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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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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rndc delzone {zonename} : permission denied

System is: Debian GNU/Linux 8.2 (jessie) BIND 9.9.5-9+deb8u3-Debian (Extended Support Version) named.conf.options: options { directory "/var/cache/bind"; key-directory "/etc/bind/keys"; ...
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give www-data the permission to write into /home and others root directories

I have a big problem since few days with permissions on my Symfony2 application. The background : I write a PHP app with symfony2 which gives an overview of many Moodle instances on each servers ...
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how to properly setup permission for cygwin chrooted ssh server?

Can someone point me in the right direction about how to properly configure the permissions for a chrooted ssh server (sftp only in my case)? Specifically on a windows computer and how the folder ...
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How can I copy websites from one windows server to another and retain/recreate machine specific accounts?

I need to move a lot of websites. I researched and learned how to use robocopy to mirror copy the content along with the ACLs. That works fine for the domain accounts. The problem is that there are ...
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IIS AppPool Identity and local groups

I'm trying to use local groups to control read/write permissions on some folders that are accessed by multiple application pools of IIS (8.5 on WinSrv2012r2). I have some issues when I add or remove ...
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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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Best practice for users to scp .war files to tomcat /webapps folder?

I have a tomcat 8 installation on an ubuntu 14 server. I want to give write access to the /opt/tomcat/webapps folder to a few users so they can scp .war files directly there from their local ...
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Single-file docker volume cannot be moved or removed due to permissions

Am I able to make it so that If I connect a single-file docker volume to a container, and the application makes an attempt to move or remove the file, the system allows it, rather than returning "...
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Can't touch/connect to a unix socket from the same group

sudo ls -la /var/lib/redis/6379/ produces: drwxrwxr-x 2 redis redis 4096 Nov 28 23:10 . drwx-w---- 3 redis redis 4096 Nov 22 00:10 .. srwxrwx--- 1 redis redis 0 Nov 28 23:10 redis.sock ...
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OpenDKIM permission denied

I have installed opendkim on CentOS 6 and set the TemporaryDirectory to /var/tmp in the opendkim.conf configuration file. After restarting the service and trying to send an email I get an error in the ...
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IIS8 - app users not added to IIS_IUSRS

In IIS7, application pool identities were automatically added to the IIS_IUSRS group. With IIS8 and 8.5 this no longer seems to be happening. I have checked numerous servers with the command: net ...
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Office 365 and JavaMail

I trying to send email from server using JavaMail and smtp protocol. The email is name@mydomain.com. JavaMail is throwing the exception above and this message "Client does not have permissions to send ...
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Default mode parameters affecting ACL permissions

I have just started working as sysadmin and encountered my first problem. What I am trying to do is set permissions of a directory so that all the subdirectories and files in the directory AND newly ...
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Permission denied when trying to execute a program as root on CentOS

I am logged as root on a CentOS server but I am not able to run a program. I have compiled using cc a basic helloworld program, trying to run it outputs: bash: ./a.out: Permission denied I have ...
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Permissions for EC2 created by Elastic Beanstalk connecting to external RDS

I am quite new to Elastic Beanstalk and not very proficient with server administration, but I need to set up a Django project on Elastic Beanstalk connecting to external RDS MySQL database. I have ...
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Strange behaviour with linux permissions

Hopefully someone can help me out, my site isn`t working ATM due to an issue. I changed the apache MPM and for that I needed to change virtualmin to have it run as virtualserver owner (was the only ...
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How to allow connections in zimbra/mail client?

I installed a Zimbra server into CentOS 6, enter the admin panel via web HTTPS over port 7071, the problem is I can not access the web mail client (port 445), I can only access via localhost. I ...
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Ubuntu LDAP and NFS directory permissions

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

Situation I have several folders at the root, where each folder contains several hundred subfolders and then thousands of files. Many subfolders and files have security objects that I no longer want. ...
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How to auto-run batch file as specific user (not scheduled task, not a duplicate)

I am an enterprise admin (Sr. Network Engineer), but my team does not manage Active Directory, so I am a little unfamiliar with policies and what is required to do what I am trying to achieve, and ...
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NFS export for non-root users

I need non-root users to be able to export folders over NFS on a shared system. There are a lot of users, several hundred, who may potentially log into the system. All of them should be able to ...
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SFTP permission denied but SSH works fine

I keep getting Permission denied errors while attempting to upload changes to a file via SFTP, however it works fine when using SSH directly as the same user. The file I am trying to upload is /srv/...
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Php-fpm corrupts my socket permission on startup

I've installed Apache2.2 with FastCgi module, and PHP-fpm on a Centos server. I configure FastCgi with an external server using the socket option: FastCgiExternalServer /var/www/cgi-bin/test/php....
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Shared group directory with individual user files

I have a mounted NFS partition in which a specific group, say nfsgroup, has rwx for the directory (call it nfsdir). If my user brian is a member of nfsgroup and creates a file in nfsdir, then I chgrp ...
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Permissions to ports Alfresco

