Access and restrictions of files, documents, accounts, computers, etc.

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Folders added to external HD and don't have permissions to delete it

Recently I bought this HDD, and then I restored my laptop to older image of itself and I needed Microsoft .net environment 4.5, so I installed it while the external HD was attached to the laptop. ...
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Adding group permissions with sudoers with NOPASSWD still prompting for password

Fedora 20, clean install. I added the following lines to my sudoers file with visudo: %power ALL=NOPASSWD: /sbin/shutdown I then created group "power" and added my account to this group. ...
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restricting registry write permissions not preventing manual changes from reverting to defaults at boot Win8.1

It might help understanding what I'm trying to do in order to contextualize my question, so here goes. I'm trying to hack the realtek sound jacks on my mobo to have the front audio stream routed out ...
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How to remove file when over quota without root permissions and truncate, dd, mv, cp, and rm fail?

I'm working on a file system where I don't have root permissions and all of the above have failed to allow me to delete a file with the same errors: $ >file1 $ -bash: file1: Disk quota exceeded $ ...
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Access is denied in cmd

I am unable to browse to a path in a network drive using command prompt. The error "Access is Denied" is returned. The network path is mapped as the letter 'R' C:>R: R:>cd aFolder Access is ...
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How can I list all processes running with elevated permissions in Windows 7 or above?

I would like to be able to list all processes running with elevated permissions (i.e. as administrator) on Windows 7 system. How can I do it?
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I cannot run any programs that list an “All Applications Packages” in their permission groups

Some programs, with no pattern that I am able to discern, have a permission group labeled "All Applications Packages" present in their permissions, All programs that have this group refuse to run ...
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Linux - File ownership not working

I'm running an Apache setup on Arch Linux (Apache runs as user http, group http). The document root is under /srv/http. I've added my user (ben) to the http group, and chowned /srv/http to http:http. ...
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Any file copy to /my/ftp from user(khan) should have 664 permission in solaris

I have one ftp directory /my/ftp and owner is raza. user khan is copying files to above directory. I want any file copied by user khan should have 664 permission. I tried by setting umask 002 in ...
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Full permissions on folder when remoted in, but read only through the network

If I remote desktop into my server, I have full control over D:\MyFolder, but if I access it through explorer (\\MyServer\MyFolder), I only have read permissions, and I cannot copy in files, add ...
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How do NTFS Permissions Work with Deletion?

I have a folderA. I'd like a user (let's call him darth) to be able to do anything (create,read,write,delete) folders/files inside folderA , BUT darth should NOT be able to delete folderA itself. To ...
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cannot access /dev/null: Permission denied, although crw-rw-rw- 1 root root 1, 3 Sep 21 12:05 /dev/null

On user postgres: $ ls -l /dev/null ls: cannot access /dev/null: Permission denied Thought on user root, permissions are correct: # ls -l /dev/null crw-rw-rw- 1 root root 1, 3 Sep 21 12:05 ...
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facl doesn't set files executable by default

I ran these commands on a directory: setfacl -d -m g::rwx dir setfacl -d -m u::rwx dir setfacl -d -m o::--- dir getfacl dir returns # file: dir # owner: someuser # group: somegroup # flags: -s- ...
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Active Directory domain and group policies

I'm trying to make a user group that basically have the same rights as a "User" (as oppsed to an "Administrator") with some specificities and some privileges borrowed from the "Administrators" group. ...
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ssh under OS X 10.6.8 outgoing Permission denied

I have an OS X 10.6.8 installation that allows ssh into it (but not necessarily much further). However when it comes to ssh out from this installation, it fails in the two instances I can test, both ...
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apache 2.2, permission denied on alias. apache user can read..?

I have a freshly setup apache 2.2 on Centos 6.5 and installed centreon (centreon.com) The Alias is automatically set by centreon installation (and is indeed identical with another running ...
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Fine grained access control with Lighttpd webdav

I have a Lighttpd webserver serving a some WebDAV directories. I need to be able the following access controls: userA has read-write permission to /pathA userB has read-wrtie permission to /pathB ...
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Is there anyway you can restrict users from executing a command with another name?

I'm not asking an obvious question here. I would like to elucidate with an example. A user 'bob' is always executing 'chmod 777 /home/bob/impfiles' so that user 'alice' could make changes to the ...
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why Win7 User folder can be accessed by another user and also in the network? [duplicate]

I just found at home I (an administrator user) can access other users folders under the C:\Users, even one of the folders belongs to another administrator account. I thought the folders under Users ...
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gksudo unable to set permissions

I am new to Linux, running Linux Mint 17 and am having trouble updating scripts and changing default lists using the terminal. When using the command gksudo gedit to edit a script, after saving the ...
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Need to deny write access to an entire disk for a specific group

I'm developing an app on Windows 7 and Server 2008 R2, which in turn calls Matlab. Because the scripts that Matlab runs could be uploaded by someone other than myself, I want to run them as sand-boxed ...
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Samba same shared folder read only for guest and read write for @somegroup how to

I want users in group Audio to have read/write and all of the other users (guest, anonymous, everyone....) to be able to browse and read only access to the same share folder. Guest users cannot mount ...
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Windows permissions. Deny changes by user, allow changes by program

Here is a simplified scenario of what I need to do: On Windows Server 2008, I need to allow a program (which is run by an unprivileged user) to modify a file, do whatever it needs to do, but not ...
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Bypass the $Recycle Bin in CygWin?

