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

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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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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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iSCSI issue; “the media is write protected”

i've got some serious issues with w2k8 r2 standard and iSCSI controller. i'm running dell server, connected via ethernet to synergy NAS, which is handling LUN via iSCSI. i'm using ms iSCSI initiator ...
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Deny Delete Windows SMB fileshare - Mac OS X client

I'm struggling with this one. We have a folder within a shared drive that a certain group (group1) of users that can read/write and delete their own files and folders. However there is one account in ...
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Trac permission denied for SVN repo

I'm running Apache2,SVN & Trac on OpenSUSE. SVN works like a charm. I've initialized trac environment for one of my SVN repositories for trac to show source code in it's repo browser and I set the ...
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What permissions are needed on Mailbox database to call FindAppointments for all mailboxes?

I have a small application that retrieves all appointments from Exchange 2010 and puts them in a timesheet management app. The code to retrieve the appointments is as follows (it uses Exchange Web ...
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How to write a file from Apache CGI in a user home directory on CentOS

I made a CGI in Python and it works unless I try to write to a file in a user's home. I activated allow_httpd_anon_write and allow_http_sys_script_anon_write to true with graphical tool for ...
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Root cron job can't read file from /root/

I've got a cron job in root's crontab defined like this: 0 1 * * * /usr/local/bin/tarsnap-backup-script > /tmp/tarsnapcron.txt 2> /tmp/tarsnapcron.err The script is a python script that ...
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Domain User blocked by a single server

Today, I had a user call me with an issue. He couldn't access a Desktop shortcut that's defined by group policy. The shortcut was pointing to a shared folder on our web server (W-01). All other ...
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Start/Stop IIS site automated as an administrator, which is not a built-in “Administrator”

There are several ways to start/stop an IIS site, in a way that does not require logon to the system. For example: 1) Command line via APPCMD: C:\windows\system32\inetsrv\appcmd.exe stop site ...
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WebDAV OSX Permissions to restrict upload

I have a WebDav server I have working on OSX ML - access is secure but I just moved my files to an external drive I didn't need to modify directory permissions on the drive and it still works and ...
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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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BIND session key

When I restart or start my BIND DNS server, I'm getting the following in the /var/log/messages log file. Jan 26 07:50:30 dev named[306]: could not create /jail/bind-9.9.4-P2/var/run/named/session.key ...
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NTFS Permissions Overhaul

Essentially I am required to do a complete overhaul on a rather old (and messy) Windows server NTFS permissions. I have a Powershell script which gives me the information I need for permissions but ...
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Lost web permission after upgrading CentOS from 5.6 to 5.10

I upgraded CentOS from 5.6 to 5.10 using the following simple commands while logged in as root: yum update yum upgrade Now, I can no longer access web pages. All requests, regardless of type of ...
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Weird permissions getting set on directories after rsync

I've got a drive on a Mac (OSX 10.7.5) that I'm sharing on the LAN. In the system preferences, the share is set so System Administrator has Read & Write access, System Group has Read Only, and ...
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What are recommended permissions for files in /var/log?

I am working on tightening the security for various servers (mainly Debian Linux), and one of the tasks is to tighten permissions on files in /var/log so that files are not world readable. But there ...
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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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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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Gradle/Maven unable to create directories on Apache HTTP Server

I'll start by saying that I'm new to all this, so I may need answers explained in simple terms. Also, while I'm seeing this with Gradle/Maven, I'm almost completely sure it's a server-side permissions ...
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Best way to bind multiple RHEL 6 Systems to AD and use NFS?

I am currently migrating systems to an AD domain using winbind. This works fine but I have discovered that NFS mounts don't have proper permissions because users and groups end up with different ...
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How can I achieve Access-Based Enumeration with Mac OS X Server (10.8)?

I would like to replicate the concept of Access-Based Enumeration on a Mac server, in that a connected user will only see folders they have access to Read or Write to, instead of displaying folders ...
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Windows Server 2008 Server in VM, in domain: Can not print, access denied

I'm having an issue with printing from a particular application from our Windows Server 2008 R2 64-bit with licensed Remote Desktop Services (running in Amazon EC2). When I connect via Remote Desktop ...
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Samba Ignoring POSIX ACLs

I have an Ubuntu 10.04.4 LTS server running Samba, and joined to our Active Directory domain using PBIS (formerly likewise-open.) Samba is configured to do authentication using AD users/groups, and ...
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Getting apache to use ldap group and filesystem group information

We have an Apache server which serves out of a particular directory, and just supplies a listing of files. From this directory, each subdirectory is owned by a certain group of users (at the ...
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Disabling all write (cd burning) permissions for a specific group of users on all CD/DVD drives mounted in Windows XP Pro SP3

I want all users within 'Restricted' user group (Windows XP Professional SP3) to be able to read from CDs/DVDs they insert. I don't want these users to be able to burn any CDs/DVDs using CDRW/DVDRW ...
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LAMP Setup, PHP's session_start permission denied

I'm trying to set up a development environment for a legacy system that runs CentOS 4.8, PHP 4.3.9, and MySQL 4.1.22. I'm matching OS and software versions to keep the development server as close to ...
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Limiting user access to local Gitorious repository

