Access and restrictions of files, documents, accounts, computers, etc.

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Win 7 user cannot open some .exe-files

Problem: I tried to start "JDiskReport 1-4" and it did not find javaw.exe so I let it search for the javaw.exe meanwhile I was installing Java 8 RE. It found a javaw.exe and then I pressed "Fix it" ...
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Get a list of directories or files I don't have permission to read

I have a directory, X, which contains many subdirectories (millions of them), which contain files. I have read access to some, but not all, directories and files contained therein. I need to compile ...
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used chmod wrongly to mess up copy rights. How to correct

I ran a chmod command like chmod 644 dir/* It seems to have worked for files in this directory, but files in all other sub-directories are now in some limbo state. ls -l dir/sub-dir shows: ...
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How to set permissions and ownership when using rsync?

I'm using capistrano-wpcli (link), a program that uses 'rsync' to synchronize folders between development and testing servers. I've set the uploads folder's permission on the remote server to 777 ...
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How do I use an Ext4 partition from Windows with correct file permissions for Linux?

I use Windows 7 and ext2fsd to access a data partition which uses ext4 as mentioned here, here and here. I can read and write from Windows. When I boot into Linux, it is able to read the files but ...
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ssh connection error “Permission denied (publickey)”

So I have been trying to build ssh connections between google cluster container containing 1 master node and 2 worker nodes. I have used ssh-keygen to generate key pairs for all three nodes, send the ...
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Can't access shared external drive on Windows 8.1

Internal hard drives are shared on Windows 8.1 and accessed successfully using username/password login via ES File Explorer on Android. Upon sharing a WD Essentials 2TB USB 3.0 HDD and attempting to ...
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How to change Windows permissions for Linux NAS?

I have just finished setting up my new NAS (Western Digital My Cloud EX2) and I'm having trouble with permissions, I can read and write from the internal drives fine, but I have an external usb HDD ...
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How to change permissions on a folder when the owner doesn't have read access and no one else has change permissions enabled?

So the basic scenario is this. UserA creates a folder with a few subfolders and documents. UserB comes along and changes the permissions on the folder and subfolders so he can list folder contents and ...
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SMB Share - NTFS permissions - recent OS X like 10.10

We use a shared SMB resource to which we connect with Windows clients and Mac OS X clients. The folder tree in the SMB share should be protected as it is used by an automated workflow. I've put share ...
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`sudo adduser username admin` leads to `adduser: The group `admin' does not exist.`

I'm trying to add a user to the sudoers file with the simple command sudo adduser username admin but I get adduser: The group 'admin' does not exist. So I checked out the sudoers file (sudo visudo ...
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Simple directory access permissions in Cherokee webserver?

On my cherokee webserver on a raspberrypi, I have several directories containing photos from different occasions in different directories like /Photos/Holiday /Photos/Zoo /Photos/KidsBirthdayParty ...
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Apache Module blocking access to FTP

EDIT: previous server admin changed all sites to use Apache Module. Now the sites only run on apache:apache Problem is, now the client can't access their files in Filezilla, since originally the user ...
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POSIX and ACL permissions Mac Server

I have a mac mini server and have a script run at login for network users that mounts a shared drive on the mac server. When they mount up, I create a folder with their name as the folder name. What ...
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Failed to enumerate objects in container. Access is denied for System Volume Information folder

I'm trying to give the administrators group full permissions so I can enable creating restore points on Windows 8. Also when I turn the Microsoft Software Shadow Copy Provider on Automatic and make ...
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How to change user:group for fat32 USB drive?

I've formatted a USB drive to fat32 using gparted. I mount it to /media/usb which has the following permissions. drwxr-xr-x 2 myname users 4096 May 16 11:00 usb/ via. sudo mount -t vfat -o rw ...
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Permission denied trying to setup postgres sql

I'm trying to setup Dspace for a uni job here, but this Protgres SQL is asking for a password (For the postgres user) but it's supposed to be indent, I have no idea what's going on. So, When I try to ...
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GitBlit folder permissions on Windows

What folder permissions does GitBlit require on Windows on the repositories? I have existing repos which I'm pointing GitBlit to, and I would like to make sure it has read/write permissions. I can't ...
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Delete old windows / program files from second drive?

My pc has a bunch of extra drives in it. Most of them contain old copies of windows and program files. My pc is called "PC", and my admin user is called "Tim". I've assigned ownership of these second ...
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How can I have write access to remote NFS file system?

Now I have an old machine xuhangremote.tt.com. I make it act as a nfs macine using the below way. shareFolderPath=/usr/sharefolder exportShareFolder=$shareFolderPath" *(rw)" echo $exportShareFolder ...
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Any way to delete this folder I lack permissions to without using a live linux? [duplicate]

So, ages ago I installed this DVD burner called "DVD Maker." I immediately deleted it and forgot about it until my hard drive filled up. So I'm looking for things to delete and there's the DVD Maker ...
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How to add system user permissions to a folder in os x?

The folder /Applications/MAMP/tmp/php is used by php. I installed a library called GhostScript that uses X11 to render PDF to JPEG. It seams it got to use this folder when I call it by ImageMagick, ...
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How to create a group, add user to group, and give that group full access to directory in linux

I have my local user localUser who has directory /home/localUser. There is another user serviceUser who runs some services and he needs full access to some folders in my home directory. I want to ...
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Setting registry permissions with Powershell

I have a registry key that I need to take ownership of and then set a permission set on. I'm able to take ownership, but when setting the permission, it only applies to the very top level of the ...
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Changing ownership not permitted

Probably answered many times, but I connot find the solution of my case. I'm compiling a Yocto project with bitbake. A recipe of bitbake try to change the permission of some dir and files using ...
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Restrict drive access on Windows Server 2003

I have a 2 TB Data drive. How can I deny access to it for specific users in my domain after 4 PM? Is there any group policy that can do this? Best Regards
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What is the correct way to set up FTP on a Multisite Webserver

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 as a webserver with multiple websites. I want to grant users FTPS access to certain directories in order to administer the website. I have the directories for multiple sites ...
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How to grant application permissions in windows 7?

