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Local drive permissions are different when accessed inside RDP connection

Workstation is Windows 7, servers are 2008 R2, all domain joined. I have numerous mapped network drives on my workstation. I open a new RDP connection to a server using the domain administrator ...
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Advice on User Permissions (Mac OS 10.8.3)

My first post here, so apologies for any missing information but I will try to cover as much as possible. In short, I am trying to allow two users access to a folder (and files) in one users Dropbox. ...
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Restoring 'TrustedInstaller' as owner for executable in Windows folder

After changing the ownership of executables in the Windows directory (explorer.exe, regedit.exe etc.), I can't seem to change it back to TrustedInstaller using icacls.exe. Using the GUI method ...
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Allow unprivileged user access to specific privileged files

I have a system running hardened Gentoo and I have installed Xorg, Fluxbox, and Conky together to create a minimal window manager desktop. Within this system I have 2 main users, root and my normal ...
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What is the equivalent of root in Windows 8.1, and how can I open a shell in that context? [duplicate]

I've heard the equivalent of root is the "SYSTEM" account. But I used a tool called "RunAsSystem" to open a shell as SYSTEM, and I'm still getting "access denied" errors even though I know the files ...
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Can view another Exchange 2010 user's mailbox items via OWA, but not Outlook

I need to make some mailboxes available to more than one user. As a test, I've added myself to another users mailbox's permission list using the management shell: add-mailboxpermission -Identity ...
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Apache 403 forbidden symlink

I have a symlink from /home/public/folder to /var/www/example.com/thing but when I try to access example.com/thing i get 403 forbidden. I have given /home, /home/public and /home/public/folder o+x ...
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FreeBSD - Samba4 ignoring ZFS ACLs

I have a server running PC-BSD (FreeBSD) 10 and purely ZFS storage. I have created a jail with Warden and installed Samba 4. I have provisioned a domain, using the options for ntvfs and rfc2307 as ...
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Specific permissions with Windows File Share

I have a Windows 7 machine with a file share on it. (I've tried having the share on a Windows Server 2008 machine, same result.) Let's call it sandbox. My user has full control on sandbox, but no ...
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How do I see which UAC permission was requested?

Is there the a way to view the permissions required when User Account Control dialog box pops up? I have this executable file that has a UAC icon on its lower left of its icon. I assume that it ...
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Removing meta-data information not working in Windows 7

I'm trying to remove metadata information from a PDF file I generated using Photoshop. When I try to follow the steps detailed here the metadata doesn't get removed. I do: Second button over the ...
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Windows Event Viewer: Access Denied while trying to view login and logoff events

I'm running a localized version of Windows 7. I've followed the following steps to view the dates and times for the login and logoff events carried out on my computer: Press WinKey + R. Type ...
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Document root with 750 permissions?

I've an apache - Centos 6.5 server. httpd runs as apache. My document root is set in this way: user: webmin group: apache permission: 750 Is this configuration fine? I've installed wordpress in the ...
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Don't have permissions to save file in Mac OS X using Vim, even after using sudo

I’m trying to edit the following file on my machine: /etc/apache2/httpd.conf First I got an error stating that I don’t have permissions to change the file, fair enough. I then used sudo but I still ...
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How can I allow users to write an image to a SD Card via dd?

With dd if=myimage of=/dev/sdb root can write an image to an SD card. How can I allow users to do this?
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Server external acess security

I’m setting up my own home Raspberry Pi server/NAS and I’m looking to be able to access outside the home network. This has however prompted me to rethink the whole setup. I have an external HDD ...
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CentOS6 Backup fails; “permission denied”

I am currently trying to do a backup of a server and am getting an error message when running my script. The script runs correctly on certain directories, but for the directory I am attempting to use ...
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Permission Denied (Public Key,password,keyboard-interactive)

I have installed CYGWIn and then run SSH-HOST-CONFIG There I have disabled the stric mode and created a privileged user for SSH. Now when I do ssh cyg_server@localhost , I am getting the password ...
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SELinux remove extended ACL

I have a set of files that can't have selinux's extended acl on them. When running ls -la I get a result similar to: -rwxr-xr-x. 1 root root 1 Aug 8 2014 filea -rwxr-xr-x. 1 root root 1 ...
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Linux User Groups and process GID

How are groups and gid permissions related? Here is a little test that has me stumped. I create a test user with uid=2001, and also a group with gid=3000 and add the user to that. Running as my ...
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Permissions set to PSACLN lock me out of files

The server's FTP sets files uploaded automatically to the group PSACLN The problem is if I add myself to the group, then the FTP shows only my files on the server. It hides all other files. If I ...
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How to make Windows 7 ask for admin permission for all actions?

For example, Linux will ask permission for each and every action; e.g., for installing software and uninstalling software. Is it possible to configure Windows like that?
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How to gain access to Windows Users folders on a read-only backup medium

I have created a backup of a main (C:) volume of my old (Windows 7) computer and I am able to mount it as a read-only volume on my new (Windows 8.1) computer. When I try accessing a user folder under ...
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Files are read-only, and refuse to change

I purchased a new SSD and installed Windows 7 64-bit from scratch. I found that my old C: drive, which is now the D: drive, had ownership by an unknown user. I found a way to change the ownerships of ...
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Do application installers set folder permissions? Or is it up to Windows?

