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apache wont follow symlinks | 403 permission denied

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04, and have a problem with the Apache configuration: I created a Symlink from /var/www/html torwards /home/me/myWebDirectory but localhost/myWebDirectory renders a ...
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Cannot write to /home directory even as root user

I am trying to create a directory as a root in /home but I get the following error: mkdir: cannot create directory `foo': Permission denied I have checked the permissions by running ls -ld /home is ...
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Get a list of directories or files I don't have permission to read

I have a directory, X, which contains many subdirectories (millions of them), which contain files. I have read access to some, but not all, directories and files contained therein. I need to compile ...
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used chmod wrongly to mess up copy rights. How to correct

I ran a chmod command like chmod 644 dir/* It seems to have worked for files in this directory, but files in all other sub-directories are now in some limbo state. ls -l dir/sub-dir shows: ...
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ssh connection error “Permission denied (publickey)”

So I have been trying to build ssh connections between google cluster container containing 1 master node and 2 worker nodes. I have used ssh-keygen to generate key pairs for all three nodes, send the ...
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How to set permissions and ownership when using rsync?

I'm using capistrano-wpcli (link), a program that uses 'rsync' to synchronize folders between development and testing servers. I've set the uploads folder's permission on the remote server to 777 ...
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How do I use an Ext4 partition from Windows with correct file permissions for Linux?

I use Windows 7 and ext2fsd to access a data partition which uses ext4 as mentioned here, here and here. I can read and write from Windows. When I boot into Linux, it is able to read the files but ...
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Can't access shared external drive on Windows 8.1

Internal hard drives are shared on Windows 8.1 and accessed successfully using username/password login via ES File Explorer on Android. Upon sharing a WD Essentials 2TB USB 3.0 HDD and attempting to ...
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Java applet needs permission but doesn't ask for it!

I'm trying to connect a VPN connection (on Mac OS X 10.6.6) through a Check point java applet. The first time it ran I chose NOT to give it access to my files and such and now every time I try to ...
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Shared folder contents all opening as read only

I have a shared folder in a network which we all theoretically have access to. I edited through command line using icacls to grant everyone read and write permissions (icacls "Folder Name" /grant ...
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How to set the correct Samba chmod permissions for folders in ext4 file system? Is ext4 the right choice?

I am build another Samba server as an Active Directory Domain Controller to replace an old and buggy one. Every night I rsync the old one with the new one. Now I am only changing the shares names in ...
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Can't delete system files from System32/drivers. Need permission

How to delete specific files in System32/drivers? I need to remove a software manually.Guide says that I need to remove some .sys files that are related to that software from System32/drivers but I ...
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Default permissions with setfacl

Just started using setfacl to assign permissions for a specific group to /var/www/html (CentOS 5). Files in this directory are 640, root:apache. However, I've noticed that after doing something ...
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How to change Windows permissions for Linux NAS?

I have just finished setting up my new NAS (Western Digital My Cloud EX2) and I'm having trouble with permissions, I can read and write from the internal drives fine, but I have an external usb HDD ...
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How to change permissions on a folder when the owner doesn't have read access and no one else has change permissions enabled?

So the basic scenario is this. UserA creates a folder with a few subfolders and documents. UserB comes along and changes the permissions on the folder and subfolders so he can list folder contents and ...
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SMB Share - NTFS permissions - recent OS X like 10.10

We use a shared SMB resource to which we connect with Windows clients and Mac OS X clients. The folder tree in the SMB share should be protected as it is used by an automated workflow. I've put share ...
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`sudo adduser username admin` leads to `adduser: The group `admin' does not exist.`

I'm trying to add a user to the sudoers file with the simple command sudo adduser username admin but I get adduser: The group 'admin' does not exist. So I checked out the sudoers file (sudo visudo ...
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Simple directory access permissions in Cherokee webserver?

On my cherokee webserver on a raspberrypi, I have several directories containing photos from different occasions in different directories like /Photos/Holiday /Photos/Zoo /Photos/KidsBirthdayParty ...
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Apache Module blocking access to FTP

EDIT: previous server admin changed all sites to use Apache Module. Now the sites only run on apache:apache Problem is, now the client can't access their files in Filezilla, since originally the user ...
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POSIX and ACL permissions Mac Server

I have a mac mini server and have a script run at login for network users that mounts a shared drive on the mac server. When they mount up, I create a folder with their name as the folder name. What ...
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Permission problems with rsync

I wanna do daily ssh synchronization of some of my local machines files with my server. I want to do this via rsync, since it sounds the most promising tool for this task to me. Sadly I get the ...
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Cannot Delete Shortcut from Desktop because I need Admin Permissions even though I am Admin

Installing the new Malwarebytes 2.0 put a shortcut on my desktop that I want to remove, but dragging it to the recycle bin shows this message: I am an administrator on this computer, so normally ...
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Failed to enumerate objects in container. Access is denied for System Volume Information folder

I'm trying to give the administrators group full permissions so I can enable creating restore points on Windows 8. Also when I turn the Microsoft Software Shadow Copy Provider on Automatic and make ...
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How to change user:group for fat32 USB drive?

