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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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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Unmask permissions on Linux RHEL (AWS EC2)?

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Wordpress Permissions - Not allowed to read photos

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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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Permissions of /var/html

I think I may be trying to do something dumb, but here it goes. I am creating a local web server for the testing and development of my own sites. Furthermore I have installed CentOS 7 along with ...
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how to properly setup permission for cygwin chrooted ssh server?

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IIS AppPool Identity and local groups

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DLL and ActiveX controls not availabe for domain users - Server 2008 32 bit

I have a two applications that won't interface together correctly on a 64 bit system, so I am trying to commission a 32 bit Windows 2008 Server to use for the task. When I log in to the server as a ...
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IIS8 - app users not added to IIS_IUSRS

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I have an issue with NFS and directory permissions using LDAP. Users that are members of a certain group cannot access a directory owned by that group (it works fine without NFS). They can access ...
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Recursively remove secuirty objects in NTFS

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Disabling anonymous bind on ApacheDS LDAP causes getent group not to work

Am new to ApacheDS - am using apacheds-2.0.0-M17. Followed the instructions to setup an Ubuntu 14.04 LTS machine as a LDAP client from this page: ...
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Need help restricting permission on Unitrends backups

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Permissions inherit for new directory and files by www-data

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Mount Permission Denied on Cloned System

We have cloned a RHEL (system1) to a new server (cloned_sys). I've added cloned_sys credentials to Data Domain, but whenever I try to mount the NFS, I get a permissions error. If I go in and add ...
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PHP exec() Returns 127 When Trying To Run Any Command

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Allow copy folder structure without granting create folder permission

Is it possible to allow a user to copy a folder structure template to a new location without having the Create Folder permission on the root folder of the template structure? For the template folder ...
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What is the “Dfs” User That Has Permissions to DFS Namespace Links

I recently ran into issues that seem to be related to this "Dfs" user (which is added automatically when you create a new namespace link.) I can't find this user in any local or domain user store, nor ...
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Share Permissions: Why can a group access a share, but not members of that group (Windows Server Environment)?

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IIS AppPools stop working when server joined to domain

I have a Windows 2012 R2 server that was configured with IIS, websites, and other supporting software while not connected to a domain. After the server was joined to a domain IIS AppPools crash when ...
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My folder permissions are not working

I am configuring a 2008 R2 server for learning experience. The problem I'm having is the following: Current situation: I created 5 Users, put the users in a global group and made the global group ...
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How can I identify and convert “DL Groups” applied to public folders that are not Security groups, but should be?

Public folders used to have regular old DL's as a way to secure public folders. Now they need to be security groups. How can I identify the security groups in use on a Public Folder, and convert ...
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How to make Java auto-update for small organization with non admin users?

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RDP group assignments not working

I've just noticed that RDP permissions aren't being correctly assigned to one of my client computers by the Dashboard. When I grant any user access to the workstation, no change is made to that ...
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How to properly set up permissions for multiple users on the same virtual host

I currently setup a single user on my virtual host like this: sudo useradd -d /website/ -m user -s /usr/bin/rssh sudo chown root:root /website/ -R #Don't get why I need this part but doesn't work ...
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Virtualmin Virtual Servers file owner solution for deployment

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Uwsgi “Permission denied” after “Gracefully killing worker”

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Jenkins server built permissions

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Redmine can't see git repo from local gitlab server

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Enterprise user accounts unable to modify (audio) volume via taskbar icon

Recently, all user accounts (even including domain administrators) are unable to make changes to the (audio) volume level via the volume notification icon in the taskbar. Clicking on it does not ...
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group permissions on directory being ignored for user

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I have a problem with vsftpd. I've installed it on Debain7. When I try to login to the server with login/password: ftp://x.x.x.x I see a message about error. Permissions on folder is 750. But when I ...
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How to prevent Apache from serving files owned by root?

I run multiple websites on a server using vhosts. I want to configure Apache to just serve files owned by the apache user. Also, only those files should be interpreted by PHP. How can set this ...
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Script to propagate root folder inheritance to sub folders every X minutes?

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Why can't my root user log in to ssh anymore?

I recently add a new system user and now my root user can no longer log in via ssh. My /etc/ssh/sshd_config is below. cat /etc/ssh/sshd_config # Package generated configuration file # See the ...
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How do I set permissions on directory(folder) on IIS 6.0?

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Mac Users - Rights Management Server

I'm having trouble with a Mac user on our network, who is unable to set restrictions on her documents. Despite this message, she is able to connect to our network and access shared drives and ...
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Windows Event Log folder permissions change after wevtutil clear

After running the following as administrator: wevtutil cl System /bu:c:\backup\log.evtx I notice that the permissions on C:\windows\system32\winevt\Logs change and eventlog service account no ...
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Minimum Elastic Beanstalk policy for upload & deploy

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How can I set up vsftp to write files as a specific user?

I have a shared file system, mounted at /exports/share/. This is owned by user exportuser, group exportgroup. I have set up vsftpd so that my test user can log in, and upload files to my share, by ...
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Is this the Right Way to Perserve Owners, Permissions and Attributes when copying files with robocopy?

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WebApp won't compile in CentOS 7 server, but does compile in Windows

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Quest PowerShell: Export AD permissions and apply them at a later stage

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using icacls to copy a specifc user's folder permissions and apply them to another

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