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

I have a symfony2 application on my ubuntu. Symfony has a plenty of useful console commands (like php app/console cache:clear or php app/console assets:install web). The problem is If I run them as ...
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PowerShell - Find out Who has Read permissions on a Network Folder Share

In a Windows Server & Active Directory environment, where a particular network-share is shared with only certain AD users/groups. Is there a way, using PowerShell, to find out who has read ...
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Virtualmin backup files owner

this question is also posted to virtualmin forum but with no answer. https://www.virtualmin.com/node/41185 I have schedule backup every night in my server and works just fine. I want after the backup ...
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Are directories with mode `drwxrwxrwt` safe in /tmp on a *nix system?

drwxrwxrwt 2 root root 4096 Aug 20 2015 .font-unix drwxrwxrwt 2 root root 4096 Aug 20 2015 .ICE-unix -rw------- 1 root root 0 Aug 20 2015 ipt.err -rw------- 1 root ...
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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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Why can't I see the file version of files in system32 remotely?

Here's the situation: I can RDP into a computer, go to C:\Windows\System32, and check file versions to my heart's content. Such as winlogon.exe, explorer.exe, etc. If I map the drive, and try to ...
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PHP can't write to a directory

I am trying to configure our server for a client's website that we host. Their site is PHP, which I'm not terribly familiar with, so I don't know if it works in some weird way. (All our sites are in ...
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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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Samba Archive bit - Allow for group

I have a samba server with a few Network Shares, map archive is set to yes. But when i want to set the archive-bit from windows only the owner of the file is allowed to do so. The group gets a ...
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Can cgi scripts with permission 775 run under suEXEC?

We have suEXEC installed, and we also use git version control. suEXEC only allows cgi scripts to run with permission 755. Git sets file permissions on cgi scripts (and all executables) to 775. Is ...
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Amazon EC2 Windows Server 2012 cannot delete file even as Administrator

I cannot get Blender3D to run on my AWS EC2 instance. I get a message telling me that my system does not use 3D hardware acceleration. I have all my drivers installed (NVidaGRID, etc) and have ...
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IIS_IUSRS Can Access a File, but Application Pool Identity User Cannot

I am trying to understand IIS file permissions. A given file has "full control" permissions for IIS_IUSRS. But it seems all Application Pool Identity users cannot access the file. (I have noticed ...
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What is the most secure way to allow a user read access to a log file?

My application requires read access to /var/log/messages, which belongs to user and group root. What is the minimal exposure level required on /var/log/messages so my application can read it? ...
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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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How to add new text,but unable to modify old text [closed]

how do I set permission for a file on Windows such as .docx so that network user can ONLY add new text into the file.They must NOT be able to edit the old text,but the CAN add new ones. What I'm ...
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dcpromo /forceremoval as a file server

I'm working on a customers infrastructure where most of the DCs were not replicating with each other. I managed to bring up another two DC's, bring them to the domain and switch over the FSMO roles. ...
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Apache says it can't read htaccess file when accessing files under specific folder

For other folders, my .htaccess file works fine, but when I was trying to download files under files folder, I got an error saying You don't have permission to access /files/ on this server. Server ...
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group permissions on directory being ignored for user

It seems that there is a Linux user (on an Ubuntu 12.04.4 server) who is unable to access a shared directory, even though that user belongs to the group which owns the directory. Here is an example ...
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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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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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Windows Server User Share Permissions

I've been attempting to setup the following on my new Windows Server AD setup: G:\Shares\_users (\\HS-W01\_users) = Listable by Domain Users, modifiable by Domain Admins. G:\Shares\_users\%username% ...
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lighttpd can't access same files and apache can't

I having a issue with lighttpd, It can't access any of my files in ../media/* but apache can. It's the very same files it have been running for a very long time, until for 4 -> 6 hours ago, where it ...
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linux file permission got a ending . dot and webserver denied access

I have got a issue that I never have seen before. A lot of my files and folders have changed file permission to a persiion ending whit a dot filesystem is /dev/md3 /var ext4 defaults -...
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File permissions issue on OS X El Capitan and SMB share

Since we upgraded to OSX El Capitan we experienced some strange file permissions errors with our SMB server. We have a ubuntu server machine hosting our working files over a SMB shared folder to each ...
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Why are group permissions different when using mkdir and mkdir -p?

