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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Why am I getting an “Access Denied” error for an external hard drive folder?

I know this question has been asked before, but I've tried multiple solutions and none worked. I am trying to access a folder [Local Disk] on my external hard drive, but it says Access Denied. I made ...
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Can't delete TEMP folder under windows, permission error. Windows server 2019

Operating System: Windows server 2019 The problem: One of our servers has a lot of accumulated files under c:\windows\temp folder. Disk cleaner doesn't seem to delete those files - it always reports ...
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Permission denied for AD group for NFS directory

I have permission denied problem with NFS share. On server1 I have /etc/exports file with content: /data/test server2.example.com(rw,no_root_squash). /data/test directory has 770 permissions with ...
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Win10 file created without any ownership/permission at all

I was editing some file in Photoshop and all of a sudden - without any sort of error or anything, normal work as always - I was unable to save the file, so I did "Save As" and then I went ...
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NTFS Special permissions - List Folder/Read Data and Read Attributes

I applied ntfs special permission "List Folder/Read Data" on a folder that contains a simple text file, now i can open the folder and see the names of files and subdirectories inside the ...
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Samba Server does restrict writing but not browsing or reading

I made a Samba Server with 3 shares for each user and I would like to restrict access to it so only those users can access their folder. I have been browsing so much only that I got a mad headache ...
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Why am I unable to set NTFS permissions on %ProgramFiles%?

Using an Admin user account on Windows Server 2019, I am trying to change NTFS permissions for a user account on %ProgramFiles%, %ProgramFiles(x86)%, and %WinDir%, but I get an access denied error ...
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Cannot delete a file on Windows 10. I am the administrator. Tried to follow many tutorials, but anything work

I installed a game into my computer. Tried to uninstall but it didnt worked. So I started manually deleting its files. I have deleted all but one file, that does not allow me to delete it. This is ...
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How to assign WRITE permission to IIS_IUSRS on a folder in a Docker container based on Windows

I am running a Docker container based on the following Windows Server 2019 core image: mcr.microsoft.com/dotnet/framework/aspnet:4.8-windowsservercore-ltsc2019 This container is running an ASP.Net 4.8 ...
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How to actually restore stock Windows file permissions?

I recently suffered from some kind of MFT corruption that caused all permissions on my entire installation to be wiped. This made the disk "unaccessable" from another Windows installation ...
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How to reenable full access to a drive's folders and files in Windows 10?

At my PC with Windows 10, I wanted to experiment (unfortunately!) with the accessibility of the entire disk (not fortunately the main one) and through properties/security/advanced/Edit/type:Deny I ...
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Export UNC path NTFS permissions to CSV file

I need to export UNC path NTFS permissions on a Windows Server 2008, the only way I found possible so far is "wmic /node:rhea share get name,path" this will provide me with the share and ...
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sudo rm -rf permission denied

I accidentally copied my entire disk with rsync -a / ... to my backup server. When trying to delete this backup with sudo rm -rf backup_dir I get a permission denied error on some sub directories of ...
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This permissions state confuses me

(Administrator: Command Prompt) E:\dev\Connect>d:\cygwin64\bin\sh $ PATH=/bin:$PATH $ ls -l UnarchiveAllPatients total 25 drwxr-x---+ 1 jhudson Domain Users 0 Dec 1 13:06 Bin -rwxr-x---+ 1 ...
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How can I update \windows\system32\d3d12sdklayers.dll?

I have some crashes while trying to run DirectX programs that I compile in Visual Studio. It's only when I enable the "debug layer", and I believe it's because my laptop somehow has an out-...
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How do I reset file ownership at the command line when the files are owned by users from a dead domain?

I feel like telling a story, so if you want to get to the meat of the question, skip down to the horizontal line. Original title: Zombies from a dead domain won't give me my files! I ran into a ...
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What's the difference between takeown and Set-Acl for changing ownership?

