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

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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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Why can't I install modules via NPM unless I'm root?

I'm using the latest version of stable node.js (0.8.19) $cd ~/downloads/node $./configure $make $sudo make install Doing this installed node.js Now, when I go to: $cd ~/myproject/node_modules ...
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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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Linux- Permission denied?

I'm installing Neo4j server as a linux service, but when I install it, I get the following message: /sbin/insserv: Permission denied What is this? What should I do? I'm running everything with ...
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Excel cannot access the file with IIS7&Windows Serer 2008 R2(64bit)

I have a web project in .NET 4 that needs to access an Excel file, but it ends up with the following error message: Error occured during file generation.Microsoft Excel cannot access the file ...
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Toshiba eStudio350 scan to SMB file in Windows 8 Homegroup causing file storage error

The network consists of 3 Windows 8.1 PCs in a Homegroup with no windows servers, no active directory, etc. Toshiba eStudio350 printer scanner copier fax IP: 192.168.1.6 (static outside DHCP ...
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vsftpd - PAM - MySQL and pam_mkhomedir to create directories

I've been successfully using vsftpd with virtual users connecting with PAM to my mysql DB. Now I'd like to automate creation of user directories with successful vsftpd connection. Here is ...
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Diagnosing permission problems with Cobian Backup to network share

I'm running the latest Cobian 11. I have a Synology DS412 NAS. All of my machines (Mac and Windows) access this just fine when I'm logged in and I browse to it manually. I have Cobian installed as a ...
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Amazon Cloudfront with S3. Access Denied

We're trying to distribute out S3 buckets via Cloudfront but for some reason the only response is an AccessDenied XML document like the following: <Error> ...
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Nagios 403 forbidden, indexes?

I installed nagios under freebsd 9, but can't figure out the right way for it to be public in the browser (from other pc's). I think that the problem is in the indexes or that there is no index file ...
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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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Permissions issue with virtual directory to UNC path

I have a virtual directory in my site (test environment). It is a UNC share which is also used as a public FTP. It is configured to connect as a domain admin account and "Test settings" says ...
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Can I checkout with svn a repository if permissions are 774

I have to give the right permissions to let some people to checkout 2 repositories that I created with svn, but I am not sure that with the sequence 774 they can checkout it. I have given 774 ...
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Anonymous Authentication in IIS not allowing access to aspx

I've got a fun IIS issue today. My iis site is configured for anonymous authentication, as the administrator account (testing purposess) And the directory in which my files exist, I've granted full ...
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Windows7 IIS7: can't turn off read-only flag for InetPub\wwwroot. Can't edit website files!

I finally got PHP running on Windows 7 IIS7 but now for the life of me can't edit files in wwwroot because my editor keeps saying "You don't have permission to save to this location... save in Pete ...
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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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View Web Analytics reports in SharePoint Foundation 2010 Central Administration

I want to look at Web Analytics reports older than 30 days in SharePoint Foundation 2010. According to TechNet, I should be able to: Log onto Central Administration as a member of the Farm ...
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Is there a way to set access to WMI using GroupPolicy?

From various documentation it appears that to change WMI access you need to use WMI to access the running service and modify specific parts of the tree. Its kind of annoying changing 150,000 hosts ...
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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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postfix pipe to script: execvp permissions denied error

I am new to postfix and am trying to pipe a message to a particular email address to a bash script. I am running CentOS 6 in case that matters. My script has 777 permission (for testing), and when I ...
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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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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 ...
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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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File permission mask/mode settings for Samba on FreeNAS?

I'm currently working on the Samba settings on a FreeNAS server. When any user creates a file or a folder on the server I want the file or folder to get the following RWX permissions: Folders: ...
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Give Apache Permission to Serve Files Outside of /var/www

I have my apache server and its specific files in /var/www and I have a bunch of group documents that I want to serve out in another directory /company/shared_files. I wrote and alias and it seems ...
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“Error Applying Security - Access is denied” while changing file permissions on windows server 2008

I'm an administrator on a Windows 2008 server. When I try to change file permissions on a directory, I get an error: Error Applying Security Access is denied. I am an administrator on the ...
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Git on Amazon Server

I have git running on an Amazon server and up til now I have been the only one to use the server. I use my Amazon ssh key to connect and am then connected as root on the server without the need for ...
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Disallowing interactive login for specific mysql users

I want to create some mysql users for different web sites but disallow interactive connections for them. If a evil-user get the mysql login credentials of a website, creating a conexion from ...
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Shell script permission denied despite +x flag [migrated]

