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Questions tagged [chmod]

A Unix tool for changing file permissions

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Can't see files when browsing nginx webserver. Incorrect permissions?

I am using centos 7 with nginx 1.12 to host a yum repository locally. When I try to browser the files via the browser, I can see the folders, but no files inside them. Im wondering if i might not have ...
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How to have multiple users access to chmod() the same file?

I have a system where multiple users are running an application that chmod the same file. I've tried using setacl to add both users as user owners of the file to do this, but it doesn't work. The ...
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SSH login are disabled after chmod 444 -R myfolder / [duplicate]

I have accidently ran chmod 444 -R myfoler /. Because of a space it changed root dir permission , I have immediately stopped but now all my login are disabled except root. Please need help asap. ...
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CHMOD file and directory permissions changing back [closed]

I have a website and I am trying to link an image stored in a directory, however when I change the file permissions to 775 they change back to 644 and the image isn't displaying. It is showing a Error ...
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Allowed SSH user can't edit files in Centos 7

I am working on a remote virtual machine running Centos 7 via ssh. I want to give my user read and write permissions on /var/www/html. What I did is: sudo groupadd webdev sudo chgrp -R webdev /var/...
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Can I reduce CPU usage on a large recursive find + chmod command?

I'm using the following command to perform permissions fixes: sudo find . -type f -exec chmod 470 {} \; There are many thousands of files to update the permissions on. It also spikes the CPU usage ...
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bad ownership or modes for chroot directory “/var/www” [duplicate]

I created a new group and user so it can connect to server using SFTP. This user's directory is set to /var/www. Running ls -ld gave me following result: drwxr-xr-x 4 root sftponly 4096 Aug 12 04:...
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/var/run/screen permissions changing to 775 without restart

Good <Insert Part of Day>, I am currently having an issue with several of my boxes running CentOS 7.3.1611 wherein the permissions for /var/run/screen are being changed to 775, resulting in the ...
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chmod -R +rx on RHEL 7.2 doesn't set permissions

We have an odd problem on some of our RHEL Server 7.2 VM's: Executing sudo chmod -R +rx doesn't change the read/directory flags for any of subdirectories. However, executing sudo chmod -R a+rx works ...
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How to manage FTP and CHMOD / CHOWN when working with a freelancer?

Nowdays, when working with a freelancer, I add a new user to Debian, create a ftp access to this user and give that to the freelancer Problem is that freelancer can access some data I want to keep ...
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Chmods don't seem to apply

I have a script I periodically run that reapplies FACL and chmod permissions for home directories of gameservers I run. The script first issues a home-directory wide recursive chmod, and then chmods ...
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ubuntu, folder perms, drwxrwx---, php user in group, can't create file

i'm stuck & need help understanding file create permission for members of group. in php, i want to fopen / create a file in a folder that is owned by mysql:mysql (for importing data into mysql) ...
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SaltStack: How to work around “file.recurse doesn't preserve permissions”?

How to work around Recursive directory management doesn't preserve permissions? I want to copy all files in (local) /monitoring/files/etc to /etc on the minion. copy_files_in_etc: file.recurse: ...
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chmod for all sub directories

There is command that change the folder permission for all subfolders find . -type d -exec chmod 755 {} \; I understand d is for directory and chmod 755 to make all directory as 755 I want to know ...
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Php can't write anything [duplicate]

Just moved my websites to my first vps (centos 7). So i'm very new to linux. Now I have a problem: php cant write anything. Can't make dirs, files, edit them. Php runs as "apache" Things I tried: ...
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Permission denied for user in www-data group

I have a development server running wordpress. The wordpress files are owned by www-data:www-data. I wanted a quick way to be able to upload so I added my user to the www-data group and then did a ...
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WordPress can't install plugin even file permission is correct

I have apache2 server, of course apache2 is running on www-data account. All my WordPress files is own by root:webmaster, and have the g+w permission. Three of the accounts in webmaster group are ...
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chmod not working correctly in Docker

I'm building a Docker image for my Symfony app and I need to give permission to apache server to write into cache and log folders #Dockerfile FROM php:7-apache RUN apt-get update \ && apt-...
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Prevent deletion of folder but let access to everything inside of it

I know there is the +i flag for files and directories, but i have a deeper Problem. Is there a way to prevent a folder from being deleted by an User which should be able to create / access / remove ...
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Why does uploading files via FTP set permissions to 775 / 664 by default?

I'm using FileZilla FTP client, and when I upload new files to the server it's creating directories with 775 permissions and files with 664 by default. Is there a way I can change either the ...
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Which permissions should I set to dhparam.pem?

I am generating Diffie-Hellman parameters for the ssl_dhparam directive in the SSL configuration of nginx. The file dhparam.pem is created with the command openssl dhparam 2048 -check -out dhparam....
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Nginx doesn't have permission to access files with the same ownership

i've just installed nginx on an Archlinux box and encounter this problem: Nginx is configured to run as "nginx", a new user/group that I added, in /etc/nginx/nginx.conf: user nginx nginx; For ...
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Default mode parameters affecting ACL permissions

I have just started working as sysadmin and encountered my first problem. What I am trying to do is set permissions of a directory so that all the subdirectories and files in the directory AND newly ...
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What are the correct Linux permissions inside chroot jail with userspec

I am trying to setup a chroot jail, then I did: which binary ldd /bin/binary Then I did: cp /lib64/{libs} $jail/lib64 cp /usr/lib64/{libs} $jail/usr/lib64 PS: During this setup, I discovered that /...
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Ineffective permissions in Linux containers

When setting up and running a Docker instance, upon boot nginx gives a 403 Forbidden upon accessing static files. In the Dockerfile, I use the COPY command to move all the files to /var/www/app, then ...
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chmod -R makes files in child folders ureadable for some reason

