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

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Allow user to execute “repquota -g /”

I need to allow an user to execute "repquota -g /" from a script without superuser permissions on debian Wheezy. I would not allow all superuser permissions to the user (in my case it is the www-data ...
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Maintaining Linux file owner and group info in a multi-user system

I have a web application running on Linux (using CentOS 6) using a generic non-root user name, say app1. I've associated all the files under the folder /home/app1 with that user/group (using chown -R ...
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Performing root mysql operations in bash scripts

What is a good practice to execute root operations on mysql databases in bash scripts? For example, I want to create new database and grant privileges, I have to use: mysql -u $ROOT -p"$ROOTPASS" -e ...
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Samba Permissions Issues

I am having some issues with samba on my Fedora file share server. I've logged into the vncuser below on the server itself and I can access the directory, however I get permission denied errors when I ...
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Cannot configure Exchange Server 2010 on mobile device because of “the connection to the server failed” error

I have a server with Exchange Server 2010 in a Win2008R2 domain. The fact is that whenever I try to configure Exchange access from a mobile device I get the following error in the event viewer: Log ...
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Hadoop data node start fails with error: java: cannot execute: Permission denied

I am facing an error in starting a Hadoop Data Node from Ambari WEB interface, and I need your help to resolve this. As always the error message is very comlex and long, but first thing first. Even ...
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How do I make it impossible for a Windows machine to delete a directory (not its contents) on a Linux Samba server?

The title says it all. (One of the rare occasions where it actually fits. :P)
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Active Directory Root Permissions

We currently have way too many users in our Domain Admins group so I'm working on redesigning our active directory structure and I'm looking at the current permissions and looking at the root our our ...
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Trying to add a new SQL Server user throws the error "is not a valid login or you do not have permission”

I am trying to add a new user to an SQL Server 2012 database using SQL Server Management Studio. I right-click and select 'Add User' under Security -> Users, fill out the user information, and click ...
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Retiring Windows file server - moving files to new NAS - need to add domain account to files and folders

Summary: How can I automatically (script) check all the permissions for files and folders on a drive, and if a permission is tied to a local computer account have a new permission added: with a Domain ...
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Running Visual Studio and IIS without Administrator rights on Windows

I find it hard to believe that Microsoft didn't forsee a possibility where a company would need a developer to be able to use IIS and Visual Studio with full rights but NOT want to just haphazardly ...
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owncloud refusing to access data directory

I am trying to fix an OwnCloud sever. I am stuck since a day, and I am starting to despair. Owncloud (set up on arch linux) says: Data directory ( /data/ocdata) is invalid Please check that the data ...
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nginx is unable to open (and thus serve) files despite proper filesystem permissions [duplicate]

After a fresh installation of nginx 1.4.7 on Fedora 20 I added two additional locations to the the default location: user neradis; # I also tried the 'root' user here and commenting this directive ...
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Linux ownership and permissions

I have two users testuser2 and testuser1 with homedirectories /home/testuser2 and /home/testuser1 respectively. I want to share the directory /home/testuser1/Videos/ and its contents across these two ...
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Apache can't read files outside of webroot

It has been many, many moons since I've set up an Apache server. I'm assuming some things have changed. The new one I'm doing is on AWS (Linux). It's installed fine with PHP support. I installed ...
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Apache with directory listing does only show some files and folders

Using linux ubuntu. I have all my files in /var/www/. apache conf /etc/apache2/apache2.conf: #add Directory listings <Directory /var/www/> Options Indexes FollowSymLinks </Directory> ...
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Requiring owner auth for non-guest enabled shares

With the following options usershare path = /var/lib/samba/usershare usershare max shares = 9001 usershare allow guests = yes usershare owner only = true I have the following issues: this ...
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WIndows Server 2012 R2 + Windows 7 Ultimate CD Burn Rights

H have recently installed a ADDC in my office to manage users. I have actually setup roaming profiles and everything is great apart from one little issue... On the PCs standard users are unable to ...
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Immutable flags are turned on automatically

OS: Ubuntu 12.04 (ISPconfig 3 installed) It seems that files and folders under /var/ are given the immutable flags once every week or so. Are any of you able to point me in any direction in order to ...
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softether VPN access list not working

I installed softether as VPN server on UBUNTU 12.4. nOW I add anonymous user for special range of ips. as you see blow i created a user named 'all' : and i created an access list to deny access ...
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Prevent user interactive logon to domain computers

I currently have a user DOMAINJOINER (located in the WIN7Support OU) which I use to deploy Windows 7 machines. This user can Create and Delete Computer Objects in the WIN7Computers OU, that's about it ...
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Recalculate Windows inherited ACLs for hardlinks

