get when they are created in /home/myuser. I set some options with setfacl, and getfacl ...
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SSH user minimum permissions

I am working on an application which sshes into servers and gathers information about the server such as disk and memory usage. Another task it needs to do is get file size information of certain ...
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group permissions on directory being ignored for user

It seems that there is a Linux user (on an Ubuntu 12.04.4 server) who is unable to access a shared directory, even though that user belongs to the group which owns the directory. Here is an example ...
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Permission Issues When Pushing to Git Remote

I've spent the past few days trying to set up a Git Remote on my server so I can push changes to my web-server to it. The problem is that I'm getting the following errors while doing it: $ git push ...
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Folder Permissions for AD Users

When giving users permissions to specific folders, it applies those permissions to every single file and folder. I do want this but it takes a while for these permissions to be applied to every single ...
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Forward SFTP user to chroot subdirectory after authentication

I've set up a SFTP server using OpenSSH, everything works fine and the users I created can connect. After authentication, the users find themselves directly inside /chroot, a directory they are not ...
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Cannot save document to folder when logged on as adminstrator

I am logged onto a Windows 2012 server as administrator. I open a document in C:\inetpub\wwwroot with notepad to edit it. When I save, it tells me I cannot save it, would I like to save to desktop ...
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How to check what process or application is deleting a file without using Process Monitor? (Windows Server)

Currently I'm having an issue with a piece of software that makes use of specific files (which are basically xml), sometimes stored on a file share and sometimes stored locally. Every so often one of ...
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Any way for openssl to generate private key with 400 (-r--------) permissions from the start?

I use openssl to generate private keys and CSRs in a script. The script needs to generate the key first, then call chmod 400 whatever.key to change the permissions of the private key to something ...
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How to Grant Apache Access to Directory

I am currently getting a locally hosted website up and running, but have encountered problems in accessing it from the host computer and other computers, as well. I have already created exceptions in ...
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set ftp user default directory - login incorrect

On apache I created a subfolder (logged as user X) like this data/web/mypage.com/subfolder. All files and directories have X as user and group. Now I want new user Y, to be able to use folder ...
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Maintain ability to set/unset group write permission with ACL

If I have a folder owned by root:www-data with rwxr-s--- permissions and set ACLs so that user john can modify files, the permissions of the folder are changed to rwxrws---+. Even though I assumed the ...
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Does “Kerberised” NFSv4 securely protect against a malicious client spoofing the user

I have read conflicting statements about whether shares exported via NFSv4 with sec=krb5 are cryptographically protected against a malicious client mounting the share and then spoofing the user to ...
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Can't execute files in particular directories

We are encountering a bizarre issue were non-root users are unable to execute any files (scripts or binaries) in certain directories. This transcript demonstrates the issue: [root@b6 /]# mkdir q ...
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Some users cannot write via NFS, but others can

I have an NFS4-mounted /home drive, with several different users' home folders in it. I am using inetd's ID-mapping feature (i.e. NEED_IDMAPD=YES in /etc/default/nfs-common). The NFS mount and ...
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Postfix cannot create file [duplicate]

I have a custom postfix transport setup to handle certain incoming emails, like this in master.cf: emailpmbridge unix - n n - - pipe flags=FR user=xmail ...