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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Server - run programs under specific user with restrictions to write only into one directory [closed]

i'm a web developer and i need to run some third-party programs on my server. Since these programs are third-party and i'm not always 100% sure of their reliability, i would run these programs with ...
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Set group permission on folder

I have a folder with lots of subfolders D:\Data\Subfolder1 D:\Data\Subfolder2 D:\Data\Subfolder3 D:\Data\Subfolder4 D:\Data\Subfolder5 ... I need to create three active directory groups ...
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Active Directory Users Delegated Permissions

This is probably a dumb question, but how does the delegated user access ad to make these changes? I have set this up but a user cannot launch the active directory users and groups tool. Only admins ...
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I removed all permissions on C:\ Server 2012 R2 Core

Really stupid move, I know this. I was granting permissions to one of our users on the C: directory of on of our servercore machines. I used icacls /grant :r and removed all the permissions to the ...
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SQL Server NETWORK SERVICE account permissions

My SQL Server Windows service is set to use the NETWORK SERVICE account. The server is installed to C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\MSSQL10_50.MSSQLSERVER\MSSQL. However looking at the ...
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IIS7 folder permissions

I build a basic WCF service that I now want to host in IIS7 under Windows Server 2008 R2. I added the service as an application under the default web site but whenever i try to run the application I ...
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How can I get Windows Server 2012 R2 to stop asking for a file share password?

We have one folder on a Windows Server 2012 R2 that we want to share without passwords. I've tried everything I can find, but no matter what I try, the server prompts for a password on the share and ...
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Permission Denied (Publickey) from OS X to Ubuntu

I know this question has been asked more than a few times, but I can't work it out on my machine and I feel like I have tried everything. I want to log into my ubuntu machine with ssh using a public ...
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User/group - folders mapping on Windows SBS 2008 [duplicate]

How can I know which files/folders are accessible by a specific user/group on Windows SBS 2008?
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Bizarre - Domain Admin has no rights to modify domain scripts directory

Here is a quickie that has had me scratching my head. Not a showstopper, so an answer isn’t urgent, but still. I am trying to modify the logon scripts directory to include a login script. I have gone ...
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Nginx refuses to read new directory in /home

I'm on CentOS6.6, installed "Akeneo" and all went well. Installed into /home/pim so the actual location for nginx to use is the web directory where app.php is located. Doing a namei on ...
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How do I grant local administrator rights, but not Domain Administrator Rights?

How do I grant local administrator rights, but not Domain Administrator Rights? i.e. For user x, I want to grant install rights on the computer, but the user should not have Domain admin rights as I ...
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Allow certain users to access a specific directory?

I'm trying to figure out how to allow certain users who are also me to access a directory of files that I want to use for all of my users. The files I want to use are on account1 in the directory ...
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Group Policy: Administrator Rights for Specific Users on Specific Computers

I'm a programmer stuck trying to administer an Active Directory setup for a small company. The Domain Controller is running Windows Small Business Server 2008. We have a staff of field workers using ...
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how to assign read only permission to sudo group

how can I assign read only permission to all users who are entitled in sudoer file? I want to assign the permissions on log files to those who are in sudoer file.
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Cisco Router: ran 'no enable password'; 'enable' still asks for a password

I have a Cisco router (it's hard to access physically so I can't tell you the model) being used as a NAT without a firewall (inside the network in such a way that that does not pose a security thread) ...
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How to change the group, excluding a directory

We are using AWS S3 Buckets, and when you attempt to do a recursive chgrp, it churns on the S3 bucket (essentially) indefinitely. Is it possible to execute chgrp while excluding a directory?
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WebApp won't compile in CentOS 7 server, but does compile in Windows

I am getting a "resource marked as read-only" error when I try to compile a war file on a CentOS 7 installation. But the same eclipse project does not throw any compilation error on Windows after I ...
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How can I give one account to all calendars in Microsoft Exchange server 2007 [migrated]

I have the ambition to create a Windows Desktop Application which can view all agendas of my coworkers. Extracting data from my own personal calendar is quite easy. I wonder if there is a permission ...
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Why does Apache need o+x permissions for a Virtual Host running under suEXEC?

Running Apache 2.4.10 on Arch Linux. I'm trying to restrict an SFTP user to only be able to access his home directory, a public folder under a vhost directory, without being able to access that vhost ...
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Microsoft deployment toolkit 2010 failure message

I am having a problem with the deployment of Windows 7 from a server with Microsoft Toolkit 2010. When deployment has finished I get a Windows error report which shows following message. FAILURE ...
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Quest PowerShell: Export AD permissions and apply them at a later stage

I'm trying to standardise our AD permissions for our 4 support groups. I've already applied permissions for 2 standard groups (Global support) and I'm now facing a painful clean-up for site based ...
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How do I remove my user from the “roots” group? [closed]

I accidentally added my user myuser to the group root using the command sudo usermod -a -G root myuser. Now I want to remove myuser from roots, but I am unable to do so. I tried the following: ...
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Minimal required user permissions for running MS CRM

We have several M$ CRM instances running. Each one has its own dedicated SQL Server instance. The permissions are set up in accordance with the Microsoft recommendations for setting up MS CRM. ...
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connect() to 127.0.0.1:5601 failed (13: Permission denied) [duplicate]

