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

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“NRPE: Unable to read output” while trying to run a script as another user

First of all: I know there were already questions about this issue, but even using their answers I still cannot figure out why my command is not working. What I want to do is call a script on remote ...
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Advice on how to convert a small, completely peer-to-peer network into a client/server type network?

I apologise in advance if I use the wrong terminology or have stupid ideas about the way things work. I am a newbie but I am really interested in learning and I hope that you may be able to help me. ...
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Give root privileges to an user just for a specific directory

I have have a web server running on my machine and I would like to give the 2 users, misterX and misterY, root privileges for the directory /var/www so that they can also edit the files that are being ...
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Windows: “No permissions have been assigned for this object” - damaged permissions / ACL

We occasionally observe damaged filesystem ACLs. The dialog shows then this message: No permissions have been assigned for this object. Warning: this is a potential security risk because anyone who ...
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How to restrict a specified file on specified port in Nginx?

The web server is NginX, I need to do these: when accessing xxx.php from port 80, return 404; when accessing xxx.php from 8555(ssl connection), normal way. I've tried this way: server { ...
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Apache unable to write on 2777 folder [duplicate]

I am using smarty template system on my website. When it tries to cache some data, a fatal error occurs: Fatal error: Smarty error: unable to write to $compile_dir '/var/www/html/cache/frontend'. Be ...
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Permissions issue with Centos [on hold]

I've got a problem with folder permissions on CentOS. I have a folder called website, which was created by the root user via ssh, with setting 775 permissions. Now, I have a second account, called ...
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Allow dev user to edit files that sometimes belong to www-data

This question has been asked time and time again but none of the answers seem to answer my specific question - either that or I'm not getting it. Anyway, as per the title, I'm trying to limit our web ...
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Amazon S3 permission policy: I still get denied access

I have a problem with a permission policy of an Amazon S3 user. I've read this answer and this post too but the problem is still there: Each time I simulate the policy, I get "Implicitly denied ...
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How to reset service permissions after messing up with `sc sdset`?

After applying this "solution" I have no way of starting the spooler service, not even as Admin. If I open services.msc as Administrator, that service has disappeared, as noted here (I wish I found ...
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nginx failed (13: Permission denied) uwsgi (502 bad gateway)

I am having trouble running my application on a new DigitalOcean droplet. The machine runs CentOS 6.5 My /etc/nginx/nginx.conf user nginx www-data; worker_processes 1; error_log ...
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freshclam.log cron giving error [closed]

I'm using vestacp control panel on centos 6.5 VPS. I'm getting the error below every day and when I try to start clamd it doesnt start /etc/cron.daily/freshclam: ERROR: Problem with internal logger ...
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Two Windows server, not in domain, grant permissions to each other's users [on hold]

We have two Windows Server machines, which are not in domain. Sql Server runs on one of them. We want to save backups of Sql Server to another server. We created a folder in second server then we gave ...
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Locking folder/directory structure [on hold]

I've got a site with several users working off a central QNAP NAS, and what I only can describe as a "fat-finger" problem, whereby some (older/novice) users have a tendency to drag project folders ...
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Samba permissions being ignored

I have defined the following share in smb.conf [development_server] comment = Development directories path = /sites writeable = yes valid users = @dev guest ok = no directory ...
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Correctly assigning permissions & groups

So my nginx is using www-data:www-data, and I want to deploy files to my server with Beanstalk through sftp properly. So I've created an user called beanstalk and added him to www-data group. $ id ...
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cPanel & Apache with Jailshell - Permission Errors?

Whenever I try to deploy a Laravel application with composer, I always get a 500 internal server error when installing from the command line. It defaults permissions of files to 664 and directories ...
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Exchange 2010 - Unable to open/logon to Public Folders when using a Full Access profile

Currently have a very odd situation which I've managed to isolate to a very specific sequence to replicate and/or alleviate the issues. We have say a shared mailbox called "Shared" which 10+ users ...
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ACL permissions failing in ubuntu

Problem I need to give read/write access to a system group called "mongodb" on a USB key that's been formatted as ext4. It seems that the command worked, but when I try to have the system user write ...
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samba permisions when copying files to file share

Maintainign a ubuntu server for a client where they use several file shares through smb. Fileshares have permisions to user groups and are set to 0770 Lately I get a lot of complaints from users ...
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Unable to use rsnapshot to sync non-owned files but able to do it with plain rsync command

I am trying to use rsnapshot to sync remote file to my own computer. However, I have some trouble when I need to access files which are not owned by user who is SSH-ing to the remote machine. My ...
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Microsoft Exchange Server Permission Insight

I was just assigned management of our Exchange Servers. The person who installed and configured our Exchange 2010 Servers did not set up permissions correctly. I noticed that anyone within the ...
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Windows 7: Having Underprivileged User Install and Alter Fonts

I've run into this huge issue with a graphic designer. They want to be able to install fonts they have downloaded. This user is a non-admin user on the local machine and a non-admin user on our ...
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What is a safe alternative to wildcards in /etc/sudoers?

In the /etc/sudoers file on my Red Hat server, I have this line: %webdevgroup ALL=NOPASSWD: /bin/chmod * /home/http/* This is clearly a bad idea, since someone could do something like this: sudo ...
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Delete file as different user under PHP

I'm running PHP as user www-data and Nginx is running as user nginx. I need to delete files in /var/cache/nginx/, which is owned by user nginx and I want to do it using PHP. Is there a way to allow ...
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nginx and php-fpm permission

I have a problem with nginx / php-fpm permissions. I run a website in /var/www/clients/client1/web1/web, the owner:group of that folder and subfolders is web1:client1. When I try to create or upload ...
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Set containing directory permissions using setfacl?

