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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NTFS Traverse-permission - How are the correct settings?

I am trying to get the traverse-permission to work, but I just can't handle it. I have read a lot of threads (at serverfault and some other places) but still... What I want to do is the following: ...
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group permissions on directory being ignored for user

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vsftpd access with write permissions

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Users Home drive given local admin permission by ADU&C when creating user

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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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Intermittent Permission Denied error when opening files from a SAMBA mount

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AWSLambdaExecute policy definition

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Script to propagate root folder inheritance to sub folders every X minutes?

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OpenSSH: allow users with writeable HOME to use publick key authentication

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Apache2 not able to list directories or files that do not have o+r set

I have an Apache webserver that we are preparing to serve data uploaded via FTP/S to our customers over the more convenient HTTPS protocol. At the moment I am using mod_authnz_external to allow the ...
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linux setfacl permission to different user and able to write in recursive

I have tow user in same group 1. user 1 : datauser 2. user 2 : webuser 3. Group : apache What set permission using setfact to either of user can create directory/file recursive. Ex.: directory ...
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Different NTFS Permissions on subfolders

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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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how to keep file and folder permissions from changing

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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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SQL Server 2014 Backups not inheriting NTFS permissions

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What permissions are required for a domain user to login to a domain machine?

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apply permission to child folders while keeping existing permissions

I have lots of levels of nested folders and I need to make changes so that existing permissions are kept. As an example I have a folder david with david1 inside it and david2 inside this. If I give ...
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Is it possible to prevent users from removing jobs from the print queue?

I need to log all printed documents with their contents. I've enabled "Keep printed documents" in the relevant printers' properties. Now, I'm trying to prevent users from removing jobs from the ...
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How to set default file permissions? [duplicate]

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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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Active Directory: Permissions to get Kerberos Service Ticket

I have an Active Directory with a KDC running on Windows Server 2012. At the moment, every user can request service tickets for every service from the TGS. I'm looking for a solution where the KDC ...
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How to grant access to /var/run to postgres on CentOS?

After installing postgres-9.3 via yum in my CentOS 7, its default configuration puts socket in /tmp directory. I have httpd (installed via yum as well) which is by default managed by system.d with ...
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is it possible to search only a files that have specific extended attributes set?

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Make folder writable by multiple users via ACL

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give permission to Active directory user to enable/disable a device

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“Permission denied” to a directory that I own, permissions seemingly correct

Setting up a Docker image based on Debian 8, specifically the nginx image with uwsgi added. The web service in question will run via uwsgi as www-data. The service is copied in to the container with a ...
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Minimum Elastic Beanstalk policy for upload & deploy

I just created a new Elastic Beanstalk application called Chats. I then created a IAM group called Chats. Now, I want to give the Chats group a custom policy that is the most restrictive and only ...
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Mysql, Sequel Pro: access denied, but connecting with terminal is OK

I created a user 'vasya'@'%' with all priveleges on some dbs on a remote server. When I ssh to the server I can mysql -u vasya -p without any problems. However when I try to ssh tunnel via Sequel ...
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Allowing Domain Group to Administer IIS Server

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how to prevent non-admin user to gain admin access using overflow [closed]

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block users from seeing files, while still allowing index.html to get its assets

I wonder what approach should be taken, while designing a website. need help with wrapping my head around all the details regarding this. the webdir will hold all files/assets/server-code, which ...
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How do I revoke ownership of a directory from apache service account after an error?

Basically, I was trying to fix an issue where I couldn't upload images to my newly migrated WordPress site. The site is on a VPN and I found this article, ...
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Cannot see all files in Samba share

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Using Duplicity with AWS S3 and IAM Folder policy

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PING icmp open socket: Operation not permitted in vserver

I am running a vserver environment with several virtual machines. A single VM has the following problem: $ ping 8.8.8.8 ping: icmp open socket: Operation not permitted $ ls -l $(which ping) ...
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Some users cannot write via NFS, but others can

I have an NFS4-mounted /home drive, with several different users' home folders in it. I am using inetd's ID-mapping feature (i.e. NEED_IDMAPD=YES in /etc/default/nfs-common). The NFS mount and ...
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Error 1385 when executing RUNAS on Windows Enterprise 7

I am having trouble installing an application on a Windows 7 Enterprise computer. The installer creates a user under which a service process will run. However I get the code error 1385 all over my ...
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Postfix cannot create file [duplicate]

I have a custom postfix transport setup to handle certain incoming emails, like this in master.cf: emailpmbridge unix - n n - - pipe flags=FR user=xmail ...
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Apache 2.4 Virtual host apache.conf 403 permission & 404 document root access errors

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Server 2012 NTFS group permissions not working in domain

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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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Why isnt this sudoer command run as root? [closed]

I want to give PHP access to a very specific script using a configuration under /etc/sudoers.d. So I did the following: visudo -f /etc/sudoers.d/99-php And entered this sudo rule: www-data ALL = ...
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How to fix sudo file on EC2

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To use linux as AD Server do I have to change unix permissions (chmod)?

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User's AD account deleted then recreated, now cannot access TFS

I have a user who a couple months ago had access to our Team Foundation Server (TFS) 2013 instance (he was able to access queries, work items, backlogs etc via the web interface). Recently, we needed ...
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How to login to a server as a mysql user in order to stop the mysql server?

I have a linux server instance hosted by RunAbove where I log in as an 'admin' user using an ssh key. I need to change the mysql root password on the server manually. I'm following directions given ...