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IIS7 folder permissions

I build a basic WCF service that I now want to host in IIS7 under Windows Server 2008 R2. I added the service as an application under the default web site but whenever i try to run the application I ...
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Get “Permission denied” when trying to run a 755 script [on hold]

The mode of my script is 0755, with owner set to myapp and group set to root: -rwxr-xr-x 1 myapp root 349 Dec 25 06:45 /var/www/myapp/.venv/bin/command When I try to run this script with sudo -u ...
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Why can't I install modules via NPM unless I'm root?

I'm using the latest version of stable node.js (0.8.19) $cd ~/downloads/node $./configure $make $sudo make install Doing this installed node.js Now, when I go to: $cd ~/myproject/node_modules ...
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IIS 7.5 401.3 Access Denied

I am having this weird issue with IIS 7.5 on Windows 2008 R2 x64. I created a site in IIS and manually created a test file index.html and everything worked. When I try to do a deployment, I copy all ...
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File Sharing Methods

So, I've been looking around, and haven't found any information that lays out the differences between the two file sharing areas in the Folder Properties Sharing tab, as in the image below. There seem ...
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Excel cannot access the file with IIS7&Windows Serer 2008 R2(64bit)

I have a web project in .NET 4 that needs to access an Excel file, but it ends up with the following error message: Error occured during file generation.Microsoft Excel cannot access the file ...
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Linux- Permission denied?

I'm installing Neo4j server as a linux service, but when I install it, I get the following message: /sbin/insserv: Permission denied What is this? What should I do? I'm running everything with ...
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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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Why all users can access SSAS cube? [closed]

I noticed that all domain users can see and read all data from the cube, although I had a role defined with only few users granted a permission. Even after I completely deleted whole role definition ...
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SQL Server Chain Permission

We have the 2 databases. Reporting HR There are some users who want to extract data from HR database. But we don't want to give direct access to that HR database. So, we created the special views in ...
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svn trouble with a commit from eclipse

org.apache.subversion.javahl.ClientException: svn: E204900: Commit failed (details follow): svn: E204900: Can't open file '/var/repo/db/txn-current-lock': Permission denied svn: E175002: MKACTIVITY of ...
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Postgresql: what does GRANT ALL PRIVILEGES ON DATABASE do?

I'm trying to grant all privileges on all tables of a given database to a new postgres user (not the owner). It seems that GRANT ALL PRIVILEGES ON DATABASE my_db TO new_user; does not do that. After ...
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Linux editing remotely mounted files [migrated]

I have a web server and I mount the directory containing all my website projects onto a local directory in my Linux VirtualBox under /home/UserA/Desktop/Remote/sites. My problem is editing the files ...
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Apache on Docker can't write to volume filesystem

I built an image for running Apache with mod_php, for Magento extension development. Magento needs to write to the webroot: It keeps files in /srv/magento/var/ for cache, error reporting, and some ...
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php fopen error (failed to open stream: Permission denied)

I have a php script on a Windows Server 2008 box (IIS 7) that is run periodically to download a remote XML file and store it on the server. This script (which previously used to run successfully), is ...
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Can't connect to default admin share on Windows 2008

I have a Windows 2008 Server that I'm trying to connect to the default administrative share \\servername\c$ I can connect to it using the default Administrator account. But if I try to connect using ...
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Using a non-root to deploy a git repo to the web root

What is the best way to set up users and permissions for a production web server that uses git to deploy to the server? Background Running Ubuntu 12.04, I have apache serving files under /var/www as ...
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Linux user in group can't cd into directory with executable permission [migrated]

(Ok, originally asked this on StackOverflow, got it downvoted with a suggestion to post on SuperUser, where I got a hint (but no luck) with using FUSE to mount media. As serverfault seems to have the ...
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NFS: How to allow a specific user to write in a NFS mount?

I wrote a Nagios check which is supposed to check the time it takes a server to write a file to one of it's mounts. The check is being run by user nagios. The NFS server is configured like so: ...
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File permission mask/mode settings for Samba on FreeNAS?

I'm currently working on the Samba settings on a FreeNAS server. When any user creates a file or a folder on the server I want the file or folder to get the following RWX permissions: Folders: ...
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Nginx / PHP-FPM = Blank pages

Dear ServerFault Community, I managed to get my site into a fully functional state two days ago.. Around 3 hours ago today, I've restarted my linux box and have found my site to no longer work. I have ...
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Images 503 when using Kirby and Dropbox Sync

I have a Dropbox folder on my Media Temple server at ~/Dropbox and I have a sub folder symlinked to a folder (a subdomain) in my web root using a Kirby CMS install at ~/domains/example.com/content ...
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NRPE commands doesn't work when called from remote management host

First of all: I know there were already questions about this issue, but even using their answers I still cannot figure out why my command is not working. What I want to do is call a script on remote ...
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Getting groups and permission right for apache uploads

I did have all this working for a long time but something had got messed up I am going round in circles. So I allow uploads to a site. Before the file is uploaded a folder is created using mkdir in ...
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How to configure Amazon S3 permissions to host files for my mobile app

I have a mobile app that uploads files to a server and needs to be able to download them. I'm using S3 to hold the files, and have a RoR backend to manage all this. Is it possible to have the ...
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postfix feed to program as root