I've formatted a USB drive to fat32 using gparted. I mount it to /media/usb which has the following permissions. drwxr-xr-x 2 myname users 4096 May 16 11:00 usb/ via. sudo mount -t vfat -o rw ...
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Changing ownership not permitted

Probably answered many times, but I connot find the solution of my case. I'm compiling a Yocto project with bitbake. A recipe of bitbake try to change the permission of some dir and files using ...
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Permission to make symbolic links in Windows 7?

How can I grant a particular user the permission to create symlinks in Windows 7? I've searched through "Group Policy" and Google, but haven't found anything. On a side note, is there a way to ...
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Permission denied trying to setup postgres sql

I'm trying to setup Dspace for a uni job here, but this Protgres SQL is asking for a password (For the postgres user) but it's supposed to be indent, I have no idea what's going on. So, When I try to ...
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GitBlit folder permissions on Windows

What folder permissions does GitBlit require on Windows on the repositories? I have existing repos which I'm pointing GitBlit to, and I would like to make sure it has read/write permissions. I can't ...
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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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Can't access/share Homegroup folders

I have 1 system where everyone is able to access read/write to the homegroup folders. However, every other system can not access each others and the one system that all the other systems can ...
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How can I have write access to remote NFS file system?

Now I have an old machine xuhangremote.tt.com. I make it act as a nfs macine using the below way. shareFolderPath=/usr/sharefolder exportShareFolder=$shareFolderPath" *(rw)" echo $exportShareFolder ...
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What is the correct way to set up FTP on a Multisite Webserver

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 as a webserver with multiple websites. I want to grant users FTPS access to certain directories in order to administer the website. I have the directories for multiple sites ...
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Any way to delete this folder I lack permissions to without using a live linux? [duplicate]

So, ages ago I installed this DVD burner called "DVD Maker." I immediately deleted it and forgot about it until my hard drive filled up. So I'm looking for things to delete and there's the DVD Maker ...
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How to add system user permissions to a folder in os x?

The folder /Applications/MAMP/tmp/php is used by php. I installed a library called GhostScript that uses X11 to render PDF to JPEG. It seams it got to use this folder when I call it by ImageMagick, ...
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How to create a group, add user to group, and give that group full access to directory in linux

I have my local user localUser who has directory /home/localUser. There is another user serviceUser who runs some services and he needs full access to some folders in my home directory. I want to ...
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Setting registry permissions with Powershell

I have a registry key that I need to take ownership of and then set a permission set on. I'm able to take ownership, but when setting the permission, it only applies to the very top level of the ...
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Unable to write files on CentOS

I have a VPS running on CentOS 6 and apache2 as webserver. I have several PHP scripts running in my server, and everything goes smooth, except to file writing. For some reason, my PHP scripts are ...
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merged ntfs partitions, missing “Program Files” directories

Nowhere can I seem to be able to find how to resolve this situation in-place. What happened: Before, C: ~= 90GB, freshly installed Win 8.1 Enterprise, 64bit D: ~= 880GB, also ntfs. Mainly for data ...
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Can not delete Outlook 2013 mailbox folder

When I try to delete mailbox folder in the Outlook, it gives this error: Cannot delete this folder. Right-click the folder, and then click Properties to check your permissions for the folder. ...
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Administrator permission required to rename/create/delete directory on Desktop

I use Homeuser which is Administrator account on Windows7. Everytime I want to rename folder on desktop it asks me to give administrator rights. When I want to save a file on Desktop I can't because ...
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How to combine two separate powershell commands

I have several hundred folders that all contain a sub-folder named "Bid Documents". I need to change the ACL permissions on every instance of those "Bid Documents" folders. Is there a way to ...
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How can I change ACLs recursively using cacls.exe?

I want to restrict the access for everything inside the work directory to me and the system only. I tried this with the following command: cacls.exe work /t /p 'PIXLA09\Maaartin:f' 'NT ...
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How to grant application permissions in windows 7?

I want to run an application in Windows 7 that has application-specific access to files. In other words, a user has permission to run the application, the application has permission open file X, but ...
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Converting these chmod commands to cacls?

Perhaps someone could help me. I'd like to convert the following chmod commands to use on Windows 7 but my understanding is lacking. /bin/chmod -R u+w,go-w,a+r somedirectory /bin/chmod a+x ...
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How can I block access to local files from Internet Explorer?

I want to create a kiosk station that will allow web browsing, but won't allow access to local files. How can I go about doing this?
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Folder Permissions

I would like to apply some permissions to websites I have hosted on a Ubuntu machine What I will be doing is create a user for each project we have, and I would like each one of them users to not ...
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Can't upload files to Owncloud after changing storage directory

I am using Owncloud via the Bitnami VM and only had about 17 GB of space. I created a 150 GB (dynamic sized for expanding later) .vdi and connected it to the VM. I then followed all the procedures for ...
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Why am I getting 403 permission denied from Apache 2.4.7 on ubuntu 14.04

I've read about a dozen different answer to this but none of those answers seem to help. Here is the issue in a nutshell: @bos-lpqum:/var/www$ curl http://localhost/html/index.html <!DOCTYPE HTML ...
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Grant permanent UAC permission to one program? [duplicate]

This post is not a duplicate as all the other posts have had solutions supplied solutions in the form of modified shortcuts or links supplied to posts in other forums which do not supply the ...
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chown -R root:root .* in /root performs chown on /

When running the command in the title from /root it somehow jumps up to / and changes ownership for ALLfiles, i only noticed because error messages for /proc popped up. Maybe i'm getting old but ...