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Is it safe to remove read rights from all /var/log files for others?

Am I supposed to be able to revoke read access recursively to /var/log/ for others or will it break some applications which rely on being able to read from /var/log/ with other rights?
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TP-Link Access Control targets

I want to configure an access control rule target on my TP-Link router (Archer C-7). I want a target I can use to blocks access to any Internet IP. I thought I could tell it "block IP address range 0....
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Terminal - Create ftp server with access control (user accounts)

I use this command for creating a user account in terminal: tcpsvd -vE 0.0. 0.0 1024 ftpd  It simply creates an ftp server. Today, when I tried connecting a text editor app(Android - Quoda Text Editor)...
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Prevent users from accessing USB Drive while maintaining access for powershell script

I have created a powershell script that maps a USB drive into a specific folder, at the same time remove the regular access path from MY COMPUTER so it does not show there. $usbAccessPath = "PATH\TO\...
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chmodding files with an SELinux security context / ACL

Okay, so I have a bunch of bash & python scripts that I've written, all just chilling together in one big directory. Well, actually there are separate subdirectories, but they're all nested in ...
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Applying IT Sarbanes–Oxley (SOX) to a tool management application [closed]

Does an application that manages access controls to a suite of tools (Jenkins, Nexus, BitBucket) in a SOX environment need to be considered a SOX application? The app itself only deals with data in ...
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Completely hiding a dir, but leaving its descendants accessible via symlinks, in Samba

Due to the way Samba handles symlinks and wide links (it can only distinguish "within the share root" or "outside the share root") I want to create fixed symlinks in the share root to the "actual" ...
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libzklog.dll is missing from your computer

My zkTeco Biometric Access Control Attendance Manager software shows the below error in one machine. The other machine it's working fine. I tried searching for this dll everywhere in working PC, but ...
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Ubuntu user access restrictions

I want to create an user account for each users at our office, where 2 users can have the full permission, whereas other users have limited access, say /var/www/html/ or /home/username.
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Struggling with OpenLDAP configuration

I've been configurating a LDAP server on a linux instance using AWS EC2. Up to now, I successfully set up LDAP and phpLDAPadmin to work together. I've created Users and Groups "Organisation Units". I'...
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Can I seperate users in VmWare to only access their own VM's by default?

I am trying to create a practise enviroment in VmWare EXSi 6.0 using a single host where students could login using vSphere and create VM's for server install practise. However, I want to prevent ...
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Restricting a program's access to the Windows registry

Is it possible to prevent a certain program from accessing the Windows registry? I know there are ACLs to lock out a user, but what about per-executable control?
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Impossible to modify Windows 10 drives from other OSs

I'm here to describe an interesting issue I've been facing today, in order to get some hints or solutions. My goal : access and modify one of my computer's Windows (10) system hard drive in order to ...
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How to make a network be fail-deadly upon physical tampering?

I wish to no longer allow my roommate usage of my internet line. While the router I have gives me surprisingly powerful administrative control over my network, any blocks I put in place can be ...
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Inbound/Outbound ACLs?

I do understand the basic difference but I find it confusing. One processes packet first then routes it and other routes first and then it's processed in ACL. If I want to save routers resources then ...
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How to add a Deny ACE for TrustedInstaller?

I'm having trouble deleting a file/folder. The operating system claims its in use even though its old and subject to deletion. The same problem occurs on occasion under both Windows 8 and Windows 10. ...
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Can't delete Windows.old under Windows 10, Service Pack 1

I'm having trouble deleting Windows.old after applying the Windows 10 Version 1511 (Fall Update) (i.e., Service Pack 1 as its know internally). According to KB 930527, I should be able to use Disk ...
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MacOSX Server accessed from Screen Sharing not allowing to change Access Control

I have a Mac Mini working as a build server for my iOS apps. However, the XCode Server daemon runs with special permissions, that requires certificates to be added in the System keychain. In order ...
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Appropriate Location for Executable BitTorrent Sync in Debian 8.1?

I am wondering if there is any good location for the executable of BitTorrent Sync. I have it many times at HOME but not sure if its the best way. Perhaps, some locals is better. How would you ...
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TeamViewer issue

Today I had the stupidity to grant full access to a stranger on my TeamViewer. Don't ask me why, such a foolish thing to do. So once done, he/she created an admin account on my laptop and blocked my ...
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How to increase delay of ssh root access every time login fails

Is there a way in Linux to delay, for example double the delay time, of the ssh root access every time an ssh root login fails from a given IP and them let the delay expire after X minutes of no login ...
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Is it possible to limit remote administration accesses of an admin using Selinux?

Suppose and admin needs to access a machine remotely.Root logins are disabled but he belongs to the sudoers list. I read that "sudo command" is good practice because you don't forget you are using ...
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Unknown Contact has full access to folder?

