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How to recognize windows' permissions on a OSX server share

I have a server running OSX (Mountain Lion), accessed by a Windows 7 box. Investigating a permissions problem from the Win client, I open the permissions dialog on a network share's directory and see ...
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How can I achieve Access-Based Enumeration with Mac OS X Server (10.8)?

I would like to replicate the concept of Access-Based Enumeration on a Mac server, in that a connected user will only see folders they have access to Read or Write to, instead of displaying folders ...
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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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Mac OS X server daemon cannot connect to WindowServer

I am running the built-in Apache Tomcat 6.0 under Mac OS X Server 10.6.6. Tomcat runs Hudson and Hudson runs a script which needs to connect to the local WindowServer process. This does not seem to be ...
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Setting up a cron job that does a chmod/chown

I would like to set up a cron job that recusively does a chmod/chown on a directory (the dropbox directory). This works when I execute the commands manually like: sudo chown -R $USER ~/Dropbox sudo ...
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Mac OS X User home drive share via AFP - Allowing Admin group access?

I have recently setup a small Mac-only network that utilise a Mac OS X Server which also shares out the user's auto-mounted home drives (/Users) via AFP. This is all working fine, but one of the ...
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Matlab computations done over Apple Filing Protocol (AFP) depend on POSIX permissions, ignores ACLs

I'm a system administrator and have never used Matlab, so forgive my general ignorance of the program. My users have encountered problems when executing scripted Matlab actions over AFP to a Mac OS X ...
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OSX Server _www access to samba mounted directory

I am having issues automatically mounting a smb share on our osx 10.6 server so that _www has the permissions to read the presented files. If I mount using the graphical auto-mount utility supplied ...
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File sharing/permissions scheme for students/teachers/staff?

I've recently inherited administration of an Xserve running OS X Server 10.5.8. I have a specific need for teaching staff to access the home folders of students via network shares. Ideally in groups - ...
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Explain why folder's permissions differ depending on HOW user is accessing server AFP vs SSH

Hoping someone can explain what is probably fairly obvious...but confuses me. Imagine two users with admin privileges on our server (Mac OS X Server 10.5). Call them joe & bob. both users are ...
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OSX Server permissions weirdness

I have a work network running off an OSX server. I've set the permissions so that any user in our group can access a certain folder. It's become apparent though, that whenever a user accesses a ...
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Restrict group permissions on OS X networked home folders?

It was brought to my attention recently the user's home folders on our server have group read permissions. The subfolders within them - Documents, Movies, Pictures, etc. do not have group ...