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Vagrant + Docker: sync folder permision

all! I use Vagrant to manage a Ubuntu-14.04 docker. I have a sync shared folder name: common (create by my personal user in host) config.vm.synced_folder "common", "/common" The ...
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Error while transferring file permissions

I ran into a problem, wrote a script that compresses pdf files through a program and transfers rights to a new file by copying from the old one to differentiate access to new files. Here is the part ...
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How to allow user to run only specific binaries

I'm adding user logviewer with /sbin/nologin/ and to my system. My custom service is running eg. sudo -u logviewer less --follow-name /var/log/messages. But still there are ways to run other command ...
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vsftpd : permission denied

Running on debian10 My website : /home/mysite.com drwxr-xr-x 16 www-data www-data I added a new user with adduser alex Content of /etc/vsftpd.conf nano /etc/vsftpd.conf listen=YES listen_ipv6=NO ...
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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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SQL Developer queries are very slow if I am not connected as sys

I want to run my PL/SQL Queries on SQL Developer and created a new user connection. But if I run: set serveroutput on size unlimited; begin dbms_output.put_line('Hello Oracle.'); end; / clear ...
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Periodically audit file permissions for mistaken leaks

I'm looking for a way to periodically check a file system tree for permissions that have been set incorrectly. The context is: this is in an academic compute environment, with students, researchers ...
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Ubuntu - restrict user permissions to execute scripts

I need some users in my Ubuntu box to only be able to run some Python scripts, which are located in /home/ubuntu/scripts I have created users with rbash and symlinked a simple bash script to the ...
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Task bar icons context menus won't open unless explorer.exe is run with admin rights

I have a Windows 10 computer which recently began to fail to open right-click context menus on taskbar items. The search box also has odd behavior, it blacks out until you enter something in it and ...
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Prevent user from seeing list of other user's home dir

I want to prevent a user from seeing a list of home directory(of other users). By default, a user can not access other user's home dir but can find another user's home dir like below: [opc@instance-...
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Files permission missing after upgrade

I'm having the next issue. I have a shared directory "/home/shared/users" with more users (let's say like an example user1 user2 ) Here in /home/shared/users an script generate files (let'...
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Nested AD Groups RDP permission not applying to new Windows Server 2019 VM

Similar Issue with no responses: Nested AD groups working in local computer groups, but certain servers fail to allow RDP? I am only new to this environment and the person I took this over from also ...
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Powershell - Status "Installed(pending removal)" when running Remove-Appxpackage

I'm developing application uninstaller using Powershell. I using 2 commands: Uninstall for all users (using -AllUser): Get-AppxPackage -AllUsers <PackageName> | Remove-AppxPackage -AllUsers ...
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TACACS+ Ubuntu client vm authentication

I have a TACACS+ server and an Ubuntu 20.04 vm client. I downloaded the package libpam-tacplus and did steps 7 and 8 from this answer. If the user exists on the vm I can successfully use the TACACS+ ...
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FTP retrieve user home directory from an admin connection

I'm implementing a cleanup of old files on SFTP server. I have a user named admin who has full access rights on the FTP. I would like to know if it's possible to retrieve the home directory for ...
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getting error while trying ro rsync contents that live inside /etc directory

I am making a cron job on my server node that uses haproxy base concated cert file from letsencrypt. however when I am at home I have same dns pointing to the home server which is actually hosting the ...
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Scope down the access permissions to particular groups and user attributes of an Azure App (using Graph API)

We are going to sync our users to a third party via their Azure app (using Graph API). The Azure app requests permissions for Group.Read.All, User.Read.All. Although they promise to query only ...
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bulk removing direct access to a folder via PowerShell ACL

On a number of the servers where I work the share folder permissions have become cluttered with direct permissions for some of our techs due to them needing to take ownership. I have figured out how ...
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Restrict users from saving on their Desktop and saving on a specific folder

Restrict users from saving on their Desktop and saving on a specific folder I want to restrict my users to save files on their desktop and on a specific folder like (C:\Users\user_name\Desktop\Desktop ...
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You don't currently have permission to access this folder. Windows 10 User Authentication Error Dialog Box [closed]

I recently was given Admin rights on my machine at work. Unfortunately, when I am going through the directory structure I kept getting this message box: If I hit continue, I need to change the ...
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After changing user:group the site shows 503 error and even the ipa.ddr.ess:7080 won't let me in; it says "Invalid credentials."

I accidently used this command in the root directory and now the ipa.ddr.ess:7080 won't let me in; it says "Invalid credentials." the command that I used was chown -R www-data:www-data /. ...
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RoboCopy Access Denied, even with SeBackupPrivilege

My account is a member of the Backup Operators group on the domain and I run PowerShell in elevated admin mode. I checked my privileges with whoami /priv and saw SeBackupPrivilege listed (disabled but ...
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Allow to kill mounhelper to all users

I have some machines with kubuntu 20lts, everyday when the machine start and the user's login, smb4k mount shares. But sometimes some shadows didn't mount because mountheper hungs. I need to allow all ...
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The rights to move the computers inside the OU without the ability to delete they from the AD

But... How can I do this? Even if I forbid deleting the computer object directly, the user can still delete the unit. If it is possible to prohibit deleting the computer, then we cannot move from ...
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Get list of AD groups a user is a primary owner of

i would like to get list of AD groups a user is a primary owner of. i have gone through this question already. But its not giving me the attribute/property whether the user is a primary owner of ...
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Allow user/group to start/stop/restart windows service

I have 4 services. All of them are run by an individual user. All 4 users are part of a group I created (ServiceWorkers) which has the Log on as a service user rights assigned. Each service needs to ...
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SMB share, from windows, creates files are owned by administrator and permissions and for Everyone. How to force this to be user who created file?

