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

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Set-up GIT deployment on server running plesk

I have a lot of experience with Linux/Unix based systems. I've been setting up many GIT deployments, from my own administered dedicated stacks, shared hosts, Debian, CentOS, RHEL, OpenBSD. Yet one ...
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Why opt folder is detained by root by default?

I heard that a coworker saying that he install all his software in /opt. I took a look on the Internet to check this was true and found that tldp.org website said: [/opt] is reserved for all the ...
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User can't take ownership without Admin

I would like to be able to take ownership of a subfolder of folder F as a user USER. In advanced permissions, I've added a USER as another Permission Entry and set Take Ownership and Change ...
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Sharing and Security permissions for domain and local users and groups

I believe I am dealing with a knowledge gap. I think I understand this about 80% but apparently that is not enough. Questions like this have plagued me for a long time. I will try to be a clear as ...
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“You need administrator permission to make changes to this file”, without actually making changes to the file

It is the standard "You need administrator permission to make changes to this file" error about files on the C: drive. Here comes the fun part: 1. I am an administrator 2. I have disabled UAC 3. I ...
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Will rsync preserve owner between servers if the usernae is equal but UID not

I have the following case: Server A have an user 'marco' with UID 10001 Server B have an user 'marco' with UID 10004 I'm copying a file test.txt, owned by marco, from server A to server B, with ...
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MacOSX Server accessed from Screen Sharing not allowing to change Access Control

I have a Mac Mini working as a build server for my iOS apps. However, the XCode Server daemon runs with special permissions, that requires certificates to be added in the System keychain. In order ...
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Jira: Limiting project access to a single group?

I tried following all sorts of documentation such as this one but everything seems to work for an older version of Jira. I have a project and board "Develop" and I have a group "develop." Everyone ...
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System32 permissions

I am facing to the problem with System32 folder permissions. Example: If I copy file test.txt into SysWOW64 then I am able to open/read/write it. If I copy same file into System32 then I am not ...
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Can't propagate permissions on HFS+ Lion, after copying data back from NTFS drive

I recently copied a bunch of data back from an NTFS drive I had used for backup, which had NTFS permissions of Everyone - Full Control. The copy was done using Linux Mint, with the 2 drives slaved ...
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How to mount SMB share that can be accessed by anyone on Mac OS X El Capitan

How can I mount a SMB network share that can be accessed by anyone? Here's what I tried: Using mount command me$ sudo mkdir /Multimedia me$ sudo chmod 777 /Multimedia me$ sudo mount -t smbfs -o ...
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standard user sftp.ocx problems

I have a program which calls sftp.ocx I think in windows7, 8, 10, when a standard user goes to run the program, the program crashes when it goes to run sftp.ocx, and the standard user doesn't have ...
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Account restrictions when accessing UNC path

I have a number of servers on the network and occasionally I need to connect to all of them to copy files across, or just make changes. When I use Windows Explorer and enter a path like ...
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How can I make chown work recursively?

I've got a directory called pdfs that contains a bunch of sub- and sub-sub-directories. I want to change ownership on all PDF files in all of the subfolders. I just tried this: chown -R ...
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Git clone: error: chmod on <ntfs mount> failed: Operation not permitted

I'm dual booting fedora/windows 7, and so I have a common storage place between them I've made a small fat partition, mounted from /etc/fstab: UUID=C37A-2B35 /transfer vfat users,umask=000 1 3 I'm ...
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Folder is invisible except in Oomph dialog

I'm installing Eclipse on Windows 7 and I opened the "choose a location" dialog inside the automated Oomph installer. From there it gave me the typical little Windows directory dialog to pick the ...
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I cannot su - into my root account from a normal user

I can't switch normal user to root and I get following error: [user2@server1 ~]$ su - Password: su: Authentication failure I know for a fact that password is correct. Also permissions on my ...
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php-cgi causes permission denied on output file despite appropriate permissions

I am trying to run a php script using the php-cgi. The command is: sudo -Hu apache /usr/bin/php-cgi -f /var/www/html/load.php >> /var/www/html/load.log The output is: -bash: ...
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Allow user to add files to a folder, without allowing them to change files once they are in the folder?

I want something similar to the following: There is a folder, lets call it 'Parent'. I want people to be able to add files into Parent, but I do not want them to be able to view/read/write files ...
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How to Configure Sudo to Preserve Group and User IDs as Owners?

Question I am running sudo 1.8.15 on Ubuntu 15.10 (wily). The last two entries in my /etc/sudoers file are: Defaults:nginx stay_setuid,targetpw,env_reset nginx ALL=(ALL) PASSWD: ALL But, when I ...
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Which permissions do I have to set

I want to create a folder F. Everybody from User group could create a folders and files inside this folder F. But if somebody (user X from User group) created a folder N inside folder F, another users ...
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How to access “Security” tab in properties within default Parallels Windows 8 setup?

First of all, I'd like to stipulate that I've tried two methods already (the normal Windows way) to enable the "Security" tab: Gpedit Regedit I won't detail the process any further than that since ...
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How to Temporarily Suspend Security Policy Checks / Or Temporarily Grant Root Access?

