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Translate permissions with as sshfs remote mount?

I have two computers on a network, call these Q and X. I want to mount via sshfs X:/ to Q:/mnt/X. So to do this I use: user@Q $ sudo sshfs root:X/ /mnt/X This successfully mounts it and allows the ...
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Can't change any system settings via Chrome Remote Desktop on Xubuntu

I'm connecting to my remote server running Xubuntu. When I log in directly to the box, all is fine - the problem appears when I connect using Chrome Remote Desktop. If I try and do anything important ...
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Set permissions for a folder for everyone except the owner

I created a folder in my workplace's domain. I am not the Administrator, so if I set any restrictions for Everyone it applies to me too. If I create another set of permissions for Owner (me), the ...
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How to configure an brand new windows 7/8 for digital signage/infoscreen/infoterminal usage?

The point is: I'm using windows mainly as an end-user - not as developer. Our software was been developed for an micro-pc that runs OS X or a small Debian. Due missing drivers we have to switch to ...
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After upgrading to Windows 10 from 7 my User is no longer being counted as an Administrator when running certain programs

My user account is still an Administrator. Visual Studio 2013, wouldn't let me attach to process. Says it needs to restart as administrator. This was not an issue with Windows 7 only started after ...
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Permissions issue with users having same group

USER A need to execute a shell script from a Jenkins job (using SSH plugin), scripts reside in an AIX directory, belonging to USER B. Both the users belong to same group. Script basically deploys ...
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How to use git to commit read-only file?

I create a read-only file (file permission 444). When I use git add and git commit, I got a message as below: [master (root-commit) 5b1336e] initial commit 1 file changed, 0 insertions(+), 0 ...
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getting permission denied when uploading gfiles using php on ec2

I am trying to upload files using PHP on a Amazon t1.small instance but getting the following error: [ Tue Aug 25 22:04:25.163568 2015] [:error] [pid 6467] [client 120.56.186.247:2440] PHP Warning: ...
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apache userdir - home folder permissions

I have added the userdir module with a2enmod userdir I have configured the following in the sites-available/example.conf UserDir disabled UserDir enabled lazaro UserDir www Then I have created a ...
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Custom template permissions bug in Tuleap

A custom template in Tuleap (Open Source “Application Lifecycle Management” software) has been created by an admin with several documents and folders in Documents service. Whenever a document or ...
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Taking Over Ownership

So I took ownership over a folder and then I deleted the folder. Does that effect ownership security of the rest of folder in mast folder? Folder I deleted was a duplicate I made, it was nothing ...
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Can one achieve directory permissions on Android? [migrated]

On any android device 99.5% of the apps want the permission "Write / Read contents of SD card" in a combination with "Full network access". Theoretically these 2 permissions are enough for the app to ...
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Permissions inheritance problems with Windows 10

Since upgrading to Windows 10, I have moved over my hard drive from Windows 8.1 which contained my Users folder. I have previously made migrations like this with no issues, but this time, I'm getting ...
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windows 7-start menu folders/subfolders show short cuts/empty

Upgraded from windows 7 to 10 and rolled back.Start menu folders/subfolders changed to short cuts/empty losing the link to user, changed user permission.Seems to be an issue with security permission ...
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File permissions using nfs-mounted vfat disk

I'm trying to get full access to a disk on a home server. On the server a raspberry pi with debian, there's only one user, "pi", with root privileges. On the client, an ubuntu machine, I have two ...
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Why do a certain directory content's permissions change when shutting down computer?

I'm using the sudo chmod -R 775 /dev command via the terminal for development purposes, but, every time my computer shuts down, all of the directory's contents revert to how they were before the ...
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Changing file permissions for System Volume Information given a “Failed to enumerate objects…” error after reinstalling Windows 10

How can I grant permission to move files between drives after reinstalling Windows 10? Yesterday, I rest windows 10 by erasing all files on C. Now, moving files on other drives requires permission. ...
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setting permissions for sql reporting sever

I am trying to install Microsoft SQL Server 2014. and received the following error Updating permission setting for folder 'C:\Windows\Temp' failed. The folder permission setting were supposed to be ...
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Find the permision that gives a user access to a folder

A user can access a folder that he should not be able to access. He doesn't seem to have the permissions but it could be a nested group. Is there a way to show all users that have access to a folder ...
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Set directory tree to belong to fixed group

I have a directory tree under /mnt/data where I would like to keep data. I would ike my user: guest to have read access student to have read and write access me to also have read and write access ...
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/etc/shadow - how could it be edited when it is read only

I am trying to change the content of /etc/shadow file but realize it is read only sghk1> ls -l /etc/shadow -r-------- 1 root sys 4045 Aug 19 16:13 /etc/shadow the /etc/shadow file ...
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Custom template in Tuleap

A custom template has been created with several documents and folders in Documents. Some of the documents have permissions: all_users: - registered_users: - project_members: - project_admins: Document ...
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Give specific user permission to use specific process under Linux

I want to know how to give specific user the permission to use specific process under Linux (Debian), for example MySQL. I have a user named "databasemanager", I want to allow him to log in as this ...
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I am the sole user (and administrator) of my PC, but I can't delete certain files from my C:\ drive because of permissions

I want to delete some folders from my C drive to clear up space, namely Windows.old which is just 100 gigabytes of wasted space. But when I try to delete it, it tells me I need permission from SYSTEM ...
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Malware sandbox (Cuckoo) permission denied for pcap file

I am trying to run an analysis on Cuckoo malware sandbox but keep running into a permission error. This is what I get when I submit a file for analysis: 2015-08-16 02:27:27,477 ...
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Does a Unix process automatically get supplemental-groups permissions?

