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How to tell if a directory is completely synced by rsync?

I'm rsync'ing some directories from one machine to another, in a cronjob. Each directory is complete set of data files. On the destination machine, is there a sane way to tell if a directory is ...
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cant “takeown” files permission with win7 in external drive

I am trying to take ownership of the files in my external harddrive by using the command below in win7 ultimate C:\Windows\system32>takeown /F "F:\ebooks\" /D /R But i get the error ERROR: ...
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Disable write permission for the user, Ubuntu

I'll be brief. I need to disable a single user to read and write files on the whole server with Ubuntu, except one file. That is, he can write to the file output.txt, but other directories are closed ...
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permission differences from mac finder vs terminal ssh

I am hoping that some of you Super Users can help me. I am working in an unix environment. /g/typas/Manuel>uname -a Linux submaster 2.6.32-279.11.1.el6.x86_64 #1 SMP Tue Oct 16 15:57:10 UTC 2012 ...
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Expose file from blocked directory to user on Linux?

I'm running a web server on my (virtual root) server where a friend is allowed to host his own page. This page is sitting in his home directory and the Apache is configured in such a way that a ...
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Nginx, php-fpm, virtual hosts and premissions

I have apache-mpm-itk + php_module setup and user's folders/files belongs to them. But I want to migrate several accounts to nginx + php-fpm. What should be the right permissions on folders/files if ...
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rutorrent & /var/www permissions

Sometime ago I messed up my permissions to access rutorrent (however it is still running) I've tried to instate them back using various methods but I'm not getting any closer. This is what I get when ...
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What can a non-Mac App Store app do in terms of sandboxing and security?

I'm curious about what applications from outside of the Mac App Store limitations are. By default, what are their permissions? What can they access on my computer? From my perspective, I can see that ...
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properly not using root login for permissions with ftp

First off, I have a strong belief that I am trying to solve this issue with the entirely wrong point of view, so please, feel free to yell at me about how entirely wrong I am. My problem is that my ...
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Can't connect to SSH with new user

I created a new user, test. I have done the following to the account: I've given test sudo permission I've added test to AllowUsers in nano /etc/ssh/sshd_config I've generated a new SSH key pair, ...
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Can't get symbolic link creation permissions to work under windows

I am trying to grant my user the privileges to create symbolic links. I ran secpol.msc and navigated to Local policies -> User rights assignment -> Create symbolic links. I have added my user's ...
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How to elevate access for user NOT in administrators group and with disabled UAC in Windows 7?

When UAC is disabled and you try to perform a task which requires elevated access, you get "Access Denied" for users not in administrators group. However when UAC is enabled, you get an ...
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Least-Privilege BUILTIN\Administrator Failure Configuring Application Control Policies with AppLocker

I'm configuring execution control on a computer running Windows 7 SP1 Ultimate with one hard drive with a single partition. With AppLocker comes the option to create "default rules". In the case of ...
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How do you get permissions to read every file in WindowsImageBackup (created by Windows Backup and Restore)?

I want to be able to read all the files located in WindowsImageBackup. Specifically, I need to be able to search them for an ASCII string and I also need to back them up (backup the backups). They ...
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Changing permissions on FileZilla Server

I've just setup a FileZilla Server on Windows, every thing is going well, but, I cant change the file permissions. When I'm using windows explorer I get this: And when I'm using FileZilla FTP ...
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brew prune permission denied - what should group and permissions be?

Reinstalling python using brew so that hopefully psycopg2 will stop giving errors: Library not loaded: /usr/local/opt/postgresql/lib/libpq.5.dylib So following this answer: mikekilmer$ brew prune ...
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WMI issue: User credentials cannot be used for local connections

We are using Directory Monitor from DEVenterprise.net to monitor remote file and directory changes. Recently it stopped working. We receive a WMI error stating that the credentials cannot be used for ...
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BGinfo on logon screen (Windows 7, Non-Administrator)

In Windows 7, it's not that easy to show information on the logon screen with BGinfo. I got it working by converting the BMP file (that BGinfo creates) to a JPG file (with BMP2JPG.exe), and placing it ...
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How to require admin permissions to stop an executable in Windows 8

I have an executable on a Windows 8 machine, that I’d like to keep running. The problem is, the guy I share my dorm room and the Windows 8 machine with keeps shutting it off. Is there a way ...
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How to restrict access to a specific page in Microsoft SharePoint?

I am using SharePoint 2013 and have it set so Active Directory domain users are able to read/view only. This works, but I have created a sub-page that I want to restrict access to. I only want a ...
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registry changes not being retained after reboot

My Windows 7 user account is an administrator. In regedit, I remove some entries from HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run After I reboot, the entries are back again. The entries I ...
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Permissions - could not execute temp folder - dropbox and java applications

So I was having an issue with multiple application on my windows 8 machine. Dropbox would not start, or run on my admin user. I also run a Java application called "Five9" and it was having issues ...
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Use /sys/class/gpio/ in Python without root permissions

I want to interact with the GPIO pins using the Python module Ablib. And I want to do this without root permissions. How can I achieve this? When I create an ablib.Pin instance the module opens ...
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Representing web app users as OS users - bad idea?

