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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Web server files being publicly served despite permissions set to user/group only

I'm running an Apache2 server on Raspbian that serves an instance of DokuWiki, however I seem to be running into permissions issues. For some reason all my directories and the files in them are ...
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Win Server 2003, security permissions are reset by SYSTEM. Why?

I've got a Windows Server 2003 with a physical drive (let's say Z:/) It's shared within my company. In the past two days the users were complaining that they do not have access to files on that drive. ...
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Control Windows permissions on Samba share from linux

I have a Debian 8 with Samba 4 as a AD domain member. The DC is Windows Server 2008. The shares are able to handle Windows permissions - I use IDMAP backend = rid, since I cannot add uidNumber and ...
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CentOS passwd file error

A co-worker tried to change the home directory of our root user and should have entered: root:x:0:0:root:/var/www/vhosts:/bin/bash ... but instead, entered: root:x:0:0:root:/root:/var/www/vhosts ...
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Setup web folder for multiple developers and Apache [duplicate]

I'm trying to setup a web folder on LAMP with Ubuntu 14.04 where : Apache/PHP can read everything inside. (r-x for folders and r-- for files) Multiple users in a "devs" group can do anything inside. ...
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Windows File Security settings

I would like some input on a problem I am working on. The scenario is as following. I have a folder which has security settings (permissions) that are inherited. One of them is a permission entry for ...
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How do I set domain machines to ignore domain in login credentials?

Basically, some machines will allow remote access with an incorrect domain but correct username and password, but others won't. How do I set a server TO do that? My issue is that I have a host ...
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New server worked for a few hours, but now connections time out

I used this guide to set up Apache2 and PHP5: link. I set up a simple PHP script, debugged some permissions issues, got everything working. A few hours later, it stopped working. I could no longer ...
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Netavis won't start

I have Netavis Observer 4.3 installed on CentOS 5.11. Users connected over network can login and everything works fine, but client on server won't start because of some permissions error. It says: ...
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How to add new text,but unable to modify old text [closed]

how do I set permission for a file on Windows such as .docx so that network user can ONLY add new text into the file.They must NOT be able to edit the old text,but the CAN add new ones. What I'm ...
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Windows SBS 2008 network share permissions

I a windows server 2008 box that is used as a domain controller, SQL/Exhange server. this server also used to be the file server however i'v manged fight management for a server. At the moment almost ...
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Admin Users cannot write to New Custom AD Attribute, Normal Users can

I have extended our AD schema and added a field called TerminalName to the User Class. The logon script gets the ClientName environment variable and writes it to the field. Initially the script got an ...
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Permission update on PHP script with Apache2 and mod_php

I have done my tests using a stock and up-to-date Apache2+PHP5 install on Debian Jessie, with mod_php. Let's say Apache runs under www-data system account (I've done other tests with mpm-itk and a ...
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User Unable to Change Group Owner of File on NFS

I've created a user, say testuser, with a home directory located in /home-nas/t/testuser/. I've added testuser and testuser1 to a group called testgroup and asked each user to log out and log back in. ...
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Permissions reset?

I am a developer and I have a Windows Server 2012 development environment. Nothing special, onlyAD and a WebServer are installed on it. Everything is configured with the default values. When I do the ...
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Allow run /sbin/ifconfig to user

So, I want to allow some user to execute ifconfig. I'd created a special group "if" and done user to own this group. And now I'm going to do "chown root:if ifconfig". But I think: What wrong thing ...
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permission denied with full volume on mhddfs and SAMBA

I use MHDDFS to join 3 disks together so that my fileserver can present one large volume over SAMBA in stead of three small ones. The relevant part of fstab: # Data store disks # 2TB_Disk1 UUID=...
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What user should I use to create websites?

I setup a LAMP stack on a dedicated server. There is a root user and a user named user1 with sudo privileges. I usually put all my websites inside the /home/sites dir, and I don't know if it's better ...
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Make user or group own port

In some situations a web application will talk to clients through a reverse proxy (e.g. Apache with mod_proxy) where the reverse proxy is listening on port 80 and the web application is listening on a ...
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Joomla 3.5 VServer write

I am using Joomla 3.5.1 and copied it from my existing Hosting to my new Vserver. I can access the /administrator login etc. also the frontend looks nice. I wanted to upload an extension (I corrected ...
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Permission denied when changing timestamp of a directory on a CIFS mount

The server dir is mounted with a user, who definitely has "Write Attributes" permissions in Windows. /etc/fstab: //server/shared /mnt/fs1 cifs noperm,rw,nounix,iocharset=utf8,gid=java,file_mode=0774,...
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chmod not working correctly in Docker

I'm building a Docker image for my Symfony app and I need to give permission to apache server to write into cache and log folders #Dockerfile FROM php:7-apache RUN apt-get update \ && apt-...
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Allowing PHP to run specific bash script with root permissions

I have a php script calling a bash script like this: <?php $result = exec('sudo /bin/bash /var/www/my_bash_script.sh /var/www/vhosts/testsite/htdocs/'); var_dump($result); ?> This is ...
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How to password protect shared folder windows 7 without active directory

We are currently running a group of machines where (for now) everybody logs in locally, with no network accounts, and no active directory (as of yet), there are generic usernames and passwords on all ...
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Share and NTFS Permissions on a File Server

I have a folder A and inside two files B and C What I need is that the user "XPTO" as access to read B and write on C. Usually I give the permission "list folder contents" on folder and then give a ...
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Group Policy Object not applied to client computer

