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Win 7 Privilege Level (Run as administrator) via GP or command line

Is there a way to set the Privilege Level for legacy software via group policy or on the command line? I have some legacy software, which we unfortunately cannot move away from. This software ...
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Allowing non-admins to run programs as admins on Windows 7

On *nix, admins can use the setuid flag to allow non-admins to run certain programs that would otherwise require admin privileges. Is there any way to do something similar in Windows 7? This question ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 elevated explorer

On Windows Server 2008 R2 with the User Account Control Settings at the third highest level when you start explorer 'as administrator' it doesnt appear to actually grant administrative rights to the ...
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How can I show user's privileges in MySQL?

I know that I can set user's privileges in the following simple way: grant all on [database name].[table name] to [user name]@[host name]; But how can I see existing privileges? I need to see data ...
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Removing Debug-Program privileges via GPO - should I leave Local System?

Per recommendations from SANS and others to mitigate against hash dumping and other attacks, I'm looking at defining the 'Debug Programs' user rights assignments using a group policy. When not ...
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IUSR vs. Application Pool credentials

I have a IIS7/ASP.NET application running with the following configuration: Anonymous authentication (IUSR). Application Pool running as a domain account If IUSR is denied the "logon locally", ...
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How to copy user privileges with MySQL?

I have a MySQL installation with many databases and users that I need to migrate to a new MySQL installation. I can use phpMyAdmin to export then import the databases/tables, but I don't know of ...
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Starting a mysql server in my ${HOME}?

I'm not root on my server (linux) and this server doesn't currently run a mysql server as a daemon. Can I start a mysql daemon that would only work for my account and where the data/files would be ...
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#1130 - Host 'localhost' is not allowed to connect to this MySQL server

I issued a command of DROP USER 'root'@'localhost'; GRANT ALL PRIVILEGES ON . TO 'root'@'%';in PhpMyAdmin, immediately after the execution, I was forced out PhpMyAdmin,I got an error #1130 - Host ...
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Create SPN with setspn.exe - Insufficient access rights

On a Windown Server 2008 Domain Controller, I'm attempting to add a Service Principal Name (SPN) to a user account 'Postmaster' in order to enable Kerberos authentication from a Communigate email ...
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Change EUID of running process

On Linux how can I change EUID of running process from command line (provided I have root access)? Thanks
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Safe to run backup script as root? or other way to aproach privileges?

I'm writing a backup script in BASH on a linux machine (gentoo) The script will backup all folders in a certain directory. The folders will have varying privileges and belong to different users and ...
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Cisco: privilege for configuring only particular interface?

Is there a way, to create such privilege, which will let to configure just one particular port ex: gi1/0/1 , but at that time will not let to configure gi1/0/2 . Smth like: privilege interface ...
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Cannot log in with created user in mysql

Using this command GRANT ALL PRIVILEGES ON *.* to brian@'%' identified by 'password'; I try to login with: mysql -u brian -ppassword The error is: ERROR 1045 (28000): Access denied for user ...
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openvpn routing in windows vista without admin privileges

my windows vista vpn client interface receives an ip in: 192.168.50.0/24 and the server pushes a route to the local lan 192.168.5.0/24 In my windows vista (client) the user account does not have ...
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Grants for Oracle User

How do I get a list of all security rights for a specific Oracle user?
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Firefox execution fails from a root executed script with privilege drop

I can't run firefox from a sudoed python script that drops privileges to normal user. If i write # sudo python >>> import os >>> import pwd, grp >>> uid = pwd.getpwnam('norby')[2] >>> gid = ...
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Bash Scripting: Require script to be run as root (or with sudo)

I'm trying to write a bash script (in Ubuntu) that will backup a directory using tar. How can I do a check in the script so that it can only be run as root (or with sudo)? For instance, if a user ...
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how do I flush EVERYTHING with respect to privileges on mysql

I've got mysql running on my home system. I was playing with access (trying to allow access from something other than localhost) and being a complete db noob/loser if locked my root user out. The ...
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Setting PowerShell Display Options Property

I tried out the "Full Screen" option of the "Display Options" of PowerShell v1, and now I'm unable to set this property back to "Window". I provide my permission as an administrator to make the change ...
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Does the ClearCase administrator account needs to be an Windows Administrator to manage the ClearCase Web Server application

we are using ClearCase here (version 7.0.1), and the ClearCase WebServer is installed on a box different from the ClearCase VOBs and Views servers. The box used is also hosting another application ...
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How do I create a user with read only access over SSH to a limited subtree of folders?

I have a Debian server, and I want to give several users read only access to a subtree of folders on that server. Is there a way to do this without manually changing the rights of all files and ...
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Gaining administrator privileges in PowerShell

I only have one account on my Windows Vista machine, and that user has administrative privileges. However, when I try to execute a command within PowerShell to kill a certain process, I'm greeted with ...
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Edit files in Vista

I want to modify a file in vista ( C:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc\hosts ) but I can't write it to disk. Similar thing happen with other files that are not under my user directory. C:\Users\me I am ...
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Disableing right clicking My Computer -> Properties in Windows XP

I want to make it hard for users on a domain to access things like System Properties. Is there a way I can disable things like Right Clicking the start menu, Accessing System Properties, and any other ...
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Using “Run as…” as limited user to modify network connection settings? [closed]

I'm running in a non-admin account on my development workstation, using "Run as..." for all things that need administrator privileges. Thankfully under XP even the control panel applets allow that. ...
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Is it possible to open Control Panel based applications with raised privileges?

For example, I want to uninstall an application on a users PC whilst they are logged in, but they do not have the rights to do so in the "Add/remove Programs" application. Is it possible to use "Run ...