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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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Why does Mac say "Operation not permitted" when I chown a file on FreeNAS mounted via AFP?

I am trying to back up the working files on my Macintosh to a NAS server. The server runs FreeNAS software. I mount the server over AFP (Apple Filing Protocol). The server runs Netatalk software which ...
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Group Creation Function

I have Created a Linux function that will create developers, my requirement is to take the developer's first name and create a linux user and development environment. It should run something like the ...
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WinServer2016 - Access Denied when adding or changing a GPO

I have inherited a network whose GPOs are damaged, the SYSVOL folder shows signs of tampering with the NTFS permissions and folder structure manually, and I am unable to add/edit any GPOs, I receive ...
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GPO and SYSVOL reset

We inherited a network with badly damaged GPOs across 3 DC's (all WinServ 2016). We receive an "Access Denied" error when using GPOs, and the permissions of the SYSVOL folder show signs of ...
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Downgrade Rights with Windows Server 2019 Standard RETAIL (FFP) Licensed edition [duplicate]

According to the actual RETAIL Full-Package Product (FPP) licensing EULA both online and on disk (C:\Windows\System32\License.rtf) from recent installs I have (Activated and Licensed) of Windows ...
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Linux bash way for unprivileged user to take ownership of contents of only one particular directory?

I want a particular user to recursively change owner and group of all the contents of a particular directory, and only that directory. The directory is a kind of "inbox", where a service ...
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Encrypt SVN issue

could anyone advise how to encrypt SVN , Plan to encrypt or disable the SVN from asking if unencrypted passwords should be stored? We never want a user to be able to do that. Would encrypting the ...
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Given the permission to the directory via "setfacl", yet nginx will get "permission denied". Why?

(1) nginx is run as "http": $ sudo ps aux| grep nginx root 10932 0.0 0.1 22264 1340 ? Ss 18:27 0:00 nginx: master process /usr/bin/nginx -g pid /run/nginx.pid; error_log ...
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Httpd Directory read permissions only issue

In my scenario ,I need the 'httpd' directory in '/var/log/' to be readable by the users in 'devs' group (Amazon Linux 2) Could anyone guide me how to accomplish this? We have a few developers who ...
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Unable to find user account to set permissions for private key

I'm trying to set up a security certificate for a sql server. According to the documentation, I need to set up the permissions so that the sql server instance can read the private key. I tried setting ...
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Docker container dosnt see new group that I added

I have my user theuser who belongs to the groups docker and systemd-coredump. When I login via ssh I can see via the groups command that I do indeed have the systemd-coredump group. The strange thing ...
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Service Account Permissions for Task Scheduler READ

I have a PowerShell script I've written to do a comparison of Scheduled Tasks between two nodes of our application server cluster. It uses this code to query the tasks from a given server... function ...
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OpenVPN server - does dropping previleges affect accessing files at runtime?

In OpenVPN's hardening article, it is recommended that the server daemon drop its privileges after startup on Linux: OpenVPN has been very carefully designed to allow root privileges to be dropped ...
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Active Directory integration with Linux File System using Python

We have an Active Directory setup. We have a bunch of Linux servers where we create a folders/directory where we need to give only Users in specific AD groups permissions. How do we create directories ...
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Forbidden ... denying access to be safe [closed]

Total n00b here. I'm running a LAMP stack using Raspbian OS on a Raspberry Pi 4 Model B. I tried googling around, but I couldn't find a thread that matched my issue. My jenga tower seemed pretty ...
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What prevents `nobody` user from listing a directory that it owns?

This is all in an LXC container and I'm logged in as nobody user. $ whoami nobody $ ls /share ls: cannot open directory '/share': Permission denied $ ls -lha / | grep share drwxrws--- 9 nobody ...
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What is this "phantom" group?

My LXC container mounts a NAS on /share. $ ls -lha / ... drwxrws--- 8 nobody 4000 153 Mar 21 16:22 share ... Since I cannot login as nobody user, I tried to make myself a member of the 4000 ...
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How can I safely stop postfix being picky about group permissions of sqlite database?

Background I set up an example postfix server using sqlite to store the aliases and mailbox details, (so that they could be updated live and have a single source of truth being the database.) I have ...
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User granted creator owner permissions on files/folders he creates

We're trying to eliminate the creator owner permission from our shared files in a Windows Server 2016 DFS environment. We have removed the creator owner permission from shared folders, but when users ...
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How to add sticky bits via puppet?

I would like to make sure the files that get added to a certain directory inherits the parent directory's permission and that permission never changes. I guess it's called sticky bit but cannot find a ...
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Why is Docker volume world-writable if set to /tmp?

For the context : docker --version Docker version 20.10.7, build 20.10.7-0ubuntu5~20.04.2 test 1 : volume is /myvolume Here's my Dockerfile FROM alpine:latest USER 1000:1000 VOLUME /myvolume and ...
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Azure AD User Permission management without intune

At my current businsees we have Azure AD but we are not paying for intune. I have noticied that some users are able to install programs and others are not. I have checked to see what roles some of the ...
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SFTP user with web server files access

I have a php website which is running on Nginx on Ubuntu using the www-data user. I want to add SFTP only access (using ssh key) to a new user, having access to the /var/www/websites/company I've ...
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Wrong OWNER USER on folder/file: docker run -v <host_path_dir_file>:<docker_some_path_dir_file>/ not working for user defined in Dockerfile

Host OS: Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server release 7.9 (Maipo) Guest OS i.e. a Docker container running: OpenSuse 15.2 Docker Version (on Host): Docker version 19.03.5, build 633a0ea On host, when I git ...
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apache2 broken with permission

Version Linux 4.15.0-76-generic Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS the beginning of the problem I checked the update error of apache during the apt-get upgrade process in the virtual server (cloudit). First Message .....
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PDFTron - Permissions Issue Despite User being Admin

