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Questions tagged [permissions]

In computing, permissions (often called "privileges," "access rights" or just "rights") are rules associated with objects on a computer or network. Permissions determine which objects can access which objects, and to what extent.

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Anonymous User in O365 Mailbox Permissions

I was digging around in Microsoft Outlook for Mac and I noticed a strange user account when I was looking at the folder permissions. There is a user called "Anonymous" who supposedly has no ...
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Unable to start golang executable as windows service

I want to start a windows service written in golang on my Windows server build 1803. The golang script uses the service wrapper found here: https://github.com/kardianos/service The service is located ...
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Cannot write with dir permission 666, but can write with 777 [closed]

I am using Kali as root user. I did setup an atftp server in a folder (created and owned by root) and gave 666 permission on that folder. But I noticed users get permission denied error while ...
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How to make a service (or the system process) impersonate the *elevated* variant of a user account?

In my network, there is a Windows 2008 R2 server with network name Dax. On that server, I have (among others, of course): a hard disk drive, mounted as E:\ a folder E:\odo an SMB share \\Dax\odo ...
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Prevent NFS share access by group

I've inherited a heterogeneous network of Windows and Ubuntu clients. It is managed through a combination of Puppet creating local policies on the Ubuntu clients (only) and Samba 4 Active directory ...
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chmod permissions in an ACL folder

I set up a folder managed by ACL, meant to let specific "manager" users have total control over files in it. File access seems ok (e.g. a manager user can delete a file owned by any other user) but ...
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Cannot run mmc.exe except from the command line after “Run as Administrator”

I'm running Windows 10 (1803) If I try to run any msc (I.e. Device Manager) directly (by searching for "Device Manager" and clicking the find result) I get the error ... However, if I open cmd with "...
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Windows - Set permission on folder only without recursing subobjects (slow for large directory trees)

There are many times when I wish to set a permission on a folder only, but all the programs i've tried will recurse through all sub files and folders during the process. As this is slow, is there any ...
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How to limit the permissions AWS IAM RoleA can grant to a role (Role B) it creates

In order to allow my developers to use the Serverless Framework to deploy new AWS Lambda functions, they have to be able to create roles. I'd like to give them permissions to create roles that can ...
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Application needs access to files, but user is not allowed to access them

I have a requirement that my Windows GUI application writes log files. But for auditing purposes, certain users that run the application are not allowed access those files. Is there any way to handle ...
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SMB does not present permissions on looped up raw disk image / backup of a Windows NTFS volume

I have a raw copy of a Windows NTFS volume on my Linux machine. When I loop it and share it out on a domain-joined Linux machine via Samba as-follows -- [global] workgroup = ...
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Can't start Bind open: /etc/named.conf: permission denied

so I'm really new on this and was following this tutorial to set up bind, and up to 4:50 I was having no problems, I could ping, use nslookup and had internet connection with the dns server, then we ...
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Samba 4.8.3 homedirs can only be mapped and accessed if other = rwx

Problem: user1 can map 6 shares normally. Another share, homedir, is mapped but gets the error message that "Windows cannot access \samba\homedir: You do not have permission to access \samba\homedir."...
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Preserving file and folder permissions with rsync

I maintain a backup of my email accounts using this command: sudo rsync -av --delete --progress -e "ssh -p pNumber" --rsync-path="/usr/bin/rsync" /vmail/ user@my_backup_server:/home/user/backups/...
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Server with Froxlor UI; Permission error with PHP FPM and nginx

I'm running a vhost that provides a Froxlor web UI for configuration. Froxlor generates the config files for everything in its scope automatically. The problem I'm currently facing is that Froxlor ...
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Is delegating a granular “Modify permission” on a group possible?

A certain user "x" has below permissions on a group "g"; -> Read/Write all the properties on group. -> Delete the group. Need to add "modify permissions" on the group "g" for user "x" ; but the only ...
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Give permission to folder and subfolders to multiple users with ability to overwrite files

I know the question is pretty common, but I not seems to find good answer. Setup is following - there is webserver and there is a folder where Apache (user www-data) create directories and upload / ...
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Windows server 2016 Administrator account has no permissions

I was changing settings around so that users can only use specific applications; however, I didn't realize that it was going to affect admin rights in the same way. The error I'm receiving is this: ...
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Using a user scoped GPO to create a folder and set permissions

Using user scoped group policy preferences, we are creating a home folder for new users on the server. This home folder inherits "CREATOR OWNER" permissions from the root home share. Now, we want to ...
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PHP Script and correct permissions for user to change everything

The network configuration doesn't allow access to FTP from outside the building. There's one user that need to upload and change files from a specific folder so I've installed TinyFileManager https://...
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How to start a process with a subset of user permissions?

Let's assume I have a process a.exe that according to its manual/specification does not write any files, how would I start it without write permission? Closest I can think of is creating a user with ...
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Setting up uWSGI Server Permissions

I'm looking to deploy virtual machines to run a single instance of Django REST framework. I would like to use uWSGI since it seems pretty light weight and can be configured with a single file. I have ...
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Allow ssh/sftp file up-/download, but disallow changing existing files

I have a linux mint machine which provides a kind of file dump which gets provided via a nginx. My problem is, that a single user (upload_usr) should be able to place new files/directorys inside one ...
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Permissions changes on Windows event log are not working (GPO change)

I'm trying to grant permissions to the Network Service account (SID S-1-5-20) on the event log "Microsoft-Windows-CAPI2/Operational" (see picture below). However I need to push this change on more ...
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s3fs POSIX permissions on Google Storage

Does s3fs support POSIX permissions uploaded to Google Storage with gsutil cp -P? Or do you need to mount the bucket with s3fs and copy in the files to preserve file permissions?
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Permission Denied in Squid Proxy Server

