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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Permissions denied to directory owned by a user

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What file access problems does the “You are about to change permissions on the root directory of the startup disk…” warning refer to?

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Linux: Allow user to execute specific command on behalf of any other user

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How to hide 'Shut down' button from an AD group assigned in local Administrators group (Windows Server)?

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Exporting privileges from Mysql - Something is missing

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Nginx Not Respecting File Permissions

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OS X 10.10 Mail.app - preferences resetting themselves

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samba 4 create mask not working

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How does apache execute files without execute permission?

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2003 domain; no domain admins can RDP [closed]

small 2003 domain with <50 clients. Today I was unable to RDP to my usual set of servers using my domain admin account. I get the error of: "To logon to this remote computer, you must be granted ...
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Samba server permissions not work

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Samba Security - Set permissions for anyone write on share (root and others)

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Gitlab omnibus fails to add ssh key

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.htaccess Permission Denied (Apache, CentOS 7)

I'm encountering an issue with .htaccess. I have searched through the Internet and all the solutions didn't work. Please help me! Thx! In the Apache error log, it has the following line: ...
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Members of local System account

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Failed to register DLL error code 80004005 Windows 7

Attempting to register a DLL on a client Win 7 machine, while running command prompt as Administrator, gives this error code 80004005. All other DLL's are registering fine, but it is 2 specific DLL's ...
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how to set directory permissions of windows server 2012 so Visual Basic 2015 windows app ‘kill’ doesn’t get file permission error

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How to work on local VM Load Balanced Web Sites

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File on Samba Share can't be edited but overwritten

I have a Windows Server 2012 filesserver and there is a excel file on a shared folder. I added a group of users to the file with write access but these users aren't able to edit the file. When they ...
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Give s permission to group returns S instead

When I run sudo find . -type d -exec chmod g+s {} \+ I get drwsr-S--- 10 csantos www-data 4096 Ago 30 08:31 app/ -rw-r----- 1 csantos www-data 1646 Ago 30 08:31 artisan drwsr-S--- 3 csantos ...
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Unmask permissions on Linux RHEL (AWS EC2)?

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I want a user to run bash scripts with sudo [closed]

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How to change MySQL user permission temporarily (Per Connection)

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Wordpress Permissions - Not allowed to read photos

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NTFS Permission error

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I have created a group for developers, to give them access to: /var/lib/dev, a folder which already have some folders and files inside. The commands I've introduced are: $ sudo useradd -d /var/dev ...
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I think I may be trying to do something dumb, but here it goes. I am creating a local web server for the testing and development of my own sites. Furthermore I have installed CentOS 7 along with ...
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rndc delzone {zonename} : permission denied

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give www-data the permission to write into /home and others root directories

I have a big problem since few days with permissions on my Symfony2 application. The background : I write a PHP app with symfony2 which gives an overview of many Moodle instances on each servers ...
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how to properly setup permission for cygwin chrooted ssh server?

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DLL and ActiveX controls not availabe for domain users - Server 2008 32 bit

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Best practice for users to scp .war files to tomcat /webapps folder?

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Single-file docker volume cannot be moved or removed due to permissions

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Can't touch/connect to a unix socket from the same group

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OpenDKIM permission denied

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IIS8 - app users not added to IIS_IUSRS

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Office 365 and JavaMail

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