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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Why isnt this sudoer command run as root?

I want to give PHP access to a very specific script using a configuration under /etc/sudoers.d. So I did the following: visudo -f /etc/sudoers.d/99-php And entered this sudo rule: www-data ALL = ...
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How to fix sudo file on EC2

I managed to save my sudoers file with a syntax error so now I can't do sudo -i any more on my EC2 instance. This effectively locks me out of root account since the only way to get root access on EC2 ...
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To use linux as AD Server do I have to change unix permissions (chmod)?

I didn't see a clear explanation about changing folders/files permission on server side when using Linux as an Active Directory Domain Controller (ADDC), but I have problems all the time with ...
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User's AD account deleted then recreated, now cannot access TFS

I have a user who a couple months ago had access to our Team Foundation Server (TFS) 2013 instance (he was able to access queries, work items, backlogs etc via the web interface). Recently, we needed ...
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How to login to a server as a mysql user in order to stop the mysql server?

I have a linux server instance hosted by RunAbove where I log in as an 'admin' user using an ssh key. I need to change the mysql root password on the server manually. I'm following directions given ...
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User with grant permissions cannot grant permissions for new user with and new database

I am using: mysql 5.5.43-0 on ubuntu 14.04.1 I try to create a new admin-user (admin) who is allowed to do the following things: a creating new users (dbuser1) with password - (permission "create ...
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Security risk in using one user for all shared hosting clients?

I have currently setup my CentOS 6.6 VPS for clients who host websites on my server. They have FTP access using a virtual user (with vsftpd as the real user) that is chrooted to their www folder. ...
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Find minimal policies in AWS that user needs

I try to use AWS EC2. There is a command $ aws ec2 describe-instances That answers: A client error (UnauthorizedOperation) occurred when calling the DescribeInstances operation: You are not ...
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Apache Module blocking access to FTP [closed]

EDIT: previous server admin changed all sites to use Apache Module. Now the sites only run on apache:apache Problem is, now the client can't access their files in Filezilla, since originally the user ...
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CentOS 6.6, Limits of user-specific environment

So I'll add context, but my BLUF is this: In an organization that actively prefers "old, known, stable" (CentOS 6.6, highly curated Repo, etc...) to "modern, efficient, effective", but allows me ...
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Permission denied (failed to create pid) when starting SphinxSearch [closed]

When I try to start the SphinxSearch service like this /etc/init.d/sphinxsearch start or this sudo /etc/init.d/sphinxsearch start I get the following error Starting sphinxsearch: Sphinx ...
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How to fix Error: mkdir(): Permission denied when running composer

I have a ec2 image and get the following error when trying to create a new laravel project. [ErrorException] mkdir(): Permission denied Here is the command: composer create-project ...
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Unable to set AJXP_DATA_PATH variable for Pydio in CentOS

I'm trying to launch Pydio on my CentOS 7 server with Nginx. I get to a point where everything is working, I mean I get a Pydio Error, it is generated by Pydio. Impossible write into the ...
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How do I enable Get-MailboxFolder to work against other mailboxes?

Get-MailboxFolder by default seems to only work on one mailbox, that of the logged in user. I'm trying to leverage the Identity parameter of the cmdlet to connect to other mailboxes. I discovered ...
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User accidentally messed up a Robocopy command and caused a bunch of folders to get created with corrupt security

We had a user run a robocopy command to copy some files but unfortunately the user accidentally messed up the syntax. Something like: robocopy "\\server1\share\Accounting" ...
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Is this the Right Way to Perserve Owners, Permissions and Attributes when copying files with robocopy?

Note: This example is making a copy of an existing directory to an non-existing prior to copying directory. Note: When my scheduled tasks were giving me an error, this is how I went about ...
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FTP with linux permissions not being set

I run a dedicated server with clients. I then accessed one client's account and created a folder. Let's call it TEST. I check permissions via the FTP client, and they check out to be ok (which is ...
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Server - run programs under specific user with restrictions to write only into one directory [closed]

i'm a web developer and i need to run some third-party programs on my server. Since these programs are third-party and i'm not always 100% sure of their reliability, i would run these programs with ...
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No write permission for Wordpress under Nginx in CentOS 7

I have a CentOS 7 machine with Nginx running and the user is "nginx" (tghe default one in CentOS). I've installed Wordpress, which is working perfectly, and I've give wrtite permissions for nginx user ...
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Active Directory Users Delegated Permissions

This is probably a dumb question, but how does the delegated user access ad to make these changes? I have set this up but a user cannot launch the active directory users and groups tool. Only admins ...
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I removed all permissions on C:\ Server 2012 R2 Core

Really stupid move, I know this. I was granting permissions to one of our users on the C: directory of on of our servercore machines. I used icacls /grant :r and removed all the permissions to the ...
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Setting NTFS permissions to Write, but not Read [migrated]

For our Benefits Open Enrollment period, we want to setup a file share/mapped drive where a specific user account (autologon to locked down laptops for this specific purpose) can save a PDF of their ...
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Nginx refuses to read new directory in /home

I'm on CentOS6.6, installed "Akeneo" and all went well. Installed into /home/pim so the actual location for nginx to use is the web directory where app.php is located. Doing a namei on ...
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User/group - folders mapping on Windows SBS 2008 [duplicate]

How can I know which files/folders are accessible by a specific user/group on Windows SBS 2008?
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how to assign read only permission to sudo group

how can I assign read only permission to all users who are entitled in sudoer file? I want to assign the permissions on log files to those who are in sudoer file.
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Cisco Router: ran 'no enable password'; 'enable' still asks for a password