I'm trying to get postfix to pipe stdin from an email into a script that needs to be run by root (yes I understand the security issues of doing this. no lectures, please). Content of aliases file ...
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Permission forbidden on localhost with apache2

Here is what I am trying to do. I tried to add another folder to apache and I get the following error when trying to acces testing/index.html. The idea is that I would like to have for every ...
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CentOS 5.4 NFS v4 client file permissions differ from original files & NFS Share file contents

Having a strange problem with NFS share and file permissions on the 1 out of the 2 NFS clients, web1 has file permissions issues but web2 is fine. web1 and web2 are load balanced web servers. So ...
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IIS 6.0 FTP Folder Permissions

I have a IIS FTP website setup like this \ftp\users\domain\public\public Software that runs on clients computers logs into the FTP server by specifying domain\public and moving to public, it then ...
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WMI permissions: Select CommandLine, ProcessId FROM Win32_Process returns no data for CommandLine

I am gathering performance data via WMI and would like to avoid having to use an account in the Administrators group for this purpose. The target machine is running Windows Server 2003 with the latest ...
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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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What exactly does this dpkg command do?

I fixed a permissin problem for nagios like discribed here. The command was: sudo dpkg-statoverride --update --add nagios www-data 2710 /var/lib/nagios3/rw sudo dpkg-statoverride --update --add ...
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trying to do a git checkout from a php script [duplicate]

I made a small php webhook that executes git command to checkout the code from a remote repository in a detached worktree. I got this: error: cannot open .git/FETCH_HEAD: Permission denied I then ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 hangs when Editing folder permissions

Background: The server in question is a member of a domain. This is a brand new server, freshly installed. I can log into this server using any domain user (which tells me that on some level it is ...
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Why .ssh directory permission need to be 700 for passwordless ssh

I am following the steps here to SSH without password In order to login from userA@hostA to userB@hostB, the ~/.ssh/authorized_keys at hostB needs to contains the public key of userA@hostA. When I ...
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Active Directory Permissions: Delete vs Move

I want our help desk to be able to move user accounts but NOT delete them. Here is the summary of our current permissions set on the affected OU's (this DOES allow them to delete user accounts): ...
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linux + cant access as user + could not open session

in my Linux machine - red-hat I successfully to login to different users as the following su - userC [machine@Linux ~]$ pwd [machine@Linux ~]$ /Users/userC but only in one user I get the ...
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Unable to create directory in Ubuntu

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS a webserver with ISPConfig 3.0.5.4p4 to manage it. All new domains end up in the following directory structure: /var/www/domain1 /var/www/domain2 /var/www/domain3... etc ...
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I can't run uwsgi as normal user

I want to run uwsgi server as www user, but if I write: uwsgi --socket $SOCKET --chmod-socket 666 --pidfile $PIDFILE --daemonize $LOGFILE --chdir $CHDIR --pp $PYTHONPATH --module main ...
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PhpMyAdmin::403 error - don't have permission to enter localhost/phpmyadmin/ on Apache2, Fedora 13

I am running an apache 2.17 at a Fedora 13. I did install phpmyadmin from the repos (via yum). It is installed in /usr/share/phpMyAdmin. I did make a symlink from my document root to the ...
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What does this intention with lots of numbers mean in a SSL certificate?

I was looking at this site, and out of interest, I was having a look at the certificate in Chrome 32, on Windows 8.1, and I had a look at the certificate. I saw this really strange intention, Apart ...
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configure apache/webdav readonly for user x, read/write for user y

I'm using Apache 2.2 on RHEL 6.x. I can get webdav setup as readonly for user x or readwrite for user x but can't figure out how to make it read only for user x and read/write for user y. I just have ...
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Permissions denied for proftpd virtual users

I installed Proftpd Administrator GUI to make it easier to manage my FTP users. The problem I have is that I have to set the directory permissions to 777 to allow the virtual users saved in the mysql ...
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How to force HDFS to use LDAP user's UID

I have a cloudera cluster with HDFS and Hue services and I'm trying to unify the authentication using LDAP. I have my LDAP server running thanks to 389-ds (not sure if is the best way) and I can log ...
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TFS: How to reset all permissions?

The question is simple, how to reset all permissions to defaults on Team Foundation Server 2013? The second part: how to make sure I won't be locked out of TFS when doing the reset? The best option ...
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User crontab not accessible

I cannot edit my user crontab without being superuser. I expected the following to work, but I get an error message: $ crontab -e crontabs/gauthier/: fdopen: Permission denied The following is ...
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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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What permissions do I need to run SQL*Loader?

What permissions does a database user need to be able to run oracle's sql loader? For instance, since sql loader will disable indexes and triggers, does it need ALTER permissions for those items? ...
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Is it advisable to put a /home in readonly mode when doing server transfer?

I am planning to move a lot Cpanel accounts to another server. Is it advisable to put a /home in read only mode to prevent users from making changes to their account while the migration is on going?
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Give root privileges to an user just for a specific directory [closed]

I have have a web server running on my machine and I would like to give the 2 users, misterX and misterY, root privileges for the directory /var/www so that they can also edit the files that are being ...