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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How can I identify and convert “DL Groups” applied to public folders that are not Security groups, but should be?

Public folders used to have regular old DL's as a way to secure public folders. Now they need to be security groups. How can I identify the security groups in use on a Public Folder, and convert ...
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How to (re)set permissions for a Service in Windows XP

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Windows services privilege separation

When looking at the non-Microsoft services on my computer, most of them are executed as the account SYSTEM. Is there a mechanism in Windows that prevents any service running as SYSTEM from ...
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linux mv command not working on server, works on local machine

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Directory permissions for user account linux

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Permissions inheritance problems with Windows 10 [migrated]

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Application Crash after inactivity Application Event ID: 1026, 1000, 1005, 1001. Security Event ID: 5061 [on hold]

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Grep access on maillog for non root

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Is there an Effective Permissions option for “Administrators” group on a Windows server?

A file or a folder in a Windows server has the option of Effective Permissions or Effective Access where you can provide an user or a group and it will check what kind of permissions this user has. ...
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How to make Java auto-update for small organization with non admin users?

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How to access AD directory user which has no read permission

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Different Permissions for different files / folders with bindfs

I'm following this guide: link on how to use bindfs. I have a question however. The guide only mentions broadsweep permissions for all files, however if I want seperate permissions (644 for files, and ...
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Permissions On Folder Give Me Access Denied. Why?

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Allow access in home directory for apache but not other users?

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Can't upload files in redmine (using centos 7)

I installed redmine 2.6.6.stable in a centos 7 vm (kernel 3.10.0-229.7.2.el7.x86_64). So far it's fine, but I'm currently unable to upload files. Googling around I found out that the Passenger writes ...
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Denying access for specific host to specific database on mysql

We have a production MySQL server with the following grants: mysql> show grants for the_db; ...
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RDP group assignments not working

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How to properly set up permissions for multiple users on the same virtual host

I currently setup a single user on my virtual host like this: sudo useradd -d /website/ -m user -s /usr/bin/rssh sudo chown root:root /website/ -R #Don't get why I need this part but doesn't work ...
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Allow login as any user from group by sudoers

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Virtualmin Virtual Servers file owner solution for deployment

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How to create a file root user can't delete [duplicate]

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Tracing inheritable permission in Active Directory

I have a bunch of IDs which has write access to a particular OU in Active Directory. This access is inherited through security groups. Due to the large number of security groups these IDs are in, I ...
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facl permission denied when change acl

I have two server, setup should be the same, but I'm getting weird behavior. I upload on the server file (using web app) and when I'm doing deploy of app I'm changing permissions useing setfacl like ...
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Server 2012 - how to make files in a folder readonly to everyone but creator/owner

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Uwsgi “Permission denied” after “Gracefully killing worker”

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Issue with permissions on MongoDB data directory

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Adding Folder Permissions Using Powershell

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ACL permissions not inherited

I have a Ubuntu 14.04 server with an EXT4 partition. I want to change what permissions new files and folders get when they are created in /home/myuser. I set some options with setfacl, and getfacl ...
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Jenkins server built permissions

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Redmine can't see git repo from local gitlab server

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vSphere folder permissions

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SSH user minimum permissions

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Why IUSR does not have any permission on wwwroot

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Permissions, owner, group inheritance? [duplicate]

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Enterprise user accounts unable to modify (audio) volume via taskbar icon

Recently, all user accounts (even including domain administrators) are unable to make changes to the (audio) volume level via the volume notification icon in the taskbar. Clicking on it does not ...
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Convenient WordPress Web Directory Permissions?

I'm setting up a webserver for WordPress. WordPress requires it's stuff to be owned by www user or it has problems installing plugins and themes (asks for server FTP credentials, it's stupid, I ...
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Proftpd user permissions issue

I just installe proftpd on Ubuntu 15.04 and it works fine i made a permission setting for my ftp user called "ftp" there has the dir "/home/ftp/" but i have a problem because i have a folder inside my ...
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Setting up a shared team folder (served to the web) - Best Practices?

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NTFS Traverse-permission - How are the correct settings?

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group permissions on directory being ignored for user

It seems that there is a Linux user (on an Ubuntu 12.04.4 server) who is unable to access a shared directory, even though that user belongs to the group which owns the directory. Here is an example ...
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vsftpd access with write permissions

I have a problem with vsftpd. I've installed it on Debain7. When I try to login to the server with login/password: ftp://x.x.x.x I see a message about error. Permissions on folder is 750. But when I ...
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Users Home drive given local admin permission by ADU&C when creating user

Sorry for the horrible title. So we have an issue, where the permissions on our file server are set as follows: D:\Data>cacls d:\data\mydocs\johnny.depp d:\data\mydocs\Johnny.Depp ...
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How to prevent Apache from serving files owned by root?

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Intermittent Permission Denied error when opening files from a SAMBA mount

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AWSLambdaExecute policy definition

Foreword: I'm not asking for configuration help. My use case is covered and working fine. This is a theoretical question. On AWS there is a policy called AWSLambdaExecute which is defined as follows: ...
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Script to propagate root folder inheritance to sub folders every X minutes?

Is there a batch script that I can run every 15 minutes (assuming task scheduler) that will propagate inheritable permissions to every sub folder from the root folder? A little background on why I ...