User spock belongs to groups human and vulcan. File holo is owned by user root and by group vulcan. Its permissions are rwxrwx--- (770). Process tractor is started by user spock, and has uid spock ...
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debian: permission denied for all users except of root

I wrote a bash script today which might destroyed some of my user settings and/or permissions. Now I know it was quite stupid to test the script on my live-system ;). What is not working? Every ...
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dotlock permissions problems with dovecot and OS X 10.10.3++

I have installed dovecot on OS X Yosemite via Homebrew. But for some reason I can't get it to fully work properly anymore starting with the 10.10.3 system update by Apple. There's some kind of ...
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Access file/folder properties when using runas in Windows 10

I frequently use an application such as notepad (file/open) to access file/folder properties with different credentials other than my logged in account. After upgrading to Windows 10 however it ...
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Permissions totally messed up - Windows 7

I totally messed up my user permissions as I keep getting an 'Access Denied System 5 error" at a command prompt. In my stupidity, I just started changing all the 'user/mycomputer' permissions thru UAC ...
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WordPress and WinSCP permissions: Getting Upload of file … was successful, but error occurred while setting the permissions and/or timestamp

I have an EC2 instance and in it I use WordPress. To edit WordPress plugins and themes files I use WinSCP. The problem is that if I try to edit a file via WinSCP I get the following error message: ...
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Can't sftp into server Permission denied, please try again

While trying to SFTP in to my server i get debug1: Authentications that can continue: publickey,password Permission denied, please try again. Even though i am using the right password. SSHD_CONFIG ...
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How to configure Apache to only allow access from local IP addresses?

I have an Apache server serving a few domains (virtual hosts). Inside one of them I want a virtual directory to be accessible only from the local network: <VirtualHost *:80> DocumentRoot ...
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I'm losing permissions to certain nerwork folders after opening remote desktop

A number of employees at our company are struggling with this issue and our IT department has no idea how to resolve it. I've been given access to folders on our network drive, but every time I ...
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Clean way to preserve permissions in backups from Linux stored on NTFS

With cygwin, rsync and SSH I have set up a backup mechanism that copies all of the vServers (running Debian) contents to my local NTFS hard drive (running Windows 10) and it works. Partially. I use ...
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Set directory permissions so process inside can’t “access outside”

How may I setup permissions for a directory, so that a C program compiled and launched inside that directory can’t access files and directories outside that dir (ex. via fopen).
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A Windows 10 fault with file permissions

Not sure if the question has arisen in this form before. I've just upgraded to Windows10 on my desktop (an HP PAvilion23) and found that file permissions were changed to read/execute; writing and ...
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What are the correct permissions for the .gnupg enclosing folder? gpg: WARNING: unsafe enclosing directory permissions on configuration file

I don't want to just chmod and run until I get the right answer, nor do I want to run GnuPG as root. The easy fix would be to just set it so that only my user can read it, but I don't think that's the ...
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Minimum possible permissions for a Win7 user to login?

On my Win7 Pro x64 system, I would like to run a program I have 99% confidence in (specifically, Blitzgewitter by Titan). However, on the off chance of a trojan, I would like to run it in a sandboxed ...
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User Access to a Folder on File Server

We have one File Server running Windows Server 2008 R2. We have different folders on File Server like HR, Operations, Accounts, Finance, Sales ec cetra. User A is a new user and he/she wants to access ...
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How can I reset permissions in system folders to the correct settings?

Background: Somehow the security permissions on many folders in ProgramData got changed to allow access only to my user account. This caused a variety of problems such as services not starting because ...
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Dovecot permission denied to create folders and not saving emails

my inbox roundcube is empty, always, and when i check /var/log/mail.log says to Permission denied and more errors in my DOVECOT. check the log: Aug 7 19:41:04 email dovecot: ...
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assign permission on DFS server 2012

I have 4 directories and 4 groups and I want each group have access to one directory for example GroupA access to Directory A and GroupB access to Directory B and .... . and also I install DFS ...
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Is there a way to open non-runnable files directly from CLI

Let's say I have file without execution permission. Now a quick way to open such a file over the CLI is to use xdg-open which uses the system default to open a specific file. Is it now possible to ...
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How to get permissions to modify registry keys in System\DriverDatabase\DriverPackages

It says I don't have permission to modify these keys. I typed sudo but it just made fun of me. Anyone know how I can get back at it?
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Permission necessary for Windows to work correctly

Among all the users we can grant permissions (Administrator, Administrators, Everyone, TrustedInstaller, SYSTEM, Users, etc) I ask you: Which of these are necessary for windows to work normally if ...
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Transfer full ownership of calendar in Outlook 2010

Is it possible to transfer full ownership of a calendar in Outlook 2010? It seems that simply setting a user to the "owner" permission level (via the calendar's properties window) does not grant that ...
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new mac user, need help taking ownership of a mac airbook

I am totally new to Mac environment, trying to develop an ionic/cordova hybrid app. I have just inherited a Macbook Air from a former teammate who left us in a hurry. Yeah. I have a login acct and ...
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Reset Windows file permissions [duplicate]

I mistakenly denied system access to one of my volumes on my PC. Now I can't access the volume. Any time I try opening it, it gives me an access denied error message. How can I access the volume?
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What is causing a folder to act hidden when it is not?

I have a home folder that is slightly grayed out. I can't open it unless I right click on it and 'Open'. This is Mac OS X 10.10.2. This folder has been troublesome and I would love to get your help ...