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Questions tagged [permissions]

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

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Setting propper permissions for a dropbox and a reader only gets me half-way

I have successfully created an ftp directory where the ftp user has only write permissions. It's essentially a drop box. I created another user that has both read and write permissions to the ...
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File/directory Permission

I encountered a problem in an Ubuntu server wherein creation of new files is not permitted but editing of existing files works. The permission on the current directory and files is 0755. What could be ...
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Unable to install anaconda distribution (permission denied)

I am trying to install Anaconda on the server machine: LSB Version: :base-4.0-amd64:base-4.0-noarch:core-4.0-amd64:core- 4.0-noarch:graphics-4.0-amd64:graphics-4.0-noarch:printing-4.0- amd64:...
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Access denied for anon_ftp folder

I have setup anonymous ftp account for my website in plesk and it's working correctly. I also have the full permission for my ftp account which has access to the root of the webspace. When i upload/...
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Accidentally took full ownership of the C:\Windows\system32\ folder. Will this be an issue?

I meant to use the TAKEOWN console command to get full permissions for a single folder in System32 that I meant to delete and replace with an older version but I only pasted the name up until that ...
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How to prevent a user from accessing a folder completely on Windows 7

To experiment with security settings of folders, on my Windows 7 Ultimate desktop (Standalone) I have two users created on it, both are administrators. User1 & User2. I want to make sure that a ...
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How to allow bundler sudo permissions?

1.How to allow bundler installing with sudo? In other words how to use "bundle install" without given error: Bundler::SudoNotPermittedError: Bundler requires sudo access to install at the moment. Try ...
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What does it mean when a Chrome extension asks for permissions for 'eth and test sites'?

Metamask asks for permissions to Read and change your data on all eth sites and all test sites What is 'an eth site'? Is it a site with eth in its URL?
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Not able to write in NFS share with same user and group

I have a local server with shares for the local computers to backup stuff on. The server has a backupuser(1002:1002). The client has the user alex(1000:1000) who is also in the backupuser(1002) group ...
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rsync seems to ignore chmod

I'm trying to rsync files and folders to a remote location through ssh. On the remote location (/home/public_html/my_project/) I have the setgid set in order to have new files and new folders created ...
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Indexing Issue :Incorrect permissions on windows directories [closed]

Search folder deleted. Search working for C drive but not working for other drive. Troubleshooter shows incorrect permissions on windows search directories.
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Permission of files written by Word under Wine

When I run Microsoft Office 2010 under Wine 3.0 (in Ubuntu Bionic), every .doc or .docx file written by Word gets executable permission. It does not matter if the file existed before or nor. My ...
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Unable to ssh due to authentication issue

I am unable to ssh to my api server now due to authentication issue. It used to login without asking a password earlier. I tried ssh-copy-id to copy the public key to the server before doing ssh but ...
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How to preserve permissions of parent folders when given a specific file in Tar

Say, I have a folder with some fancy permissions: mkdir abc mkdir abc/def chmod 777 abc Now I want to create a backup: tar -cpzvf test.tar.gz abc/def/ Now let's remove abc/ and restore it from the ...
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How to require password when accessing a folder on Windows

My question is about Windows and no networking (it's not about a shared folder, just a local folder, example C:\Users\john\musics\myMusics). All software to "lock" folders just hide the folder, and ...
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Getting a 401.3 ACL error on every file

I used Xampp to manage my sites but it was very slow and I was getting a lot of headaches with that. I decided to start using IIS (Win 10) and it's great by its own administration panel. However, ...
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Changing permissions of /tmp

I know that 1777 is the default mode of /tmp on many Linux distros. I haven't been able to find much online, but I'm wondering if making /tmp group- and/or world-readable is really necessary. Can ...
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Access is denied on F:

I don't know how I did this, but I don't have acces to the F: drive anymore. When I plug in my USB stick it appears under File Explorer as "Removable Device " and when I click on it I have a display ...
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Account has lost all of it's permissions, how do I fix that?

I made a secondary account when a guest came, and went to the C:\Users folder, right clicked on the main account, went to "Give access to" and then "Remove access". I messed with some other options as ...
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Access folder on read-only disk with no NTFS permissions

I have an interesting situation; my main OS hard drive has started to go bad. It's an SSD, and according to the manufacturer, when this happens it automatically switches to a read-only state to ...
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Linux/Google Cloud VM Instance give permissions to SSH key user

I created an SSH key to connect my google VM instance to FileZilla. But I get permission errors. For example, I want to replace the index.html. But I get: How do I get my SSH key user to have full ...
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Ensuring new files in a directory belong to the owner

I have a directory /example( permission is 775) and the ownership of the folder is user1:group1. Now one of my script which executes a script as user2:group2 will write a file into /example. But I was ...
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Why running kill in linux needs sudo access

On one server(my development desktop), I am able to execute kill command without sudo, but on the other one, I will got kill: kill 1 failed: operation not permitted. I assume that kill command will ...
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Can't Access Windows 10 Update Orchestrator Service [duplicate]

I'm on build 1803 of Windows 10 Home. I need to disable Update Orchestrator Service aka. UsoSvc because I am running several scientific analysis programs (Biochemistry) that are required for work but ...
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chmod not working for file system on an external drive

I tried to change permission on a number of files and folders with chmod. the command returned no error but the mode was not changed. Does anyone know why? pls VideoA # ls -ld Movies/ drwx------ 1 ...
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How to prevent a Windows program from modifying attributes of a folder/file?

