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

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PHP server permissisons for files and directories granted, but still not allowed

I have php code on Codeanywhere where I'm simply trying to create a file on the server but yet gets the following error : "Warning: fopen(file.txt): failed to open stream: Permission denied in ...
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Can I run Cyrus Imap as a different user?

My MTA runs under vmail:vmail, and I'd like to set Cyrus Imap to run as the same user:group so that I can keep permissions simple. I didn't see anything about changing user/uid/gid while browsing man ...
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Accessing win8 over usb breaks permissions. “Failed to enumerate objects in the container.Access is denied.”

I connected my Win8(OS1) over usb to another win8(OS2) and accessed my user profile from OS1 on OS2. When OS1 was booted up again all of my premissions are now broken and no applications work. When ...
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Is there a way to provide access privileges to USB scanner via TWAIN SANE-backends for all users in Mac OS X 10.9 (Mavericks)?

I want to enable all users of a Mac OS X 10.9 (Mavericks) system running to use a USB flatbed scanner. Such scanner works using TWAIN SANE from my account (admin) without sudo-ing, while other users ...
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Cannot access symlinked file on Apache server (403 Forbidden)

I'm running a minecraft server on my laptop, and I have created a symbolic link of /home/myuser/Documents/MinecraftSV/logs/latest.log to /var/www/html, but when I try to access it I receive a 403 ...
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My admin user has completely lost the use of sudo (only gets 'permission denied')

OS X 10.8.5 I first realized the problem trying to delete software from a Japanese wireless carrier when I installed their client while I was there. Then I realized I actually can run no command ...
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How can i warn a others computer that i want to remotely control their session

How can i warn a others computer that i want to remotely control their session by choosing to display a message on the client that asks permission to take session before session terminates it needs ...
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Recursively chown all files that are owned by a specific user

Is it possible to find and chown all files that a specific user owns? I did a bunch of things as the wrong user and need to give the correct user ownership of the files. Is there a recursive and ...
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Dir command not working on one UNC Share

We have a process that runs in SQL Server which executes a DIR command on the local network using a UNC path to check that the files generated by another system are all there, as part of an audit ...
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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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Group member editing to file *automatically* changes ownership, group, and permissions

I have a directory which I'm trying to set up such that members of a group all have rwx privileges. Here is a subset of the directory and its permissions: -rwxr-xr-x 1 myusrnm grpnm 21638 ...
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Taking ownership of a 64 GB USB flash drive

Whenever I try to take ownership of my Kingston DTSE9G2 64 GB USB 3.0 flash drive the Windows Security / Explorer windows gets stuck on "Changing ownership of:" which never recovers, even if ...
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Change Windows 7 file permissions from command prompt

How can I change Windows 7 file permissions using the command prompt? I want to change permissions in program files, but cacls is not working for me.
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Windows 7 ProgramData permission denied despite 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 Admin ...
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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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Modifying wget permissions and download directories on Cygwin

I have Cygwin installed on my Windows 7 64 bit PC and I often download large files using wget. wget, however, saves all files with permissions that forbid me from executing the files when they're ...
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Unix permissions error when working with symbolic link and MySQL installation

I'm working to install MySQL on one of our servers. I'm the ec2-user, and I'm attempting to install in the ec2-user home directory, but allowing access to the directory to the mysql user. However, ...
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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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Messed up C: Permissions

I wanted to give a permission to a user, using SQL server. I think I did something wrong as now I can't access my Disk C. I tried to reset permissions with Command prompt but it didn't allow me to do ...
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Change Ownership Of Linux Directory

I Have a Netgear ReadyNAS and have set up SFTP on it. I created a user named "newuser" and changed directory to "newdirectory". If I run the command chown newuser * -R inside of "newdirectory", will ...
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icacls viewing permissions relative to the root of a folder?

If I have two folders: C:\windows\system32\tasks\ and C:\temp\tasks\ and I want to compare permissions on them. I can use the icacls "C:\temp\tasks\*" /T > C:\temp\tasks_temp.txt to compare ...
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Permission denied one correct login even as root after changes to /etc/pam.d/system-auth

I changed my system-auth file in etc/pam.d to the following. #%PAM-1.0 auth required pam_env.so auth required pam_lastlog.so inactive=35 auth required ...
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sudo alternative to allow certain user to execute chmod from a program

I would like to allow a certain user who does not own the files in a directory to execute chmod on them. Interactively, I know that I can do this by configuring sudo with the sudoers config file(s), ...
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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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How do I remove the notification “You have granted access to your account to xxxxxxxx@gmail.com”? [migrated]

I have a primary GMail mail account (e.g.; Private@gmail.com) which I use to communicate with my close friends and family members, to which my Youtube account with a lot of personal and ideological ...
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How to give permission to user groups rather than only a user?

