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Restore previous version of a folder when the owner is deleted

How to restore a previous folder version in Windows 7 (using the built-in shadow copy functionality) when the user that owned the folder is deleted? I can not change ownership as it denies me ...
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No access to network drive

I'm having trouble enabling permission to a network drive. When I try to access it through My Computer by entering \\serverName\d$, I'm prompted to enter my user name and password, but it doesn't ...
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Linux: User vs group permissions

I'm fairly new to Linux and testing around with it. I'm SSHing into the server, and I created a testuser while logged in as root ussing adduser. I noticed that it didn't create a home directory, so I ...
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Proper procedure - sftp access to www folder - To be able to upload files

My www folder is root:root. What should it be? My site works perfectly but maybe I am doing something wrong. My nginx.conf says user is 'nginx'. Should I be changing the www onwership and group to ...
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SQL Server Unattended Install through SSH

I'm trying to install SQL Server from the command line through Cygwin open-ssh. The install works when I log onto the server as Administrator and execute the script through a Cygwin shell, but the ...
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Linux group permission not applying correctly with hard link

I have a log file located at /var/log/snort/alerts. I want to grant one of my users access to read this file, however, I don't want to grant that user access to the directory /var/log/snort. My ...
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Outlook 2013 Sending E-mail As Another User

How would one send an email as another user using Outlook 2013 without "On Behalf of" appearing in the message? The user has delegate access to the other user's account and has the appropriate ...
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Crontab command set not working

I'm trying to set up crontab to run a shell script, but for some reason, the script doesn't get executed. I'm on system with OS X 10.8.5. crontab file 0 12 * * 1 /absolute/path/to/myscript.sh 0 15 * ...
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recovering a windows home server (v1) hdd

I just had my windows homeserver (v1) die All im left with are 3 hard drives 2 of the drives show up as blank when I plug them into my usb sata reader the 3rd drive has 2 partitions system and Data ...
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vsftpd on CentOS - permissions

I've searched a lot and I can't find a properly answer for my case. I think it has something to do with groups, but I can't discover a solution that fits me. So here's the deal: I have a home server ...
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How to mount shared folder/disk as 755 and not as 700 mode?

If I mount a time capsule disk (or another AFP, SMB network resource) and look on it with ls -la it appears as drwx------, so rsync can't access it (even with sudo). How to mount a network resource ...
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Permission denied creating dir.. user in group

This seems like it's probably going to be a stupid question. I am trying to create a subdir in a directory which is owned by a different user; but the group is the same that I belong to. What am I ...
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What happens to file permissions when a Mac file is moved to a Windows computer?

What happens to a file's permissions the file was on a Mac but is moved to a Windows computer, via a flash drive formatted as HFS+, for instance? Would the file lose its permissions? Would Windows ...
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Users can see all sub folders instead of those they have access to

I have set up some share file for multiple users and allowing them access only to folders that they have access to, this worked very well. But disk space was a problem, so I set up a bigger share on a ...
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How do i deactivate security permission on my Local disk?

I've accidentally changed permissions on my local disk in the Properties → Security window and now I can't access my files. How do I restore correct permissions?
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Linux Web Server Permissions - Write But Not View/Modify/Delete

I have a Joomla website with Chronoforms installed. I have created a contact form with it which includes a File Upload. For security reasons i cant have anyone viewing the files/folder. But obviously ...
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network drive - access denied - second login required

Windows 7 says "Access denied" when trying to open a mapped network drive. The permissions are setup correctly. When you logout and login again (don't reboot), it's possible to access the drive. I ...
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Red x on windows user

I have the same issue as this serverfault question. My question is what does the red cross on the user mean? In my case he is the administrator. How do I remove the red cross. I restarted the computer ...
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Listing unreadable group files in Unix

Is there a way I can list ordinary files that are unreadable by a group in Unix? What would be the necessary code for that? And can I do it without using the find command?
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Correct permissions for Windows 7 for firefox and chrome

My computer has the following problem, when I start firefox the autoupdater does not work until I restart firefox with admin rights, also the Unity 3D plugin does not work if the browser is not ...
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How to get access to a folder?

I prohibited all types of access (full access, changing, reading writing) to the specified folder for the group "All Users". After that, even Built-In Admin can't access this folder. Now I can't ...
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Is it possible to apply special restrictions for a content of a directory?

I want restrict permissions to the content of a directory /abc/def/: disable links (symbolic or hard) limit the number of write permissions pointing to the same file (e.g. to 1, so only one process ...
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Windows 8 shared-folder permissions for different accounts on different computers

I have ComputerA with account A@outlook.com and ComputerB with account B@hotmail.com. ComputerA and ComputerB have a few shared folders and I would like for them to be accessible by both ...
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Windows Vista SP2 access denied to c: drive (RESOLVED)

I have inadvertently managed to remove all permissions to my C: drive so now its become read only and is obviously causing numerous problems. I have tried booting in safe mode with command prompt ...
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How to create new directory in Netatalk 3.x (AFP) share with group write permission

I have 2 users : userA userB both in the group : studio They are using the same shared folder workdir if userA creates a new folder inside workdir, it looks like : drwxr-sr-x+ 2 userA ...
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Ubuntu user ftp access

