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Granting Domain Admin privileges to a cross-forest user account?

Does anyone know of a way to [effectively] have a user or group in one forest acquire the privileges of the Domain Admin group in another forest? The obvious approach of adding Domain ...
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1answer
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Still confused by Permissions - linux, nginx, php-fpm

I have read the canonical answer at What are the best linux permissions to use for my website? However I'm still stuck. My setup is: A developer user 'ade' who owns the directories and files that ...
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1answer
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Mac OS X Server (10.8) - SMB sharing permissions don't update (when a user is removed from a group)

We're running a Mac OS 10.8.3 server using the File Sharing feature. We have both AFP and SMB sharing enabled. When we change a user's permissions, their permissions are set properly when accessing ...
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What is the canonical use for the “sys” and “adm” groups?

Since the beginning of time (or as long as I remember anyway) linux systems have had a "sys" and an "adm" group. What is the canonical use for them? Would it be appropriate to use either for a "super ...
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How to make Groups as not readable to Users in AD

We are using taskpads to delegete tasks(such as reset password) to remote admins; the delegation is done at the OU level ; but unfortunately OU contains some special accounts/groups(such as ...
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1answer
221 views

Folder rights doesn't work on group, but does on user

I've got this share where I want to restrict access to two folders so that only members of a group can get access to them. I've done this countless of times, but this time there's something odd going ...
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1answer
397 views

Determine local group membership of an AD user?

I have several local groups on a Server 2008 instance. In this group are several members from our AD domain. Is there a way to determine all of the local groups a given AD domain user belongs to by ...
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1answer
259 views

group permission not working

I'm installing gitlab at my server but I got a permission problem: I have two users, 'git' and 'gitlab', both are part of group 'git', the home dir of 'git' has the drwxr----- permissions. Therefore ...
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Linux user group configuration for Git bare repository

I'm using a Ubuntu box to host my bare Git repositories for developers to work off. At the moment I'm creating a user account for each developer on the box because it doubles as a filestore and local ...
0
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1answer
196 views

Automatically change UID of file

Due to development policies, all my relevant server files have g+w policies. This is working great, but, for added accountability, I'd like the files to change owner UID upon being edited by other ...
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1answer
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How to secure a group of *nix users to a single directory and it's subdirectories?

We're setting up a CentOS 6.2/ Apache web server with higher security requirements than I'm used to. I've set up a user group called "web" and I want to limit it's members to only being able to read, ...
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0answers
221 views

How to grant NetworkService access to a share by placing computers in security groups

I'm trying to configure a file share that will be accessed by ASP.Net applications on a set of computers, all running under the NETWORKSERVICE account on those computers. I can get it to work fine ...
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1answer
141 views

Directory with read and write for a user is permission denied, but fine with execute permissions

I have some weirdness with my users/permissions. I currently have a user named world that has the groups world www-data admin. I have a directory at /var/abc which has the permissions 0644 or ...
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3answers
506 views

Cross-group file permissions in Linux

I have 2 users: Alice and Bob and 2 groups: Management and Personnel. Alice has primary group Management, and secondary groups Personnel and Alice. Bob has primary group Personnel and secondary group ...
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1answer
84 views

How can I set up a single user that can edit multiple sites' files with correct default permissions?

How can I achieve this setup: There is a primary user that I use to ssh into the server and edit all files for multiple sites. The various sites are stored in the /srv/www directory, so ...
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3answers
257 views

is there a good tool for viewing the permissions in AD?

I want to be able to see a nice picture of nested groups in AD. Are there any products that do that for me?
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1answer
456 views

ubuntu mount nfs only if user is in group

I have basic-to-medium advanced network setup at my work. We run an ubuntu 10.04 fileserver serving a few different directories (including /home) over NFS and all client machines (various ubuntu ...
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2answers
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Is it possible to configure a service to run as a group and add users to that group on Windows XP?

Is it possible to configure a service to run as a group and add users to that group on Windows XP? I need the service to have the permissions of the users in that group so that they can logonn, ...
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1answer
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`groups` ignores /etc/groups?

What could be going on here? dylan/var$ ls -ld www drwxrwxr-x 2 root webdev 4096 2011-03-19 05:13 www dylan/var$ grep webdev /etc/group webdev:x:1001:dylan dylan/var$ touch www/test touch: cannot ...
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1answer
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usermod -g doesn't apply permissions right away?

I've noticed that when I add myself to a new group with usermod newgroup -g wayne I will have the group listed when I say groups, but if I were to do something such as sudo mkidr ...
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1answer
540 views

Centos Apache and Permissions (Sudoers maybe)

OS: CentOS 5.5 I have a 2 users which are part of a group. I would like to allow that group to be able stop and start Apache, but not grant access as root. I have been looking at the Sudoers ...
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1answer
543 views

Do I need to add myself to the crontab group for cron to execute my user crontab?

I am running Ubuntu server 9.10, and I am trying to set up some commands in my crontab. However, it seems that none of these commands are executed. I have noticed that there is a crontab group. Do I ...
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1answer
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Permissions required to look up a domain user's group memberships

I am writing some code to look up the members of particular domain groups. Does the user that this application runs as need any particular permissions on the domain to get this information? ...
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4answers
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How to limit access to Exchange 2003 Mobile Activesync server by user?

So I was asked to set up an Exchange Activesync mobile gateway. That's done. It's a separat eExchange 2003 front-end server configured for SSL, and I've put an off-domain ISA server in front of it. ...
0
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2answers
316 views

Deployment and Ownership issues

As an extreme newbie, I am having difficulty managing ownership and permissions on my first box. What I can't figure out is how to deploy using one user, we will call him deploy and operate my php ...
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2answers
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Powershell script to pull users from an ad group and create folder with permissions

I saw a question that was similar however the answer they got was in vbscript. (http://serverfault.com/questions/33861/powershell-command-prompt-create-folders-from-ad-group-members) I need to create ...
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3answers
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On Windows Server 2003, permissions are not propagating to a group that is a member of a group

Windows Server 2003 on i386. FTP server is running as the SYSTEM user/group. Some files we want served (read and write) are owned by the group 'ftp.' ftp has full read/write/whatever permissions on ...
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1answer
191 views

Rundown on Jira Permissions

I'm trying to setup Jira for some company projects, and also some personal projects, and I'm running into some confusion with the permissions. Would someone running a Jira server be able to give me a ...
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Is a reboot required to refresh permissions after adding a user to a new group?

On ubuntu server, I've noticed more than once now that after adding a user to a group that user doesn't have group permissions until I reboot the system. For example: User 'hudson' needs permission ...
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1answer
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Group Permissions

I have a directory named DIR and a group GRP and two users, root and jortiz. I created DIR when logged in as root and set the group ownership of the DIR to GRP: drwxrw-r-x 2 root GRP 4096 2009-11-12 ...
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1answer
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Display rights to folders for a particular Active Directory Security Group

I'm after a way of displaying the particular folders a security group may have access to. I know I can check individual folders, and compile a list manually, but we have too many for this approach to ...
2
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6answers
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How can I quickly add a lot of users to an Ubuntu server from the command-line?

I've just become familiar with basic usage of adduser. I'd like to eliminate the interaction/prompts. Since I'll be rebuilding this machine often, I'd like to script the process or at worst just ...
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5answers
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Groups and Permissions: Nested UNIX groups

We are getting more and more outside developers (from different clients) and are beginning to need a better strategy than adhoc adding to our server and adding to them ourcompany group (which owns ...