I have a Cisco router (it's hard to access physically so I can't tell you the model) being used as a NAT without a firewall (inside the network in such a way that that does not pose a security thread) ...
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WebApp won't compile in CentOS 7 server, but does compile in Windows

I am getting a "resource marked as read-only" error when I try to compile a war file on a CentOS 7 installation. But the same eclipse project does not throw any compilation error on Windows after I ...
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How to change the group, excluding a directory

We are using AWS S3 Buckets, and when you attempt to do a recursive chgrp, it churns on the S3 bucket (essentially) indefinitely. Is it possible to execute chgrp while excluding a directory?
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How can I give one account to all calendars in Microsoft Exchange server 2007 [migrated]

I have the ambition to create a Windows Desktop Application which can view all agendas of my coworkers. Extracting data from my own personal calendar is quite easy. I wonder if there is a permission ...
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Why does Apache need o+x permissions for a Virtual Host running under suEXEC?

Running Apache 2.4.10 on Arch Linux. I'm trying to restrict an SFTP user to only be able to access his home directory, a public folder under a vhost directory, without being able to access that vhost ...
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Quest PowerShell: Export AD permissions and apply them at a later stage

I'm trying to standardise our AD permissions for our 4 support groups. I've already applied permissions for 2 standard groups (Global support) and I'm now facing a painful clean-up for site based ...
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How do I remove my user from the “roots” group? [closed]

I accidentally added my user myuser to the group root using the command sudo usermod -a -G root myuser. Now I want to remove myuser from roots, but I am unable to do so. I tried the following: ...
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connect() to 127.0.0.1:5601 failed (13: Permission denied) [duplicate]

I have NGINX setup as a proxy for Kibana, a Java server running on 127.0.0.1:5601. If I run curl http://127.0.0.1:5601, I get access to Kibana and everything works great. However, nginx can't seem to ...
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using icacls to copy a specifc user's folder permissions and apply them to another

Let me preface this with that I know the 'right way' to do this is with security permissions, but for curiosity's sake, let's take this scenario: user1 and user2 are part of the same security group ...
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Remote Server Administration Tools - Granular permission

Currently my IPAM server is on a server which does more than just IPAM - I would like to allow level 1 and 2 technicians some access to the IPAM server via RSAT, but I can't find any information on ...
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Admin has no rights, not even to own desktop

For some reason my admin account lost access to everything. I can't see any files on my desktop; When I try to open a file I get the error Nautilus could not create the following required ...
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How can I get Windows Server 2012 R2 to stop asking for a file share password?

We have one folder on a Windows Server 2012 R2 that we want to share without passwords. I've tried everything I can find, but no matter what I try, the server prompts for a password on the share and ...
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NTFS permissions to list folders but not show whats inside

Im setting up a backup's shared folder where every user will have its own folder, i want to be able to list all the users folders but only allow each user to work inside his own folder i.e.: Backups ...
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Windows 2008 R2 folder prompt for credentials

I cannot find an answer to this question, so I am hoping someone here can help. We have a couple folders on our NAS that only our Help Desk techs can get into for install and troubleshooting ...
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chef remote_directory permissions

I have checked https://docs.chef.io/resource_remote_directory.html and http://joerussbowman.tumblr.com/post/58241535331/chef-remote-directory-is-basically first of all. chef-client version 12.2.1 ...
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Windows: application has rights to folder to which user that run it does not

I am developing desktop application for Windows and I was wondering if it is possible to configure folder permissions in such way that following scenario would work: Non-admin user runs my ...
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Override apache2 virtualhost configuration

I'm trying to show a 403 error for everyone browsing my website except my own IP. This is a temporary modification, so I don't want to change every of my virtualhost. I've tried adding ...
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Permission Denied (Publickey) from OS X to Ubuntu

I know this question has been asked more than a few times, but I can't work it out on my machine and I feel like I have tried everything. I want to log into my ubuntu machine with ssh using a public ...
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LDAP Browser(Softerra) vs LDP.exe

Here is the issue; -> There is a Deny All(FullControll) set on 2 OUs for a service account. -> When i use LDP.exe to query those OUs, it can read their names but can not display any objects ...
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Who can change ACL?

I'm using ACL to control access to individual roots of webs for different instances of Apache and different groups of admins. I've got a Unix group admins-web22 for admins of a particular website and ...
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Prevent changing ownership of a file

I have file with 777 permission. How can I prevent changing ownership of that file by others? ie I need to prevent chown x:y myfile myfile is a log file written from web. it's ownership is www-data.
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SELinux - first attempt to restrict file by type - fails to fail

I have a Centos 6 Linux box. I read tutorials on SELinux and wanted to try it out. Here are steps I followed, set SELINUX=enforcing in /etc/selinux/config turned on SELINUX with setenforce 1 service ...
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PDFTK: unable to open file for output

I am making use of PDFTK to watermark PDF files using the following command: pdftk /tmp/55180af7c8c88.pdf stamp /tmp/stamp55180af7c95b84.58412952.pdf output /tmp/55180af7c95c81.06110501.pdf However ...
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SSH key authentication not working

I've a server running Ubuntu 10.04 (as a VM) to which I can't connect using ssh key authentication without being asked for the password. I've read a lot before posting but I really don't know what I'm ...
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What does a new user object in an AD domain have access to by default?

Background: An application requires that user objects be created to contain various users' information. These user objects exist for their data only, and the user objects should not be able to log in, ...