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Setting Deny Permissions with ICACLS on “This Folder”

ICACLS "{PATH}" /DENY "{AD Group}:(D)" I want to deny the ability for {AD Group} to delete the parent folder but still have permissions to delete child folder and files. However, when I set the DENY ...
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Resetting / Managing User / NTFS Permissions

I'm having a stressful time with User / File / NTFS permissions under Win8.1 I don't know when exactly it happend but something probably went a bit wrong with the permissions on some of my folders, ...
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Possible to mount an NTFS partition with uid=1000,gid=1000,dmask=022,fmask=133 but allow files to later be chmod'd?

This is for a single-user system that's using an NTFS partition as its $HOME; is it possible to mount the partition in such a way that New files would be owned by $USER:$USER with 644 permission ...
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NTFS change journal user permissions

On Windows (2000+) is it possible to grant non-administrator users rights to be able to read a NTFS change journal? As far as I can see by reading MSDN ...
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NTFS folder permission: Full control for group

I have windows server 2012. Now i am setting some folder permissions. The issue is that the Administrators are not able to edit any of the folders, remotely on LAN. Even if the "Administrators" group ...
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rsync on NTFS - permissions

I'm backing up directories on a Fedora machine onto an NTFS drive (fuseblk according to df -T) and it seems to go just fine with this: ls -t | sed -e "1,"$n"d" | xargs -d '\n' rm -rf nice rsync -azv ...
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Create Home Directories and Assign Access Permissions

I need to creates a home directory and assigns access permissions for all users in the domain. i already know about the power shell script that's been floating around on the web. But my problem is ...
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Files copied to shared folder do not inherit permissions

I have a shared directory with the Guest account having Read & execute, Read, List contents permissions. I can access files over the network (e.g. on my tablet or laptop) without issue. However, ...
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Confused about wording of text in the Effective Permissions window

On the Effective Permissions window in Windows Explorer you can enter a user or group name and see what permissions that user or group would have over that particular file. I'm slightly confused ...
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Mounting ntfs subdirectories of device

I have an external hard drive mounted in arch-linux using /etc/fstab: dev/sda1 /mnt/share ntfs-3g user,users,gid=users,fmask=113,dmask=002,locale=en_US.UTF-8 0 0 charles@arch ~ $ ls -l ...
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sitecopy insists on a ~/.netrc with 600 permissions, but my ~/ is on an NTFS partition

I am desperately trying to get sitecopy to run from my computer, but the stupid thing seems to insist on reading my ~/.netrc file, even if the manpage seems to say otherwise ("If it exists, the ...
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How to remove the requirement for administrator permission from a file in Windows 8.1?

I have recently launched TrueCrypt in Administrator Mode and created a encryped file container. Now when I want to move the file, rename the file or do anything it requires me to approve the action ...
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How to remove obsolete users from ACLs and other unneeded data from an NTFS drive?

I have a hard-drive on which I have re-installed Windows many times with numerous users which have accessed numerous files. I’ve also plugged the drive into other Windows computers with other users. ...
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Unable to change access permissions on external ntfs Harddrive

I am fairly new with Linux when it comes to mounting hard drives, so hopefully this is a simple question. I recently purchased a 3TB hard drive that would have read/write access with both Mac and ...
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At what point does Windows 7 built-in Guest account can write into HKLM key?

I'm not sure what went wrong in my Windows 7 permissions configuration, but I just discovered that while being logging in as a Guest account I can add and remove keys from the ...
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1answer
93 views

Who should own the root folder of a drive?

