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What is a difference between a member of “Users” group and not a member of any group on Windows?

What is a difference between a member of "Users" group and not a member of any group on Windows Domain? I searched and just didn't find anything relevant at all.
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Moving user accounts and data from NFS server to local server

I'm pretty new to Enterprise Linux administration, and I need to find the best way to move user accounts and their /home directories to a new server. The current setup uses NFS to mount the /home and ...
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Running programs with 'pre-allowed' admin rights Windows [closed]

I'm working in a high security corporate environment on a Windows 8 machine. I don't have administrator privileges, but am a developer. I won't go into the absurdity of this. The short is; there are ...
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Obscure network fault, Server2012/Win8 - Code = (34) STATUS_ACCESS_DENIED, Printer GPO

Anyone got any clues what could possibly be causing this error. Environment is Server 2012 and Windows 8 with roaming user profiles, \Server\Profile$ & \Server\User$. The trigger that causes ...
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Sharing folders with other user on Ubuntu 12.04

I have recently set up a server on Ubuntu 12.04 . I have an mail server hosted on the same server. Now, there are a number of users with email id at my domain who can ssh to my server to see the ...
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Can't run batch files from server, Users do not have permission to access file

We're trying to run some logon / logoff scripts on server 2008r2 domain controller. The script is located in the default group policy logoff directory ...
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How to give the Apache group write access to log files, and an FTP user read-only access

Ubuntu 11.10 server I have a user bob who's home directory is /home/sites/bob. In that there are directories public_html and logs. Apache runs under the www-data user. bob's primary group is ...
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Server Security: FTP and System Users

I'd be happy to get an advice about handling system users and ftp users on a Linux server (Ubuntu). Just want to do it right way. I have a sysUser.sysGroup and created virtual ftpUser.ftpGroup for ...
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As root, how do I create a limited FTP user who only has read access to a few folders?

I have a website and I have a super admin FTP access. Now, I am in need to share the FTP credentials with others and I wish to give them FTP access in such a way that they could be able to access only ...
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Why is my dir not showing in ftp session?

I am new to linux so please have patience with me. I set up my centos 6.3 server on a virtual machine, installed many things including httpd and vsftpd. I changed the config to allow only users in ...
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Write permissions of www-data user and public key issue

I am using Ubuntu and I am having the following problem. I am using a PHP function called exec to get the latest git changes from my remote repo. E.g.: exec("git pull");. The file is placed in ...
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Additional groups for apache user

When configuring the user/group that apache runs under, does the process run only with permissions of the specified group, or also with those of which the user is a member? For example, if Apache ...
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Exchange 2010: Deny SMTP access to certain users?

I'd like to restrict SMTP login for certain users to my Exchange 2010 servers. I've been looking at the receive connectors, but I can't find a way to remove the "Exchange Users" role from specific ...
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Why doens't my Postgres user have permissions to add a Postgres database?

First, I ran: sudo su postgres createuser -U postgres foouser -P which worked fine, and I ran: createdb -U foouser -E utf8 -O foouser foodatabase -T template0 and got "permission denied: cannot ...
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I'm able to login via “psql” as “posgres” with any linux user - is this a security issue?

I used sudo su postgres and set up my database while logged in as the linux user postgres. After exiting to my normal shell, logged in as my non-root user, I can simply use psql -U postgres and then ...
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Is running Supervisor as root a bad idea for security reasons? [closed]

I want to have a flexible setup (will need to run Redis, Celery, and uWSGI), but I'm wondering whether or not it's a bad idea to run Supervisor as root (the default), and if so, why it is bad.
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Allow non-admin user to shutdown/reboot Server 2012

Anyone know if a setting exists to allow a non-admin user to shutdown a server? Obviously I can set the "Allow Server to shutdown without logon" GPO but that is not quite the same thing. I am ...
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In Amazon RDS, how can a disabled master user be re-enabled?

With a SQL Server instance on Amazon RDS it is possible to do the following to your master user: ALTER LOGIN masteruserid1 DISABLE GO If this command is executed while logged in as the that master ...
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IIS/AppCmd - create new users remotely

Is there a way to add new users to IIS remotely? I want to create new users from another web site located on another server so that I can log on to the server with these accounts to add and edit ...
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Trying to get a local copy of my Linodes disk image but getting permission denied when logging in via SSH [closed]

I'm following this guide so I can download a copy of the disk image as I want to migrate to another host. When I get to the stage where this command needs to be entered: ssh root@123.45.67.89 "dd ...
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Local Group to have access to restricted tools

In Windows 7, I am trying to give a Local Group containing a list of specified users permission to access functionality that is normally restricted to Local Admins, such as install/uninstall ...
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Granting service control manager access permission to user outside of administrator group

I have a user outside of administrator group. How can I grant service control manager access permission for that (specific) user? It's like SC_MANAGER_ALL_ACCESS from the following link: ...
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Lock down a user on a stand-alone windows web server

I have a Windows Web Server 2008 R2 Core, which runs several web sites. There is no AD. One of the web applications requires Windows Authentication for a single user. I would like to restrict the ...
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prevent files modification from users: is this method safe?

I was wondering today if there was a way to enforce a non root user to have a specific authorized_keys file (among other sensible files). I came up with this solution. Disable StrictModes in ...
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Bind a fake service to a tcp port

A friend of mine gives me a (user) ssh access on an ec2-instance (ubuntu) that he's got. So, for reason that now I don't know, in the future I will have need of an open tcp port over the firewall to ...
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User permissions linux. (proftpd / nginx)

I've been having a complete nightmare trying to configure proftpd. I've got proftp server working with an sql database. However I want to have any files uploaded able to viewed by the webserver ...
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Is it possible to create an FTP user that can only access certain directories?

