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Least, secure and enough permissions for public_html and folders and files under public_html using SuPHP for shared hosting environment

I have a server with SuPHP and DirectAdmin. Many (but not ALL) of my users are running Joomla and Wordpress. Will it make a problem if I chmod public_html and sub-folders to 700? Will they NEED more ...
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vSphere 5.0 - Custom folders on / are erased on reboot

I'v uploaded a folder named scripts with some scripts in the root of my vSphere 5.0 server like this: /scripts When I reboot the server, this folder is not there anymore. Its like if vSphere ...
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How to give ownership to root without being root ? (needed for Apache)

I've got a PHP script that creates a folder on my server. This folder is supposed to be accessed via Apache, and users can view it online. Now if I create this folder while being root, everything ...
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Windows Folder Permission

May i check for the below folder rights, is the user able to read files inside of the folder?
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Can I make windows treat Shortcuts to Folders the same it would a Folder?

I'm moving some folders to an external storage drive and replacing them with a Shortcut, however the shortcut is listed in with the Files, not the Folders. It also doesn't show up in the folder Tree ...
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List of Different Directory Sizes

I have a list of folders on my network in a .txt, which are stored in different locations throughout the network. Looking for a tool or script to pull the size of those folders and output them to a ...
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Cannot delete folder with rm -rf. Error: device or resource busy

I'm trying to delete /var/www/html but I'm getting this error: rm: cannot remove `html': Device or resource busy
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Copy a folder and all contents using group policy preferences?

I have used Group Policy Preferences to copy files to client computers many times. I can't figure out if it is possible to copy a single folder (including contents) to a client computer. Am I just ...
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How to enumerate shared folders with ACLs?

Does anybody know how to get the list of locally shared folders with ACLs and export the list to a file?
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How to authorize user for a subfolder

Using Windows Server 2003, I would like to give a user full access to a subfolder. Let´s say I have folder A with subfolders B1 and B2. I observed that when granting authorization to B1, the user ...
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Is it possible to redirect to another geographically separate server based on folder-name in URL?

What I'm looking for is to direct visitors to geographically separate servers based on their choice of language. Our URLs are structured like mydomain.com/en and mydomain.com/th (Thai). As on now ...
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Set security on pattern of sub folders (Server 2003)

I have a folder structure similar to the one shown below these paragraphs. How do I change security on every 'Photos' folder without clicking through each individually in Windows Explorer? There are ...
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Full Permissions on Shared Folders for Local Administrators

I am not sure if this is normal or not, however it seems network shares on our domain are given full access to users that are admins on their local machine if the server\Administrators security ...
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Add users to a server folder

I use Windows Server 2003 R2. I am logged in as user Administrator. I want to give myself permission to add a user for a certain folder. I granted myself all possible permissions for the parent folder ...
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linux: share directory between different users

i need to have this directory, which is created under FTP User1: /home/User1/public_html/jobs_html readable by a different FTP user, call them User2 ... ie, when logged in thru SSH under User2, ...
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How to map a folder to memory?

Is there a way to map a particular folder to memory? Say I have C:\somePath and I want that folder to be in memory at all times and maybe changes are dumped to HDD asynchronously without my notice. So ...
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Is there a Folder/File Syncronization Tool that can generate a synchronization script

I am looking for a tool that can synchronize folders by generating a script that can then be run from a command line, and the script generated does not require the tool to be installed to work. ...
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VirtualHost for subfolder only in Apache

I have an Apache2 server. Most of my sites use PHP. One uses Ruby on Rails. So I want passenger in one subfolder. How can I tell Apache to make a virtual host in just one subfolder for passenger? ...
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What is the best way to share a folder over the Internet using OSX 10.6 Server?

I have a new OSX Snow Leopard server and would like to be able to have other Macs mount drives from this server over the Internet. FTP is not good enough for sharing files because we want the files to ...
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Real time Sync between two folders on different servers

What is the best way to sync two folders completely in real time over two servers (Ubuntu) in same network? Do you think syncing folders is a better idea than having a shared folder? If a shared ...
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How to protect a local NTFS folder so only it's owner can access (i.e. not a local / domain admin)

What i'd like to do is to set up such folder permissions so the folder can be accessed only by a user who created it (or one, who knows his password). Is it possible? Is it secure? I tried to set ...
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Can someone explain a bit about Unix folder permissions and safety?

Why would I change folder permissions to 755 or 777 for example? I read that it means read write and execute but what I want to know, can anyone steal php codes depending on these permissions? Thank ...
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creating folder with date range linux shell or C

Hi i need to create a series of folder with a range of date for exmaple createdir 2010-02-02 2010-02-05 will create : 20100202/ 20100203/ 20100204/ 20100205/ What the best way to do this ...
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How do I restrict the Open/Save dialog in Windows to one folder?

I spend a significant amount of time helping non-techies use their PC's. I realized most of that time is spent trying to explain to them how the Windows folder hierarchy works, where the "open file" ...
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Rename folder using wildcard windows

I've got a piece of software that includes its own backup utility, but it generates folder names with the current date and time appended. I'd like to write batch script that will remove the date/time ...
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AWS:EC2:: Why my web folder is called “html”?

