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How to connect to a website's ftp server restricted to US visitors via free vpn like opera to upload files?

One of my clients website is restricted to US visitors only. I need to upload files on the website server using ftp. How can i do this ? Note- i can access the site through opera vpn.
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How to lock network folder names at one level but allow changes below

Our company has a NAS that everyone accesses and one of the directories keeps getting folders accidentally renamed. I want to lock the names for these folders so they can not be renamed, but I ...
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Restrict RAM usage of Chrome or executables in general?

I need a way to enforce hard limits on RAM usage for specific EXEs, since Chrome is leaking memory all the time and crashing my system. Is it possible to simply disable the Large Address Aware flag of ...
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Restrict usage of chmod

We have a server cluster that we user for memory intensive calculations. I am one of the users as well as data managers, not the cluster owner. One of my roles is to make sure that we do not exceed ...
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How to reduce cpu load on mpd to m3u8 restreaming

I have 100% CPU load on restreaming. Is there any solution to reduce it? [program:channel] autorestart=true command=/usr/local/ffmpeg/bin/ffmpeg -re -hide_banner -headers 'Referer: https://example....
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Compressing Windows 10 system folders

When I was stuck with Windows XP I was able to compress all harddrive folders into WinRAR files. I don't know if my ability to do that had to do with less restrictions within XP or that I had ...
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How to include subfolders in a Windows path?

I would like to follow this guide to lockdown a machine by blocking the execution of binary files for a specific user via a group policy in the MMC like so: https://blog.brankovucinec.com/2014/10/24/...
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Disable internet access but leave LAN working regardless of the user privilege

I'm looking for a command (or command-line program) to toggle (disable/enable) internet access to the outside world in Windows 10 pro. It should temporarily block internet access but leave the LAN ...
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Is there any ways to get past the youtube safe mode “enabled by network administrator”?

I want to get past the YouTube safe mode turned on by WiFi administrator. Is there any ways to do this?
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Odoo restrict view permission to specific warehouse

We are using odoo 11 CE. We would like create a user for an external warehouse manager, that receives goods and should only be able to see a specific warehouse only. We have several warehouses A, B, C ...
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How to restrict users to install any operating system

I wanted to know that is there anyway to restrict installing new operating system by users in Desktop/Laptop. I wanted to stop users to install new operating system. Users cannot be changed to new ...
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I would like to set up a macro to restrict an Excel file to a specific user from the list

I have an excel file which I would like to restrict it for only a certain users to view so because there are multiple files I would like to setup a macro which will restrict the files to a certain ...
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Word - must not be able to edit --> but can save as

Our company has a lot of agreements and appendixes lying on a mutual drive, almost everyone can access. Being human we make mistakes once in a while, and sometimes results in saving on top of a ...
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Whitelist specific USB keys and block others

Im looking for a solution to implement and easily manage USB white-listing in multiple countries. We have restricted USB storage usage using group policies, as 99% of users don't need to use external ...
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How can Microsoft Word restrict files when saving them as PDF?

If PDF files are being created via Microsoft Word's "Save as" dialog, how can they be restricted (from text being edited, copied, printed, etc.)? I'm not talking about encrypting the file to being ...
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How to download a pdf which has restrictions

Here is the link https://app.box.com/embed/s/2297cfgv15po5ycuggpba2oh42p5mutw The above page shows a pdf inside a div tag and then canvas html tag. I tried to following ways: Download the pdf by ...
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Questions about locking down Windows Store Apps with Software Restriction GPO

A software restriction GPO has been configured and applied to a test environment with the following rules: %programfiles%\WindowsApps\Microsoft.WindowsStore* - Disallowed - For Windows 10 Pro With ...
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Limit ssh public key to git only

I want to restrict the capabilities of the users connecting through ssh to my server. Besides giving those users limited permissions, I want to add an extra layer of security as explained in this ...
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How do I limit, or reject the delivery of mail to a lotus notes mail file to only specific hours of the day?

How do I limit, or reject the delivery of mail to a lotus notes mail file to only specific hours of the day? I only want the mail file to accept delivery of mail during specific hours of the day. ...
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Restrict access to applications

I would like to prevent for a specific user from being able to execute applications (.exe, .msi, .vbs) on every drive of the PC (including removable drives), with the exception of the folders C:\...
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Red Hat Linux 5.11 ftp username and password spec

Apols if dumb question in wrong place. On Red Hat Linux 5.11 re ftp command i.e. ftp "client", connecting to a (remote) ftp server/location. (fwiw package manager only has ftp package ver 0.17-38....
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Windows 10 Home: How to get rid of file path length restriction? [duplicate]

I got that "The file name(s) would be too long for the destination folder. You can shorten the file name and try again, or try a location that has a shorter path" error when I was moving documents ...
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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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Windows: “This operation has been cancelled due to restrictions in effect on this computer. Please contact your system administrator.”

Since a few months I'm having an annoying problem with my Windows 10 installation. I can't simply open drives (either HDD or USB ones) labelled with the letters J: and K: from the File Explorer. When ...
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How to limit application into specific scope (Windows)

I have an application that perform some specific system calls. For example, tries to get MAC address of NIC. Or info about running processes. I don't want to allow this, but I have to allow to use ...
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Is there a way to restrict network access to a partition/drive?

