Browsing articles tagged with "usergroups - Admins Goodies"
May 23, 2012
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A user in multiple user groups not receiving correct permissons

A little intro: I’m not a server admin, but I do some tech support for a small software company whose product requires users to have full control permissions to a mapped drive on the server in order to share files required for multi-user use. I believe our software uses an Access database. My question is, let’s say you have three user groups, A, B, and C. In order for our software to function correctly, a […]

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Dec 27, 2011
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chmod apply to user group

I need to set the permissions of a dir so that a usergroup in my ubuntu-server has read/write permissions. I understand that I’m supposed to use chmod (right?), but how do I set the permissions to only apply to a single usergroup? chgrp $GROUPNAME $DIRNAME chown g=$PERMS Where $DIRNAME is the directory you want to change, $GROUPNAME is the name of the group you want the directory to be owned by, and $PERMS is the […]

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Aug 22, 2011
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Why can’t I assign rights to Network Service account via groups?

Windows box (2k3). I have a website that needs to access files over a network share on the local machine. Please don’t concentrate on this fact. Its a long story I won’t go into now. The worker process is running under localmachineNETWORK SERVICE. This was added to a group (lets call it the HURFDURFGROUP) which was granted access both to the disk and to the network share. In other words, if I was a member […]

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Aug 22, 2011
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Windows Server 2008 File Sharing for users in Administrators group

Ok here is probably dumbest question but I really dont understand how sharing works. I shared a folder with name “Data” and I gave permission to “Administrators” group to everything in Network Sharing Permissions. On the folder “Data”, apart from the usual permissions, I gave “Administrators” group full control to “Data” folder. Now I added a user in Local Users with name “DataUser” and I made this user member of “Administrators”. Simply: LAN Server (No […]

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Aug 19, 2011
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How to dissalow local user to login interactively?

I have Windows Server 2008 (non-R2) without AD. I have a number of users. How to allow them only connect to VPN and disallow interactive login? How to setup it via creating few groups? Control Panel > Administrative Tools > Local Security Policy Local Policies > User Right Management Modify settings Allow log on locally and Allow log on through Remote Desktop Check more discussion of this question. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend […]

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Aug 13, 2011
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Not in a domain, or using AD. Can I give SQL access on one server to a UserGroup on another?

I have users in a group on one server, and I’d like them all to have access to a particular database on a SQL Server on another server. Neither server is in a domain, and I’m not using AD. Is it possible? No, you would have to use SQL Server Authentication for that. Check more discussion of this question. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet […]

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