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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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Granting privileges for a user doesn't appear to apply even after flushing

I'm working on creating a test system and need to grant a user remote database access. I'm doing this with the following: mysql> SHOW GRANTS for codingo; ERROR 1141 (42000): There is no such grant ...
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Server Permissions Error

I'm running a Wordpress install in a Vultr server however whenever I try and upload a theme within the Wordpress admin I'm presented with the error "To perform the requested action, WordPress needs to ...
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How to modify permissions with FileACL wfor two users

I need to apply permissions to files and folders with Fileacl for two users. This is an example of one user: FILEACL "C:\MyDocuments2\Web" /S "%MachineName%\ASPNET":RrRaRepWwAWaWeX /S "CREATOR OWNER"...
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Get-WinEvent: unauthorized errors while filtering by ProviderName

I'm using PowerShell (Get-WinEvent) to get the restarts from a server and I'm getting an unauthorized error only while applying the "ProviderName" filter: $logNames = @("Application","System") $...
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Windows - Restrict ability to run application to one service account

I've been asked to write a script that enters information from one application into another - and I've done it using a combination of Python, Selenium and Firefox (it's a temporary measure before a ...
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How to make UAC ask for username and password every time?

if i start a CMD with elevated rights the UAC asks for the password of my current user, which is only a normal user. So i need to switch the user under "weitere Optionen" (more choices) If i start a ...
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Why can users delete files on Samba share when they apparently don't have permission to do so?

I'm trying to wrap my head around file permissions on a Samba share and the following puzzles me why both user1 and user2 can delete each others files even though they don't seem to have the ...
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Home directory permissions in linux with public_html folder and alpine mail [migrated]

Strangely enough, I haven't found a satisfactory answer to this question. I need to set up proper permissions for my university server home directory: public access to the public_html/ sub-folder of ...
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Freebsd shutdown privileges

I need to create a user and deny them permission to turn off the machine. DO SOMEONE KNOW HOW TO CHANGE THE PERMISSIONS OF A NORMAL USER TO NOT ALLOW ME TO TURN OFF?
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Samba permissions x VPN

I have a problem with my samba shares over VPN. In local network, everything works fine. Samba uses ACLs permissions from my Domain Controller (Server2008) and subfolders are setting with 770 ...
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ec2 ssh Permission denied (publickey)

Two days ago, I tried to connect to the server with ssh as usual. But I got a connection refused error. I've tried a lot of solutions. As in this youtube video (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=...
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What is the minimum action required in order to have access to a newly authorized server folder

I hope I'm at the right place (right stack exchange website). If not please tell me the right one. I got new rights on a folder on a Windows server by being added to Active Directory Group for which ...
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How does gnome packagekit handle user permissions?

I've told my Centos 7 server to install some software (tracker-1.10.5-6.el7) via the GUI, which I THINK is the application gnome-packagekit. But ticking the boxes and selecting apply, doesn't seem to ...
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execute permissions in www/html, acls, and files versus directories

for web development, apache2 on debian buster sets acls on /var/www/html > getfacl /var/www/html getfacl: Removing leading '/' from absolute path names # file: var/www/html # owner: www-data # ...
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IIS AD Permissions

We need the ability to run a script to restart the app pool of the specific IIS 7 site (Windows 2008) from a Windows 10 machine. We have a script, however, we need to use a service account to run the ...
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Granting OU-limited read AND write admin privileges to On-Premises Exchange Server 2016

I've successfully created a limited Management role, and assigned a user to it, that allows a junior admin only two things via the ECP web page: -- Reset passwords in a particular Org Unit -- Create ...
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Script to apply permissions to a folder structure and exclude one folder

I need your help to modify this command according to my requirement if that is technically possible. Here is the structure \Server\Parent\UserA\unix \Server\Parent\UserB\unix \Server\Parent\UserC\...
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Permissions required for service account running Azure On-premise data gateway

I have an On-Premise Data Gateway connected to an Azure Data Gateway. It is being used to expose data for reporting. For the installation and our POC I used a local admin account on the on-premise ...
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Why is group policy for setting default printer being run as SYSTEM when 'Run in logged-on user's security context' is selected?

I have taken over administration of a 2008 r2 domain where there were two group policies for creating network printer shares on domain user logon: GPO1 to map network printers: GPO > User ...
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Force Ansible to log off to refresh user groups

I'm setting up a server with Ansible and Docker. I'm currently learning both technologies, so please bear with me if I'm being overly stupid here. In order to run run Docker commands, the user has to ...
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Files created on samba share by Windows users have incorrect permissions

I've set up an internal samba share that anyone in our company can access without authentication. I've set up smb.conf to force the user and group, but every file created is instead owned by systemd-...
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Offline files fail with “Access Denied” but only by MS Office apps

I have a Win10 computer on a domain. It can access all files/folders on a server share fine when online. I have marked a subfolder for offline use on the laptop, and synced. I can browse the ...
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You don't have permission to access when to set two name-based web sites on a single IP address in apache [duplicate]

Apache was installed on my debian,i want to bind two domain name with different directroy. cat /etc/hosts 127.0.0.1 hwy.local www.hwy.local test.app www.test.app Two domain name all binded ...
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Changing user Apache is running as on Windows

Our Apache installation is currently running as the default LocalSystem account on a windows server. We need to give Apache read and write access to a directory on a network share and as LocalSystem ...
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Unable to run EXE file from network share

I have several user machines that are unable to run EXE files from certain network shares. I have verified all NTFS and Share permissions (screenshot below). It doesn't matter if I double click, or ...
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Nginx giving 403 errors for some files