This is an odd one, it only happens on one server (shared hosting, so I have limited access to configuration and logs), but I can't wrap my head around it. I have a shell script which runs some app's ...
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Allow mysql user to be used just by specified user

Currently any system user can run: systemuser$ mysql -u mysqluser -p (assuming he knows the password). Is there a way to deny mysql (cli) to use particular mysql user? eg. systemuser$ mysql ...
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windows 7 cant open files from osx mavericks server

I have recently setup OSX Server (on Mavericks) with an external harddrive. I have setup users and groups and created two sharepoints (public (on the internal drive), work (on the external)). Last ...
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CentOS 5.4 NFS v4 client file permissions differ from original files & NFS Share file contents

Having a strange problem with NFS share and file permissions on the 1 out of the 2 NFS clients, web1 has file permissions issues but web2 is fine. web1 and web2 are load balanced web servers. So ...
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Top level folders show permissions inherited from Parent Object - who's the Parent?

Looking at a Windows 2012 R2 server that has D:\Users, D:\Admin, D:\Repository and a few more like that that are shared. When looking at security, they show inheriting permissions from Parent Object. ...
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Windows 2008 system folder permissions

I'm trying to read the DHCP server logs in C:\Windows\System32\dhcp. Initially, I tried to read them with nxlog, but nxlog complained that the files don't exist. Then I opened up a Python IDLE shell ...
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What are the minimal permissions for WMI access to processes CommandLine?

I have been trying to get a remote listing of running windows processes including their CommandLine/ExecutablePath attribute through WMI as a non-administrator domain user for a monitoring tool. I ...
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php fopen error (failed to open stream: Permission denied)

I have a php script on a Windows Server 2008 box (IIS 7) that is run periodically to download a remote XML file and store it on the server. This script (which previously used to run successfully), is ...
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IIS 6.0 FTP Folder Permissions

I have a IIS FTP website setup like this \ftp\users\domain\public\public Software that runs on clients computers logs into the FTP server by specifying domain\public and moving to public, it then ...
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NFS permissions on a directory

I feel stupid not knowing this, but alas, I need to ask. I have a few directories being automounted via NFS on my CentOS boxes. Source is a Dell NAS or Openfiler (which we are working on migrating ...
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Is there an easy way to add yourself to an Active Directory group, with only Add/Remove Self permission?

At my work where there is an Active Directory / Exchange / Outlook setup (sorry I'm not a Microsoft pro), I'm trying to set up a distribution list to act like a mailing list. That means users should ...
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Truecrypt & apache, how to manage the file permission?

I'm on Ubuntu. I use a truecrypt container to store all my working files. My apache server run with the user www-data ( the default setting ). When I mount the container using truecrypt, all my file ...
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Using sudo in a Git hook to set permissions after deploy

I run a few sites on Ubuntu and I'm setting up a new deploy worflow as follows (the example uses the staging environment): On my dev machine, I do git push staging which pushes to a bare repository ...
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WMI permissions: Select CommandLine, ProcessId FROM Win32_Process returns no data for CommandLine

I am gathering performance data via WMI and would like to avoid having to use an account in the Administrators group for this purpose. The target machine is running Windows Server 2003 with the latest ...
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Permission forbidden on localhost with apache2

Here is what I am trying to do. I tried to add another folder to apache and I get the following error when trying to acces testing/index.html. The idea is that I would like to have for every ...
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Access Denied on LAN IIS Access via Integrated Authentication

I have an IIS 7.5 (Win2k8R2) Webserver, which publishes an UNC Share (on a Fileserver) with restricted access. The AppPool Identity is a Domain User-Account with read access to mentioned UNC path. ...
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Mysql Insert query not working in php scripts - permission issue? [migrated]

Problem Description I cannot write to a Mysql table using php. Native command line using mysql client works. But I can make "select" in all variants - seems like a permission problem, but what kind? ...
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How do I grant start/stop/restart permissions on a service to an arbitrary user or group on a non-domain-member server?

We have a suite of Windows Services running on our servers which perform a bunch of automated tasks independently of one another, with the exception of one service which looks after the other ...
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Password less mysql access to specified user/script only

In addition to this question: Performing root mysql operations in bash scripts I'd like to ask how to limit/allow this action (performing root administrative actions): mysql --local-path=mypath -e ...
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Cannot access any svn file

I put directory svn and svn-auth in /var/www and already change owner and set permission with chown -R apache.apache /var/www/svn* and chmod 600 -R /var/www/svn* My configuration ...
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file created by ansible seems to have mangled permissions

Issue with files created by Ansible I’m looking at using to setup some new servers at a new ISP and I’ve been doing some basic steps to test first. I am new but have done some testing on diff servers ...