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

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Why is `www-data` (Ubuntu / Apache user) listed in the `/etc/at.deny` file?

I have a cgi script that is resending an email on a failed attempt 5-10 minutes after a user accesses a page. My thought was to do this using the at command from a python call (os.system("at now + 5 ...
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Permissions required for a local user to query services

I'm trying to write an application, that is running as a local user on the server, and needs access to enumerate services, and potentially even control them (start/stop). Is being a part of the ...
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How Can I Open and Print a Word Document Using a VBScript Called From the Web?

The university I work for allows students to register their bikes for indoor storage during the winter. This is done through a website. At the end of the process, a DYMO label printer connected to the ...
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Chroot issue, broken pipe

I need to give access to a developer to our server vía ssh. I hosted his web on /home/miuser and some other web applications in /home/... I have this config in my Subsystem sftp internal-sftp Match ...
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Unable to modify registry as admin on Windows 2012

On Windows 2012, I'm trying to change the AppIDFlags value in the registry key HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\AppID\{E62A7A31-6025-408E-87F6-81AEB0DC9347} to allow interaction with the desktop as documented here: ...
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Restoring NTFS permissions

I have two large file shares where the following has occurred: A (currently unknown) administrator took ownership of the share. The administrator broke inheritance on the share, and removed the ...
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Unable to change access permissions on external ntfs Harddrive [closed]

I am fairly new with Linux when it comes to mounting hard drives, so hopefully this is a simple question. I recently purchased a 3TB hard drive that would have read/write access with both Mac and ...
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Difference between “Descendant User Objects” and just “User Objects”

i am trying to delegate permissions on a cetain OU to a certain group. All i find is "Descendatn User Objects" and not just "User Objects" ; we have those available in other domain; please do let me ...
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What user is the script run as after Carbon Copy Cloner ends scheduled task?

On Mac OS X I keep data on a local server mirrored with the same data on a remote server with a scheduled backup task done with Carbon Copy Cloner. After the backup is done a bash script is run as ...
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Shared hosting (just host) and ftp access

I have a shared hosting account with justhost, what i need is to give an FTP access to a site operator, to his website. The website is a sub-folder under the www folder. I know how to limit his FTP ...
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Allow www-data to execute shell script

I have a shell script called boot.sh on an Ngnix server I am trying to call it via PHP, but I don't think I have permissions. How can I give www-data permission to run boot.sh - and only boot.sh ...
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Grant user from one domain permissions to shared folder in another domain

I have two computers set up like this: \\myPC (local Windows 7 SP1 machine); it is in domain1; \\remotePC (Win Server 2008 with SQL Server - a HyperV virtual machine); it is in domain2. In domain2 ...
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How can I set audit controls on files owned by TrustedInstaller using Powershell?

I am trying to set audit controls on a number of files (listed in ACLsWin.txt) located in \%Windows%\System32 (for example, aaclient.dll) using the following Powershell script: $FileList = ...
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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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Error accessing other groups files in apache

I am using Cloud9 IDE on my server, which creates files with default permission 640. As a result when I try to open those file via HTTP, apache shows permission denied error. When IDE is running as ...
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IBM System i Permissions on Database views

We have an IBM System i running IBM i OS v6r1. On this system, I have created some database views. What I want to do is give a particular user group access to ONLY these views and nothing else ...
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Webmin Apache ownership and ability for user to edit files in www root

I am using webmin to install apache and run Wordpress, and i am getting some permission errors. Here is what I have done so far: I have installed webmin apache, it is running under the user:group ...
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How do I restrict created users to a directory and disable SSH for VSFTPD

I've been googling for my answers for a good few hours and I can't seem to get a direct answer to my questions. I have found many tutorials but many are vague. Anyways: I've recently setup VSFTPD on ...
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.htaccess - permissions forbidden

I have an error with a new virtual host that I can't figure out.. My .htaccess doesn't have web access (403). [Thu Oct 31 17:51:01 2013] [crit] [client ] (13)Permission denied: /srv/data_disk/www ...
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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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Make my git user and apache user have read/write/delete access

I am having permission problems on my server. I use user developer to pull my git repository on the server. Then apache uses its own apache user to do write and execute code. I always have the ...
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vsftpd, virtual users and permissions. Avoid using chmod 777?

I am running vsftpd with Virtual Users (managed through a MySQL db). Each users home/default directory is owned by vsftpd:vsftpd. I need to give a user read/write permissions to some website files, ...
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Moving web files to /home/user/ gives permission denied using apache

I recently created some linux users on my machine and their respective directories were created in the following manner /home/my_user so I decided to treat each user as one of my websites. I moved ...
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Which permissions need to be assigned to a normal user to allow him to change SHARE permissions?