Suppose I want to take ownership by setting the owner to Builtin\Administrators of some folders on a NAS. I can do this in two ways: Using CMD takeown /F "\\Server\Share\My Folder" /A Using ...
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Can't remove deleted user from file permissions by command

I have deleted a user from a PC and I have many files with this permission in the permission tab of advanced form of security -> Account Unknown(S-1-5-21-2076865150-1137883396-1755809354-1013) Deny ...
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About denying full-control for other users in folder-files security permission?

Windows 10, have two profiles and also two partitions, one mine, Administrator account, and another newly created guests account for cousin... but, when I logged in, I was shocked to see, that it had ...
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Please..help .Does restore point also keep, index entries and file permissions? [closed]

Lap1-OS-Windows 7 and Lap2- Win10 Here's what happened... I have two laptops, and, on one laptop, started having screen display issues, the top corner, was showing black...so, had to give it to repair....
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Mac Mini requires password to create directory on external drive, but not internal drive. Huh?

MacMini logs-itself-in on boot. Plug in a utility external drive, drag a folder from internal drive to blank external, password required. Make a directory on internal drive, no problem. Copy a file to ...
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Linux user namespaces mapping issue - root without permission

I am trying to create a user namespace using unshare. Everything works fine when I map the parent user 'kevin' to the 'root' user in the new namespace: kevin@raspberrypi:~/test $ ls -lah total 8.0K ...
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From Windows, can I control default Linux file permissions for a new file created via SMB?

I'm batch processing a lot of video files stored on an Unraid array with code running on Windows, accessing files on the array via SMB. Whenever I create a new MKV file it ends up flagged as user-...
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Hundreds of program files appear in Windows Server 2019 with "2023-09-22 13-11 Copy of "prepended

These files have appeared mostly in the Windows system folders, e.g. under C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\MSInfo\ there's "2023-09-22 13-11 Copy of msinfo32.exe" There ...
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Open a server hosted file (from a desktop) using IP not working, but using name works

I've a strange issue when trying to open a Word .doc, docx or an excel file .xlsx (haven't tried other files types): If I double click a file hosted on Windows 2019 by traversing to it with a desktop ...
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How to modify/extend USB device access permissions in Debian?

I have a PC with Debian 10. I need the USB drives to have broader permissions than those given by default by the system. I will give an example: with the user "john" being authenticated, ...
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How to get access rights to this file?

I'm logged into Windows 11 Pro as Administrator. I still don't have access rights to a MQTT log file mosquitto.log. Here is a screenshot: There are abbreviated instructions what to do at another post ...
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Folder in use, although it isn't

Environment: Windows 11 NAS - TrueNAS CORE on FreeBSD/amd64 I am trying to rename a folder. A few minutes ago I opened a file from this folder but now everything is closed. I get the message: Folder ...
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Providing administrator permission to change rating on mp3s

I'm trying to change the rating of mp3s in a Windows 11 environment with Windows Explorer via the Details Pane. It works on some files, but on others, I get this error message: You'll need to provide ...
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Can permissions and/or extended attributes lead to data loss? [closed]

This is related to having a portable drive in a format to be accessible for read and write in different operating systems. For example NTFS can be accessed in windows of course, in Linux quite easily ...
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DigitCert SMIME certificate cannot be exported. Personal Information Exchange - PKCS #12 (.PFX) option was greyed out in export wizard

As part of ensuring secure communication in our company we are trying to export SMIME certificate issued by Digicert unto our clients but we encountered few issues with regards to private keys not ...
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Cannot access specific shared file from specific machine

I have my Windows 11 workstation and another Win 7 workstation. And windows 2019 server standard. The server has “Data” folder and share it across the domain. I can access all the file and subfolders ...
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Why the user have no permission?