Suppose I have the following directories inside my www folder: private_info_1 public_info_1 private_info_2 public_info_2 Is it possible to create an FTP user (I'm using cPanel) that could access ...
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I have two domains on my Linux Server. How to do Cross domain uploading?

I have two domains DomainA.com , DomainB.com on my Linux Server , each with separate space. I am using PHP and MySQL for both my websites. I have a page on DomainA.com from where users upload files. ...
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Apache virtual host configured with a sym-link to a folder in my user directory fails with 403 Forbidden

I'm sure someone has asked/answered this before but my search hasn't helped me much so... I have Eclipse IDE installed on my Linux box (LM13) with the 'workspace' folder located @ ...
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shell /bin/false allowing SFTP access [Ubuntu 12.04]

I have a Linux installation (Ubuntu 12.04), managed not only by me. I had restricted SSH access to a user using /usr/sbin/usermod -s /bin/false my_user This didn't allow neither SFTP access nor ...
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How to Lock Down an Active Directory Remote Desktop User

Please advise me on how I can ensure that remote desktop users cannot install software onto the Active Directory Server they are logging into remotely. Some Background: I have a client whose Server ...
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SSH jumpbox with group Authorisation

I'm trying to setup a SSH Jumpbox. Users logged on the Jumpbox needs to be able to authorize to another SSH servers depending on their group. (UserA is on group Project1, UserB is on group Project2, ...
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Data loss through permissions change?

I seem to have deleted some files on my media drive, simply by changing the permissions. The Story I have many operating systems installed on my computer, and constantly switch between them. I ...
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Key-Based SSH Permission denied (publickey) Ubuntu 12-04

I have configured sshd to accept key-based ssh logins with LogLevel on DEBUG, and uploaded my public key to ~/.ssh.authorized_keys, where permissions are set as: 700 ~/.ssh 600 ~/.ssh/authorized_keys ...
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Linux user cannot read or edit outside their home directory

I was wondering how to setup user accounts on linux where the user cannot read or edit outside their home directory. Thanks, Ben
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Create Windows user with LocalService permissions

Is it possible to create a user account in Windows 7 that has the same permissions as LocalService? I need this for debugging purposes: I am debugging windows services by running my service as ...
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How do you specify a User or Group for Client Remote Desktop Access?

Existing User in our domain can use RDC to take control over a Windows 7 workstation. When I create a user in Active Directory, an add them to Remote Desktop User, they cannot use RDC : The ...
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WDS - Access to network share via local user

When installing Windows 7 using WDS, a local user account is used during the set up after the main image of Win7 is installed. And I've got this application that lies on the network and not the ...
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Running a batch script as network services on windows

On linux I know you can run files under different users pretty easily but on Windows how do you do it? Do I have to log in under that user? Can I run it with the schedule system? I need to be able to ...
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“your users are out of order, click re-order to fix” - what exactly does this mean and why does it effect a programs ability to load?

"your users are out of order, click re-order to fix" - what exactly does this mean and why does it effect a programs ability to load? OS: Windows 7 64 bit ultimate edition What does it mean when ...
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Dropbox writes files owned by root on server [closed]

Basically, we have Dropbox running on a server to keep some files synced. It works nicely, except when Dropbox has to write the files itself. It keeps writing them as root, and my webserver cannot ...
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Give apache write access to DocumentRoot on dev server

I've got apache running on my mac workstation (OS X 10.7, with the pre-installed copy of apache), and our web applications require write access to certain sections of the filesystem to run (usually ...
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how to extract all permissions that a domain user have on the network

I would like to know all the permissions a windows domain user have in my network. Is there a way, with a script file or a tool, that can extract this kind of information by checking all the servers ...
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Limit which processes a user can restart with supervisor?

I have used supervisor to manage a Gunicorn process running a Django site, though this question could pertain to anything being managed by supervisor. Previously I was the only person managing and ...
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How to restrict user to a particular folder in CentOS 6?

I will need to create users so developers can log in and clone/pull/push changes/repositories from a github like platform. I've managed to add a user (using the root) to this CentOS machine; I now ...
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rm: cannot remove `/var/run/httpd/httpd.pid': Permission deniedLED]

I am unable to start the Apache server on linux I have tried : service httpd start and /etc/init.d/httpd start but both commands are showing :-- rm: cannot remove `/var/run/httpd/httpd.pid': ...
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FTP user without access to other folders

I'm a newbie with FTP/User permissions. I have a domain and a dedicated server. Lets say my domain is www.mysite.com All my files are inside httpd folder. I'd like to create a folder for a new user ...
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How do I allow users to have access to only a specific subset of folders on my Ubuntu server?

I need freelancers to be able to download and upload files to some of my websites on my Ubuntu server, but not all. How do I set it up so that each freelancer is a user who has access to only the ...
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domain user disabling screensaver

I have the following situation: Due to security reasons the screensaver is activated after 10 minutes, and immediately locks the screen. There are GPOs preventing the user from changing the ...
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Removing Apache per user directories

I am trying to access my localhost but I am getting a "Not Found" error. What I am trying to do is get to my Sites directory (/User/[username]/Sites). Right now I have the following commented: # ...