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.htaccess Allow owner of home directory only?

Suppose I have a home directory "~someuser/www" which Apache (maintained by someone else than me) exposes as http://www.myserver.com/~someuser . If I want to limit this directory to certain users, I ...
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How to know what user belongs to what ip on debian

is there a way to get an overview of users logged in on my server and the ip they are connecting from ? I have the IP already, I want the user that is associated with it :)
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How to create a user with Puppet

I am trying to create a user with Puppet but everything I have been trying has failed. I am trying to create a user named "capistrano" that will be placed in the "www-data" group. I have done the ...
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Change syslog log file's owner/group?

Is there a way to have syslog create a log file that's not owned by root? I've got several jboss application servers that I've got logging to a server. Everyone's running CentOS. Right now, all of ...
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How Do I Move Remote Desktop User Profiles To Another Volume?

I am new to Windows Server 2008 and Remote Desktops, and have a handful of users (5) accessing a suite of applications by way of Remote Desktop sessions. The server is set up with a RAID 5 drive that ...
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MySQL: account/db creation for users I am hosting, advice?

I've a VPS and am hosting a few peoples websites, namely people who I will have a lot of contact with although would like to provide what I can without being there to do it. I have written a script ...
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How can PHP be configured so that uploaded files are not saved with the APACHE user?

A php script uploads files to my server but folders MUST be 0777 in order to allow PHP to move files there. This is not safe. Additionally, all created directories and uploaded files are owned by ...
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Recovering mysql user table

I accidentally deleted the records from the mysql.user table on my mysql server. I didn't flush the privileges yet so I have the root privilege. Is there a way to recover the table or to create the ...
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Linux resource monitoring per user

I am looking for a daemon that logs, the amount of resource, utilized by every user. For every user, I would like to record the cpu-time and memory used over the lifetime of his/her processes. If ...
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How to make jailed shell?

How to make jailed shell? jailed shell means limited shell account for linux users. (as cpanel defination) I don't use any control panel like cpanel.
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SFTP jail & Keeping file ownership the same / File owner per folder

I want to setup a jailed SFTP account for a subfolder of another user's home folder, but want the owner of everything in that subfolder to stay the same, including new files and folders uploaded and ...
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CentOS 5.6 profile messed up?

I am running CentOS 5.6 on a dedicated server. I have accidentally removed the profile files from: /home/USER123 There is only the following files in that directory: .bash_history .gitconfig ...
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Am I doing ubuntu 10.0.4 software installation correctly (packages and none-packages)?

Background: I first installed everything using a terminal and "sudo su", i.e. as root. Then I installed jenkins, and then the jenkins user could not run any android sdk tools in /root/androidsdk/tools ...
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Ubuntu enable user to save files in dir

I want the user 'kevin' to be able to ftp/sftp read/write/execute files in the /home/kevin/public_html dir... This shouldn't be hard, I'm just a beginner. Any advice is welcome!
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What are economical ways to combat high amounts of users on access points that cannot handle it?

A few weeks ago my school district closed their public wifi doors and now just have their secure wifi for teachers and administrations only. The reason was that the access points could not handle all ...
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linux: share directory between different users

i need to have this directory, which is created under FTP User1: /home/User1/public_html/jobs_html readable by a different FTP user, call them User2 ... ie, when logged in thru SSH under User2, ...
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Why Are Excel 2010 Files Locked By Logged-Off Or Account-Disabled Users

I manage IT for a medium sized company that shares a lot of Excel 2010 files between users at various times of the day. We're using a Terminal Server environment (S2008R2). Sometimes, a user will ...
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How to create virtual users in vsftpd?

I am running vsftpd on my Debian squeeze server. I configured it to chroot local users into their /home/ directory. Now, the problem is that users' web pages are outside of their /home/ directories ...
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Linux group / user permission issue

Redhat 5.5, logged in as root I created a group dev-core groupadd dev-core Then I create a new user tony useradd tony I changed tony's password and added tony to group dev-core usermod -a -G ...
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command for list users in linux system

How can i list all the linux users when the ldap autentication is cofigured? I remember that there are one command to list the /etc/passwd files and the ldap users.
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How can I add CAC user name to my web page and logging?

I have a win 2008 server IIS7 and users who login with a CAC card. I want to add the user's CAC card user name to the web page when they login. And I'd also like to log user info from CAC card to my ...
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Lync User Migration Strategy

We are starting to put the finishing touches on our Lync server roll out and a few of our IT staff have been manually migrated over. Things are going well. We've started to think about migrating our ...
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Run legacy application on Windows

I've got an application (guiformat) which needs to run on clients in a network. However, it seems to require Administrator privileges to run. Clients run either Windows XP or Windows 7, and users log ...
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Allow scp/ssh for www-data user

I am on Amazon EC2 using Ubuntu 10.04.2 My web folder is owned by www-data so I want to be able to log into my server as www-data for ssh and scp. Thanks! Adding the line to my /etc/ssh/sshd_config ...
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Limiting user permissions to single folder while also being accessible by the apache user

