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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File Permissions - Service vs Console

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Restricting access to Share using both an AD user using a specific Computer

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Windows Server 2008 R2 SMB share, deleted files and folders lock up

We work in a mixed Mac / PC environment. Desktop operators work on Mac only, whereas our backend services are Windows based. Also some manual operations are done on Windows 7. We call our problem ...
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nginx and php-fpm - Cannot write PHP error log

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Samba Ignoring POSIX ACLs

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Setting umask for all users

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How to configure PHP CLI on linux ubuntu to run as www-data?

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How to get around OS X Lion Server SMB “safe save”?

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

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How to configure SAMBA file server to be a windows look-alike?

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file content is different when running with administrator permissions

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How to keep groups when pulling with git

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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

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lamp server permissions on development server [closed]

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Windows folder permission only to a user and deny all others of his group

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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?

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Windows Server 08 R2 file share File locking, OSX clients

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VSFTPD uploaded file permissions

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User permissions linux. (proftpd / nginx)

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How to restrict access to the files outside document root in apache?

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Software for defining rules for folder permissions and monitoring deviations

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I have two domains on my Linux Server. How to do Cross domain uploading?

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How are r— directory permissions supposed to work on Linux?

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Can't read/copy/write file Windows 7 Permission Issues

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Trying to include file from another account: permissions denied

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