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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What rights does “Replicating Directory Changes” actually grant in Active Directory?

We need to grant a service ID the Replicating Directory Changes to Active Directory. People are concerned that we might accidentally let the service ID write data in Active Directory, or have ...
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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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Nginx: 502 Bad Gateway error with (111: Connection refused) to uWSGI socket while running django

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Solaris 11 /proc permission denied

I have a Solaris 11.1 server running an Oracle database. I want to read the environment of a running oracle process, as the oracle user, like this: $ id uid=100(oracle) gid=100(oinstall) $ ps -...
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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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Running a Python script which saves files to server with cgi and apache2 version 2.4

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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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changing permissions for a network share takes longer on win2008 than on win2003, why is that?

Given a network share accessible for "everyone" in the domain, containing several 1000 files and folders When I change permissions for this share from read/write to only read (or vice versa) on ...
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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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Allowing httpd to run a bash script in /usr/bin/

Migrating a system from CentOS6 to RHEL7 with SELinux running Enforced. A php script makes a call to /usr/bin/processdata.sh to generate some data behind the scenes. This worked fine with the old ...
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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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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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How to deny the web access to some files?

I need to do an operation a bit strange. First, i run on Debian, apache2 (which 'runs' as user www-data) So, I have simple text file with .txt ot .ini, or whatever extension, doesnt matter. These ...
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Create SPN with setspn.exe - Insufficient access rights

On a Windown Server 2008 Domain Controller, I'm attempting to add a Service Principal Name (SPN) to a user account 'Postmaster' in order to enable Kerberos authentication from a Communigate email ...
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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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Is it possible to Takeown.exe of a folder for the “Everyone” user, on Windows

I can use takeown.exe to give the currently logged in user ownership of a folder. But when I try: takeown /s jimswork8 /u Everyone /f c:\test /R /D Y It just gives ownership to the currently logged ...
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Running git pull from a php script

I was trying the Perfect Workflow, with Git, GitHub, and SSH, but it seems i can't run git pull. I've tried git status and it's fine. When i git pull 2>&1 i get: error: cannot open .git/...
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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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Windows user can overwrite NFSv4/Solaris ACL permissions of files on CIFS/SMB share (grant himself full access), how do I prevent this?

I have SMB/CIFS file sharing set up on an OmniOS server with the Solaris kernel module which uses NFSv4 ACLs that should work correctly with Windows clients. I want to create a shared directory with ...
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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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Server 2008 R2 - Apply New permissions to all printers on server

We setup a new 64bit Print Server (Server 2008 R2) and on our previous print server we had the helpdesk as a member of the power users group, and gave them "Manager Printers" so they could change ...
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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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How do I share a Git repository with multiple users on a machine?

I have a Git repository on a staging server which multiple developers need to be able to pull to. git-init seems to have a flag very close to what I'm looking for: --shared, except I'd like multiple ...
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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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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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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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Chroot issue, broken pipe

I need to give access to a developer to our server vía ssh. I hosted his web on /home/miuser and some other web applications in /home/... I have this config in my Subsystem sftp internal-sftp Match ...
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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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“Error Applying Security - Access is denied” while changing file permissions on windows server 2008

I'm an administrator on a Windows 2008 server. When I try to change file permissions on a directory, I get an error: Error Applying Security Access is denied. I am an administrator on the ...
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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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Which user does PHP/IIS6 use to read/write files?

I've installed PHP5 (FastCGI) on IIS6 and is just wondering which windows user PHP uses to access the file system? With ASP.NET for example, the ASPNET account is used to access the file system. But ...
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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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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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vsftpd: ECONNREFUSED with “allow_writeable_chroot=YES”

When setting up vsftpd I am trapped. When I leave the ftpuser's home directory without write permission I can login and all is fine despite the fact, that I cannot write (of course). When I add write ...
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Forcing 644 Permissions on Files with ProFTPd

We have an Ubuntu 12.04 server set up with ProFTPd for users to upload files. Each user has their own account and are jailed to their directory. Normally, everything works fine, they get 644 ...
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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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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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What should the owner of `.` and `..` directories be? [closed]

A few questions about the . and .. directories: ls -la drwxr-xr-x 3 root root 4096 Mar 21 12:47 . drwxr-xr-x 60 root root 4096 Mar 15 14:36 .. Are . and .. actually directories or are they like ...
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Restrict unison to work only on certain folder (on the remote server)

Considering the scenario where Server1 wants to keep folder /x synchronized between itself and Server2. So apparently one have to add a new (SSH) user to Server2 allowing for this. So we result in a ...
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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 ...
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RHEL - NFS4: Mounted/Exported as rw, user write permission denied

I have nfs4 configured between a RHEL 5.3 server (charlie) and a RHEL 5.4 client (simcom1). The machines are configured to authenticate users via kerberos by a Windows Server 2008 active directory ...
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Force windows to prompt authentication to shared folder/disable “remember my credentials”

Is there a way to force windows to prompt for credentials to a shared folder? We are in a domain environment with 50+ PCs. What I need is to have a shared folder on our server that has specific user ...
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SQL Server Agent job run as: permissions

I have a number of SQL Server Agent jobs running CmdExec statements. They are simple jobs that call simple batch files. They are run with a Run As: Proxy account, that has permissions to run as a ...
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running pg_dump with the context of a user

$ whomi admin $ pg_dump (it works....) $ sudo pg_dump doesn't work. (permission denied) $ sudo -u admin pg_dump still doesn't work (permission denied). why is that? I need to run pg_dump from ...
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Local users - Modify group membership without “elevated” rights

I have a Microsoft NPS server that we are using for MAC Authentication in our network. This server is NOT domain joined. Due to contractual requirements, I am not allowed to have 'elevated' rights ...
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530 Permission Denied when trying to log onto FTP

I recently installed VSFTPD and added a user with the following commands: useradd -G ftpusers -d /var/www someuser passwd someuser I also added someuser to user_list and confirmed that it does not ...