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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What is the correct folder permission to allow users to upload a file

What is the correct folder permission to allow users to upload a file in it ? As the example, it a normal user, press upload button on a website and i upload it on backend through a normal php-script. ...
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How to see what metadata is changed when copying/moving, especially between Windows and Linux?

When I copy between Linux and Windows, either on local drives, external drives, or mounted network shares, I am sometimes surprised by how permissions and metadata get changed. Is there a way to see ...
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Denied access of D drive to the admin(me)

I am currently using windows 10 on my laptop. I have a separate account for my younger brother. I had to deny access for him to the D drive and just now when I tried to open it from my account, i ...
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can't remove 'Everyone' from Macbook sharing users

OS X EL CAPITAN. Sys Prefs > Sharing > File Sharing > Shared Folders = Users > Everyone: is set to Read Only. But if I select 'Everyone' then the [-] delete box is greyed out (disabled). [-] is ...
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VirtualBox in Linux: same virtual machine in a shared folder result in file not accesible every time an user saves the state of the machine

I have created a shared folder in /Users/shared_folder. I have moved the virtual box files to that folder /Users/shared_folder/.VirtualBox VMs/ I have set the whole folder with all the permissions: ...
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can't add my present account to folder > Get Info > Sharing & Permissions on Macbook Pro

I want to access MacBook Pro OS 10.11.15 files from a Windows 7. Can read files ok but writing causes permission problem. At MacBook, I cannot enable Read & Write for my MacBook account. I ...
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Prevent file locking on Windows

I'm searching for a way to prevent locking a certain file. Background: Microsoft DNS writes logs to a certain file and until a certain file size which can be set. When the file size is reached, ...
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Remove Read-only (Only applies to files and folders) attribute. [duplicate]

I have a folder showing read only attributes. I am logged in as administrator. Tried unchecking the mark. Explorer shows "updating attributes", but when I check attributes again it has the read only ...
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Taking ownership of a folder and adding full permissions to a domain account in powershell?

Taking ownership of a folder and adding full permissions to a domain account? I have a Powershell function that does part of this, but it doesn't use the domain account to take ownership and add ...
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Win 8.1: Defrag Optimize Issue: Do you want to restore default optimization settings?

Optimize Drives Do you want to restore default optimization settings? Storage optimization is currently using customized settings created by another program. Before you can modify the ...
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What is “C:\$Extend\$Reparse:$R:$INDEX_ALLOCATION” in Win7?

ProcMon.exe tells me that many different processes including ones owned by standard users, admins, and the SYSTEM user are receiving "ACCESS DENIED" error results when trying to read "C:/$Extend/$...
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File permission - modify but no delete permission

I read a response against a question asked on - create file/folder permission without delete permission My requirement is similar, I want that a user should be able to create file, edit data in ...
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CentOS7 user not inheriting group permissions

I've been following the tutorial at https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-install-wordpress-on-centos-7 (along with all the prereq tutorials) to setup wordpress on my new CentOS7 ...
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How to fix the access denied on folders in a old Time Machine Backup drive?

Specifics: Mac OSX El Capitan Time Machine is from an older mac that this new mac replaced. Both running El Capitan. The specific issue I am trying to solve is that some folders show the red circle ...
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Cannot see files on a backed up disk

I made a full copy of the files from one disk to a backup disk before formatting my pc. I connected the disk to my laptop and now I cannot see the contents even though i can see the disk is 75% full. ...
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Isolate application in a folder

I have an executable application that I want to isolate. I want to make it so it cannot escape its folder and write outside of it(but can read data from a special shared folder). I need this on Mac ...
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How to grant Linux read permission for a user to a particular file owned by root?

I'm using Amazon Linux (I believe it's based on CentOS) and I'd like to grant read permission to a particular user for a particular file that's owned by root. Is it possible to do while keeping the ...
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Running batch file in different folders doesn't always run?

So, I have this script because I use a program called Free File Sync on Windows 10 Pro. While copying, I received an error preventing copying over some files. The files in question were downloaded ...
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Linux - How to give full access to home folder and files to a user?

I just transferred files from one Linux system to another and my program keeps complaining that it can't get access to those files - Access Denied. However, if I create those files in the linux system ...
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Unable to delete folders and files enclosed pasted to it by other user in a network share

i am a somewhat new to linux. i am facing an issue reg my network share permissions. i am not able to delete directories and enclosed files created by other users in my network share. they all have ...
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Fedora 23: Properly recreating /home partition and integrating it into an exisiting installation?

I used a btrfs raid 1 for my /home partition, but unfortunately the file system destroyed itself. '/' is on a seperate drive. Now I want to recreate the /home partition for my user (this time using ...
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Why can't my SYSTEM Command Prompt access these files owned by SYSTEM and how do I fix it?

I launched a Command Prompt under SYSTEM with PsExec to move a file owned by SYSTEM without changing the file and folder's permissions, but I'm still being denied access. What's going on here?
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How do I stop cygwin from creating undeletable files? Or can I delete them somehow?

Once in a while cygwin seem to create files that doesn't seem to be removable at all. When deleting from cygwin it just doesn't happen (rm says nothing, but the file is still there). When trying from ...
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Is there a way to use ACL to have multiple groups owning one folder?

So just like the title says I am wondering if there is away for me to have multiple groups owning one folder with an ACL? I would like to have these Groups ftp_read I would like to have read set ...
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WinSCP from Unix to Windows - Conserving timestamp, ownership and permissions

I'm migrating a number of folders from a Unix box to a Windows server, and I want to maintain the folder structure, permissions, ownership (user and group), and ideally timestamps of the original ...
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git under Kerberos: 'fatal: error when closing sha1 file: Connection timed out'

Trying to update a git repo on a remote server with kerberos authentication. running me@remote:/path/to/repo/$ git fetch local:/path/to/repo yields the error fatal: error when closing sha1 file: ...
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Cant access folders and their contents “Access denied” on Windows 10

I recently bought a new Win10 pc. Then I tried to access the folders I had saved in an external hard drive, which I used to use with Windows 7. To begin with I wasn't able to access specific folders- ...
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IIS and users group

In Windows Server 2012 R2 IIS is running as a web server under usual conditions. The web content however is not from c:\inetpub\wwwroot\ but from some other folder. The web applications are still ...
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MicroSD card is write protected

I have a 32 GB Lexar microSD which had been working perfectly for the past 3 months on my phone. But recently I noticed I am unable to write new files to the SD Card. I tried to format it from my ...
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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 C:\...
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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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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 tedcruz.usa.fb....
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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. I'...
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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 I'...
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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 13:...
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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 three ways: By running the Firefox profile manager ...
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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 ...