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MySQL allows entry without Password

I have configured my MySQL Database to require passwords on all users, even root from the machine itself. Now I discovered that there are empty Users in my Database Reproduce: mysql -u root -p and ...
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Slowest wireless client dictates the connection quality of all others?

Not sure if this is the place to ask this, but I couldn't find a more appropriate StackExchange site. I heard that the quality of wireless connection follows the law of the lowest common denominator - ...
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How does a hosting company change a file on a vserver without logging in?

In my virtual server, ssh is not on port 22, I don't allow login with passwords, and I don't allow root logins. Recently, the server was not responding. My hosting company told me that my Apache ...
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How to grant temporary access to server?

I've hired a remote consultant to tune up my servers. Now, I am not 100% confident about giving him root password and allow him to do whatever he wants to do on the servers. Ideally, I want to see ...
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unable to schedule a task (access denied)

i have a bat file im trying to schedule every morning. whilst in the Scheduled Task Wizard... when i click on finish... i get a ... The new task could not be created. The specific error is: ...
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It is fair to jail my SFTP users to their home directory?

roots. I'm running an Ubuntu 9.04 (home) Server on my LAN. I currently use it to store little web apps, photos, some subversion repository and stuff like that. My (few) users are friends of mine and I ...
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How to restrict everyone except a certain group in SSH?

I want to restrict all users on a server to only be able to use SFTP while the members of an admin group should have full SSH access. I found that it is possible to restrict the members of a group by ...
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Allow ports on EC2 only for Heroku

I have some services - mysql, some HTTP services - which I would like to have open for Heroku exclusively. I can define IP adress / IP mask (I am not sure what it is in EC2 security groups). Which IP ...
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SSH hosts.deny and hosts.allow

I have this content in hosts.deny (with a new line at the end): # # hosts.deny This file describes the names of the hosts which are # *not* allowed to use the local INET services, as decided ...
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High Transaction System Recommendations [closed]

I am a SQL Server database administrator and developer and I also have many years experience as an application developer. I currently have a customer with a very big project who is looking to me for ...
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Windows 2008 Server cannot access any network share

I run a Windows 2008 server with SP2. This server acts as a desktop alone. Recently, I switched between two networks (corporate and other) using this system. Ever since, I am unable to access any ...
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Exchange SBS 2003 server stopped receiving mail over the weekend, senders getting “Relay access denied” error

Firstly, I should say that I know my way around Windows very well, I don't really know the first thing about Exchange. I am trying to support a user that is running an SBS2003 Server with Exchange. ...