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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Windows SBS 2008 network share permissions

I a windows server 2008 box that is used as a domain controller, SQL/Exhange server. this server also used to be the file server however i'v manged fight management for a server. At the moment almost ...
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Admin Users cannot write to New Custom AD Attribute, Normal Users can

I have extended our AD schema and added a field called TerminalName to the User Class. The logon script gets the ClientName environment variable and writes it to the field. Initially the script got an ...
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Permission update on PHP script with Apache2 and mod_php

I have done my tests using a stock and up-to-date Apache2+PHP5 install on Debian Jessie, with mod_php. Let's say Apache runs under www-data system account (I've done other tests with mpm-itk and a ...
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User Unable to Change Group Owner of File on NFS

I've created a user, say testuser, with a home directory located in /home-nas/t/testuser/. I've added testuser and testuser1 to a group called testgroup and asked each user to log out and log back in. ...
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Permissions reset?

I am a developer and I have a Windows Server 2012 development environment. Nothing special, onlyAD and a WebServer are installed on it. Everything is configured with the default values. When I do the ...
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Allow run /sbin/ifconfig to user

So, I want to allow some user to execute ifconfig. I'd created a special group "if" and done user to own this group. And now I'm going to do "chown root:if ifconfig". But I think: What wrong thing ...
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permission denied with full volume on mhddfs and SAMBA

I use MHDDFS to join 3 disks together so that my fileserver can present one large volume over SAMBA in stead of three small ones. The relevant part of fstab: # Data store disks # 2TB_Disk1 ...
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What user should I use to create websites?

I setup a LAMP stack on a dedicated server. There is a root user and a user named user1 with sudo privileges. I usually put all my websites inside the /home/sites dir, and I don't know if it's better ...
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Make user or group own port

In some situations a web application will talk to clients through a reverse proxy (e.g. Apache with mod_proxy) where the reverse proxy is listening on port 80 and the web application is listening on a ...
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Joomla 3.5 VServer write

I am using Joomla 3.5.1 and copied it from my existing Hosting to my new Vserver. I can access the /administrator login etc. also the frontend looks nice. I wanted to upload an extension (I corrected ...
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Permission denied when changing timestamp of a directory on a CIFS mount

The server dir is mounted with a user, who definitely has "Write Attributes" permissions in Windows. /etc/fstab: //server/shared /mnt/fs1 cifs ...
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chmod not working correctly in Docker

I'm building a Docker image for my Symfony app and I need to give permission to apache server to write into cache and log folders #Dockerfile FROM php:7-apache RUN apt-get update \ && ...
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Allowing PHP to run specific bash script with root permissions

I have a php script calling a bash script like this: <?php $result = exec('sudo /bin/bash /var/www/my_bash_script.sh /var/www/vhosts/testsite/htdocs/'); var_dump($result); ?> This is ...
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How to password protect shared folder windows 7 without active directory

We are currently running a group of machines where (for now) everybody logs in locally, with no network accounts, and no active directory (as of yet), there are generic usernames and passwords on all ...
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Share and NTFS Permissions on a File Server

I have a folder A and inside two files B and C What I need is that the user "XPTO" as access to read B and write on C. Usually I give the permission "list folder contents" on folder and then give a ...
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Group Policy Object not applied to client computer

I am taking over our entire Microsoft based management, this includes our AD servers, GPOs, etc. So with that being said, I don't know everything about how this setup is configured. However, I have ...
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Centos 6 - Allow sudo composer self-update for user without password

I'm trying to allow my wheel group user to run sudo composer self-update without a prompt for a password for my deploy script. I have added the bottom line below to my /etc/sudoers file: ## Allows ...
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IMAP server can't read (open) mails using fetchmail, procmail & dovecot

I'm trying to setup a mail server ! Everything seems to be ok (after some loooong days) but when I tried to read mail with IMAP server : Apr 18 17:38:48 sd-84941 dovecot: imap(dlp): Error: ...
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Getting permission denied on a python cgi script [closed]

I am trying to run a python script which produces graphs and saves them to a folder. I am running apache 2.4 on Ubuntu and my script works fine on the command line. The cgi module is enabled. I have ...
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Running a Python script which saves files to server with cgi and apache2 version 2.4

I have a python script (python.py) located in the /var/www/html/Python folder. The script saves some images to another directory (/var/www/html/Data) I have the -x file permission on the python.py ...
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Nginx: 502 Bad Gateway error with (111: Connection refused) to uWSGI socket while running django

I am building an app using an Nginx, uWSGI, Django and Postgresql stack. The app uses a Unix socket between Nginx and uWSGI. The file permissions on the socket is 775. But I still get this permission ...
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Mounting Windows NFS share from RHEL7 - uid/gid show as 4294967294

I need to mount a directory on a Windows Server 2012 system with rw access for local user apache. If I mount with defaults: server2012:/sharedir /appfolder nfs defaults ...
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Gitlab grant user access to only one repo

We have a git repo with ~10 repositories. I need to create a repo and a user who's got accesss only to this repo. I need to forbid access to any other repo for them. Our repos are mostly internal ...
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FreeNAS ACLs - ID mismatch, no AD

I am currently experiencing a strange behavior with my FreeNAS Setup, I assume it has been since my initial config. Even though I have a Windows 2008 Server, I do not use it for authentication with my ...
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linux + when change passwd we get permission denied

We have installed Redhat Linux 6.5 from scratch the VIA kick start installation and booted into single user mode because I don't have the root password. But when I perform the following: passwd root ...
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touch: cannot touch ‘test’: Permission denied [migrated]

