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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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 ...
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What should be the right logs permissions for NGINX on CentOS?

on /var/log/nginx/ I have access and error logs. Some are .log errors and others have .gz I think I messed up with the permissions. Some files are created by root/root, other files are created using ...
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Accessing shares on a workgroup from a domain

hopefully someone can help me out here (I've searched, but have come up empty so far). My client PC (Win7) is a member of a large domain. I have a separate workgroup of 4 computers, one of which is ...
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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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How to require password confirmation on file-delete?

Is there some way to require a group of users to confirm their password (or prompt them for an elevated password) when deleting files off some directories on the file server? We're having an issue ...
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How do I find out if a file or folder breaks inheritance inside another folder in NTFS without looking at all the files and folders?

So I have two directory hierarchies one on Windows Server 2003 and another on Windows Server 2008 R2. The directory on Windows Server 2008 R2 was created before hand by right clicking and creating ...
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Windows Server NTFS Advanced File Permissions

Here is what I would like to do: 1) Create a main folder that doesnt allow inheritance. 2) Create a template folder with subfolders. 2.1)Set permissions so these folders cannot be deleted. ...
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Creating ftpserver with anonymous and login both option

Newbie for server. Windows server 2012. Need to create ftp server. The file structure will be as: root file: read permission to all including anonymous root\folder1: read, write permission for all ...
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What are the minimum permissions for a libpam-ldap unix domain socket?

I'm setting up an LDAP server and libpam-ldap to run on the same host, communicating via a UNIX domain socket. I'd like to give this socket the minimum permissions necessary, so random local users ...
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Wrong ldap user and group IDs on nfs

we have users authentication driven by ldap and home directories shared on nfs server mounted by autofs. We recently installed Ubuntu 15.04 on three new machines and added them to our infrastructure ...
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Effectively handling 2+ million files

I have a file based DB that has about 2M files stored in 3 levels of subdirectories. 2/2/6253 2/2/6252 ... File a vary from 30 bytes to 60 KB. Whole DB is Read Only. DB is about 125 Gigabytes big. ...
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Permissions of newly created files on NAS mount

I've mounted a NAS partition as follows: server:/volume1/public /mnt/public nfs rw,suid,nodev,noexec,auto,user,async 0 0 All available files are both readable and writable ...
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Domain shared folder with user restricted subfolders

I have a domain running on a virtual windows server 2012 R2. Another virtual servers hosts our file server. To that end I need a shared folder accessible by all domain users. No problem there. However ...
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How to change the group, excluding a directory

We are using AWS S3 Buckets, and when you attempt to do a recursive chgrp, it churns on the S3 bucket (essentially) indefinitely. Is it possible to execute chgrp while excluding a directory?
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SID not being set on

I copied two trees with robocopy, a source and a destination, with the intent of making their permissions exactly the same, I ran the following commands: robocopy /MIR C:\Windows\System32\tasks\ ...
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What is a S-X-X-XX-XXXXXXXXXX-XXXXXXXXXX-XXXXXXXXX-XXXX called in Windows security?

I copied two trees, a source and a destination, that I copied with robocopy like this: robocopy /MIR C:\Windows\System32\tasks\ C:\temp\robocopyTasks\out\ robocopy /E /Copy:S /IS /IT ...
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How to deny directory listing on C:\Windows?

I created a special user who should never be able to CD into several system directories like program files, Windows directory, etc. Whilte I can use icacls to setup the permissions on most of them, I ...
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Write permissions to multiple users on same directory in ProFTPD

I am quite new to Webmin and ProFTPD and I am trying to give multiple users access on a public_html, both users are in same group: siteowner:x:504:504::/home/thepclincom ...
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Access denied when installing software from network storage on domain computer

When attempting to install software (from network storage) on a domain joined computer two prompts show up asking for user credential. One is asking for Administrator account to install software and ...
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How do I use PowerShell GPO cmdlets to set up file security?

I need to automate the creation several security groups, then create and apply a GPO that includes OU / Security group specific file permissions and auditing. I have the OU and group creation done. ...
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How to force a refresh of cached permissions without a restart

We've recently started going through shares replacing named permissions with AD groups (i.e. so that when updating permissions we don't need to worry about the time taken or risks involved in updating ...
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special permissions set to deny on new subfolders of a folder I own with Full Control

I have rsnapshot 1.3.1 installed under cygwin64 (setup 2.870, dll 1.7.35) on win2012r2, all the latest as of today. I configured it to take a single file, current.7z, and make a rotating backup of ...
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Open LiteSpeed permission problems

I recently moved to open litespeed from apache and i can no longer create files. When i do a file_put_contents i get permission errors. lsphp and litespeed both run under user nobody. Doing a chmod ...
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Create user with read only permission to datastore but SSH access

I am scripting a backup job in which a remote computer connects to an ESXi 5 host and does SCP to copy files to another datastore on that host. As a precaution (since every script that can go wrong ...
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Certain users being denied access to a Windows Server 2008 shared folders in a specific PC

We have a Windows 2008 Server running with shared folders and some users with different permissions. My problem is that some day, without changing anything in the server, a certain user started ...
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Wordpress is unable to write files, despite correct file permissions [closed]

I am unable to automatically install plugins or themes on my new wordpress setup. It gives me this screen: I believe this is usually due to a write permission error on the wordpress directory. ...
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Node + PM2 - How to securely read SSL private key with non-root user?

