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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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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 ...
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Proftpd default to anonymous on failed login

Is there a way to allow users to access ftp anonymously if their login fails or just totally ignore their credentials? Anonymous configuration is already setup, and I'd like to just force anonymous ...
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Customize permissions for sftp under pureftpd

I have an Ubuntu Server 18.04.1 LTS running Pure-Ftpd (installed from ubuntu repos). I need to change file and directory permission to - respectively - 664 (default is 644) and 775 (this is default). ...
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403 Forbidden on files within symbolic link

I have a Laravel app hosted on Linux through GoDaddy. My directory root is 'public_html/public' I store my files in 'public_html/site/storage/app/public' Laravel recommends a symbolic link from the ...
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Export/Import Registry ACLs

Is it possible to export/import Windows registry ACLs? How might one go about doing so? A normal registry export does not include the ACLs. (I'm referring to the permissions that can be set on ...
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sql server 2016 create trigger to grant permissions to user

I'm trying to create a trigger that will grant alter permissions to the new user in a database. The trigger fires, but the error message received is "Could not find stored procedure 'GRANT ALTER ON ...
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Unable to change folder permissions in server 2012r2

I am unable to change ownership of a folder as the 'Change' button is grayed out. When you rightclick on the file and select the 'Security' tab and click on 'Advanced...', it says: Owner: Unable to ...
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Internal Server Error after installing LetsEncrypt SSL certificate and uninstalling it again

Following the directions given here, I tried to install a LetsEncrypt certificate on my Ubuntu 14.04 apache virtual private server with SSH (root) like this: apt-get install certbot python-certbot-...
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Permission denied when using scp, but able to ssh

I'm trying to copy a file from my local desktop to a remote server. Yes - the remote directory I want to copy to is set to chmod 777 Yes - the server is password protected, and I am sure I have the ...
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In Glassfish 4.1 is it possible to setup a deploy user which has less than asadmin permissions?

We are looking to centralise deployment of WAR files into Glassfish via the asadmin deploy route. I am aware that Glassfish supports autodeploy via folder, but want to manage the context and other ...
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Folder ACLs lockdown. Unable to take ownership

this should be a trivial issue, except this time it isn't. I have a folder on a non-boot drive in a Windows Server 2008 R2 machine which is completely stuck. Using the domain administrator account, ...
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How to Grant Permissions to LocalService account?

I have a Service that should Log into Eventlog via Log4Net. This is not working, because I assume it to lack the permissions. Lately I had the same issue with an IIS App that was run by ...
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Auditing permission changes in Exchange

What's the best way to confirm to an auditor that a change made to any permission in Exchange was actually made by a legitimate admin with an approved change ticket? We were recently asked to ...
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File Share Doesn't Allow Any Higher Permission Than Authenticated Users On Specific Machines

THE SETUP I have a Server with a file share on my Windows Server 2008 R2 server: \SERVER1\SHARE1 I have made myself a domain group called "Share Access". In the NTFS Permissions of the folder I ...
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Invalid file for download generated with PHP and www-data user

I have an amazon ec2 linux instance (ubuntu 18.04). There I installed my web site which is reacheable here. In the website I have a Download button which triggers a PHP that generates some files in /...
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SELinux httpd With custom app

I'm enabling SELinux on a server, and the httpd server (nginx and phusion passenger) is unable to read the app's dir (/home/app), with the following message: #============= httpd_t ============== #!!...
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how to add a dot recursive in file/folders permissions

example of files with there permissions -rwxr-xr-x. 1 root root 659 Jan 4 2018 zookeeper-server-initialize -rwxr-xr-x. 1 root root 649 Jan 4 2018 zookeeper-server-cleanup -rwxr-xr-x. 1 root ...
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“stat” says “permission denied”, even though all the permissions are in place

I have this: ls -al /home/my_user/dir1/dir2/file1.txt -rwxr-xr-x 1 http http 2798 Dec 30 18:18 /home/my_user/dir1/dir2/file1.txt However, I can't stat it: sudo -u http stat /home/my_user/dir1/dir2/...
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Insufficient Permissions to SSH into GCP VM

Good day ladies and gents, I'm having an issue with being able to SSH into a GCP VM due to insufficient permissions. The 'error' is: awesome picture #1 The permissions on my account are: awesome ...
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Cannot access shared folder (samba)

I have a Linux server (Linux1) where I have already configured folders to be shared out. It runs on RHEL 7.2. The configuration of my /etc/samba/smb.conf is as follows: [sharing] path = /home/...
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Duplicity /etc/ backup locked files issue

I am supposed to make System-Backups of the linux servers my employer is running. I tried rsnapshot and settled for duplicity, as it seems to be updated more frequently. I need backups of /etc/, /bin/...
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How to enumerate permissions of users in active directory? [closed]

I am learning AD pentesting and I am looking for a way to enumerate the user's permissions. Note:- Here through permissions I am talking about those permissions which are found in the security tab. ...
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i accidentally changed /var directory permissions on my server

i've been able to fix most of the files permissions, but lately i noticed i can't copy files from server to my local computer. scp kept giving me this error bash: /usr/bin/scp: Permission denied ...
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Folder Redirection: What does the “Also Apply Redirection Policy…” setting do?

