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

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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 ...
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Apache permission to write on user home folder

I'm performing server backup with php script and trying to save the output to home folder. * I have there available space Apache is the user that running the php script and don't have permission to ...
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Enable Image Uploads on IIS

I'm trying to configure a single directory on my IIS server to allow image uploads. I can't seem to get the config file right. I've got a directory on the server called userfiles, within this users ...
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chown: changing ownership of `.': Invalid argument

I'm trying to install some new files on our new server while our sysadmin is in holidays: Here is my df # df -h Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/sdb3 273G ...
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Reload VIAccounts list with PowerCli to select a newly created group

I'm using a script that creates groups in Active Directory, and links them to my vCenter server using New-VIPermission. The trick is that it doesn't find the groups created unless I restart the script ...
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Permissions for Windows Server 2008 R2 NFS Share Files

I have configured and am using a NFS share on a Windows 2008 server. I am copying files from a Unix server using anonymous access. What I cannot figure out is how to get the file permissions working ...
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Mounted HDD not having enough permissions from Apache/PHP

Piwigo gallery, on apache and php, CentOS 6. The root system is a RAID 128GB. /var/www/html is on the root file system. Mounted the 320GB hdd to /var/www/html/320 using defaults, it's an ext4 fs. ...
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How to setup Database Permissions on SqlServer Express 2008

I'm using a code-first approach of using the Entity Framework. When I first run the application it will try to create the database matching my MVC models. However, it doesn't have permission to ...
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Why is /usr/bin/env permission denied to rails server?

I've just set up rails on an apache server running on Ubuntu, and when I try to go to the root page it gives this error: An error occurred while starting up the preloader. It exited before signalling ...
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Specify default group and permissions for new files in a certain directory

I have a certain directory in which there is a project shared by multiple users. These users use SSH to gain access to this directory and modify/create files. This project should only be writeable to ...
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Logstash can't read files it should have access too

I've added user logstash into group adm using the command $ usermod -a -G adm logstash. One of the files that the logstash agent is trying to read is /var/log/nginx/foo-access.log, which has the ...
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Why would chmod give “No such file or directory” when running recursively?

I can change the permissions of the file directly: # chmod --changes --recursive ug+rwX /var/www/shared/tmp/cache/assets/BA0/280/sprockets%2F286302903364106648b609d708884f78 and I can also ...
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Subversion: Can't move… Permission Denied

Whilst trying to commit some files to SVN, we're suddenly all getting this error Can't move '/usr/local/svn/articles/db/txn-protorevs/2002-8.rev' to '/usr/local/svn/articles/db/revs/2/2003': ...
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UNC shared path not accessible though necessary permissions are set

I have 2 environments A and B. A is an original environment whereas B is a clone of A, exactly except AD servers. AD server of B has been assigned a trust relationship with A, so that all the service ...
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phpmyadmin not working after mysql update

i followed this guide to update my mysql form 5.1 to 5.5. After lots and lots of command and headache, i was able to upgrade mysql. i checked the version via terminal. But now there is another ...
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How can I access user files on a disk moved from a Windows 7 machine to an XP machine?

I moved the hard drive from one machine (Win 7) to another (XP) and now certain folders tell me "Access denied". I am logged in as an administrator. I had a different account on the other machine. ...
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Cannot find “IIS APPPOOL\{application pool name}” user account in Windows Server 2008

Normally when setting up IIS 7, I'm used to allowing permissions to user IIS APPPOOL\{application pool name} on the root folder of my web application(s). I also give permissions to IUSR (or the ...
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Exchange Full Access issue

I was just hired as a System Admin for a small company. They use Exchange 2010 for their Mail Server. I've never had a permission issue like this with Exchange because I worked for a larger firm with ...
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Changing default ownership for files created by a user

I gave user "jdoe" access to SCP files onto a Unix server hosting Wordpress. Files this user creates within the /var/www/Wordpress folder (and subfolders) need to be owned by www-data or at least the ...
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ERROR 1045 (28000): Access denied for user 'root'@'localhost' (using Password:YES) [closed]

root@test-2:/usr/local# mysql -u root -H 192.168.x.xxx -p Enter password: ERROR 1045 (28000): Access denied for user 'root'@'localhost' (using password: YES)
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Permissions to edit network configuration

We ship a virtual machine to the clients which runs a web service. Clients need to install this virtual machine on one of their hosts using an hypervisor and just need to modify the network ...
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How do I ascertain correct user for exim log error?

Am I correct in thinking that this line 2014-05-28 13:22:50 failed to open /etc/backupmxhosts for linear search: Permission denied (euid=47 egid=12) is telling me that the user that is trying to ...
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Change permission for home directory on debian [duplicate]

My Debian machine is running DirectAdmin and we have build our own CMS. By now, when we create a new website a new folder and user will created down the /home/ directory. As an developer to setup ...
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Centos 6.5 php can't copy file to directory [closed]

I have centos 6.5 installed on a vps. For some reason the php copy operation fails when the target is a sub-directory. I have change the folders mod to 755 and the owner is apache but no luck. Copy ...
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“'' is not a valid login or you do not have permission” on sql server installation

I have tried installing SQL Server 2008 multiple times on my machine, and I always receive this error about 3/4 of the way through: '' is not a valid login or you do not have permission. I use SYSTEM ...
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Can't FTP to /var/www/html on Ubuntu (groups set…)

So I'm having some issues with vsftpd. I need the webroot to be in /var/www/public because I have multiple users accessing it, so I can't put it in a users directory. Now that directory has "chown -R ...
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Getting Error ID 4625 when one service tries to access a shared path on another machine

I'm kind of a n00b when it comes to dealing with Server issues, so I need some help. Setup: I have a scenario where there are two machines involved, both of which are using Windows Server 2008 ...
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How to setup Munin permissions?

