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keeping file management smooth with NFS between two linux systems

I have my linux based NAS set up with NFS shares that are read only so my Ubuntu server can access certain files and folders. Now I need my Ubuntu server to be able to write to those NFS shares. The ...
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Directory Permission

My server is running redhat and has two users A and B, User A ownes /dirA Now I have created /dirA/dirB and did chown -R B:B /dirA/dirB/ when I su B and cd /dirA/dirB/ it workes fine. But when I ...
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How to set up mass executable file permission to all my scripts?

PROBLEM I have new servers and copied lot of files with these conditions: lot of files different suffix lost permissions among them there are other files now I need to set up all and only ...
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How to disable access right to the folder in Window 7?

I have two administrative accounts: A and B, and a standard account C. I want User A and C to have a permission to access a folder (can be any folder) but not B. Logging in from the account A, I ...
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How to password protect a folder on Unix/Linux without encryption?

I've searched a round quite a bit in the past and present for either a builtin feature or program for this, but had no luck. I want to password protect a folder, but do not wish to encrypt it. The ...
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Remove inherited permissions with SetACL

I'm using SetACL as an alternative to icacls to process objects' DACL SACL and ownership. After reading the documentation, I see that the clear parameter clears the ACL of any non-inherited ACEs, ...
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Root access permission in normal user directories?

Short story; I run a setup as root to install a program, which will create some files and directories in home folder of a normal user. The error is I don't have write permission to it. So I go to the ...
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Strange behavior when sudo -u

I'm trying to set up daily backups of my postgres database. To that end I've created a /home/backups directory, and inside it the /home/backups/postgres directory. The owner of /home/backups/postgres ...
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nginx php can't write files on centos machine

I have this PHP code: <?php $myfile = fopen("testfile.txt", "w") ?> And the following permissions in my '/usr/share/nginx/html' directory drwxrwxrwx. 3 root root 4096 Nov 20 08:51 . ...
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Error writing to USB mounted on Raspberry Pi

I have a Raspberry Pi which I recently bought, and am planning to use it as a torrent box. While setting it up (over SSH) I tried to mount a 8GB SanDisk USB Drive I had connected to it earlier. ...
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disable UAC for specific programs so they can be run on non-administrative accounts [duplicate]

I want to disable UAC for specific programs so they can be run by non-administrative accounts but with administrative permissions. How can I do this? I use Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit.
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Does dd require CAP_SYS_RAWIO?

A little while ago, I found out from this that there used to be a way to semi-permanently disable the ability of even root to modify immutable & append-only flags (lcap CAP_LINUX_IMMUTABLE) or ...
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Cannot view hidden files and unable to edit a registry key: Error writing value's new content

I am unable to select either of the two options for Hidden Files and Folders in Folder Options settings in Windows 7. After I select and apply it reverts back to the no selection state(refer picture ...
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Host Django applications without root access

A friend of mine has his own server and I have just a plain user account. Is there some way we can set up Apache such that I can deploy Python WSGI applications without getting full root access to the ...
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What is the policy for permissions on /proc/<PID>/environ?

I see, that usual user process gets user-readable permissions: -r-------- 1 1000 1000 0 Nov 19 13:51 /proc/9083/environ but f.ex. SCREEN daemon gets root ownership: -r-------- 1 root root 0 Nov 19 ...
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recreating just the uid/gid unix permissions from tar

I was restoring a root partition based on a tar backup from system-rescue-cd. It went ok except the uid/gid mappings on the system-rescue-cd disk did not match the ones on this debian system that I ...
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Batch File to upload via FTP - 550 Permission Denied

I am trying to create a batch file that will upload a single file by FTP every time it is ran. Everything looks good in windows cmd. I get past the authentication of user name and password and after ...
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Group Policy Error Code 0x80070005

We have a group policy set up, it's a computer policy that moves a file from a network location to the standard Windows wallpaper location C:\Windows\Web\wallpaper. A user policy then sets the desktop ...
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Current Time Machine HDD bad sectors - Clone to new HDD or do new clean TM backup to new HDD?

