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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file created by ansible seems to have mangled permissions

Issue with files created by Ansible I’m looking at using to setup some new servers at a new ISP and I’ve been doing some basic steps to test first. I am new but have done some testing on diff servers ...
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Can access share but error “Windows Cannot Find 'file name' ”

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Logstash not reading logs unless world-readable

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Impossible to get Folder Redirection working with Network Share (Access is denied, 502)

Group: G_Developers User: David (Member of G_Developers group) Local Path: E:/Shares/Users/Developers UNC Path: \\DC01\Developers$ Share Permissions: Everyone Full Control Folder Permissions: ...
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Member of a group cannot access a WS2008 network share

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Can't change files with Transmit through SFTP. Wrong permissions

I'm having an Ubuntu Server installation. In a folder deployed a wordpress installation and because of the file uploads, plugin updates etc I chowned the entire folder and its subdirectories to ...
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Allow user to execute “repquota -g /”

I need to allow an user to execute "repquota -g /" from a script without superuser permissions on debian Wheezy. I would not allow all superuser permissions to the user (in my case it is the www-data ...
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Performing root mysql operations in bash scripts

What is a good practice to execute root operations on mysql databases in bash scripts? For example, I want to create new database and grant privileges, I have to use: mysql -u $ROOT -p"$ROOTPASS" -e ...
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Issues with file rights in CentOS [closed]

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Samba Permissions Issues

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Find out who installed SQL server - they forgot to add other logons

We have a site where one of our team of techies installed SQL Server 2012. They forgot to add our administrators group as sysadmins so only they can access SQL - everyone else gets "Access Denied" ...
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Detect files of folders which do not inherit permissions from their parent

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How do I make it impossible for a Windows machine to delete a directory (not its contents) on a Linux Samba server?

The title says it all. (One of the rare occasions where it actually fits. :P)
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Active Directory Root Permissions

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Trying to add a new SQL Server user throws the error "is not a valid login or you do not have permission”

I am trying to add a new user to an SQL Server 2012 database using SQL Server Management Studio. I right-click and select 'Add User' under Security -> Users, fill out the user information, and click ...
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Why is server share selectively non-writeable?

A Win2008R2 server ServS which serves a network share tools with share permissions Everyone/Read and appuser/Modify. On another Win2008R2 server ServApp, I open an rdp session with myaccount. I open ...
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Retiring Windows file server - moving files to new NAS - need to add domain account to files and folders

Summary: How can I automatically (script) check all the permissions for files and folders on a drive, and if a permission is tied to a local computer account have a new permission added: with a Domain ...
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Running Visual Studio and IIS without Administrator rights on Windows

I find it hard to believe that Microsoft didn't forsee a possibility where a company would need a developer to be able to use IIS and Visual Studio with full rights but NOT want to just haphazardly ...
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owncloud refusing to access data directory

I am trying to fix an OwnCloud sever. I am stuck since a day, and I am starting to despair. Owncloud (set up on arch linux) says: Data directory ( /data/ocdata) is invalid Please check that the data ...
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nginx is unable to open (and thus serve) files despite proper filesystem permissions [duplicate]

After a fresh installation of nginx 1.4.7 on Fedora 20 I added two additional locations to the the default location: user neradis; # I also tried the 'root' user here and commenting this directive ...
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Linux ownership and permissions

I have two users testuser2 and testuser1 with homedirectories /home/testuser2 and /home/testuser1 respectively. I want to share the directory /home/testuser1/Videos/ and its contents across these two ...
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Apache can't read files outside of webroot

It has been many, many moons since I've set up an Apache server. I'm assuming some things have changed. The new one I'm doing is on AWS (Linux). It's installed fine with PHP support. I installed ...
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Apache with directory listing does only show some files and folders

Using linux ubuntu. I have all my files in /var/www/. apache conf /etc/apache2/apache2.conf: #add Directory listings <Directory /var/www/> Options Indexes FollowSymLinks </Directory> ...
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Requiring owner auth for non-guest enabled shares

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WIndows Server 2012 R2 + Windows 7 Ultimate CD Burn Rights

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Apache Virtualhosts Permission Denied. Tried everything I can come up with

I am using apache virtualhosts for a couple sites I want to run off my ubuntu 14.04 server. My setup works if sites are under /var/www but if i try to run one under /home/myuser/www/sitename/ i get a ...
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when ssh from mac to ubuntu server, it will be added to hosts.deny

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softether VPN access list not working

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How do Share permissions and Security permissions cooperate with each other for network shares?

Background In the past few weeks I was trying to modify the Active Directory and User Group setting in our company. However, due to the lack of the proper documentation, after making the changes ...
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Prevent user interactive logon to domain computers

I currently have a user DOMAINJOINER (located in the WIN7Support OU) which I use to deploy Windows 7 machines. This user can Create and Delete Computer Objects in the WIN7Computers OU, that's about it ...
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Recalculate Windows inherited ACLs for hardlinks

How do I get Windows to recalculate the inherited permissions of a file? A tool (Mercurial) created multiple NTFS hardlinks to the same file from different directories. I can see them using fsutil ...
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Allow users to delete non-owned meetings in Rooms

I have an AD universal group called Kanata_CF_Nunavut_Admins which i have assigned Editor rights to a Rooms calendar in Exchange 2010. Members of that group should be allowed to cancel other peoples ...
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Nginx Password Protect Directory Downloads Source Code

I'm trying to password protect a WordPress login page on my Nginx server. When I navigate to http://www.example.com/wp-login.php, this brings up the "Authentication Required" prompt (not the WordPress ...
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MySQL permission errors

It seems that on a Ubuntu 14.04 machine the user mysql cannot access anything. It is not writing logs nor reading files. Witness: - bruno():mysql$ cat /etc/passwd | grep mysql mysql:x:116:127:MySQL ...
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Privileges preventing meld to work

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Percona startup fails: mysql can't access directory for file creation

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git private server error: “Permission denied (publickey).”

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Problems setting Hyper-V permissions

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crontab listing or editing results in fopen: permission denied

Recently, a job configured to run from a user's crontab stopped executing. When attempting to list or edit the crontab for the user, the result is: user@host:~$ crontab -l crontabs/user/: fopen: ...
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Local Privileges/Rights Issues after Domain Rename Windows Server 2012 Std R2

After renaming a domain from .com to .local I've noticed that none of my credentials work when I try to make any changes using my domain Administrator account. When I try to install software that ...
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Allow a user to access a single Git repository

Consider a server that hosts several Git repositories: $ ls -l /opt/git/ drwxrwxr-x 7 ubuntu root 4096 Jan 2 2014 george.git drwxrwxr-x 7 ubuntu root 4096 Dec 29 2013 john.git drwxrwsr-x 7 ...
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Why does Windows Installer check the volume information of a shared drive when installing a file within the shared drive?

I'm running into an issue where one of my users is having trouble installing a Windows Installer file. The file is located on a shared drive that the user doesn't have complete access to, but the user ...
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One user cannot access website from anywhere in the network

This is really weird but here goes: I have a domain user who just recently is unable to access a particular website on our intranet no matter what computer he logs on from. He can access other ...
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Group Ownership in rsyslog?

What I would like would be to have all remote local7 facilities logged to: /var/log/cisco.log but the ownership needs to be under the group "cisco" in /etc/rsyslog.conf I have: # Logs for cisco ...