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Fine grained access control with Lighttpd webdav

I have a Lighttpd webserver serving a some WebDAV directories. I need to be able the following access controls: userA has read-write permission to /pathA userB has read-wrtie permission to /pathB ...
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Need to deny write access to an entire disk for a specific group

I'm developing an app on Windows 7 and Server 2008 R2, which in turn calls Matlab. Because the scripts that Matlab runs could be uploaded by someone other than myself, I want to run them as sand-boxed ...
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Permissions for Authenticated Users on C:

I want to prevent Standard Users and Guests from creating additional folders and files on the C: partition in Windows 7. Therefore, is it safe to remove permissions for Authenticated Users group from ...
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Create user to execute select tasks

I would like to allow a application user to perform select sudo or root tasks without the need for sudo or root permissions or password being entered. Normal (Prompts for password): sudo appuser ...
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1answer
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how to reset internal hard disk drive access permissions on windows 7 [duplicate]

I restricted the access permissions of F drive on my hard disk after that my os is changed without removing the permissions thats why i am not able to access that drive, can any one help me ??
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1answer
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Get around permission errors in Windows 7

Apparently I'm an Administrator: So why am I running into this kind of dialog all the time: Whose permission do I need? Is there a way to sudo in Windows 7?
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1answer
378 views

Windows 7 user account suddenly changed to a guest account

I'm the only user and my account has (had) administrator privileges. After a routine reboot, I logged into my account as usual, and soon found that I could not install software. I didn't have ...
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1answer
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Is Windows 7 Administrator user meant to be activated?

I just started to work on a Windows 7 Environment for one of our products which is, until now, still shipped with Windows XP. Now my question: The customer only has access to a very restricted ...
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Need to give RDS user permission to see and start/stop process started by Admin

I got a virtual Sever-2012. On this server I run a little tool in user space which responses to calls on a port. Now I want to grand a Friend access to the Server and to the tool. He need it to ...
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Understanding the 'staff' user group

It's known that all users are members of the 'staff' group. If you setup a standard user and create any file, a list of that file in the terminal with 'ls -la' shows the user group to be 'staff'. ...
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Cannot Create Any Account on Windows 7 - User Profile Service failed the logon. User profile cannot be loaded

I have run this weird problem of not being able to create any users. It began with the idea of creating new user for gaming. Before that I had 2 Admin accounts, 1 normal password protected account, 1 ...
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Very simple Windows 7 user privileges

How can one set the permissions of a particular folder such that a particular user can see it but is not able to open it (see its contents)? My problem is that I can't select both checkboxes at the ...
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0answers
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useradd - Specify group “users” or create a whole new group?

When creating a normal new user, it is a best practice to use -g 100 option, which creates a user like test:users or ignore the parameter and let useradd to create a user with test:test ? Which one ...
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Why can a non-root user not access Sublime soft link

I like using Sublime text as a VIM replacement i.e. opening from the terminal with an argument. I installed Sublime into /opt/sublime_text/ and within that is the executable I need. I then soft-linked ...
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1answer
607 views

Windows Task Scheduler starting Excel in background. How to force to start in foreground?

I'm using Windows Task Scheduler to restart MS excel when it crashes, via an event trigger that runs a vbs script ...
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1answer
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Set up a user with specific properties

I need to set up a User on Windows XP Professional that has: no possibility to power off or reboot (BUT it should be possible for an admin to reboot/log off somehow) no taskbar no access to any hard ...
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1answer
242 views

How to cut off access for one user to one particular partition

How can I cut off access for one particular user to one partition on Windows 8.1? I created a GuestUser account (Prey did it for me), but it is a local user (without administrator permissions), ...
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61 views

Windows Server User - Remote Access Issue

I have a Windows Server with Citrix Installed on it. Now for those who do not know, Citrix is an Access Management Program that hosts published applications for remote users to access without actually ...
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Can't remove Windows 8 user account files to free up space [duplicate]

So when I was installing Windows 8 Pro (which came as an upgrade from a previous version of Windows) I created an account. Let's call it "DC". During the upgrade Windows used up quite a lot of space ...
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1answer
227 views

Linux file folder Permission issue (Owned by group)

I have created three users: - media, media1 and media2 I have added these users to group called Media. than using chgrp i have modified group on two existing folders "Archive" and "Media". Media ...
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Should i use AWS IAM or my root credentials for my webapp access to S3 bucket?

I have a webapp that requires uploading/deleting/reading files inside a S3 bucket. What I did was I created a brand new Amazon WebServices (aka AWS) account. Let's call this AWS account ...
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1answer
101 views

Unix User groups permissions

When I try to run an application I have 'moved' by zippping + unzipping from one host to another it says :This program can only be executed by users in group 1002. Can Anybody please decipher what ...
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2answers
353 views

Ubuntu group permission how to change

How do I change the permissions for a specific group that I have created? Say for example I create four new users named Anna, David, Carl and Eva and I also create two different groups which I name ...
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3answers
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Allowing only owner to edit files windows/ubuntu

I am not sure if this is answered elsewhere or it is too obvious but I need to have a folder that I create with a new user(admin) both on windows and ubuntu (wherever it is possible - preferably both) ...
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2answers
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SSH Permission denied on Correct Password Authentication

I could successfully SSH into my machine yesterday with the exact same credentials I am using today. The machine is running Centos 6.3. But now for some reason it is giving me permission denied. Here ...
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2answers
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Ubunu Server Inherit directory permissions and ownership

