Questions tagged [file-permissions]

Most current file systems have methods of administering permissions or access rights to specific users and groups of users. These systems control the ability of the users to view or make changes to the contents of the filesystem.

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macos: how to set a folder only be read by specific apps

I'm using the mac os X big sur. I want to make only specific apps can visit some folder on the disk. How Can I make it ? Thanks.
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How to set permissions for multiple selected files in windows

I know how to set permissions for one file. But I need to apply the same permissions to a huge number of files. How can I do that without doing it one by one? The files are in the same folder (If the ...
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How do I get permission to copy files from Windows 10 to Big Sur over a network?

I have a Windows workstation and a MacBook. I use the PC for batch processing large audio files and copy them across to the Mac when I need to edit them. The set up has been the same for the past few ...
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ubuntu assign folder permission to group

I am trying to create a shared folder in a group. Each member of the group should have read and write permission on the folder. At the moment I am not able to write on that folder and I do not ...
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Removed my Basic file permissions for c:\ drive

So I was changing permission for files in windows and Removed all but authenticated users I let it apply and then saw my background dissappear I assume that I removed to many permissions and the ...
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Why the owner itself can't list the directory?

With 777 permissions on the directory: sudo ls -al /home/debian/mydoc/source/document total 144 drwxrwxrwx 2 debian debian 4096 Mar 16 20:21 . Execute ls by its owner? debian@mydebian:~$ ls -al /...
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How do I save my Windows 10 hosts file?

Before someone goes and marks this as a duplicate, please understand that I have tried all of the following: Running notepad as an administrator, editing the file and attempting to save. No luck. ...
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Does windows have no exec filesystems?

So in linux, I know there are filesystems that are no exec file systems. Filesystems that you cannot excecute files on. Does windows have these? I assume they dont because if you install something in ...
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How to delete a hard link in a directory without write permissions?

I'm configuring a snapshot daily backup based on this recipe: http://www.mikerubel.org/computers/rsync_snapshots/ To summarize, on the backup server I rotate the older copies by running: dir=...
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How to list all acl permissions set in the system?

with getfacl I can list the ownerships of any file or directory. But I want a list of all the files and directories that have been modified through acl to have more than one owner. I know that getfacl ...
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Find files in OneDrive shared with others

My company has OneDrive, and they are going through their internal auditing checks. I need to check permissions on folders or files in my OneDrive account that I have shared, and review the ...
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PHP file read error on macOS Big Sur

I'm getting the following error from fopen and file_get_contents: failed to open stream: Operation not permitted This only occurs when accessing a script via localhost in a browser — on the command-...
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WSL (Ubuntu 20.04) - unstable permissions

I'm new to WSL and trying to use rsync for snapshot backups. Everything seems to be working as intended... except that rsync refuses to copy some files, citing a permission error with send_files. So I ...
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List Apache File Directory Tree To Download

I found a website online running an Apache Webserver. It has a directory which looks something like the below. main website ├───version 1.0 │ a.txt │ b.txt │ c.txt │ d.txt │ ├──...
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NTFS permissions on Windows file server

We are in the process of migrating a mess of a file server to a new server. At the moment we have a lot of different shares and we are replacing these with a single share (for example "Shared&...
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How do you use Umask in Linux for creating default special permissions like setuid, setgid, and sticky bits?

How do you use Umask in Linux for special permissions like setuid, setgid, and sticky bits?
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proper way of using setuid permission in linux

I created two file , one abc.sh and another myfile . The content of abc.sh is : #!/bin/bash echo "hi" >> myfile The current permission and owner for both file is: abc.sh : rwsrw-r-x ...
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set default file permission to read, write and execute in linux

I need to set default file creation permissions for everyone to 777 [rwx], however umask uses 666 for files: If I need permissions to be 444, I would issue umask 222 [666 - 222 = 444], but the ...
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Redundant to execute both takeown and icalcs, to take ownership of all folders and sub-directories?

On Sep 19 2014, DavidPostill touted two separate options to own a folder. Option #1 is takeown. Option #2 is icacls. But on Jul 12 2018, Moab appeared to have combined both options into one procedure! ...
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Is it possible to give users read permission on a specific file but also prevent the user from being able to see the actual file in the directory?

I have master data that has some sensitive information and would like to limit user access to. The data is used to for automated report generations in excel to pull non-sensitive fields, so I would ...
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Inherit share permissions from parent folder Windows 10 PRO

I have a parent folder with configured share permissions that I use to smbv2 to a box to watch remotely. The problem im having, when i add a file to the parent folder share permissions are not ...
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Safest Way to Deny Access to All Files for Git Runner Service Account?

I have a GitLab Runner and my coworkers are worried commands like - Remove-Item $SOME_FOLDER* -Recurse -Force can be dangerous. For example, if the GitLab Runnier has admin privileges, then ...
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Windows Server 2019 - Cannot take ownership of file

I know that this question has been asked before, but all threads are very old and none of the answers has fixed my problem. I was working on a Power BI report and all of a sudden found that my report ...
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Fix permissions on the /etc/ directory Mac

I accidentally changed all the owner permissions of the /etc/ directory in Mac OS High Sierra to user:_www when trying to change the ownership of a website folder. I guess these files usually have ...
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File developer cannot be verified error

I'm trying to run my project's executable on macOS, but I have this error message [“_pickle.cpython-38-darwin.so” cannot be opened because the developer cannot be verified.] Error message shown in ...
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“Your OneDrive folder can't be created in the location you selected” error when moving OneDrive to C drive

I have Windows 10 version 2004 (build 19041.746) on my desktop computer My OneDrive version is 2021 (Build 20.219.1029.007) I have OneDrive folder at default: C:\Users\MyUsername\OneDrive I want to ...
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How to see file permissions and ownership in git bash (Windows 10)?

