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1answer
75 views

Adding secondary groups and running processes

I made oracle member of a secondary group. Do I have to restart Oracle before it can write to directories owned by this secondary group?
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1answer
87 views

With permissions 775 php error: folder is not writable

When running a script I get the following error: 'The folder "x" is not writable.' Folder's permissions are 755. Folder ownership is user:user. PHP runs as apache. When changing group ownership of ...
1
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1answer
387 views

Is it possible to Takeown.exe of a folder for the “Everyone” user, on Windows

I can use takeown.exe to give the currently logged in user ownership of a folder. But when I try: takeown /s jimswork8 /u Everyone /f c:\test /R /D Y It just gives ownership to the currently logged ...
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0answers
72 views

Speeding up permission changes on git post-update hook

A month ago, based my question Git prime/hub website deployment: documentroot changes save fine but permission denied for subdirectories, I received some great help from dawud for setting up a ...
0
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1answer
195 views

Cannot remove a file after its transfer was interrupted (on Windows Web Server 2008 R2 SP1)

I was copying files from linux to windows (via COPSSH) using a command like (from linux shell): scp -pr dir administrator@win:/cygdrive/c/dest/ (dir was a directory with files and subdirectories) ...
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3answers
96 views

Bulk change of ownership

I recently migrated a server to another machine in our rack. They ownership/permissions didn't transfer when I moved /home from machine1 to /home on machine2 (both Ubuntu machines) The user accounts ...
0
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1answer
139 views

FTP and Apache don't get along with ownership

I moved from managed VPS to unmanaged VPS few weeks ago and set it up as I could find guides on net. I've installed Kloxo as my webui for server management etc. I have a problem with ownership ...
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2answers
924 views

Taking ownership of folder does not give full access

Summary: Even after taking ownership of a newly created directory called "NewWebsite" inside the existing "c:\inetpub\" on a Windows Server 2008 R2 (SP1) I do not have full access. The most obvious ...
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votes
1answer
175 views

logged in as root, make all files in /home/user chown to user when git pull

I like to stay logged into my (Ubuntu) VPS as root. Now I am running into issues when I git pull into my wordpress directory at /home/user . All new files will have user and group assigned as "root", ...
2
votes
2answers
66 views

similar files has the same permission & owner but some of them give forbidden error

I moved a file from another server to my server. in directory listing Apache doesn't show it and I cant download it from browser (forbidden) but I created a new file and chmod + chown both of them to ...
2
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3answers
646 views

Change the permissions and take ownership of shared files

I have domain controller (windows server 2008) with shared folders. I am logged in as administrator. I try to take ownership of a shared folder using the command takeown /f <File name> /a /r. ...
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5answers
1k views

How do I reset ownership of /usr/bin/sudo on Linux?

I accidentally changed ownership of /usr/bin/sudo to my current user (i also did this for some other stuff in my /usr directory). I can't change any of them back because I need ownership of ...
0
votes
2answers
522 views

How can I remove a directory that I own when it contains subdirectories owned by another user?

I have created a directory /home/web/test on a Debian server using a basic unprivileged account web. Another account — tomcat — then created some subdirectories and files in that folder (as you might ...
0
votes
2answers
845 views

Failure to copy files with ownership/ACL information on a Windows Server 2008 R2 machine

I'm attempting to copy a directory tree, maintaining its ownership information using the command: XCOPY S:\ProjectsDefault\Template\admin S:\Projects\00\111\admin /S /E /I /O the command gives an ...
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1answer
102 views

Folders ownerships on Windows and IIS7

I've an issue on Godaddy.com Windows (IIS 7) hosting. I've installed Drupal, and it cannot save some files into specific folders. I've checked from the control panel, the folder preferences, and ...
1
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2answers
7k views

Force ownership of folder structure without replacing other permissions - Windows Server 2008 R2 - takeown is erasing all other permissions

Logged on as local Administrator. Trying to put Administrator as owner of all files and folders on a drive. The drive contains an existing folder structure with securities/permissions/acls copied from ...
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2answers
688 views

Synchronize files and preserve permissions/owners

Greetings, I've been using Dropbox on Ubuntu 10.04 and while initially it was working very well for synchronizing a local copy of my website with the remote site, it didn't do so well when it came to ...
0
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1answer
286 views

Secure file ownership/permission sets for different files in /var/www

I'm trying to establish a set of secure ownership/permission standards for /var/www on my server. The ownership is either apache or not-apache, and the permissions are anything from 000-777. Here's ...
2
votes
2answers
291 views

What is the standard ownership/permissions setup for Apache userdirs?

When enabling userdirs (i.e. ~/public_html) in apache, what is the standard way to set up ownership and permissions of my public_html directory? Ideally I would like to give the apache server ...
1
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1answer
44 views

Multiple directories update with changing user permissons

I have multiple users on one machine with FreeBSD7.3. Each user has his own site (only one). Each site is a copy of master-site with slight differences (ie. database configuration, template files). ...
6
votes
3answers
6k views

NTFS Folder has no owner, no permissions, can't be deleted

I have a folder a 2003 member server which can't be deleted. Nothing has any permissions (domain admin and running up a cmd prompt as "nt authority\system" using psexec) - always "access denied". ...
1
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2answers
550 views

File ownership and permissions on web site PHP files

I am learning the basics of linux servers so I am green. I have an Ubuntu server upon which there are websites that I have inherited. In a fit of security worry I decided to check out the ownership ...
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votes
4answers
3k views

Restore default ownership in CentOS after terrible chown [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I recover a RHEL 4.3 server from bad permissions set over the entire filesystem? Is there any way to restore the default ownership of a CentOS filesystem after an ...
4
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6answers
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Bash Script To Repair Directory and File Ownership

My client had me deploy some folders out to a bunch of home directories for his customer websites. I did this with a Bash script, but it ended up using the root account permissions. How do I make a ...
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2answers
77 views

how to have files created by CMS have the same ownership as SSH user

I am having difficulty on our ubuntu server whereby I have an SSH user that when I create files using this user the ownership is web_user:www-data The problem is when a file is uploaded or created ...
3
votes
2answers
3k views

How to prevent ssh git push to set file ownership?

I have a remote bare Git repository on an Ubuntu server, where the files are owned by the user my_project and the group my_project, with permissions set accordingly. All commiters are themself in the ...
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2answers
757 views

Why is it bad to have root writing files to a directory not owned by root?

This came up in a comment to another question and I'd love it if someone could explain the reasons for this to me. I suggested having Apache log the errors for a given VHost to a user's home ...
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1answer
122 views

You may be attempting to write into another users folder which is not supported

Why do I get this message when trying to compile a file in Flash MX 2004? "If you are logged in with a limited user account, then you may be attempting to write into another users folder which is not ...
3
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4answers
8k views

ftp upload / how to change permissions / ownership “automagically”?

I've got a vsftp server running. Here's what I want to do : 2 developpers are given the access through an ftp client to a web directory. They write the files they want. Then they refresh the pages ...