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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Admin Users cannot write to New Custom AD Attribute, Normal Users can

I have extended our AD schema and added a field called TerminalName to the User Class. The logon script gets the ClientName environment variable and writes it to the field. Initially the script got an ...
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Permission update on PHP script with Apache2 and mod_php

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User Unable to Change Group Owner of File on NFS

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permission denied with full volume on mhddfs and SAMBA

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Joomla 3.5 VServer write

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chmod not working correctly in Docker

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FreeNAS ACLs - ID mismatch, no AD

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Apache folder permissions issue

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ISAPI DLL in a UNC Network Share

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Local users - Modify group membership without “elevated” rights

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Setting up Active Directory, Adding Machines with Different OSes & adding a server with an instance of SQL

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openldap home directory permissions for different users

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MySQL /nonexistent home vs “No directory, logging in with HOME=/”

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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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OS X 10.10 Mail.app - preferences resetting themselves

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samba 4 create mask not working

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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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File on Samba Share can't be edited but overwritten

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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

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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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Recursively remove secuirty objects in NTFS

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Permissions inherit for new directory and files by www-data

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Mount Permission Denied on Cloned System

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PHP exec() Returns 127 When Trying To Run Any Command

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What is the “Dfs” User That Has Permissions to DFS Namespace Links

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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

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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

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How to properly set up permissions for multiple users on the same virtual host

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Virtualmin Virtual Servers file owner solution for deployment

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facl permission denied when change acl

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Uwsgi “Permission denied” after “Gracefully killing worker”

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