Is anyone able to take any educated guess(es) about what this "Unknown Contact" is, which has access to a few shared folders on my computer? The concerned machine is connected to another via a ...
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Reversing AppArmor log line to rule

I am looking for a way to easily reverse a single line from /var/log/syslog reported by AppArmor for a profile in complain mode. I have seen that using aa-genprof that it uses what is reported to the ...
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Apache Add 'Access-Control-Allow-Origin' header

I am running Apache on a Windows Server 2012 Machine, an keep getting No 'Access-Control-Allow-Origin' header messages. Specifically, the message I get is this: XMLHttpRequest cannot load http://...
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PHP can't connect to PostgreSQL with “permission denied” error with SELinux

My PHP app can connect when I turn off SELinux, but not with it on. setenforce 0; curl -I http://domain.com; setenforce 1 Yields no errors in /var/log/httpd/error_log. However, if I have it on, I ...
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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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How to make a computer not detect flash drive?

One of my acquaintances often comes to me with his pen drive and uses my laptop for a long time, which gets me annoyed. How do I make my machine temporarily not detect any external flash drive ?
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Windows 8.1 and totally denied access to all users and administrators

I lost control over one whole disc. I called icacls and denied all access on g:\ to Everyone. But then - every call of icacls fails with the access denied message. Neither owner nor any administrator ...
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Allow access to Apache server from .local name in URL

I am running an Apache server on one of my macs in my local network. At the same time in my httpd.conf file I allow all the computers in the local network to access it using allow from 192.168.1. ...
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Network resource access control (maybe using VLANs?)

I'm trying to set up a network that has a couple of different device groups with different access rights. Physically, devices are connected to the network either via wall-ports or via one of several ...
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Allowing access to source files for only a group of users in a webserver

I have this folder structure : RootFolder Export Files Site and want the access to the files (source code) in Export and Site to be allowed only for a group of ...
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Non-admin account should not have shutdown & restart privileges

The admin account on my PC should ALWAYS BE RUNNING. I am allowing other accounts to use the PC (includes running apps of course) while the admin is logged in but i want to prevent that non-admin ...
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SELinux transition from unconfined_r to user_r

On a Fedora 18 machine, I have the following SELinux context as a regular user created during installation: $ sestatus SELinux status: enabled Loaded policy name: targeted ...
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Limit program's (Viber for Linux) access only to certain directory

Is it possible to limit programs' access only to certain directory, for example, to run Viber on Fedora and force it to only be able to read under /home/username/.local/share/viber/exchange and no ...
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“White-listing” USB drives in antivirus?

I was just reading some antivirus manuals and came across a mention that the antivirus will block all read/write access to removable media except for white-listed drives. Can somebody explain to me ...
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Allow Secondary Logon (Run As) to a specific exe only

Is it possible to disable Secondary Logon (Run As) to all programs except for one? If yes, how? If not, is it possible to always run a specific program as administrator without using Secondary Logon (...
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How does UAC generate the relevant list of accounts?

When you click on a "shielded" button in Windows 7, UAC tries to figure out what accounts can access the feature behind that button. This happens very quickly; and I succeeded to capture it only by ...
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Tracking people with NFC/RFID

I recently read an article about a Texan student called Andrea Hernandez who refused "wearing" an RFID tracking tag at school. I became interested in the subject. Apart from any legal/social/...
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Temporarily block other users from network printer

I found where someone else asked this question here, but they did not get a working answer. We have a printer that is shared. It has it's own network card, so we all have equal access to it. (none of ...
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Shared folder with access control and logging

At work we are 20 people who access a folder thats shared on a computer running Windows 2003 Server Enterprise. We've been facing issues with people playing pranks by deleting some files every now ...
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Create a Git view like in SQL

Is it possible to create a view of a Git repository just like in SQL? I would like to give someone access to a repo, but just on a certain file types such as CSS; however, I want to deny access to PHP ...
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git management - user rights

I have to set up git for a development team. The team members must have different rights. Some roles should have read rights only, some should be able to push but not to create new branches or tags. ...
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CAC not working; Chrome gives “error 107”

One of my employees recently got a CAC card and a USB reader. The reader works fine, and I can see the certificates if I open IE9 and go to Options > Content > Certificates > Personal. When I go to ...
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Windows 7 access rights - Remote desktop connection vs. “real” login

Is there any (implicit) difference of access right depending on whether I directly logon to a Win 7 system or whether I do this via a remote desktop connection as the same user. I wonder, because I ...
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Multilevel access control in Active Directory…?

I'm trying to solve a problem. The tool i'm trying to use is Active Directory, but i'm not sure if it is the right tool for the job. Let me try to explain... I have an application(a website) under ...
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Recommendations for Internet access control software for Windows 7

We are using Microsoft Security Essentials for virus and malware protection. It seems the parental controls on Windows 7 control access to certain programs (games, browsers) at particular times, but ...
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Hiding a file or data from being accessed unless on scheduled days [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: restricting access to volumes disk even for admin account windows How to restrict use of a computer? I want to limit my access to some data and what I want is that I should ...
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How can I prohibit access to all sites in Google Chrome?

How can I prohibit access to all sites in Google Chrome, except for one or two sites?
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Blocking Bittorrent using Netgear DG834GV doesn't seem to be working

I'm trying to control access to BitTorrent in my network. Presumably the best way to do this is using the router, a Netgear DG834GV. I've set up a custom service that covers TCP ports 6881 - 6999 (...