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Standard user cannot access directory with ownership and mod 777, but root can

I have the weird issue of a directory being visible and viewable by root, but not by average users (even a sudoer). I run the command ls -alF at the directory containing the folder in question, and I ...
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Files copied to shared folder do not inherit permissions

I have a shared directory with the Guest account having Read & execute, Read, List contents permissions. I can access files over the network (e.g. on my tablet or laptop) without issue. However, ...
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changing ntfs permissions for Windows internal usage, from linux

Troubleshooting an Windows 7 installation. One tactic is to increase permissions on files/directories ACL's (access control lists) for windows, from within windows, so all system data and drivers etc ...
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Use icacls to make a directory read-only on Windows 7

I'm attempting to test some filesystem exceptions in a Java based application. I need to find a way to create a directory that is located under %TMP% that is set to read-only. Essentially on ...
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Cannot remove files on Windows

I've got some files that I wish to delete. They are on a local hard drive. This hard drive has never been near any other operating system. I am the administrator, and the only administrator, for this ...
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NTFS Permissions - SYSTEM

Are there any possible side effects to removing permissions for SYSTEM on an NTFS directory? It is a non-system (user documents) folder. I know the obvious (i.e., that SYSTEM will no longer to be able ...
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NTFS Permissions - Folders and subfolders

Quick scenario on a local Windows system. Drive E: is formatted with NTFS has the following layout and permissions: E:\ (JohnDoe) E:\folder (Administrator) ...
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Why are file permissions retained when moving files within the same volume?

Ocassionally, we have the problem that a file has permissions different from the folder where it's in. Now I found out that there's a KB article explaining the reason behind this: By default, an ...
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Remove ALL NTFS ACL's except time stamps - for data migration

I am migrating some data (2TB) off of a Windows NTFS server file share to a Mac OS X file share. I need to strip all the NTFS permissions, except for the time stamps. Any good scripts out there with ...
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Set Default Access Control List (ACL) to Everyone when Creating a new File or Folder

These days, I live and breath using external USB hard drives. As portable hard drives get larger, my external drives are all ending up with NTFS systems. Consider 5 computers: Work PC Home ...
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Strip my windows NTFS disk of all ACLs

When you purchase a windows PC nowadays, you don't actually "own" the whole disk... There are so many ACLs on each folder that there are portions of it you actually can access only through a ...
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Why would the NTFS ACL utility `icacls` alter the system partition behind the scene?

I attached an hdd to my win7 machine and assigned the drive letter I: to the only partition on the hdd. The hdd was originally from another computer, and to avoid all those "you don't currently have ...
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VMware: Mapping an NTFS drive without security permission restrictions

I have a VMware image of a Windows machine. I can map the drive. However, when I do map it, I don't have permission to read everything on it. (Host OS is Win 7 - I'm running as an Admin with LUA). ...
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Can I disable ACL checking for specified NTFS volume

Is there an option which enforce not to check ACL for specified volume? For example, There are 3 NTFS volumes. C: D: E: <- disable ACL check? E: is the specified volume. I want that all ...
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NTFS permissions - “Inherited from”?

I have a NTFS external hard disk. It was in use primarily with one laptop, but that laptop has since been replaced. With my new laptop, I'm finding all my files are now read-only. The "read-only" ...
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Windows: How do I remove a file's ACL, and just let it inherit the ACL on the containing directory?

Scenario: I unpack a file into a temp directory. Then I movve the file into a different directory. I want the file ACL to only include the perms stipulated in the new containing directory. How ...