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Windows File Permissions don't apply to existing files

We rolled out this new Windows 8.1 machine on the domain recently, other desktops are still using XP. One of the software we install is the Oracle Client, it's installed manually on the machine using ...
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How to access data in different userhomes from a single non-root user

I have Owncloud on my server running, and it saves uploaded files unter /home/uid/files. But Apache is running as a non-root user, and it can't access(write) the files under /home/uid/files. What is ...
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How do I hide a directory of text files on IIS?

I have a directory of text files on IIS. I would like this directory to be hidden. I have set the web.config as follow: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8" ?> <configuration> ...
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What are the ramifications of UNIX files and directories where owner doesn't have group rights to the file?

I've a group of users, all of which are in a single group. Then I have a Java daemon that is a member of a seperate group. I want both the users and the daemon to have access to the same set of ...
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why do files need to be world readable for Apache to server them.

why do files need to be world readable for Apache to server them? I would think that if they are owned buy the Apache user or group. And the files are readable and executable that would allow Apache ...
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CGI file executes only on local machine, not online

I've got a CGI script written in python (starts with #!/usr/bin/env python) that executes fine on the server. I type in /home/company/server/root/adam/code.cgi and it outputs the right output. I go to ...
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SUDO permissions, file copy/chmod question?

So, I'm logged in as sudo, and seeing this... why? $ cd /var/www/drupal-6.19/sites/default $ ls default.settings.php $ sudo -v [sudo] password for sudo_username: $ cp default.settings.php ...
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PHP script gives “failed to open stream: Permission denied” unless permissions allow public write

I have a php script in a directory called /manager. In it, I open and write to a file in the directory above /manager. However, if the permissions are set to allow owner write, I get "failed to open ...
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Duplicate Linux file user, group and permissions attribute

How can I copy all the files attributes of file B, into file A in command line ? (A & B are differents) ex: A user user 666, B root root 770 result --> A root root 770 thanks
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Linux file inaccessible and has “?” permission

I have a file that has some strange permissions on it: [root@host var]# ls -la total 248 ...
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Linux : Losing group ownership of files

I have a project with a number of files that I created in Linux. And I needed to give another user write permission on them. So I created a "dev" group of which he and I are members and changed the ...