When implementing Folder Redirection via Group Policy, there is a checkbox on the Settings tab that says "Also apply redirection policy to Windows 2000, Windows 2000 Server, Windows XP, and Windows ...
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Joining workstations to the domain as a member of Protected Users group (Delegation vs User Rights)

Implementing "Protected Users" and coming across this problem that I couldn't find a solution to anywhere. Cannot join computers to the domain with delegation permissions. Instead "Add workstation to ...
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0x80070005 Access is denied - Group Policy - Printers

We've been running into this error across our network: The user 'NameOfPrinter' preference item in the 'NameOfGroupPolicy' Group Policy Object did not apply because it failed with error code '...
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CIFS chown Permission denied on Docker / Kubernetes

I'm trying to set up Paperless(tried with Plex as well) on my Kubernetes cluster. My media is on an Windows share mounted with CIFS on my nodes //data.domain.net/media /mnt/media cifs credentials=/...
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How to prevent PHP on a virtualhost/website from writing to another virtualhost's/website's directory on the same Apache server?

I want to prevent virtualhost #1 from writing or reading to virtualhost #2 without losing writing access to the www-data at all (because the applications need to write to the directory). My current ...
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AWS set s3 bucket directory access with policy

I'm trying to create a policy on AWS that allows access to specific folders in an s3 bucket. According to the documentation this can be done with the following policy { "Version": "2012-10-17", ...
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Permissions for a webhook under NGINX

Here is what I have on an Ubuntu Server 16.04 LTS: I'm hosting a static website (build using https://gohugo.io/) on a private github repo I created a Webhook.php on my Webserver that is called by ...
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Setting 'Run-Protect-Admin-Groups-Task' Extended Right

I modified the security settings on the AdminSDHolder object in my domain and takes a very long time to propagate the settings to my admin users. I tried run runProtectAdminGroupsTask manually, but ...
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give apache ID permissions to list and CRUD files as OS users

I wasn't sure if this question belongs here or on SO. I can move it there if needed. In any decent Apache configuration, Apache will run as its own ID; www-data for example. And this ID will not have ...
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Removing Domain Users group from Local Users group best practice

Is there any reason, assuming all users with logon\service\batch access are added to either to the "Local Users" or "Local Administrators" groups, That the "Domain Users" group can't be removed from ...
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Dovecot permission error creating inbox

I have a new Dovecot installation, with dovecot daemon running as root (according to ps). My 10-mail.conf contains mail_location = mbox:/data/mail:INBOX=/data/mail/%d/%n mail_privileged_group = ...
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Why am I missing /var/run/sshd after every boot?

I'm running a Ubuntu 16.04 container under Proxmox 5.2-11. After applying the latest round of patches1 I'm unable to login at the console or over ssh. I mounted the container root FS on the ...
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/var/log/cron.log returning CRON[PID]: Permission denied for domain joined account

I'm trying to get a cron job to run, but not as root. Within the context of the user (domainuser@contoso.com), here are the outputs of the crontab and cron.log: Output of crontab -l # Edit this ...
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Puma + Nginx permission denied on files that don't exist

Getting an error in the nginx logs: [error] 6193#6193: *1 open() "/home/ubuntu/app/assets/bootstrap.min-2e2a039f4eb020ba4438b6e2ad6a83748c14257a60f68facd2d72df75c452969.css" failed (13: Permission ...
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get write, read, execute permission of a folder to a user

In an ubuntu server 18.04, I have 2 users: userA and userB. There is a folder /home/userA/data I am going to get read, write, execute access of data to userB. unfortunately the command chown userB ...
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How can I disallow access to a specific ip within a LAN?

My Network topology looks like this: PC1------- PC2-------Switch--------Router-PT PC3-------2960-24 PC4------- What I try to accomplish is: No PC is allowed to ping PC3, but PC3 is allowed to ping ...
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Premissions needed to launch COM as “The launching user” identity?

Solved: added full control over C:\Program Files\Application folder to group containing "The launching user". Using dcomcnfg I can configure a application identity, when launched from another ...
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Azure Container Instance Mount point permissions

I am having some problems with a website that I am running on Azure Container Instances. I've got a wordpress docker image pulling from a private azure container registry, and I'm mounting a file ...
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Write permission on file is NOT granted when used by postfix

I have to change my working platform from Ubuntu to Centos7. My script is working fine on Ubuntu but not yet on Centos. My script is supposed to update the /tmp/CheckAccessRight.log file, when the ...
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Centos7 Samba can't write subdirectories via GVFS

I have a really strange problem with Samba running on Centos 7. I have some anonymous shares that are writeable by everyone. Usually I access these shares from a) windows pc's that are being ...
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Mounting a cifs share dir_mode and file_mode are being ignored

I have an Ubuntu Server that is trying to mount a Windows Server shared folder. Firstly, what I'm trying to do here is mount the share as the person in the credentials file and all actions take place ...
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Zentyal 3.3 to 5.1 upgrade. Cannot access samba shares from windows

We recently upgraded our Zentyal 3.3 server to 5.1 It was an upgrade process via software updates menu. The samba version were 4.1.3 and now it's 4.6.7 After the upgrade I noticed that nobody can ...
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internal-sftp on chroot jail disconnects with status 1?

Server: Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS SSHD: OpenSSH_7.6p1 Ubuntu-4, OpenSSL 1.0.2n I have created a test user sftpuser and sftp group to try logging in through a WinSCP client, as a start. In sshd_config I ...
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mount GCPs buckets with write access

I can successfully mount my bucket using the following command sudo mount -t gcsfuse -o rw,noauto,user,implicit_dirs,allow_other fakebucket thebucket/ I can go into the bucket find the subfolders ...
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Creating an S3 Bucket with Only Public Read and Download Permissions

I am trying to setup an S3 Bucket that has public read and download permissions, but not public upload. I have the following permissions in the "Access Control List" And Bucket Policy which allows ...
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Setting recursive permissions: how to increase performance?

We have a huge directory tree, many levels deep and with a (very) large number of small files at each level. From time to time we have large file data changes where parts of the tree are replaced and ...