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Why might I be getting “Permission denied” for a directory that seems to have correct permissions?

I'm a member of the group that owns the directory dir, but I can't seem to access it. I'm not sure why I could possibly not have permission. See below: $ groups various including dir $ cd dir -bash: ...
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Linux group can't access folder created under windows even if the rights are good

I own a Netgear ReadyNAS 100 series (RN102) for my personnal use . I have a project that I already started : create a custom "FTP Cloud" for my android cell phone, by using Foldersync with many ...
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how to send a log file which has owner & group as 'root' using rsyslog

i have a file inside as /var/log/suricata/fast.log , the owner and group of this file is root. I want to send this file to a remote nxlog server. The following is the configuration file placed at /...
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windows 10 C:\ is not accessible

ok so this is a common issue that seems to have many causes. After attempting to install a standalone SDK .exe the installer quit when almost completed and indicated a permissions error. I tried ...
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A Windows 10 fault with file permissions

Not sure if the question has arisen in this form before. I've just upgraded to Windows10 on my desktop (an HP PAvilion23) and found that file permissions were changed to read/execute; writing and ...
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What should I do for not changing permissions every time I upload a file

I have a wordpress site hosted on IIS (I know its bad but that's what the client wants). Every time I upload a media file, although the permission for the folder are already set, I have to go and ...
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Samba 4.2.3 - Access Denied to Home folder as root user

I am running CentOS 7.2 x64 with Samba 4.2.3-12.el7_2. My Samba config is as follows: [global] server string = log file = /var/log/samba/log.%m max log size = 50 guest ...
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How did GWX install itself when it was denied permission?

This is related to How does one Blacklist a patch based on Knowledge Based/KB number? and How to add a Deny ACE for TrustedInstaller?. The Get Windows X malware has returned (again) on two Windows 7 ...
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Advanced Permissions not editable in Windows 10

Windows 10 Version 1511 build 10586.164. From a administrator's user account, when I open the properties of a folder and go to the advanced permissions, the "change permissions" button is gone; if I ...
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Permission: Deny Delete - How to get to Work

There seems to be a lot of half formed and incorrect explanations of how to properly set up permissions to prevent the deletion of a folder and all of its contents. Which is exactly what I am trying ...
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Automount using AutoFS and AFP permission issue

I have a FreeNAS server of which I'd like to mount volumes on my Mac. I'm using afp and mounting via Autofs following this tutorial. The folder / mountpoints on which I mount the drives are located ...
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Owner of the web folder and files and their permissions

In a Linux based Apache server Who should be set to be the owner of the web folder/files and what should be the permissions set on those files? I have a web folder at /var/www/html there are two ...
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How Do I Grant Full Access to an Office 365 mailbox without it also loading into Outlook?

As the SysAdmin, I sometimes need to grant myself access to someone's mailbox in Office 365. It's usually a temporary thing, just to accomplish a task or two, but sometimes it's somewhat long term. ...
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Back end already in use

We are using an Access Database divided in front end and back end (in a shared folder). I distributed copies of the front end to every user. All users have the shared folder and subfolders added to ...
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What is a prescriptive way for managing the permissions for mounted volumes in Alpine-based Docker?

When you build an image you can assign ownership (chown) and change permissions (chmod) of paths within the image. However, when a volume is mounted from either the host or another container the ...
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How do i prevent changes in file ownership and group?

I'm using btsync to sync from local drive to my server, but every time i save a file in the local machine the group of the file is changed and btsync can't access it. Is there a way to keep the ...
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Windows 10 - High level OS folder, taken ownership but still can't modify

Right so I'm trying to delete an empty WindowsApps folder on Windows 10. I've tried taking ownship of the folder. However whenever I try to delete the folder it says I need permisson from myself. I'...
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share single onedrive account between two user accounts on Mac

I use two user accounts on my Mac, one for work and other personal. Currently, if I put the onedrive folder in shared user folder, I can only access and have read&write permissions from one user ...
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How to have MySQL entitle the machine's root user?

I'm trying to run mysqlcheck. Its failing with: $ sudo su - # mysqlcheck --auto-repair --all-databases mysqlcheck: Got error: 1045: Access denied for user 'root'@'localhost' (using password: NO) when ...
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Restore Default Permissions in Windows 8 [duplicate]

I recently changed the owner of Windows 8.1 "Windows" folder (C:\Windows) to me (I am the administrator so I changed the owner to ComputerName\Administrators and removed privileges of the regular ...
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How do I overcome my permission denied error when running with sudo?

I’m using the following version of Linux … [davea@mydevbox ~]$ uname -a Linux mydevbox.evo-text.com 4.4.5-15.26.amzn1.x86_64 #1 SMP Wed Mar 16 17:15:34 UTC 2016 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux I’m ...
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Lubuntu not giving me full admin rights

My school gave me one of their old windows xp computers with lubuntu on it. They didn't give me the password, though, so i just changed it through grub. However, when i go into the terminal i can't ...
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Windows 7 Create Folders Permissions

I have a Standard User setup, and have them denied access pretty much across the board. If they click on my User Account from C:>Users they get hit with the password screen. But what I want to do is ...
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“Parent directory does not allow write, or one of the directories didn't allow search (execution) permission”

