A group designates a set of users with given common characteristics, to which are granted similar or identical security rights.

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Group Policy WMI Filter query

I'm putting in place a policy to install AV software but only want it to apply when the computer has no AV software installed, I know WMI can be used for this but don't have a clue how it can be done. ...
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Wrong owner/group with SSHFS

I mounted a remote with SSHFS and everything works as expected, except the owner/group information. No matter what file's owner/group I check, it's always root:root. I'm mounting the remote like this ...
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Office365 - cannot email DynamicDistributionGroup

I created a dynamic distribution group in O365 using PowerShell and PSSession. I can see my group, and see users that are member of this group. but when I email my group, I received an error. If I ...
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Installing Lync 2013 Standard silently

I am trying to find a good way to deploy Lync 2013 standard & basic clients silently on computers with Windows 7 / Office 2010 & ahve a few roadblocks. 1) I am successful installing the ...
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apache restrict directory based on unix group

I have an apache server hosting a website with three main directories. Currently two of the directories are restricted to a subset of users with a group file. But for the third directory, I need to ...
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Powershell - query non-standard group members in an OU?

I am looking to create a script which will only show users in an OU who are members of "non-standard" groups. For example, all users in the "Accounting" OU will be members of at least one group with ...
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Zentyal: “incorrect password” on login

I've installed Zentyal 3.3 on my virtual Ubuntu server (12.04.4 LTS (GNU/Linux 3.2.0-23-generic x86_64)) as package. But when I try to login, Zentyal throws "Incorrect password". I've added my user to ...
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Windows 7 / 2008 connect to VPN at login with Group Policy

I am trying to find a way to have windows 7 VPN clients connect to the VPN server automatically via Group Policy. I tried using a login script but it looks like the scripts are shared from sysvol and ...
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Enable apache to create directory/files

I want to enable apache to automatically create files/directories. In some web hosts, for example, when I install wordpress, apache is able to automatically createwp-config.php file. But In my VPS, ...
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Can I “merge” two groups using SID history?

I have two AD groups which were erroneously created while there should instead have been only one group; they contain the exact same users. However, these groups have been assigned various permissions ...
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Group Policy - Software Restrictions

I've just set up a new server on a new Domain Controller. I have implemented my Group Policy too. However, I would like to implement a policy to restrict the installation of all software by users and ...
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In LDAP is it best to nest groups under organizational units or create an organization unit directly under the root dn just for groups?

I'm not sure whether it's better to nest groups under each of my organizational units or to make an organization unit directly under the root DN just for groups. Is one considered best practice over ...
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Amazon RDS - Create a Security Group NOT in Virginia? [closed]

It seems as though the management console only allows security groups to be created while in the "Virginia" selection. Is there a way to create a security group for an Oregon (or other)-based ...
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I want to find a way to visualise security groups and their members

I hope someone can help... I want to find a way to visualise security groups and their members, and be able to show that to users in a simple format for discussion. I have a simple matrix in Excel ...
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Powershell to add users to a group

I have written this bit of PS to add users from a text file to and AD group that the user inputs. It works fine except for the if statement. The if statement is supposed to check the group to see if ...
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Group hierarchy in Active Directory [closed]

Is it possible to get group hierarchy in AD? It's for managing permissions to a web app from there. I need to do this: Users Product Admin Task Subtask1 Subtask2 Subtask3 Task 2 So if you ...
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Creating a Dynamic Group in Active Directory with users from a OU

I would like to create a dynamic group with users from a specific OU in my Active Directory. I can do this perfectly using Exchange Dynamic Distribution List, but of course, Ex DDL's are only for ...
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Domain admin cannot change gpmc

Windows 2K8R2 domain. I created a GPO to restrict Domain User access to certain server components on an RDS Host. Now I cannot access the functions I restricted. I am a member of both the Domain ...
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Changing Password expiry date for limited users in Domain

I have 50 users in my domain. But i have to set password expiry days for 90 for only 10 users. How can i do it. How can this be done without affecting any other users Password Policy.
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Debian USER with read/write permissions for www

I have a Debian Squeeze server with an EasySCP admin panel. This panel set domain folders in /var/www/virtual/domain.name Every domain has a unique ID of vu2000, vu2001... Ownership of the files ...
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Getting apache to use ldap group and filesystem group information

We have an Apache server which serves out of a particular directory, and just supplies a listing of files. From this directory, each subdirectory is owned by a certain group of users (at the ...
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(Powershell) Method to return a list of groups where a specific user has 'write member' security

We use a piece of web-based software that users can log on to in order to manage access to shares controlled with AD groups. The list of groups a user can manage are the groups on which they have ...
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can i allow End Users to change the desktop background on Windows Server 2008 r2?

we are currnetly building a system consisting of windows server 2008 r2 (1 of 2 redundnacy) and 2 Win7 workstations. we would like to allow the customer (end users) to change the background at their ...
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AD group policy: auto-lock desktop after idle

Goal is to have desktops lock if they walk away. Compromise is screensaver after some idle time + ask password. Used group policy, set idle time and ask password option...problem is it works on ...
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Hosted Exchange and distribution group segregation

To keep my question as simple as possible, this is what I would like to address Environment Exchange 2010Sp2 Give users the ability to manage distribution groups that they own through Outlook and ...
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Unix: how can I change Program's running user and running group?

