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Restricted group local administrators can RDP into DC

I have added restricted groups to my Desktops OU and this adds the "Local Admins" security group to the Local Administrators group on workstations in that OU. The issue is, that after this GPO is ...
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What user should I use to create websites?

I setup a LAMP stack on a dedicated server. There is a root user and a user named user1 with sudo privileges. I usually put all my websites inside the /home/sites dir, and I don't know if it's better ...
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Allowing PHP to run specific bash script with root permissions

I have a php script calling a bash script like this: <?php $result = exec('sudo /bin/bash /var/www/my_bash_script.sh /var/www/vhosts/testsite/htdocs/'); var_dump($result); ?> This is ...
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Ubuntu server allow user to reload nginx service [closed]

User A have no root access on the server but he can edit his VHOST files of the nginx server. How I can allow that the specific user can run a command like service nginx reload when he change his ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 - Limit number of sessions created by a PARTICULAR user

I have a Windows 2008 R2 server which can be connected by my guest user through RDP to access a custom desktop application. I want to limit each user to be able to access the custom desktop ...
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Synology - How to grant terminal access to a user without adding them to administrator group?

I am managing a Synology DS1813+ NAS server that holds data and files for a few dozen users. I was told by Synology support team that the only way to grant a user terminal access is by giving them ...
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Centos 7 vsftpd - cannot modify files or rename folders - no write permission

I have just installed fresh centos 7 relase and i try to configure an vsftpd server. Server is set to use local users. Want i want to achive is to be able to write to /var/www/html There are ...
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Apache folder permissions issue

I've been searching for a solution for this for hours and just can't seem to find a topic where the user is facing the same issue as myself. There are similar threads but having followed all of the ...
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Possible to check ability to sudo before sudo'ing? [migrated]

I'm writing a small utility program. I'd like it to attempt to sudo-run something if required. That is: if file permissions don't allow the current user to operate on a particular file (and sudo ...
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User management with cronjob [closed]

In my organization, we want to implement a user management standard after an utter chaos. Where we(organization) and the client was able to access root user and they made changes which took down the ...
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Restricting su command in a specific manner

I have a list of system users who have access to almost everything via sudo. Now I would like to restrict their sudo access for command su. I would like to restrict su command for every user on ...
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Password Logon Requirements

I want to allow users to log onto Windows using stored credentials, not requiring them to type their login information. I've read that the way to do this on a specific computer is to run "netplwiz" ...
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running pg_dump with the context of a user

$ whomi admin $ pg_dump (it works....) $ sudo pg_dump doesn't work. (permission denied) $ sudo -u admin pg_dump still doesn't work (permission denied). why is that? I need to run pg_dump from ...
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Access Denied: Unable to access user mapped folder in Windows Server 2008 R2

We have our user profile mapped (\servername\users\username) to all the machines where ever we login. On a particular Windows Server 2008 R2, i am unable to open my own user profile folder and getting ...
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Minimal set of rights to run a process on a Microsoft Windows Server

I want to run a process (not a service) under a different user on a Microsoft Windows Server and I need the minimal set of rights which are needed to do so. The minimal set of rights is required, ...
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Why can't Win7 user move files, instead it just copies them on Samba share?

I'm running a CentOS server with Samba. Connected on the LAN is one Windows 7 PC and the rest are Macs and Linux. The Macs don't have this problem, but on the Windows PC when a user attempts to move a ...
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Intention of www-data

So I have been wondering what the true purpose of www-data user/group is. Should I include other programmers into this group that will be editing the files in the website root? Should all of the ...
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Run service under AD account

I am trying to run a custom service (made in visual studio) on a networked applications server that has been joined to a domain. I would like the service to run under a very specific account ...
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IIS7 setting user permissions for network drive directory

I have IIS7 server (where i running some PHP) on network drive (drive 1), when im trying acces another network drive (drive 2), where are need to acces PDF files with pdftotext.exe. On drive 1 i also ...
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Microsoft VBScript Runtime error: Permission denied code 800A0046

I am testing a VBScript and it was working fine earlier. Wanted to try with a different file input, but all of a sudden I'm getting Microsoft VBScript Runtime error: Permission denied code 800A0046. ...
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Nginx Not Respecting File Permissions

I'm trying to apply permissions of 600 to certain files on my web server, but they are still accessible to the world (I can access them by navigating to direct link in browser e.g. ...
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domain user added to local admin group denied permission when not connected to domain controller

I have a windows 7 computer that was joined to a domain that is no longer available. It still has a domain user account with a cached domain login credential (i.e., I can still login using my domain ...
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Create a Web User

I am running Apache 2.4.8 on Arch Linux, but that doesn't matter really. I would like to create a user who is devoted to web management. I have created a user, a group, and added the user to the ...
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Correct way to setup linux company share folder with usable permissions

I've just started working for a small company that has a globally shared folder run from an Ubuntu file server (Raid 5, etc) shared by Samba. The workstations (Centos) are all fstab setup to mount ...
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Setting OpenVPN user “nobody” to delete routes

I have setup OpenVPN server and client successfully. However it all works great when I run it as root but I would like to run them with the reduced privileges of user "nobody" and group "nogroup". ...
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How to work on local VM Load Balanced Web Sites

