The idea of groups exists across all major operating systems. Groups are objects that contain other objects, usually users. This allows for simplification of access control assignments when many people need access to the same resources.

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Sync Active Directory Users in FreeNAS

This is for FreeNas-9.1.1, I am using active directory which appears to be connecting ok, since the following list users/groups from that server with no problems wbinfo -u wbinfo -g I can also join ...
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List All Groups and Their Members with PowerShell on Win2008r2

I am new to powershell, but I've been reading manuals and practiced a little bit. My objective is to List all users in all Security Groups under specified path. I have found the way to do it: get-...
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Cannot SSH After Adding Another User to Group of SSH Target User

I'm trying to make a web interface for a game server. I have a user/group "gameserver" that has game files and configurations (not a sudoer). And a user/group "www-data" that you all know is for web ...
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Can I add existing AD groups to Exchange

We are using an Office365 Hyrbid deployment with Exchange 2016 on premise. The Hybrid setup was deployed after our users and groups were created and synced from AD, so they do not currently appear in ...
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Add alias to Office 365 Group

We're trying to add an email alias (with a period, e.g. my.email@domain.com) to a Office 365 Group. Does anyone know if that is possible? We're trying out the new Office 365 Groups in Office 365 and ...
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What are the implications of converting all my groups to universal groups?

In Exchange 2010 distribution groups must be universal. This is supported by documentation You can create or mail-enable only universal distribution groups. I am trying to create a role based ...
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How to setup exim/dovecot for emailing groups?

I want to migrate from Axigen to exim/dovecot. Axigen has section named "Groups". So I can create new group, add there few accounts. After when I send email to this group, all members get this message....
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CentOS 7 group permissions not allowing access to folder

I have a CentOS7 box, "box1", domain joined using Winbind + RID method. I have a folder (NFS mount) @ /shares/share. The permissions are: root@box1:/shares# ls -n /shares/ total 8 drwxrws--- 2 0 ...
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Automatically remove recipients from distribution lists when mailbox is deleted

I thought this was the default behavior in Exchange 2010 but apparently it is not - how can I ensure that when I mark a mailbox for removal in Exchange 2010 console, it will remove all instances of ...
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How to authenticate users in nested groups in Apache LDAP?

I've working LDAP authentication with the following setup AuthName "whatever" AuthType Basic AuthBasicProvider ldap AuthLDAPUrl "ldap://server/OU=SBSUsers,OU=Users,...
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How to let non-admins manage selected domain groups' membership?

I'm on Windows Server 2012, Active Directory is on and working. All the project we manage have 2 dedicated groups, one for managers with access to all related files (including invoices, timetables and ...
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Ubuntu - accessing folder with two groups

I have a two groups: www-data and editors groups. Consider I have a folder /home/mydata/ and I need to allow access folder both groups. I have tried: chown -R www-data;editors /home/mydata But www-...
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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 mail....
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How many members can be added to a group in AD?

How many members can be added to a Security group in AD ? Nesting or members .The total count that a group can hold the AD users.
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How to add an AD user the right to administer groups in AD

I search google without luck. Basically I need to enable to 4 users to our domain do add and remove members to some of the AD groups. But only that, they must not have any other right. I know it ...
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Is there a way to configure sudo to not need to lookup group names / or speed up sssd group name resolution?

I've got a large number of Linux hosts that are connected using sssd to a windows active directory domain for user/group lookup. That mostly works fine except for one problem; sudo From what I'...
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add ability for users in group to see and attach to screen sessions - Debian Wheezy

I'm trying to add the ability for users in a group to be able to list and attach to eachothers screen sessions. I've been pretty unsuccessful so far. I know about multiuser but I'm kind of throwing ...
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Identifying certain Active Directory accounts as “IsHuman”

I'd like to flag certain Active Directory accounts to indicate that they represent individual, physical people as opposed to groups, service accounts, built-in accounts, etc. This could be via a ...
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Find Active Directory Groups for a specific location

I am a system admin for a site that I inherited from a previous admin. I am currently trying to determine what AD Groups are associated with this site (access to servers, other resources) so I can do ...
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Allow run /sbin/ifconfig to user

So, I want to allow some user to execute ifconfig. I'd created a special group "if" and done user to own this group. And now I'm going to do "chown root:if ifconfig". But I think: What wrong thing ...
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What is the `shadow` group used for?

On my Ubuntu 9.10 system, there's a shadow system group. There does not appear to be any user assigned to this group at all. The only files that I can find belonging to this group are /etc/shadow and /...
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Managing Active Directory Group Membership with a Non-Administrator Account In Server 2008

I am running Server 2008 R2 in an Active Directory Domain Environment. I have created a group in Active Directory and I have delegated management authority to that group to a user. I want this user ...
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Samba PDC - Create groups

I'm researching on Samba and have created a PDC using it. I have created user and computer accounts and things are working. I'm having problems, however, in finding how to create groups and add users ...
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How do I log e-mails sent to a google group?

