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

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Granting access to a registry key in HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Control\Class

I have some commercial software that is protected by a 3rd party soft license. This week the 3rd party licensing failed and I tracked it down to when it was trying to access this registry key: ...
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Linux Filesystem with either no discretionary access control (user/group permissions) or that can have it disabled

Is there a file system for linux that has no permissions? I have a folder that is shared between multiple applications and although they are all running in the same group, I am constantly having ...
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Why can't I add write permissions to this file?

I'm running Homebrew 0.9.5 under OS X Mavericks. My ultimate goal is to compile the source code for a program (not available through Homebrew) which depends on pkg-config. After installing Homebrew I ...
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Limiting access on windows 7 machine - strictly to one website

I have a windows 7 laptop that I want to use at my booth at an upcoming convention. The only permissions I want to give people on this machine, are rights to navigate our e-catalog which my website ...
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How to enable permissions disabled by administrator

Some time ago,I was bothered with getting notifications from Skype, the Windows 8 metro app, all the time,so I followed a tutorial on Google to completely disable app notifications. Now I want to ...
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How do I display the usage flags for my encryption keys in a less hackish way?

I am trying to educate myself on the use of encryption keys and I've been experimenting with this old Linus Torvalds’ key that I found 956EB7BF449FA3AB. I am interested to display the usage flags but ...
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Allow user via setfacl to chown files

I am using ACL to set specific permissions in a folder: setfacl -R -m u:wordpress:wrx /var/www/html/wp As that user, I am able to create a folder touch test but if i want to change the ownership ...
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Need simple NTFS permissions setup example

I have a fairly straightforward need to setup permissions on an NTFS filesystem using icacls.exe. I hope that someone can give a complete cookbook solution. I believe this example will provide a ...
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Centos How to give permission to view folder ?

I push all the local files to Google Compute Engine using gcloud compute copy-files then login to VM using gcloud compute --project and view the uploaded file using ls command it's there .. No ...
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Edit & add Administrators permissions without using SUBINACL

I am Server Admin but getting Access denied errors for few folders. There is a way to use SUBINACL play file. Is there a way edit & add Administrators permissions without using SUBINACL ?
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Prevent shutdown if user locks machine in Windows 8.1

I lock the PC when I leave it unattended, but the lock screen has a GUI power button which my child likes to click when no-one's looking, so often I lose work. How can I disallow soft power cycling ...
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linux user permissions with groups on file

I have one file owned by user: "ruler" and another user: "tzook" now I have one file that is owned by "ruler" and by group "deployers" here is the file: -rwxrwxr-- 1 ruler deployers 3040 Oct 28 ...
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All websites infected with PHP Malware. What to do now? [on hold]

Theres around 45 websites hosted on a Ubuntu Linux server here which has been infected with a nunmber of viruses due to bad security on the servers. I believe that a chmod of 777 in various folders ...
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Unable to change re-change permission of a drive after changing it

On Windows 7 pro, I changed a drive's (M:) permission using it's properties with a account which have administrator's (not Standard User) right for all "USERS" but it affected on my admin account too ...
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Lost access rights and permissions to secondary storage drive 'Program Files'. How do I regain control?

My problem is - I am unable to delete/uninstall/overwrite all folders and files inside of 'Program Files' in my storage E: drive, my operating system is installed in C: drive. I've read posts of ...
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Adding permissions back to the Windows SYSTEM user

An older relative who is kind of paranoid about computer security thought it would be a good idea to remove permissions from the SYSTEM user (don't ask, sigh). So now the permissions on C:\ look like ...
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“Unable to Display Current Owner” & Access Denied when trying to take ownership

I'm facing a problem where I (logged in as the Administrator) am unable to view file attributes. Please see the screenshot below. I'm not interested in taking ownership (even if I wanted to I'd to ...
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rsnapshot: how to remove all files from a tree including read-only directories

I just discovered that rm -f can not remove files from a tree including read-only directories. Is there an alternative command that can do this? The removal is triggered by rnapshot and I thought ...
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How to tell if a directory is completely synced by rsync?

I'm rsync'ing some directories from one machine to another, in a cronjob. Each directory is complete set of data files. On the destination machine, is there a sane way to tell if a directory is ...
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cant “takeown” files permission with win7 in external drive

I am trying to take ownership of the files in my external harddrive by using the command below in win7 ultimate C:\Windows\system32>takeown /F "F:\ebooks\" /D /R But i get the error ERROR: ...
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Disable write permission for the user, Ubuntu

I'll be brief. I need to disable a single user to read and write files on the whole server with Ubuntu, except one file. That is, he can write to the file output.txt, but other directories are closed ...
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permission differences from mac finder vs terminal ssh

I am hoping that some of you Super Users can help me. I am working in an unix environment. /g/typas/Manuel>uname -a Linux submaster 2.6.32-279.11.1.el6.x86_64 #1 SMP Tue Oct 16 15:57:10 UTC 2012 ...
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Expose file from blocked directory to user on Linux?

I'm running a web server on my (virtual root) server where a friend is allowed to host his own page. This page is sitting in his home directory and the Apache is configured in such a way that a ...
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Nginx, php-fpm, virtual hosts and premissions

I have apache-mpm-itk + php_module setup and user's folders/files belongs to them. But I want to migrate several accounts to nginx + php-fpm. What should be the right permissions on folders/files if ...
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rutorrent & /var/www permissions

Sometime ago I messed up my permissions to access rutorrent (however it is still running) I've tried to instate them back using various methods but I'm not getting any closer. This is what I get when ...
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What can a non-Mac App Store app do in terms of sandboxing and security?