How do I get Windows to recalculate the inherited permissions of a file? A tool (Mercurial) created multiple NTFS hardlinks to the same file from different directories. I can see them using fsutil ...
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create file with sudo but have ownership as current user [closed]

I am on centos 6.5. I have a limited user. I gave the user some specific rights via sudoers. Lets say its user1. I want user1 to create a file in a directory where he has ownership. Therefore I run ...
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Allow users to delete non-owned meetings in Rooms

I have an AD universal group called Kanata_CF_Nunavut_Admins which i have assigned Editor rights to a Rooms calendar in Exchange 2010. Members of that group should be allowed to cancel other peoples ...
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Nginx Password Protect Directory Downloads Source Code

I'm trying to password protect a WordPress login page on my Nginx server. When I navigate to http://www.example.com/wp-login.php, this brings up the "Authentication Required" prompt (not the WordPress ...
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MySQL permission errors

It seems that on a Ubuntu 14.04 machine the user mysql cannot access anything. It is not writing logs nor reading files. Witness: - bruno():mysql$ cat /etc/passwd | grep mysql mysql:x:116:127:MySQL ...
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Ubuntu Server running Plesk subversion command only accessible to root user

I have a VPS through myhosting.com the VPS is running Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS with Plesk 12.x when I log into my VPS with the root user and do svn help I get the standard reply telling me the basics of the ...
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Percona startup fails: mysql can't access directory for file creation

I found a few questions and suggestions for similiar problem, unfortunately nothing seems to work for me, so please excuse me if this is double (and point to right source)... Server is Fedora Beefy ...
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git private server error: “Permission denied (publickey).”

I followed the instructions here in order to set up a private git server on my Amazon EC2 instance. However, I am having problems when trying to SSH into the git account. Specifically, I get the error ...
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Problems setting Hyper-V permissions

I am using a Windows 2012 Hyper-V server to host some test PCs. Our support personnel should be able to take snapshots of these machines and roll a test machine back to a specific snapshot, but they ...
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crontab listing or editing results in fopen: permission denied

Recently, a job configured to run from a user's crontab stopped executing. When attempting to list or edit the crontab for the user, the result is: user@host:~$ crontab -l crontabs/user/: fopen: ...
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Allow a user to access a single Git repository

Consider a server that hosts several Git repositories: $ ls -l /opt/git/ drwxrwxr-x 7 ubuntu root 4096 Jan 2 2014 george.git drwxrwxr-x 7 ubuntu root 4096 Dec 29 2013 john.git drwxrwsr-x 7 ...
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Why does Windows Installer check the volume information of a shared drive when installing a file within the shared drive?

I'm running into an issue where one of my users is having trouble installing a Windows Installer file. The file is located on a shared drive that the user doesn't have complete access to, but the user ...
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One user cannot access website from anywhere in the network

This is really weird but here goes: I have a domain user who just recently is unable to access a particular website on our intranet no matter what computer he logs on from. He can access other ...
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How can I delegate “Attributes 1-15” in Exchange / AD?

The following attributes are present on an Exchange user, and this is what my colleague sees: (notice the locks) How can I properly delegate Read access (or Read write if it must be) to these ...
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How to make permission of mysql log file stick?

I am running a custom cron script to do log rotation and email newly compressed log files. Due to permission problems, I have to set the group user to root instead of the default mysql so that the ...
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Apache Write Permissions Outside WWW Folder

I have the following system (Linux/CentOS): user DEV user APACHE DEV is in groups: APACHE,DEV APACHE is in groups: APACHE,DEV The user APACHE runs the apache server. My WWW folder is under ...
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Inherited 'send as' permissions for mailbox on Exchange 2010, from where?

I have a pair of users who are able to send as for a particular mailbox on Exchange Server 2010. Both users have full access permission to that mailbox but NOT send as permissions. I have been ...
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SQL DATABASE USING VPN

I have a very simple classic asp site on a Windows 2008 Server with an IIS 7.5 that connects to an Sql database on a Sql 2008 r2. the site works perfectly when accessing it both locally from the ...
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Creating a folder in `/var/run` when job is run as a non-privileged user

I have a few upstart scripts which are run as a non-priviledged user using setuid. Pid files should be created in /var/run/my-service: /var/run/my-service/v1.pid, /var/run/my-service/v2.pid and so on. ...
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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 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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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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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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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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suPHP and Apache DBD : change GID only

(Note: if you're familiar with suPHP setups and want to skip the question's details, you'll find a quick explanation of what I'm trying to achieve at the end) I am currently setting up a machine to ...