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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Grant local group local admininstrator perms

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How to block a user from accessing SharePoint that's on a group with permissions to access

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Allow ssh when g+w on user's home directory

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Exporting privileges from Mysql - Something is missing

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IIS 6.0 FTP Folder Permissions

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Does the secure attention sequence interfere with any rights?

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Cannot Access Shared Folder From IIS

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Nginx Not Respecting File Permissions

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OS X 10.10 Mail.app - preferences resetting themselves

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Windows Server 2008 R2 hangs when Editing folder permissions

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How does apache execute files without execute permission?

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vsftpd - PAM - MySQL and pam_mkhomedir to create directories

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Apache Web Server Folder Permission On Windows7

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FOG Server NFS Issue

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2003 domain; no domain admins can RDP [closed]

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Samba server permissions not work

I have Samba server installed on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS I set up some smb shares for everyone. For example this is a part of my smb.conf: [logs] path = /srv01/logs browsable = yes ...
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OpenDKIM permission denied

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Where is the runuser command on Ubuntu Server?

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Samba Security - Set permissions for anyone write on share (root and others)

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Mounted NFS directory not writable by Apache / PHP

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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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Gitlab omnibus fails to add ssh key

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.htaccess Permission Denied (Apache, CentOS 7)

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Members of local System account

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Enabling `mod_rewrite` apache, permissions issues

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how to set directory permissions of windows server 2012 so Visual Basic 2015 windows app ‘kill’ doesn’t get file permission error

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