Most current file systems have methods of administering permissions or access rights to specific users and groups of users. These systems control the ability of the users to view or make changes to the contents of the filesystem.

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Best way to ensure the contents of a directory is always owned by Apache

We have a couple Apache VirtualHosts on a CentOS 7 server, and the PHP sometimes requires the ability to create/edit/delete files and/or folders, so it's important that the permissions always be ...
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Can't delete a folder win 10

I have a folder on my desktop called con. 15/02/2016 11:29 <DIR> con I cannot open it I have tried the following run cmd as administrator kill explorer.exe rmdir con ...
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Trouble writing in mounted Virtual Disk using VMware and Windows 10

I installed Andorid X86 on VMware workstation 12 and dedicated a 8GB virtual disk to it. I know I can't install vmware-tools on it so I was looking for a way to access the files from my host (Windows ...
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Cannot access encrypted file [duplicate]

I have a Window 7 System in a domain, and my user profile is having some issues. That is: I deleted the user "chander"; before deletion of the user I took a full documents backup, and saved it to ...
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Multiple users and a shared volume [duplicate]

I have a linux system (ubuntu 15.10) with multiple users. There is a shared local volume on that system, and every user must have full access to it (read, write, etc). What I tried is to create a ...
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linux redhat why resolve.conf is change

I have a very strange issue in my linux machine - redhat 6.7 version when I update my resolve.conf file as the following: options attempts:2 options timeout:1 search usa.Pe.corp ...
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Disable Narrator.exe in windows 8 and above

The Narrator is one annoying windows feature and i wanted to get rid of it. So i decided to change the file permissions. I took ownership of the Narrator.exe which was located in the Windows System ...
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Advanced Permissions not editable in Windows 10

Windows 10 Version 1511 build 10586.164. From a administrator's user account, when I open the properties of a folder and go to the advanced permissions, the "change permissions" button is gone; if I ...
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Permission: Deny Delete - How to get to Work

There seems to be a lot of half formed and incorrect explanations of how to properly set up permissions to prevent the deletion of a folder and all of its contents. Which is exactly what I am trying ...
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Lubuntu not giving me full admin rights

My school gave me one of their old windows xp computers with lubuntu on it. They didn't give me the password, though, so i just changed it through grub. However, when i go into the terminal i can't ...
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Windows 10 - High level OS folder, taken ownership but still can't modify

Right so I'm trying to delete an empty WindowsApps folder on Windows 10. I've tried taking ownship of the folder. However whenever I try to delete the folder it says I need permisson from myself. ...
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Windows 2012 Prevent file deletion / copy files on write

I am trying to troubleshoot an application on Windows 2012 that writes temporary files and immediately deletes them[1]. How can I best get to see those files? I know what directory they are in, so ...
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Can some Windows folders be configured so that any program which aims to write to them must have a UAC prompt?

Can some Windows folders be configured such that any program which aims to write to them must have a UAC prompt? It is not a matter of the program requiring elevated permissions, but Windows ...
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Unable to delete Netgear Readyshare namespace folder on Windows C drive

I used to have an external HDD plugged into the USB port of a Netgear N600. This created a folder on my hard drive called "C:\windows\csc\v2.0.6\namespace\readyshare\USB_Storage". I am on Windows 10 ...
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How to retain ownership and permissions of System Volume Information

Does anyone know of a way of permanently taking ownership and complete control of this folder even through reboots?I can take ownership of this directory by right-clicking the folder, then properties, ...
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Changing acl permissions of user1 home directory so nongroup member can access it while group members cannot

I have several users in several different groups. So... sudo su >$ ls -l /home/ drwxr-x--- 5 root group1 4096 Mar 18 12:44 group1 drwxr-x--- 6 root group2 4096 Feb 9 ...
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How to prevent a Firefox parental add-on from being bypassed by editing files in the profile directory or creating a new profile?

FoxFilter is an add-on for Firefox that is supposed to provide parental control. However, I found the add-on to be easily bypassable in at least two ways: By running the Firefox profile manager and ...
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Windows 10 File permission strategy ('root' access for assignment?)

I have a windows 10 Home, TH2 machine with a user that I'm trying to lock down to give them access to absolutely nothing but a few control panel items(display, networking, sound). I'm almost there. ...
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Apache denying access to /var/www/html

Apache is denying access to all the files in /var/www/html. It claims it's because of file permissions, but the whole /var/www directory is chmod 755 and owned by apache:apache. Apache error log: ...
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Linux file permissions for selected users to access/create/delete folders (FreeNAS)

I'm stuck on setting up FTP read/write file permissions (running FreeNAS). The read/write permissions for each user can follow the current format: Users can read from all folders they have access to ...
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Use file/folder permissions of parent folder

I have a folder called Container with the permissions 770. So that the owner and the owner group can execute, read and modify the folder. But when the owner adds files or folders to Container, they ...
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Can't copy files (permission)

When I want to copy a file from a DVD mounted in Daemon Tools, I cannot do it because I don't have the necessary permissions. I have found some solutions on web but they do not work in my case. When ...
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Directory masks and permissions do not work with centrifydc-samba

I have linux machine with moosefs mounted disks, that are shared to AD and other users via centrifydc-samba daemon. When I modify the umask in my linux cli and then create a folder it behaves as ...
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Does Windows File History honor NTFS security restrictions?