Before I begin, I apologize if this may seem as if it is a duplicate question, but no responses that I have found have been able to solve my problem. I have a server setup running my company, with ...
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Possible Duplicate: Symlink error when installing MySQL via Homebrew Similar to this question but have problems still trying to solve the issue. I am trying to install mySQL and it keeps ...
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1answer
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Samba Server Make Multiple User Permissions Profiles

I have a Samba file server running, and I was wondering how I could make multiple user accounts that have different permissions. For example, at the moment I have a user, smbusr, but when I ssh to the ...
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1answer
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Windows 8 security user account permissions

I'm using Windows 8 Pro. When I try to save an attachment from Outlook 2010 into a specific Program Files folder I get the following message: "C:\Program Files (x86)... You don't have permission ...
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1answer
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Windows 8 messed up my Windows 7 user folder permissions

I installed Windows 8 pro today and accessed my Windows 7 user profile folder (C:\Users\xxx) and it showed me an access denied error with a continue button with UAC symbol over it, I hit it and it ...
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2answers
779 views

VSFTP Users and Directories

I'm stuck. I've been working all day on trying to figure out what I'm doing wrong and I've hit wall after wall. What I'm trying to do: Setup FTP in such a way that certain users have access only to ...
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1answer
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How to create a new user group and add user to it in Ubuntu 12.04

My OS is Ubuntu 12.04.1 Desktop version (32bit). I want to create a new group called restricted which allows its users to use Audio devices and Video devices only, and I want to add a user called ...
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1answer
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Will changed username propagate to file permissions?

I ran lastb and found login attemps that used my username. I doubt they would guess my password, but my 4-lowercase-letter dictionary username should probably be made more complex. I'm going to add ...
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1answer
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Create ultra-restricted account in windows 7 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to make a Windows User Acount that can not change anything? I need to share my PC with friends and I want to create a new user account for them with specific ...
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1answer
178 views

General administrator/deploy user permissions on centos

I'd like a user who is capable of managing the files of other users, but still must run sudo to access those files and functions outside of a /home/directory. Is such a user/group already defined in ...
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2answers
518 views

How to set an executable white list?

Under Linux, is it possible to set a white-list of executables for a certain group of users? I need them to be unable to use, for example, make, gcc and executables on removable disks. How can this be ...
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3answers
881 views

How Can I install Windows 7 with only the built in Administrator Account?

Back in the XP days, I tried a trick and it worked: if I wanted to install XP with only the administrator, I would turn off the computer during the installation when it asks for entering a name for a ...
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2answers
526 views

How to find Mac OSX UID from Ubuntu

How do you view Mac OSX user id without having to boot into OSX? I can mount the drive, but I can't find the UID for my user, which would hopefully enable me to access files without being root.
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1answer
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Prevent Windows 7 User Accounts from accessing files in other User Accounts

I'm trying to set up another User Account on my Windows 7 Professional laptop for use by another person. I do not want that person to have access to any of the files in my User Account on the same ...
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3answers
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How to access a shared folder on Windows XP (advanced file share)

Information: Server name: HSERVER (Windows XP SP3 Professional) PC name: UPC (Windows 7 x64 SP1 Professional) I have a folder, shared in Windows XP, with the advanced file sharing. Permissions have ...
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1answer
384 views

Giving a user permission to the /home directory

I am using CentOS 5.x. I would like to give a user permission to write on the /home directory. Do I have to make it a sudoer? Or is there any other better way for that?
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1answer
189 views

Unix User Group or Sudo/Su

I am in a situation where I have to chose between unix user groups or sudo to tackle an issue. To give some background, A Linux app is installed as user X. The installation copies some scripts and ...
2
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1answer
456 views

Using the command “id” in Linux?

I have some doubts with the use of the command id in Linux... I have added one user(andre) to the group "github-total", do if I do id andre I got: $ id andre uid=500(andre) gid=500(andre) ...
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2answers
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Permissions: Why do I always have to type 'sudo' before every command?

I'm editing theme files in a wordpress site owned by www-data:www-data as my main user 'oma'. Every time I create a file or edit one, I have to use the sudo command and it gets created as root:root. ...
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Running Apache as a different user

When I run the ps -efH command to list out all the process, I can see Apache running as root and seems to have sub-processes running as www-data. Here's the excerpt: root 30117 1 0 09:10 ? ...
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1answer
37 views

Directory Group Issue?

I have a directory that needs to be owned by nginx user and I need to access it via other users in order to add/edit/delete files in it. So I created a group called www and added both then chgrp -R ...
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1answer
728 views

Grant permission for specific other AD users to unlock/log out user from PC

What I'm looking to do is permission a Windows PC (ideally XP but if a later OS version is required so be it) so that a select group of users can unlock the machine, logging the current user out. This ...
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2answers
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Why is the output from `groups` different from `groups user` if Im currently logged in as user?

Im not sure why the following have different output. My understanding is that groups without specifying a user give all the groups the currently logged in user is a member of. jacob@box:~$ groups ...
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1answer
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Restrict user to install software in Windows 7

I am using Windows 7 and have two user accounts on the machine: CJ - Administrator Others - Basic I would like to configure the system so that the "Others" account can't install any software. In ...
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2answers
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Full control permission on Program Files on Windows 7 x64

How can I set full permission to all folders on my computer? I have only one account administrator.