I try crate file in directory but get touch: cannot touch ‘test’: Permission denied commands: [user@xxx api]$ ls -l total 184 ... drwxrwxr-x 2 root root 4096 2016-04-12 14:38 public .. ...
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bash: /etc/hosts: Permission denied [duplicate]

Why when I run I get the error: $ sudo echo "127.0.0.1 db-local.internal" >> /etc/hosts bash: /etc/hosts: Permission denied But when I do sudo su I can edit this file without any problem.
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Apache folder permissions issue

I've been searching for a solution for this for hours and just can't seem to find a topic where the user is facing the same issue as myself. There are similar threads but having followed all of the ...
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Windows Implicit Deny Permissions

Is there any way to setup implicit deny for windows folder permissions? I would like to setup our accounting folders to only be accessed by the administrators group and the accounting group, and be ...
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Apache won't write in a CIFS drive from himself

I want to connect a virtual SMB drive to a Linux server to let peoples save their files/data in a "cloud". To do this, i'm using wordpress, and now what i have to do is to let the apache User write on ...
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Resetting Windows' File Security Permissions

I'm trying to find the correct commands to reset each of my hard drives permissions to remove all of the incorrect, outdated groups/usernames that have built up on folders over time and reset the ...
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Error 1606 - MSIs, UNC paths and permissions?

I have a persistent issue with a number of our Windows desktop systems where we see various MSI packages throw up error 1606 (and 1314, in the MSI log), which is a permission issue, when attempting to ...
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User management with cronjob [closed]

In my organization, we want to implement a user management standard after an utter chaos. Where we(organization) and the client was able to access root user and they made changes which took down the ...
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Apache don't have full permission

I setup local server on ubuntu, install webmin to have access from desk, install apache etc. And at the end I install joomla as I'm building local use erp system. But it looks like Apache (or php I ...
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change ownership using Icacls on windows

On a windows 7 enterprise 64 bit OS - I want to change ownership of a folder inherited to all sub-folders using ICACLS I am logged in as standard user. The folder is owned by an administrator user, ...
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Wordpress plugin update/install failure

I've been reading all sorts of information all over the web on this topic. I just installed Wordpress on my Fedora 22 box, x64. The installation went perfectly, I'm able to access the site, but cannot ...
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Strange NTFS Permissions issue on Windows Share + Win 8.1 Clients

Server 2012 R2 file server -- the share is exposed over a DFS namespace. I have a group called "share" that all the users are members of. This group has read/write access to the root of the DFS share ...
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Can a folder on Linux be belonged to multiple users?

I have one folder on Ubuntu that can be read and written by user A and can be only read by user B. The solution I came up with is the following: create a group which have read permission on this ...
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Debian - how to prevent global read access for all files?

In my debian all files, even the system ones have permissions rw-r--r--, so it means that all users can view ANY file even some system configuration or database files and so on. How do I prevent ...
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An application only allows specification of the root of an administrative share for temp folder

I'm trying to figure some things out second hand about configuring a portion of an application (BMC Remedy) that, if I understand correctly, only allows configuration of this feature to use the root ...
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PHP exec() over UNC path on Windows

My environment is Windows Server 2012 R2, IIS 8, Active Directory, and a file share. IIS, AD, and the file share are all separate VMs. I have a website, www.example.com, set up in IIS. The ...
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ISAPI DLL in a UNC Network Share

I am trying to set up an ISAPI DLL in a UNC network share (shared between two load balanced servers). This works just fine if I store it on the local storage of each server. However, when I change ...
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Windows user can overwrite NFSv4/Solaris ACL permissions of files on CIFS/SMB share (grant himself full access), how do I prevent this?

I have SMB/CIFS file sharing set up on an OmniOS server with the Solaris kernel module which uses NFSv4 ACLs that should work correctly with Windows clients. I want to create a shared directory with ...
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What should the owner of `.` and `..` directories be? [closed]

A few questions about the . and .. directories: ls -la drwxr-xr-x 3 root root 4096 Mar 21 12:47 . drwxr-xr-x 60 root root 4096 Mar 15 14:36 .. Are . and .. actually directories or are they like ...
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Force windows to prompt authentication to shared folder/disable “remember my credentials”

Is there a way to force windows to prompt for credentials to a shared folder? We are in a domain environment with 50+ PCs. What I need is to have a shared folder on our server that has specific user ...
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SQL Server Agent job run as: permissions

I have a number of SQL Server Agent jobs running CmdExec statements. They are simple jobs that call simple batch files. They are run with a Run As: Proxy account, that has permissions to run as a ...
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running pg_dump with the context of a user

$ whomi admin $ pg_dump (it works....) $ sudo pg_dump doesn't work. (permission denied) $ sudo -u admin pg_dump still doesn't work (permission denied). why is that? I need to run pg_dump from ...
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Local users - Modify group membership without “elevated” rights

I have a Microsoft NPS server that we are using for MAC Authentication in our network. This server is NOT domain joined. Due to contractual requirements, I am not allowed to have 'elevated' rights ...
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logrotate as non-root user for files with various owners

I have a collection of log files with various owners. Each log file corresponds to one of a suite of programs, and the permissions are group writable so that whoever starts the program(s) can write to ...
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Limited Permissions to a domain user on AD Server

How to assign permissions to a domanin user such that he can only change active directry users password & he can be able to join or remove Client computers to the domain. He should have admin ...