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

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Cannot read /proc/<pid>/smaps, despite having mode 444 permissions

I'm trying to write a script that examines memory usage for running processes. To do this, it needs to read /proc/*/smaps files. Processes owned by root have the permission set to '-r--r--r--', which ...
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Permissions for user for whole disk ( and/or Partitions) in win7

I have a linux mint partition and a win7 partition on my disk. I am running (oracle) VM on win7, and My goal is to boot to the linux partition with the VM. This was not so difficult to do by creating ...
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Restricted SMB shares on Windows 7

On a Windows 7 PC, I need to share several folders, I'll call them 'restricted1' and 'public1'. Because I do not want to enable anonymous sharing, I have a user called 'public', with a password ...
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How to show only the worksheet ranges where the user has modifying enabled?

Is there a manageable method to apply on a Protected & Shared Excel Workbook, that when it is opened, Excel just makes visible the worksheet(s) and/or ranges that the user was given ...
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What permissions are needed to run schtasks.exe on windows 2003 server

The help file for schtasks.exe reads: SCHTASKS /parameter [arguments] Description: Enables an administrator to create, delete, query, change, run and end scheduled tasks on a local or remote ...
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See what kind of access one has to a resource

Maybe I was dreaming, but recently I thought I saw an interface that would allow one to enter a filename and user name and that interface would then display a detailed report of the rights that user ...
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How to set default permissions for all applications to a windows 7 image?

I will be using the Extended Change Access Control List tool (Xcacls.exe) application to perform this task and after looking at the tool I can apply changes to files and folders easily. My goal is ...
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Cannot connect to WiFi networks after installing Asus ATK drivers

I have installed ATKACPI driver and hotkey-related utilities. I cannot connect to WiFi networks after that (Windows doesn't show available networks), if I'm logged in as a non-administrative user. It ...
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How to set permission to ftp-user so that has FTP access to /home/another-user/www/public_html folder?

I'm a novice with Linux/Unix. Basically I'm attempting to setup a Web server, and FTP server on a Linux box via SSH. My plan is to have Apache's root folder inside the main user account like ...
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Why has WIndows 7 suddenly restricted access to jEdit?

I went to start up jEdit today and I was shown a message box saying that "Windows cannot access the specified device, path, or file. You may not have the appropriate permissions to access the item." ...
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Prevent changes to audio input selection on Mac OS X

Every day I share a number of Mac computers with many users. I need to be sure that none of them are able to modify the audio input settings of the machine. The Audio Input preference in System ...
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Allowing write permissions for WordPress in WebMatrix

I'm giving Microsoft WebMatrix a shot and have installed WordPress. However I can't get it to save files. I'm getting the following error: The uploaded file could not be moved to ...
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OWA on IE8 cannot access local shared folder, error “network access is denied”

Here's the setup: I'm connecting to an exchange server via OWA (Outlook Web Access) in IE 8 on Windows 7. Everything works as it is supposed to, except that I cannot access a local shared drive when ...
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Permanently changing permission of device

My question is related to a Saving permission changes for device question except it is for Ubuntu 10.10: Maverick. I just setup a FireWire audio interface. Everything works fine, except for I need ...
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ftp: accessing files in subfolder without compromising root and recursive

Aloha. I am curious if there is a way to give certain users access to subfolders of my domain via ftp, yet not access to any root files or other folders, for that matter. Purpose: I am configuring a ...
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BitTorrent Sync: syncing home folder

I would like to use BitTorrent Sync to sync either the home folder or various subfolders, such as Desktop, Documents, Pictures across two machines running Ubuntu (versions 14.04 and 15.04). I'm having ...
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Ubuntu Creating Files/Folders in Network Share Are Locked

I have two machines, both Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. One of them has a shared folder "/domains" (shared by right clicking and choosing "Local Network Share"), and the other Ubuntu machine has that folder ...
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can't log into phpmyadmin from browser

It gives the error This server could not verify that you are authorized to access the document requested. Either you supplied the wrong credentials (e.g., bad password), or your browser ...
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Accessing win8 hdd over usb breaks permissions. “Failed to enumerate objects in the container.Access is denied.”

