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

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NFS export all_squash and anonid

I have a server, S, and a set of clients, C, which I want to share files using NFS. In particular, some clients should have their user-ids remapped as they do not have a user that corresponds to the ...
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KVM guest cannot write to 9p share owned by non-root

I am aiming to set up full write access to a 9p share for a KVM guest. Both host and guest have the same users/groups with the same IDs. Both host and guest should be able to write to the share using ...
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Unable to change default log apache diretory

I would like to change the default directory of apache server: # mkdir new_log # chmod 755 -R new_log/ # chown -R apache:root new_log/ # semanage fcontext -a -t httpd_log_t "/new_log(/.*)?" # ...
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Scripts not running as www-data on Ubuntu Server

I have a dedicated server running Ubuntu 10.04 LTS. Every other apache setup I've used defaults to running scripts as www-data. This one, however, is running everything as my username on the server ...
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How to logged in user rights to see process information for processes started by that user as a service on Win Server 2008?

What do I need to to enable logged in user to access processes created by this user via service? Goal Run service as build user, login as build user and dump information about processes started by ...
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Somehow a local directory on my computer was added to my server (filezilla ftp)

On my ftp server (filezilla) a local directory was added. This directory is a complete copy of what is on my ftp server except with the improper naming and directory of C:\...etc This directory is ...
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Scripting for bulk NTFS permission xcacls.vbs vs PowerShell

I have a batch file with about 1000 lines using xcacls.vbs for customizing NTFS permissions for complex folder structure (removes of grants, removes of inheritance, then grants plus some explicit ...
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In Linux, what's the best way to delegate administration responsibilities, like for Apache, a database, or some other application?

In Linux, what's the best way to delegate administration responsibilities for Apache and other "applications"? File permissions? Sudo? A mix of both? Something else? At work we have two tiers of ...
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Cant Add Columns to a AD Task pad except for the top level of the domain

We are working on Active Directory taskpads application for user management in our organization and facing stange issue. When we create a taskpad, and when we are at top level of the domain, i can ...
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Website is asking for authentication to access uploaded files?

I'm uploading files via Syncrify (Rsyn for Windows), then using a symbolic link to put the files into a folder that is within the folder for the website in IIS. I've given permissions to the folder ...
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Permissions issue using symlink on public_html folder

I have two accounts on a centOS server. The first account has a normal public_html folder, the second account has a symlink to the first account public_html folder instead of a normal one. The first ...
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User unable to delete items from “Deleted Items”

I am running Exchange 2010 SP2 and have a user who is unable to delete anything from his deleted items folder. I have tried this from webmail, where I get an error: "Some items cannot be deleted. ...
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Allow ad user to read local group

I am currently implementing a plugin for our communication server (david® by Tobit.Software) which must read some information from the active directory. The constellation is as follows: Server A (MS ...
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Procmail (permission related) - delivery fails: “process exited returning 77”

Procmail fails to deliver any mail to local users. Bounce message I receive is following: Diagnostic-Code: x-pmta;Error running "/usr/bin/procmail -t -Y -d james": process exited returning 77 ...
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Change user for invocation of postfix transport script

I am trying to pipe emails received to a script for processing. I have a custom Postfix transport defined in master.cf, as per the following. transpire unix - n n - - ...
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Windows Server User Permissions issue via Citrix

I have a Windows Server with Citrix Installed on it. Now for those who do not know, Citrix is an Access Management Program that hosts published applications for remote users to access without actually ...
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Prevent user deleting directory junction

I have a setup where there's a directory junction in a network share which points at a directory outside of the share. No matter what permissions I set, the user is able to delete the junction ...
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What's the right way to create a Ubuntu user whose home directory is /var/www/SITE?

First of, I need to state I'm a complete ignorant when it comes to server administration on Ubuntu, and I'm doing what I can. I have been trying to do this for hours with no luck. Basically, I want ...
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sudo unable to modify permissions “permission denied”

I 2 received diagnostic logs from a user. Both of them are compressed as bz2 files and stored on a samba share. I unzip each, and then rename the folder. 1 of the folders I am able to rename, yet the ...
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Problems running screen without root permissions

I'm running Ubuntu 11.10 on a VPS and have problems running screen for non root users. Screen is working fine with root though. When I run it as root and hit "tty" I receive the following output: ...
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Security permissions appearing as long numbers instead of user name

I transferred over folders/files from one server to another using robocopy for Server 2003. However, for each individual that has special permissions to access a folder or file the security ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 hangs when Editing folder permissions

Background: The server in question is a member of a domain. This is a brand new server, freshly installed. I can log into this server using any domain user (which tells me that on some level it is ...
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Allow IIS 7.5 access to certificates private key at Windows 2008 R2 x64

all I'm trying to allow my IIS application get access to private key in personal storage of local computer. For this I open MMC, go to certificate, make right click on it and select 'All tasks' -> ...
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mkdir() permission denied under php-fpm on one site but not on the other

So I created both pools for each domain with the following configs: [domain.com] listen = 127.0.0.1:9001 listen.allowed_clients = 127.0.0.1 user = user1 group = group1 pm = dynamic pm.max_children = ...
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Starting a server as a local service, not my user account

I have a third party tool (CordaServer.exe) that I start right now manually on my Windows Server 2008 machine. When I remote into that machine and start it, it starts under my account and not the ...
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How to give users permission to create and rename a folder, but not to delete it?

so i'm trying to make a shared folder for other users, inside that folder i want a personal folder for every user. I have given full control to everyone on the network, so i can do anything i want, i ...
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Registry Export Using Script Run from CD Fails - Access Denied

I've written some scripts and .bat files to configure XP machines and I have created a CD with all these scripts on and execute them through a single setup.bat file which is also on the CD. One of ...
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NTFS Permission Structure to allow Traversal but no Modification except in Leaf Nodes?