P.S Q stands for Question. My environment is: Amazon linux 64 bit (Q1. i dont if its ubuntu or red-hat, is there any way to check?) And I need to run php and mysql, thus I installed httpd (Q2. is ...
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mount and sync non english folder & file names

I'm trying to rsync a folder who's name contains non-english characters it breaks the whole rsync, how can I copy a folder even if they don't have english characters in it?
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revert chmod 777 / -R

while executing a command i made a mistake and executed (ubuntu 10) sudo chmod 777 / -R # okay you may laugh now all my filesystem has 777 permitions , obviously i dont know which ...
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Windows 2008 folder has lost all permissions, can't be deleted, edited or permissions changed

I was testing a batch file that used the following dos command rmdir test2 /s /q, this command failed part way through and now I seem to have folders that have no permissions. For example, in the ...
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Active Directory Folder Effective Permissions of all users

I know that is easy to get the effective permissions of one group or user over a folder, but I want to know if it is possible to get the effective permissions for all users on my shared folder. There ...
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how to restore a mysql dump FOLDER

After having a vps crash, I asked my hosting to give me the dumped file of my drupal database. It is a folder filled with of *.frm *.MYD files of the database tables. I used to restore mydb.sql files ...
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Windows Server - share files without access for administrator

We have a MS Windows Server 2008 R8 based server that is administrated by our IT department. We would like to achieve two things simultaneously: A folder on the server, containing several thousand ...
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Folder shared over internet by multiple users

We would like to setup a folder on a server where we would keep our documents. This folder would be mapped to windows like a network drive where users can copy/paste documents. Thing is, this folder ...
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Nginx html folder

The files in the folder "/usr/share/nginx/html" belongs to the user "nginx" (or root ?), the primary user "2x2p1p" can't modify these files, then the best thing to do is: 1 - Change the user and the ...
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Shared folder between two Web Servers

I'm running two webservers in a single host. One of them is a Tomcat running in a reverse proxy configuration. The front webserver is a nginx that proxies request to the Tomcat. So far, is working ...
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Automatic folder backup from XP to Windows Server 2003

My HR/Finance manager stores important files & records in her Win XP desktop PC and she rarely copies all her files into our file server that runs on Windows Server 2003 (the last time she did it ...
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How to mount a shared folder in Windows Server 2008?

How do you you mount a shared folder in Windows Server 2008. I took these steps to create it: Right click in Domain Controller window -> New -> Shared Folder. The UNC name (path) was ...
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SQL Server Orthography

I notice that most of the Microsoft SQL Server installations have a 'Binn' folder, e.g. \Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\80\Tools\Binn This has always bugged me. Is this merely a misspelled ...
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Problems with windows user account permissions

Inherited the maintenance of an existing ASP.net (C#) web based system. It is running on Windows Server 2003 with IIS 6. PDF files are generated via a background process - Omniformat. It runs as a ...
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Folder deleted on network share

We have a strange problem in our company. Sometimes it happens that a folder it's been deleted from our NAS. It's happened 2 times this month, 1 st time samba logs identified client_A, the second one ...
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Migrating a NAS while keeping the files and their rights intact?

Right, what we wish (or need) to do is to migrate a NAS from a old machine to a new one. problem is, we wish to keep the folder hierarchie intact, and all the settings and shares. Now I vaguely ...
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How to restrict deletion of a folder on NTFS share, but still allow modify access within folder

I am setting up a set of scan folders from a scanning copier device, and would like to know the best way to protect the folders (for each department) from moving or deletion, but yet still allow ...
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Changed Folder Redirection on Server 2008 R2, I didn't see anything change

I need some help guys. I've just modified the Folder Redirection Policy on my server at work so the hiarcy resembles windows 7's user folder structure rather than XP. I did this to the book so I know ...
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Problem in accessing Windows shared folder on Ubuntu using terminal

Description I have 2 systems with me, one running on Windows(Host) and one on Ubuntu, both on a LAN. On the Windows(Host) I develop software intended for the Linux system and because the Linux system ...
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How to configure custom error page in Plesk 9.3 for non existing folder?

I'm trying to configure Plesk in order to show website visitors a custom error html. The current hosted site is an ASP.NET site. This site shows its custom errors on error403.aspx and error404.aspx ...
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Plesk Folder Structure Doesn't Allow Creating Folders

i use kohana framework which have 3 folders applications, system and public. I uploaded public folder to httpdocs but applications and system folders should be away from httpdocs. I should upload ...
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Delete a directory with pipe (|) in its name?

Without booting to Linux, how do you delete a directory that was created in Linux on an NTFS partition that contains a pipe in the file name? For example: ...
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User unable to delete folder / files “File in use by another user” Server 2003

I am administering a standalone Windows 2003 Terminal Server with no domain membership. Occasionally (about once a week or so) a user will attempt to delete a sub-folder in a Shared folder and gets ...
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Windows 7 Folder Redirection (GPO)

I have been fighting this issue for a day or two now, so I am looking for some insight. I am taking over admin duties in a domain of 800 users, and the previous admins really did not employ much of ...
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Mount Remote CIFS/SMB Share as a Folder not a Drive Letter

Is there any way to mount a remote CIFS/SMB/SAMBA share as a folder/directory and not as a drive letter. For example, I want this map: \\Server\ShareName -> C:\Folder\ShareName Instead of the usual ...