All partitions are NTFS. The system is Windows 7 Pro. It does not belong to a domain. I do use shared folders occasionally (both via the Homegroup and old school sharing). Should I set the owner to be ...
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1answer
240 views

Mount NTFS dive with permissions set to 777

I need to mount a NTFS drive with permissions set to 777 on debian. The code i have in fstab now is: /dev/sdb2 /disk ntfs defaults,nls=utf8,umask=000,uid=1000,windows_names 0 ...
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Linux cp Permission denied on ntfs file system

Could someone kindly explain why I get this Permission Denied error? I personally am user g and as ls shows I have read and write permission for both source and destination. My system is slackware ...
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1answer
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Change owncloud data directory to an external drive

Owncloud 5.0.9 is installed on my raspberry pi and is working flawlessly. But since my raspberry pi hasn't much space, I wanted to move the data directory on an external drive. I have a 1,5GB ...
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When I try to write to an NTFS partition in Arch Linux, it fails with “cannot open <file>: permission denied”. Why?

I'm running Arch Linux off a flash drive. /dev/sdb1 is mounted as /, /dev/sdb2 is mounted as /home. /dev/sda3 is the main NTFS partition on the internal hard drive of my laptop. I have it mounted, ...
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Everyone has read/write/execute permission, but no one can create files

I mounted my USB hard drive using the instructions here and, well: $ sudo mount -t ntfs -o umask=000 -rw /dev/sda1 "/media/MyBook/" $ ls -l /media total 12 (a couple irrelevent directories here) ...
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Set up NTFS permissions to deny access to a user but allow one of their programs

Is it possible to set up NTFS permissions on a folder to deny access to a user, while allowing a specific program running under their account to access it? Specifically, user A is logged in as an ...
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115 views

How to run GCC compiled output on NTFS drive?

Basically, I have three major partitions on my machine as I'm dual booting: Partition1: Windows-7 Partition2: Linux-Mint Partition3: SHARED_NTFS_DRIVE Well, I've reserved only a minimal chunk of ...
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Windows 8: Cannot access external drives. “Location is not available” “Access is Denied”

Background Information Our office is running a pilot of Windows 8 on a 100 machines. As I've been using Windows 8 at home since the Consumer Preview, I put my name into the pilot. My laptop was due ...
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406 views

Share folder read permissions for everyone and ntfs write for local group?

Been trying something that seemed easy but apparently isn't. I have a shared folder in a domain network. I set share permissions for everyone as read only. No other permissions are set. Then I tab ...
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NTFS: prevent/deny directory delete in a otherwise “personal” folder

I have a directory shared via CIFS from a Windows 7 "server". No domain: just simple workgroup. My clients access this directory via LAN via "Standard User" (no "Administrator") accounts on the ...
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“Deny All Permissions to Everyone” doesn't prevent me from deleting a file? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to deny delete/modify permission to a file? The story is pretty simple: I'm an administrator. To prevent accidental deletion of a file, I have denied all ...
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765 views

Is there a way to change the permissions of a series of directories on Windows 7 without getting a dialog box when it can't change the rights?

Is there some way to change the permissions recursively on a series of directories without getting a dialog box that pops up and tells me it can't change the permissions on a particular file? I keep ...
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1answer
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How to make a ntfs partition on internal HDD read-only, and later writable?

My laptop has a HDD which has several partitions. One ntfs partition is for Windows7 installation, one ntfs partition is for my personal files, and there are some other partitions. I would like to ...
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Unable to use NTFS partition for Dropbox in Linux

Dropbox won't let me choose the sync folder inside a NTFS partition. First thought I had was mounting and its permissions (the Dropbox installer does let me choose my linux home as the Dropbox home). ...
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OS X - read permission on NTFS drive

I'm on OS X Mountain Lion and I try to copy a folder from an NTFS formatted usb drive, which I stored there from a Windows 7 computer. The NTFS drive is mounted as read only in Mountain Lion, which ...
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How to bind old user's SID to new user to remain NTFS file ownership and permissions after freshly reinstall of Windows?

