Questions related to permissions or access rights for operating systems, filesystems, servers, or network devices.

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How to add an SSH user to my Ubuntu 12 server to upload PHP files

I have an Ubuntu 12 VPS and wanted to create a user account to upload and download my PHP code. So when logged in as root I created a user "chris" and then created a directory /var/www/chris I want ...
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Nginx Password Protect Directory Downloads Source Code

I'm trying to password protect a WordPress login page on my Nginx server. When I navigate to http://www.example.com/wp-login.php, this brings up the "Authentication Required" prompt (not the WordPress ...
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MySQL permission errors

It seems that on a Ubuntu 14.04 machine the user mysql cannot access anything. It is not writing logs nor reading files. Witness: - bruno():mysql$ cat /etc/passwd | grep mysql mysql:x:116:127:MySQL ...
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Ubuntu Server running Plesk subversion command only accessible to root user

I have a VPS through myhosting.com the VPS is running Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS with Plesk 12.x when I log into my VPS with the root user and do svn help I get the standard reply telling me the basics of the ...
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Percona startup fails: mysql can't access directory for file creation

I found a few questions and suggestions for similiar problem, unfortunately nothing seems to work for me, so please excuse me if this is double (and point to right source)... Server is Fedora Beefy ...
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git private server error: “Permission denied (publickey).”

I followed the instructions here in order to set up a private git server on my Amazon EC2 instance. However, I am having problems when trying to SSH into the git account. Specifically, I get the error ...
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Problems setting Hyper-V permissions

I am using a Windows 2012 Hyper-V server to host some test PCs. Our support personnel should be able to take snapshots of these machines and roll a test machine back to a specific snapshot, but they ...
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crontab listing or editing results in fopen: permission denied

Recently, a job configured to run from a user's crontab stopped executing. When attempting to list or edit the crontab for the user, the result is: user@host:~$ crontab -l crontabs/user/: fopen: ...
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Allow a user to access a single Git repository

Consider a server that hosts several Git repositories: $ ls -l /opt/git/ drwxrwxr-x 7 ubuntu root 4096 Jan 2 2014 george.git drwxrwxr-x 7 ubuntu root 4096 Dec 29 2013 john.git drwxrwsr-x 7 ...
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AD/LDAP: User accounts lost “Change password” permission for SELF

Seemingly random user objects in our 2003 Native Active Directory lost the non-inherited "SELF" and "Everyone" entries that grant "Change password." This has resulted in random people not being able ...
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Why does Windows Installer check the volume information of a shared drive when installing a file within the shared drive?

I'm running into an issue where one of my users is having trouble installing a Windows Installer file. The file is located on a shared drive that the user doesn't have complete access to, but the user ...
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One user cannot access website from anywhere in the network

This is really weird but here goes: I have a domain user who just recently is unable to access a particular website on our intranet no matter what computer he logs on from. He can access other ...
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How can I delegate “Attributes 1-15” in Exchange / AD?

The following attributes are present on an Exchange user, and this is what my colleague sees: (notice the locks) How can I properly delegate Read access (or Read write if it must be) to these ...
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How to make permission of mysql log file stick?

I am running a custom cron script to do log rotation and email newly compressed log files. Due to permission problems, I have to set the group user to root instead of the default mysql so that the ...
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Apache Write Permissions Outside WWW Folder

I have the following system (Linux/CentOS): user DEV user APACHE DEV is in groups: APACHE,DEV APACHE is in groups: APACHE,DEV The user APACHE runs the apache server. My WWW folder is under ...
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Inherited 'send as' permissions for mailbox on Exchange 2010, from where?

I have a pair of users who are able to send as for a particular mailbox on Exchange Server 2010. Both users have full access permission to that mailbox but NOT send as permissions. I have been ...
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SQL DATABASE USING VPN

I have a very simple classic asp site on a Windows 2008 Server with an IIS 7.5 that connects to an Sql database on a Sql 2008 r2. the site works perfectly when accessing it both locally from the ...
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Creating a folder in `/var/run` when job is run as a non-privileged user

I have a few upstart scripts which are run as a non-priviledged user using setuid. Pid files should be created in /var/run/my-service: /var/run/my-service/v1.pid, /var/run/my-service/v2.pid and so on. ...
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Can't delete Active Directory object

I've been trying to solve this mystery for a couple of days but I think I've reached a dead end. We have delegated user creation and administration to a group. This permissions are applied to a ...
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you must have read permissions to view the properties of this object, administrators group

I think I'm having some difficulty understanding NTFS permissions. My understanding is that when possible you want to avoid assigning a specific user account to NTFS and instead use a group. So I set ...
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Session created with wrong permissions?

Is there a way to modify the permissions on generated session files? The system is writing the files to /var/session directory correctly, but without the proper access permissions (resulting in no ...
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Blank manifest file in Windows Server 2008

I have an issue with an instance of Windows Server 2008 where Server Manager will not open, nor will powershell or anything else really. I've researched solutions and attempted a dozen or so fixes ...
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How to give computer account access to EMC VNX CIFS share?

