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What should the permissions be on for PostgreSQL /data files?

I installed Postgres 9.3 from the osX binary. When I attempted to restart using pg_ctl restart, I received the following error: $ pg_ctl restart pg_ctl: could not open PID file ...
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Netatalk shared folder shows as readonly on OSX

I have a few Mac clients connected to a Linux server running Netatalk 3.1.1. The server is connected to an AD domain, the clients are currently not. Previously all users were connecting under a single ...
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FreeNAS, ZFS, OS X, can't get write access

I have a OS X. I configured server, based on FreeNAS. Setup sharing trough AFP service. Set all permissions for read-write access for users and groups. I do all the same things for one UFS drive and ...
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Disable Execution of all files under directory OS X

Is it possible in OS X (Assume 10.7+) to disable execution of any file (even files in subdirectories) of a specified folder? I don't mean with chmod, but with some kind of security framework. Ideally ...
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Weird permissions getting set on directories after rsync

I've got a drive on a Mac (OSX 10.7.5) that I'm sharing on the LAN. In the system preferences, the share is set so System Administrator has Read & Write access, System Group has Read Only, and ...
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MySQL - Access denied for user 'root'@'localhost' (using password: YES)

I'm pulling my hair out trying to decipher why every time I do a fresh install of mysql on OSX and import a database, the minute I restart the mysql instance I'm prompted with the message: Access ...
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Set default permissions for files created through FTP & SFTP on Mac OS X

I have 2 users on my Mac OS X Server, both in the group 'wheel'. If User A creates a file through SFTP/FTP, User B can read the file, but not write to it, since the default file permission is 644, ...
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Odd permissions issues on Windows Server 2008 R2 with Macs OS 10.6/.7/.8

*I have four macs that use a Windows Server 2008 R2 machine to share files as part of their workflow, each user has their own folder and completed jobs are dropped in an archive folder when complete. ...
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Is it possible to change User's Home Directorys permission in OSX?

Most of your staff uses OSX as main operation system. The problem is that recently we were attacked with some odd malware: users are getting zip-file via mail, and when they open this zip file, they ...
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Enabling `mod_rewrite` apache, permissions issues

In attempting to enable mod_rewrite on the Apache2 web server installed with Mac OSX 10.7.4. Following these instruction, ultimately using the configuration to host CakePHP applications, I run into ...
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Deny Delete Windows SMB fileshare - Mac OS X client

I'm struggling with this one. We have a folder within a shared drive that a certain group (group1) of users that can read/write and delete their own files and folders. However there is one account in ...
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Default file permissions when copying from Windows share to OS X

I have an issue that I haven't been able to find an answer for. I have a handful of Mac designers here that started using a program called Articulate to generate flash objects to embed on our ...
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HTTP 403 (error 13) with Zend CE on OS X

I'm getting a HTTP 403, with permission error 13 (file system?) using Apache (bundled with Zend Server) on OS X 10.7.4. [Thu May 17 16:40:58 2012] [error] [client ::1] (13)Permission denied: access ...
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Recursively apply ACL permissions on Mac OS X (Server)?

For years I've used the strong-armed-duo of these two suckers... sudo chmod +a "localadmin allow read,write,append,execute,\ delete,readattr,writeattr,readextattr,writeextattr,\ ...
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Why does Mac OS X ignore my Windows NTFS and Share permissions?

Mac OS X Snow Leopard Windows Server 2003 Windows Folder "Videos" Share Permissions on Videos - Everyone NTFS Permissions on Videos - System (Full Control) - Domain Users (Modify) - Domain Admins ...
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How can i keep permissions for _www apache

I'm on Mac OS X lion, and I use apache for php and rails development. What groups or permissions should I set so that apache, through the _www user/group has full read/write access to my website ...
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Reset dscl UniqueID and PrimaryGroupID of root to 0 on Mac OS X

Because of a very faulty script my root's PrimaryGroupID is 101 and UniqueID is 101. I have still an access to root, I can run sudo from my admin account, but the sudo and root do not have all the ...
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Multiple users writing to one Samba mount point in OSX

I have an OSX box containing a script which writes a unique file to a Samba share. The first part of the script mounts the share. On the machine are 2 users- UserA and UserB. Each requires to run ...
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Why does the Typo3 directory disappear when I set AllowOverride All

my problem is that I wanted to install the new Typo3 (4.6.0) and extracted it into my User's apache directory. I work with Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard and configured successfully PHP with MySQL. I am ...
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How do I prevent natd from accessing a specific external address?

I'm using Little Snitch, and it's telling me natd is accessing tonix.sytes.net (a torrent tracker) every second or so. I have been unable to backtrace which program is making the call, and if I ...
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Matlab computations done over Apple Filing Protocol (AFP) depend on POSIX permissions, ignores ACLs

I'm a system administrator and have never used Matlab, so forgive my general ignorance of the program. My users have encountered problems when executing scripted Matlab actions over AFP to a Mac OS X ...
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Catch-all ACL attributes via CLI for Mac OS X?

It's nice and all that one can "go crazy" adding and subtracting ACL's from files/folders till the cows come home... but when doing it from the command line, say for example.. $ chmod +a# 1 "admin ...
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User directive in nginx generates error despite running as UID root

I'm running nginx on a MacOS X machine, installed with brew, and when I launch nginx, even with sudo, I get the following warning in my log file over and over again: 4/21/11 2:03:42 AM ...
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How are file locks implemented in mac osx

On macs you have the option of locking a file in order to prevent its deletion. But this is not done by chmodding u-w or something like that, because locked files can have write permissions. So what's ...
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OSX User Directory - how did some get an ACE of group:everyone deny delete?

