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

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adduser with custom conf file: enable all users in group to read, write and execute

I am trying to enable apache to create new users for git groups, repositories and ssh access. I've managed to get apache to add users, but now apache cannot move, read and write in the home dirs of ...
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Basic setup guidance needed

I set a CentOS to run our company website using Apache. Apache runs as user apache. Now, to update our website code using git, I set a user say sumit, and create a shell script that does git pull (I ...
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Restrict access to folder in external HDD before lending it to someone

I have a HDD that I will lend to a friend of mine for a couple of days. There are some folders with personal files that I want to keep them private without temporary deleting them. What's the most ...
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Shared folder not accessible

I and another co-worker have run into a problem where a shared folder is not accessible. Error "Open Folder - \server\share is not accessible. You might not have permission to use this network ...
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Linux ACL for students test submission, Create, Append, Delete but not Read for others

There should be a TO Folder on a Samba-Share, where everybody is allowed to create files, edit and delete them. But one user should not be allowed to read the files others have created. The main idea ...
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How to avoid modifying permissions on a file every time I start my computer

My serial port is located at /dev/ttyUSB0, and every time I want to access it after waking up my computer or starting it (Ubuntu 12.04), I have to run sudo chmod 777 /dev/ttyUSB0 to grant myself ...
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Windows 7 ProgramData permission denied despite being admin

I've tried to install Skype today, started the installer as admin etc. but then comes up with an error saying You do not have permission to access C:\ProgramData\ despite being logged in as ...
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Is it safe to chmod 777 everything?

I'm having trouble pulling the whole file directory from a rooted android device with ADB. There are special permissions errors. So I thought a solution would be to chmod everything so the ADB daemon ...
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Printing Permissions for Guest Users

I have a Windows Active Directory Domain Network that has a print server with 3 printers attached to it. I do not want users to print from computers or devices that are not joined to the active ...
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Access for admins is denied on user profile folders on Windows 7

As a member of the 'Administrators' group on Windows 7 (not in a domain), I launch explorer with admin rights (ctrl-shift). User profile folders on the system disk (like 'c:\users\murray') have ...
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How can I grant mailbox permissions with PowerShell so that each member in a group has Full Access to every other member of the group?

I'm faced with the task of granting Full Access and Send As permissions on a large group of customer service representatives. I want each member (of a distribution group) to have Full Access and Send ...
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Permission denied on ssh access with cygwin

I have a fresh Windows 10 family (x64) install with an Administrator account Jean Perrin. I installed cygwin with openssh and modified C:\cygwin64\Cygwin.bat this way: @echo off C: chdir ...
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Permissions difficulty accessing remote '/' with CIFS

I'm having trouble accessing the root directory of another Linux machine. In my fstab I have two entries for the machine in question //ltotto/root /mnt/ltroot cifs ...
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Windows 8.1 WindowsApps Folder Permissions

I read some threads about people who were able to modify metro apps files (WindowsApps dir) on Windows 8. However, I cannot do this on Windows 8.1. I am an administrator and even when I take the ...
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Why access denied for user within permitted group?

First let me start off by saying that I'm not an IT expert, and I've just been experimenting a lot lately with sharing and permissions in Windows 8.1. I've reached a point of extreme confusion right ...
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How can I recover my c drive after downloading SQL Server 2014 Express with Tools?

I downloaded SQL Server 2014 Express with Tools went through the entire process but the install file file kept running as if in a loop. I uninstalled the programs and affiliated drivers and now I keep ...
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Solve “you don't have permission to save to this location”

I was trying to save a Camtasia file, and got this error: Needless to say, I work on my own laptop PC, and there are no administrators I can contact (I simply love Microsoft's 'contact your ...
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automatically add domain group to new windows installation

I ran across the following catch22 in my workstation installation script while trying to automatically add a domain group to the local administrators. The catch I’m experiencing is the following: ...
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How do I set default (not inherit) acl permissions on file creation?

This is with a freenas box (FreeNAS-9.3-STABLE-201506292130). In debian-based linux generally there is a default permissions of 644/755 for files/directories (now 664/775?). As I understand it, this ...
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In windows 8.1 How to stop an application from killing other applications?

I have a distant learning course for an entrance exam. They've provided me a pendrive which has all the course material videos etc. It can be accessed only after I install the software that comes ...
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Geting wrong permissions error using existing VDI in VirtualBox

I'm using the exact procedure here, but I'm getting the error shown below. I created the Ubuntu 15.10 VDI as a guest in Windows 10 (where it launches fine). I'm trying to use it in a VM in Mac OS. ...
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FTP files from Linux server to windows client machine whilst maintaining linux file permissions

My local machine runs windows and my website is on a linux server. I want to back up my website to my local windows machine and maintain linux file and folder permissions. Ordinarily I would compress ...
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Windows: Allow normal (non-elevated) programs to write to Program Files directory

I am tired of old applications behaving strangely because they cannot write to the "Program Files" directory. I don't want to have to manually set them to run as administrator, and I am not ...
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Can't delete file

I have the problem of: You'll need administrator permission to delete this file, for an mp4 file downloaded from Youtube. After trying to delete it a number of times it started to give the above ...
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What could be reasons for unexplicably loosing file permissions?