I was adjusting the permissions when setting up some WordPress themes, and ran chmod 664 -R theme-dir/* It worked fine on the files in the root of the directory, but all the files in subdirectories ...
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How to apply different directory and file permissions recursively by one command

Let's assume that I have this folder structure: |-Home |-Subdir |-Subsubdir |-Subdir Each directory includes a bunch of files. Now I want to apply the following permissions: All ...
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chown or chgrp NFSv4 with idmapd error: Invalid argument

I only found 1 or 2 other posting on this, without any solution, so I am creating a new, more specific question for my case. System set up: NFS server running NFSv4. NFS client running RedHat 6, ...
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SSH broken due to chmod -R /* [duplicate]

I made a total mistake here. Anyway I ran chmod -R 777 /* and immediately regretted my decision. I had to boot into single user mode to and ran chmod -R 755 /etc/* in order to login to the server. ...
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why can't I ssh into my aws ec2 instance? Permission denied (publickey)

I created two ec2 instances, and was able to ssh into the first two fine. After creating the third, I get this error upon trying to ssh into any of them. This is what I'm running: ssh -v -i /Users/...
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Prevent changing ownership of a file

I have file with 777 permission. How can I prevent changing ownership of that file by others? ie I need to prevent chown x:y myfile myfile is actually a log file written from web. it's ownership is ...
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SSH and many other programs are not working after chmod -r 755 /etc [duplicate]

I have a new web-admin and he mistakenly ran chmod -r 755 /etc to try and disallow our shell users from reading any other files. As a result, SSH on our server does not work. How can we fix this?
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Protect web directories from other SSH users but allow apache access?

So my linux box has 2 users : root (which I use) dev (the user that my developer uses) I have a few directories on my web server which I need to restrict access from the "dev" user. So, for example ...
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CHMOD to make directory writable by group not working

I'm trying to make the node_modules directory writable by www-group, but chmod isn't working. vagrant (user) is part of the www-data group as seen with the groups command. Why can't I permit www-...
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Local “incoming” dir

I need to create a directory on a Linux server where users can "submit" files, similar to the incoming directory on an ftp server. (Where they would not be viewable after submission.) Specifically, ...
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Stop file being deleted on NFS mount

I have files stored on an NFS mount which I want to prevent being deleted. The use case is I have a demo version of a web application which uses the same images on every demo - when someone deletes a ...
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Wordpress can't write on file [closed]

I've a problem with permissions/users on my new server. I moved my wordpress blog to a new CentOs server. In this server I've been provided with an ftp user. If I upload a file via FTP with this users,...
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Apache2.4 and Php-cgi : which chmod for log file?

I'm using a Php lib (Monolog) to create my logs. When I delete my log file and access my website in order to generate logs, I see the file created into the good log directory: -rw-r--r-- 1 apache ...
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Correctly assigning permissions & groups

So my nginx is using www-data:www-data, and I want to deploy files to my server with Beanstalk through sftp properly. So I've created an user called beanstalk and added him to www-data group. $ id ...
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/var/mail Folder Permission (Setup Mail Server with Dovecot) [closed]

I am following a guide to setup a mail server and accounts on a Debian 7 OS and they ask to set up a folder permissions to match this: drwxrwsr-x 3 root vmail 4096 Jan 24 21:23 /var/mail But my ...
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Automysqlbackup - dumped files have wrong permissions

This question has been askewd here. But it was not answered. I just got a 3rd server and on all 3 servers I use Automysqlbackup script to create MySQL backups. I do it with cronjob: 52 04 * * * /...
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Issues with file rights in CentOS [closed]

May someone explain me how to manage rights correctly pls? I have a file with these rights: 8 -rw-r--r--+ 1 sntecard sntecard 4669 Sep 18 12:34 index.php I am accessing this folder by user ...
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Connect to remote host from windows using SSH/pem [closed]

So I have a .pem and I need to connect to a remote machine using that. I have been told to do: ssh -i key.pem root@remote machine Before that I am supposed to chmod 600/400 on key.pem I am on ...
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Why would chmod give “No such file or directory” when running recursively?

I can change the permissions of the file directly: # chmod --changes --recursive ug+rwX /var/www/shared/tmp/cache/assets/BA0/280/sprockets%2F286302903364106648b609d708884f78 and I can also ...
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Permission samba shared www folder

I'm having trouble with permissions on a samba shared folder on ubuntu server 14.04. This is the www one. But actually, it's in /home/administrateur. As I want to preserve my www folder whatever ...
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Maintain setgid bit (after bower install or gulp build)

We run web servers where we have the following situation: The www-data user runs the web server and must have read+write access to the files The deploy user deploys all the code The bob and alice ...
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Linux permissions in /var/www: What settings can I use for good security practice and still maintain accessibility?

I'm primarily trying to set permissions inside of /var/www . We are using a project format which has the following structure in common for each project: /var /www /runtime /shared /project.com /...
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How do I chmod ACLs to groups with spaces in the name on Mac OS X?

I'm trying to add an ACL for the group "Domain Users", but since it has spaces in the group name it isn't parsed correctly by chmod: $ chmod -R +a 'DOMAIN\Domain Users allow list,search,readattr,...
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Different permissions for different groups on one folder in OpenBSD?

Is it possible to have filesystem permission ACL's (or similar) in OpenBSD? I'm trying to make a folder where one group has read-write access while a different group has read-only access. I don't want ...
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Permission denied on owned file

I'm having issues setting permissions for a specific user. I have a directory /srv/git/ in which I'm trying to create a sub-directory test containing one file testfile (owned by www:www-data). ...