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Xampp Prohobit access to some files [closed]

I want to prohobit the access to some files in a directory called "tastynoreq", I want only to hide these files from the users. how should I do, I have a .htaccess file and I tried to do it as below ...
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Nginx can't serve more than 40 concurrent users

I'm testing my Nginx web server (configured with CentminMod) with https://www.blitz.io/ and the server returns timeouts when the connected users are about 40. I can't understand why! It's Nginx, not ...
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How to use update-alternatives per user

Is there any way to use update-alternative "user wide" ? I mean that it would be great to set preferences per user. Does Debian provide some tools for that?
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Allow power user to install software

I need to grant an user some admin rights, so he can enter his credentials when someone is prompted to install a software (and just that), he is no admin, I don't want him to have too much access. My ...
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Postfix: Recipient address rejected: User unknown in local recipient table, even though recipient domain is an external domain

In my company infrastructure, I have an internal mail server with postfix whose name is, say, srv-internal.central.mydomain.tld with internal IP 10.10.128.200. For exchanging mails with the Net, it ...
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Default user for MySQL [duplicate]

With a fresh (but old) install of Ubuntu and MySQL, I found I could access the MySQL via command line client without being asked for any user or password. Logging in as root requires the root ...
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“No input file specified.” (I am stupid and deleted a user) [closed]

So I had a server (running several sites) hacked recently and a low level user account was spinning up lots of processes (sending spam) that were crashing the server repeatedly. Out of frustration, I ...
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Migrate user and passwords to new linux box

I am trying to migrate old Centos 4.3 box to Centos 7. I have followed the migration steps from an article published way long back on ...
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Do I need a User CAL for a record in AD if the user is not authenticating? [duplicate]

We are considering expanding our user provisioning to cover a large portion of the workforce that does not currently exist in AD. Our understanding is that any named user in AD requires a User CAL. ...
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Powershell - check if all users in a specific OU are disabled, disable if not

I tried to search for it but I didn't find anything. Could someone help me out with an example of a script that would do this?
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Count of Unix users: how many is too much? [closed]

I know about Postfix MTA configuration concepts: there's tree of them and the last one is most-appropriate only because it doesn't require new Unix user to be created for new mailbox creation. From ...
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Exchange Full Access issue

I was just hired as a System Admin for a small company. They use Exchange 2010 for their Mail Server. I've never had a permission issue like this with Exchange because I worked for a larger firm with ...
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In the Local Security Policy, how do you avoid putting “IIS APPPOOL\” before “DefaultAppPool”?

Doesn't seem to be a whole lot on the Internet about this. I was tweaking the Local Security Policy of one of our test servers (Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard Service Pack 1), when I got this error. ...
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Powershell assistance for Active Directory Cleanup

I just started a contract to clean up an Active Directory system for a large company. I was told it would be quite the busy work but after reviewing the system and seeing how disorganized and messy it ...
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pureftpd virtual user access

I need to create multiple virtual users to have access to a home directory of a user, even though i have set up the chroot according to documentation. Restarting ftp server: Running: ...
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Trigger actions automatically when package is installed or user is added

When installing mysql-server on Debian Wheezy, the user "mysql" is created without a home directory. In my setup, directly after MySQL was installed, a new task is performed which relies on the mysql ...
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Migrate handful of users from one child domain to another

We have a forest SiteA We have child domains SiteB SiteC SiteD We have a few users who are on SiteB and need to be migrated over to SiteC. We used to be setup like SiteB.Comapnyname.local\USERNAME ...
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/var/www/html owned by ftp user?

I'm trying to setup a vsftp server with virtual users and as far as I understand those virtual users are just "subaccounts" of user ftp, then those files uploaded by a virtual user would be owned by ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 with Subversion Edge and SLES 11 with Subversion Edge

I have a server (SLES 11) witch Subversion Edge. On this svn, i have repository and users. I have to migrate this svn on a Ubuntu server 12.04. I have installed Subversion Edge on this server. Now I ...
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www-data and server user

I have a WordPress installation on my first VPS, and ownership problem with www-data user and user I created (let's call it user1) to use for login (I disabled root login). I use user1 for FTP, but I ...
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Output traffic on different alias based on user

I have a server running Debian with two IP addresses aliased on a single NIC. eth0 254.71.11.134 eth0:0 185.14.16.132 I want all traffic form a specific user to go through eth0:0. I figure I ...
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samba4 add user script not working

I installed Samba 4 and I need to execute a bash script after a user is created from a Windows machine. With Samba 3 I used the add user script = /usr/sbin/adduser %u -s /bin/false -m -g users So, I ...
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Is there a way for a user to temporarily remove its own group membership within a script?

I'm writing a script which will be used to "detect" whether a generic, no-frills, user account has access to certain files. Basically a user which only has membership in the "staff" group or ...
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Setting Apache user and group dynamically

In Apache Web Server, is there a way to set user and group differently between virtual hosts? I want to run PHP script with the owner's permission (in mod_php).
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Enable apache to create directory/files

I want to enable apache to automatically create files/directories. In some web hosts, for example, when I install wordpress, apache is able to automatically createwp-config.php file. But In my VPS, ...
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Debian and Tomcat, why creating a dedicated user?