I'm trying to make new files and directories within a directory always have the same permissions and group. I've done this: cd / sudo mkdir apps sudo chown deploy:www-data apps sudo chmod g+s apps ...
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work folders access denied

I set up work folders in my organization and that was fine until last week. now I have some issue. One of my clients' works fine but mine and the others' can't access to work folders. I have admin ...
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CentOs 7 Nginx (13: Permission denied) while loading font file from css

I have an nginx webserver with bootstrap js framework. I am trying to get the css to be able to load the font files. Although i get error 403 when the browser is trying to access the font files. I ...
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Set default file permission separately from directory permission with ACL on Ubuntu

This works perfectly for setting default permissions: setfacl -R -d -m g::rwx -m o::rx /var/www/html Unfortunately, it sets default permissions on both dir's and files. How do I set dir and file ...
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How to Grant Apache Access to Directory

I am currently getting a locally hosted website up and running, but have encountered problems in accessing it from the host computer and other computers, as well. I have already created exceptions in ...
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Create two users with different privileges for the same folder

I've the following scenario: I need to create two users that will access in FTP the same folder with different privileges by using vsftpd. What do you recommend me? Is it a good idea to create ...
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Can a folder on Linux be belonged to multiple users?

I have one folder on Ubuntu that can be read and written by user A and can be only read by user B. The solution I came up with is the following: create a group which have read permission on this ...
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File permissions are being changed after gunzip of .gz file; how do I prevent that?

I have an NFS4 filesystem that has AD based authentication setup and ACLS to match. I am controlling access to the machines that mount the filesystem so the ACLs are very basic. One prevents users ...
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Forcing 644 Permissions on Files with ProFTPd

We have an Ubuntu 12.04 server set up with ProFTPd for users to upload files. Each user has their own account and are jailed to their directory. Normally, everything works fine, they get 644 ...
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Should /usr/local/bin be owned by root?

Package manager Homebrew (I'm on OS X, but I'm curious about Unix-based security in general, as it pertains to directory permissions) set the owner of /usr/local/bin to my user (it's root by default, ...
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PHP can't save sessions due to permission error

I know that this question must have been asked (and answered) before, but I can't find a solution for my problem in any of those questions. It's a bit odd... The problem is that my PHP scripts (and my ...
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ftp user to var/www on ubuntu with correct permissions

I have the following config on my Ubuntu 12 server: 1 - vsftpd installed and configured with the config file settings: listen=YES anonymous_enable=NO local_enable=YES write_enable=YES ...
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Windows Server 2012R2 access denied when changing files [closed]

I have been running Windows 2012r2 in testing for a while. One of the things keeping the OS from going into production is "Access Denied" message when changing config settings in either Program Files ...
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vsftp “Access is denied” when writing as an authenticated user

I have set up vsftpd for private FTP. Only authenticated users in the ftp group can login. Also, every user is chrooted to its home directory (/home/username) chroot_local_user=YES I can log in, ...
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Secondary DNS causing problems after AD is shut off

I have two Hyper-V Servers running on a Physical Server namely WideOff-SRV-01 (IP Address 192.168.1.5). The virtual machines are WideOff-AD-01 (192.168.1.9, which is Domain Controller), and WideOff-...
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Can't execute installer from Shared Folders on non-domain Windows Server 2012

On a non-domain Windows Server 2012 x64 vm, I have a shared folder with an installer. Whenever I try to run this installer from any workstation, the workstation's account on the server is locked. I ...
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Add Apache_Run_User to VirtualHost

Right now on an Ubuntu 14.04 server, WordPress (and Apache2) creates folders with www-data:www-data owner:group. The goal is to have Apache create files with different owners depending on which site ...
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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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openldap home directory permissions for different users

we are testing openldap server for a new domain in our company. How can we implement users with different permissions on home directory. we want some users to have full access to save data on desktop ...
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NFS mount in Windows - can't copy files with 600 permissions

I have a Netapp with some NFS exports for VMware storage. I want to mount the snapshots on a Windows 2012 R2 server in order to copy all of the virtual machine files to tape. I can mount the share ...
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IIS Windows authentcation Unathorized due to directory permissions

I have an ASP.NET MVC 5 application running on IIS 8.0. Application pool is running under domain user, f.i. IISPoolUser. Anonymous authentication uses this identity as well. I gave full control ...
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Why can't Win7 user move files, instead it just copies them on Samba share?

I'm running a CentOS server with Samba. Connected on the LAN is one Windows 7 PC and the rest are Macs and Linux. The Macs don't have this problem, but on the Windows PC when a user attempts to move a ...
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UBUNTU: ftp-server cannot change directory when user logs in

I have set up a FTP-server (vsftpd) for only one client user (ftuser). This user should have access to the folder /srv/webroot/user. The folder /srv and all subfolders are owned by me. I am not in the ...
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IIS7 setting user permissions for network drive directory

I have IIS7 server (where i running some PHP) on network drive (drive 1), when im trying acces another network drive (drive 2), where are need to acces PDF files with pdftotext.exe. On drive 1 i also ...
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Samba Ignoring POSIX ACLs

I have an Ubuntu 10.04.4 LTS server running Samba, and joined to our Active Directory domain using PBIS (formerly likewise-open.) Samba is configured to do authentication using AD users/groups, and ...