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

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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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Can't delete Active Directory object

I've been trying to solve this mystery for a couple of days but I think I've reached a dead end. We have delegated user creation and administration to a group. This permissions are applied to a ...
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You don't have permission to access / on this server - changing default www to NTFS drive

i have been struggling for a couple of days about this problem. I am trying to change the default www directory for Apache/2.4.6 (Ubuntu) web-server under LinuxMint16 and making it point to a NTFS ...
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you must have read permissions to view the properties of this object, administrators group

I think I'm having some difficulty understanding NTFS permissions. My understanding is that when possible you want to avoid assigning a specific user account to NTFS and instead use a group. So I set ...
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Zentyal: “incorrect password” on login

I've installed Zentyal 3.3 on my virtual Ubuntu server (12.04.4 LTS (GNU/Linux 3.2.0-23-generic x86_64)) as package. But when I try to login, Zentyal throws "Incorrect password". I've added my user to ...
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Default File Permissions (Passenger, Rails, Ubuntu Server)

I've deployed a Rails application that is using page caching and is run via Passenger on Ubuntu Server. Rails caching simply uses Ruby's File.open to write the cached files. Unfortunately these files ...
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Session created with wrong permissions?

Is there a way to modify the permissions on generated session files? The system is writing the files to /var/session directory correctly, but without the proper access permissions (resulting in no ...
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Blank manifest file in Windows Server 2008

I have an issue with an instance of Windows Server 2008 where Server Manager will not open, nor will powershell or anything else really. I've researched solutions and attempted a dozen or so fixes ...
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How to give computer account access to EMC VNX CIFS share?

I have a web application that runs using the NETWORK SERVICE account and which has a Virtual Directory to a shared folder (containing images) on an EMC VNX NAS/SAN Unified Storage file server. I ...
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Choosing which user to run service as and where to install programs

From the Principle of Least Privilege, I understand that I should install a network service as its own user. Where should the software be installed to? For example, say I create a user Tomcat (for ...
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How can I set the default permissions for files uploaded by apache2?

When I upload files through php, it writes the file with the permissions 644 (-rw-r--r--). I have my /var/www/html folder setup with setgid, so that all files uploaded are set to a group that should ...
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Cannot set ACL on ACL-enabled EXT4 partition

I am trying to enable xattrs and acls on a Debian machine. I've (re)mounted the partition in question with user_xattr and acl. (/dev/md3 is the partition in question) root@fs01:/# mount | grep ...
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Read only permissions still allows to save

I have a weird permissions situation that I can not explain. Let me explain my users and group and then show you the folder permissions. drwxrwsr-x. 2 jenkinsuser applog 4096 Jul 15 09:56 . ...
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What permissions should my website files/folders have on a Linux webserver?

This is a Canonical Question about File Permissions on a Linux web server. I have a Linux web server running Apache2 that hosts several websites. Each website has its own folder in /var/www/. ...
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Docker: Permission denied on folders added with ADD

I'm trying to configure a postgresql installation using docker. FROM ubuntu:13.10 ADD . /db # install postgres # ... RUN chown postgres:postgres /db -R && \ chmod 700 /db -R USER ...
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How to let user create folder and upload file, lamp permission [closed]

I use mkdir($folder_path, 0755) in localhost(MAMP) it works, but after I move to VPS I use LAMP it failed. Folder the direction path is /var/www/html/assets/images/ the images folder info: Owner: ...
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Plesk Permission Denied

I've been trying to archive a whole directory from within Plesk, but when I try to, it brings this message up: Error: Unable to create the archive: filemng: /usr/bin/zip execution failed: zip ...
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Giving user read permissions everywhere (Linux)

I have a "backup" user on my server that needs to have read permissions everywhere. Doing chown 444 -R / backup doesn't seem like the right thing to do, so what should I do?
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Automatically give Apache write permissions to newly added git clone files (-R g+rw)

I'm having a problem with allowing Apache to automatically have write access to an .htaccess file being pulled from a git repository. Here's my process: I'm logged in as a newly created user ...
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How to let any server user modify files created by a samba guest on a public share (and the other way around)?

I have a linux server running samba with a public share accepting guest connections. Any window box on the network can edit/remove files on the share as long as the files are created by a guest (i.e. ...
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Network Service account or domain account? [closed]

What are the pros and cons, or best practices when it comes to setting up applications on a server with either the Network Service account or a domain account? Are there some cases in which you'd do ...
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Newly setup Centos 6 server, cloning from .GIT as user other than ROOT [duplicate]

Apologies for being so new and lost, i'm brand new to all of this and the more I search the more I feel I'm getting closer, but then realize i'm lost. I setup a CentOS 6 server on an Amazon E2 ...
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Nginx PHP-fpm permission

When i'm setting the user in nginx.conf to root root: user root root; then my website is working, but when i set it to nginx nginx i get error in the logs: connect() to ...
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SVN with Apache 2.2 error: “Forbidden You don't have permission to access /repos on this server”

I have been following this svn installation guide and when I try to access my test repo by going to http://localhost/repos , I authenticate successfully but then I get this: "Forbidden You don't have ...
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scp to remote server permission denied

I try to copy files to a remote server (OSXServer) using scp. I have 2 user accounts on that server with what I thought the exact same settings. Now I tried the copying files into the respective home ...
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vsftpd - “553 could not create file”

I'm having issue with my vsftpd. here is my info: # cat /etc/redhat-release Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server release 7.0 (Maipo) # uname -a Linux ip-10-150-53-42.ec2.internal 3.10.0-123.el7.x86_64 ...
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Cant Login after Installing IIS6

I have a win server 2008 enterprise. Earlier today the windows was fine and everything worked like normal. later today i installed wcf activation, iis 6 and some other features on it and now i cant ...
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How to connect to CentOS after killing permissions?

