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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Web server files being publicly served despite permissions set to user/group only

I'm running an Apache2 server on Raspbian that serves an instance of DokuWiki, however I seem to be running into permissions issues. For some reason all my directories and the files in them are ...
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Access Denied when using Copy to LPT port

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Control Windows permissions on Samba share from linux

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NTFS - Domain Admins don't have permissions despite being part of the Local Administrators group

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User in Administrators group has not the same rights as Administrator (Win 2012 R2)

I have created a user admin and putted this user in the Administrators Groups (local, there is no AD). But This admin user has not the same rights as the Administrator user itself. Example 1: a file ...
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How to add new text,but unable to modify old text

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Mounted NFS directory not writable by Apache / PHP

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Enabling `mod_rewrite` apache, permissions issues

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Win Server 2003, security permissions are reset by SYSTEM. Why?

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ssh agent forwarding fails with “Could not open a connection to your authentication agent”

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Changing host permissions for MySQL users

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php fopen error (failed to open stream: Permission denied)

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Setup web folder for multiple developers and Apache [duplicate]

I'm trying to setup a web folder on LAMP with Ubuntu 14.04 where : Apache/PHP can read everything inside. (r-x for folders and r-- for files) Multiple users in a "devs" group can do anything inside. ...
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CentOS passwd file error

A co-worker tried to change the home directory of our root user and should have entered: root:x:0:0:root:/var/www/vhosts:/bin/bash ... but instead, entered: root:x:0:0:root:/root:/var/www/vhosts ...
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Securing an Apache Setup with a Fresh Ubuntu Web Server with users and permissions

I have a virtual Server with Ubunto 10.04 on. My host Mediatemple have a few guides on trying to secure the apache config, but I think they are missing some details, or at least it makes no sense to ...
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Windows File Security settings

I would like some input on a problem I am working on. The scenario is as following. I have a folder which has security settings (permissions) that are inherited. One of them is a permission entry for ...
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CentOS 5.4 NFS v4 client file permissions differ from original files & NFS Share file contents

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Setup Acount Permissions with MSMQ and Windows Service

I'm a developer needing some guidance on setting up proper accounts/permissions for the following so bear with me please. I am creating a private MS Queue and installing a windows service on a Win ...
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Amazon Cloudfront with S3. Access Denied

We're trying to distribute out S3 buckets via Cloudfront but for some reason the only response is an AccessDenied XML document like the following: <Error> ...
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Why does sudo command take long to execute?

I've been picking up Linux (Fedora 10, then 11) over the past few months (and enjoying it immensely-- it's like discovering computers all over again, so many things to learn). I've added my user to ...
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New server worked for a few hours, but now connections time out

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How do I set domain machines to ignore domain in login credentials?

Basically, some machines will allow remote access with an incorrect domain but correct username and password, but others won't. How do I set a server TO do that? My issue is that I have a host ...
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GRANT/REVOKE on functions

I am using the has_function_privilege, to check and see if a certain user can access a function in my database. However, if I use REVOKE to revoke access, has_function_privilege still returns true: ...
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WMI permissions: Select CommandLine, ProcessId FROM Win32_Process returns no data for CommandLine

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Netavis won't start

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Permission denied (public key) ssh ec2 instance mac [closed]

Update2: $ ls -ld ~/.ssh drwx------ 8 user staff 272 2 Oct 17:51 /Users/user/.ssh $ ls -la ~/.ssh/config/file.pem -r--------@ 1 user staff 1692 2 Oct 17:11 /Users/user/.ssh/config/file.pem $ ls ...
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Windows SBS 2008 network share permissions

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Windows Server 2008 R2 hangs when Editing folder permissions

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Javascript 404 not found, but PHP and CSS loading

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Map sql's BUILTIN\Administrators to Windows Administrators Group

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User Unable to Change Group Owner of File on NFS

I've created a user, say testuser, with a home directory located in /home-nas/t/testuser/. I've added testuser and testuser1 to a group called testgroup and asked each user to log out and log back in. ...
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Network Services Write/Modify Permissions on Inetpub Folder Potiential security issues

I have an asp.net web application that runs as a Content Management system for a website. It was originally on an IIS6 Server. However the web application was recently moved to an II7 Server. After ...
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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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File permission mask/mode settings for Samba on FreeNAS?

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Permission update on PHP script with Apache2 and mod_php

I have done my tests using a stock and up-to-date Apache2+PHP5 install on Debian Jessie, with mod_php. Let's say Apache runs under www-data system account (I've done other tests with mpm-itk and a ...
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MySQL permissions error when showing databases

I was trying to install homebrew and very very stupidly did this: sudo chown -R $USER /usr/local The Homebrew instructions say to do this and I'm not much of a sysadmin so I took their word for it. ...
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FOG Server NFS Issue

I am having an issue with the Free Open Ghost server. I set it up on Ubuntu server, and have Ubuntu mounting an SMB share to it's /images directory (my server has a small internal boot disk). Fog's ...
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Permissions reset?

I am a developer and I have a Windows Server 2012 development environment. Nothing special, onlyAD and a WebServer are installed on it. Everything is configured with the default values. When I do the ...
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Allow run /sbin/ifconfig to user

So, I want to allow some user to execute ifconfig. I'd created a special group "if" and done user to own this group. And now I'm going to do "chown root:if ifconfig". But I think: What wrong thing ...
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How can I remove local administrator permissions?

I want to disable the permissions of local administrators in the machines of my domain, is this possible?, and only put administration rights to the Domain Administrators. And I want to do it with ...
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What user should I use to create websites?

I setup a LAMP stack on a dedicated server. There is a root user and a user named user1 with sudo privileges. I usually put all my websites inside the /home/sites dir, and I don't know if it's better ...
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Permission denied when changing timestamp of a directory on a CIFS mount

The server dir is mounted with a user, who definitely has "Write Attributes" permissions in Windows. /etc/fstab: //server/shared /mnt/fs1 cifs ...
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permission denied with full volume on mhddfs and SAMBA

I use MHDDFS to join 3 disks together so that my fileserver can present one large volume over SAMBA in stead of three small ones. The relevant part of fstab: # Data store disks # 2TB_Disk1 ...
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Make user or group own port

In some situations a web application will talk to clients through a reverse proxy (e.g. Apache with mod_proxy) where the reverse proxy is listening on port 80 and the web application is listening on a ...
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Access Denied on LAN IIS Access via Integrated Authentication

I have an IIS 7.5 (Win2k8R2) Webserver, which publishes an UNC Share (on a Fileserver) with restricted access. The AppPool Identity is a Domain User-Account with read access to mentioned UNC path. ...
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Joomla 3.5 VServer write

I am using Joomla 3.5.1 and copied it from my existing Hosting to my new Vserver. I can access the /administrator login etc. also the frontend looks nice. I wanted to upload an extension (I corrected ...
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IMAP server can't read (open) mails using fetchmail, procmail & dovecot

I'm trying to setup a mail server ! Everything seems to be ok (after some loooong days) but when I tried to read mail with IMAP server : Apr 18 17:38:48 sd-84941 dovecot: imap(dlp): Error: ...