I have a website running on Apache under Linux in the directory /var/www. This site has some files outside the web directory root in /var/www-store which are written to and read by the apache user ...
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MSSQL db_datareader to All databases

I have 100 databases in MSSQL 2008 Server. I need to create a read only user to read all these databases. Is there a server wide role: db_datareader I can assigned the user to, so that I don't need to ...
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Set different PHP UID for Apache VirtualHost

I have many VirtualHosts for different users. How can I set UID for PHP process per VirtualHosts?
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php server web user setup

I'm needing to setup a basic web user account on my ubuntu 10.10 server to host web pages. This account should be limited to access only the necessary directories on the machine. I setup the following ...
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Server 2003, How to setup the Firewall for Remote Desktop Connection

My company owns a cloud server having Windows 2003 Web Edition installed on it. This server can be access by anyone through remote desktop connection. I want to place some kind of restrictions on ...
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Web server end user monitoring

I am searching for a solution to monitor access and activities on my web server. There are only a handful of people who are allowed to access my https or ftp/sftp server and I would like to know: Who ...
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MySQL: Replicating the MySQL database

I have a primary write server (server1) which replications to two servers (server2 and server3) which are query servers. I am replicating all databases to these servers including the MySQL database. ...
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How can I automatically delete Linux users after fixed period?

I have a script that programmatically creates users, but we'd like to delete the users after 48 hours, as well as any files they own. I know you can set an expiration with the useradd command, but I ...
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How to print list of users and groups on FreeBSD?

How to print list of users and groups on FreeBSD?
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Jail users in a directory

I have a vps running debian OS and would like to create user accounts on it. I want it so that when the user logs in with sftp, everything in var appears to be their home directory and they cannot ...
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Installing MoinMoin -wiki to my user directory on a server with no root access

I posted this on webapps, but they told me to come here :) I've been trying to install MoinMoin -wiki on this webserver, where I have no root access. The server doesn't support wsgi, but it does ...
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Cleaning Up Unused Users and Groups (Ubuntu 10.10 Server)

I'm very much a beginner when it comes to Ubuntu and I've been learning the ropes by diving in and writing a (backend-language independent) web app framework that relies on apache, some clever ...
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Environment variables and further user setup

I have a jar file, which works in many machines. However we just asked for a new unix user to install it, and it is not behaving the same... wonder if it could be anything related to some env. var. ...
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Special SSH Configuration

At the moment in my sshd_config I have it set so that passwords cannot be used and only keys can be used to login. I need to enable passwords for one user. This user is yet to be created and has to ...
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Setting up individually accessible public_html for each user of a linux machine

I have a dedicated server on which I have a site http://www.example.com I need to create a user and: allow him ssh and ftp access into it allow him to access a page such as: ...
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binding unix user to mysql

I am just asking myself if it is possible to bind unix users to mysql. So that I can bind databases to users or groups known by unix. Thx, Axel
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Nginx html folder

The files in the folder "/usr/share/nginx/html" belongs to the user "nginx" (or root ?), the primary user "2x2p1p" can't modify these files, then the best thing to do is: 1 - Change the user and the ...
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User's privilegies (Mysql, Nginx, Php-fpm)

got questions of unsuccessful searches 1 - Why almost every software should run with its own user, is so simple run everything with a single user, why no one do that ? 2 - Why can't I just set the ...
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vsftp give user only access to a certain folder

I use CentOS 5.5 and I installed vsftp. I created a user "myUser" and every time I use Filezilla and log with this user I get directed to the users home-folder, but still have access to pretty much ...
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Check who is logged in on another machine without ssh?

Is there a way to find out who is logged in to another Linux machine on the network given the machine name and not just sshing into that machine and running who? I'd prefer a way directly in python, ...
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Using UTF-8 in the /etc/passwd file. Any known issues?

I was recently asked to modify the GECOS field in the passwd file for a certain user so that it will contain his name with his original accented characters. My first was reaction was "sure, why not?" ...
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Jail user to only read/write into their user directory

I'm running a Ubuntu server and wanted to know if there was a way to only allow a user (connecting via FTP and SSH) read and write access to their own /home/user/ directory and not let them read or ...
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Creating Linux Accounts with Home Directory Symlinks

My workplace is setting up a new server for hosting PHP applications. I work at a university, and this will essentially be a playground to keep faculty and staff who want to tinker with PHP away from ...
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How do I deny a user-based Group Policy for a specific computer?

So we have a GPO setup to redirect "My Documents" to a server location for all users in the domain (it's linked to the root "Users" OU). This works just fine, but we have 2 special workstations that ...
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What Command(s) List a User's System Permissions in Linux?

QUESTION: What Command(s) List a User's System Permissions in Linux? CURRENT_OS: CentOS-5.X MORE_INFO/QUESTIONS: Looking for commands that will NOT be seen as aggressive or change the system, ...
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Cannot remove user account as the domain administrator

win2k3. Logged in as the domain admin account, I cannot modify a specific user. I can edit other users. Almost every change I try gives "access denied". This users is a former domain admin who is no ...