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

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OS X clients ignoring Windows print server permissions

I'm in the process of testing a Windows Server 2008 R2 print server for a mixed OS X/Windows environment. Any security permissions (AD groups) I set for the printers on the print server are not ...
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Single Sign On and NFS permissions on Windows

Like many, I've been trying to move away from Microsoft Active Directory + CIFS file sharing into a custom LDAP solution + NFSv4. All the workstations here run Windows 7, and I have set up the ...
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vsftpd - PAM - MySQL and pam_mkhomedir to create directories

I've been successfully using vsftpd with virtual users connecting with PAM to my mysql DB. Now I'd like to automate creation of user directories with successful vsftpd connection. Here is ...
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Weird permission issue with POSIX ACLs, NFS v3 on Linux

I have two Linux systems, both running Debian Squeeze. Versions of (I think) the stuff involved are: kernel: 2.6.32-5-xen-amd64 ii nfs-kernel-server 1:1.2.2-4squeeze2 ...
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Least-Privilege BUILTIN\Administrator Failure Configuring Application Control Policies with AppLocker

I asked this question over at SuperUser to no avail a while ago, before realizing that serverfault may be a better option. I'm configuring execution control on a computer running Windows 7 SP1 ...
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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 ...
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Permissions on files created by Linux in NTFS

I'm trying to mount NTFS filesystem in Linux with the following settings: In Linux all files and directories in NTFS should be owned by root and have a group win. Permissions should be set to 775. ...
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Linux- Permission denied?

I'm installing Neo4j server as a linux service, but when I install it, I get the following message: /sbin/insserv: Permission denied What is this? What should I do? I'm running everything with ...
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Why can't I install modules via NPM unless I'm root?

I'm using the latest version of stable node.js (0.8.19) $cd ~/downloads/node $./configure $make $sudo make install Doing this installed node.js Now, when I go to: $cd ~/myproject/node_modules ...
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I can't run uwsgi as normal user

I want to run uwsgi server as www user, but if I write: uwsgi --socket $SOCKET --chmod-socket 666 --pidfile $PIDFILE --daemonize $LOGFILE --chdir $CHDIR --pp $PYTHONPATH --module main ...
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Netatalk shared folder shows as readonly on OSX

I have a few Mac clients connected to a Linux server running Netatalk 3.1.1. The server is connected to an AD domain, the clients are currently not. Previously all users were connecting under a single ...
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Sanity check: wordpress permission/ownership for multihosting

So I have a small server setup (2 webs, 1 nfs / mysql) that's hosting a couple of different wordpress sites. It's currently configured like this: I have a user called wwwuser (uid 500) and ...
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Apache2 with mod ITK - why does phpinfo() show “wrong” user

Im using Apache2 with mod ITK to separate the uid and gid from other vhosts. In each vhost I have configured <IfModule mpm_itk_module> AssignUserId username groupname </IfModule> Now ...
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Sharepoint checked out documents cross reference issue

After a rebuild of a Win 7 Ent Laptop, a user has reported that they can no longer cross reference documents that have been checked out from a sharepoint 2007 environment. They are adamant that they ...
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403 Forbidden error on apache 2.2.2 under ElementaryOS Luna

I've installed latest lampp in my ElementaryOS install. All went ok until I begun getting access problems in some files, so I went through: created a new group www and added my user to it, then ...
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Can't write files with PHP on IIS

I have an IIS 7.5 web server running on Windows 2008r2. When I try to write to a file I get a Permission Denied error, but I can't figure out how to fix the permissions. I have PHP configured via ...
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Creating SFTP Users chrootdirectory /var/www

I am trying to create a new sftp user in Ubuntu 12.04.4 and am running into some trouble. After creating the first sftp user, I document the commands for later user and then delete the user and try ...
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PHP upgrade always breaks session folder permissions

Every time I upgrade php (via yum upgrade) on my CentOS box, my /var/lib/session folder ownership becomes root:apache with 600 permissions. I use nginx as my web server. This breaks my site and ...
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SQL2008 R2 BackupDirectory - Cannot access the specified path or file on the server

I've recently added extra SAN storage space to our SQL2008R2 server (Failover Cluster with 2 nodes). With that I've edited the follow registry entry from I: to K: and moved the existing backup folders ...
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FreeNAS, ZFS, OS X, can't get write access

I have a OS X. I configured server, based on FreeNAS. Setup sharing trough AFP service. Set all permissions for read-write access for users and groups. I do all the same things for one UFS drive and ...
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Newly Created IIS AppPool not found

I created a new IIS site in IIS 7.5 (windows server 2008 r2). I created an apppool to go with it. When I try to give permissions to a folder using the identity IIS AppPool\CustomAppPoolName, it can't ...
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GPO: Is there a way to apply NTFS permissions dynamically?

I would like to create a GPO that sets NTFS permissions on a set of folders and files. Computer Configuration => Policies => Windows Settings => Security Settings => File System and ...
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Upload Folder in Apache httpd-dav.conf

Trying to setup WebDAV on Mac Apache to have ability to allow anonymous users to upload files to my WebDav server but not have access to them after they upload. They would also not be able to view the ...
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Restricting Upload on apache webDAV server

I have a Mac OSx 10.8 with apache setup with WebDAV access. I need to restrict upload but allow download. Not sure where to accomplish this? in the https-webdav.conf or in permissions on the storage ...
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Reset Permissions for Collection Administrator - Team Foundation Server

I am using Team Foundation Server 2013. I accidentally deleted and then re-added the "Project Collection Administrators" group. However, when it came back it had lost many of its permissions. ...
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Permission settings for Apache in Fedora

I'm using Apache locally (so it only listens on localhost) for development purposes. I have my web applications (wordpress in this case) in my home directory. Now, I've read the advice of making ...
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Permissions not being inherited

So I have a parent folder FolderA which has: Administrator FullControl Allow FileAccessGroup FullControl Allow TerminalServerDeny FullControl Deny FolderB is a sub-folder with Inheritance enabled ...
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restore administrator permission in sccm 2007

I accidently removed permissions on our parent SCCM server Will I be able to add them back? It had Domain Admins in the permission list, this was giving everyone all access to everything, and items ...
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svn: E175013: Unable to connect to a repository at URL

I'm trying to get xbt-tracker from googlecode.com/svn but for some reason I get the following: svn co http://xbt.googlecode.com/svn/trunk/xbt/misc xbt/misc svn: E175013: Unable to connect to a ...
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Destination Folder Access Denied error when accessing SAN share (EMC Celerra File Server)

There is a shared folder hosted on an EMC SAN to which Everyone has Full Control to the share's root. The SAN's Administrators group is set as the shared folder's owner. Beneath the root are a number ...
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NFSv4 ACL with directory create perm, but can not read/write files under the directory

Next is what I need to do: Two users admin-x as directory administrator, user-m as the data producer, user 1: admin-x user 2: user-m In the directory named '/share' which with nfsv4 acls set on it, ...
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monit service permission starting a linux service

I'm running monit to monitor a linux service i wrote which basically makes sure that a mounted partition exist. the service start action is: mount -a the service stop action is: umount /...../.... ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Images 503 when using Kirby and Dropbox Sync

I have a Dropbox folder on my Media Temple server at ~/Dropbox and I have a sub folder symlinked to a folder (a subdomain) in my web root using a Kirby CMS install at ~/domains/example.com/content ...
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Amazon S3 permission policy: I still get denied access

I have a problem with a permission policy of an Amazon S3 user. I've read this answer and this post too but the problem is still there: Each time I simulate the policy, I get "Implicitly denied ...