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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Cannot connect remotely to a shared folder inside a vhdx

I am using Windows 10 to connect to a Windows Server 2012 R2 (VM) installed on a Hyper-V core host. The VM is set to share a second virtual disk where I allowed previously share and gave full control ...
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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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Recursive Sudo Privileges

I am in the process of setting up specialized sudo for our first line support team. I would like to authorized them to delete anything within /var/log/. The command below however only applies to files ...
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SUDO command only works as root (Solaris 10)

After installing sudo in the system i am unable tu run sudo as a non-root user, when i try to execute any command i get: /usr/local/bin/sudo: cannot execute if i edit /etc/passwd to use a different ...
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Deny permissions on Exchange Public Folder

I have a public folder to which all members of our staff group have access. I need to deny access to this folder for one member of the group. Is there a way to do this? For regular folders I can just ...
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Comparing/Matching ACLs

Rather it be through PowerShell or another tool here is what I'm trying to accomplish and where it stems from. We have Junction points on one volume and the Target folders on another volume. ...
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Windows service control commands for non administrator user

we have two environments, staging and production, both running a windows service. we use a build server to deploy a certain windows service via MSDeploy part of the build steps is running a CMD script ...
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IIS7 setting user permissions for network drive directory

I have IIS7 server (where i running some PHP) on network drive (drive 1), when im trying acces another network drive (drive 2), where are need to acces PDF files with pdftotext.exe. On drive 1 i also ...
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Using UNC Share with IIS ASP.NET 4.6.1

I have some ASP.NET 4.6.2 web sites that I want to run from a UNC share. The reason why I am doing this is to implement IIS Shared Config but as a first step I just want the nodes to run properly. ...
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Prevent deletion of folder but let access to everything inside of it

I know there is the +i flag for files and directories, but i have a deeper Problem. Is there a way to prevent a folder from being deleted by an User which should be able to create / access / remove ...
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Reliably copy files on Windows, whatever the ACLs [closed]

I often need to do a quick backup of some user data. And often I have an error message stating the ACLs do not allow to copy the whole data. So I have to modify the source ACLs, which is not a desired ...
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MySQL /nonexistent home vs “No directory, logging in with HOME=/”

The preinst script in the Debian/Ubuntu packages for MySQL sets the default home directory for the MySQL server to /nonexistent, presumably as a security measure - the MySQL server has its own datadir ...
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Security filtering not working in GPO

Not sure if this would be the right place to ask this. On my domain controllers, I have created all my users and computers inside an OU. I have a group named Support which is in the local admins group ...
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Grant local group local admininstrator perms

I am not "allowed" to add users directly to the administrators or remote desktop user groups due to internal reasons (This is all local). I have successfully created the new local group and added my ...
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Permissions denied to directory owned by a user

I have a similar problem to that posted here, in that a user is unable to access the contents of a directory they own. A quick search shows quite a few other similar questions, however the problem ...
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What file access problems does the “You are about to change permissions on the root directory of the startup disk…” warning refer to?

In an AD environment as a local admin to a server, I went to give a colleague full permissions to a drive (right-click the drive, Security, Edit, add him and give him some rights) temporarily while ...
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Allow ssh when g+w on user's home directory

Is it possible to allow one user to connect via SSH when that user's home directory is g+w? As I understand it, I can allow this if I set StrictModes no in /etc/ssh/sshd_config, but that would mean ...
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Linux: Allow user to execute specific command on behalf of any other user

I am trying to find a way to allow user john to execute a command (say echo) on behalf of another user peter without being prompted for password. I found a thread that I thought would be the answer ...
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How to hide 'Shut down' button from an AD group assigned in local Administrators group (Windows Server)? [duplicate]

Basically I need to grant a group full local administrative permissions but hide or disable the shutdown button for them in the start menu. We have Windows servers from 2008 to 2012. I did my ...
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Microsoft VBScript Runtime error: Permission denied code 800A0046

I am testing a VBScript and it was working fine earlier. Wanted to try with a different file input, but all of a sudden I'm getting Microsoft VBScript Runtime error: Permission denied code 800A0046. ...
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Exporting privileges from Mysql - Something is missing

I used a little bash function to export MySQL privileges from a server (see http://serverfault.com/a/13050/238291). Works well, used it multiple times and never had an issue (although I do have to sed ...
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Does the secure attention sequence interfere with any rights? [closed]

Are there any known issues regarding Rights when 'Disable or enable software Secure Attention Sequence' has been disabled? 'If you set this policy setting to "Services," services can simulate the SAS....
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Nginx Not Respecting File Permissions

I'm trying to apply permissions of 600 to certain files on my web server, but they are still accessible to the world (I can access them by navigating to direct link in browser e.g. domain.com/test.txt)...
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OS X 10.10 Mail.app - preferences resetting themselves

I cannot change the preferences for Mail... if I select a different setting, it instantly reverts to what it was before. ls -l Library/Mail/V2/MailData shows that I own all the plists, they're ...
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samba 4 create mask not working

I have following samba config [global] server string = %h server (Samba, Ubuntu) server role = standalone server map to guest = Bad User obey pam restrictions = Yes ...
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How does apache execute files without execute permission?