I'm currently thinking about a proper defense strategy against ransomware. As a result of this I would like to myself (a standard local user, not an admin) with write access to as many locations as ...
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Error When Trying To Change Folder Permission

I am trying to give a user other than sudo read/write access to a folder and subs, if I run the command sudo chown user1432 /media/newfolder it throws an error of chown changing ownership of ...
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Creating subdomains - permissions

At my work, I sometimes write small applications for visual information on a web based platform (LAOP-jQuery). Some of my colleagues have started doing this as well in order to have better access to ...
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Is it possible to prevent an application remove a file but allow it write on OS X?

I'm installing Xcode from Mac App Store but sadly fails every time near finish with Xcode failed to download Use the Purchases page to try again. message. Except once that I copied pkg ...
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How can I see which files are preventing a duplication in OS X?

I'm trying to make a simple backup of an external disk onto my macbook using the Duplicate function: It's a few hundred GB so it takes a while, but fails close to the end without a lot of detail: ...
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Special Identity Security Group in AD

In activity directory is there a way to create a security group that utilizes a special identity? I can explain why I’m trying to do this but typing it out is getting a little wordy. What I’d like to ...
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/private/tmp is supposed to be writable, but still access denied

I just can't write to my Mac's /private/tmp for some reason. I can't for the life of me figure out why, and the whole "fix permissions" deal from Disk Utility has been removed. ...
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How do I change file permissions on Wordpress on Mac

I have reviewed the following link Chmod to allow read and write permissions for directory However when I run chmod 755 I get chmod: -R: No such file or directory This is what I tried to do chmod ...
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Why can't Ubuntu read external volume files after I recursively { chmod +r and remove ACL }?

The commands I used are: sudo chmod -RN /volume and sudo chmod -R +r /volume The external volume is a backup of OSX home folders. The above made it only possible to read what contents is in the ...
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Stop permissions inheritance of all subfolders in Windows 7

This is in Windows 7. I have several high level folders. Each high level folder has a whole bunch of subfolders. I need to assign one group to be "read only" to the high level folders, but "read and ...
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Why does ping require the setuid bit?

In the Jessie version for the Raspberry Pi, ping requires the setuid bit to be set. What is the rationale for this?
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Is it safe to chmod 777 everything?

I'm having trouble pulling the whole file directory from a rooted android device with ADB. There are special permissions errors. So I thought a solution would be to chmod everything so the ADB daemon ...
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Linux ACL for students test submission, Create, Append, Delete but not Read for others

There should be a TO Folder on a Samba-Share, where everybody is allowed to create files, edit and delete them. But one user should not be allowed to read the files others have created. The main idea ...
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What is the effect of denying Full Control?

If I add a Deny entry on Full Control for a group, what will happen to a share's permissions? Will the group still be able to read?
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How to change ownership of files when dropped into folders

I need some help configuring default folder permissions on a 100TB vol that has 900+ user dirs on it. Each user has a hard quota limit of 25GB. All user dir perms are set to 755, so every user can ...
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Windows 10 Automatically Reset Folder Ownership

I have this problem with windows 10 that automatically resets its folder ownership to administrator which previously I have set as me. The folder is the AppData in user folder. What this problem ...
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Apache AH00035 error until I log in via SSH

I'm having a problem configuring Apache (2.4.7) on Ubuntu (14.04.1 - fully patched as of an hour ago) with the userdir mod. I keep getting the following error when attempting to access my userdir ...
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Can't Remove Folder with Powershell But Can with Command Prompt

I'm trying to delete a folder in an install script using PowerShell. The script copies a bunch of files to a distribution folder (using RoboCopy) and then cleans up superfluous files and folders. I ...
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Ansible: How to recursively set directory and file permissions

In ansible, I can do this: file: dest=/foo/bar/somedir owner=root group=apache mode=0775 recurse=yes And it recursively sets the owner, group, and permissions to 0775 on all directories and files ...
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Delete /usr/bin/emacs - Operation not permitted

I was about to reinstall Emacs from railwaycat/emacsmacport when I stumbled upon /usr/bin/emacs, /usr/bin/emacsclient and /usr/bin/emacs-undumped. angrybacon@sandman ~/ $ ll /usr/bin/emacs* ...
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How to set 644 file permissions for newly created files and 755 for newly created directories?

I have an e-commerce site in Magento. When I upload a file using the administrator, the folder is created with 770 permissions, and the actual file is also created with 770 permissions. Cause of ...
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adding/editing data inside a hidden NTFS partition

I have a bootable USB stick that we use for imaging machines. Which has 2 Partitions in it. Bootable MS-DOS (FAT 32) - Can edit etc NTFS - Can't touch, can only read The problem I have is that I ...
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Windows shared folders - Limiting what users can see through shortcuts

I have over 100 file share mappings and some users have around 10 drives mapped to their computer. To limit this we created a network drive that has all the mappings in a one folder and created ...
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create/modify file content permission without delete/rename permission?

Is it possible to allow users to: create a txt file modify the content of the txt file but disallow: rename/delete this txt file?
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Windows 10 file permission Issue

PROBLEM – I cannot open practically any file/application without receiving the error "windows cannot access the specified device path or file. you may not have the appropriate permissions to access ...
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win10x64 - access denied removing file? unable to resolve [duplicate]

I looked through - Can't delete folder and I am admin. "You need permission to perform this action. You require permission from..." but can't update that as i'm a newbie here. tried a ...
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System owns this folder

Occasionally I get messages telling me I can't access, modify or delete specific files and folders, even when I am an admin. For example the windows.old folder because system owns it. I am on Windows ...