My current problem is that I am trying to prevent a program from changing the attributes(specifically Write permissions) of its own files in order to stop the program from updating itself since it's ...
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Find all files & directories with group different than owner

I want to find all the files and directories that have a group different from the owner. So if these were the two files in the directory, I'd want to just find the first one: $> ls -l -rw-rw-r--...
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Restrict Office 365 users to internal email only

As the title suggests, I have a group of users that I want to prevent from sending external emails. I have created an Office 365 group, and added the required users to it. As administrator, I am the ...
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Setting up a subfolder's permissions differently to the parent folder for Samba

In Ubuntu 16, I've previously set up some shares each with different permissions. But that was always with the same permissions for the folder and its subfolders (done by using the "write list" and "...
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Permissions for Network Shares (SMB)

Good day. I have a file server (Windows 2012 R2) that houses a total of three network shares. I have been trying to figure out permissions for my domain users for some time and can't seem to get them ...
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Serious issues in webmin – permission issues – and things alike

I have a webmin running, and I have serious issues - cannot access any db in webmin ... SQL select table_schema,table_name from information_schema.views where table_schema = ? failed: Can't create/...
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Windows 10 - Can't remove 'Account unknown' permissions on HKLM

This is an offshoot of trying to fix UAC from re-enabling itself at logon after changing registry keys. I'm trying to remove all write permissions to the HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\...
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“Access Denied” copying file to folder ONLY from phone

Windows 10, copying files (photos/videos) from USB-connected phone (Samsung) using Windows Explorer. I get a plain "Access Denied" Windows error message, no more information. It wouldn't be that ...
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Setting keys on Windows 10 OpenSSH server

I've set up OpenSSH on various flavors of Linux tons of times. But I can't for the life of me get it functioning correctly on windows. There seem to be two sides to the issue. The permissions and ...
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Attempting to access resource at /var/www/html/x/x/x/x/x.xml from local IP, client denied access by server configuration

I've been attempting to troubleshoot an issue I'm having running Apache 2.2.15 I've compiled a list of useful details of the problem. I am running this inside of VMWare Workstation 14 on Antergos. ...
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How to fix “Deny Everyone” permissions in registry

So here's a spicy one for you guys... I changed permissions on a registry folder (HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Keyboard) to "Deny Everyone". I had a good reason for doing it (long story) but it ...
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Applications can't access files although I have permissions

I using Windows 7 After the PC didn't start a few times, it suddenly did, but when it happened, some applications that access the file system didn't work. Dropbox popped up a message saying there's a ...
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Permissions on directories when extracting tar built from a list of files

I'm creating a tar file from a list of files with the -T option. When extracting the tar file, subdirectory permissions are root:root instead of the permissions on the directory itself? Any ideas ...
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Can't remove directory under Windows or Linux

I installed a video game from the the Microsoft Store and all I want to do is uninstall it. I've tried: Uninstalling through the Windows Store. (It won't open and just loads indefinitely) Removing ...
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NTFS: Disable File Permission Check

How do I remove the permission check on NTFS? Yes, in general it's not a good advise (See NTFS Removing Permissions)... But I'm writing a program scanning multiple archives (e.g. 'wim'). I extract ...
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Find Location of File and Overwrite (Windows 10)

I have a file that I cannot delete due to inadequate permissions. I've already tried to change the file permission properties via the Windows GUI however, it said that I didn't have read permissions ...
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Can't deny 'change' permissions on drive without also denying read permissions

I need to allow Read permissions but deny Write permissions on this storage drive, but I seemingly can't, using the permissions dialogue. How do I go about this? Running Windows Server 2012 R2.
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Trying to delete old Windows version [duplicate]

When I updated my windows laptop, long ago, from 8.1 to 10 I have since then always 2 operating systems 8.1 and 10 which means Windows 8.1 has its own folder on C drive named as Windows.old. Now I ...
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What are the differences between “Sharing permissions” and “Security permissions” for Windows shares?

I have been trying to learn Windows shares on an Active Directory domain with Windows 10 machines. By configuring sharing and security permissions, I find that these permissions are somewhat ...
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OSx You can't open application “Disk Utility” because it may be damaged or incomplete

I am unable to open any application in mac, in safe mode or normal mode.
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How can I prevent programs from using my mic without my permission?

I am using Windows 10, and every time I am playing games like The Crew for instance, my mic volume gets lowered, as well as the sound. I looked for a solution, and all I found was posts from 3 years ...
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Will 505 directory permissions allow google to execute a file in that directory? [closed]

If a directory is 505 permissions and all the files in the directory are read only would google be able to execute a file in that directory? What about 0555
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SSH Permission denied (publickey) - fail at preauth step

i tired different solution found internet to resolve that issue with no luck: Correct permissions for keys at /etc/ssh/, 400 for private rsa key and 600 for public rsa key. 700 for /home/usersrv/....
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How to get the equivalent of chmod 600 using icacls on Windows? [duplicate]

I'm looking for a way to achieve the equivalent of chmod 600 on Windows using the icacls utility. For the user part I got the rw permission by using icacls file /inheritance:r /grant:r %USERNAME%:(R,W)...
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Access Denied to Folder

I have had this problem before, but I can always fix it by going to the security tab, in properties, then Advanced, then eventually add Admin to the access permission list. But in this case, I ...