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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Default permission for newly-created files/folders using ACLs not respected by commands like “unzip”

I am having trouble with setting up a system for multiple users accessing the same set of files. I've read tuts and docs around and played with ACLs but haven't succeeded yet. MY SCENARIO: Have ...
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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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file content is different when running with administrator permissions

I'm having weird situation where i "see" diffrent versions of the same file when running program as administrator and when running it as non-privileged user. The file is sqlite's db3 file which ...
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How to keep groups when pulling with git

I have a staging site that is a working directory of a git repository. How to set up git to let a developer pull out a branch or release without changing the group of the modified files? An example. ...
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Change file and folder permissions without remote desktop

Currently, if I want to change permissions, I have to log in via remote desktop and do it from Windows Explorer, but I'm searching for simpler ways. (for example, a web based file manager) Do you ...
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All my files uploaded have unusable permissions

I've just moved to a new server and have come across some strange permissions issues. Every file I upload has permissions of 600, owned by the user account and is also in the same group. With this ...
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lamp server permissions on development server [closed]

I run a LAMP server on a ubuntu laptop I use only for development. I am not greatly concerned with security, since the server is never accessible outside the local network, and it's turned off when ...
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Should backups be owned by root:backup?

I have a central backup server running Debian which holds backups of various other hosts in the network, stored in a structure like /media/backup/imap /media/backup/wiki With imap and wiki being ...
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Windows folder permission only to a user and deny all others of his group

I need to give a folder access only to a single admin user, however this folder is inside a share readable to all admins. How to setup windows permission to give read/write to a single admin user and ...
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What is the most efficent way to grant a user ready-only permisson to all folders and files on a file server?

We currently operate about four file servers, all running Windows Server 2008 R2. Until now, we have used the Windows internal file search (aka “Indexing options”) and this worked OK and found all ...
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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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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 ...
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VSFTPD uploaded file permissions

Let me first say that there are loads of topics regarding this, and I am sure i have seen them all by now. Still non of the solutions seem to help. I installed vsftpd. created a user ftp-data. Now I ...
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Windows 2008 R2 not all folders showing in user home folder after migration

During our migration process from SBS2003 to Windows Server 2008 R2, I copied the user home directories across to their new location on the Windows 2008 R2 server. I have a specific problem with one ...
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User permissions linux. (proftpd / nginx)

I've been having a complete nightmare trying to configure proftpd. I've got proftp server working with an sql database. However I want to have any files uploaded able to viewed by the webserver ...
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How to restrict access to the files outside document root in apache?

I have virtual hosts in /var/www/site1 and /var/www/site2 folders. I want to restrict access to the files outside document root in apache virtual host, i.e. site1 could not access files of site2. ...
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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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I have two domains on my Linux Server. How to do Cross domain uploading?

I have two domains DomainA.com , DomainB.com on my Linux Server , each with separate space. I am using PHP and MySQL for both my websites. I have a page on DomainA.com from where users upload files. ...
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Should I use suPHP or DSO (mod_PHP) when php scripts need to manipulate files?

I recently asked a question on StackOverflow and I'm going to re-ask it here as a different question and with some changes and additional information. I have a bunch of php scripts that need the ...
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How are r— directory permissions supposed to work on Linux?

I have created directory a created has these permissions - the other user has drwxr--r-- 5 user user 4096 2012-09-15 19:30 sites When do an ls -l on the directory as another user ls -l ...
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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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Can't read/copy/write file Windows 7 Permission Issues

I have absolutely no idea how this happened but one of my VM Workstation Machines all of a sudden cannot read the VM virtual disk files. Somehow it seems that all permissions on this drive have ...
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Permissions won't cascade more than 1 level

Running Windows Small Business Server 2011 I have a file structure with a lot of sub folders (sometimes 5-6 levels deep). I have created access groups to grant access to my users, and also deny ...
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Trying to include file from another account: permissions denied

I have a dedicated server running php with dso handler, I am including a global config.php from one account into all the other accounts. This works fine on apache when opening the sites via browser. ...
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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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wget starts downloading then stops “cannot write to”

I'm using wget to mirror some files across from one server to another. I'm using the following command: wget -x -N -i http://domain.com/filelist.txt -x = Because I want to keep the directory ...
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Robocopy and permissions

I have this issue, I am trying to copy home directory from one server to another using robocopy. Now, my issue is, would robocopy be able to bring over all the permissions as well? Here is the ...
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Why can't a user in my group write to this file?