I changed the APACHE_RUN_GROUP in /etc/apache2/envvars to APACHE_RUN_GROUP=web-content because I want Apache to run us www-data:web-content, insetad of www-data:www-data. I hate monotonous manual ...
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How can I make user and group ids the same on two servers?

I have two servers, one of which has a volume from the other mounted as an NFS device. I have an application on the mounter that creates files that must then be manipulated by an application on the ...
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Execute a command from another group

In Linux, I have the following id: uid=1005(username) gid=1005(username) groups=1005(username),33(www-data),1002(git) I'd like to change my effective gid to git so that everything I create will ...
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Apache multiple ldap groups

I am configuring Apache to authenticate against LDAP and require multiple groups to be present. I have done this with require statements, however I need the authentication to be successful if all ...
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Ubuntu Server 12.04: Write Files via Samba with Group Ownership

I have a shared samba drive set up on my virtual machine guest running Ubuntu Server 12.04. \\ubuntu\www The file path /var/www has the permissions www-data:www-data set up. My user name abe is ...
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Ubuntu Server Permission Problems

Our sysadmin quit and I have been handed "the ropes." Unfortunately, I don't know how to climb very well. Here is my problem. We have 4 servers that we use for our hosting of client's sites. ...
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group policy in Windows Server 2008 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: group policy in Windows Server 2008 One of our employees changed the users setting in a group policy which effects the login permissions for Administrators users. Each ...
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group policy in Windows Server 2008

One of the employee in the Enterprise changed the users setting in group policy which effects the login permissions for Administrators users. Each time I tried to log in locally this message shown: ...
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Share screen session with users in the same group (Linux)

I can create a detached screen session using the following command: [user1@host-pc ~]$ screen -d -m -S sname program ...and resume to it using this command: [user1@host-pc ~]$ screen -r sname Is ...
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Access to another user files [closed]

I have logged in as "userc". I need access to all the files that "usera" has. I have edited the following file, vi /etc/group usera:x:1000:userb,userc But this does not seem to work. I am still ...
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what to do in order to edit files under /var/www w/o logging in root password?

what's the best practice to do in order for me to edit the files under /var/www directory, without having to login my root password all the time? ...because I can't edit the scripts at all, undless i ...
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Deep Freeze Removing Group Policy?

I am having trouble applying group policies on computers with deep freeze installed on them. They are domain joined and pulling updates from our WSUS server before being frozen. When we freeze them ...
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Apache authenticate group of matching subdirectory

I have a unique scenario here - one that probably has come up in the past. I have a directory that is being protected by an LDAP authentication on my Apache server. In this directory (call it /svn - ...
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Dovecot LDA (deliver) and LDAP groups

I have a LDAP and a Dovecot running on my server, the Dovecot uses LDAP as userdb and authdb, postfix is using LDA (deliver) to deliver the mails to the user. Now I want to have group email addresses ...
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Is it ok to add users to the 'apache' group?

Are there any significant security concerns about adding users to the apache group? I am a programmer and I need access to all the files/directories in httpdocs - is there anything wrong with adding ...
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Windows users and groups management software

I need software to manage a large number of groups for a FTP server. Ideally this software should also allow managing the associated NTFS rights for the folders on FTP (if they still match the ...
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can SECEDIT.exe be used to only add 1 group to 1 security policy? example?

I am assuming based on my research for using SECEDIT.exe -- that a template would be added to the exisitng security .SDB file. That this template would be very tiny... only naming the security policy ...
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Change group of only cache folders, recursive

I have a document root folder and I want to cange the group of only the cache directories. How can I do this recursive? The cache directories are always below templates/html, and I want to change it ...
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how to group return string by timestamp and display how many hits per group

I am parsing my httpd access logs, to grab out which of our Google appliance's crawlers are bombarding my web servers, and when. If I type the command: grep google /path/to/access_log | awk '{print ...
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why domain gpo wallpaper is getting applied to the desktops only after logoff or restart

I've appllied wallpaper to Win XP and Win7 PCs through group policy and it is getting applied to all these PCs. My problem is when I change wallpaper jpeg file in server, wallpaper is not ...
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Battling with Office 2007/2010 GPOs

I just set a GPO for the Shared Themes Path for the entire Office 2007 and 2010 suite using the Group Policy: User Policy --> Administrative Templates --> Microsoft Office 2007 System --> ...
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Linux group / user permission issue

Redhat 5.5, logged in as root I created a group dev-core groupadd dev-core Then I create a new user tony useradd tony I changed tony's password and added tony to group dev-core usermod -a -G ...
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Reuse old transform with new Java update?

We just started deploying Java through GPO. Currently have Java 6 update 23 being pushed out and I would like to move to update 25. Do I need to recreate the transform for each update or can I just ...
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Prompt message after logon

Okay, I am trying to get the group policy to work where after logon the user gets a message prompt. I set the GP, but the message doesn't show. I first searched and seen another post with the same ...
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How to print list of users and groups on FreeBSD?

How to print list of users and groups on FreeBSD?