I was trying to install tomcat 7 on Wheezy Looking at several guides, I noticed that almost all of them suggest to create a dedicated user.. why? I am also asking that because I have installed ...
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Python script to log name, date, and command of every command users have entered

I want to create a script, possibly in python, open to suggestions, it logs every command typed on the server. so it would log, user, timestamp and command. Is this possible?
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REMOTE_USER not getting set?

I am trying to setup LDAP Authentication in Joomla using a plugin called JMapMyLDAP (in fact 4 plugins each doing a different job). I need to pull a part of a string out of the server variable ...
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How to know which user killed a process

Is there a way in linux to find out which user or which process killed another process? Maybe a log? I searched through /var/log and specifically on auth.log.* but I didn't find anything ...
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Windows: Have a new user to utilize another user profile

This is a bit tricky and hope you can help me. I'm migrating from an old domain to a new one lots of Windows Servers, now I'm in a point where some years ago somebody set up two VMs (Win 2k3) to run a ...
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1answer
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user privileges ldap scheme

I needed to create a user (it's already created) in my LDAP schema and want to give privileges of reading/writing to that user like if they were the admin but just for a specific subtree. The thing ...
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How do I add a MySQL super user with root-like permissions?

Using PhpMyAdmin on XAMPP, I want to add a super user that has the same privileges as 'root'@'localhost'. This is because I want to create a MySQL instance that my local machine will serve as a ...
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postgresql how to cd main folder [closed]

The right way to run psql is sudo -u postgres psql However, what is the right way to open the dir with postgresql files? bom@ubuntu:/var/lib/postgresql/9.1$ cd main -bash: cd: main: ...
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SSH - ftp user multiple folder permissions [closed]

I have a server with SSH access. Hope anyone can help me very quickly with permissions. I have a folder, in that folder there are 10 more folders (f1, f2, f3, f4, f5, f6, f7, f8, f9, f10). I created ...
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Windows User State Virtualization guide

Microsoft have a concept called User State Virtualization (USV) this is a solution based on redirecting some of the profile folders to a central server. For laptops it also means using offline files ...
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The opposite of su: run a command without root privileges

I'm writing a shell script where most commands don't require root privileges. The script should be ran by the administrator. But I would like to be able to "su" to a normal user account for the parts ...
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Nginx installed from apt-get - Do I need to create my own user?

I was building Nginx from source but now I am installing using apt-get. I was wondering if it is still necessary to create my own user to run the process manually or if it does that as part of the ...
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Some changes to audited AD user account not showing up in audit logs

In our Active Directory domain, we have some strange things happening to a certain user account: In the security rights for that user object, the "Include inheritable permissions from this object's ...
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I edited /etc/passwd and have strange problems

I manually edited /etc/passwd for non-root user - yeah, I know this is bad. Unfortunately I saw this (SSH failing authentication after manual edit of /etc/passwd and /etc/shadow) very late. I already ...
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Allow normal user to run PHP script as root using SUDO

How can I allow a normal user on Ubuntu to run php scripts? sudo php /path/to/script/script.php Basically the script needs to be run as root but the users does not have root privileges on their ...
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Linux ssh user connect

I all, I have a linux Server (Ubuntu) where some user can be connect to by ssh. Is possible to know who was connected to the server? A sort of list of login by ssh of the past day. Is possible to ...
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Proper way to create a new user [closed]

I freely admin that I am a server admin newbie, and I'd like to grant someone access to my server to help me on a project. Let's call this person 'joe'. I'd like joe to have access to only one ...
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Debian USER with read/write permissions for www

I have a Debian Squeeze server with an EasySCP admin panel. This panel set domain folders in /var/www/virtual/domain.name Every domain has a unique ID of vu2000, vu2001... Ownership of the files ...
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How to execute (some) CGI commands as root

I want to put a simple CGI script in my APACHE server. I'd like to write it possibly in C (but also in PERL, if I want). The problem is that it must contain some lines that can be executed only by ...
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switch user doesnt work, after creating user [closed]

I'm rather new to the whole setting up a server, and hardening a server thing, but I had to start today. I mainly have experience with my ubuntu desktop. Anyway, I just created a new user, that I ...
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Unable to change user in security context of symlink

I have created a few symbolic links to replace some broken links in /etc/pam.d. The original links have system_u as the user. The newly created ones somehow have unconfined_u as the user. I am not ...
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Nginx access log shows authenticated user “admin”

I came across a line in my Nginx access log: 218.201.121.99 - admin [12/Dec/2012:18:33:18 +0800] "GET /manager/html HTTP/1.1" 444 0 "-" "-" Let me stress that there is only 1 record with this IP. ...
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finding the user - without knowing the innards of IIS

Place of crime is WinSrv2008 with IIS7. My IIS apppool user is trying to create a folder but fails. How do I find out which User it is? Let's say I don't know much about IIS7 and Aspnet but need ...
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runuser in rc.local

I have to setup port forwarding on system start and have this configured in my rc.local runuser -l phpAdmin -c 'ssh -f -N -L 9904:localhost:3306 phpAdmin@<server>' When rc.local is executed, ...
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IE9 not working for a specific domain user [closed]

User logged on this morning. Could not get IE9 to load any web pages. Logged in under Admin and my non-admin account, works fine browsing web. There's no extra browser toolbar things like Ask, Google ...