When I restart Alfresco, it starts... I got the page... But on the logs I got the error: 2015-11-10 09:58:55,282 INFO [management.subsystems.ChildApplicationContextFactory] [localhost-startStop-1] ...
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List of Privileges Considered for Standard User As “Additional Privileges” for Windows UAC

I am trying to understand some behavior I am seeing with Windows User Account Control (UAC). We have an application that is being run with the manifest requestedExecutionLevel highestAvailable. &...
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MySQL system account unable to write to logs on CentOS 6.7

I have a CentOS 6.7 server with MySQL 5.1.73 installed. I am trying to enable replication which fails because "mysqld_safe" cannot write to "/var/log/mysql/mysql-bin.index"; even though the directory ...
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Using Ubuntu Server 14.04 as a webdeveloper [closed]

I have a Ubuntu Server 14.04 installed in my network used solely for development of websites (PHP, Laravel). Websites are located in their own directories under /var/www/domain.ext and can be accessed ...
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Installation problems with CouchDB 1.6 on Ubuntu 15.10

After using CouchDB 1.4 on Ubuntu 14.04, I recently tried to start fresh with 15.10 and the main couchdb package. It installed couchdb 1.6 which was a welcome change, but the ubuntu installation ...
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Forcing/inheriting permissions on NFS share

I'm trying to NFS share a directory on a CentOS machine to several OS X machines with Apache Directory Studio. Multiple users are going to access it and they are in the same group. I've been able to ...
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New server block returns a 403 error [duplicate]

I recently switched my CentOS 7 machine from Apache to nginx, and I am running into some issues getting my machine properly functioning. I recently installed a new server block into the system with ...
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Member of the nginx group but unable to edit files in the web root

I recently switched the web server on my CentOS 7 machine from Apache to nginx. Originally, I had added my user account to the apache group and then did a recursive chown to make all files in the ...
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Not able to access a folder with read and write permission for group

I can't access a directory that has both r permissions for the group my current user belongs to, in the others column, it has rw- [ec2-user@host]$ ls -la drwxrw-rw- 8 apache apache 4096 Nov 4 ...
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Which permissions/rights does a user need to run “Get-WmiObject win32_service” on a remote machine?

I am in almost the same situation as the person who asked this question (link). The only difference is that I'm not writing a monitoring service but trying to get a WMI-based monitoring service to ...
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DFS-R replication: NTFS permissions don't work on some subfolders on members

I've setup DFS-R (Hub and spoke) for a share between 6 Windows 2012 R2 servers. The share on all servers is called "Websites$" with "full access" permission for everyone. All servers have high ...
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Linux “tmux” Permission denined

I'm trying to run some automated scripts from root that will start running other scripts as another user in a "tmux" session. Example: File 1 - "start_test_script.sh" - in "root" home directory: #!/...
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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: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/...
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Can i use one .htpasswd file for different folders on Linux server

I have many modules in my codeignitor application as module/products module/billing module/cms module/groups ..... Some of the above modules are accessible to admin user only so I want to put ....
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How to prevent non-domain computers from accessing the domain share resources?

My company is using Windows Server 2008 R2 for domain controller and file sharing, and all client computers have Windows 7 Professional installed. Some of the client computers are added to the domain, ...
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Need help restricting permission on Unitrends backups

I have my Unitrends device setup to do backups from our VMware environment. To do an "app aware" backup the device need the a login to the windows VM. When the Unitrends device makes a backup it ...
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Netatalk (AFP) user in both rolist and rwlist

I'm currently configuring a AFP server that's running OD, AFP, SMB etc. My problem is that I got a few shares that ALL needs to have read only on and a few people in a specific group needs to have ...
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Openldap - ldap user can't add entry: Insufficient access (no write access to parent)

I'ld like to make an addressbook in LDAP (for mailing clients, in first step for my RoundCube). Server is Debian 7.9, slapd 2.4.31 (OpenLDAP). After the successfully installation, I've created a ...
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Restrict unison to work only on certain folder (on the remote server)

Considering the scenario where Server1 wants to keep folder /x synchronized between itself and Server2. So apparently one have to add a new (SSH) user to Server2 allowing for this. So we result in a ...
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Permissions inherit for new directory and files by www-data

I have a testing Debian LAMP server, I've created a user 'test' and I've installed Wordpress which needs write permission in some directories So... I've added user 'www-data' to group 'test' Set ...
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How do I create a shared directory under root?

I'm trying to create a shared folder on my root partition that anyone in a particular group can read and write to and any new files within that folder are also read writeable by anyone in that group ...
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NFS client not ignoring UIDs on NFS map

I have six machines, one NFS server and five clients. Three clients (running Ubuntu 14.04) work just fine. The other two, running 12.04, are running into permissions errors. On the mapped client ...
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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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AWS IAM User unable to create Elastic Beanstalk environment. Missing permissions

Permissions option is missing from user sub-accounts. How do I enable it for sub accounts? In the screenshot below I am logged in on the main account.
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PHP exec() Returns 127 When Trying To Run Any Command

I'm an intermediate Linux user (CentOS, some Debian) who is transitioning to FreeBSD (10). Permissions have always been somewhat confusing to me. I've set up a server with PHP-FPM (5.6) and Nginx (1....