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Account permissions needed to change file ownership

I have an application that needs to be able to change the owner of certain files. The application runs under a domain service account (with local admin rights to the application server, but not the ...
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Azure Subscription vs. Resource Group Roles & Permissions Clarification

I need to outline the permissions I need to create a few Azure resources for a client. Its unlikely I will be assigned elevated permissions like Owner on the resource group or subscription where my ...
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Proper rights and owner for web executable file saving/reading sensitive information

I have app wrote in php that saves and reads sensitive information into file /sensitive/sensitive.txt. File that is saving and reading sensitive information is user.php. The whole app is in a separate ...
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Linux & NFS: Atomic compare-and-exchange of file ownership

My IT department made an error and chowned every file on the filesystem to root:OurGroup. Then their automatic backup (i.e. .snapshop) system created a snapshot, so we no longer have a reference of ...
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How to search for all files owned by a particular user in SAN

My question might be confused you but honestly that very straight forward. I have a SAN with many terabytes of data. All users have their own home directory or share directory on that (And most ...
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Correct web user for PHP-FPM under Nginx

I've always been accustomed to running PHP under Nginx as the www-data user, for everything: php service, cron, CLI, etc. Recently though, after reading up on firstly this article and then this ...
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I can no longer SSH to a VM on GCP after breaking ssh configuration

I am starting to use GCP. I fixed a server (redhat), connected to it (using SSH, directly from GCP console) and deployed my application, everything worked well To try to fix something I played with ...
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Putty: pscp file transfer change permission

I am transferring my file using pscp with the command below: pscp target\app.war root@127.0.0.1:/jetty/webapps What would be the syntax to change the ownership of the app.war file ? In other words ...
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Change the permission and ownership of a sub directory in centos

I m having the following sub folder structure. /public/trunk/src/common/site/ I want to change the ownership and permission for site and their sub directories alone. How can i achieve that? Thanks
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lxc/lxd iptables ouput owner rule errors out with “Invalid argument.”

If I try to run the following command in my lxc/lxd Ubuntu 14.04 amd64 container: iptables -A OUTPUT -p tcp -m owner --uid-owner 0 -m tcp --dport 80 -j ACCEPT I get the following error message: ...
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Preserve ownership with rsync, without root

I would like to perform incremental backups (for the entire filesystem) from a machine. rsync does this quite will, however I would like to also preserve file ownership - meaning, make it possible to ...
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Use Windows PowerShell to find and delete files from specific owner

Because of a ransomware attack (no big deal, all recovered from backup) I want to clean up the directories and sub directories on the network share where the attack happened to create a lot of ...
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the actual link permissions aren't used for anything - What about Ownership?

After months of intermittent attempts to discover what was causing these Forbidden errors I've discovered evidence that strongly suggests Apache2 uses the actual link's ownership and group. I have a ...
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Automounted AFP home directories are owned by root (OS X Yosemite client, Linux Servers)

What I am trying to do but can't get to work I am trying to set up network users in Yosemite clients with their home directories on kerberised AFP. I am using automountd to have the home directories ...
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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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Linux permissions for multiple groups

I have a directory (With sub directories and files) that I would like to setup so that: -Users of an 'editors' group can rw- any file and rwx any dirs. -Users of www-data can r-- files and r-x dirs. ...
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correct file system permissions for joomla installation on linux

My question is pretty general. Lets assume I have a linux distribution web server, with the /var/www/ is the web directory. I used my superuser account to upload and unzip the Joomla installation ....
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windows 2008 r2 Change owner on multiple folders

I've a quest to change the owner on about 800 folders. The owner should be equal to the folder name. I've tried something like this: set /p userDir=username ICACLS "D:\test\%userDir%" /setowner "...
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Owner/Group issue on Mirror server

I am running Gluster-FS with a High-Availability Storage setup. Both client and server nodes have NginX running to serve same files. main.mysite.com mirror1.mysite.com ..etc.. The problem is that ...
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How to set ownership on a webserver

We have an internal server where we work on with 3 users. It is running ubuntu with apache mysql proftpd We often have permission errors. Sometimes we can't overwrite files but we can delete them etc....
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retrieve the real domain owner [closed]

is there anyway to retrieve the real domain owner to contact them/him/her to start a bid with ? Cause if i use whois.net site it sends me to resellers sites then resellers send me to other sites then ...
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Set owner of new users home folder to user instead of BUILTIN\Administrators when using ADUC (on Windows Server 2008 R2)

In our AD, we create new users by copying a default user in ADUC. For the default user we specified a home folder using the %USERNAME% variable (mapped to H:): \fileserver\homes\%USERNAME% For new ...
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Home directory owner is root instead of user

I am adding users using the command useradd in opensuse 12.1 and creating a home directory on NFS. The problem here is the home directory's owner is root instead of user. msvlsi67:~ # useradd -g ...
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reverting file owner on CentOS

By mistake I ran a stupid command with a typo in it. I created a user "teamspeak" and I wanted to change file owner of current directory and it's sub directories, but by mistake I ran it in the "/". ...
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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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MySQL (local) owner and permissions

I recently successfully installed the 64 bit version of mysql-5.5.8 on a MacBook Pro in the /usr/local directory. To address a completely unrelated software (RVM actually) , I chown-ed my /usr/local ...
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httpd start timestamp

can you tell me, why are last three httpd processes started at different time then others? also, why is process owner different? [root@myserver httpd]# ps aux | grep httpd root 5455 0.0 0.6 ...
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help me with permissions of next linux files and directories

while checkin my server, decided to find all files/directories that are owned by user bin. i found next: /etc/rc.d/init.d/courier-imap /etc/pam.d/imap /etc/pam.d/pop3 /etc/courier-imap/shared /etc/...
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how to I change the owner of a folder on my server?

OK I'll be more specific - I have uploaded a bunch of folders via ftp. These now all have the the owner name of the account which I logged into FTP using. How do I change the owner to be the server ...
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How do you determine the OWNER of an Oracle Database

When you install an Oracle database in a Unix server, the Unix user id you use for the installation becomes the OWNER of the database. What is the most reliable and general way of determining in a ...