So, I've got my LB all set squared away and running well (all ubuntu servers, sitting on a ubuntu host machine). Everything works... syncing files, loading the sites, backups, etc... They are a ...
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Staging Server file permisssion

I have a staging server that I use primarily for wordpress sites but there is also couple of non wordpress sites. I need to be able to update and install new plugins to these sites and also change ...
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Giving users of an OU permission to enable and disable users of their own OU

I want users of an OU to have access to enable and disable user accounts in their own OU. I believe in order to do this I need to grant the Read and Write userAccountControl property to the SELF ...
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MySQL user suddenly loses some permissions [closed]

On CentOS 7, I have a MySQL (actually MariaDB) database user that needs all server privileges from a remote IP (to be able to use Navicat Premium to manage the database). Somehow every once in a ...
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Linux user to access and execute only on one location

I am trying to figure out a solution for this: I have some user which I created using command useradd. I want to allow this user do whatever he wants on a special location, say /var/www/. He might ...
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getgrnam(“user”) failed in /etc/nginx/nginx.conf

I am trying to run nginx as the current user (=ayush). But I get the following error on setting the user directive: Dec 11 22:26:13 manjaro nginx[17194]: 2015/12/11 22:26:13 [emerg] 17194#0: ...
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How to limit user permissions

I have 2 servers, one web server and one SQL Server. All Windows. Both servers have the same account created with the same password and IIS and SQL Server are configured to use those accounts. I also ...
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Permissions for rsync process to access files it doesn't own withtout running it as root

I want to use rsync to take automated backups from a remote webserver over ssh. The webserver is configured with suphp, so different sites have files with different users and groups. Unfortunately a ...
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user and file permission issues while installing mariadb on ubuntu

I was following the installation instructions of mariadb: shell> groupadd mysql shell> useradd -g mysql mysql shell> cd /usr/local shell> gunzip < /path/to/mysql-VERSION-OS.tar.gz | ...
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Users Denied Write Access Win 2008 Server

I recently transferred files from a Windows server 2003 (servold) to Windows server 2008 r2 (servnew) The new server has two physical drives. User files were stored on d:\ d:\ was shared (right ...
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zabbix user unable to execute sudo mysqladmin ping

I am trying to check whether MySql is up by using a UserParameter in zabbix. UserParameter looks like this. UserParameter=mysql.ping,sudo mysqladmin ping | grep -c alive | wc -l When I execute ...
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Block user network access except back to address of ssh client

On a linux server, how can I set up permissions so that a certain group of users are allowed to log in via ssh, but all network connections by their processes are blocked unless the connection is back ...
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Rsync - Setting up rsync user and his permissions

I will be setting rsync between two webserver. I am aiming to have backup of data from my primary server on the secoundary in case if primary server crashes. My question relates to setting up on ...
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How to setup safe PHP and SFTP

My current setup includes nginx and php5-fpm. This question is about a host which contains a Wordpress site. The host has its own fpm pool with user:group, let's call it wordpress:wordpress. Nginx ...
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Assigning correct permissions on a shared web server [duplicate]

I have created a centos instance on digital ocean hosting multiple websites by setting up virtual host, all is working fine, however assigning correct directory permission for each website is bugging ...
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Fix the “Stale file handle” fault as a regular user?

I have an ubuntu system which I'm controlling with commands as a regular user over ssh. On that machine I have an fstab entry for an NFS share. I can mount and unmount the folder because I have the ...
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winserver2012 “closed access” permissions to folder

I have some sensitive files, that should be accessed only by a small group of users. Currently the files are stored in a folder, on a WinServer 2012 machine, and will be accessed via a mapped location ...
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Directory permissions for user account linux

I am setting up a shared folder between several users on a Amazon AMI (details at the bottom). I am trying to get the folder shared with one user in particular which isnt working. My idea was to ...
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Windows Server delete files in folder but no permision to delete folder itself

We have a problem, with permissions on shared folder for out employees. We have folder lets say Main, with multiple projects (files and folder inside), constantly added and removed. The problem is ...
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Allow login as any user from group by sudoers

I'd like to add to /etc/sudoers rule to allow login any user from group admin as user from group users. Example: In group admin I have: alan and smith. In group users: anna, mike. And other users: ...
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How to create a file root user can't delete [duplicate]

On Linux systems, I have a file I want to preserve from (even accidental) deletion. How can I create a file even the root user can't delete? For instance, by trying: # touch file # chmod 000 file # ...
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DCOM Security Settings not exported with secedit

I've got a problem with exporting the DCOM-settings. I call secedit /export /cfg C:\UserAccess\config.txt This should export the COM and DCOM settings. But I don't get all of the settings. For ...
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SSH user minimum permissions

I am working on an application which sshes into servers and gathers information about the server such as disk and memory usage. Another task it needs to do is get file size information of certain ...
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group permissions on directory being ignored for user

It seems that there is a Linux user (on an Ubuntu 12.04.4 server) who is unable to access a shared directory, even though that user belongs to the group which owns the directory. Here is an example ...
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Hiding the active Administrator account in Windows 8

I am trying to use the integrated "Administrator" account in Windows 8. The problem is that I do not want this account to appear on the Welcome Screen for login. I tried to hide the account by using ...