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NFSv4 Exports hierarchy

How are the NFSv4 permissions work in exports and mounts? I am exporting a pseudo root share with a set of permissions and then additional shares as sub directories of the export with different sets ...
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Difficulties changing permissions for a folder in Windows 7

I am trying to delete a folder in Windows 7 and I get the following error: "You need permission to perform this action" When I go into "Properties" and then the "Security" tab, my username does not ...
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What are the Computer Management Group Privileges actually granted?

Someone wants to do something to database or it's server and they always ask for "Admin" privileges. Often on questioning it turns out they need to add a column to a table, so you grant db_owner on ...
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How to fix broken “etc/sudoers” ownership on EC2?

Backstory: I was trying to get PHP to execute node, but ended up changing permissions / ownerships on probably more files and folders than I should of. At one point I stumbled upon someone's ...
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<wheel user> is not in sudoers file for NetBSD 7.0

I installed sudo on NetBSD 7.0 using pkg. I copied /usr/pkg/etc/sudoers to /etc/sudoers because the docs say /etc/sudoers and possibly /etc/sudoers.local is used. I uncommented the line wheel ALL=(ALL)...
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httpd 2.4 returning forbidden message when using alias

As a part of displaying a live log file, I managed to setup and deploy an httpd server on fedora 19. For accessing the log files that are outside the www folder, I created aliases, so that when test ...
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Is there a file system that supports the “Execute” permission that is supported by Windows and Linux?

I'm setting up a flash drive that someone else has to use for both Windows 10 and Ubuntu 14.04. Both contain programs for each OS. However, I cannot set the execute flag on Linux, so I cannot run any ...
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Recover missing folder/files from external hard drive (Mac 10.7.5)

I did a deep search to see if I could find an answer. I had posted this on stack overflow and was guided here. I found that an important folder was mysteriously missing on my (toshiba) external hard ...
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Give application/user access to USB device

I have a Mono application running on Raspbian that uses a certain USB device through libusb. If I start the application normally it fails to open the device. If I start the application as root (or ...
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Make directory writable on /var/www/html (Centos 7)

This below question are related to my question on Stack Overflow. I got following error when I went to generate an image on a particular directory: imagejpeg(/var/www/html/assets/files/captcha/...
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Cannot Access External Hard Drive From Windows 8

So basically whenever I try to copy something into the hard drive, the "You need permission screen will pop up." I will click continue, and it will copy for a few seconds, then it will abort telling ...
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MSYS2 permissions

In Windows 10, with MSYS2 I set my fstab to: none / cygdrive binary,posix=0,acl,user 0 0 I am unable to set execute permissions with chmod, despite having acl set in the fstab: # echo > foo # ...
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PHP permission denied for FreePBX sysadmin

Trying to install the sysadmin module in FreePBX, but it keeps giving this: mkdir(): Permission denied /var/www/html/admin/modules/sysadmin/install.php the materials provided herewith, you agree to ...
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Securely share directories with process users

Suppose I have a directory /clients/bob which is owned by bob:bob I might grant developers the bob group so that they can edit these files, then I can later remove them from this group when they no ...
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How to create linux user with only and only READ permission not EXECUTE and WRITE permission?

I have created user, e.g. ronly, now I want to give them read only access to few directories on other user home like abc/,xyz/,pqr/ so I put this ronly user in others means not created any group for ...
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Getting error: “Error constructing proxy for org.gnome… Could not connect: Connection refused” when running gnome-terminal

I am getting the error: "Error constructing proxy for org.gnome.Terminal:/org/gnome/Terminal/Factory0: Could not connect: Connection refused" when I try to run gnome-terminal. I am running CentOS 7. I ...
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Can't modify directory contents where I am part of owner's group

I am not able to create or delete files inside a directory which has www-data as owner and has relevant permissions as far as I can see: ankblog$ ll total 88 drwxrwxr-x 7 www-data www-data 4096 May ...
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Can not change permissions while root

I use Kali Linux and discovered the following "problem": root@kali:/proc/self# ls -l cmdline -r--r--r-- l root root 0 May 27 13:43 cmdline root@kali:/proc/self# chmod 744 cmdline chmod: changing ...
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How do I get rid of a directory that I created, but apparently don't have permission to?

I created a directory when I uncompressed an .xlsx file. I think I then tried to delete it from within Chrome (I think it was a upload file dialogue). I got a message that I couldn't, so I didn't ...
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Creating files permission denied in WinSCP with FTP but not with SFTP

I am using Ubuntu server edition 14.04 and installed vsftpd. I have created a new user in0006 with home directory /var/www/localdev/in0006/ and I have set chroot_local_user=YES in vsftpd.conf file so ...
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How to grant Linux read permission for a user to a particular file owned by root?

I'm using Amazon Linux (I believe it's based on CentOS) and I'd like to grant read permission to a particular user for a particular file that's owned by root. Is it possible to do while keeping the ...
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Don't have write permissions anywhere on samba server

I set up a Raspberry Pi with an external hard drive, and we messed something up at first so it was using the SD as storage. I have since moved the directories to the external hard drive, and update ...
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Can local Allow before local deny - correct canonical form for ACL?

I have been trying to get up to speed with Access Control Lists and feel I have got a little confused understanding what order you can put things in. I get the idea (from the chmod man pages): ...
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Linux - How to give full access to home folder and files to a user?

I just transferred files from one Linux system to another and my program keeps complaining that it can't get access to those files - Access Denied. However, if I create those files in the linux system ...
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Why can't my SYSTEM Command Prompt access these files owned by SYSTEM and how do I fix it?

