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

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Private shared folder on Windows Storage Server 2003

I was hoping someone could help me. The problem I have is that my domain is mainly running Windows Server 2000, although I have got one Windows Storage Server 2003. I got this because I wanted to ...
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Set git config for a group instead of user or systemwide

We have configured git config --system init.templatedir /path/ on our system to automatically create required githooks for each new repository created via git init. However, there is another group of ...
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Can't write files with PHP on IIS

I have an IIS 7.5 web server running on Windows 2008r2. When I try to write to a file I get a Permission Denied error, but I can't figure out how to fix the permissions. I have PHP configured via ...
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Creating SFTP Users chrootdirectory /var/www

I am trying to create a new sftp user in Ubuntu 12.04.4 and am running into some trouble. After creating the first sftp user, I document the commands for later user and then delete the user and try ...
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How to correct with right user permission on Centos 6.5, Plesk - 500 Internal Server Error

Can someone help me because I have a serious problem with my entire server on all accounts. I installed vimp on '/var/www' which was recommended by FAQ on ...
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PHP upgrade always breaks session folder permissions

Every time I upgrade php (via yum upgrade) on my CentOS box, my /var/lib/session folder ownership becomes root:apache with 600 permissions. I use nginx as my web server. This breaks my site and ...
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SQL2008 R2 BackupDirectory - Cannot access the specified path or file on the server

I've recently added extra SAN storage space to our SQL2008R2 server (Failover Cluster with 2 nodes). With that I've edited the follow registry entry from I: to K: and moved the existing backup folders ...
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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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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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Newly Created IIS AppPool not found

I created a new IIS site in IIS 7.5 (windows server 2008 r2). I created an apppool to go with it. When I try to give permissions to a folder using the identity IIS AppPool\CustomAppPoolName, it can't ...
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GPO: Is there a way to apply NTFS permissions dynamically?

I would like to create a GPO that sets NTFS permissions on a set of folders and files. Computer Configuration => Policies => Windows Settings => Security Settings => File System and ...
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Upload Folder in Apache httpd-dav.conf

Trying to setup WebDAV on Mac Apache to have ability to allow anonymous users to upload files to my WebDav server but not have access to them after they upload. They would also not be able to view the ...
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Restricting Upload on apache webDAV server

I have a Mac OSx 10.8 with apache setup with WebDAV access. I need to restrict upload but allow download. Not sure where to accomplish this? in the https-webdav.conf or in permissions on the storage ...
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Reset Permissions for Collection Administrator - Team Foundation Server

I am using Team Foundation Server 2013. I accidentally deleted and then re-added the "Project Collection Administrators" group. However, when it came back it had lost many of its permissions. ...
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Permission settings for Apache in Fedora

I'm using Apache locally (so it only listens on localhost) for development purposes. I have my web applications (wordpress in this case) in my home directory. Now, I've read the advice of making ...
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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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Permissions not being inherited

So I have a parent folder FolderA which has: Administrator FullControl Allow FileAccessGroup FullControl Allow TerminalServerDeny FullControl Deny FolderB is a sub-folder with Inheritance enabled ...
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SQL Server 2012 permissions from AD group login not refreshed until server restart

We have some IIS sites which runs under Managed Service Accounts (Windows Server 2012). Theese MSAs are members of resource groups in Active Directory. We are using resource groups as logins in SQL ...
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restore administrator permission in sccm 2007

I accidently removed permissions on our parent SCCM server Will I be able to add them back? It had Domain Admins in the permission list, this was giving everyone all access to everything, and items ...
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svn: E175013: Unable to connect to a repository at URL

I'm trying to get xbt-tracker from googlecode.com/svn but for some reason I get the following: svn co http://xbt.googlecode.com/svn/trunk/xbt/misc xbt/misc svn: E175013: Unable to connect to a ...
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Destination Folder Access Denied error when accessing SAN share (EMC Celerra File Server)

There is a shared folder hosted on an EMC SAN to which Everyone has Full Control to the share's root. The SAN's Administrators group is set as the shared folder's owner. Beneath the root are a number ...
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NFSv4 ACL with directory create perm, but can not read/write files under the directory

Next is what I need to do: Two users admin-x as directory administrator, user-m as the data producer, user 1: admin-x user 2: user-m In the directory named '/share' which with nfsv4 acls set on it, ...
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monit service permission starting a linux service

I'm running monit to monitor a linux service i wrote which basically makes sure that a mounted partition exist. the service start action is: mount -a the service stop action is: umount /...../.... ...
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NFS export all_squash and anonid

I have a server, S, and a set of clients, C, which I want to share files using NFS. In particular, some clients should have their user-ids remapped as they do not have a user that corresponds to the ...
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NTFS Permissions Confusions

I seem to be falling into this weird loop of permission problems. We have a file server and everyone has their user share and their department share. All is working well. The permissions are set to ...
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KVM guest cannot write to 9p share owned by non-root

I am aiming to set up full write access to a 9p share for a KVM guest. Both host and guest have the same users/groups with the same IDs. Both host and guest should be able to write to the share using ...
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Unable to change default log apache diretory

I would like to change the default directory of apache server: # mkdir new_log # chmod 755 -R new_log/ # chown -R apache:root new_log/ # semanage fcontext -a -t httpd_log_t "/new_log(/.*)?" # ...
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Scripts not running as www-data on Ubuntu Server

I have a dedicated server running Ubuntu 10.04 LTS. Every other apache setup I've used defaults to running scripts as www-data. This one, however, is running everything as my username on the server ...
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How to logged in user rights to see process information for processes started by that user as a service on Win Server 2008?