I have a file on server that can be written by a group. The group is called "deploy" and the user is "mima." I have verified "mima" is in "deploy" with: $ id mima uid=1001(mima) gid=1002(mima) ...
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PHP unlink() deleting file user has no permission to

A bit of a long shot here but thought I'd see if anyone had a fix for this: I am having an issue whereby the PHP function unlink() is being able to successfully delete a file even though explicit ...
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how setup automatically permission for the maillog file on redhat

like in the title, I would like to know which file I've to modify to setup the permission on the maillog file as 0644. I know that is a bad practice but I need it otherwise my script fail everytime. ...
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Linux / CentOS - Need to set R/W only permissions for future directories

I have very little background in Linux of any type, so I'm completely firing off the hip to begin with. I have been asked by the boss to set up an FTP server based on CentOS. So far, things have ...
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similar files has the same permission & owner but some of them give forbidden error

I moved a file from another server to my server. in directory listing Apache doesn't show it and I cant download it from browser (forbidden) but I created a new file and chmod + chown both of them to ...
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Proper linux permissions for images that are uploaded to allow deletion and re-uploading

What permissions should I set, and how, to allow apache to overwrite uploaded images, deleting them and re-uploading them, as well as allowing the permissions on the underlying folders to be passed to ...
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File permissions: parent folder has 100% control of all children, children can't do anything

Here's my current structure: script.py apps/ |-generated-folder-1/ |- [files] |- generated-folder-2/ |- [files] |- generated-folder-3/ |- [files] How do I set up permissions so that script.py ...
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Allow user to change permissions on a folder, but not remove/change Domain Admins access?

We're a small college, and I have one file share for an athletics team that I want to turn over to the coach. We don't track or have a group for athletic team members in Active Directory, and the ...
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Is it possible to grant rename permissions, but not delete, in NTFS?

We have a folder for employees to scan contracts to. After scanning, they're supposed to rename them according to our conventions so they can be processed further. In response to a recent incident, ...
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(Server 2008) Changing file permissions of a folder after moving it from another user

I've recently started using a GPO to force users 'My Directory' folder to forward to c:\home on the server. This is working fine so far. The issue I'm running into is that since nothing like this ...
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Windows 2008 Share Perimssions and NTFS Write Attributes Permission

It appears that there has been a subtle change in the way that share and NTFS permissions interact in Windows 2008 R2. In our application, we need to set the Write Attributes permission on in order to ...
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Apache Server Joomla files in /var/www/

All right... I have my server set up and I have 4 Joomla! sites residing in /var/www/. Each site directory and the files underneath it are all root:www-pub according to this post: What's the best ...
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Apache Server files in /var/www/

All right... I have my server set up and I have 4 sites residing in /var/www/. Each site directory and the files underneath it are all root:www-pub according to this post: What's the best way of ...
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Data loss through permissions change?

I seem to have deleted some files on my media drive, simply by changing the permissions. The Story I have many operating systems installed on my computer, and constantly switch between them. I ...
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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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group permission not working

I'm installing gitlab at my server but I got a permission problem: I have two users, 'git' and 'gitlab', both are part of group 'git', the home dir of 'git' has the drwxr----- permissions. Therefore ...
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Copy file permissions from one directory to another

Over the weekend I copied our company data from one hard drive to another larger one. I thought permission would have copied across but they haven't. What is the best (and quickest) way to copy the ...
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Symbolic link to mysql database

I had to make a symbolic link on one of databases to another location on MySQL (Debian 6.0). So /var/lib/mysql/dbname points to /home/user/dbname, but MySQL gives MySQL error: 1017 (Can't find file: ...
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chmod -R 777 /. - RHEL 5.5

A shell script testing went bad and it issued chmod -R 777 /. to the system, instead of chmod -R 777 ./ and as expected it wiped the critical meta data. We have turned off the system and it ...
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Is it Secure to Grant Apache User Ownership of Directories & Files for Wordpress

I'm currently setting up WordPress on an Ubuntu server 12 everything runs fine but there is an issue when it comes to automatically updating and uploading media via WP as Apache "www-data" user does ...
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Default permissions for courier imap folders

I'm using courier imap. When a mail client creates a new folder, it's created on the filesystem with 640 permission. I need it to be writable by the group, or 660. I currently have ...
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Key-Based SSH Permission denied (publickey) Ubuntu 12-04

I have configured sshd to accept key-based ssh logins with LogLevel on DEBUG, and uploaded my public key to ~/.ssh.authorized_keys, where permissions are set as: 700 ~/.ssh 600 ~/.ssh/authorized_keys ...
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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 ...