I have successfully installed and configured Squid Proxy Server 3.5.26 in Slackware 14.2. Im currently logged in as root user and I get an error when starting Squid using the command sudo squid -z: ...
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useradd from jenkins user error: useradd: cannot lock /etc/passwd; try again later

I run a shell script (Centos 6.7) from jenkins containing this command, in order import root environment: env -i `cat /home/admin/root_environment.sh` /home/admin/create_user.sh The ...
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vsftpd: file_open_mode versus local_umask

I want to set my vsftpd configure for an specific virtual user to create files with the following permissions: rw-r----- but I'm having a hard time deciding what bits should go to file_open_mode ...
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mysqld: Can't create/write to file '/home/mysqltmp/ibXXX' Permission denied

My main volume is a 20GB SSD disk mounted on /. I have a 4TB HDD mounted in /home. So to save space I want to set the mysql temporary directory to /home/mysqltmp. However when I set to this directory ...
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Server Permissions allowed hacker to execute scripts [closed]

I got hacked yesterday, and for some reason i think this thing I've been doing on my servers over and over might have some disadvantages, Might this question be deprecated but i need simple answer as ...
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PHP FastCgi running as IUSR instead of IIS APPPOOL/xxx

An IIS website is run via an Application Pool which has its Identity advanced property set to ApplicationPoolIdentity. The website runs PHP scripts via a FastCGI handler. These scripts try to write to ...
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Almost every administrative action is prevented with “access denied” on a Windows Server 2008 R2

On a Server 2008 R2 (member of a domain but not a domain controller) we suddenly can't perform any administrative task. Every action (like net stop ..., whoami, ...) is denied with an access denied ...
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Assign group permissions on folders using Powershell via CSV

we are working on a new Permission Concept. We created different Security Groups,depending on the Department. For example: Finance_List, Finance_Read, Finance_ReadWrite Controlling_List, ...
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MQ 9.1 - PAM [Authentication failure]

for QMGR Authentication we use PAM (Websphere MQ 9.1 on Linux CONNAUTH(USE.PAM) all relevant users are in the local usergroup "mqm". That works fine for all but one user. i get the following errors ...
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vsftpd: local users are pam users

I'm a bit confused about the difference regarding vsftpd configuration between local users and virtual users. From the point of view of vsftpd, it doesn't know if a user is a local user or a virtual ...
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Permissions needed for a Windows 7 standard user to retrieve user list from Samba and set permissions on server share

I have a Samba 4.5.12 server on Debian 9 that is configured with extended attributes for enabling Windows clients to set permissions on folders with the standard Windows dialogs. I have a one on one ...
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How can I delete an inaccessible folder on Windows 10?

I have a folder on one of my hard drives, P:\csharp\aperture\keystone\src\Keystone, which I want to delete but cannot. I have tried numerous different ways to change/reset permissions and I still ...
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How does one grant an application exclusive access to the Windows registry?

My company uses a line-of-business application with a peculiar requirement. This software's purpose is to manage data collected by a personnel electrostatic discharge test machine (i.e., poll the ...
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How to allow a user to gain access to Ec2 user with a different PEM key

I currently have an EC2 machine that I access using my PEM key. The PEM key i use is shared across different EC2 instances. I now want to add an extra user and I would like to give that user a ...
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File Permissions have Question Marks? How did this happen? How to scan for them?

I have a bunch of files that are messing up my backup system (via rsync). The permissions are all question marks. How does this happen? How do I find them / scan for them? This partially breaks my ...
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Restricting a users access in a group to certain folders within that group

How do I limit a users access to certain folders within a group? Example- if the user is added to the 'potato' group, and there are 10 folders in that group. Is it possible to limit his access to 2 ...
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Can't Write to Public Files but Permissions Appear Fine

Originally asked on Drupal Stack Exchange but opening up since it may be a general Linux/Apache issue. Need the internet to confirm my sanity. On a Drupal 7 site it's saying "The directory sites/...
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Failed at step EXEC spawning… Permission denied

I have read alot about this but still not sure why this is not working. as far as I know all dirs have the right permission and even with everything being 777 I still get permission denied when trying ...
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.htaccess allow access to directory only from server behind cloudflare

Server A is hidden behind cloudflare, and wishes to connect to ServerB and access a specific directory secret_dir. The directory needs to be unavailable for all other ip's connecting to the server. I ...
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How to allow a user account to access the Windows key store

I have an application that loads a private key into a CngKey class using this C# code: var privateKey = CngKey.Import(privateKeyBytes, CngKeyBlobFormat.Pkcs8PrivateBlob); It works fine locally, but ...
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How to deny php files and allow some with Nginx?

I use on my site Drupal 8, the library "shariff-backend-php". https://github.com/heiseonline/shariff-backend-php When my server was on Apache, I had to add to my htaccess file the following line, ...
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Unable to protect shared folders

I have a folder called ‘scanned’ that is shared. Share permissions full access for everyone. Folder security is full access for everyone. I created user folders under scanned. Each sub folder has ...
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Unable to create tasks in Windows task scheduler - Permission denied

I have few servers facing same problem- I am unable to create task scheduler jobs. The problem seems to be exactly same as this and this. However, I have checked group policies, and made sure that ...
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Unable to access organisations's IAM and audit logs pages in Google Cloud

I have been granted the "Security reviewer" role for my organization on Google Cloud Platform. Accorind to this page (https://cloud.google.com/iam/docs/understanding-roles#iam-roles) security reviewer ...
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Directory and subdirectory user access without changing ownership or group

I have a directory with lots of subdirectories. For reasons, I can't change the owner or group of this directory or it's subdirectories. I need to have a user that can access some of the ...