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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debian - permissions for multiple users in apache

I am trying to setup permissions for a directory in my apache2. I am going to show a scenario so its easier to explain and understand: This is my directory listing with permissions -> root:root ...
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win2008 - overide inherited permissions

having permission issues for 2 users using active directory. added 2 new users to ourdomain.controller/users folder. The 2 users were auto. added to the Domain Users Group. Went to the local G:/ ...
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Httpd on Centos6 not listing directory contents

I have a folder (which is NOT the conventional /var/www/html folder!) /Server/Websites/Default on my Centos6.4 server. There is only one file, phpinfo.php (with the obvious code in it). Running ...
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PHP file upload system security implications

i've build a small upload system using PHP, it is working just fine for now however, the problem i have is the way i've got it to work. I don't have much of a background in security, but is what i'm ...
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How can I prevent a given user group accessing global files?

Apologies if this is the incorrect forum. I am looking for a solution to a problem as follows: We have protected information on our system with global read/execute access (555) owned by a user in ...
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file permissions for scripts that need write access

This question helped me quite a bit: What's the best way of handling permissions for apache2's user www-data in /var/www? I would like to take the above question further, I want to be able ...
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Unable to create logon script - Access denied?

I'm currently trying to create a logon script that will map a few network drives for all users. I've created the script, but when I try placing the .bat file in the proper folder, I get an "Access ...
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How to list all NTFS and share permissions associated with a user or security group?

We are doing some tidying up of Active Directory on our SBS 2003 domain controller. A number of security groups exist which I am 95% sure are redundant. I want to be 100% sure they are not used ...
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File write error while uploading via FileZilla

I have a user xyz which is able to create files in a directory, but when I try to write something on the newly created file, it fails. The file has proper read-write permissions to the owner i.e. xyz. ...
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Should all files in /etc/mysql be owned by root or can mysql own them?

In the standard mysql setup on debian squeeze all files in /etc/mysql are owned by root. Can it be changed, so that mysql is the new owner or does it have a reason why they should stay by root?
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.htaccess ONLY for directory not for the files in them

I have a .htaccess file: <limit GET> order deny,allow deny from all allow from 123.456.789 </limit> ErrorDocument 403 /403.shtml However, this affects the entire directory and the ...
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NFS File Sharing issue in NAS

We bought a new H-NAS Server and running fine. We created 500GB of space for our subversion repositories and the nfs share has been created. When I create a new directory the owner and group shows as ...
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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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Give access to specific services on Windows 7 Professional machines? [duplicate]

We have some machines running Windows 7 Professional at our office. The typical user needs to have access to stop and start a service for a local program they run. These machines have a local web ...
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How to make IIS 7 application pool run under an AD account?

I have an internal company web application that needs read permissions on certain folders in our LAN. The permissions on these folders are controlled by our Active Directory server. Since by default ...
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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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Unable to assign group permissions with ICACLS on Windows Server 2012

I cannot get icacls to accept my group for adding permissions. I am using an elevated power shell with the following command: icacls 'C:/foo' /grant:r 'Group Foo':f I get the following error: ...
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Strange permission issue on Windows 7

To setup the scene, I have one of my users for whom roaming profile is enabled as well as folder redirection. My issue is that the user cannot open some files in the redirected folders (AppData, ...
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Tell Apache to create error.log/access.log as different user

If you tell Apache to use CustomLog files, Apache2 will create these files on startup. And it always gives them to user root:root. How can I change this behavior? Background Apache runs with ...
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Windows Server Essentials 2012 & RDP: How to disable all read/write access to disks and USB devices except user profile?

I'd like to allow an RDP user to access their profile folder but nothing else on the server. Ideally I'd like to disable read/list files/write on all disks except for the user profile location. Is ...
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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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Run all commands as Administrator on Windows Server 2008 R2

I'm having issues with permissions on Windows Server 2008 R2. I'm used to (from Windows Server 2003) being able to open up a CMD prompt and type something like: `copy \some\file /y' and overwrite a ...
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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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CGI permissions with NGINX & FastCGI

I'm running GitWeb (which is essentially a CGI script) on a server which also runs GitLab. My aim is to provide reaad-only access to GitLab repositories without registering people. I've pointed ...
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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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cannot delete 500-100.asp file for IIS7

I use roboycopy to copy (to another hard drive) the entire IIS7 "inetpub" folder and I've since tweaked the script a little so it copies to a SkyDrive folder for cloud backup, but I cannot delete the ...
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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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Using rsync to copy files from one server to another, pertaining users and permissions

I'm backing up user uploaded files from my primary server to my failover server using rsync. If I use rsync -a to mirror an /uploads directory from server A to server B, can I expect programs using ...
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MBSA fails MSSQL folder permissions because MSSQL$SQLEXPRESS has access

I am not sure what exactly it's expecting. If you remove this user the check passes, but the server fails. How can it be resolved so the check passes, yet it has the limited permissions MBSA is ...
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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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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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Restrict access to SQL Server backups based on user?