Note: Please feel free to edit the question -- I am having a hard time expressing it! Question: How do you impersonate a regular user--while still retaining admin/root privileges to execute any ...
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Use Group Policy to Install exe file with elevated permissions

I want to install a program across my domain using group policy. I have a Windows 2008 R2 server with mostly Windows 7 clients. I have a program that does not have an .msi install package. It can only ...
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Forbidden: You don't have permission to access /index.html on this server

This is the error I am getting with my Apache web server. Upon Googling this issue I was greeted with several solutions, all of which involved an httpd.conf file I seemed to be missing. I searched my ...
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Folder permissions for group of users

I've got group of users, they are also Authentized users. Then I have one folder called Public which permissions need to do: Every user of group Users should be able to read all files in Public ...
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How can I change ownership/permissions to read every file in WindowsImageBackup, which is created by Windows Backup and Restore?

I want to be able to read all the files located in the WindowsImageBackup folder, which is created by Windows 7 Backup and Restore. Specifically, I need to be able to search the files for an ASCII ...
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log on to permission not persisting for AD domain users

I'm an active directory novice who's been thrown into the deep end helping out in an all windows environment. I'm sure there's a simple answer to this, but it has me baffled: I just don't know where ...
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How to jail a process?

I am creating a tool which will run programs uploaded by my students and test their homeworks from programing class. Their programs read from standard input, do some computations and then write to ...
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Give an application symlink permissions within a directory in Windows

I don't know much about Windows permissions, but is there a way to give a script or application permission to create symlinks that link only within a a directory tree that say an application "owns"? ...
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Bootstrap - Jekyll: Forbidden - no access permission to `/'

I'm doing a tutorial on Twitter Bootstrap and apparently I need to install Jekyll for this. I've followed the installation procedure, but now I'm stuck getting Jekyll to work. In the terminal (Ubuntu ...
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how can I remove write access from a file?

I have a program, (logger lite -vernier) which has a configuration file, that I use to set up scientific experiments. the configFile when I run logger lite, the software changes the config file, and ...
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Upgraded to Windows 10, forgot to backup EFS key for encrypted files

I recently upgraded to Windows 10. I realized I forgot to backup my EFS key so no I can't access my encrypted images. I even tried setting myself as the owner of them. Is the key stored in the ...
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Regedit “Cannot Delete” “Error while deleting key”

I am trying to delete a registry key in regedit and keep getting this error: Cannont delete (keyname): Error while deleting key. I am a admin and have check the permissions for the key and all ...
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Deleting empty folders from Deleted items in Outlook 2013

Whenever I try to delete the empty folders that I had moved to my deleted items in Outlook 2013, I get a dialog box with a sync and permission error as below: Error while trying to delete the empty ...
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Directory permissions for 2 users [duplicate]

I have a folder and I need to give access to this folder to 2 users recursively. I can do this by: First create 2 users: useradd user1 -d /home/myfolder/ -s /bin/false useradd user2 -d ...
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Deleting 'read only file' [duplicate]

I've modified a file in AppData/LocalLow to be 'read only'. Then I'm trying to undo the 'read-only' and I'm getting that I need the permissions of myself - meaning the permission of my user that now I ...
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Zsh gives “permission denied” error on iTerm2

I configured my zsh by downloading the latest using homebrew on Yosemite. So the default shell is /usr/local/bin/zsh on iTerm2 application. However, when I try the command $ .. $ zsh: ...
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Why is user _postgres on os x unable to write in a 0777 mode directory?

I'm trying to create a function in Postgresql, written in plpython, to move files from one directory to another in the file system, and optionally create the destination folder if it doesn't exist. ...
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Why did Macports take ownership over lots and lots of files and what can I do about it?

I have just removed Macports. After that I did some random checks in directories and found out that some files still have Macports as their owner. So I did a 'find' on all files that have Macports as ...
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How do I make a *.ppk file let me into SSH (Ubuntu)

I have a *.ppk file given to me so I can SSH into a server. I'm using Ubuntu 10.x. What commands do I need to run so I have permission to SSH? I found something that said to do ssh-add ...
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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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Cannot remove read-only attribute from folder in Server 2012

The Read Only flag is half checked for a folder and I'm unable to remove it, (it just comes back) and my .net web application is unable to access this folder. Attrib command doesn't work. Taking ...
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File I can't take ownership of

I downloaded a file from the internet (I can link to it here, but in the interests of not annoying other users, I won't post the link), and I can't delete the file with the message: You need ...
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I can not edit drive properies even when I use root

I use the gksu nemo (because my file explorer is nemo) command, yet when I go to the drive I use, I right-click, then go to properties I still cannot change the Permissions. I have a 1TB portable ...
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Permissions corrupted on temp folder?

I tried to run a game on a family member's computer and go a strange error: Apparently it got an Access Denied error message when creating a file in the temp folder. Since permissions should be ...
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How to reset system folder permissions for Windows 8.1?

How can I reset permissions for system folder (C:/Windows) for Windows 8.1? I found that this answer does not work for Windows 8.1. Any suggestions? By the way, I was looking for a easier and nicer ...
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How to configure an brand new windows 7/8 for digital signage/infoscreen/infoterminal usage?

The point is: I'm using windows mainly as an end-user - not as developer. Our software was been developed for an micro-pc that runs OS X or a small Debian. Due missing drivers we have to switch to ...
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Allow standard user to change settings in Device Manager

Is there a permission that I can grant to a standard user in Windows 7 Home Premium to allow them to change settings in Device Manager; specifically, the ability to change a network adapter's MAC ...
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How is the ACL set on USB-devices?

I'm new to acl's so this is blackmagic to me. But what I have is a camera that I want to talk to. So I got a netbooted debian machine: ulf@term13:~(0)$ lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. ...