This is how my code file permissions are set up: groups apache > apache : apache www groups user1 > user1 : user1 wheel www Meaning there is a dedicated group for apache and user1. ...
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Can't create files with `ubuntu` user under `/var/www`

I've added ubuntu user to the www-data group and set the folder permissions as follows: sudo gpasswd -a "$USER" www-data find /var/www -type f -exec chmod 0640 {} \; sudo find /var/www -type d -exec ...
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2003 domain; no domain admins can RDP [closed]

small 2003 domain with <50 clients. Today I was unable to RDP to my usual set of servers using my domain admin account. I get the error of: "To logon to this remote computer, you must be granted ...
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Samba server permissions not work

I have Samba server installed on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS I set up some smb shares for everyone. For example this is a part of my smb.conf: [logs] path = /srv01/logs browsable = yes ...
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Samba Security - Set permissions for anyone write on share (root and others)

I have a server with Samba4. I need to configure the permissions for anybody can write on the share, but at the moment only the root users in the clients can write. How can i fix this? My smb.conf [...
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Gitlab omnibus fails to add ssh key

tldr: there is no /home/git directory where .ssh/authorized_keys should be. Is this the expected with Omnibus installs? System is Debian 8.2 I'm trying to set up ssh keys for my gitlab user. I can ...
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.htaccess Permission Denied (Apache, CentOS 7)

I'm encountering an issue with .htaccess. I have searched through the Internet and all the solutions didn't work. Please help me! Thx! In the Apache error log, it has the following line: (13)...
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Members of local System account

I'm currently in the process of migrating some shares. Using my AD account, I was able to navigate to a share and its subfolders. Looking at the NTFS permissions, I don't belong to any groups that ...
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Failed to register DLL error code 80004005 Windows 7

Attempting to register a DLL on a client Win 7 machine, while running command prompt as Administrator, gives this error code 80004005. All other DLL's are registering fine, but it is 2 specific DLL's ...
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how to set directory permissions of windows server 2012 so Visual Basic 2015 windows app ‘kill’ doesn’t get file permission error

I have a Visual-Basic windows app that reads incoming SMTP email files from C:\inetpub\mailroot\Drop\ and then moves them renamed to C:\primary\ I’ve set Windows file permissions of both directories ...
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How to work on local VM Load Balanced Web Sites

So, I've got my LB all set squared away and running well (all ubuntu servers, sitting on a ubuntu host machine). Everything works... syncing files, loading the sites, backups, etc... They are a ...
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File on Samba Share can't be edited but overwritten

I have a Windows Server 2012 filesserver and there is a excel file on a shared folder. I added a group of users to the file with write access but these users aren't able to edit the file. When they ...
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Give s permission to group returns S instead

When I run sudo find . -type d -exec chmod g+s {} \+ I get drwsr-S--- 10 csantos www-data 4096 Ago 30 08:31 app/ -rw-r----- 1 csantos www-data 1646 Ago 30 08:31 artisan drwsr-S--- 3 csantos ...
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Unmask permissions on Linux RHEL (AWS EC2)?

I've installed a AWS Linux EC2 instance. I have multiple users who should be able to edit each others files, including new ones that are uploaded. The Linux default is RHEL. I understand that I can ...
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Multiple Users on Apache and Linux and Invalid permissions [duplicate]

I have a RedHat setup with Apache and multiple users. I gave each user a dir in /var/www/html to host their sites. Sites are served, but cannot write files (eg. log files, uploads, cache files). I ...
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Left domain, rejoined, now domain admin permissions are broken

The title pretty much says it all... The domain is on a guest VM (Essentials 2012 R2), to which I joined the Hyper-V 2012 R2 host. For reasons not appropriate for discussion here, recently I briefly ...
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I want a user to run bash scripts with sudo [closed]

So this is for a school assignment. I have a working Bind9 and Apache2 server. I've written 3 scripts that make appropriate changes to the configuration files DNS add zone DNS add record HTTP add ...
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centos 7 : nginx givers error when enabling log

In CentOS 7, if I put the following line in my nginx.conf: error_log /usr/share/nginx/wordpress.itzgeek.com/logs/error.log; I get the following error when restarting nginx: nginx: [emerg] open() "/...
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ICACLS in powershell script 50% working

I have an ICACLS command running within a powershell script. The script creates a new folder on a server share, creates a new security group in AD and then runs ICACLS to provision the folder. When I ...
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Why does a new application pool identity have write access?

I am running IIS 8.5 with PHP (various versions) via FastCGI. Impersonation is on in the PHP config for FastCGI. The app pool is set to use the App Pool Identity. In fact, if I actually ...
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Server 2012 R2. Add permissions to all folders and subfolders when inheritence is disabled

I need to add full permissions for a specific group of users to all folders/files and subfolders on our file server without changing other permissions. Few years ago someone removed "Administrators" ...
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How to change MySQL user permission temporarily (Per Connection)

I do not know if it is possible at all or not. What I want is that, when a certain connection is established, the user not be able to modify data with that connection. This is the scenario: ...
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Wordpress Permissions - Not allowed to read photos

I am having a problem with wordpress and permissions - Currently I upload a photo and in the preview it comes up as. this is what happens after i choose the upload <--Screenshot When I type the ...
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NTFS Permission error

I am having issue with a folder permission which i am not able to access. when i hit on the folder security tab in the properties it showed me grayed out all the options, and gave me this error "you ...
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Permission denied for cd command

I have created a group for developers, to give them access to: /var/lib/dev, a folder which already have some folders and files inside. The commands I've introduced are: $ sudo useradd -d /var/dev -...