I want to run an application in Windows 7 that has application-specific access to files. In other words, a user has permission to run the application, the application has permission open file X, but ...
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Converting these chmod commands to cacls?

Perhaps someone could help me. I'd like to convert the following chmod commands to use on Windows 7 but my understanding is lacking. /bin/chmod -R u+w,go-w,a+r somedirectory /bin/chmod a+x ...
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Folder Permissions

I would like to apply some permissions to websites I have hosted on a Ubuntu machine What I will be doing is create a user for each project we have, and I would like each one of them users to not ...
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Can't upload files to Owncloud after changing storage directory

I am using Owncloud via the Bitnami VM and only had about 17 GB of space. I created a 150 GB (dynamic sized for expanding later) .vdi and connected it to the VM. I then followed all the procedures for ...
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merged ntfs partitions, missing “Program Files” directories

Nowhere can I seem to be able to find how to resolve this situation in-place. What happened: Before, C: ~= 90GB, freshly installed Win 8.1 Enterprise, 64bit D: ~= 880GB, also ntfs. Mainly for data ...
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Grant permanent UAC permission to one program? [duplicate]

This post is not a duplicate as all the other posts have had solutions supplied solutions in the form of modified shortcuts or links supplied to posts in other forums which do not supply the ...
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chown -R root:root .* in /root performs chown on /

When running the command in the title from /root it somehow jumps up to / and changes ownership for ALLfiles, i only noticed because error messages for /proc popped up. Maybe i'm getting old but ...
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How to find filesystem type without read permission? Somehow gnome-disks can

I get a permission error trying to find the filesystem type of a block device: $ file -s /dev/sdd1 /dev/sdd1: no read permission However, If I open gnome-disks, it will happily tell me info all the ...
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Trying to inherit parent permissions but setfacl doesn't work as intended

I'm running Ubuntu Server 14.04.2 LTS and I've installed acl using sudo apt-get install acl. I'm trying to create a www folder under /srv that the web server has read/write access to in addition to ...
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Why am I getting 403 permission denied from Apache 2.4.7 on ubuntu 14.04

I've read about a dozen different answer to this but none of those answers seem to help. Here is the issue in a nutshell: @bos-lpqum:/var/www$ curl http://localhost/html/index.html <!DOCTYPE HTML ...
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How to combine two separate powershell commands

I have several hundred folders that all contain a sub-folder named "Bid Documents". I need to change the ACL permissions on every instance of those "Bid Documents" folders. Is there a way to ...
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Restart Apache as another user in group

In server, apache running as 'user1' . 'user1' and 'user2' belongs to the group 'app'. Is it possible to start/stop apache as 'user2'? Configuration : Listen 8080 <IfModule ...
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Cannot write to /home directory even as root user

I am trying to create a directory as a root in /home but I get the following error: mkdir: cannot create directory `foo': Permission denied I have checked the permissions by running ls -ld /home is ...
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Regedit “Cannot Delete” “Error while deleting key”

I am trying to delete a registry key in regedit and keep getting this error: Cannont delete (keyname): Error while deleting key. I am a admin and have check the permissions for the key and all ...
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Setting NTFS permissions to Write, but not Read

For our Benefits Open Enrollment period, we want to setup a file share/mapped drive where a specific user account (autologon to locked down laptops for this specific purpose) can save a PDF of their ...
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Administrator denied access to folder, impossible to see/change owner

I have a folder which was generated by MSBuild, app.publish. Often, my build script fails to delete it, complaining that it does not have the necessary permissions. Today I tested this outside of the ...
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What permissions allow group members to delete files in subdirectories?

Let's say I have two users on a Debian GNU/Linux system: me and otheruser. Both are members of the group shared-media. I can create a directory that is writeable by both: $ sudo mkdir ...
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BitTorrent Sync: syncing home folder

I would like to use BitTorrent Sync to sync either the home folder or various subfolders, such as Desktop, Documents, Pictures across two machines running Ubuntu (versions 14.04 and 15.04). I'm having ...
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Ubuntu Creating Files/Folders in Network Share Are Locked

I have two machines, both Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. One of them has a shared folder "/domains" (shared by right clicking and choosing "Local Network Share"), and the other Ubuntu machine has that folder ...
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Why I can't access to this directory after that I use the chown command?

I am not so into Linux and I have the following problem. I have installed a LAMP environment of an Ubuntu Linux system dedicated to the develop (it is on my PC and it is not a production server). So ...
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How to correctly set writable the /var/www/ directory of an Ubuntu Linux system?

I am a software developer so I am not so into operating system configuration details and I have the following problem. I have installed a LAMP environment of an Ubuntu Linux system dedicated to the ...
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can't log into phpmyadmin from browser

It gives the error This server could not verify that you are authorized to access the document requested. Either you supplied the wrong credentials (e.g., bad password), or your browser ...
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Can I run Cyrus Imap as a different user?

My MTA runs under vmail:vmail, and I'd like to set Cyrus Imap to run as the same user:group so that I can keep permissions simple. I didn't see anything about changing user/uid/gid while browsing man ...