I opened mmc.exe and from File>Add/delete snap-ins I added Group policy object editor for a specific user. From here I an give and deny access to many settings(around 100 in my case) on the ...
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Autosys File Watcher remote server

My devserver is different then file server How do i setup Filewatcher for this? If I have devserver and watch_file is also looking for a file in devserver, the process works. Else it doesn't. Please ...
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shift all running process from user1 to user2

I have presently all my process running by user1 id on my server . Now we have a new user user2 and we want all the process running by user1 to run by user2. This is done for consistency as all other ...
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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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Write permissions to xampp on windows 7

I have installed xampp on windows 7 in C:/ directory. I am trying to run a PHP installation file (timetrex installation) I am getting the following error: ...
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IOError: [Errno 13] Permission denied with pip installation

I have asked this question on SO, but they suggested, the question is better suited for Superuser. I installed Python 2.7.9 on Windows 7. It is supposed to have pip built-in. However, during Python ...
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Kali Linux VM: Permission denied to run shell script, as root

I've just installed Kali Linux (Debian) in a VirtualBox VM. I want to install the VBOX Additions that will allow me to configure things like screen resolution (hopefully). My problem is running the ...
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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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apache wont follow symlinks | 403 permission denied

im using Ubuntu 14.04, and got problem with apache configuration: i created a Symlink from /var/www/html torwards /home/me/myWebDirectory but localhost/myWebDirectory renders a 403-permission ...
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Windows 7: User Permissions keep resetting for external hard drive

Help my Entire account is gone after following this advice i am sure that was not the goal. but it did happen i am afraid. I am currently trying to solve icons not showing up on my external drive. I ...
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Undo setfacl changes

Using Cygwin in a virtual machine, I ran this command setfacl --remove-all /cygdrive/c After that I noticed this message: C:\ is not accessible. Access is denied. I undid this change by ...
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Limit PHP permissions

I want to set it up so that PHP scripts can only read/write files contained in a certain directory and nowhere else on the hard drive (preferably, per virtual host). I figured I could do this by ...
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rsync created directory permissions (Windows to Linux)

I am trying to rsync a directory from Windows (cygwin) to a Linux server. After googling a bit, I found out how to properly set the file permission of the remote files. However, the directory that is ...
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SSMS file tree does not match file tree on drive

I'm trying to add a database to my SQL server using a .mdf file, but the filetree displayed by SSMS does not reflect the filetree on my C drive, so I cannot locate my .mdf file when I try to add the ...
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How to prevent Windows from accessing a directory inside a share?

At work, domain group policy is set to display a background image located in a shared folder. The path is similar to: \\example\gpo\desktop.jpg The image is ugly and distracting. Unfortunately, ...
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Unable to mount IPOD: not authorized

I've been using my ipod with my Linux Mint install for years, and it's suddenly refused to mount, saying "Unable to mount : not authorized." I thought it might be a group permission issue but the ...
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Reset Mac OS X (Snow Leopard) File Permissions — All Files

Is there a script or process completely reset all file system file permissions to factory default? (Less restoring from a image backup or reinstalling the OS). I’ve affected all files from / to ...
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Access denied to C:\Users\Public\Desktop

I'm trying to install an application which installs several programs and tries to write their shortcuts to C:\Users\Public\Desktop It fails, saying that the access is denied, and then doesn't install ...
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Access denied when writing files to network drive

Cannot map network drives using 'net use' while elevated as an administrator is the previous question, and this is somewhat of a follow-up. So here's what I've done over the last few months: ...
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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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Samba: configuring a share with write permissions for everyone, mapped as a specific user

I have the following config for samba: [global] workgroup = WORKGROUP netbios name = z log level = 0 vfs:0 syslog = 0 max log size = 0 load printers = No printcap name = /dev/null ...
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Add domain user to local administrator group on non domain system running Windows 7

I would like to know how to add a domain user to local administrator group of my system. My system is a non-domain system running Windows 7. I want to add this user to the administrator group, so ...
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gzip change file ownership

Here is a case I don’t understand. I have a group bar, and this group has two users; foo and bar. I have a test.txt file, foo is the owner and bar user only can read it. However, if bar user run ...
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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 ...