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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Change WIndows File Permission With Total Size Around 1 TB

Now I am working in company that had file server. When I see the permission of file sharing I almost got hearth attack because in root directory "Everyone" had full permission and will inherited by ...
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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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Correct way to setup linux company share folder with usable permissions

I've just started working for a small company that has a globally shared folder run from an Ubuntu file server (Raid 5, etc) shared by Samba. The workstations (Centos) are all fstab setup to mount ...
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How to set the minimum acl permissions for an user who is included in two or more user groups with different permissions in linux?

Say, I have two groups G1 and G2 with user1 as member to both. G1 has rwx permission on a file file1 and G2 has only read permission on the same file. Setting G2 as the primary group for user1 does ...
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MySQL (local) owner and permissions

I recently successfully installed the 64 bit version of mysql-5.5.8 on a MacBook Pro in the /usr/local directory. To address a completely unrelated software (RVM actually) , I chown-ed my /usr/local ...
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Symlinked files in shares not showing for clients

I have a bunch of shares that contains symlinks to files and folders. But the files don't show up when viewed by clients. Let's assume I have Ubuntu set up as a Samba Domain Controller and I add a ...
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How can I set up a filesystem directory to *always* be group writable?

I have a Linux file server with some shared directories. These directories are sometimes accessed over SFTP, and sometimes by users with shells. Regardless of how these directories are accessed, I ...
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How to edit permissions on a domain's shared folder for an outside of the domain user?

From my PC which is outside the domain with a non-domain account, I have access to a server's(DC-w2k3) shared folder. Inside that folder I have made a personal subfolder which I want to access from ...
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Chmod of php file 444 but it is still writable [closed]

I have Centos 6 with php 5.4. I have some files with chmod 444 and directories with Chmod 505. But both are still writable and i am also able to delete these files and folders. I searched over Google ...
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Nginx Not Respecting File Permissions

I'm trying to apply permissions of 600 to certain files on my web server, but they are still accessible to the world (I can access them by navigating to direct link in browser e.g. ...
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Set primary group of file or directory on Samba share from Windows

Short version: I have such situation on a Samba share: $ ls -lha total 12K drwxr-xr-x 3 hka Domain Users 4.0K Jan 11 17:07 . drwxrwxrwt 19 root root 4.0K Jan 11 17:06 .. drwxr-xr-x 2 hka ...
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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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What is the most suitable path on Windows workstations to store admin scripts? [closed]

We have a need for a GPO to store admin scripts locally on Windows workstations (7 and above), and I was wondering if Microsoft has any recommendations or if you have any experience or thoughts on ...
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How to secure a website with Apache ModRuid2 enabled

On webservers that I have built and administer, I am able to use group permissions and ACLs to decide what access can be given to Apache. This works quite well as I can have a small number of ...
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How to change default permission for uploaded files in apache with mounted webroot?

I have an ubuntu server 11.10 with apache 2.2.20, php 5.3.6 and an installation of Joomla cms. I have used an extra hard disk as my web server storage and mounted it into /data/www/ (I hope it's not ...
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No file access permissions after restore database

I have a strange phenomon. When I restore a SQL-Server 2012 database to a folder on my D-Drive, it gets restored just fine. I can access the database and basically it works fine. But when I check the ...
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Broken ACLs when “zfs send”ing a snapshot from a Linux machine to Solaris

I'm running ZFS on a Ubuntu machine that hosts our home directories. The pool has the following ACL setting: # zfs get all homes | grep acl homes aclinherit restricted default ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 - Make owner of created files BUILTIN\Administrators

I am encountering some difficulty with makeing the owner of files created in a particular directory to be the Built In Administrators group, rather than the actual user that created it. This seems to ...
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Wrong permission when accessing ZFS snapshot over NFS (Solaris server, Ubuntu client)

TL;DR: I don't understand why I can access one file but not an other (in the same directory), although they appear to have identical permissions. I have an NFS server running Solaris 10 10/08 and a ...
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Cannot read/write FTP directory vsftpd on centos 6.0 (empty folder)

I have Centos 6.0 and installed vsftp with YUM, I added a user with Webmin panel, set its home dir to "/var/www/html" and its shell to "/bin/sh", user id is 500, user group is same as name: ...
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Changing file permissions and adding owner from CMD

I am unable to change permissions of certain files in a directory even though I have logged into a server using an Administrator account. Is there a way to force the permissions of these files via ...
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Nginx doesn't have permission to access files with the same ownership

i've just installed nginx on an Archlinux box and encounter this problem: Nginx is configured to run as "nginx", a new user/group that I added, in /etc/nginx/nginx.conf: user nginx nginx; For ...
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How to work on local VM Load Balanced Web Sites

So, I've got my LB all set squared away and running well (all ubuntu servers, sitting on a ubuntu host machine). Everything works... syncing files, loading the sites, backups, etc... They are a ...
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Creating Daemons in Linux… how should the file permissions be?

I am setting up a few PHP Gearman Daemons running on PEAR System_Daemon. I need them to be able to write to the following locations... /var/run/{APPNAME}.pid /etc/init.d/{APPNAME} ...
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Linux NFS client has unlimited access to shared files from Solaris server

I am sharing files with NFS from a Solaris 2.6 server to a Linux Red Hat EL 4 client and also to other solaris 2.6 clients. On the solaris clients, write access is correctly controlled by file ...
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Unmask permissions on Linux RHEL (AWS EC2)?