I've just installed munin on my CentOS server but I can't get it to output anything to the html directory I set in /etc/munin/munin.conf htmldir /home/mydir/munin In ...
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Windows File Permissions don't apply to existing files

We rolled out this new Windows 8.1 machine on the domain recently, other desktops are still using XP. One of the software we install is the Oracle Client, it's installed manually on the machine using ...
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UBUNTU: ftp-server cannot change directory when user logs in

I have set up a FTP-server (vsftpd) for only one client user (ftuser). This user should have access to the folder /srv/webroot/user. The folder /srv and all subfolders are owned by me. I am not in the ...
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Creating an Openstack user with only reboot permissions

What is the best approach for setting up an Openstack user that is limited to only rebooting servers using the Web API. The user needs to be able to access servers under different tenants, by using ...
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Domain Admin cannot make changes to Windows Server 2012

In our windows domain I am the Domain Administrator. I log into my servers with my domain administrator account via Remote Desktop. Now, I just installed Windows Server 2012 and am working in it via ...
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Files mounted over NFSv4 are owned by 4294967294, UIDs and GIDs match

I have two identical linux machines (identical images launched in amazon EC2) and I am trying to mount an exported directory over NFSv4. Here is what the mounted directory looks like on the client ...
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Netatalk shared folder shows as readonly on OSX

I have a few Mac clients connected to a Linux server running Netatalk 3.1.1. The server is connected to an AD domain, the clients are currently not. Previously all users were connecting under a single ...
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apache wont follow symlinks | 403 permission denied

im using Ubuntu 14.04, and got problem with apache configuration: i created a Symlink in /var/www/html (the apache DocRoot since Ubuntu 14.04) torwards /home/me/myWebDirectory cd /var/www/html ln ...
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Maintain setgid bit (after bower install or gulp build)

We run web servers where we have the following situation: The www-data user runs the web server and must have read+write access to the files The deploy user deploys all the code The bob and alice ...
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The permission to run 'ls' is denied

I'm running my server as a root user but despite that, when I run the command ls I get this error: bash: /bin/ls: Permission Denied. I tried to change this file's permissions with chmod but the ...
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Sanity check: wordpress permission/ownership for multihosting

So I have a small server setup (2 webs, 1 nfs / mysql) that's hosting a couple of different wordpress sites. It's currently configured like this: I have a user called wwwuser (uid 500) and ...
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Possible to use linux permissions on samba mounted drive

I've mounted a shared windows directory (C:\foo\bar) on an ubuntu server (/mnt/shared/bar) like so: //windows-server/bar /mnt/shared/bar smbfs credentials=/etc/samba-credentials 0 0 It works ...
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What can user do with VIEW SERVER STATE permissions?

In SQL Server 2008 there is a permissions VIEW SERVER STATE. What rights this permission give to user? What SQL Server mean by SERVER STATE?
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How do I grant a database role execute permissions on a schema? What am I doing wrong?

I am using SQL Server 2008 Express edition. I have created a Login , User, Role and Schema. I have mapped the user to the login, and assigned the role to the user. The schema contains a number of ...
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SecErr: DSID-031A1190, 4003 (INSUFF_ACCESS_RIGHTS), data 0

I am trying to change the password of the currently logged in user via ldifde using this command: ldifde -i -f pwd.ldif -t 636 My AD server is running in SSL mode with a self signed certificate. The ...
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Apache2 with mod ITK - why does phpinfo() show “wrong” user

Im using Apache2 with mod ITK to separate the uid and gid from other vhosts. In each vhost I have configured <IfModule mpm_itk_module> AssignUserId username groupname </IfModule> Now ...
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What's the windows account ftp server runs under?

This is the background of my question (OS is Windows Web Server 2008 R2). I want to prevent ftp users from deleting files and sub folders of root ftp directory. I removed delete permission for IUSR ...
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Sharepoint checked out documents cross reference issue

After a rebuild of a Win 7 Ent Laptop, a user has reported that they can no longer cross reference documents that have been checked out from a sharepoint 2007 environment. They are adamant that they ...
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NFSv4 permissions on AIX

I am attempting to use an NFSv4 mount across two systems that do not share UID/GIDs. This is for a system migration where the old environment used whatever UID/GIDs were available, and they now ...
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403 Forbidden error on apache 2.2.2 under ElementaryOS Luna

I've installed latest lampp in my ElementaryOS install. All went ok until I begun getting access problems in some files, so I went through: created a new group www and added my user to it, then ...