When I do ls -l, all files appear to have the same user, and all appear to have same permissions: regular files have -rw-r--r-- executables have -rwxr-xr-x directories have drwxr-xr-x Regardless of ...
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Can't write to certain directories. It says “The system cannot find the file specified.” Need help troubleshooting

Sorry if this is the wrong place to ask, but I don't know where else I should ask. (I previously asked this on StackOverflow, and was told to ask here.) On my development computer, which is Windows 10,...
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Preserve NTFS permsions while copy from windows to samba?

Ηellow Everybody, I have this huge nightmare between windows ntfs and samba share. I am using the samba share mostly for backup data to format and then copy back their data. For this process i am ...
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Permission denied on RHEL 8

I'm from windows background and almost have no idea how to operate Linux (or AWS). So, I've developed an application and deployed it on AWS. I will summarize what I have done so far and what I have ...
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How to give permanent UACs permission to an application?

I've installed some programs that always require permission to run (like aText, Cmder, clover .... etc), I gave them the permissions they needed once I installed them, but whenever I try to run them ...
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Permissions after swapping NAS drives

I’ll start with a list of facts: I had a 1gb drive connected to my NAS. I use rsync to backup a /folder with many subdirectories for a server (bbs software) in which the permissions and file ...
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Group policy file access via wildcards

We have a scanning folder for every user on our NAS, this scan folder is used by our copy machine which "connects as the user" to the NAS and uploads the file there. We have started to ...
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Q: How do I set a folder in the user directory to have the same permissions as the defaults folders on MacOS?

I would like to know how would I set a folder in my home directory to have the same permissions as the defaults on MacOS. Akin to how you can delete files from the download directory but not rename ...
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How can I find out what process changed my file permissions on Mac?

I have a file ~/.gitconfig on my Mac which I set to be read-only (-r--r--r--) and owned by root:wheel yet sometime later (a few days) I discover repeatedly that the contents have been changed and the ...
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Remove 'Cannot Access “C:\Documents and Settings”' error from old program on Windows 10

I've got an older program that every time I do a File Open using the standard File Open dialog, an error message pops up about it not being able to access C:\Documents and Settings. Jumping into DOS, ...
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How to set the default group, file permissions, and folder permissions, for an ext4 mount point?

I have an ext4 disk/partition on my machine and I want to make it so, by default: All files/folders have the group set to groupA All files have: user permissions rw group permissions rw so folks in ...
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Can a user's home folder files on windows be accessed from a dual-booted operating system?

I have files, like private keys, stored in my home folder on Windows 10: C:\Users\Me\.ssh\id_rsa Is this file readable from a dual booted/USB booted OS like Ubuntu?
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Inheritable permissions not propagating on Windows Server 2016

Problem: Files generated by Networkservice only has permissions to networkservice and not the folder's inherited permissions so I can't do basic stuff like copy the file from the command prompt ...
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File permissions - read and access only for one user

Description: Debian GNU/Linux 9.11 (stretch) Release: 9.11 Codename: stretch Is it possible to deny read and access permissions to all users except myself and another specific user without ...
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Share all files between all admin users on Mac OSX Catalina

I'm using a Mac running Catalina, and I have several users set up to do different things. ALL THE USERS ARE ME - I just want different desktops for work, home and one other with music apps. I want to ...
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What does mean .ro in “default:group:mygroup.ro:r-x” ACL value

I read a lot of documentation about ACL, i think my question is not about it... But i don't know what to search. The command getfacl . return # file: . # owner: myuser # group: www-data user::rwx ...
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Unable to Modify Directory that I have Full Access to

I recently Updated my Windows 10 OS, and now I cannot modify and folders that I once had access to. My account is in the Administrators group, and I am even the owner of those folders. What could be ...
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How do I restore rsync backup files with the correct owner on a new machine?

I have backed up my home folder to an external (ext4) hard drive, preserving ownership and permissions. Now I want to do a fresh Linux install and then restore my home folder from the backup. But the ...
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Run a script with a different user credentials implemented

I have a VBS script that create folders and subfolders. dim filesys, newfolder, newfolderpath, number, address number=inputbox("Please enter the request number to create","Request ...
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Windows Server 2019 Prevent Duplicate Files from being created as well as configuring group permissions

I am adding a new folder structure to Windows Server as a file share. I have several user (security) groups: estimators, project managers, and salespeople. Each group has users in it. However, when I ...
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What is the default user for Windows 10 services?

I'm using Sickchill, which runs as a service. Unless I give everyone full control to the show folders, I get a "permission denied" error for the show folder from the Sickchill service. The ...
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how to make sure Ubuntu VirtualBox guest has group write access to a host share

On the host I have: mkdir /mnt/hostSharedDir chgrp insgrp /mnt/hostSharedDir chmod 770 /mnt/hostSharedDir How can I make sure that: any subsequently-created content in /mnt/hostSharedDir/ inherits ...
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Fix the directory permissions for jenkins and wordpress

I have a wordpress site set up and a jenkins job to deploy the code to the wordpress site. The wordpress site directory needs the permission of the user www-data for adding new uploads and plugins and ...
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Prevent Direct access to original subst folder on Windows

I have this subst rule in my Windows 10 PC. d:\Media => E: But the problem is that all search-related program shows two copy of the folder, which is annoying. Some of them have exclude directory ...

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