Having real issues with ftp access to my cloud VPS ubuntu solution. I have tried both vsftpd and pure-ftpd. I found that both were limited. I have now tried to focus on vsftpd as it is well received. ...
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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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Disabling all write (cd burning) permissions for a specific group of users on all CD/DVD drives mounted in Windows XP Pro SP3

I want all users within 'Restricted' user group (Windows XP Professional SP3) to be able to read from CDs/DVDs they insert. I don't want these users to be able to burn any CDs/DVDs using CDRW/DVDRW ...
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Copied a folder from Windows to Ubuntu, have no permissions

I took a web project from my Window's disk and put it under /var/www. localhost (my web server) doesn't recognize it because of permissions. What do I need to run on the folder so that apache can ...
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How do I set the umask for all applications running under a specific user?

Is there any way to set the default umask for GUI applications on a mac without modifying /etc/launchd.conf or similar? I want to change it for my account without affecting others.
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Snow Leopard won't start due to disk permissions issue

I think I changed the permissions for the hard drive and now my MacBook Pro won't load. I can access the terminal using the OSX install disc. What are the commands required to reset the permissions ...
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Script in include path not accessible to home user

So I have put a shortcut to one my scripts into /usr/bin so it is included. But command can be run only by root, other users failed to run it :( $ sudo su # chmod +x /opt/altf2/altf2 # ln -s ...
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Mapped drive accessible from my computer but not “Browse” window

I have mapped a network drive on a Windows 7 enterprise 32 bit computer successfully and it is accessible when accessing it through "My Computer". When I open a program and attempt to browse to said ...
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Are these OS X permission settings a disaster waiting to happen?

After installing Lion, I started having permission problems for something so simple as tossing files in the trash. So, perhaps stupidly, I did a "Get Info" on the hard drive and changed the ...
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How to protect sudosh logs against deletion?

I'm using sudosh to ensure, among other things, that vendors who are given ssh access to my server can be held accountable for operations they perform on the server. sudosh is recording the logs very ...
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Solaris 10 user does not inherit privileges from user_attr

I have created a user called manager and set the /etc/user_attr file to allow net_privaddr privileges. But when I log into a shell as that user I'm not seeing those privileges granted. This is causing ...
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scp permission error

I am trying to do a scp from a server where the user home directory has been given permission 744 recursively. On doing scp I am getting the following error "C0744 1733 database.cpp" . The situation ...
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How to allow a user to modify settings on one particular network adaptor, while the others may only be changed by an administrator?

I've configured a Windows-7 Professional machine with a particular data acquisiation program for a experiment, that will be carried out by a different group at a remote location. The DAQ equipment ...
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Security of OS X Lion server

If Lion server runs on OS X Lion, what is accessible from the "outside"? If I open a port and connect it to the ip of the Lion server, will that traffic be intercepted by the server app and limiting ...
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Administrator account is corrupted?

After successfully solving my previous problem i stumbled upon another shortly after. Once i logged into my administrator account i have noticed the following missing: Quick launch which also cannot ...
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rsync: archiving over ssh

I'd like to use rsync to regularly archive a local directory containing upwards of 4G of data, using a low-privileges user account on a remote machine that has write access to only the backup ...
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How to run an application with administrator rights all the time?

I have a shortcut to an application that I have to run as administrator. There is an option in the properties of this shortcut that this application should be always ran as administrator. ...
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RHEL and Win7 Dual Boot Shared Folder Permission

Good morning; I've set things up like this (but can easily modify if the solution calls for it) on a 500GB HDD: Win7 Enterprise 64-bit, 80GB partition; this was installed and configured first, using ...
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Need some help setting up Apache user directories

I would like to have Apache serve "normal" files out of /srv/http/public, and user files out of /srv/http/[user], so the directories might look like /srv/http /public index.html - Accessible at ...
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Why do I not have permissions to run this method?

I'm using a Ruby gem called IMGKit and when I use the gem's to_img method in the console I get this error: IMGKit::CommandFailedError: Command failed: /rubyprograms/search --format jpg ...
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Edit / Save a file owned by root in OS X

Using this example Im trying to edit a root file - like /private/etc/hosts but when I click Unlock, it does not ask for the OS X password. According to the link I should: Save the file. Because ...
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Cannot open a file just copied to the System32 folder in Windows 7

I'm facing a really strange behavior with Windows 7. After copy a file to the System32 folder, in Windows 7 Ultimate x64, the file becomes a kind of ghost. It can be seen in Windows Explorer, can ...
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Cannot write to NAS but was previously able to

I have been unable to write to my NAS recently. When I go to save a file to one of the folders I get the message "you dont have permission to save to this location" . I can see all the folders and ...
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problem with linux usb device permission on reboot

THe below output from my terminal probably should make sense to those able to help: [root@Plugbox ~]# cd /dev/bus/usb [root@Plugbox usb]# ls 001 [root@Plugbox usb]# cd 001 [root@Plugbox 001]# ls -l ...
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Getting error code -41 when copying files to external drive

I'm having trouble copying some files from my mac to an external hard drive: I keep getting the nondescript "error code -41". I noticed some of the files with an additional "@" permission bit had ...