I have installed and configured in private server a local git repository using Gitorious. The problem I am facing is that when I set up a new Gitorious project and limit read access permissions to ...
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Exchange 2010 Delegate vs Full Access Permissions

I'm wondering if anyone can help clarify how permissions work on rooms in Exchange. Specifically, we've got a room setup in Exchange, I have assigned users under the 'Resource Policy' tab as ...
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SFTP connection to Windows Azure virtual machine permissions issue

I've set up an Ubuntu 12.04 VM on the Windows Azure cloud. I can connect to it using WinSCP, but I can only alter files in the user directory (/home/myuser). Which really beats the prupose because I ...
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FTP and Apache permission issues … And sftp, and ssh, and php scripts

I've read the previous posts but I'm still looking for a good way to manage directories permissions and users. Here's the layout : You have a php app whose code is provided by 3rd party. Dirty ...
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The description for Event ID (560) in Source (security) cannot be found. with users in specified group

I have some users in a group that look at the audits. They are in a group I created. This group should have permissions to view the security audits. They can see them, but the descriptions are ...
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Plesk Reconfigurator Repairs permissions successfully then fails

I get this when running Plesk Reconfigurator version(8.2). It seems like problems are found, and fixed. BUT then the same problem is found again. Any idea what to believe? Warning: Plesk ...
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Set UID/GID bits on NFS file system

I have a system where to the main server (homes, nfs, ntp, queue...) can log-in only root – all the other users use front-end host with NFS-mounted home directories (RW) and all other software ...
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Cannot write to Apache www directory LAMP

I've got Fedora 16 running Apache, PHP & MySQL. I want to do 2 things: Share a directory within the www directory over Samba Use CMS systems that have automatic install/configure scripts I've ...
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really slow active directory lookup from member server when adding user permissions to folders

I have a unique issue with a current server 2008 r2 deployment that is a member server on our internal domain. When I create a folder and set the permissions from the security tab, if I choose to ...
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can't assign permission for a folder to a group only one owner works

I'm trying to change permissions on a folder as root on Centos server using: chgrp -Rv ftpusers /var/www/html seems like everything is right in verbose. I have two users in ftpusers group however, ...
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Lost access to execute all MMC based console applications (*.msc files)

Some Background There's a web server; it's on a corporate domain and my domain account is in a group that belongs to the local Administrators group on that machine. At some point, and I haven't been ...
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What can cause the root user in CentOS 6.0 to prevent doing any change in the kernel parameters?

In one of my customers Linux box with CentOS 6.0 installed, I found that the user root is prohibited to alter any kernel parameters also editing the /etc/sysctl.conf throws permission denied. In ...
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Nginx, uWSGI, Python, users, groups and permissions. Questions about security

Ok, yesterday I finally get nginx and uWSGI servers running on my PC. Nginx and uWSGI configuration files, new users, groups and their privileges, and chrootdir for SSH I configured based on knowledge ...
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Mac OS X User home drive share via AFP - Allowing Admin group access?

I have recently setup a small Mac-only network that utilise a Mac OS X Server which also shares out the user's auto-mounted home drives (/Users) via AFP. This is all working fine, but one of the ...
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anonymous access to domain share on a windows server 2003 domain controller

I've set up a WDS 2003 server for OS installation. (2003 because we need XP support) I also want to use this server to store Acronis images of already installed PCs. The newly installed PCs would be ...
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can't view images stored on mounted network drive on linux webserver

I have a network drive mounted at /home/lv_admin/uslonsnas001 where I have stored images. The mount point and all sub folders have rwx mod 775 privileges. My PHP script moves the images to this mount ...
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Exchange 2003. Find all mailboxes a particular user has read permissions on

What would be the easiest way to find all mailboxes a particular user has read permissions on. I know it's possible via scripting but I want to know if there is a more convenient way. Any tools out ...
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Lighttpd 403 Errors on HTML and PHP pages

I installed lighttpd on CentOS 5.5 64-bit. Everything seems fine and running except I cannot get past 403 errors on both HTML and PHP pages. I have used CHMOD and CHOWN, changed ownership in the ...
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Manage Windows File Share Permissions with Local Group

Here is my situation: I am a Local Administrator on a plain Windows XP machine. Due to organizational issues, people want to run a Windows file share on this machine. I thought it might be a nifty ...
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Serve a specific set of error pages for different subdirectories

I am currently trying to setup 2 different sets of Error documents for separate folders within a website. I have 2 folders within the root of a site: demo/ live/ Any requests that return 404's or ...
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Authentication on Exchange using EWS managed API

I'm having a weird issue with the Exchange Web Services. The operation I'm attempting is pretty simple—pull a user's calendar items for the current week on our internal website. When testing ...
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Windows Server 2008 Web Edition can't change permissions

I'm used to using Windows Server 2003 but decided to get a Vista Web Edition for IIS7 and to run our MVC applications on. I have installed copSSH that I use for SFTP, and when I upload my files I am ...
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Terminal Server/Win2K3: Users can't write to their My Documents or Temp folders

I have a situation where a bunch of users are running our software on a Terminal Services machine on Windows 2003 Server. I've removed most permissions from the User group, but made sure they all have ...