I installed a LEMP stack on an Amazon ec2 server. I'm not familiar with nginx - this is purposely a learning experience for me. Unfortunately I messed something up somewhere along the way, and certain ...
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You don't have permission to access /nagios/ on this server

I've done a default install of nagioscore-nagios-4.4.1 including the web server. I CAN attach to the webserver via elinks http://127.0.0.1/nagios/ But I CAN NOT attach via the servers external IP ...
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Permissions with sshfs to host from docker container (with -v mounted dirs)

I have to create NAS docker image which will be administrated for: Mount a lot of remote dirs into this container (via docker possibilities). Add users with different permissions to different ...
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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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Administrator only for Family and Safety in Windows 8.1

I've been tasked with setting time limits on a row of computers used by students running Windows 8.1 that are not part of an Active Directory domain. I tried the Family and Safety feature which ...
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Jenkins Slave installed as service on Windows Server no admin rights

I installed a jenkins slave version 2.107.2 on a Windows Server 2012 R2. Master is a Linux Debian server. I'm trying to install this slave as a windows service and encounter a problem with the ...
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How to remotly validate an installation for a basic user?

We have 10 PC on the network and we don't have ActiveDirectory. Actually, every time than a user (they aren't admin on their computer) want to install a software, I use TeamViewer to access the ...
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Wrong file owner on webserver but how?

OS: CentOS 7.1 Applications: NginX: 1.14.0 PHP-FPM: 7.1.17 I have a webserver that has NginX and PHP-FPM running. Both applications are running by the user nginx. However, when my Laravel ...
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Sharing symbolic links on networked drive - is not accessible due permissions

We have several windows servers 2012 R2. And a file server provided by a third party, which provides a volume available thru CIFS/SMB. I want create symbolic folder on win server to "file server" and ...
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Set permissions to a program instead of a user

I am wondering if I can set permissions to allow a program (I am writing) to access a file (. mdb file on a shared network drive), but the user who is running this program does not have permissions to ...
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Can you disable su for certain users logged in via ssh?

Basically, I'm running a Mac Mini as a server, and I'm trying to close some security holes. My server has 3 users: admin, git, and server. Each user has public key authentication enabled, while only ...
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Samba4: ACLs inheritance: owner group will be changed to “domain users” in new created files/dirs

Samba Version 4.3.11 on Ubuntu Xenial server (16.04) In smb.conf I have: Server role: ROLE_DOMAIN_MEMBER [global] ... inherit permissions = Yes inherit acls = Yes # I needed this due to ...
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Linux: add an sftp user who can only access a web root subdirectory (not their home folder)

I see a lot of instructions on how to create an SFTP user and jail them to the /home/username directory. However, I want an SFTP user to only access a directory like this: /var/www/html/website.com/...
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Moodle (elearning) update with no access to rewrite files

SHORT VERSION: I need to keep bitnami user permissions on files on the first screenshot and add the write permissions to user daemon. LONG VERSION: Hi, I'm trying to update Moodle elearning system's ...
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Permissions required for MSStorageDriver_FailurePredictStatus in check_wmi_plus.pl

I've been trying to configure S.M.A.R.T monitoring for one of my computers through the checksmart command in the check_wmi_plus.pl plugin for Nagios XI. I've followed Nagios XI's guide for creating ...
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Write permission error in /tmp in python call to MySQL on Centos 7

I have a python (3.6 anaconda distribution) scrip on Centos 7 which at some point executes a simple query of the following structure import MySQLdb cursor = cnn.cursor() # cnn is the open ...
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Zabbix Agent unable to read /var/log/messages

So I am trying to monitor the logs of a VM running Centos 7. Specifically the one giving problems is /var/log/messages. I have changed both the group ownership of the file ( made the pertaining change ...
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How to allow nginx to write to a folder owned not by www-data

On Debian 8: I used "ChrootDirectory" to jail a user fileuploader to upload files to /var/www/public now the uploaded files and folders have the ownership fileuploader:fileuploader. Now I serve these ...
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Windows server 2016 {Access Denied} A process has requested access to an object, but has not been granted those access rights

I'm running some selenium c# chrome driver test with the latest version of chrome driver and chrome. On my desktop Windows 10 PC it works fine, however, in production Windows server 2016 I'm getting ...
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NFS mount Permission denied

I created a user and a group with the same uid and gid on the NFS server and the NFS client side. The export on the server side looks like this: /volume1/nextcloud *(rw,async,no_wdelay,...
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Let www-data run an expect script that runs a program requiring root

Confusing subject elaborated: I have a SoftEther VPN server and have developed an expect script to automate account usage reporting, etc. This is run via a script called query.sh with shebang #!/bin/...
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Restart or reload Apache as “www-data” user

I have a webhook script written in Python on my Debian/Apache2.4 server, so that it runs a deploy .sh script when pushing on GitHub. So, the script is executed by standard Apache user "www-data". My ...
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write permissions in mounted dir to apache user

Sorry for maybe silly/basic question... I have directory /var/www/html/logs. From /var to html owner:group is root:root and permissions are drwxr-xr-x. But "logs" dir has apache:apache and drwxrwxr--....
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AWS - custom deny message

Sometime AWS policies evaluate to an authorization deny message, however, our employees don't always understand the reason why. In that cases, displaying a custom message would help a lot. For ...
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How to make the users of a Custom Group see the folders and files inside a folder, and not be able to open the files?

I need to give permissions to a Custom Group in Active Directory in such a way that the users of that group are able to see the folders and files that are present in the folder, but are not able to ...