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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Deleted file on network. It has disappeared, but still exists

I attempted to copy a new version of an .exe file to our company's network. There was an error saying that I did not have permission to perform this. I have full control of the folder and I can copy ...
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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 [on hold]

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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Two questions about IIS permissions [on hold]

This question has been published on official IIS forums, but did not find the answer there. Hope find it here. Good day to you! And sorry for my English. I am using IIS for some time and now I ...
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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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File permissions in /home/ directory for shared hosting [duplicate]

I've avoided asking, but after searching for hours I am stuck. Background info: Host type: VPS Control Panel Used: Centos Web Server Linx Distribution: Centos 6.5 I have 2 websites hosted on the ...
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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, ...
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Windows network folder directory list inconsistent when viewed from two different client machines

I am on a corporate network using Windows. There is a network share provided by a NetApp appliance. When I log on to two different machines and view the network drive, I see inconsistent directory ...
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special permissions set to deny on new subfolders of a folder I own with Full Control

I have rsnapshot 1.3.1 installed under cygwin64 (setup 2.870, dll 1.7.35) on win2012r2, all the latest as of today. I configured it to take a single file, current.7z, and make a rotating backup of ...
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Specify File-level FTP Permissions

I have a user that has access to an ftp folder: /home/user1/public_html/ Is it possible to deny access to specific files within this folder, while still allowing apache to run them? For ...
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Open LiteSpeed permission problems

I recently moved to open litespeed from apache and i can no longer create files. When i do a file_put_contents i get permission errors. lsphp and litespeed both run under user nobody. Doing a chmod ...
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WordPress can't move files (Nginx, HHVM)

I have a WordPress setup using HHVM & NGINX on Ubuntu 14.04 that can't moves files when uploaded. Nginx is running as www-data. Files are all owned by deploy:deploy. Where www-data is a member ...
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Apache CentOS 7 403 Forbidden Anyone?

I am trying to setup a situation where I can FTP to my Linux CentOS 7 server and update the web site files from my Windows 7 system. At this point I can FTP to my user's folder using vsftp ...
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Rights issue, extracting a zip archive

I'm in need for some expertise. I've been tinkering a few days at this with fruitless results. I'm trying to write an update script starting out in PHP. PHP will download a zip archive via FTP ...
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Read only permissions on some Linux logs

I would like to limit a certain user (let's call it logger) to be able to only read some (not all) logfile (web, php framework, radius,etc).I am not sure how to do it the "best" way. So far I have a ...
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Preventing specific folder deletion in CentOS

I have a CentOS server running PureFTPd with multiple virtual users mapping to a single system user. Each of these virtual users gets chrooted to a directory corresponding to their username. The ...
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Spamassassin cannot write files to disk

I am running spamassassin on Ubuntu 14.04 as root. When I am calling any of the methods, such as Check or ReportSpam, I am also passing in another user that the check should be run as. However I get a ...