Hi, Hoping there's some PDFTron guru's out here that may be able to help. I'm getting the attached error from PDFTron when it tries to convert any document to PDF, including the Windows Test Print (...
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Unable to serve static files using Nginx server (Nginx Error 403 Forbidden)

I have Nginx 1.18.0 installed on Ubuntu 20.04. I am trying to serve (many) custom HTML files via Nginx. The HTML files contain animation of online images and mapping. Some HTML files also have ...
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GCP: How to delete project that is assigned to "No Organisation"

I have been using Google cloud services for a few simple things over the years. Recently I've started to explore using GCP for learning about AI and I'm trying to get my projects in order. For some ...
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Prevent Apache from writing to a file

I have a website based on a CMS, running on Apache 2.4/PHP7.4. The CMS has an admin interface and changes you make there are written to config files inside the web root (/var/www/html/...). As a crude ...
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Permissions Numbers Linux

Going through with permissions and understanding permissions, I understand thats the 3 is not part of the owner, group, other. I also know that 7 is the highest permission for those three sets, what ...
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Can SQL Server Users have limited read only in SSMS and read-write in the .net application?

Our software requires the business users (of the software) to have read and write access to the database (MS SQL Server). The users are added to an active directory group with this SQL permission. The ...
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Nginx php-fpm 1 of 3 pools not working: returns stat() failed (13: Permission denied)

I have nginx with 3 pools for php7.4-fpm - one for each of 3 users on the system as they have their own apps and files. The setup of all 3 is completely identical, but the recently added one has some ...
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Linux: Reserving a loopback port to a user with no authentication. Is this possible?

I want the user who starts the listening process on the port on the loopback interface to be the only user who can connect to this port. Reserving the port. No authentication. I want other users to be ...
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Can I rely on the 701 permissions to prevent users within the same group from messing with each other's data?

Some time ago I've learned that assigning all users to the same group and setting 701 to their home directories prevents them from messing with each other's data, yet lets a system program, such as a ...
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Trying to understand IIS permissions

I'm trying to understand how IIS permissions works because I had a weird scenario today.. So one of the developers installed IIS 10 on the server and created a site under C:\WebSites\Site1 Now, that ...
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NTFS file owner is able to delete a file with read permission [closed]

I have a file on NTFS partition, and I'm the owner of this file . I have the read permission only on this file and no other permissions are set. I tried to delete the file thinking it will show "...
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On Chrome OS in dev mode: mount with exec permission

I'm trying to use a Chromebox as a tiny server. I'm using Linux through Crostini to host the server application. It really seemed like a good idea. Currently, I'm trying not to replace the whole ...
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Folder created in terminal does not give access to control panel user [closed]

I have made a script which creates a folder (website) in the public path of a website that belongs to a website control panel (CyberPanel): mkdir /home/example.com/website/ But this command does not ...
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NFS server disrespects anonuid, anongid

I exported an NFS share from a server and mounted it from a client. I got permission denied errors when I tried to access it, wondered why. Made the export world-writable, created a file there, and it ...
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R/W Permission Kubernetes over NFS

I have kubernetes pod with a PHP & Nginx containers , mounting an NFS share v4.1, as /var/www/html/"webcontent" When I access the application from browser throws the error "You ...
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Questions about running postgres as Docker Container. 1. TimeZone, 2. global.stat

I'm been running postgres as a Docker Container for quite awhile. Initially, the TZ and PGTZ were not set, so I think it was defaulting to UTC. On my dev system I tried the following in docker-...
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Why won't exchange authenticate user in admin role?

I have a java spring boot application that I authenticate through our exchange servers. The from address included in the email is the same address associated with the authenticated user. When I point ...
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User cannot enter his group's directory despite the directory having the correct permissions and the user being in the proper group

I have a directory called /workspace that looks like this: [root@machine workspace]# ls -al total 7 drwxr-s---. 7 root workspace 4651468242 Nov 16 14:41 . dr-xr-xr-x. 22 root root 4096 Nov ...
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Confused about how to manipulate GCS bucket/object permissions

On my laptop I have a directory which contains a subdirectory, which in turn contains a bunch of HTML files. It looks like this: % ls -lR 2000-09 2000-09: total 12 drwxrwxr-x 2 skip skip 12288 Nov 18 ...
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can't write to dockerized samba server share from windows 10 machine

Hi so I am in the process of setting up a dockerized samba server and for the most part it's setup however I can't/don't have permission to write to the server from a windows 10 machine. I tried ...
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CentOS8 Stream - what is security context in files permissions and how it can affect access?

I did install some of my aspnet core apps on Linux before using CentOS8. This time I used CentOS8-Stream. I dont know if that contributes to the issue. The facts: I could not make apache use ...
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Apache mod_userdir and php permissions

I have a setup with many users, who can host their personal webpage (served by apache via mod_userdir), located under public_html in their homes. php support is also enabled in apache. At the moment I ...
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NFS mount a user cannot write gets permission denied. Gid, UID match and am not using all_squash

Both server and client are cent os 7.0 My data VM has a exports file: /data 10.75.0.0/24(rw,sync,no_subtree_check) 10.50.1.0/24(rw,sync,no_subtree_check,no_root_squash) My client has a fstab: 10....
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Outlook Calendar can display details but scheduling assistant can't even show free/busy after EXO migration

While all our end user mailboxes are still on our on-prem Exchange 2016 environment, I have moved a few room mailboxes to EXO. When I view these mailboxes in the calendar view in Outlook, I can see ...
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Access denied to folder even though Domain Admins have Full Control

I'm setting up a testing environment for permissions and I'm trying to understand what's going on here. I have a Windows Server 2016 where my admin account used for testing is both a member of the ...
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