I'm curious about what applications from outside of the Mac App Store limitations are. By default, what are their permissions? What can they access on my computer? From my perspective, I can see that ...
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properly not using root login for permissions with ftp

First off, I have a strong belief that I am trying to solve this issue with the entirely wrong point of view, so please, feel free to yell at me about how entirely wrong I am. My problem is that my ...
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Can't connect to SSH with new user

I created a new user, test. I have done the following to the account: I've given test sudo permission I've added test to AllowUsers in nano /etc/ssh/sshd_config I've generated a new SSH key pair, ...
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Can't get symbolic link creation permissions to work under windows

I am trying to grant my user the privileges to create symbolic links. I ran secpol.msc and navigated to Local policies -> User rights assignment -> Create symbolic links. I have added my user's ...
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How to elevate access for user NOT in administrators group and with disabled UAC in Windows 7?

When UAC is disabled and you try to perform a task which requires elevated access, you get "Access Denied" for users not in administrators group. However when UAC is enabled, you get an ...
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Least-Privilege BUILTIN\Administrator Failure Configuring Application Control Policies with AppLocker

I'm configuring execution control on a computer running Windows 7 SP1 Ultimate with one hard drive with a single partition. With AppLocker comes the option to create "default rules". In the case of ...
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How can I change ownership/permissions to read every file in WindowsImageBackup, which is created by Windows Backup and Restore?

I want to be able to read all the files located in the WindowsImageBackup folder, which is created by Windows 7 Backup and Restore. Specifically, I need to be able to search them for an ASCII string ...
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Changing permissions on FileZilla Server

I've just setup a FileZilla Server on Windows, every thing is going well, but, I cant change the file permissions. When I'm using windows explorer I get this: And when I'm using FileZilla FTP ...
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brew prune permission denied - what should group and permissions be?

Reinstalling python using brew so that hopefully psycopg2 will stop giving errors: Library not loaded: /usr/local/opt/postgresql/lib/libpq.5.dylib So following this answer: mikekilmer$ brew prune ...
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WMI issue: User credentials cannot be used for local connections

We are using Directory Monitor from DEVenterprise.net to monitor remote file and directory changes. Recently it stopped working. We receive a WMI error stating that the credentials cannot be used for ...
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BGinfo on logon screen (Windows 7, Non-Administrator)

In Windows 7, it's not that easy to show information on the logon screen with BGinfo. I got it working by converting the BMP file (that BGinfo creates) to a JPG file (with BMP2JPG.exe), and placing it ...
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How to require admin permissions to stop an executable in Windows 8

I have an executable on a Windows 8 machine, that I’d like to keep running. The problem is, the guy I share my dorm room and the Windows 8 machine with keeps shutting it off. Is there a way ...
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How to restrict access to a specific page in Microsoft SharePoint?

I am using SharePoint 2013 and have it set so Active Directory domain users are able to read/view only. This works, but I have created a sub-page that I want to restrict access to. I only want a ...
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registry changes not being retained after reboot

My Windows 7 user account is an administrator. In regedit, I remove some entries from HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run After I reboot, the entries are back again. The entries I ...
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Permissions - could not execute temp folder - dropbox and java applications

So I was having an issue with multiple application on my windows 8 machine. Dropbox would not start, or run on my admin user. I also run a Java application called "Five9" and it was having issues ...
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Use /sys/class/gpio/ in Python without root permissions

I want to interact with the GPIO pins using the Python module Ablib. And I want to do this without root permissions. How can I achieve this? When I create an ablib.Pin instance the module opens ...
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Representing web app users as OS users - bad idea?

How bad an idea is to have a web app that represents its users through OS users rather then storing them in a data base? And assuming their privileges are properly set up, to handle their http ...
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windows disc read-only after mounting in linux

For accessing my windows (NTFS) partition in linux, I have the following line in fstab # <file system> <mount point> <type> <options> <dump> ...
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applescript permissions for copied files

Using applescript, I'm copying PY files to a location in OSX. However, they don't compile when I load Python, it seems because the permissions havent been set on the files. When I look at "get info" ...
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Is there a way to use ACL to deny access to folders by user, preferrably by making them invisible?

Is there a way to use Linux's Access Control Lists feature to deny access to folders by user, preferrably by making them invisible? This is needed for a chroot SFTP environment where we want to block ...
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Samba server not taking credentials on a windows machine

I had a series of problems with samba server. I have a ubuntu server 14.04 installed here on the office. I installed the samba server, and it worked correctly with a test folder. Then i installed a ...
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Add single user to all folder security permissions

I need to add a user to the security permissions on all folders in a windows 7 file structure. The problem is that I can't enforce inheritance, because only the one user needs access and that would ...
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icacls on windows 7 not working, Permission denied when saving an image file

I have been trying to solve this for 2 hours, on linux this is very easy. Please kindly help me. I keep getting this error : file_put_contents(C:\xampp\htdocs\skripsi\images): failed to open stream: ...
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How to create/edit files for a nologin user in RHEL/CentOS?

I have a user defined like so: sudo useradd -m -s /sbin/nologin foo It is not meant to be logged into but it is meant to serve a web application. However, if I try to do anything inside the ...
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PHP User in NGINX not Accessing File, Permission with Group

I know that nginx sets the user for php as www-data. Therefore the user www-data needs access to the entire structure as described in this blog post. To express my issues I will have to define some ...