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1answer
40 views

sudo permissions without root access

I want to give certain users on my server access to run commands as apache, but I don't want to give them full root access. Is there a way to allow a user to run a command similar to sudo -u apache ...
0
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1answer
16 views

Why a given user can access a folder and another one does not?

I have two servers: Server one: deploy@server:/home/vftp$ ls -la total 24 drwxr-xr-x 6 ftp ftp 4096 May 7 2013 . drwxr-xr-x 7 root root 4096 Jul 19 2013 .. dr-xr-xr-- 3 ftp ftp 4096 Feb 18 ...
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3answers
556 views

Which MySQL users are necessary?

My MySQL server has a number of strange users which I did not add. Are these all necessary? 'root'@'127.0.0.1' 'root'@'localhost' 'root'@'SERVERNAME' 'root'@'::1' ''@'SERVERNAME' ''@'LOCALHOST' If ...
0
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1answer
298 views

Zentyal: “incorrect password” on login

I've installed Zentyal 3.3 on my virtual Ubuntu server (12.04.4 LTS (GNU/Linux 3.2.0-23-generic x86_64)) as package. But when I try to login, Zentyal throws "Incorrect password". I've added my user to ...
1
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1answer
215 views

How do I restrict created users to a directory and disable SSH for VSFTPD

I've been googling for my answers for a good few hours and I can't seem to get a direct answer to my questions. I have found many tutorials but many are vague. Anyways: I've recently setup VSFTPD on ...
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3answers
129 views

How do you create a new user with access to /var/www/html with ssh?

I Need new sftp login details for developers but that is restricted to /var/www/html/ using ssh. They have to be able to edit and save files, also when the user makes changes I don't want the group ...
1
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0answers
27 views

How to give Admins Access to move users to a Single OU [duplicate]

We are delegating few acceses to some admins via taskpads; So we created a OU called "Delete" and we want the admins to move all the users to be deleted to that OU; How can we do that , how can we ...
0
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2answers
109 views

How can I make user and group ids the same on two servers?

I have two servers, one of which has a volume from the other mounted as an NFS device. I have an application on the mounter that creates files that must then be manipulated by an application on the ...
6
votes
1answer
155 views

Directory with read and write for a user is permission denied, but fine with execute permissions

I have some weirdness with my users/permissions. I currently have a user named world that has the groups world www-data admin. I have a directory at /var/abc which has the permissions 0644 or ...
0
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1answer
63 views

How to consolidate users in windows server 2008

I'm new to Windows Server. Sorry for the beginner question. At work (4 employees, ~10 computers), I've set up an AD on one of our servers. Before I did this, I created accounts/logins for each ...
2
votes
3answers
632 views

Cross-group file permissions in Linux

I have 2 users: Alice and Bob and 2 groups: Management and Personnel. Alice has primary group Management, and secondary groups Personnel and Alice. Bob has primary group Personnel and secondary group ...
0
votes
3answers
121 views

SVN repository in /srv/subversion is owned by user apache and I don't have sudo - how to add/edit users? [closed]

I'm working with an SVN repository on managed hosting for a client, using a login into the Linux server the client gave me. I don't think I can get root access as it's held by the managed hosting ...
3
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2answers
603 views

How do I mange permissions for multiple users editing the same code on my server?

I have a server that a few different coders will be using to work on various websites. Each coder will need to have access to each website. There's two 'clean' methods I've come up with to do this ...
2
votes
1answer
201 views

NMap - running as root yields different response than running as another user

nmap -eeth1 [hostname] -p80 Running that command as root uses interface one and fails as expected (interface one is on a subnet blocked by the host.) Using interface 0 succeeds as it should. ...
0
votes
2answers
815 views

Best way to create a common folder when creating new users that is a drop box, readable and writeable by all users

What is the best way to provide a common drop box for all users, so that any user that is a part of a particular group can read and write to and from the directory? I thought of creating a directory ...
2
votes
2answers
189 views

How can I consolidate multiple MySQL servers? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to copy user priviledges with MySQL? I recently migrated a bunch of under utilized physical servers to one powerful server running Xenserver. I then turned one ...
0
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1answer
30 views

Users getting this compile error

Hi I am setting up multiple users using sungrid on an EC2 cluster and have run into this error. Anyone know what it means? /usr/bin/ld: cannot open output file helloworldmpi: Permission denied ...
2
votes
4answers
3k views

How to limit access to Exchange 2003 Mobile Activesync server by user?

So I was asked to set up an Exchange Activesync mobile gateway. That's done. It's a separat eExchange 2003 front-end server configured for SSL, and I've put an off-domain ISA server in front of it. ...
0
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2answers
324 views

Deployment and Ownership issues

As an extreme newbie, I am having difficulty managing ownership and permissions on my first box. What I can't figure out is how to deploy using one user, we will call him deploy and operate my php ...
4
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1answer
184 views

SQL 2005 Security - Users: What are they used for? (and other various questions)

I am not a DBA and so dont really know anything about SQL 2005 security settings, etc. I am attempting to set up an empty copy of our database by generating the full database from SQL Management ...
0
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1answer
84 views

Where is the “right” place to copy applications and scripts so they are accessible to every user on ubuntu?

I'm configuring a build machine using Ubuntu 9.10 Desktop as the platform. The first user and of course admin is "developer", and then I created lots of user accounts so people could access shares ...
2
votes
1answer
136 views

What is the purpose of multiple users?

In setting up an apache web server on my linux box, I've been told to make a separate user who has permission to use (and whose home directory is) the files in the /www directory. Additionally, I've ...
2
votes
2answers
1k views

Powershell script to pull users from an ad group and create folder with permissions

I saw a question that was similar however the answer they got was in vbscript. (http://serverfault.com/questions/33861/powershell-command-prompt-create-folders-from-ad-group-members) I need to create ...
16
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3answers
12k views

Is a reboot required to refresh permissions after adding a user to a new group?

On ubuntu server, I've noticed more than once now that after adding a user to a group that user doesn't have group permissions until I reboot the system. For example: User 'hudson' needs permission ...
0
votes
2answers
236 views

Re-assign host access permission to MySQL user

I have several thousand MySQL users all set to allow access from a specific host. The problem is that now I'm going to have two machines (more in the future) which will need to use the same account to ...
1
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1answer
418 views

Computers missing in “Select Users, Computers, or Groups” dialog

I have four machines in a small Windows domain and am having a problem assigning permissions properly. When I go to add a local account to a folder for access, I am presented with the "Select Users, ...
3
votes
7answers
507 views

Users as local admins on Windows machines

I am in charge of a Windows-based network of over 70 computers at work. Servers are Windows Server 2008 and workstations are Windows Vista and Windows XP. Most users are researchers, and some of them ...
2
votes
2answers
880 views

PostgreSQL User Permissions

I'm trying make a transition from MySQL to PostgreSQL, but find the user accounts/permissions system to be quite different. With mysql, all accounts are handled internally by mysql. With postgres is ...
0
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1answer
89 views

Variant application and user (running application) permissions requirements - Windows Server 2003

What is the best way to have users run an application, on Windows Server 2003, referencing a configuration file without the users having permissions to read that configuration file? Any username and ...
89
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7answers
96k views

How do I share a Git repository with multiple users on a machine?

I have a Git repository on a staging server which multiple developers need to be able to pull to. git-init seems to have a flag very close to what I'm looking for: --shared, except I'd like multiple ...
5
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12answers
2k views

What are the best practices in deciding what to lock down and what to allow with corporate users?

How do you decide what is permissible to allow users control over? With a given feature or functionality (say, setting shares on a folder, attaching certain filetypes in email, installing USB devices) ...