Before anyone asks, yes I'm still running Photoshop CS2, it does the job ;-) I installed Photoshop CS2 as Administrator. I then copied some plug-ins into Photoshop's plug-ins folder. I did not get ...
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umask linux incorrect file permissions

id buser - umask 0022 - group - appgrp directory /sample/sftp getfacl sftp # file: sftp # owner: appsdr # group: appgrp user::rwx user:590:rwx user:15003:rwx group::rwx mask::rwx other::r-x now ...
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Permission denied because search permissions are missing on a component of the path, after chmod and chgrp

[core:error] [pid 5132] (13)Permission denied: [client 123.123.123.123:50398] AH00035: access to / denied (filesystem path '/var/www/mysite.com') because search permissions are missing on a ...
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“Windows cannot access the specified device, path, or file, you may not have appropriate permission to access the item” Why? Has windows gone bonkers?

Whenever i try to access any folder on my computer(Windows 7), it tells me "Windows cannot access the specified device, path, or file, you may not have appropriate permission to access the item", this ...
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Set the default owner of uploaded files by a user via FTP

When I upload files, the owner gets set to my username but the group gets set to "psacln" I would like it to default to group "developers" of which i am part when I upload a file by FTP Any idea how ...
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How do I allow access to folders I mistakenly over secured in Windows 7?

I stupidly denied access to my user folder for the administrator group, and now I can't fix the problem. I set the Administrators and HomeUsers groups' permissions on my Account's user folder to Deny ...
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Can't unset 'Read-only (Only applies to files in folder)' in windows 7

I know other people have asked this before, but none of the suggested solutions work. I think this is blocking me write access to a folder using java (not sure though). No matter what I do the box is ...
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User with permissions can't access file in shared folder

I have a user in my network, he has permission to read, write and modify on a shared folder but when he tried to open file in the shared folder he can't... The operating system is Windows Server 2003. ...
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NTFS Security Settings Authenticated Users not in list

Working on securing permissions on network shares in the office and I wanted to use "Authenticated Users" group instead of one I already had called "public fileshare users". They serve me the same ...
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External drive is read only - How do I convert to writeable [duplicate]

I am trying to create a new folder and save video files to an external drive. I had no problems saving audio and images to the drive using my PC laptop before the laptop died. On my new Mac OSX ...
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SFTP's “get” needs write permission

I'm connecting to a server using sftp through console. I'm trying to download a folder which has some files without write permission for anyone. When I use get, those files throw an error that says I ...
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Unable to stat SSHFS mount unless root

Does anyone understand why the nobody user is having trouble stat-ing the foo directory, when it definitely has execute permissions? It seems like there are some permissions I'm unaware of at this ...
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How to edit Folder Permissions using GUI?

Both on Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 TP - x64 Uefi I can't edit folder permissions by using the 'Advanced Security Settings' dialog. It says: To modify a permission entry, select the entry and click ...
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I accidentally performed chmod 777 -R /

I know this is a huge security issue etc. but I think it's really weird a lot of my services stopped working (MySQL, SSH, Node) and most importantly sudo probably others aswell. I don't want to ...
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How can I take ownership or delete specific registry key on windows 7

I need to rename Wow6432Node in the registry, so that I can install legacy 32bit Logitech Keyboard software on my windows 7 64bit machine. I only want to change the name of the Wow6432Node for long ...
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Deafult Permissions for Folder Sharing?

I have a set of folders that I do not wish to permanently share (on boot) but rather share occasionally. Whenever I invoke Advanced Sharing... > Permissions, I always get Everyone with read-only by ...
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Sudo fails when running as service

I have a program that runs as a normal user but sometimes needs to run a command that requires root privileges. So I made a shell script and gave the user permission to run that script with sudo. The ...
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tree will not descend into directories

I just unpacked a tar file with a folder in it. I did a tree -F and saw asterisks popping everywhere. All of the files (even png, txt, etc) were marked as executable. So I did what any sensible human ...
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Granting access to a file or directory to another user but not all users in Ubuntu

How to allow one user -- but not all -- to access files of another user in Ubuntu? I have a directory /home/alice/dir owned by alice: $ cd /home/alice $ ls -l drwxr-x--- 2 alice alice 4096 ...
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how can I see all of my grants in linux system?

I'm a user in linux system , how can I find and see all of my permissions ? is there any command to see all of the current user grants ?
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Renamed etc directory Ubuntu 14.04, rolling back changes doesn't fix created issue

A friend told me he used to go around his VM Linux installs and break things to learn how things worked and to learn how to fix them. I have an Ubuntu 14.04 VirtualBox Linked-Clone created for the ...
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How to properly give individual users access to individual directories in Windows 8.1?

TL;DR: Windows 8.1 multi-user machine, external hard drive E: containing subdirectories E:\user_1, E:\user_2, ..., E:\user_n, etc. I want to ensure that user_i can access files on E: if and only if ...
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Difference when using backticks in double quotes and single quotes in Bash

Why to the following two executions differ in output? (I need double quotes for variables in my eventual command) $ sudo su -c "echo `cat /root/root_file`" cat: /root/root_file: Permission denied $ ...
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Fix Win 8.1 apps on default user profile

I know similar issues have been described, but mine is a LITTLE more specific. In a scenario where a windows 8.1 computer cannot open ANY windows 8 apps (including the windows store or settings ...
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Ubuntu udisks2 usb permissions to all users

I am having the following scenario: Windows AD Domain Controller Ubuntu 14.04 Clients logging in via Samba Winbind, wheras I have configured the user directory to be statically under /home/dummyUser ...
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An interesting case study regarding permission.

We have two users. Tom and Jim. System using krb5 and sldap. Tom$ ssh machine1.somecompany.com Password: Permission denied (publickey,gssapi-with-mic,keyboard-interactive). ////// Jim: ssh ...