I'm setting up a non-profit organization with e-mails @companyname.com, and I've begun using Google Apps for this. Can I use Google Apps e-mail to maintain a history of all the e-mails sent to a ...
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Client applied to group policy object but cant find in WSUS

My client is subscribed to my group policy, But I cant find the computer in my WSUS when I look under All Computers. When I typed the command gpresult /r on my client it shows: computer settings ----...
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How do I set the default group for a vsftpd user's uploads? (ubuntu 10.04)

How do I set the default group for a vsftpd user's uploads? When I upload a file, the files group is set to the username... How do I get it to automatically set to a specific group?
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Grant local group local admininstrator perms

I am not "allowed" to add users directly to the administrators or remote desktop user groups due to internal reasons (This is all local). I have successfully created the new local group and added my ...
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List top users in the most AD groups

In a Windows domain environment, how could I count the top N users with more group membership than others? I'd like to know both the indirect and direct groups. So, I'd like this count to include the ...
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How Can I Restrict FTP to a Particular Local Group?

I am running the FTP daemon VSFTPD. I'd like to control FTP access by adding users to a group such that only members of the defined group can access the FTP services. I am thinking I can do this by ...
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How to add a domain user to the local admin group remotely?

I need to add a domain user in the local administrator group remotly and I have to the local admin password
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What User Should NGinx and PHP be running as?

Permissions are something that have confused for me a while with Linux. So at the minute both my NGinx and PHP-FPM instances are running with the user and group : www-data Is this standard? I ...
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Reset GID/UID auto-increment numbers

I created a virtual mail user for postfix virtual mailboxes with a gid/uid of 5555, but now every new user I create starts at > 5555, is it possible to reset the autonumbering so normal users will be ...
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Can you include an AD distribution group in a security group?

I have a security group SG-SomeResource providing access to a network resource. I also have a distribution group DG-MyOrg that describes an organizational unit. Can I include DG-MyOrg as a member of ...
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How do you force an update to a user's group membership in Windows 7?

I am writing a web application that uses .NET Windows Authentication and relies on a user's group membership to Authorize them to various areas of the website. Right now I'm on a dev machine that IS ...
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Port not opening even after adding security group rules on Amazon EC2 instance

I have an Amazon EC2 Linux instance. I recently installed SmartFoxServer in my instance. For that I needed to open 9933 port. So I just created inbound rules on Amazon EC2 Manager console website. My ...
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Permission denied for cd command

I have created a group for developers, to give them access to: /var/lib/dev, a folder which already have some folders and files inside. The commands I've introduced are: $ sudo useradd -d /var/dev -...
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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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Domain Admins vs. Administrators in Windows AD DC [closed]

Having read in [1]: "Domain Admins Members of this group have full control of the domain. By default, this group is a member of the Administrators group on all domain controllers, all domain ...
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samba issue when files or directories created

I have a samba server setup on debian 7 / samba 3.6.6, the problem is as follows; If one creates a file or a directory in a share from a linux client box, the file or directory has the proper ...
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Is there a way to refresh computer group membership without rebooting?

I am using Windows Server 2008 R2 and have a windows service running under "network service" account in computer ComputerA. This windows service want to access a share folde (on another computer ...
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What is the “parent” global group?

I've been reading about Group Scope for Groups within Microsoft's Active Directory from https://technet.microsoft.com/en-au/library/cc755692(v=ws.10).aspx. However, I find the following in relation to ...
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Active directory “negative” group membership - group of groups minus some users

I feel like this must be a faq but I've not been able to figure out the right terminology to find the answer. I've got a large active directory group-of-groups that contains 101% of the users I ...
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Shared group directory with individual user files

I have a mounted NFS partition in which a specific group, say nfsgroup, has rwx for the directory (call it nfsdir). If my user brian is a member of nfsgroup and creates a file in nfsdir, then I chgrp ...
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how do I add an account into the built-in courier administrator group? [closed]

In the documentation it says that there is a built in administrators group, but how do i add an account to that administrator group http://www.courier-mta.org/authlib/README_authlib.html The access ...
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Oracle 10g install on Linux Red Hat 4.0

New to linux redhat and oracle 10g. Having problems creating an Oracle software user. Input as /root /user/sbin/useradd -g oinstall -G dba[,oper] oracle Output useradd: unknown group dba[ useradd: ...
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Exporting All Groups and Group Members from Active Directory

I am relatively new to powershell and am trying to get a list of all groups in the domain with their respective members. Here's what I'm working with now: Import-Module ActiveDirectory $OutPutFile = ...
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Active Directory remove user from GroupA if member of GroupB

In Active Directory, how do I efficiently remove all users from GroupA who are members of GroupB? Basically I want to subtract B from A. Have now: AAA BBB --- --- Alice Alice ...
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Can't add built-in Remote Desktop Users group on DC to Remote Desktop Users on 2012 server

I have new 2012 servers and so far its only set to allow administrator to remote in. In Computer Management/Remote Desktop Users, the only member is administrator. When I try to add the built-in ...
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Show user which Group is required for Apache Basic Auth page

Is it possible to show which 'group' is required for access to a web page protected with Apache Basic Auth? Ideally, the pop-up requesting username and password would pass the 'group' required as a ...
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OpenLDAP Server nested Group search string

i got a small problem here regarding OpenLDAP. The problem is to search for the member of nested groups. Lets say i have this construct: dn=domain,dn=local ou=people cn=marvyn (inetOrgPerson) ...