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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Setting up local administrator accounts that still require a domain administrator for certain tasks

Having started in a new place recently, I've been tasked with setting up 2 new workstations, however I'm having a hard time figuring out exactly how the workstations here were configured in the past, ...
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How can I change owner of a Registry Key to which I don't have access?

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Folder Permisson for cache folders Centos7 and nginx 1.10

I have a server on which I install Centos 7.2 and nginx 1.10. I would like zo host Magento What I have done: root user is disabled 'newuser' is admin user for doing stuffs with sudo I have a new ...
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How can I get Apache (2.4.x) to serve up an index.cgi instead of a parking page?

I just had a conversation with MyDomain.com's chat support, and they basically said, "There is no problem on our end; you should contact your hosting provider." I am running Apache on Linux with ...
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Unclear issue when setting up server configuration Centos - Nginx [closed]

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Jenkins executing shell

I'm building a CI pipeline made up of a Jenkins master and several slaves in different machines. So far, the master forwards jobs to the slaves correctly, and these execute them. Master and slaves are ...
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How to edit administrators group privileges in Windows 2008?

What I want to achieve is creating a group similar to Administrators and then edit privileges as needed.
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WMI permissions for changing local IP without elevated privileges

I have implemented a tiny tool that allows one to change the IP settings of a selected Network Interface (NIC) by overwriting the values via the WMI. I've noticed that the tool can change the settings ...
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Server admin can't modify folder permissions

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Proftpd with mariadb (mysql) backend unable to upload

I have proftpd running with a mariadb (mysql) backend. I have created a user midas in the ftp database. At the moment of first login, proftpd (running as user proftpd and group proftpd) creates a ...
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Are there any consequences of deleting the Full control permission on an user object for Administrators, Domain Admins groups?

I'm trying to create a user in AD which is undeletable, unmodifiable even by Administrators, Domain Admins. Is there any problem that might occur if I delete the Full control permission on the user ...
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How can extended file permissions (ACLs) be managed by Kerberos in Linux?

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Force Administrator use in Windows Server

I have an application on Windows Server 2012 R2 that runs around the clock that shares information with a separate client application. The server app only saves all of its data to files when it is ...
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How to properly set up laravel group/owner permissions in Elastic Beankstalk?

At the moment, there are two owners, and two groups: root and webapp. I am able to go to test files placed inside of document root /var/app/current/public (also /var/www/html/public), but cannot ...
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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

I have the following .htaccess file: RewriteEngine On RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^example.de [NC] RewriteRule ^(.*)$ http://www.example.de/$1 [L,R=301] RewriteBase / RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !...
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Unkown File permissions for /etc/resolv.conf

I am unable to ping any url (for example www.google.com), neither any of the website is working. However, I can ping static IPs (E.g. 8.8.8.8). A little debugging showed that the issue is /etc/resolv....
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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

I want to allow a Docker container to invoke some actions on another container without granting it full privileges. An example would be a Docker container which does log rotation and reloads the ...
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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

So we have a server that has IP restrictions set for SSH, cPanel..etc and our static IP has been recently changed before we could update the IP restrictions meaning we have lost access. The support ...
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GPO software installation from SAMBA server denied

I have a similar issue at 2 sites: W10p desktops provisioned from scratch, pulling installation (MSI) binaries from local SAMBA server. I've created a dedicated share (\nas\provisioning) & tried ...
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Permission denied for dovecot to access mail directory

I have setup a mail server using Postfix & Dovecot on CentOS 7. When I try to fetch email using thnderbird or any other email clients, I get this error in my maillog file: Jun 19 01:38:23 ...
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Nginx wordpress cannot upload files on CentOS 6.8

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Samba is ignoring file and directory create permissions

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Preserve Linux Capabilities in Debian Package

I'm building a package containing a web service that needs to listen on port 443. The service itself is written in Go, so I can't use authbind to manage the port permissions. Instead, I've opted to ...
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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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How am I granted access to a protected Windows share without entering a password?

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How to Control Hosted Exchange External Distribution Group Access

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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

I have a samba server with a few Network Shares, map archive is set to yes. But when i want to set the archive-bit from windows only the owner of the file is allowed to do so. The group gets a ...
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Change the permission and ownership of a sub directory in centos

I m having the following sub folder structure. /public/trunk/src/common/site/ I want to change the ownership and permission for site and their sub directories alone. How can i achieve that? Thanks
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Puppet changing source file permissions

I'm setting up jail shells using puppet to maintain a copy of the required libraries within the jails. Using the following puppet code I can successfully copy the files across: file { "/home/${...
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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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WordPress can't install plugin even file permission is correct

I have apache2 server, of course apache2 is running on www-data account. All my WordPress files is own by root:webmaster, and have the g+w permission. Three of the accounts in webmaster group are ...
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FTP account for just one directory

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Is there a way in Linux where one non root user can check if another non root user is using OpenSSL or not without sudo permission?

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Does Docker's CAP_NET_ADMIN allow a container to affect the host network, or only it's own?

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IIS_IUSRS Can Access a File, but Application Pool Identity User Cannot

I am trying to understand IIS file permissions. A given file has "full control" permissions for IIS_IUSRS. But it seems all Application Pool Identity users cannot access the file. (I have noticed ...
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laravel apache directory permissions

So, I'm beyond perplexed! I just spun up a new RHEL 7.2 instance on AWS. I successfully installed Apache, MariaDB, & PHP. Then I successfully installed Laravel 5. Everything worked and is working ...
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polkit.service - Authorization Manager fail to activate

Major issue with polkit service how to fix this its trying and failing to activate polkit every time. Sorry if noob question. systemctl status polkit.service ● polkit.service - Authorization ...
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Windows server Allow and deny [closed]

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Assigning default drive permissions

Been looking around everywhere but can't seem to find the answer to this - hopefully someone can assist. Scenario: I have a Windows 2012 R2 server that has a C: drive only. Someone wants to add in a ...
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SSH - Permission denied (publickey) - AWS EC2 [closed]

I am using Bitnami for a Ghost blog. Trying to SSH into the server so I can make changes to the theme via text editor (Atom) and I am having issues SSHing into the server. (MacOSX) $ ssh bitnami@ec2-...