In computing, permissions (often called "privileges," "access rights" or just "rights") are rules associated with objects on a computer or network. Permissions determine which objects can access which objects, and to what extent.

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MAMP Local Network Database Users [on hold]

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Windows Server 2012 std. - Administrator, and any Admin users cannot change folder/file permissions “enter network password”

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.htaccess: password required two times for the redirect function

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Unkown File permissions for /etc/resolv.conf

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Configure a server to grant temporary write permission on request?

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sudo-like privilege management for docker containers

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Active Directory on Server 2008, How do I Delegate the right to add WriteMembers ACL on AD group

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permission to change Windows password in non AD environment

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Lost access to IP restricted server

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GPO software installation from SAMBA server denied

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Preserve Linux Capabilities in Debian Package

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CentOS 7 group permissions not allowing access to folder

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How to Control Hosted Exchange External Distribution Group Access

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Active Directory permissions dissapears

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PHP can't write to a directory

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Kerberized NFS mount suddenly failing, permission denied errors

I'm trying to track down a bug with an NFS mount that seems to have appeared rather suddenly. Most of the time, if I try to ls /mnt, I get output that looks like this: ls: cannot access /mnt/dir1: ...
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Samba Archive bit - Allow for group

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Query AD for users with create users access rights

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Change the permission and ownership of a sub directory in centos

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Puppet changing source file permissions

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Ubuntu shared folder permissions

I have a SMB share, "Share1" which I have mounted on another Ubuntu server. My problem is that when transmission adds a file on that share, it gets permission denied. It can create the folder, but ...
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SSH - Permission denied (publickey) - AWS EC2 [closed]

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Control Windows permissions on Samba share from linux

I have a Debian 8 with Samba 4 as a AD domain member. The DC is Windows Server 2008. The shares are able to handle Windows permissions - I use IDMAP backend = rid, since I cannot add uidNumber and ...
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CentOS passwd file error

A co-worker tried to change the home directory of our root user and should have entered: root:x:0:0:root:/var/www/vhosts:/bin/bash ... but instead, entered: root:x:0:0:root:/root:/var/www/vhosts ...
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Setup web folder for multiple developers and Apache [duplicate]

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Windows File Security settings

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Netavis won't start

I have Netavis Observer 4.3 installed on CentOS 5.11. Users connected over network can login and everything works fine, but client on server won't start because of some permissions error. It says: ...
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How to add new text,but unable to modify old text [closed]

how do I set permission for a file on Windows such as .docx so that network user can ONLY add new text into the file.They must NOT be able to edit the old text,but the CAN add new ones. What I'm ...
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Windows SBS 2008 network share permissions

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Admin Users cannot write to New Custom AD Attribute, Normal Users can

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Permission update on PHP script with Apache2 and mod_php

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User Unable to Change Group Owner of File on NFS

I've created a user, say testuser, with a home directory located in /home-nas/t/testuser/. I've added testuser and testuser1 to a group called testgroup and asked each user to log out and log back in. ...