Let's say I have MS SQL Server 2012 Standard installed on Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard. It's a single SQL instance that runs under the windows domain account DOMAIN\sql_user. There's two databases, ...
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Regular user can not access NFS4 mounts (permission denied)

I have nfsserver and nfsclient machines. On nfsserver: # cat /etc/exports /export gss/krb5p(rw,sync,fsid=0,no_subtree_check,crossmnt) /export/home gss/krb5p(rw,sync,no_subtree_check) On ...
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After Deny Total Control the file has gone

To make a test, I've marked "Deny Total Control" to a file to all groups, and the file disappeared. Now, how I undo this condition? I've already tried to enforce the directory permission to all ...
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Windows Server 2008 Mass Ownership Reassignment

A directory with a multitude of subdirectories at a client's office need to have ownership changed to a single Administrator account. Instead of changing the security settings for each and every ...
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Allow user to read files and folders - Windows Server 2012

Our server appears to have some weird permissions issues. Random files and folders within our web server directory do not have the permissions to allow our webuser to read files. I am not sure why ...
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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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Error creating directory: Operation not permitted, can still create files, permissions are correct

I have a directory mounted over FUSE/SSHFS. It's an Ubuntu 10.04 client connected to an Ubuntu 10.04 server. My user has write permissions for the directory in question, and has been able to create ...
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How to make Android to connect nicely with Exchange Server 2013

Androids can't connect to an Exchange Server 2013 via the ActiveSync protocol. Any other devices can work without problems. We tested the 2.x branch and 4.x branch. Even with an stock Google Nexus 4 ...
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Git prime/hub website deployment: documentroot changes save fine but permission denied for subdirectories

Following the instructions in A web-focused Git workflow I set up a prime and hub repository on my web server and then cloned the hub to my machine at home. I started testing commits and pushes with ...
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OSX 10.8.3 creating/editing files on Windows 7 share creates weird blocking account [closed]

I have a share on a Windows 7 machine that acts as a server. We have several people on Macs that need to create/modify files on this machine. When one of these people creates a file on the share ...
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Why are nginx configuration files read-only on FreeBSD?

After installing Nginx on FreeBSD 8.3 from ports, the configuration files in /usr/local/etc/nginx all have read-only permissions. Is there a reason for this? Am I not supposed to edit them? Or can I ...
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Windows Folder Permissions Script

One client has a Windows Domain with Home Folders, directed to a share using a GPO (\server\share\%username%). The share has all users full control and the sub folders need permissions only for the ...
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File permissions for multi-user process

I want to give a bunch of users (U1, U2,...,Un) on the same Linux server each a directory where they can read and write (D1, D2,..., Dn). So Ui should be able to read/write to directory Di, but Ui ...
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Create files but not modify the created file or any other file in a directory

Is it possible using Windows standard tools to create such a permission model where a user can create a file in a directory, but once the file has been created (file handle closed), the user can not ...
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How to tell rsync do not check permissions

I have two directories with same PHP application in every of them. I want to execute rsync -rvz from one, source directory to another, destination, so rsync will copy changed files only. Problem is ...
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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 Security: can user read local files with only 'Log on as a batch job'?

A Windows Scheduled Task runs as serviceAccount@domain.tld on a 2008R2 server. The server's local disk has some files that Joe Blow should not see. Joe Blow knows the serviceAccount password. As far ...
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Sharing folders with other user on Ubuntu 12.04

I have recently set up a server on Ubuntu 12.04 . I have an mail server hosted on the same server. Now, there are a number of users with email id at my domain who can ssh to my server to see the ...
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ubuntu file permissions under /

I want to make my ubuntu 12.04 server a little more secure. Actually I would like to have paranoid security as of file permissions and a usable system as well. (this is my main goal) For starters I ...