Each time we reinstalled Windows, it will create a new SID for user even the username is as same as before. // example (not real SID format, just show the problem) user SID -------------------- ...
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How can I trace NTFS and Share Permissions to see why I can (or can't) write a file

I'm trying to track down WHY I can write in a folder that, by my best estimation, I should not be able to write. The folder is shared with "Everyone" has "Full Control", with the files being more ...
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1answer
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Is there a solution to replace Account Unknown (S-1-5-21-*) SIDs with existing SID

I have a typical "Account Unknown" on many files from old/other Windows installations and there are a ton of typical answers everywhere. However, I'm not looking for typical takeown, subinacl, xcacls ...
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1answer
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Prevent Windows 7 User Accounts from accessing files in other User Accounts

I'm trying to set up another User Account on my Windows 7 Professional laptop for use by another person. I do not want that person to have access to any of the files in my User Account on the same ...
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Cannot remove files on Windows

I've got some files that I wish to delete. They are on a local hard drive. This hard drive has never been near any other operating system. I am the administrator, and the only administrator, for this ...
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Creating files in NTFS root folder

Introduction: I'm attempting (and in part succeding) in replacing a number of folders with mounted VHDs in Windows Server 2008 R2, in an attempt to emulate UNIX' bahaviour with bind- or loop-mounts. ...
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Make file undeleteable but accessable

Iam having a problem with denying current user from deleting file on desktop. I tried to use icacls with: icacls file /grant:r %username%:(X,AD,WD,RD) from site but it didnt help I tried to deny ...
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Windows 7: Removing Folder Permissions

I've just invested in an SSD, but it's only 120GB so I want to limit what I put on it. Specifically, I want to move some higher-volume folders (e.g. Music/Videos/Dropbox) to another drive - but I ...
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NTFS Permissions - SYSTEM

Are there any possible side effects to removing permissions for SYSTEM on an NTFS directory? It is a non-system (user documents) folder. I know the obvious (i.e., that SYSTEM will no longer to be able ...
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NTFS Permissions - Folders and subfolders

Quick scenario on a local Windows system. Drive E: is formatted with NTFS has the following layout and permissions: E:\ (JohnDoe) E:\folder (Administrator) ...
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Windows: Give access to a drive only for given user(s)?

Using Windows Vista. What is the correct and best way to limit access to an entire drive (not the C windows drive) for all users except certain specified users (adhering to principle of least ...
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1answer
120 views

Windows: Prevent access to a drive for a user?

Using Windows Vista. What is the correct and best way to prevent access to an entire drive (not the C windows drive) for a particular user? Probably I prefer an NTFS solution rather than hiding ...
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226 views

How to migrate file ownership on windows?

I just replaced my old (Windows XP) computer by a new one (Windows 7). Thus, I am working with a new user. How can I change the file ownership of my files on my various external HDDs to the new user? ...
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Why would the NTFS ACL utility `icacls` alter the system partition behind the scene?

I attached an hdd to my win7 machine and assigned the drive letter I: to the only partition on the hdd. The hdd was originally from another computer, and to avoid all those "you don't currently have ...
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Access for admins is denied on user profile folders on Windows 7

As a member of the 'Administrators' group on Windows 7 (not in a domain), I launch explorer with admin rights (ctrl-shift). User profile folders on the system disk (like 'c:\users\murray') have ...
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1answer
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how do i remove the administrator requirement for manipulating files on non-system hard drives in windows 7?

I recently upgraded from xp 32bit to win7 ultimate 64bit. i formatted the OS drive and installed on that, but i left my other drives alone. Now when i get into windows 7, every time i try to add, ...
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NTFS permissions - “Inherited from”?

I have a NTFS external hard disk. It was in use primarily with one laptop, but that laptop has since been replaced. With my new laptop, I'm finding all my files are now read-only. The "read-only" ...
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295 views

NTFS Disable Access from Linux with Permissions

I notice that if I boot into any linux liveCD, my NTFS drives are automatically mounted, and I have access to everything. This seems like a huge security issue. Is this a filesystem issue or ...
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1answer
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Cannot copy file from external disk to laptop

I have an external hard drive which contains many files copied from another PC running XP. While I was copying files from this external disk to a laptop running 64 bit Windows 7 I got errors that I ...