Well I was just asking myself if there's a way to isolate a harddrive either physically, or a drive/partition via software from any outside connection. Like, the drive would be invisible for any ...
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Postfix reject unknown local recipient

I have a problem with backscatter. Spammers send emails to non existent username @ existent domain hosted on my server. I am trying to abort the session instead of sending bounce messages back to ...
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Restrict user to only run programs on Windows server 2012 R2

I have a situation here I hope You can help me with. I have a Database running on a Windows Server 2012 R2 with a specific user account. Same user account is running a Windows Service. This Service ...
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Restrict OS functionality for a user

Context I'm volunteering on a project for my university that requires us to place a computer in the university atrium which should have access to only one predefined website. Website is a web service ...
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Restricting website logins to only my computer

I was wondering if there is a way to make my computer to only access point to login to my online profiles like Facebook, YouTube, Instagram ? I don't want to able to login from any other computer.
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Restrict user from accessing any programs but one (win 10)

I'm running Windows 10 and I have two separate accounts, mine (Administrator) and user 2 (local account). I want to restrict user 2 from accessing any programs save for a web browser and np++. I ...
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Finding a headless machine on a restricted network

I own a Raspberry Pi with Ubuntu on it. It's configured with a wireless card and a microUSB for the sole purpose of charge, and I need to find it on the network to connect to it over SSH. ...
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Windows 7 Drive permissions (alternative to group policy) block access to internal OS Drives from external OS

Windows 7 admin user (version without group policy) Hi, i want to block access (read write view etc) to the internal OS drive (boot & C:) from external OS drives pluged in. The external OS can ...
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restrict access for user to several directories

I'm looking for a possibility to restrict access of a user to his homedirectory and some several other folders with data. /home/user1, /data/media to realize that is not a big deal, but how can I ...
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How to prevent any game from running on a PC

I am looking for an unbreachable way to disable the games running on my PC. Even games which require quite a low amount of graphics say 256MB should not work. It is to put restriction on gaming on my ...
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Restrict local network to select IPs or MACs

I have a LAN to LAN connection between a primary router that has internet access and a secondary router used to extend the primary's wifi range The secondary router has DHCP disabled I was trying to ...
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Prevent user from accessing anything besides certain programs?

I need to create a user account that only allows a user to open one or two programs. Besides logging in and using those programs, he shouldn't be able to do anything. I found two links on HowToGeek ...
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Restricting user logins on Linux laptop

I want to restrict access to my Ubuntu laptop (Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS (GNU/Linux 3.13.0-36-generic i686)). After browsing the PAM documentation I did the following, just for a first test: I uncommented ...
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Windows / Apache 2.2: Can't reach virtual host by DynDNS due Apache access restrictions

I have configured my Apache 2.2 in Windows as follows: First deny all access top-down from the top-level-path ... <Directory "/"> Options None AllowOverride All Order deny,allow Deny ...
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How can I lock down a standalone Windows 10 pro device so a certain user can only run 1 specific desktop application

I just upgraded from Windows 8.1 Pro to Windows 10 Pro on a standalone laptop. In Windows 8.1 I used parental control to make sure a certain user on the device could only start one specific ...
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Restrict access to certain websites based on user in windows or chrome browser

I am trying to restrict access to websites for multiple schools at different locations. We are currently using windows 7 on most of our systems. And all our kids and staff have google apps for ...
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how to restrict specific cmd commands

I would like to know how to restrict a single (non-admin) user from using specific commands from command prompt. For example: dir should be allowed, but shutdown should be blocked. As a bonus, is this ...
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Only allow download from specific sites in Chrome

Some of my co-workers in the company that I am working for are downloading torrents and music online; my boss is blaming me for the slow internet connection. We are using Chrome as our only browser ...
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Restricting a process to access another process?

Sometimes my PC freezes, when UT2004.exe is running. Everytime this happens the event log's last entry is about an error occured in dwm.exe. Because this only happens, when running UT2004.exe, I ...
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Can I restrict VNC connections by SSH key or login ID?

I want to offer friends access to the X desktop on host "foo" for collaboration, but only at certain times; meanwhile, I want to access that desktop myself at any time. I have set up SSH port ...
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Mount only specific USB stick

I am trying to configure a Linux (Ubuntu 14.10) so that it will only mount a specific USB stick from one specific USB port. Can someone point me into the right direction on how to do this? Thanks
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Restrict Active Directory user by IP Address or Machine Name

I am needing to create a Windows Active Directory account for use with a Microsoft Dynamics CRM system to a set of SQL Server 2008 R2 servers. This user is requiring elevated privileges in my SQL ...
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Is it possible to create a user without internet access on Win 8 (no parental controls)

I want to create a user on a Windows 8 System that has no internet access. I do not want to monitor access or block some some sites / ports. I want the complete internet to be deactivated for said ...
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Forcing developers under limited Windows user accounts [closed]

I'm currently in negotiations with a company as to why a machine not on a domain network and with full admin privileges is necessary for developers to work fully. I'm looking for evidence to ...
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How can I restrict a user in an AD environment only to have vpn access but no directory share rights?

I'm trying to restrict an AD account to only have vpn access rights but no domain user rights. Can it be done or should I try something out of windows server's boundaries? We are using a Fortigate ...