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Preventing write permissions on specific devices

On my quest to go full cloud-storage-free, I moved all my files from my cloud service into a portable HD and I purchased a USB to smartphone (OTG) cable so that I can connect my HD to my phone when ...
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Get-Acl - skip folders without permissions

I am trying to find a way to identify folders that I don't have access to. I have found this command, which recursively reports the permissions of each folder in the folder tree:dir -recurse | where ...
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Windows Server folders losing IIS permissions after reboot / .NET Framework upgrade?

We recently have had issues with a few Windows Servers losing file/folder permissions.Invariably this happens to be a website folder used by IIS, and it is ApplicationPoolIdentity, Network Service, ...
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Samba mount only allows modification if root

I am attempting to mount a Samba share from a Synology. It's still Samba and Linux. The Guest OS is Ubuntu 16.04. When Ubuntu mounts the directory, it looks just dandy. However, I am unable to ...
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Problems with mounting samba share

It is a couple of days I'm struggling in mounting a samba shared directory in Ubuntu 16. I read all the relative posts but still cannot find a solution.Here is the command I use:sudo mount -vt ...
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Deleting MythTV logs

My TV software setup stopped working recently. I tracked down the issue to a lack of disk space and and ran ncdu to check what was up. Turns out, MythTV logs are consuming nearly 1GB of space on my ...
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Robocopy will not copy files involving any external drives

I am attempting to back up data onto some external hard drives as a part of my job, the data sets can be over 100GB in size with specific file structure so using robocopy is a must.When I run this ...
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How can I make a symlink to a directory owned by root that's readable by anything?

I'm attempting to set up a standalone secure certificate using CertBot and create a symbolic link (http://superuser.com/public/certbot) from my server so that I can include the certificates without them actually being ...
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Veracrypt mounting NTFS formatted partition: chmod not working - how to enable? [closed]

CHMOD on mounted NTFS devices in Ubuntu does not work out of the box, which makes sharing data between a Linux and a Windows OS more complicated.Basically the title should be pretty self-explanatory....
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Use icacls to give only read+execute access

I want everyone except Administrators to only have read+execute access to a directory (foo2) and all of its files, recursively.Only Administrators should be able to modify the folder (and the files ...
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Can't change ownership of network folder despite having full control

I'm making a powershell script that is running under a specific domain account (Account A).Its purpose is to create a folder for a user (Account B) on a network drive and make some changes to the ACL ...
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Cygwin bash file creation security on file server

Files created with Windows 10 File Explorer on our server are created with the following permissions:$ cacls test2.txt\\rh-data-s01\Abteilungen\Neue Medien\PLC\test2.txt NULL SID:(DENY)(special ...
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Why WOLFSSL is showing 'chmod: … Invalid argument' in cygwin? [on hold]

I'm trying to configure WOLFSSl on my local Windows machine and when it changes the permissions for config file it is showing errorchmod: changing permissions of 'http://superuser.com/config.status': Invalid argument...
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Not able to write on samba server

So, I've been doing a ton of research trying to solve this, and several hours later, I'm absolutely stuck. I know this has something to do with permissions, but I have absolutely no clue on how to ...
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How do I grant full access to a file in a Windows 7 SMB share, which currently has write-only access?

I am currently trying to set up an SMB share on Windows 7. It works well, except for one file which I am not allowed to read - but, curiously, am able to delete. I have tried to read the file using ...

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