I know a little about ACLs from long ago experience, but have never checked them out in OSX (currently I have 10.6.7 -standard, non-server on a stand-alone iMac). I just noticed that some non-admin ...
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Mac os snow leopard (10.6) can't connect to any smb fileshare. Connection Fails permission to access denied

Mac os snow leopard (10.6) can't connect to ANY smb (windows/linux) fileshares. Other macs can connect just fine, so I know the problem is machine specific. Go->Connect to server... select the ...
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Perhaps not understanding the OS X permissions model

Trying to set up a complex config for the bundled Httpd on MacOSX 10.6. In the log for the httpd: [Wed Mar 23 09:18:07 2011] [error] [client ::1] (13)Permission denied: mod_rewrite: can't access ...
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Perhaps not understanding the OS/X ACL model [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Perhaps not understanding the OS X permissions model In the log for the httpd: [Wed Mar 23 09:18:07 2011] [error] [client ::1] (13)Permission denied: mod_rewrite: can't ...
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setgid on samba share not working with Mac OS X

I've set the setgid-bit on folders within my samba-share. It works like a charm for windows and linux clients. Accessing such a folder with a mac-client the setgid is ignored and the group permission ...
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How do you give full access w/ chmod to multiple groups? Need to use ACL's?

First of all, thanks for reading. I've had success running a plist launchd job that is in my LaunchAgents folder. It basically calls a small shell script that chmod's a folder's permissions. I then ...
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Allowing the www user access to a folder in my home folder [OSX]

Simple permissions question. I want the www user to have read write access to a subfolder in my home folder. Obviously, I want to be able to use it too! I know I can execute: sudo chown -R www:www ...
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Mac (10.6.4) AFP Share (Network Applications) permissions issue

I have a share point for the shared applications folder. This auto-mounts on clients correctly but when a file is created the permissions are such that the owner can't write to it (locally: root:wheel ...
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Permissions for new directory and file on Samba when connecting through mac osx

I'm using ubuntu server 10 and I have this configuration in my smb.conf: [www] comment = Web files path = /var/www browsable = yes writeable = yes create mask ...
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Can “traditional unix permissions” conflict with or override ACL permissions in OSX?

Can "traditional unix permissions" conflict with or override ACL permissions in OSX? Are there cumulative effects between these or are "traditional permissions" ignored when ACL permissions are ...
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What causes Permission Denied when doing an ls on a symbolic link, when the underlying file has 'r' granted to all?

Not sure if this belongs here or on superuser.com. I'm battling with getting a C process working that needs to link in Oracle dynamic libraries. It compiles and runs fine under the oracle user (the ...
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What is preventing me from piping from a '600' file into mail within launchd?

In OSX 10.6 I'm running logcheck.sh via. launchd using this plist <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <!DOCTYPE plist PUBLIC "-//Apple Computer//DTD PLIST 1.0//EN" ...
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OS X clients ignoring Windows print server permissions

I'm in the process of testing a Windows Server 2008 R2 print server for a mixed OS X/Windows environment. Any security permissions (AD groups) I set for the printers on the print server are not ...
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Apache runs as which user, group under OS X 10.6?

Anyone know the default user/group for Apache under OS X (10.6)? I'd like to set permissions correctly. Already enabled Web Sharing, etc.
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What does the @ symbol mean in a file's permission settings?

I'm on MacOSX, I did ln -s on a directory and these are the results: -rwxrwxr-x@ 1 shiki admin 970332 Mar 6 16:38 apc.so -rwxrwxr-x@ 1 shiki admin 653884 Mar 6 16:38 eaccelerator.so ...
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Mac OS X Snow Leopard: permissions changed on /var results in dns lookup issues

I was attempting to solve an issue ("/var/log/msmtp.log: permissions denied" error when attempting to send mail using msmtp) when I did this: > chmod -R 770 /var After that, my machine would not ...
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How do I get Apache 2 to read this directory?

I'm on Mac OSX and i I have apache2 installed via MacPorts, running as the _www user. I have some files I want to serve in the /Users/Me/Documents/abc folder. Right now, though, the permissions of ...
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Explain why folder's permissions differ depending on HOW user is accessing server AFP vs SSH

Hoping someone can explain what is probably fairly obvious...but confuses me. Imagine two users with admin privileges on our server (Mac OS X Server 10.5). Call them joe & bob. both users are ...
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Is it a good idea to chmod my Python site-packages directory to 777?

I use Python on Linux and OS X, and I'm trying to think of a good reason not to chmod my Python site-packages directory to 777. It seems like that is better to do than sudoing every time I want to ...
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Snow Leopard Permissions in Shared Folders reset on saving file

I have several users who access their accounts on OSX through their windows machines over samba. As soon as they update/save a file, it sets the permissions to -rwxr----- which means no other users ...
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Restrict group permissions on OS X networked home folders?

It was brought to my attention recently the user's home folders on our server have group read permissions. The subfolders within them - Documents, Movies, Pictures, etc. do not have group ...
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How to change permissions on folders, but not files?

Is there a concise linux command (that will work on OSX) to change permissions on folders and all of their contents, but leave files in the current directory untouched? For example: ...
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“Permission Denied” Errors Serving SVN/WebDAV to Mac OS X

I am setting up a server for a small office. Due to technical difficulties, they had files disappearing constantly. In order to prevent this, I am setting up Apache with Autoversioned Subversion over ...
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Network users having trouble with apps — possible permissions problem

We've noticed some oddities where some applications don't work properly for users with existing network accounts [but, see the "User Comparison" section, as they do work with a test network account]. ...
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Write-only access that can see the files present?

In our schools, we have network shares for different classes containing "Hand In, Hand Out" folders. Students put their work in the Hand In folder, and teachers put assignments in the Hand Out ...