So I have a smb share setup using unisphere. I can login to my windows machine on the domain and my ad account. I can access the share but when creating a file on the share it shows under security ...
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In a windows domain, if I define the local Administrator group in Restricted Groups, does it remove Domain Admins?

It is my understanding that in a Windows domain, the Domain Admins group is automatically added to the local Administrators group for all domain members. I need to add another domain account to the ...
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User rights somehow not working properly on Ubuntu 16.04

Somehow ubunut 16.04 does not allow me to write to a folder, despite the fact that the user is in the group that has write privileges: $ ll drwxrwxr-x 6 root grafana 4096 Nov 30 17:47 ./ drwxr-xr-x 4 ...
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Running ansible from webserver to manage infrastructure

I have nginx with php app. I have also installed ansible and copied playbooks on this server. What I want to do is run ansible playbooks through webapp. I want to know how to do this safe way. Nginx ...
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AWS organization: What is possible as an admin?

I have a question regarding the possibilities as admin of an organization. The plan is to link an external AWS account of a freelancer to our organization. After some research it turns out that the ...
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Dynamically sharing file/folder between users on the same machine with subdirectory

I have 3000+ local users on my Linux system. I want to set permissions dynamically for folder or files. I came across ACLs (Access Control Lists) when I researched this topic. All users home location ...
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Tomcat file permissions

I have existing version of tomcat7 which installed with default apt-get. which is by default running on its own user "tomcat7" On ubuntu 16. Now I want tomcat9 as well running on same server ...
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Using multiple permit open with Match Groups in sshd_config file in AWS

I have an amazon linux 2 Suppose there is an RDS(oracle) R1, R2 User U1,U2,U3 Group G1,G2 Group G1 has permit open for R1:1521 Group G2 has permit open for R2:1521 U1 is added to Group G1 U2 is added ...
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How to enable file auditing for exchange server V15 folder

So I want to enable auditing on this specific folder V15 located under program files>Microsoft>Exchange server But on the auditing tab I get a Message "you must be an administrator or have ...
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Error 1332 while changing folder permissions with cacls

I want to change the user permissions of the folder C:\Program Files\MyProgram so that every user is allowed to write to that folder. I am able to set the corresponding user rights manually within the ...
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ESXi 6.5.0 create user to log in web UI and start a VM

I need to create an user for vmware that: Can access to ESXi Web ui View all the VM with their state Can start a stopped virtual machine (the vm could change). What I'm looking for ? I want to ...
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Create user that has SFTP access to everything under vhosts, using Plesk [closed]

I have a Centos 7 server running the latest version of Plesk. I want to create a user called all_sftp that has sftp only access to everything under /var/www/vhosts/ I've made the user, chrooted so ...
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How to grant specific page access in IIS .NET Framework

I am trying to grant access to anyone to a specific page in IIS. I have main folder with the .NET Framework website in C# in this folder I have Web.config file which has <authentication mode="...
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Is there any possible way to give an all the services (windows and 3rd party) access to the non admin users?

I am planning to give all the services start /stop access to the users(non-admin) I don't want to give the administrator group access to them. I have a couple of windows servers running with a couple ...
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Since 10 years, did I setup my web server wrong? [closed]

Before story: We had a vserver with a domain around year 2004-2007 with apache. My father was owner and I was learning little bit from his friend (he was doing that stuff). I learned how to use linux ...
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Permission issues in cloudSQL SQL Server (GCP)

I see permission error when i tried to shrink files/db in CloudSQL sql server. I know its a managed service and do not have sa user and super privileges. But is there any similar user like sa (or) ...
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Running a PS as a different user

So I am a real newbie at this and could really use some help. In my company we have user accounts and admin accounts set up for those in my department. We are always logged into our normal user ...
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How to create a very limited linux user

I need a user in my linux machine to execute some commands in .bash_profile. But I don't want this user can have access to sftp, ftp and any other protocols. Also any commands can't be executed except ...
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kernel tunables for non privileged user

How can i permit non privileged user to set kernel tunables within specific limit. For instance to let user set hugepages up to 40 sysctl -w vm.nr_hugepages=40
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How to fix permissions on a linux webserver

Short version : i can't upload images using php and i have no idea how to fix the permissions issue Details : I've been using a vps for around three years now I set it up to run Sendy (a little ...
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GCP AppEngine Permissions

I need to grant a GCP project user permissions so he is able to run cron tasks from the app engine console. I've been looking around and could not find suitable permissions for that. Any tip??
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Difference between PGID/PUID and GID/UID when setting up docker containers

I'm new to Docker and I've seen that some scrips for running containerized software require to specify either of those to match certain user and group. So I was wondering what is the difference ...
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Best practices for docker users on a shared machine

We would like to use docker on the servers of our university. From reading https://docs.docker.com/install/linux/linux-postinstall/#manage-docker-as-a-non-root-user I understand that it is ...
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SeBackupPrivilege, but cannot read all files

I am trying to read full directories independent of the current file-permissions. But even though I do have "SeBackupPrivilege", the following code leads to an "UnauthorizedAccessException". How can ...
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