As in the subject - I am wondering, which permissions (if it is possible) do I need to assign to a regular user to modify the share permissions - e.g. to add another user with full control ...
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Apache logs other user read permissions [closed]

We have several developers who maintain the system and I want them to easily read the log files in /var/log/httpd without needing root access. I set the read permission for 'other' users but when I ...
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KVM permission denied on qcow2 disk over NFS

CentOS 6.3 running libvirt 0.10, trying to access/run a vm using a qcow2 on a Windows Server 2008 NFS mount. I tried nfsvers-3 when mounting but not luck, I get permission denied, presumably because ...
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Running an AppFabric Monitoring Script Without Using a Local Admin

According to this page - I must run any AppFabric administration commands as a user w/ administration privileges. "The security identity of the person using these Windows PowerShell commands ...
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Forcing 644 Permissions on Files with ProFTPd

We have an Ubuntu 12.04 server set up with ProFTPd for users to upload files. Each user has their own account and are jailed to their directory. Normally, everything works fine, they get 644 ...
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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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FUSE mounted Google Drive (via google-drive-ocamlfuse) for Wordpress and permission issues

My objective is to use Google Drive to store media files for a Wordpress multisite using Fuse, and so far I am able to mount Google Drive with google-drive-ocamlfuse as root. I can mount the Google ...
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Some files from RPM have bogus permissions

I'm building RPMs with fpm. One of the goals is to set the user and group of the installed files, so I'm using the --rpmuser and --rpmgroup flags. It's working for the most part, however one of the ...
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GPO's are being denied although filtering criteria is met

What I am trying to achieve We use centralised printing in one office only, so I need to ensure that in this office the relevant network printers exist when a user logs on to a Terminal Server, as ...
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Is runing script with SUID bit set up work the same as runing same script with sudo (or root)?

I wanna run some script with root priviliges but by apache user. So I added SUID bit to script file but this doesn't work as I expected. Script file owner is root. rwsr-xr-x 1 root root 2438 paź ...
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SVN log file unreadable permission denied

I have installed subversion 1.6.17 on my server and clients use the SSH+SVN connection variant. Since install of a new OS (SLES 11), I'm frequently having problems with svn actions which end up in the ...
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Permissions and access security for a shared folder on a server

I need to set permissions to a folder for two people. I am not an administrator on the server but I have access to grant and remove permissions to folders. Not even the Server Admin should have ...
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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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vsftpd default permissions for website directory and ftp

I'm trying to setup vsftpd and my users correctly. I can connect to the ftp with my user but I can't create any directory or file. My websites folder will be there: /srv/www/domain vsftpd.conf ...
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How to prevent users from renaming files while providing write permissions on Linux [closed]

For some special purpose, I want to prevent non-root users of the Linux Server from changing/renaming the filenames. However, they can modify and write to the contents of the file. How to do this from ...
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Apache, php, maven and me—pemissions…

I have setup a local Apache2, with PHP and mysql. I wrote a maven build script to deploy my page on that local server. All that is working fine except for one thing: When I instruct maven to clean up ...
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Windows Server 2012 Shares vs. Windows Explorer Sharing

When I use the server manager in WS2012 and create a new share, point it at a folder and give everybody permission to read, it works very strangely: From a client computer, I can access the server in ...
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windows server C drive and shared folder permission

i have an app, that needs to run in the folder in root of C drive (C:\AppFolder). And on client, i need map network drive for C:\ because that app searches for \AppFolder... directory. So i have ...
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Setting folder permission on a remote Windows 2008 R2 server in PowerShell or Command Prompt

Does anyone know of a way to set a folder's permissions on a remote server using either PowerShell or the command prompt? In other words, sitting at server01, launch PS or CP, type a command to set ...
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Accessing images outside of httpdocs in plesk

I have a website which I am creating for a photographer, she uses dropbox to share images with some of her clients and she wants the clients who do not use dropbox to be able to access the images ...
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Which way is more secure: apache:admin or folder group owner:apache?

I have been learning in recent days how to set up var/www/ permissions. I understand the common solution is set a group owner of all new folders to apache via sticky bit. How about giving the Apache ...
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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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With permissions 775 php error: folder is not writable

When running a script I get the following error: 'The folder "x" is not writable.' Folder's permissions are 755. Folder ownership is user:user. PHP runs as apache. When changing group ownership of ...
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Apache etc/www/ directory as user home directory

I'm running an Ubuntu 12.04.3 Server and I'm trying to configure some virtual hosts. I followed this guide here But instead of using a directory within the var/www folder I used a new user I ...
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What are the permissions to set on SVN root?

I'm trying to provide a remote access to SVN server through Apache. The situation can be illustrated like this: /root /public-project /trunk /branches /restricted-project ...
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What is the “+” in “drwxrwsr-x+”

I'm working a website we maintain, and I use Capistrano to deploy. I've kind of inherited the stuff, so I'm not the one who set everything up. When I deploy to the server, it fails and nothing is ...