I am taking over our entire Microsoft based management, this includes our AD servers, GPOs, etc. So with that being said, I don't know everything about how this setup is configured. However, I have ...
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Centos 6 - Allow sudo composer self-update for user without password

I'm trying to allow my wheel group user to run sudo composer self-update without a prompt for a password for my deploy script. I have added the bottom line below to my /etc/sudoers file: ## Allows ...
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IMAP server can't read (open) mails using fetchmail, procmail & dovecot

I'm trying to setup a mail server ! Everything seems to be ok (after some loooong days) but when I tried to read mail with IMAP server : Apr 18 17:38:48 sd-84941 dovecot: imap(dlp): Error: open(/...
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Getting permission denied on a python cgi script [closed]

I am trying to run a python script which produces graphs and saves them to a folder. I am running apache 2.4 on Ubuntu and my script works fine on the command line. The cgi module is enabled. I have ...
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Running a Python script which saves files to server with cgi and apache2 version 2.4

I have a python script (python.py) located in the /var/www/html/Python folder. The script saves some images to another directory (/var/www/html/Data) I have the -x file permission on the python.py ...
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Nginx: 502 Bad Gateway error with (111: Connection refused) to uWSGI socket while running django

I am building an app using an Nginx, uWSGI, Django and Postgresql stack. The app uses a Unix socket between Nginx and uWSGI. The file permissions on the socket is 775. But I still get this permission ...
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Mounting Windows NFS share from RHEL7 - uid/gid show as 4294967294

I need to mount a directory on a Windows Server 2012 system with rw access for local user apache. If I mount with defaults: server2012:/sharedir /appfolder nfs defaults ...
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FreeNAS ACLs - ID mismatch, no AD

I am currently experiencing a strange behavior with my FreeNAS Setup, I assume it has been since my initial config. Even though I have a Windows 2008 Server, I do not use it for authentication with my ...
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linux + when change passwd we get permission denied

We have installed Redhat Linux 6.5 from scratch the VIA kick start installation and booted into single user mode because I don't have the root password. But when I perform the following: passwd root ...
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bash: /etc/hosts: Permission denied [duplicate]

Why when I run I get the error: $ sudo echo "127.0.0.1 db-local.internal" >> /etc/hosts bash: /etc/hosts: Permission denied But when I do sudo su I can edit this file without any problem.
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Apache folder permissions issue

I've been searching for a solution for this for hours and just can't seem to find a topic where the user is facing the same issue as myself. There are similar threads but having followed all of the ...
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Windows Implicit Deny Permissions

Is there any way to setup implicit deny for windows folder permissions? I would like to setup our accounting folders to only be accessed by the administrators group and the accounting group, and be ...
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Apache won't write in a CIFS drive from himself

I want to connect a virtual SMB drive to a Linux server to let peoples save their files/data in a "cloud". To do this, i'm using wordpress, and now what i have to do is to let the apache User write on ...
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Resetting Windows' File Security Permissions

I'm trying to find the correct commands to reset each of my hard drives permissions to remove all of the incorrect, outdated groups/usernames that have built up on folders over time and reset the ...
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Error 1606 - MSIs, UNC paths and permissions?

I have a persistent issue with a number of our Windows desktop systems where we see various MSI packages throw up error 1606 (and 1314, in the MSI log), which is a permission issue, when attempting to ...
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User management with cronjob [closed]

In my organization, we want to implement a user management standard after an utter chaos. Where we(organization) and the client was able to access root user and they made changes which took down the ...
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Apache don't have full permission

I setup local server on ubuntu, install webmin to have access from desk, install apache etc. And at the end I install joomla as I'm building local use erp system. But it looks like Apache (or php I ...
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change ownership using Icacls on windows

On a windows 7 enterprise 64 bit OS - I want to change ownership of a folder inherited to all sub-folders using ICACLS I am logged in as standard user. The folder is owned by an administrator user, ...
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Wordpress plugin update/install failure

I've been reading all sorts of information all over the web on this topic. I just installed Wordpress on my Fedora 22 box, x64. The installation went perfectly, I'm able to access the site, but cannot ...
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Strange NTFS Permissions issue on Windows Share + Win 8.1 Clients

Server 2012 R2 file server -- the share is exposed over a DFS namespace. I have a group called "share" that all the users are members of. This group has read/write access to the root of the DFS share ...
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Can a folder on Linux be belonged to multiple users?

I have one folder on Ubuntu that can be read and written by user A and can be only read by user B. The solution I came up with is the following: create a group which have read permission on this ...
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Debian - how to prevent global read access for all files?

In my debian all files, even the system ones have permissions rw-r--r--, so it means that all users can view ANY file even some system configuration or database files and so on. How do I prevent ...
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An application only allows specification of the root of an administrative share for temp folder

I'm trying to figure some things out second hand about configuring a portion of an application (BMC Remedy) that, if I understand correctly, only allows configuration of this feature to use the root ...
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PHP exec() over UNC path on Windows

My environment is Windows Server 2012 R2, IIS 8, Active Directory, and a file share. IIS, AD, and the file share are all separate VMs. I have a website, www.example.com, set up in IIS. The ...
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ISAPI DLL in a UNC Network Share

I am trying to set up an ISAPI DLL in a UNC network share (shared between two load balanced servers). This works just fine if I store it on the local storage of each server. However, when I change ...