I have a web application that runs using the NETWORK SERVICE account and which has a Virtual Directory to a shared folder (containing images) on an EMC VNX NAS/SAN Unified Storage file server. I ...
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Choosing which user to run service as and where to install programs

From the Principle of Least Privilege, I understand that I should install a network service as its own user. Where should the software be installed to? For example, say I create a user Tomcat (for ...
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Cannot set ACL on ACL-enabled EXT4 partition

I am trying to enable xattrs and acls on a Debian machine. I've (re)mounted the partition in question with user_xattr and acl. (/dev/md3 is the partition in question) root@fs01:/# mount | grep ...
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Read only permissions still allows to save

I have a weird permissions situation that I can not explain. Let me explain my users and group and then show you the folder permissions. drwxrwsr-x. 2 jenkinsuser applog 4096 Jul 15 09:56 . ...
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How to let user create folder and upload file, lamp permission [closed]

I use mkdir($folder_path, 0755) in localhost(MAMP) it works, but after I move to VPS I use LAMP it failed. Folder the direction path is /var/www/html/assets/images/ the images folder info: Owner: ...
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suPHP and Apache DBD : change GID only

(Note: if you're familiar with suPHP setups and want to skip the question's details, you'll find a quick explanation of what I'm trying to achieve at the end) I am currently setting up a machine to ...
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Plesk Permission Denied

I've been trying to archive a whole directory from within Plesk, but when I try to, it brings this message up: Error: Unable to create the archive: filemng: /usr/bin/zip execution failed: zip ...
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Automatically give Apache write permissions to newly added git clone files (-R g+rw)

I'm having a problem with allowing Apache to automatically have write access to an .htaccess file being pulled from a git repository. Here's my process: I'm logged in as a newly created user ...
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Docker: Permission denied on folders added with ADD

I'm trying to configure a postgresql installation using docker. FROM ubuntu:13.10 ADD . /db # install postgres # ... RUN chown postgres:postgres /db -R && \ chmod 700 /db -R USER ...
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Network Service account or domain account? [closed]

What are the pros and cons, or best practices when it comes to setting up applications on a server with either the Network Service account or a domain account? Are there some cases in which you'd do ...
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How to let any server user modify files created by a samba guest on a public share (and the other way around)?

I have a linux server running samba with a public share accepting guest connections. Any window box on the network can edit/remove files on the share as long as the files are created by a guest (i.e. ...
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Newly setup Centos 6 server, cloning from .GIT as user other than ROOT [duplicate]

Apologies for being so new and lost, i'm brand new to all of this and the more I search the more I feel I'm getting closer, but then realize i'm lost. I setup a CentOS 6 server on an Amazon E2 ...
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can not upload files to wordpress on apache server

I have installed wordpress on localhost with apache server on fedora . when I want to upload files to it I get this error: Unable to create directory wp-content/uploads/2014/07. Is its parent ...
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scp to remote server permission denied

I try to copy files to a remote server (OSXServer) using scp. I have 2 user accounts on that server with what I thought the exact same settings. Now I tried the copying files into the respective home ...
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Cant Login after Installing IIS6

I have a win server 2008 enterprise. Earlier today the windows was fine and everything worked like normal. later today i installed wcf activation, iis 6 and some other features on it and now i cant ...
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Git broken when accessing Program Files as non-administrator

My company has a customizable internal tool that is located within the Program Files folder of the dev computers. We using it as a Git repo, but I've noticed that Git incorrectly thinks there are ...
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How to connect to CentOS after killing permissions?

So I will try to keep this short and simple. For our dev server at work, I was trying to add a new user last friday and I think instead of changing his file permissions I ended up changing group ...
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Mounted Gluster volume keeps reverting to “root” permissions

Ive got GlusterFS running on an AWS server and its mounted to another AWS server. The folder that is mounted though keeps reverting to "root" ownership, when this happens uploads fail from the web ...
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Permission to files owned by group denied

I think the easiest way to describe is using these pictures: click for image I also tested using chmod -R a+rw minecraft2 What is the problem here?
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How can I set the default permissions for files uploaded by apache2?

When I upload files through php, it writes the file with the permissions 644 (-rw-r--r--). I have my /var/www/html folder setup with setgid, so that all files uploaded are set to a group that should ...
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How does one achieve in Windows 7 a level of security comparable to setting a file's permissions to 0600 in Unix?

I want to store securely the file .pgpass, which contains the authentication credentials (including passwords) for client programs to be able to log in to PostgreSQL servers. The Pg documentation ...
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What are the minimal permissions for WMI access to processes CommandLine?

I have been trying to get a remote listing of running windows processes including their CommandLine/ExecutablePath attribute through WMI as a non-administrator domain user for a monitoring tool. I ...
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Window 2008 inherit permissions from parent on file created on linux nfs share connected to Windows

I have a Windows 2008 server with a NFS share called myhost/host_dev. The windows NFS share is set up to allow 'unmapped user access'. I am able to mount a Linux directory to that share using mount -t ...
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Why does Fedora 20 still deny access to home directories after enabling SELinux httpd_read_user_content and setting files to httpd_user_content_t?

On my Fedora 20, I've learned that to allow write access to files by processes like PHP via Apache, the process owner, which is in my case apache, must have write permissions to the files. Also, since ...
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Server 2008 permissions issues

We have a selection of top level folders: E:\Data1 E:\Data2 E:\Data3 The permissions are simple - the default CREATOR OWNER, SYSTEM Full Control, some security groups allowing Modify and the LOCAL ...
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Reset Permissions and Ownership Script

On a development server (Ubuntu 14.04) we have this shell script running every minute on cron: for dir in /home/*; do username=$(basename $dir) echo "changing ownership to $username in ...
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Why does PHP fail to open files (permission denied) under IIS with integrated Windows authentication?

I have a PHP script running under IIS for our intranet that is trying to open a file on another machine via a UNC path. I've enabled integrated Windows authentication so the $SERVER['AUTH_USER'] ...
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Permissions issue in Munin

I have a Fedora machine on which I have successfully installed and configured Munin. The issue that I now face is of permissions. So basically, I have a directory where I have pointed all my html ...