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

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How to Grant Write Access to Windows Server 2012 R2 Application Event Log

I'm running Windows Server 2012 R2 and under that I'm running VMWare Workstation Pro. When Workstation is installed, the user Group __vmware__ is created for VMWare Workstation users. I've added my ...
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Privilege separation per user for each web application

I'd like to ask a question about LNMP stacks and user privilege separation. I usually host websites on LNMP stacks and Wordpress on Debian 7 and 8 servers. I separate each Wordpress site into its own ...
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WD external hard drive some folders can not be viewed due to a possible virus?

Now I am using a windows 8.1, Samsung laptop, with WD Elements 1tb. The problem is one day some folders in my external drive decided to not show up. I figured it might be due to some virus affecting ...
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I am getting “ln: /usr/local/bin/<Cask>: Permission denied” when trying to install some casks

I have installed Homebrew and Cask to my machine, and it has worked for some things. But I sometimes get an error saying ==> ln: /usr/local/bin/<Cask name>: Permission denied Error: Command ...
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Workstation can't connect to folder inside shared folder (Active Directory)

It's a weird situation: The user A in the Workstation 1 can see and browse all shared folders in Server 1. Only a subfolder (//server1/sharedfolder/subfolder1) it's not accessible. The first I did ...
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VirtualHosts not working after accidentally make my user owner of /

recently I accidentally made my user owner on everything on my Mac (OS X El Capitan) with a comment like this: $ sudo chown -R ed / A lot of programs and services broken and I have been fixing them ...
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Don't have write permission with root, on NFS file share

I logged in as root, and when I change directory to /nfs/home I can see user home directory. I was trying to create a another home directory for a user but could not able to perform, Permission ...
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Use file/folder permissions of parent folder

I have a folder called Container with the permissions 770. So that the owner and the owner group can execute, read and modify the folder. But when the owner adds files or folders to Container, they ...
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how to get administrative privilege to change the attributes of a file on a network drive (Windows)

I, logged in as my PC administrator, am getting message Access denied - Z:\Docs when trying to attrib +H Z:\Docs in Windows command line. The virtual drive (Z:) is mapped to network location ...
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Re-restricting permissions to Documents directory (to only its user in Windows) after moving it (onto another NTFS partition)

I moved a user's Documents folder (let's call the user "Beta") to a separate partition by going to the user's My Documents folder, right-clicking, selecting Properties, clicking on the Location tab, ...
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Running java app as root in apcupsd doshutdown causes java: Permission denied

I'm trying to customize apcupsd doshutdown event script to run a certain java program which among other things at the end hibernates all virtual machines and finally the main system itself. ...
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List uids, usernames, and permissions on LDAP

So here's my situation: I took over from an previous sysadmin at a medical technology firm who, by analogy with King Midas, has the 'Mr. Hankey Touch'. About a week ago I found that a rank-and-file ...
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How to mount properly ntfs partition shared between linux and windows

I'm currently using a multiboot with Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 15.10 and Windows 10. I' would like to share two partitions between those os : One, named Worspace, to contain all my projects The other ...
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Granting Permission To Network Drive

I am in need of giving a new user access to a network share. Not the entire share, only one folder in the share. I have clicked the folder in the share, I want this user to have access to, and given ...
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Why don't administrators have access to “system” permissions?

In Windows, the highest level of privilege you can have is administrator permissions. But when you install an app like an antivirus, they have System permissions which is one level above admin, and ...
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How can I give a user permissions on another user's files, like a hierarchy?

Ironically, a superuser of sorts (in a more set-theoretic sense). I have a user X who owns some files. I also have a user Y who owns some files. I want user Y to have the same permissions on X's ...
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May I forbid a user to install apps from the Store?

I want to forbid an account to install any apps from the Store. Short of finding out the location of the Store app and changing the permissions so that the said account no longer has permissions ...
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SSH permission denied from Linux to Windows using keys

I am a beginner in hadoop, and I am trying to set-up hadoop cluster in fully distribution mode. My master is windows and my slave machine is Linux running on VM. I have created SSH keys and in both ...
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Is there a way to manage authorization in a given application using Active Directory?

If groups and users are already being synchronized across into a third-party application such as Jira, is there a way to manage in-application permissions via Active Directory similar to NTFS ...
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Error When Trying To Change Folder Permission

I am trying to give a user other than sudo read/write access to a folder and subs, if I run the command sudo chown user1432 /media/newfolder it throws an error of chown changing ownership of ...
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auto deny incoming network connection in osx (get rid of popup window asking to deny or allow connection)

In osx maverick , i turn on the firewall and set an application to be blocked from receiving incoming connection. But everytime i start that application, i always got a pop up windows asking me ...
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Can't switch user to Administrator Windows 8.1 [duplicate]

Guys I have an BIG problem there, I have created an user from Administrator, my laptop was automaticly restarted and logged in to that user, and I can't Find anymore the Administrator... I tried to ...
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lighttpd can't bind to port: Permission denied

$ sudo service lighttpd start Starting lighttpd: 2016-02-29 09:51:24: (network.c.410) can't bind to port: 88 Permission denied [FAILED] ...
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Move files from Linux disk img to Windows to Linux server and keep permissions?