Questions follow dots. The rest is history and system hardware/software. It is an internal 3TB Hitachi drive that has 5 reallocated bad sectors on my: MacPro 5,1 3.33 GHz 6-Core Intel Xeon 24 ...
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Why does Google Docs still ask me for permission when people try to view my doc? [migrated]

I created a doc that I want anyone with a link to see. Here are the settings I used. I gave that link to people on my site. For some reason, every week, I get emails from Google Docs saying that ...
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Is it possible to elevate the permission of a program in Windows without using “Run as Administrator”?

I have an MSI that needs to run with administrator permissions. This installer will do some admin stuff, and eventually put a shortcut on the user's desktop. When I set the installer to "Run as ...
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How to show system users in finder dialogue

I am trying to follow this tutorial http://ifmeister.com/mamp-file-permissions-for-a-local-development-environment/ to avoid user changes when working with MAMP. Go to your server root or project ...
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How to solve python bug without root permission

Python has a bug that can be fixed by modifying a file in /usr/lib/. But I don't have permission to edit that file, is there any way to solve this problem? Is it possible to overwrite that solution in ...
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Is it possible to set specific useraccess to an ftp on debian7?

Heyy guys, I want to set specific useraccess for my ftp running on an Debian 7. At first, let me explain everything: For a higher security I want to disable any logins (in the console and ftp) for ...
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How to tar a directory preserving not only permissions, but ownership too

I have to compress a directory using tar.gz preserving not only permissions, but ownership/groups too. And, in this directory there are many files that belong to many users.
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VisualSVN 2.5.16 authentication is driving me crazy - not working in MS Windows 7

VisualSVN 2.5.16 on a server, Tortoise SVN 1.8.1 as a client on a development machine. I've set up permissions on the VisualSVN Server Manger for someone to give them access to a repo. The ...
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Cannot reset WINS

I have a Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 computer with a rogue entry in the winsock catalog which I cannot remove. I've tried all of the following logged in as the local administrator and running from an ...
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Don't allow users to delete their home folder in Windows Server 2012

So i have this share setup, where i have the folder "users" shared and in that folder are 2 other folders for students and teachers and each one has folders for corresponding users. I have managed to ...
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Allowing Underprivileged Users to Install Fonts on Windows 7 [duplicate]

I've run into this huge issue with a graphic designer. They want to be able to install fonts they have downloaded. This user is a non-admin user on the local machine and a non-admin user on our ...
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Why can't nginx access puma socket on CentOS 7?

So I have a Ruby on Rails app in /var/www/ owned by nginx with 755 permissions. Said app is intended to be deployed via puma. Like so: rvmsudo -u nginx bundle exec puma -e production -d -b ...
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Ubuntu: secure a folder & contents ?

Assuming that the root user is pretty much off limits, how would one go about securing a folder & its contents so that viewing & using it or anything in it is denied? e.g. ls would not ...
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Execute permission is not set for folders which are shared form a widows 2008 R2 server using NFS

I have shared few folders using NFS share(ro) form a windows machine and mounted on a Linux server. I could not see execute permission from them. [root@db2suse mnt]# ls -l total 9 drwxr--r--. 2 ...
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Allow a user to have access to all root privileges EXCEPT…

I'm starting to learn more about Linux security and I know a little bit about granting partial root privileges, but I need to revoke partial root privileges. Say I have two accounts, admin and user. ...
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How to protect an SMB shared directory with a password on WIndows Server 2008?

There is this directoy inside a shared resource that's accessible to everyone and I have to secure it so only one user can have access to it, so I proceeded to create their account and then set the ...
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How solve permission problems for docker in ubuntu?

I have installed docker as described here. I use Ubuntu Trusty 14.04 (LTS) (64-bit). Everything during installation was well. Also command $ sudo docker run -i -t ubuntu /bin/bash completes well ...
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Samba Guest User ACL Permissions issue

I am trying to set up a share where the underlying files are owned by a particular user but the samba guest user (nobody) has permissions to read/execute. I have spent ages trying different things and ...
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Access denied on a directory (my own): So locked down that everything fails from icacls to takeown

On my Windows 8.1 system, I have a folder called "D:\Benutzer\Alle\Musik" (I'm german, this is like Users/All/Music) which was linked to the Music library folder in windows. I decided to add my music ...
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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 [duplicate]

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? [closed]

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 ...