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How to let any server user modify files created by a samba guest on a public share (and the other way around)?

I have a linux server running samba with a public share accepting guest connections. Any window box on the network can edit/remove files on the share as long as the files are created by a guest (i.e. ...
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What kind of privileges do i need to modify settings of an hardware device?

I'm trying to give the privileges to edit the bitrate of a com port in device manager in windows 7 under an active directory domain to a non-admin user. Under local security policies(secpol.msc) i was ...
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Who has the rights for adding a extra DC in a domain? [closed]

Who has the rights for adding a extra DC in a domain? Obvious the administrator got the rights, but does anyone else have the rights?
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How do i create a bat file to create user directory with proper rights and a script to reset it if something goes wrong

I need to create user and directories for the user and share it. The rights are set on NTFS structure only. The user must do all except change rights and take ownership this is not allowed and this ...
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Members of “Remote Desktop Users” group cannot login

I have a domain controller and a member server running W2K8 R2 server. TS licensing is on the DC, TServices is on the member server. Unless I make a user a domain admin, they cannot login: they get ...
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Access backup files with different UID

Say I have a user with UID 500 on a linux machine for administration purposes. This machine is a backup repository for other *nix machines. I need the user 500 to access the files in the backups, but ...
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Critical problem with www-data permission

i am using an apache webserver on debian, handling 12 different websites. Two days ago i suffered an attack and a hacker uploaded a php shell thru ftp in one of those 12 sites. What i'd though about ...
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How do large companies handle software updates for users without administrative rights?

I just started working for a small-medium size company doing IT support. Maybe 150 or less users. Right now every user has administrative rights to their own machine. This allows them to install ...
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How to execute files on LAN drives in a Windows Domain

We have a very small LAN here, but some peolpe here think we need Active Directory, though nobody knows how to maintain it. I am not in the position to change this. How can I get full access (on ...
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UNIX - How to give user rights over another user and so I don't need to sudo or type password?

I have 2 users in question • git user - used for gitosis - so it's a No password user and it can be accessed only through root... • user user - where my files reside so what I would like to do is ...
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Running Apache with privileges for remote shutdown on Windows

I'm having a problem with Apache HTTPD: I have a PHP application that executes the Windows command shutdown -s -m \\<some machine> -t 0 It is used to shutdown unused servers in a network from ...
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Share permissions when accessed locally via UNC

I have a w2k3 server (terminal server) and a domain user. If the user accesses "\\TS\Folder" from another computer, that user can read\write without any problem. If I login to "TS" as the user, they ...
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FTP Directory Permission Issue: Does Granting access to a directory also Grant Access to other Parallel Directory?

I have a FTP directory permission issue. Under the root directory of my FT directory I have 2 sub directory: DirectoryA DirectoryB I have granted one machine with the read/write permission to ...
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Can developers install their own software at a company like Google?

In many large companies security considerations mean that developers do not have the system permissions necessary to install their own software, which can lead to reduced productivity. How does a ...
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Power Users Group Can Mount admin$ or c$ Remotely?

I'm wondering if placing a user in the Power Users groups restricts that user's ability to remotely mount either admin$ or c$. My limited testing tells me that they can, but I'm curious to hear other ...