I have a dedicated server running CentOS 7. A specific folder, which is owned by apache user, is causing problems, something I think has to do with permissions (I've been battling this for days now). ...
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One folder doesn't have write access - samba share

I have an external HD in NTFS format setup to share from my router. Here is the fstab entry I have for mounting in Ubuntu: //rt-n66u-8fe8/data /mnt/rt-n66u-8fe8/data cifs guest,_netdev,...
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Cannot Manage Flash Drive

I have a brand new Kingston DTSE9 64GB flash drive formatted as exFAT. I was able to use the flash drive at home on my Dell laptop (64 bit Windows 10, Administrator), so now it has some files on it. ...
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Adding user to ownership in addition to another user

I had some problems with permissions, the programmers of my website wanted me to add the admin user to the apache group and then set some permissions. My knowledge of Linux is quite limited, so I ...
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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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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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File permissions not preserved on external hard drive

I have a brand new 3TB Western Digital "Elements" external (USB) hard drive. When I copy (cp, rsync) stuff across from my laptop file permissions are not preserved. In fact everything (files and ...
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vmrun error - Home directory is not accessible: permission denied

After updating my linux server from Red Hat 4.8.3-9 to Ubuntu 5.2.1-22. I've reinstalled VMWare on this new machine to host two virtual machines like I did on Red Hat. I have a script to stop the ...
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Apache can't access /var/www/html

Apache is denying access to all the files in /var/www/html. It claims it's because of file permissions, but the whole /var/www directory is chmod 755 and owned by apache:apache. Apache error log: ...
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Permission denied when I try to pair to a Bluetooth speaker on Ubuntu 14.04

I get the following error inside /var/log/syslog on Ubuntu 14.04 when I try to pair with my Bluetooth speakers (although it used to work well few days ago: Mar 15 19:58:39 hakim bluetoothd[1395]: ...
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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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Remove my own access rights from from files in a network folder from the commandline

I have full access rights to a share on another Windows PC, e.g. \\Backup\PC. After I copied files from my normal Windows office PC to that share, I want to remove all rights from the copied files (e....
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How to retain ownership and permissions of System Volume Information

Does anyone know of a way of permanently taking ownership and complete control of this folder even through reboots?I can take ownership of this directory by right-clicking the folder, then properties, ...
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Changing acl permissions of user1 home directory so nongroup member can access it while group members cannot

I have several users in several different groups. So... sudo su >$ ls -l /home/ drwxr-x--- 5 root group1 4096 Mar 18 12:44 group1 drwxr-x--- 6 root group2 4096 Feb 9 13:...
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How do you set Linux ACL to default to a specific group with permissions?

So I have a directory: www\ which looks as so: [eugene@server ~]$ ll total 0 drwxrwx---. 2 eugene eugene 57 Dec 10 16:04 www I want to make it so all new files created in this directory will ...
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How to assign permissions to manage windows service when UAC is enabled?

I have following scenario: I'm local admin on my computer with Windows 7 Enterprise and UAC enabled Computer is not in domain and is not under group policy I run some program without running it as ...
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Amazon ec2 instance w/ atached volume permission denied with sftp

I made an extra volume and then attached it like this... sudo mkfs -t ext4 device_name sudo mkdir mount_point sudo mount device_name mount_point The mount point was in my home directory as well. ...
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How do I take full ownership of all files on a BlackArmor 440 NAS?

I have a Seagate BlackArmor 440 NAS. I am accessing it as the administrator on a Windows 7 machine. When I try to change permissions on a folder on the NAS I am denied with the following message: An ...
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How to remove the global execution permision on my ntfs partition on Linux Mint?

I have toyed with my fstab file to allow automatic mount and execution of scripts on my ntfs partition. I also played with file permission using chmod +x -R. At the begining nothing worked, but now, ...
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Directory access not permitted

I recently installed the Open Virtual Desktop (Community Edition) on CentOS 6.6. I tried to open the folder created for a particular session. When the session was logged in, the folder could be ...
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Windows, how to grant access to disk raw data to standard user?

I have to let users read all disk data ("all" means from first to last sector) from a USB pendrive, is it possibile without admin privileges in Windows>=7? I tried some test with a custom code, and I ...
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Correct permissions for OS X El capitan's user directory etc?

a friend of mine played with my mac and set chmod 0755 on / (I disabled SIP). Now the Guest user can see every document on my filesystem and so everybody having physical access to my MacBook would be ...
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Why does 7-zip.exe return “Access is denied” with these arguments/parameters?

In a batch file: START "7-zip" /D "C:\Program Files\7-Zip\" "7z.exe" a -o <F:> testArchive F:\test Or, alone on the cmd as: 7z.exe a -o <C:\users\user\Desktop> testArc C:users\user\...
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make strace print EUID

I'm trying to debug a permission problem, but I'm having trouble finding out with which EUID the application is being executed at the moment of the error. Is there a way to make strace print 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 an admin and have checked the permissions for the key and all ...
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No User-Info in MS Office “File is already open by…” Dialog

We have some Problems regarding the MS Office Dialog telling someone, that a File is already open by a User. I've ask all other IT Colleges and Googled for 2 hours but I've found nothing helpful. The ...
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iTunes permissions user folder

When I left click on iTunes desktop shortcut get error message. The folder iTunes is on a locked disk or you do not have write permissions for this folder. Please help to fix problem.