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Permission issue on network share drive

I am using Windows 7 on work domain network. One of the shared drives is mapped automatically when I logon with my domain user. However, when I try to create a file or directory from my workstation in ...
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Restrict an admin user from using sudo on os x

I have multiple admin users on my mac. Is there a way I can block a particular admin user from executing sudo on OS X? My understanding is that if the user name is "abc", abc ALL=(ALL) ALL in ...
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Proftpd File Permissions Issue

I'm using proftpd on a Ubuntu server and the FTP is working on a directory with 777 permissions. Files are uploaded as ftpuser:ftpgroup which is correct. However, on a directory owned by someone else ...
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How to develop a software for folder locking in both Windows and Linux? [on hold]

I know for folder locking we can ecrypt a folder using winzip or winrar and it will work for both windows and linux. It is slightly tedious task. I want to make a software which will work for both ...
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How to use linux to not get crazy with root privileges

I've got a question for you today my dear Linux friends. I'm a windows user primarily. I use it for my work, watching movies, listening to music, playing games, browsing the net and everything else ...
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Windows: Not showing a shared folder with no-access

A network shared folder KAISHA contains a bunch of folders Accounting IT Management etc... The shared folder is hosted by a Linux / Samba4 machine, that serves Active Directory as well. Clients ...
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Spurious permissions problems on Windows 8 Network Shared Drive

I have a new Windows 8.1 PC that accesses network drive, but I am having a number of problems with using that drive. Files that I create cannot be deleted due to permissions difficulties, files that ...
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Why access denied for user within permitted group?

First let me start off by saying that I'm not an IT expert, and I've just been experimenting a lot lately with sharing and permissions in Windows 8.1. I've reached a point of extreme confusion right ...
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windows xp Professional restore Security Descriptors after cacls /t /e /p

Someone changed the permissions on a bunch of machines using cacls which fixed one problem but created a bigger one. I'm looking at ways to revert this but can't seem to get it back to the way it was. ...
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Cannot add user to group properly on Linux

I`m trying to install boinc and therefore have to add my user fabian to the group boinc so I can read the file /var/lib/boinc/gui_rpc_auth.cfg . I ran sudo usermod -a -G boinc $(whoami) but after ...
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windows 7/64 admin_user with create symbolic links priv and allow evaluation on: insufficient PRIV?

I am running a script which creates symbolic links to a Nikon NEF file, clones a real XMP file with experimental settings and then runs it though Adobe Camera Raw and Photoshop with a dropplet to ...
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Create individual user for 1 VM in ESXi

I have a VMWare ESX server connected to a switch. I then have a laptop that manages the ESX Server using VSphere Client. I then want to connect a third machine to the switch, but I only want that ...
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Windows Run Box as Admin

I am desperately looking for a way to get the Run box as Admin by default. I am using Windows 8.1 and remember I had this feature as Admin with Windows 7. I can surely use workaround such as runas, ...
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How to access access virtual raid drives created by another linux system that died

I had a server, red hat 6.4, that had 2 raid systems connected to it, but then the server suddenly died. I connected one of the raid systems to another linux system with centos 6.3 after installing ...
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How do I set up Anonymous FTP user in Ubuntu?

I wish to set up a single FTP user which has access to just one directory and its sub-directories. I got halfway down this road a few months back and now have completely lost my way as to what I have ...
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Software Update Permissions error

This is a really weird one. Anytime I try to update any OSX items via System Update I get a bizarre permissions error. The screenshots tell the story... Here is my attempt to run the update: Here ...
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OwnCloud and mindlna in same folder (law-management) - minidlna.c:474: error: Media directory not accessible! [Permission denied]

I have a question about my configuration and the permissions in my Raspi B with minidlna and owncloud. I have set my user pi with the permission dmask=007 aka 0770 on every start because it is ...
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Secured drive only available if Windows Explorer is run as an Administrator

I have secured a drive on my server to only allow Local Administrators access. Domain Admins are part of the Local Administrators group. When I log on as an administrator, the folder is only ...
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What does chmod 7760 <directory> do in CentOS 7 bash?

I typed the command chmod 7760 by accident. I meant to type chmod 770 and now I'm curious what the first command did exactly. After typing chmod 7760 , I typed ls -Al and the directory name was ...
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User moved root directory into subdirectory, or tried to, machine unresponsive

A particularly special user of mine inadvertently ran a command to move files that looked something like this: mv /* /home/ubuntu/GS14K/ This led to a series of errors: mv: cannot move /bin' ...
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How to access shared host files on virtual machine?

I have set up an Ubuntu 15.04 as a Virtual Machine with Oracle VirtualBox. I am running a LAMP server stack on that machine. As I want to develop on my host machine, I mounted a local folder on my ...
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User in group does not have groups permissions

I'm running an Apache web server in Arch Linux. Currently I have web files located at /srv/http and it belongs to user 'http'. The directory is very secure, only root and http are allowed to view and ...
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How to repair the permission of System Python in Mac OS X?

OS: Mac OS X 10.10.3 Cause In order to make the "YouCompleteMe" plugin works, I tampered with System Python: I renamed the folders 2.7 and Current to 2.7-sys and Current-sys respectively in ...
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Debian : Permission to write to directories and files

I just installed a October CMS installer. This installer requires a Permission to write to directories and files. After a search on Google, I didn't find out how to make this. How can I make this? On ...
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Reset BT adapter through software on linux

I'm trying to reset the Bluetooth adapters using HCI sockets (in C) /* Open HCI socket */ if ((ctl = socket(AF_BLUETOOTH, SOCK_RAW, BTPROTO_HCI)) < 0) { perror("Can't open HCI socket."); ...
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Why can't I delete this directory?