So I will try to keep this short and simple. For our dev server at work, I was trying to add a new user last friday and I think instead of changing his file permissions I ended up changing group ...
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Mounted Gluster volume keeps reverting to “root” permissions

Ive got GlusterFS running on an AWS server and its mounted to another AWS server. The folder that is mounted though keeps reverting to "root" ownership, when this happens uploads fail from the web ...
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Git broken when accessing Program Files as non-administrator

My company has a customizable internal tool that is located within the Program Files folder of the dev computers. We using it as a Git repo, but I've noticed that Git incorrectly thinks there are ...
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Permission problems of mysql under Debian

After having had my huge hard drive crash (which was related to a LVM update of Debian, not the hardware) I am facing the next problem: I try to reinstall mysql after that crash and did a dpkg ...
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Why is my curlftpfs write only?

I have mounted a FTP backup solution to /opt/backup and it seems to be write only (even as root, as shown). # touch foo # ls -l -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 0 Feb 19 16:00 foo # cat foo cat: foo: ...
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Permission to files owned by group denied

I think the easiest way to describe is using these pictures: click for image I also tested using chmod -R a+rw minecraft2 What is the problem here?
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How does one achieve in Windows 7 a level of security comparable to setting a file's permissions to 0600 in Unix?

I want to store securely the file .pgpass, which contains the authentication credentials (including passwords) for client programs to be able to log in to PostgreSQL servers. The Pg documentation ...
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Permission denied for root to change inotify max_user_watches, how solve this?

As root in a CentOs 6.4 server I got this error in an application: Fri May 16 01:45:23 2014 Error: Terminating since out of inotify watches. Consider increasing /proc/sys/fs/inotify/max_user_watches ...
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Window 2008 inherit permissions from parent on file created on linux nfs share connected to Windows

I have a Windows 2008 server with a NFS share called myhost/host_dev. The windows NFS share is set up to allow 'unmapped user access'. I am able to mount a Linux directory to that share using mount -t ...
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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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Created robots.txt file for all domains on Apache server, but receive Permission Errors

I have created a 'global' robots.txt file on my Ubuntu Server and located it in /home/robots.txt And then in /etc/apache2/apache.conf have added this at the bottom: Alias /robots.txt ...
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Why does Fedora 20 still deny access to home directories after enabling SELinux httpd_read_user_content and setting files to httpd_user_content_t?

On my Fedora 20, I've learned that to allow write access to files by processes like PHP via Apache, the process owner, which is in my case apache, must have write permissions to the files. Also, since ...
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IIS 7.5 Permissions Confusion

I am using anonymous authentication on my website. I have the directory structure below and I don't know how to limit permissions for each directory. At this time, I think that I am using the default ...
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Some files from RPM have bogus permissions

I'm building RPMs with fpm. One of the goals is to set the user and group of the installed files, so I'm using the --rpmuser and --rpmgroup flags. It's working for the most part, however one of the ...
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Server 2008 permissions issues

We have a selection of top level folders: E:\Data1 E:\Data2 E:\Data3 The permissions are simple - the default CREATOR OWNER, SYSTEM Full Control, some security groups allowing Modify and the LOCAL ...
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How to give rights to one user for the restart of a service

It's there a way i can give the rights to a specific user, for restart a specific service on windows server 2008 ?
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Reset Permissions and Ownership Script

On a development server (Ubuntu 14.04) we have this shell script running every minute on cron: for dir in /home/*; do username=$(basename $dir) echo "changing ownership to $username in ...
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Why does PHP fail to open files (permission denied) under IIS with integrated Windows authentication?

I have a PHP script running under IIS for our intranet that is trying to open a file on another machine via a UNC path. I've enabled integrated Windows authentication so the $SERVER['AUTH_USER'] ...
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Apache logging - root user changes groups

I have an issue where I get the following error when trying to download apache logs: rsync: send_files failed to open "/var/log/apache2/log-filename": Permission denied (13) The command I'm running ...
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Permissions issue in Munin

I have a Fedora machine on which I have successfully installed and configured Munin. The issue that I now face is of permissions. So basically, I have a directory where I have pointed all my html ...
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Auto 775 permissions

Guys I have a linux dedicated server. There are multiple users who manage specific directories on the server. But if a user uploads something, for example a plugin/library. When it is executed it ...
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CIFS and NFS: Permissions and underlying file systems

I have been doing a little reading, but am not completely clear still. My understanding is that NFS permissions are fairly black or white, and are controlled by the exports file (I believe there are ...
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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 ...