I have been experiencing at one point massive and now very rare loss of file and directory permissions, i.e. revoking of execution right for both system scripts, like /etc/mysql/debian-start, and ...
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ShellIconOverlayIdentifiers Windows Delete/Rename OneDrive Keys

I'm currently dealing with ShellIconOverlayIdentifiers in Windows, where I'm trying to delete (or rename) some OneDrive keys in the registry. I'm using Windows 10 64-Bit, admin account. Since only a ...
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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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Automatically closing shared file read locks

Is it possible to configure Windows to automatically close a shared-file read lock when a user with full permissions deletes it via the share? I know that there are ways to do this manually but I ...
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How to change ownership of files when dropped into folders

I need some help configuring default folder permissions on a 100TB vol that has 900+ user dirs on it. Each user has a hard quota limit of 25GB. All user dir perms are set to 755, so every user can ...
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Cygwin ssh in domain environment

I managed to get a Cygwin ssh server to work with domain accounts with the use of the /etc/passwd file. The problem is now when a user browses outside of the cygdrive e.g. in the root of my c: ...
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Windows 10 Automatically Reset Folder Ownership

I have this problem with windows 10 that automatically resets its folder ownership to administrator which previously I have set as me. The folder is the AppData in user folder. What this problem ...
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Lost ownership of files after backing them up - how to regain full control

I backed-up important files from my old PC onto an external hard drive and whenever I try to delete, move, or open one of these files or folders, it tells me I do not have permission (access denied) ...
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Can't install Parallels Tools on Debian 7.2.0

(Parallels Desktop 9, latest version) As per instructions, I switch to root: $ su - root $ whoami root $ echo $EUID 0 and then execute the installer: $ cd /media/cdrom0 $ ./install and I get ...
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Can't run executable from external hard drive, it says I need permissions

I have this seemingly simple problem and I can't figure out how to solve. I have a small exe I created myself and I would like to run it directly from an USB drive or external HD. I can use it if ...
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localhost in sudoers

There is no chance of an internal attack, so I would like to give sudo privileges to users at the local computer using sudoers. I tried these lines separately: %admin localhost=(ALL) NOPASSWD: ALL ...
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OSX Yosemite built-in Apache 403 ONLY on images

I have set up multiple local websites on my macbook (running Yosemite). All others are working fine. I am trying to do some work on a new one now and I've gotten everything running except for the ...
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Default Windows 10 c:\users\<user> security settings?

On my C:\Users\MYNAME, on Properties > Security > Advanced: MYUSER ; Full Control ; Inherited from None Everyone ; Read & Execute ; Inherited from C:\Users Administrators ; Full Control ; ...
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How to delete a directory nobody has rights to, probably due to id mismatch?

I have a NetApp volume with hybrid permissions exported through NFS (for Linux hosts) and CIFS (for Mac and Windows hosts). I have a CIFS share mounted on my Mac. I copied a directory from my Mac ...
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Delete old windows / program files from second drive?

My pc has a bunch of extra drives in it. Most of them contain old copies of windows and program files. My pc is called "PC", and my admin user is called "Tim". I've assigned ownership of these second ...
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Mount external drive from command line just like in GUI?

When I connect my 3 TB drive to my laptop (running Kubuntu 14.04), I can see it with fdisk -l and can mount it with mount as root, but I end up seeing all the files as root:root with strange ...
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Trying to deny access permission

In Windows 7, I am the Administrator. I signed in as another user and then wanted to open a file from my own Downloads folder to copy it to the other user's downloads folder. Of course, I needed ...
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Change Permissions for SSH User

In my Synology NAS, I have created a SSH user whose home directory is /volume1/USERNAME. However, this user can access other directories. Is there a way to limit him to not be able to access anything ...
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Granting access to a registry key in HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Control\Class

I have some commercial software that is protected by a 3rd party soft license. This week the 3rd party licensing failed and I tracked it down to when it was trying to access this registry key: ...
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OS X keychain issues after relocating home folder

I recently relocated my home folder to a storage drive, since I'm using an SSD for my main drive. Since then, I've had issues with the OS X keychains. First it was saying that the login keychain ...
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Why can't I chown a VirtualBox shared folder?

I'm trying to recursively chown a VirtualBox shared folder, but I can't get it to work: $ ls -lah total 16K drwxr-xr-x 4 root root 4.0K Aug 1 2012 . drwxr-xr-x 23 root root 4.0K Jul 21 2012 ...
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How to allow ftp user acess folder outside his root directory?

I am trying to create an ftp user that will have access to several folder on public_html but I don't want him to get access to all folders in public_html. Just to the specific ones. Here is the ...
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What to do about “ERROR: Device is not ready.” for cmd.exe

I'm having issues getting my IDE to run the program in command prompt. I figured that the problem could be the file permissions for the cmd.exe file. I found out where the file was located in file ...
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cat, file says file not found, but nano reads it; why the difference?

I tried to read the content of file with cat, and got: bandit21@melinda:/etc/cron.d$ cat /tmp/t706lds9S0RqQh9aMcz6ShpAoZKF7fgv cat: /tmp/t706lds9S0RqQh9aMcz6ShpAoZKF7fgv: No such file or directory ...
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How to set share permissions based on folder structure

The problem I'm having is that users are moving folders around in a tree-like folder organization on the shared drive. User education has not improved the issue so i want to use permissions to ...
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Allow users to create folders at netowrk share, but not open others folders

I have a ReadyNas Pro4. On it I have created a shares such as "Movies", "Music", "Backup" etc.. The first step For these shares I would like to set some (for me) advanced privileges, which brings me ...