I have NGINX setup as a proxy for Kibana, a Java server running on 127.0.0.1:5601. If I run curl http://127.0.0.1:5601, I get access to Kibana and everything works great. However, nginx can't seem to ...
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Denied root access to user mounted FUSE file system

Let me start with giving you the details of my setup: I am running Fedora 13 on an x86_64 arch. I have mounted a remote directory using sshfs: jim@localsite $ sshfs jim@remotesite:/home/jim ...
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chef remote_directory permissions

I have checked https://docs.chef.io/resource_remote_directory.html and http://joerussbowman.tumblr.com/post/58241535331/chef-remote-directory-is-basically first of all. chef-client version 12.2.1 ...
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Prevent users from seeing and accessing file system beyond $HOME

On Windows it is possible to "hide" contents of the drive, system folders from unprivileged users and let them only access files from their user directory. In this case even when users do File/Open ...
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Remote Server Administration Tools - Granular permission

Currently my IPAM server is on a server which does more than just IPAM - I would like to allow level 1 and 2 technicians some access to the IPAM server via RSAT, but I can't find any information on ...
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using icacls to copy a specifc user's folder permissions and apply them to another

Let me preface this with that I know the 'right way' to do this is with security permissions, but for curiosity's sake, let's take this scenario: user1 and user2 are part of the same security group ...
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Access to logs for not root/sudo user

What should I choose to allow staff access to logs on server. For example if I have user webmaster which should have access to /var/log/{mysql,nginx, etc...}, how can I make it? Maybe add group ...
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Least, secure and enough permissions for public_html and folders and files under public_html using SuPHP for shared hosting environment

I have a server with SuPHP and DirectAdmin. Many (but not ALL) of my users are running Joomla and Wordpress. Will it make a problem if I chmod public_html and sub-folders to 700? Will they NEED more ...
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Admin has no rights, not even to own desktop

For some reason my admin account lost access to everything. I can't see any files on my desktop; When I try to open a file I get the error Nautilus could not create the following required ...
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NTFS permissions to list folders but not show whats inside

Im setting up a backup's shared folder where every user will have its own folder, i want to be able to list all the users folders but only allow each user to work inside his own folder i.e.: Backups ...
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Windows 2008 R2 folder prompt for credentials

I cannot find an answer to this question, so I am hoping someone here can help. We have a couple folders on our NAS that only our Help Desk techs can get into for install and troubleshooting ...
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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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PDFTK: unable to open file for output

I am making use of PDFTK to watermark PDF files using the following command: pdftk /tmp/55180af7c8c88.pdf stamp /tmp/stamp55180af7c95b84.58412952.pdf output /tmp/55180af7c95c81.06110501.pdf However ...
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wkhtmltopdf call from PHP exec results in exit code 127 failure

Using CentOS 6.3x64. I'm trying to run wkhtmltopdf (from here) from a PHP script. I can successfully call wkhtmltopdf-amd64 directly via SSH. But when calling it from PHP via exec, it always fails ...
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Override apache2 virtualhost configuration

I'm trying to show a 403 error for everyone browsing my website except my own IP. This is a temporary modification, so I don't want to change every of my virtualhost. I've tried adding ...
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How to repair/restore ubuntu 10.04 after 'sudo chmod / 777'

See Also: Why is “chmod -R 777 /” destructive? I changed file permissions recursively on the root directory / by executing sudo chmod -R / 777, and after that my system won't ...
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Windows: application has rights to folder to which user that run it does not

I am developing desktop application for Windows and I was wondering if it is possible to configure folder permissions in such way that following scenario would work: Non-admin user runs my ...
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How to prevent file owner from changing/deleting their own file? Linux CentOS

This is NOT your standard "how do permissions work" question! I'm thinking the answer will probably involve ACL, but I don't know how exactly. I've messed around with standard permissions, guid, ...
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LDAP Browser(Softerra) vs LDP.exe

Here is the issue; -> There is a Deny All(FullControll) set on 2 OUs for a service account. -> When i use LDP.exe to query those OUs, it can read their names but can not display any objects ...
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Who can change ACL?

I'm using ACL to control access to individual roots of webs for different instances of Apache and different groups of admins. I've got a Unix group admins-web22 for admins of a particular website and ...
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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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Using ICACLS to set permissions on user directories

I'm trying to reset permissions on user directories and having a bit of trouble with the last step of my script. My script basically takes ownership of the entire user directory, resets the ...
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SELinux - first attempt to restrict file by type - fails to fail

I have a Centos 6 Linux box. I read tutorials on SELinux and wanted to try it out. Here are steps I followed, set SELINUX=enforcing in /etc/selinux/config turned on SELINUX with setenforce 1 service ...
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Allow PHP to write file without 777

I am setting up a simple website on webspace provided by my university. I do not have database access so I am storing all the data in a flat file. The issue I am experiencing is related to file ...
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Prevent changing ownership of a file

I have file with 777 permission. How can I prevent changing ownership of that file by others? ie I need to prevent chown x:y myfile myfile is a log file written from web. it's ownership is www-data.
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Evaluating current ACEs on NTFS ACLs with PowerShell

We have a document management system that has million of files on a NTFS file system accessed through a network share. A single service account needs full permission to all of these files and the ...