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IIS / MSSQL / Mysql server issues, after joining them to active directory

I have three different server. IIS server hosting .net solutions MSSQL server 2012, Db for server nr.1 MySql server, db for some of our php applications. All the servers above is using local ...
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Best practices for giving right to different groups on catalogs of domain Server 2003 AD

If you have folders like SuperiorFolder and Sub1, Sub2, Sub3, Sub4, Sub5 folders under this. And you have Group1, Group2, Group3, Group4, Group5 who shall have access to different rights among these ...
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windows xp SP3 + active directory 2008R2+ local printer connected to this computer disabled

i have added some windows xp SP3 to a domain controller (windows 2008R2). The issue comes when i try to add a local printer (usb or primoPDF printer) to a limited user account. When i try to install ...
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Granting user rights/privs in OSX

I have a normal user that I'd like to give the ability to install OS X updates, and Office updates. Please tell me this is a right that I can enable in /etc/authorization, or somewhere else? I don't ...
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file rights on create samba server

I'd like to specify for a single user that files/folders that are created in his samba share always have 755 as file rights. Just found out how to do this globally for every samba share. Is there a ...
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Windows XP autostart process as administrator

I am looking for a way with which i can autostart a certain program on logon of a user with user-rights with administrator-rights. I already tried using task scheduler but it didn't work out because ...
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Server 2008 unable to rename a folder as Administrator

On a Windows Server 2008, I try to rename a folder but it says "You don't have the permission...". So I change the security settings of the folder and set full control on it for the Administrator ...
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The rights needed to change a AD LDAP password

What are the bare minimum rights you need to change an other persons LDAP password?. I'm working on a tool that allows a user to change his password. as the tool needs to be written in PHP the only ...
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windows server 2003 - how to give rights for PowerUser for Services

I have 6 windows servers 2003. However only 2 of them - when I connect to them as PowerUser - let me to open Services and manage them. When I would log in to the server as Administrator, what I ...
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Preforming an Administrative task, with a service account, via batch

Trying to install a piece of software from a network location, and everything works great except the software requires admin rights to install. Is there a way I can pre enter an admin service account ...
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How to lock down a folder for an administrator?

In a windows 2008 R2 server with multiple administrator accounts, is it possible to create private folders (one per admin) in one drive that the other administrators cannot unlock (gain access to)? I ...
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What's the best way to allow read/write/modify rights and block delete rights on Win SBS 2003?

I'm looking for a way to prevent accidental deletion of folders and files on a Windows SBS 2003 box. The scenario is a DATA folder that all users currently have all rights except for "Full Control", ...
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How do I add a new full admin account to SCCM 2007?

I want to install Forefront Endpoint Protection on my SCCM server using a new service account that I just created specifically for this purpose. I'll be using a separate reporting database so I'll ...
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Windows users and groups management software

I need software to manage a large number of groups for a FTP server. Ideally this software should also allow managing the associated NTFS rights for the folders on FTP (if they still match the ...
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Users cannot delete Public icons

We are rolling out new laptops to my company and we are no longer setting the user as a Local Admin. Instead, the user will be a part of the "Users" group. While I am not a part of the team that ...
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Connect to SQL Server using Windows Group Authentication

I've got this SQL Server 2005 Express installation that's got a Database I'm trying to connect to through a software that gives me the error "cannot connect using the user 'mydoimain\myuser'. Meaning, ...
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WCF service hosted in IIS7 with administrator rights?

How do I grant administrator rights to a running WCF service hosted in IIS7? The problem is, my code works fine in a test console application runned as an administrator, but the same code used from ...
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How to prevent a Ubuntu server from being updated?

I am creating a test system that will be run by others. It will have some kernel mods, and some of the default software in /usr/bin will be replaced. Because of this, I want to prevent the users from ...
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Apache Aliases On Windows 7

Well, hi everybody. I'm trying to make aliases working on Apache & Windows 7. So, this is what I have: <IfModule alias_module> Alias /TamasMobile/ ...
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Permissions, rights, roles, user groups, delegations [closed]

I am looking for a good book, Internet resource that can clearly explain these terms. Really, I would not like to read any Microsoft books or any book about windows or other operation systems. I ...
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Migrating a NAS while keeping the files and their rights intact?

Right, what we wish (or need) to do is to migrate a NAS from a old machine to a new one. problem is, we wish to keep the folder hierarchie intact, and all the settings and shares. Now I vaguely ...
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Is there a way to check if a user has specific rights?

In my application I'm using ntrights.exe, that is part of Windows Resource Kit, to grant and revoke a specific user right. For example to grant a user "Log on as a server" right, I execute using ...
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Separate RMS Server for Exchange 2007?

We are running Exchange 2007 SP2 on Server 2003. I have already installed the pre-licensing agent on the HUB servers and enabled the transport agents. I'm also running Windows 7 so there is no need ...
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proftpd user rights

I have a ftp user chrooted to a sub directory of another user which can read and write but the main user needs to be able to edit the files also like this: /user1/ /user1/user2/ how can I get this ...
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How to add a linux user with a random or invalid password from a script

I want to add a user to the linux system from a script, but I don't want to invent or care for the password. This should be done automatically. The goal is to generate ssh-keys and this user needs ...
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How do I grant users the ability to install windows services?

I'd like to be able to allow the development team to install services on a Win2003 server. They can already connect via RDP/FTP with limited accounts but I'd like to be able to grant installation ...
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Which windows rights for powershell's Get-WmiObject on remote PC?

When I run a simple powershell command on a remote PC such as Get-WmiObject Win32_Process -computer Pc1 Some Pcs reply "Access denied", while other reply fine, but I can't get the difference. Which ...
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mount / and / or apache - php permissions : where should I look?

Here's the configuration : The directory : /var/www/mount_ImpExp/ImpExp/ is a shared directory (Linux) from a PC with an IP adress 192.168.1.12 My PC IP adress is 192.168.1.11 I mounted that ...
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What are the arguments for and against a network policy where the sys admin knows users passwords?

I'd like to know pros and cons.. reasons for and against the idea of sys admin’s maintaining user account lists with passwords.. and additionally not allowing those users to change their passwords. I ...
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How do I tell if a certain AD user has admin rights on Windows Server 2003?

How do I tell if a certain AD user has admin rights on a Server 2003 box? I'm using Enterprise Edition.
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When to grant admin rights

We always have at least one contractor on site and because they are involved in different products / technologies, different software needs to be installed on their PC's. This takes up a lot of ...