I have a file e.g script.php in the following folder structure style /home/site/admin/script.php I have used setfacl to allow a new user that logs in remotely permission to include that file in ...
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Which match takes precedence when exporting an NFS share?

Say you're exporting an NFS share using IP addresses and netmasks to give different machines different permissions: [/etc/exports] /media/shared 192.168.0.64/26(rw,[...]) 192.168.0.0/24(ro,[...]) ...
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File permission problems with Apache, FastCGI, and Prestashop

I am running a Prestashop installation on CentOS 6.5 and Apache 2.2.15. A while back I updated Apache and lost the ability to upload product images via Prestashop backoffice along with other problems, ...
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Apache can't reading from documentroot with permissions for www-data

My OS is Linux Mint 17. My goal is allow reading of /mnt/wwwdata for root and apache only. I trying to setup apache document root in directory /mnt/wwwdata, with rights 0770 for group wwwadmins, ...
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Copy file from Windows host to Linux host via Rsync, then set permissions

So I have a Windows SFTP server (SFTPSERVER), which receives files (duh). I then need to push those files to a Linux server (AD authenticated to my domain) elsewhere in my organzation. So that bit I ...
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mkdir -p ignores facl?

I am trying to enforce file perms of 777 across a specific set of dirs. I used "setfacl -m d:o::rwx" and got what appears to be the right permissions $ getfacl . # file: . # owner: blah # group: ...
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nginx server, multiple users editing their own files via SFTP

I'd like to have a Debian server set up so that different users have their own domains that only they can edit, e.g.: /home/ + /bob/www/ + oldsocks.com/ + nosepickers.org/ + /joe/www/ + ...
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Messed up permissions of mail folders

i just messed up the permissions of all /var/spool/mail folder on a 250 user system. I have the homefolders with the correct permissions and the same name. Is there an easy way to make the permissions ...
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Give su permission to LDAP group

I created an LDAP environment and i'm trying to set up a group in the LDAP server that has SU priviledges in all other linux machine that use this ldap server. dn: ...
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Least-Privilege BUILTIN\Administrator Failure Configuring Application Control Policies with AppLocker

I asked this question over at SuperUser to no avail a while ago, before realizing that serverfault may be a better option. I'm configuring execution control on a computer running Windows 7 SP1 ...
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Tool to show permissions of path in Linux?

Is there a tool in Linux that will take a path such as /var/log/httpd/error_log, and print the permission for each branch of the path, i.e.: /var: root:root, 0755 ...
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Granting user enough privileges to run ifconfig on IllumOS (OmniOS)

I sense this should be a very simple question, but somehow I cannot find a solution. I have a non-root user and I would like to grant this user enough permissions or privileges, so he can run ...
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Linux ssh: allow public-key authentication without giving user read rights to private key

Users logged in on my Linux server should be able to ssh to a specific remote machine with a default account. The authentication on the remote machine uses public key, so on the server the ...
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Windows cant open mac shared files unless read only

I recently setup a mac server (Mavericks 10.9.5, Server 3.2.1) in our office environment, mostly mac but there are two windows pcs. The windows 8 machine can connect and open files/folders without ...
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Setting COM permissions

Our little COM library is getting the dreaded 80004005 error on a customer's new computer. I recall this has to do with COM permissions, but for the life of me I can't find these any more on this ...
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MySQL user:pass in roundcube php config

Is it considered bad practice to have a MySQL query with user:pass as plaintext? I'm doing this right now (in nginx/roundcube to modify my dovecot passwords) but it seems strange because if I had ...
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Toshiba eStudio350 scan to SMB file in Windows 8 Homegroup causing file storage error

My question concerns a large format, stand alone copy machine. I am trying to scan from the copy machine to users' folders on the network. I have done this with various copiers in the past and it ...
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Exchange 2013 Calendar Issues

I have an ongoing Exchange 2013 problem with some users not being able to add/edit Calendar entries into the Calendars of other users. I'm hoping for a clue as to why this may be happening. We have ...
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Hourly Clamscan cron script failes at reading file list

I've this piece of code located in /etc/cron.hourly/hourlyclamscan. #!/usr/bin/bash # Create Hourly Cron Job With Clamscan # Directories to scan SCAN_DIR=/home/transmission/Downloads # Temporary ...
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Fix Account issues after removing DC from server with IIS?

We recently upgraded our single-domain Windows network by adding two new servers. We promoted them both to domain controllers and removed the domain controller from our webserver (which was set up ...
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dovecot 2.1 new imap folder permissions

I am migrating an old mail (postfix/dovecot) server to a new one. Everything works much as expected. I have a small obstacle though. I use mbox format and the setup is pretty much simple. Suppose a ...
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how to run a web app: users/groups to use for each component?

How do you organize your users/groups to run the different components of your web app? Any best practices? The answer of this question (What permissions should my website files/folders have on a ...
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How to assign different permissions to folders through WebDAV by NGINX

I can't set up Nginx with WebDAV as I need to. The task is: There is a folder '/srv/root' with two subfolders - 'folder1' and 'folder2' and 3 users - 'admin', 'user1' and 'user2'. I want 'admin' to ...
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OpenBSD chroot for nginx/Apache file permissions

I haven't been able to find a satisfying answer on Goole or the various Stack forums: I noticed that files under /var/www (where nginx and I believe Apache are chrooted by default) have permissions ...