I connected my Win8(OS1) hdd over usb to another win8(OS2) and accessed my user profile from OS1 on OS2. When OS1 was booted up again all of my premissions are now broken and no applications work. ...
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Taking ownership of a 64 GB USB flash drive

Whenever I try to take ownership of my Kingston DTSE9G2 64 GB USB 3.0 flash drive the Windows Security / Explorer windows gets stuck on "Changing ownership of:" which never recovers, even if ...
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icacls viewing permissions relative to the root of a folder?

If I have two folders: C:\windows\system32\tasks\ and C:\temp\tasks\ and I want to compare permissions on them. I can use the icacls "C:\temp\tasks\*" /T > C:\temp\tasks_temp.txt to compare ...
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Permission denied one correct login even as root after changes to /etc/pam.d/system-auth

I changed my system-auth file in etc/pam.d to the following. #%PAM-1.0 auth required pam_env.so auth required pam_lastlog.so inactive=35 auth required ...
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How to give permission to user groups rather than only a user?

I opened mmc.exe and from File>Add/delete snap-ins I added Group policy object editor for a specific user. From here I an give and deny access to many settings(around 100 in my case) on the ...
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Autosys File Watcher remote server

My devserver is different then file server How do i setup Filewatcher for this? If I have devserver and watch_file is also looking for a file in devserver, the process works. Else it doesn't. Please ...
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normal user to rsync between two systems as root

How can I change the user permissions so that the user will be able to rsync between two systems as a root. I added the user in visudo. paru ALL = NOPASSWD: /usr/bin/rsync then I typed the ...
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Write permissions to xampp on windows 7

I have installed xampp on windows 7 in C:/ directory. I am trying to run a PHP installation file (timetrex installation) I am getting the following error: ...
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rsync created directory permissions (Windows to Linux)

I am trying to rsync a directory from Windows (cygwin) to a Linux server. After googling a bit, I found out how to properly set the file permission of the remote files. However, the directory that is ...
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SSMS file tree does not match file tree on drive

I'm trying to add a database to my SQL server using a .mdf file, but the filetree displayed by SSMS does not reflect the filetree on my C drive, so I cannot locate my .mdf file when I try to add the ...
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Samba: configuring a share with write permissions for everyone, mapped as a specific user

I have the following config for samba: [global] workgroup = WORKGROUP netbios name = z log level = 0 vfs:0 syslog = 0 max log size = 0 load printers = No printcap name = /dev/null ...
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Unable to mount IPOD: not authorized

I've been using my ipod with my Linux Mint install for years, and it's suddenly refused to mount, saying "Unable to mount : not authorized." I thought it might be a group permission issue but the ...
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sppsvc Error 5: Access Denied

Recently, my PC started having an issue. sppsvc would fail to load. When trying to manually initiate it, I would get an Error 5: Access is Denied message. Now, I used EventVwr and Process Monitor to ...
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Folder permissions are Read-Only causing ProcessExplorer not to execute under Win8.1 x64

OMG! I'm going nuts. Yes, I've read the articles regarding that the RO flag on a dir means to look at customizations in desktop.ini, but seems like Process Explorer didn't get the memo. I DLed the ...
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How do I restart a service with correct permissions?

I have a service that watches a directory for files. When a file arrives the service moves it to another directory. When the file is fully moved the service executes setWritable(true). As long as ...
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Can’t cd, ls, chown/mod or rm directory — Unknown error: 211 in Mac OS X

Never seen something like this in all my years. This is happening in Mac OS X: $ ls -lO@ea dr-xr-xr-x 2 root wheel - 1B Mar 20 23:10 Music/ $sudo cd Music/ cd:13: unknown error: ...
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How to make mod_fcgid & suEXEc read only his files even if permission for other allows reading

I installed fcgid module for Apache and suEXEc and I have two virtual hosts and every site has his own files. When I try to read other sites files (which is 600 perm) it denies it as expected and this ...
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Unable to set permissions using Cygwin on Windows 7

I have Cygwin 1.7.34(0.285/5/3) installed on a 64-bit Windows 7 machine and I've found that I'm unable to control the permissions of files/directories on my computer with it (through chmod). Most ...
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Custom Win XP with permssion problems

I'm trying to install a custom Windows XP SP3 on my HP Probook 4320s, using FAT 32 in the target partition. The installation has gone through some problems (missing files mainly), but it was just a ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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“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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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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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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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 ...