List all the file permission : sudo ls -al /home/ftpuser total 40 drwxr-x--- 6 ftpuser ftpuser 4096 Jul 24 11:32 . drwxr-xr-x 5 root root 4096 Jul 22 13:26 .. -rwxr-x--- 1 ftpuser ftpuser 169 ...
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File permissions 0400 vs 0600

I have a question about file permissions for the owner of a file. 0400 permission means owner has read access. 0600 means, that the owner has read + write access. But even if the file is set to 0400, ...
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Deleting file marked as read-only by owner

I am trying to delete a file that I have accidentally marked as read-only by the owner. Whenever I try to delete it, it says File Access Denied: You require permission from ****\** to make changes to ...
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readonly preventing me form removing readonly on file [duplicate]

So I recently tried to make a backup of my system (using veeam) to a USB drive but it crashed and now the USB drive seems to be corrupted. I cant seem to fix it due to the files/drive/USB being ...
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Multiple users on OSX Catalina can not write to shared file

A text file, filea.txt, exists. It's permissions listed in terminal are as follows: -rwxrwxrwx@ 1 user1 wheel filea.txt In finder, getinfo shows the following: user1 R&W wheel R&W ...
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How to have a shared folder on a Linux system where all files within are rwx to everyone and all new files are rwx by everyone?

I want to have a shared folder on my system that will be used by all users as a place to put files and executibles. I have created a folder and given it rwx to everyone - but whenever a new user adds ...
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Poedit Permission Denied

I installed poedit 3.3.1 on my Ubuntu 22.04 and I want to access the .po files found in the var/www/html/ directory. However, every time I try, I get Error opening directory '/var': Permission Denied ...
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MSSQL Server working on RH9 or Centos9

Has anybody running mssql-server on RH9 or Centos9? I got this Error when trying to setup: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 9.2 (Plow) Capturing core dump and information to /var/opt/mssql/log... Hint: You ...
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Can't access specific files in Windows

I'm trying to view a PDF file in Windows, but my access to it is denied for some reason. It's in a folder that I have full permissions for (also set to apply to subfolders and files), and I can access ...
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File not executable even with execute bit [duplicate]

Why is the following file not executable? Changing the permissions to 777 doesn't work either - I get the same result. I thought it might be an owner issue, but with 777 that shouldn't be a problem. $ ...
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Fix changing owner to Root of multiple system files

I accidentally ran this command # chown -R root:root /{usr,lib,var,etc,bin,sbin,tools} on my ubuntu 23.04 system. How can I fix permissions? Can this be done without reinstalling? Thanks
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Permission issues when binding mounting a Fuse mount to a Docker container

Ok, I have an interesting one I could use everyones help on. I am using "rclone mount" to mount a remote directory to my host (Ubuntu Server). I then want to use Docker Compose to set the ...
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Numerous world-writable Directories in /proc/

I have searched for world-writable files and directories using the find / -perm -2 ! -type l -ls command on a Linux Mint system and have found a very large amount of world-writable files under /proc/ ...
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How to set file permission for multiple users in linux

I have a file format.sh in linux os. There are five users a, b, c, d & e. How can I set the file permission for different users: a -> Read, Write & Execute b -> Read & Execute c -&...
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Windows exe program work in safe mode but error in normal (access, permissions error)

I have installed the program "VMS" needed to configure the IP camera. When I run shortcut, program does not reacting at all. But after several attempts to run, an error appears. Windows ...
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Two users with read/write access to the same directory [duplicate]

I want to run a file syncing program and a music server application on a Linux server. The file syncing program monitors and syncs some folders, including the music folder. The music server ...
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NFS mount on Windows 11: can't write to NFS share

I have an NFS v4 server running on an Ubuntu box in my LAN and need to mount one of its shares onto a desktop running Windows 11 Pro (with Services for NFS enabled). This is what I have on the Ubuntu ...
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How to get around permission denied error when editing /etc/systemd/system.conf

I am trying to update /etc/systemd/system.conf with DefaultLimitNOFILE=65536 using nano but I am unable to and get the error: [error writing /etc/systemd/system.conf Permission denied]
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