I launched a Command Prompt under SYSTEM with PsExec to move a file owned by SYSTEM without changing the file and folder's permissions, but I'm still being denied access. What's going on here?
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file/folder permissions and ownership windows 7 SP1

I use windows pro sp1.My folders/icons in the start venue keep disappearing/show blank (without the icon to start the program) or some icons turn white from yellow ,when any new software is installed ...
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Sharing a file over network and deny deletion

I have an EXCEL file that I want to share on the network on Windows 7. I want everyone to access it on the network but prevent them from deleting it except me. I wanted to do that through the ...
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WHM warning about invalid permissions on /etc/shadow, “Expected: 3377602730, Actual: 0644”

I've been getting some alert messages sent by my WHM instance, warning about invalid permissions on my shadow file. However, the actual permissions (0400) seem correct, and the permissions it reports ...
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What is the difference between adding a user to “sudoers” vs “root” group?

I have done some research and in order to allow the user to use the sudo command, you must add them to the "sudoers" group. This gives them root privileges as long as they enter in root's password. ...
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OS X what are default ownership and permissions for home directory?

In related questions I see instructions on how to set permissions. What is the default OS X permission for one's home directory. How is mine different? (See snippet): jbenniMac:~ jbenni$ pwd /...
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Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket - Fedora

I am a new Fedora user and I am installing ROR on my machine. But when I try to enter the following command rake db:create it shows the following errors. Can any one please tell me how can I solve ...
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Permission denied when trying to read temporary file created in bash

I am trying to write a script which takes as arguments one or more files and transposes the upper case letters to lower case letters. The contents of the original file is replaced with the lower case ...
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Change Read-Only (even Admin) permission on Removable Hard Disk Drive

So basically, I made a goof-up and removed all permissions except Read-Only on my external HDD. Somehow Windows 10 allowed me to remove the permissions for the Administrator also. Now the HDD is all ...
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How to create new user with read only permission

I have a folder on a linux server that is set to full access to a group. I want to add a user that can access the folder with read only permissions. The group should remain as full access. Thanks!
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How to do sesu login in WINSCP?

Hi I use putty and can do a sesu login with required password. but I use different user(A1) to connect to remote solaris server and then use the sesu option with another user(A2) to get the ...
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How do I stop cygwin from creating undeletable files? Or can I delete them somehow?

Once in a while cygwin seem to create files that doesn't seem to be removable at all. When deleting from cygwin it just doesn't happen (rm says nothing, but the file is still there). When trying from ...
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Script to implement advanced registry key permissions?

Is it possible to add advanced registry key permissions via a script? ie: HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\SharedAccess\Defaults\FirewallPolicy MpsSvc – Query Value, Set Value, Create SubKey,...
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Is there a way to use ACL to have multiple groups owning one folder?

So just like the title says I am wondering if there is away for me to have multiple groups owning one folder with an ACL? I would like to have these Groups ftp_read I would like to have read set ...
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Accidentally removed own NTFS rights from volume in Windows 7

I am using Windows 7 and my hard drive is partitioned to C: and D: drives. Yesterday I tried to limit some permissions for other users to volume D and accidentally denied everything for group "Users" ...
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I am an administrator but I cannot access a whole drive

Basically I want to prevent non administrator to access the whole drives. So I right click and delete everyone and authenticated users from list of permissions So only system and administrators ...
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Software package fails installing because of permissions

I'm busy installing WS02 on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Server edition, right now I am facing some problems regarding permissions I guess below is my terminal log. I checked the directory with $JAVA_HOME and ...
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Giving newuser root permissions after disabling the root

As stupid as I am a have disabled the root account before I gave my new user account permissions.. any Idea how I can enable the root user again or give my new user the root permission. Every time I ...
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Cant access folders and their contents “Access denied” on Windows 10

I recently bought a new Win10 pc. Then I tried to access the folders I had saved in an external hard drive, which I used to use with Windows 7. To begin with I wasn't able to access specific folders- ...
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why is access to users group important

I am using an account that is in the group Administrators, but also in the group Users. And I have a directory for which I removed access for the group Users. In this directory there is an executable ...
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MicroSD card is write protected

I have a 32 GB Lexar microSD which had been working perfectly for the past 3 months on my phone. But recently I noticed I am unable to write new files to the SD Card. I tried to format it from my ...
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Server refused our key AWS

I have created a new Key Pair from Network & Security > Key Pair A new .pem file is downloaded. Using PUTTYGEN i created Private key. When i tried to login using newly created .ppk file it ...
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Roblox puts an icon in my Mac dock without my permission

I have a Mac with OS X El Capitan. My daughter plays Roblox on my computer. Whenever she opens Roblox, a Roblox Studio icon is placed permanently on my dock. I have to manually drag it from the dock ...
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PowerShell can't create folder on network mount

I've create a drive with the Letter Z: and shared it so that the Network Path is: \\GOELA2682012SRV\srv2012r2 I now want to create a folder on there using PowerShell. This doesn't work: New-Item -...
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Why can I not view the /home folder as a regular user in Centos?

I'm on Centos 5 and I'm trying to view the /home folder with my regular user account. I have sudo rights I added my user to the same groups as my root user, but I still don't get permission to view ...
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Windows10 on Domain; “Access is Denied” with Domain Admin, but not Local Admin

The simplest example: echo thisText > C:\test.txt This works with local Admin, but I do not know how to get this or various other scripts to work with Domain Admin. This includes multiple computers. ...