I'm looking for a way to run node via PM2 whilst reading an SSL private-key that is placed in a secure directory. Details: Bitnami LEMP stack with Node permissions for /etc/ssl/private: drwx------ ...
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Giving local account access to domain fileshare

I have a user who needed to create scheduled tasks that will convert files on a server to a different filetype (working with autocad type files). He's on a standard user account which doesn't give him ...
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Fileserver cannot find any DC's for trusted domain

The problem Due to a merger in our organisation, we are migrating to a new common Active Directory domain. Our old legacy domain and the new domain have a two-way trust between them. We have two ...
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Issue with folder permission in file server migration - Share Parmissions VS NTFS Permissions

I am migrating a file server form 2003 to 2012 R2. There are about 50TB of files with thousands of individual permissions. I have successfully migrated the files to the new server, including their ...
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View File chown changes

Is there a way to view all of the times a files ownership changed? I have a feeling there is a security issue on my server, however I am also very paranoid and may have changed it myself.
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Stop files from being write-protected on creation linux

When files are created in my webapps folder (tomcat) they are write protected by default. Is there any way to prevent this? I would like a program I have written to be able to create and delete this ...
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Copy file permissions, but not files in Unix

(From : http://stackoverflow.com/questions/15245144/copy-file-permissions-but-not-files, closed because off-topic) I have two copies of the same directory tree. They almost have the same files in ...
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Give SFTP users and Apache write permissions on same folders

I have a centos6 web server where developers also upload by connecting through SFTP. So, to give developer login write permissions, I have change /var/www user to that user. My current permissions ...
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Folder redirection, show local file paths only, not server file path

I'm experiencing a problem with a Windows Server 2012 R2 network which has folder redirection configured. Today I have found a problem where it's possible for the user to see the full file path from ...
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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 ...
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postfix parameter default_privs

I have set default_privs=myuser in main.cf, which is a perl script, executed in the context of this user. In the perl script I added some debug to print out the user: my $exec_username = ...
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w2012 file server. Deleted folder reappears and can't be deleted

On a windows 2012 R2 File Server when clients app removes a folder it reappears with access denied. I can browse to the folder which contains the inaccessible folder, I can run dir command and see it. ...
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ubuntu 14.04 server wordpress file permission

I have an webserver running Ubuntu 14.04. I host 3 wordpress 4.1 sites using apache virtual hosts. The website are working well but I can't upload any picture using wordpress>media>library>add new. ...
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Permission issues with tomcat7 on EC2

I finally managed to deploy my web service on to ec2 with tomcat 7 installed. It works perfectly fine on localhost but is receiving errors on ec2. I think it is because my code generates an xml file ...
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Debugging a chdir(2) syscall

I have often faced various file system permission problems on Linux. And now with SELinux a bit complicated. I am searching for a generic way to debug this. In my particular case I have a chdir(2) ...
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Linux CentOS: A server throws weird error messages, can you speculate why?

There's a server in my company which is part of the production environment. On the server there's an ActiveMQ server running. I logged into the Active-MQ UI and tried to create a new queue. When I ...
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Files uploaded using FileZilla with SFTP are missing permissions

I am using chroot in sftp. And it works perfectly, but files uploaded with FileZilla are stored without any permissions (basically 000). ---------- 1 cwsftp sftp 4364328 Jan 19 16:02 ...
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Setting default permissions on newly created files/folders [closed]

I have a network of sites where all sites share same "images" folder. I have created /home/_images/entities and symlinked it from all websites, and it works great with Apache, when I open /images/ on ...
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apache tries to access .htaccess in lost+found directory

A subdirectory /var/www/vhost/servername/httpdocs/subdir/of an apache (ver. 2.2.22 on ubuntu 12.04) vhost webroot is a disk partition of its own. Accordingly, there is also ...
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SFTP-server uploaded files having wrong rights

I have been trying to figure out what is wrong with the file rights. When I am uploading files using FileZilla all the files get rights -rw-r--r--. I would want them to have -rwxr-xr-x. I have tried ...