What do I need to to enable logged in user to access processes created by this user via service? Goal Run service as build user, login as build user and dump information about processes started by ...
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Somehow a local directory on my computer was added to my server (filezilla ftp)

On my ftp server (filezilla) a local directory was added. This directory is a complete copy of what is on my ftp server except with the improper naming and directory of C:\...etc This directory is ...
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Scripting for bulk NTFS permission xcacls.vbs vs PowerShell

I have a batch file with about 1000 lines using xcacls.vbs for customizing NTFS permissions for complex folder structure (removes of grants, removes of inheritance, then grants plus some explicit ...
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In Linux, what's the best way to delegate administration responsibilities, like for Apache, a database, or some other application?

In Linux, what's the best way to delegate administration responsibilities for Apache and other "applications"? File permissions? Sudo? A mix of both? Something else? At work we have two tiers of ...
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Cant Add Columns to a AD Task pad except for the top level of the domain

We are working on Active Directory taskpads application for user management in our organization and facing stange issue. When we create a taskpad, and when we are at top level of the domain, i can ...
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Website is asking for authentication to access uploaded files?

I'm uploading files via Syncrify (Rsyn for Windows), then using a symbolic link to put the files into a folder that is within the folder for the website in IIS. I've given permissions to the folder ...
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Permissions issue using symlink on public_html folder

I have two accounts on a centOS server. The first account has a normal public_html folder, the second account has a symlink to the first account public_html folder instead of a normal one. The first ...
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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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User unable to delete items from “Deleted Items”

I am running Exchange 2010 SP2 and have a user who is unable to delete anything from his deleted items folder. I have tried this from webmail, where I get an error: "Some items cannot be deleted. ...
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Allow ad user to read local group

I am currently implementing a plugin for our communication server (david® by Tobit.Software) which must read some information from the active directory. The constellation is as follows: Server A (MS ...
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Procmail (permission related) - delivery fails: “process exited returning 77”

Procmail fails to deliver any mail to local users. Bounce message I receive is following: Diagnostic-Code: x-pmta;Error running "/usr/bin/procmail -t -Y -d james": process exited returning 77 ...
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Change user for invocation of postfix transport script

I am trying to pipe emails received to a script for processing. I have a custom Postfix transport defined in master.cf, as per the following. transpire unix - n n - - ...
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Windows Server User Permissions issue via Citrix

I have a Windows Server with Citrix Installed on it. Now for those who do not know, Citrix is an Access Management Program that hosts published applications for remote users to access without actually ...
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Prevent user deleting directory junction

I have a setup where there's a directory junction in a network share which points at a directory outside of the share. No matter what permissions I set, the user is able to delete the junction ...
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Why should ROBOCOPY (XP026, the Windows Server 2003 version) work better through a mapped drive than local?

This page suggests that mapping a local drive to a network drive and using the network drive will help with permissions issues. This doesn't make sense to me, because: ROBOCOPY /B is supposed to ...
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vsftpd, allow only specific users to have upload rights

Is there a way to configure vsftpd so that I can give specific users upload rights? In my vsftpd.conf file, I currently have the following: write_enable=NO Generally speaking, I want most FTP ...
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What's the right way to create a Ubuntu user whose home directory is /var/www/SITE?

First of, I need to state I'm a complete ignorant when it comes to server administration on Ubuntu, and I'm doing what I can. I have been trying to do this for hours with no luck. Basically, I want ...
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How to make the proxy_cache files written by Nginx readable from my app?

I have my nginx configure to use proxy: proxy_cache_path /var/cache/nginx/stuff levels=1:2 keys_zone=s3:10m inactive=3M max_size=10000m; It creates files with permissions -rw------- 1 ...
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AppPool account has no valid printer after reboot

I'm troubleshooting an ASP.net app that has automate Access to output some reports (it's an interim thing and Access will be removed asap!). The AppPool runs under a dedicated user account (non ...
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sudo unable to modify permissions “permission denied”

I 2 received diagnostic logs from a user. Both of them are compressed as bz2 files and stored on a samba share. I unzip each, and then rename the folder. 1 of the folders I am able to rename, yet the ...
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IIS7 ASP.NET access to samba server

I am trying to get an application on an IIS7 server to connect to a new linux NAS. The problem seems to be that the new NAS box is configured with slightly more security, and/or a newer version of the ...
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find files with different permissions than parent directory

I occasionally migrate some website from one web server to another. After copying all files, it takes me some time to get (re)acquainted with which folders(/files) need to be writable by IIS. ...