How bad an idea is to have a web app that represents its users through OS users rather then storing them in a data base? And assuming their privileges are properly set up, to handle their http ...
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windows disc read-only after mounting in linux

For accessing my windows (NTFS) partition in linux, I have the following line in fstab # <file system> <mount point> <type> <options> <dump> ...
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applescript permissions for copied files

Using applescript, I'm copying PY files to a location in OSX. However, they don't compile when I load Python, it seems because the permissions havent been set on the files. When I look at "get info" ...
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Is there a way to use ACL to deny access to folders by user, preferrably by making them invisible?

Is there a way to use Linux's Access Control Lists feature to deny access to folders by user, preferrably by making them invisible? This is needed for a chroot SFTP environment where we want to block ...
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Samba server not taking credentials on a windows machine

I had a series of problems with samba server. I have a ubuntu server 14.04 installed here on the office. I installed the samba server, and it worked correctly with a test folder. Then i installed a ...
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Add single user to all folder security permissions

I need to add a user to the security permissions on all folders in a windows 7 file structure. The problem is that I can't enforce inheritance, because only the one user needs access and that would ...
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icacls on windows 7 not working, Permission denied when saving an image file

I have been trying to solve this for 2 hours, on linux this is very easy. Please kindly help me. I keep getting this error : file_put_contents(C:\xampp\htdocs\skripsi\images): failed to open stream: ...
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How to create/edit files for a nologin user in RHEL/CentOS?

I have a user defined like so: sudo useradd -m -s /sbin/nologin foo It is not meant to be logged into but it is meant to serve a web application. However, if I try to do anything inside the ...
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PHP User in NGINX not Accessing File, Permission with Group

I know that nginx sets the user for php as www-data. Therefore the user www-data needs access to the entire structure as described in this blog post. To express my issues I will have to define some ...
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No permission to downloaded files, only original files

I'm working on a local server and whenever I copy something to the images- or fonts-folder, I get the following error: **Forbidden** You don't have permission to access ...
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Transferring files through SFTP

When I try to upload files to my server I am getting a permission denied error. I am able to see all the files through filezilla and even download them but when I try to upload it doesn't let me. I ...
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File permission

I read this post and I'm quite in the same situation described by Stonegiant. The issue here is lightly different: \\server\share1 (domain user:modify / domain admins:full control) ...
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Cd between folders/git access 'permission denied'

All of a sudden I can't cd between folders and can't access gir. I simply get permission denied, as follows: localhost:Edward user$ cd Documents -bash: cd: Documents: Permission denied ...
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Why does Windows not feature a permission model like Android/iOS? [closed]

When I install an app on Android/iOS, I am presented with what the app might do (access networks, look at my photos, access my contacts). Why is something like that not present on Windows? Besides the ...
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Microsoft Access Web App - Sharepoint online - user permission only for the app

I want to publish a access web app (2013) with sharepoint online to the web for costumers. I don't want that the users of the app have access to the sharepoint site behind the app, neither that they ...
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How to build a portable windows virtual machine without admin permissions and with high performance?

I need to build a portable virtual machine that could be used on user restricted PCs that need admin permissions. I've heard about QEMU. But the problem is that it is very very slow when running. Is ...
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Restore default Linux permissions

I accidentally applied chmod 700 to the whole filesystem instead of the current directory. Non-root users now cannot run any command even though I've 777'd paths in $PATH and restarted sshd just after ...
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Files don't inherit parent folder's permission after saving

We have a Windows 2008 R2 File Server. On the D: partition we have a couple of folders with permissions for each department. Somehow if a user moves e.g. an excel file into an other folder the file ...
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Create a group for users and sets the permission

I would like to create group for some user addgroup name After that I would like to add some user to group sudo adduser username groupname And set the permission for each group. There will ...
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Is there an easy way to add yourself to an Active Directory group, with only Add/Remove Self permission?

At my friend's large home network where there is an Active Directory / Exchange / Outlook setup (sorry I'm not a Microsoft pro), I'm trying to set up a distribution list to act like a mailing list. ...
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my first linux script won't run

I am trying to write my first linux script (running on chromebook in devmode). Here it is: #!/bin/bash echo 'hello world' This is stored in ~/Downloads/app/run. When I try to run it I get the ...
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Folders added to external HD and don't have permissions to delete it

Recently I bought this HDD, and then I restored my laptop to older image of itself and I needed Microsoft .net environment 4.5, so I installed it while the external HD was attached to the laptop. ...
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Adding group permissions with sudoers with NOPASSWD still prompting for password

Fedora 20, clean install. I added the following lines to my sudoers file with visudo: %power ALL=NOPASSWD: /sbin/shutdown I then created group "power" and added my account to this group. ...
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restricting registry write permissions not preventing manual changes from reverting to defaults at boot Win8.1

It might help understanding what I'm trying to do in order to contextualize my question, so here goes. I'm trying to hack the realtek sound jacks on my mobo to have the front audio stream routed out ...
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How to remove file when over quota without root permissions and truncate, dd, mv, cp, and rm fail?

I'm working on a file system where I don't have root permissions and all of the above have failed to allow me to delete a file with the same errors: $ >file1 $ -bash: file1: Disk quota exceeded $ ...
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Access is denied in cmd

I am unable to browse to a path in a network drive using command prompt. The error "Access is Denied" is returned. The network path is mapped as the letter 'R' C:>R: R:>cd aFolder Access is ...
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How can I list all processes running with elevated permissions in Windows 7 or above?

I would like to be able to list all processes running with elevated permissions (i.e. as administrator) on Windows 7 system. How can I do it?