Assume there's this folder structure: D:\ --+-- Acctg --+-- Payable | +-- Receivable | +-- Fin --+-- Inv | +-- Tax | +-- Treas | ...
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Permission denied when trying to run a script at EC2 using ssh

I have an instance at AWS which contains an application deployment script in my home folder. The script contains sudo commands. I need to run this script automatically from a program at my local ...
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permission not to change on eth0 file?

I am logged in as a root user i want to edit my /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth0 file when i edit this showing -- INSERT -- W10: Warning: Changing a readonly file while i have logged in as ...
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SELinux denies execute of script resulting in a complex looking custom policy

The heartbeat type polling tool nanny (part of Piranha / Linux Virtual Server / LVS / IPVS) is being denied access to my "sendprogram" scripts by SELinux. Setting the context alone is not sufficient. ...
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.NET console application exe can't access mapped drive that points to UNC path

I created a Windows executable by developing a very simple .NET console application in Visual Studio. The executable opens up a mapped drive and reads the files from that mapped drive. The mapped ...
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How to give users access their own C:\users\<username>\WINDOWS\?

I've got an application that stores .ini config files in the C:\users\%USERNAME%\WINDOWS\ folder. This application works well in a Windows 2003 XenApp farm, but in a Windows 2008 R2 XenApp farm, users ...
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Error 500: cannot change directory:/home/user/public_html, VSFTPD

I setup VSFTPD on my Ubuntu server 12.04, it worked very good. Until I tried to change the permissions of the user so the user couldn't go in the / directory and only in the directories inside ...
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Need to make a scheduled task run as another user but keep the current user’s environment

I need to backup users .pst files. The current method I am trying is making a shadow copy using Diskshadow. My script works great all but Diskshadow needs to be ran as administrator but also needs to ...
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Clustered MSMQ only receives on node1

I have a WFC (win2k8R2) with MSMQ setup as a clustered resource to receive messages from 2 servers running a WebApp. I can send messages from either Web machine and receive them on the Clustered MSMQ ...
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Trusted Domain Users Can't Access Reports On SSRS 2008 R2

I have setup SSRS2008 on a server in DOMAIN1. Users and groups from DOMAIN1 currently can access reports as expected and in accordance to their site, folder and report permissions. This was working ...
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Make my upload folder more secure

I'm sorry if there is already 100 answers out there about this, but they just got me confused. I've a working php-script that allows me to upload images to the webserver when I'm logged in to a CMS. ...
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What permissions are required to copy folders with security attached on a NAS

What permissions does a user require to copy folders and the folders permissions from one mapped drive to another using explorer? Our office has a large NAS with a number of shares. These shares are ...
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users with same group permissions problems on ftp uploads

i have two user with the same group: admin:admin and socialmedia:admin when i upload files with a ftp client, it says that files are uploaded in this way: admin uploads: folder -> 755 admin:1003 / ...
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Cloning Git repo from server to local machine - is my user level to blame?

Server: CentOS 5.7 Local machine: Macbook Pro, regular terminal client Command issued: git clone --bare ssh://myuser@xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx/home/projectname/public_html ~/gitrepos/projectname.git ...
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Apache complaining about directory being writeable by group

I'm getting this error in the logs: SoftException in Application.cpp:601: Directory "[...]" is writeable by group which is true, but another directory in the same virtualhost and with same ...
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Shared Folder on Ubuntu has all ?? question marks for permissions and user

I am running Mac OSX leopard, I have an Ubuntu virtual machine. On the Ubuntu virtual machine I have my development environment setup. However I used a shared folder on My Mac to hold all of the ...
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Why does the Typo3 directory disappear when I set AllowOverride All

my problem is that I wanted to install the new Typo3 (4.6.0) and extracted it into my User's apache directory. I work with Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard and configured successfully PHP with MySQL. I am ...
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Permission denied in IE?

I just got a weird error report. Customer claims that he got following error when using IE7, then when he switched back to IE6 it all worked OK. It obviously works fine in every other browser. ...
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Can't create folders on linux server in win7

Starting form the top I've formatted and mounted a new driver to my server(Suse 11.4 Raid1). I've edited Samba config in yast2 and the conf file. Through win 7 I can enter every folder and change ...
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PHP cannot execute shell commands (CentOS 5.6, PHP 5.3.3)

Title says it all; I cannot run shell commands properly from PHP (CGI). Most commands (pwd and my own program) end with an exit code of 1 (permission denied). The command ls ends with an exit code of ...
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Windows 7: What's the meaning of the “RESTRICTED” User Account in registry permissions

I'm trying to get an old (32Bit) legacy application to run under Windows 7(64Bit). The application runs under Administrator privileges but not as a normal user. I used RegMon64 from the Systernals ...
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How to set up an application web update to complete if logged in from a user (non-admin) account

Is there a good way to configure Adobe Flash and Java Runtime to update on Windows 7 whenever a new update comes out. I would like for that to happen automatically, even if the current user does not ...
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Tomcat app doesn't work with Fingerprint Reader in Windows 7

I've got a tomcat webapp that uses a fingerprint reader. It works fine under Windows XP and Windows 7 if you double click on tomcat.exe. It doesn't work on Windows 7 if you run tomcat as a service. I ...