I'm using a CygWin session to find a large number of directories at a certain level in the file system tree in a loop, compress each directory into 1 archive, then delete the directory This ...
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Cannot set appropriate permissions to avoid 403 error

Excuse me, I know there are many questions similar to this one, but I wasn't able to solve the problem. My primary problem is that I cannot access my own web page because of "403 Forbidden" error. I ...
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Procmail script creates files with unexpected read/write permissions

Running under CentOS 6.5, I have a procmail recipe that invokes a Perl script that processes mail addressed to reguser and writes a file like: my $text = "Text generated from incoming mail"; my ...
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Root folder no longer read/writeable

I was in the proces of changing the folder permissions of a new user i created. The user only needed access to one specific folder, so to remove any other permissions i fired a command looking ...
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Inheritable permissions checkbox doesn't show up in windows 8 GUI

The system language is Chinese but the problem is just as simple as that, no checkbox. How can I change permissions for the subfolders and the all the conteined files? I tried C:>icacls ...
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Don't have permission for .ssh folder and the keys inside, despite being owned by me

On my Mac, I can't use git (and consequently Heroku) because of incorrect file permissions. The root user can access them fine, but my user cannot, despite me owning it and it being in my home ...
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How to grant access permissions to certain files in a folder in Windows server

There exists a folder in my system with a number of files in it. SYST is a user of the folder with all permissions. SYST had access to all files of the folder. But somehow, now there exists no user ...
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Acces denied permission administrator

Just got an iPhone 5s and an ASUS laptop (Windows 8). There's nothing special about it; it's very, basic very cheap, about $300. Anyways, both were working fine until on the laptop, I started getting ...
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How to call a program to be run with admin privileges but under the same user (Windows Command Prompt)

I need to invoke a program with admin privileges from command prompt. it should prompt to the user an alert such as: I found many answers like: runas.exe /user:administrator %~dp0\MY_PROGRAM.BAT ...
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Partition not accessible - Access denied in Windows 7

I restored my laptop and when I try to open one of the many partitions (all others work) with my administrator account 'MyAdmin' I get the error: Access denied. So I started CMD run as Administrator ...
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Why isn't apache following my symbolic links?

I need to link to a directory from /var/www/html to a directory within the home directory of a non-su user. The operating is CENTos, the server is apache. The config file for the directory is ...
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How to setup a FTP site with permission to upload, but not download or remove files?

I'm currently trying to set up a FTP site which only allows users to upload files using vsftpd in archlinux. After some googling I didn't find any satisfactory solutions. The current partial solution ...
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How to specify SIDs in Security Policy?

After the installation of KB2871997, on Windows Server 2008 R2 on a domain controller, you get a new user group: 'Restricted Users', and as this article mentions, you get two new well known SIDs: ...
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How do I take full control of read only status for any file or folder on a Windows 8 machine

I've just got a windows 8 machine and it seems to suffer from the same permissions bug as windows 7 whereby a folder is set to read only, seemingly arbitrarily, and it's impossible to unset. I've ...
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How do I regain control of my external hard drive in windows?

My computer came with a 1TB HDD. I took this out, and put in a new hard drive. Rather than wipe the external HDD, I moved everything that would have been C:\ to a folder (old_windows). I bought an ...
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Files with denied Read permissions are not visible in UNC Share

I'm testing UNC Paths + Combinaiton of different ACEs. I have a few files which cannot be read by a user named Bob because He's been denied Read permissions on these files.He's however granted the ...
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Checking if specific user used chown on specific directories?

I recently granted one user sudo access rights on test server. This morning I see that server is screwed up. I see that owner rights where changed on many directories. For example many root ...
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win7 Whats the best way of clearing permissions? [duplicate]

I have a Win7 PC with two hard drives. The primary is too small, and so I want to reload Win7 on the bigger drive, after making it the primary. My problem is that when I have tried this in the past, ...
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Change default permissions for new files and folders

Every time I create a new file or folder in Linux, it is accessible for r/w by myself, not the group. I want to change my system setting such that every new file or folder will be automatically ...
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Trying to give a user permissions to all folders on centos

I'm trying to give my user on my server permissions to access any folders on the server under the directory /. I've blocked logging in as root to secure against bruteforce attacks so I made a user ...
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Linux folder and file permissions

If I have a directory on which user has read permission why is it not possible to check if there is a file in that directory. For example, let's say I have folder /myfolder with permission read. That ...
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linux: how to show permission of files (like ls -l) does on files returned by the find command

I am doing a find command to show me the files of a specific extension, like: find $directory -type f -name "*.vm" however I would like to be able to see the file permissions as well (like ls -l ...
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Windows 7 deleted media folders on boot

A weird thing happened to me tonight. I installed serviio on my computer and needed to reboot. On the reboot the 2 folders with my media in them deleted all the files and it took forever to log on . ...
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Circumvent limitations of CIFS/Samba

My situation: I have a NAS which serves shares via CIFS/Samba. Internally, it uses an ext3 filesystem, but this is not relevant (I think). I have some Linux computers (using ext4 filesystems) which I ...
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How do I safely change primary group in OSX Mavericks?

I'm trying to implement consistent UIDs and a GID for OSX and Linux, so that I can easily share user data between the systems. I picked a UID of 1001, and a GID of 1001 to get started, as these appear ...
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Archiving TaigaChat log without having permissions

I'm on a forum website that incorporates TaigaChat (https://xenforo.com/community/resources/taigachat-ajax-shoutbox.115/) to communicate with each other. But there is only a few users with special ...
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Taking ownership of file/folder in Windows

Is there any situation when an account with administrator privileges isn't enough to perform certain action and it's then necessary to take ownership of a file or folder in Windows? If there is, I ...