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Creating an exception for needing admin credentials to install software

An employee at my company uses the service WebEx on a regular basis, and every time someone uses the service, they have to temporarily install their plugin in order for it to work. Every time that ...
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How to give rights to one user for the restart of a service

It's there a way i can give the rights to a specific user, for restart a specific service on windows server 2008 ?
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Limit user to N CPU cores

I want to limit a user on my system to only be able to use one core of my system. After searching, I found this, but I can't figure out how to use it. I would also like to limit the use of that core ...
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Use the command prompt to prevent a user from logging in locally [duplicate]

I would like to use some sort of command prompt commands (SunbinACL, etc) to prevent a certain local user from logging in locally. I am the system administrator. I know that there is a GUI way of ...
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Replace the user for windows permissions

I reinstalled a server which had a secondary hard drive attached. Before I had folders that gave certain users permissions, but now they are messed up because the original user doesn't exist anymore ...
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osx server permission removal

I manage a Mac Mini server OS X 10.8.5 Server 2.2.2. used as a file share for assigned partners to upload video files to their respective folder at the very lowest level of the file system (accessed ...
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Corrective action for file security after Windows server rename

I have renamed a Windows Server using the Control Panel feature. This worked fine at first. Today I noticed that I was unable to rename a certain file that I always was able to rename before. This ...
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What system-wide changes can a user make? [closed]

I work in an organization that uses Faronics Deep Freeze to prevent users from making changes to the computer. I had always been under the impression that a standard user (a user who is only a member ...
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How do I apply NTFS permissions to protect user profiles?

I want to set NTFS permissions on a users home directory so that one user cannot access another users home directory. How do I go about doing that? I need to be able to apply this to hundreds of users ...
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Command to add permissions to user under ESXi 4.1 via console

So I don't have to give them the password for the root account, wich is shared with other services, I need to add administrator rules to another user in several (30+) ESXi 4.1.0 servers. Creating the ...
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How to correct with right user permission on Centos 6.5, Plesk - 500 Internal Server Error

Can someone help me because I have a serious problem with my entire server on all accounts. I installed vimp on '/var/www' which was recommended by FAQ on ...
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make files on network shares undeletable

I am trying to make it so non administrator users cannot delete files on network shares. I've setup my NTFS permissions to do this and all seems to be working except when a user goes to save a new ...
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using git with web hook from github

I try to deploy from a github web hook my code. So I create a deploy file: <?php error_reporting(E_ALL); if ( $_POST['payload'] ) { echo ("****************************************\n"); ...
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MongoDB starting gets terminating

I am installing the mongodb with the default configurations, and that gets started normally, but when I changed the dbpath value to point to different position it started giving me the exceptions, can ...
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Secure multiple site user permissions - Windows Server

I have several WordPress websites on a windows server and one was recently hacked. I'm not sure how the attacker got in yet but there was a php script added to the 404.php page that allowed file ...
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Proper Subversion permissions using HTTP and repository authorization with Linux users

Sorry for this “stupid” question but I really can’t find a solution on the internet. Please help me. I’m using Subversion on a Linux server to keep under version control the files of a website ...
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Give user SCP access to another user's home directory

We normally use public key logins for our server but a new subscription service is requiring a username and password for SCP access to a user's account (This is Vaultpress - A remote backup utility ...
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Limit Exec Commands for Linux Users

How can I limit the scope of executable commands a linux user can run? For example, I only want user to be able to run the ls command and nothing else. If tried, for example to run cat, linux would ...
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User Permission Issues Within Domain

I have user that is in Domain Admins group. I am trying to access folder that has full permissions for Domain Admins group but for some reason I get "You don't currently have permission to access this ...
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Mount a Symlink Directory to Document Root for Deployment

Trying to establish a secure multiuser environment with limited user permissions and automated deployment. The example has been made simple to express the idea. Docroot: ...
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Default shares need to be hidden from normal domain users

I have installed windows server and it produces default shared folders that users can see when they are looking at other folders I have shared for them. Is there a way to hide these system folders or ...
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NFS export all_squash and anonid

I have a server, S, and a set of clients, C, which I want to share files using NFS. In particular, some clients should have their user-ids remapped as they do not have a user that corresponds to 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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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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NTFS permissions: clarifications sought

After reading the following page to update myself on how NTFS file, folder, and share permissions work, I am left with a few questions and hope to receive some answers on this group: ...
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SQL Agent started with local user account can't run job with domain user account

I have SQL Agent running under a local user account. Jobs runs well if I used Local account credentials for the cmdExec step. If I try to use a domain user account (created previously in proxies ...
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Windows Task Scheduler cannot access EFS encrypted folder despite running as a user with access

I have a batch file set to run via Task Scheduler in Windows Server 2008 R2. The batch file is being used to rotate and compress MySQL logs, and the folder containing these logs is encrypted using ...
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Web server users and groups

I've set up a web server of which will host sites for multiple clients, each client will have their own user and the files for their website(s) will exist within /var/www. We deploy code via a ...
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Permissions and access security for a shared folder on a server

I need to set permissions to a folder for two people. I am not an administrator on the server but I have access to grant and remove permissions to folders. Not even the Server Admin should have ...
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Sync Active Directory Users in FreeNAS

This is for FreeNas-9.1.1, I am using active directory which appears to be connecting ok, since the following list users/groups from that server with no problems wbinfo -u wbinfo -g I can also join ...
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What is the best way to selectively grant and revoke access to FTP directories that are outside of the users home directory?

tl;dr: I need: FTP access to a Debian server for multiple users Micro management of which users have access to which directories at a given time (imagine a telephone switchboard operator!) A ...
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Apache etc/www/ directory as user home directory

I'm running an Ubuntu 12.04.3 Server and I'm trying to configure some virtual hosts. I followed this guide here But instead of using a directory within the var/www folder I used a new user I ...
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Win2008: SC SDSET - how to grant a specific local user rights to stop and start a specific local service?

Where is a useful reference for the sdset command? I can read and read, and I have yet to find a straightforward list of steps to say: Service: App User: Joe Grant Joe start/stop/restart to App ...
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IIS 7.5 Files Edited Using FTP Lose Permissions

I have a web application running IIS 7.5, I have a few files that require that the I_USER have write/modify permissions. When these permissions have been applied and the application runs smoothly. ...
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Cron permissions (root, usergroup) - could not open input file [closed]

I have a server for which I have created a cron job "sendalerts" to users. Mind you this "sendalerts.php" should be runnable from two methods (via browser and also via a cron job) So cron's job is to ...
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Setting up the correct FTP user permissions

To possibly fix an error, I was told to set the correct permissions to a user: Make sure that ftp user of your repository has permissions for: change directory (cd) list directory (ls) create ...
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Give access to specific services on Windows 7 Professional machines? [duplicate]

We have some machines running Windows 7 Professional at our office. The typical user needs to have access to stop and start a service for a local program they run. These machines have a local web ...
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GPO grant user permissions to install allowed software

I would like to grant users using GPO to self manage and install selected software (flash, skype, Java) but not granting users admin rights. I've looked up software restriction policies, is it the ...
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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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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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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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Microsoft SQL 2008 R2 login failed for user 'sa' using aspnet_regsql

I've been working on this for the better part of the morning, and looked at various answers and such, but haven't found anything. I am trying to run aspnet_regsql from the command line (as part of a ...
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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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How do I give a user access to /var/www/html?

I'm new to Linux admin'ing. I created a user named webadmin and I want to give it permission to read/write in the /var/www/html directory. How do I go about doing this?
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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 ...