I've installed a AWS Linux EC2 instance. I have multiple users who should be able to edit each others files, including new ones that are uploaded. The Linux default is RHEL. I understand that I can ...
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Unable to get permissions even after changing permissions on a mounted directory in ubuntu 14.01

This is an ext4 fs and I am unable to gain permissions over the directory with the postgres user: mud@mud-i7-32gb:~$ sudo mount /dev/sdc1 /media/mud/ssd128 mud@mud-i7-32gb:~$ ls -l ...
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How can I serve a binary file with executable permission via nginx?

I'm serving a Go binary located in /var/www/bin/binary: location ~ (binary) { root /var/www/bin; } However, when I download it with wget http://example.com/binary, I can't run it right away, ...
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php file permission 600 gives me a blank page in localhost

When I set the file permission to 644 for php files, it works. But if I give them 600 then they give me blank pages. And it happens only in localhost, in remote host 600 file permission for php files ...
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Staging Server file permisssion

I have a staging server that I use primarily for wordpress sites but there is also couple of non wordpress sites. I need to be able to update and install new plugins to these sites and also change ...
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Server 2012 R2. Add permissions to all folders and subfolders when inheritence is disabled

I need to add full permissions for a specific group of users to all folders/files and subfolders on our file server without changing other permissions. Few years ago someone removed "Administrators" ...
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My event log has corrupted DACL 'Write Attributes' in 4656 file audit events

I have been scripting a procedure in powershell to pull security event logs from my windows 2012r2 server. Investigating a bug in my procedure to parse the event into xml I discovered a very strange ...
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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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openssh sftp server file permissions not being set by umask (but folder perms are)

I am running the openssh sftp server like so: Subsystem sftp /usr/libexec/openssh/sftp-server -u 002 And the folders I upload via sftp get these permissions: drwxrwxr-x 12 developer staff ...
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how can I mount a windows share with rw access?

The question is in the title. Here is what I tried but the folder is read only. sudo mount -t cifs -o username=maazza,domain=MYDOMAIN //192.168.123.2/company-files /mnt/test I am on debian jessie. ...
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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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Read permission denied to user with ACL group permission to read

Introduction A common scenario for a web application that it has two general folders. One filled with code which is executed by the application server, for example uwsgi, and one with static content ...
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Windows server 2003: Make parent folder non-deletable or renameable?

Windows Server 2003 machine. All users are administrators. I have a folder c:\projects. I'd like to make the folder non-deletable and non-renameable (even to administrators). However, ...
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Grep is not working without having read permissions [closed]

I am in a folder where I do not have read permission in contents. ls -l List all files sucessfully. I want to count files that have some attributes in their name with: ls -l | grep ...
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Permissions for rsync process to access files it doesn't own withtout running it as root

I want to use rsync to take automated backups from a remote webserver over ssh. The webserver is configured with suphp, so different sites have files with different users and groups. Unfortunately a ...
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user and file permission issues while installing mariadb on ubuntu

I was following the installation instructions of mariadb: shell> groupadd mysql shell> useradd -g mysql mysql shell> cd /usr/local shell> gunzip < /path/to/mysql-VERSION-OS.tar.gz | ...
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htaccess protection of directory does not work any longer?

unfortunately the protection of my wp-login.php does not work any longer: <Files wp-login.php> AuthName "Forbidden access" Require ip 1xx.xxx.xx.x/24 </Files> This is apache's ...
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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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the actual link permissions aren't used for anything - What about Ownership?

After months of intermittent attempts to discover what was causing these Forbidden errors I've discovered evidence that strongly suggests Apache2 uses the actual link's ownership and group. I have a ...
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Python uWSGI logs have no read permissions

I am running a Python Flask server on uWSGI over an EC2 Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. The server is configured as follows: [uwsgi] http-socket = :9000 plugin = python wsgi-file = /path/to_wsgi.py ...
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What are the correct Linux permissions inside chroot jail with userspec

I am trying to setup a chroot jail, then I did: which binary ldd /bin/binary Then I did: cp /lib64/{libs} $jail/lib64 cp /usr/lib64/{libs} $jail/usr/lib64 PS: During this setup, I discovered ...
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New server block returns a 403 error [duplicate]

I recently switched my CentOS 7 machine from Apache to nginx, and I am running into some issues getting my machine properly functioning. I recently installed a new server block into the system with ...
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Member of the nginx group but unable to edit files in the web root

I recently switched the web server on my CentOS 7 machine from Apache to nginx. Originally, I had added my user account to the apache group and then did a recursive chown to make all files in the ...
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File permissions kicking my butt

I am trying to setup a Minecraft server, and I decided to run the server on a limited user, who only has access to the Minecraft server directory. I couldn't get the user to have permission, even ...
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Not able to access a folder with read and write permission for group

I can't access a directory that has both r permissions for the group my current user belongs to, in the others column, it has rw- [ec2-user@host]$ ls -la drwxrw-rw- 8 apache apache 4096 Nov 4 ...