Transcript: $ ls -al total 0 drwxrwxrwx 1 root root 8 Jun 14 05:13 . drwxrwxrwx 1 root root 6 Jun 14 04:57 .. drwxrwxrwx 1 root root 0 Jun 12 00:29 DARN $ ls -al DARN/ total 0 drwxrwxrwx 1 root root ...
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Probable permissions issue with Windows 8.1 Pro(64) Start/Tiles

Due to lack of space on my current installation (30GB SSD as main disk), I have been moving a few of the "System" items to a secondary HD. The latest of these changes was to move the ...
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Suddenly lost permissions to all files

I'm running Windows 2008 R2. A few days ago, all my software lost permissions to do pretty much anything with files on the disk. Eclipse, LyX, and even Word, won't save files. SourceTree has trouble ...
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Using WinSCP to Edit Website Files Through SFTP

I'm logging in through SFTP using WinSCP. I am able to see all the files of my website and the whole directory structure. However, if I try to edit a file, e.g. an HTML or CSS file, I am able to ...
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How to remove files from a folder owned by someone else

I can't find the solution to a problem under unix that look really simple, I have a folder folder owned by root. I have a user www-data who is able to write and read files in this folder. I also have ...
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How to get real root permissions on OS X

I'm a noob with OSX (10.8.5) wanting to install homebrew on an Airbook. Installing homebrew fails straight away because it can't mkdir /usr/local. So I try with sudo - same problem. Trying sudo ...
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OSX (Yosemite) file permissions on files written to SMB-shares

In my workplace we work with a big SMB-share on which all files are saved. Files saved by windows machines by default have -rw-rw---- as permissions and all folders come with drwxrwx---. However ...
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“Could not rename” error in Bluefish editor on Mac OS X

I'm trying to use Bluefish 2.2.7 on Mac OS X 10.9.5 to rename the file /Applications/XAMPP/htdocs/index.php. I navigate to the file in Bluefish, right click on it, select rename, and make the change. ...
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Auto creation of Home Folders

I have a brand new install of Server Essentials 2012, I have 3 PC's attached to the domain and logging in fine. However when I created the users in AD, a Home Folder wasn't automatically created for ...
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User File Deletion [closed]

I have a main Folder Called "Testing". i have assigned 2 users to access the folder with the following permission; Read,Write and delete. But the problem is the user "A" can delete User "B" files ...
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Use sudoedit to add user to sudo group?

According to the OpenBSD FAQ #10: If you want to give access to superuser privileges without adding users to the wheel group, use sudo(8). According to the OpenBSD man pages on sudo(8): ...
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usermod returns “group 'thegroupname' does not exist” for known group

As a member of sudo can I add myself to a group I don't belong to? $ getent group thegroupname thegroupname:x:123794798:administrator,users,auser,moreusers,manymoreusers $ sudo usermod -a -G ...
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Trying to deny access permission

In Windows 7, I am the Administrator. I signed in as another user and then wanted to open a file from my own Downloads folder to copy it to the other user's downloads folder. Of course, I needed to ...
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How to handle Permission denied on source command?

I am trying to persist my java environment variables to the system and I'm having trouble with the following: :$> source java.sh -ksh: source: cannot create [Permission denied] What is the ...
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Reset all the permissions to default permissions linux mint 17

I have somehow messed up with the permissions of different folders on my linuxmint 17. Now I am unable to use sudo apt-get install or sudo apt-get update commands. It gives error are you root? even ...
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Mac as a file server in network where workstations run Windows 7

For a remote office I set up a Mac Mini to be used as file server. It was pretty easy to set up the Shared folder to be accessible by everyone on the network and I have a bash script that sets up all ...
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What should the file permissions be for files in the Pictures folder on Mac?

I have a mac book pro running Yosemite.The Photos application shows images but when I double click them I get a dialog that says Photos is not able to locate the file and asks me to select the ...
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Managing users while sharing home directories across servers

I have two ubuntu servers that share home directories. The /home directory from server1 is mounted as the /home directory on server2. I have a problem when trying to give a new person access to both ...
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Why do I get permission denied even as root?

There is a directory 'dir1' owned by root:root. Stat shows: Access: (0750/drwxr-x---) Uid: ( 0/ root) Gid: ( 0/ root) and when I log in as root my id shows: uid=0(root) gid=0(root) ...
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Setting Write Permissions for /var/www on an Ubuntu Desktop local web server

I've been struggling like hell for 3 days now, can't figure what I did wrong... EDIT 3: I think my question is more specific than I thought, so I created a new thread here: ...
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Shared usb-mount is read-only when accessed from another computer

On my Windows 7 machine, I have shared a usb drive to my Macbook Pro, over the network. I've shared it by right clicking the drive and sharing it in properties. However, I can't seem to write to the ...
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sudo: effective uid is not 0, is sudo installed setuid root?

I accidentally changed the ownership on my debian web server in /usr/bin and the permissions are no longer root root but instead USER root. How do I get this back everything I am finding says to ...
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Unable to access folder directly but can via UNC path

I am a domain administrator on our network. Recently, I noticed that there was a folder that I was unable to browse directly (when logged on to the server via Remote Desktop) to due to unusual NTFS ...
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Sharing folders (read only folder inside write folder)

I have several Windows 7 computers. I have one shared folder on one PC (permission full control). Inside this folder I want to have one folder that has read only share permission. I want only one ...
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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" ...