I have a backup disk image that I am trying to upload to my server. The problem is that the disk image is corrupted according to Linux. However, using DiskInternals Linux Reader on Windows I can open ...
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execute permission for a dictionary

If I grant execute permission to all users (who are not owner, and not same group user, --x in this case), here is an example below, I want to confirm my understanding is correct -- it means anyone ...
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Giving Non-admins Access to Modify Network Adapter settings in Windows 10 Home

I am trying to grant a user the ability to modify their network settings on the home version of Windows 10, without granting them Administrator access. I am trying to do this without embedding the ...
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How to give permissions to a specific root folder for a group of users?

I have a folder located at /software which I want to make it read/write/exec to a group of users. The idea is that this folder will have common software installations, maintained by users from the ...
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How do i revoke the folder access?

I used the following command in a computer working with Windows XP system in user mode: cacls "Folder" /G SYSTEM:F The access to the folder in denied. I tried in administration mode. I'm denied ...
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Linux - give specific users and groups different permissions for 1 folder

I know the question seems to be duplicated, but I can't find any answer out there so I would like to ask for your help. Detailed commands are greatly appreciated. I am the owner of the folder called ...
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Special Identity Security Group in AD

In activity directory is there a way to create a security group that utilizes a special identity? I can explain why I’m trying to do this but typing it out is getting a little wordy. What I’d like to ...
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ubuntu 14 can't write to fresh ext4 external USB SSD

just bought a new SSD, formatted it with gParted to ext4 and can't copy files to it. Can't change permissions after gksu nautilus. I found solutions to this problem which involve working in command ...
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how to grant execute permission without read permission?

I want to grant execute permission for a script, but not read permission since I do not want user to read the content for the script. But it seems not working, I post what I am doing and seeking for ...
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How do I change file permissions on Wordpress on Mac

I have reviewed the following link Chmod to allow read and write permissions for directory However when I run chmod 755 I get chmod: -R: No such file or directory This is what I tried to do chmod ...
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Change NTFS Share permissions on Samba 4 server via CLI

I have a new Samba 4 Domain Server running on my Linux server. I previously had Samba 3 setup, so I had my Home Folder (~/luke) already shared, with u+rwx style permissions on the folder. I upgraded ...
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Keep permissions for control panel and immersive control panel items in sync on windows 10

I am working on locking a user down in Windows 10 Home to only allow them access to a few control panel settings (date/time, display, networking, and sound volume). I've done a bunch of things to make ...
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SANE scanning, scanbd buttons and service permissions

I've been trying to make this work all day. I'm almost there but something is still missing. Here's the story so far: Debian Jessie 8.3 headless home server Canon MP140 MFP scanner/printer fully ...
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UAC versus groups other than Administrator

Is there any description, from Windows user perspective, of what UAC exactly does to user privileges anywhere? And what is elevation exactly. I'm looking for something like this article but not so ...
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ACL not working on btrfs filesystem

I'm trying to use ACL's to make all new files and folder in a directory belong to a certain group, but it doesn't seem to have any effect. I've run these commands in the directory: setfacl -d -m ...
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Permissions: System Volume Information folder, Windows 7

How can I directly access files in the System Volume Information folder while booted into Windows? I have tried to change the file permissions by right clicking on the folder and selecting ...
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Prevent deletion of folder but let access to everything inside of it

I know there is the +i flag for files and directories, but i have a deeper Problem. Is there a way to prevent a folder from being deleted by an User which should be able to create / access / remove ...
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How to restrict a vcenter user to only one resoure pool? with complete access to that resoure pool

I have been trying all permutations and combinations of the required privileges to be assigned to a role that have access to only one resource pool. My Requirement is that i have 2 ESXI hosts(not ...
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Unable to enter the home directory

Panel ISPmanager set up user domain_name. I want to add another user (dev_2), who is also involved in the development of the site. Gets the list of user groups for domain_name: root@server:~# groups ...
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osx file permission wrong user

I'm a bit lost on this whole permission thing. In the console when type $ whoami I get my username, which is also the administrator. So far so good. When I then try to create a file $ touch test.js ...
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folder security, cannot access .. Permission denied, huh?

Okay, here's the thing .. I'm having trouble accessing a certain folder despite correct security settings (at least I think so). What am I missing ? Some details: Using Raspbian, that would be ...
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Permission Issue on Share Folder (Windows 2008)

I'm trying to figure out where exactly the issue is but still couldn't figure out. To start of withh, I have simply created few groups (finance, corporate... etc) and added users (finance user, ...
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can't remove Read Only + cmd not working

My windows files and folder in my laptop is turned to read only i tried : Right-click the folder > Properties Security tab > Advanced Click Change to the right of Owner Enter Users into ...
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Cannot write on WindowsApps directories and restore files

With two words, I cannot restore this file SQLite3Wrapper.dll in their location c:\Program Files\WindowsApps\Microsoft.BingWeather_4.8.239.0_x86__8wekyb3d8bbwe The story behind and what I ...
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How can I enable arbitrary users to edit files in '/opt' sub-tree?

I am user 'somebody'. I have a typical "Web blob" website ecosystem ( essentially an FS sub-tree starting at Apache's typical "htdocs" directory ). Its files are owned by 'root', and grouped to ...
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How to troubleshoot Microsoft VBScript runtime error '800a0046' Permission denied?

The line the error formulates from is: Set newfolder = filesys.CreateFolder(Server.MapPath(newfolderpath)). Here is the code below: If Request.Form("add")= "true" then Dim prop, user, pwd, dir ...
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Allow Standard User run application as admin

we have a shortcut that is calling a .exe file that requires admin rights by the UAC. I would like to be able to run the application without any admin rights or give the standard user admin rights ...