Administrator is a person responsible for configuration and reliable configuration of computer systems

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Check what has been done in a given time period [on hold]

Is it possible to check what a server administrator has actually done during routine maintenance by viewing event logs etc? I'm trying to establish what the administrator is actually doing as I ...
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Linux based security for companies - how much do you do? [on hold]

So if your company is mostly Unix/Linux based on the server side (but mostly Windows on the client side), how do you go about securing the network and all workstations? I assume that you have a ...
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Remote users attempting to gain access to root mysqld

I have just reviewed my syslog file and notice a TON of entries of the following: Aug 25 13:06:17 ssrv001 mysqld: 150825 13:06:17 [Warning] Access denied for user 'root'@'61.160.232.48' (using ...
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CVE RSS security vulnerability feed/alerts for specific software? [on hold]

I've found myself responsible for maintaining PCI compliance on our servers. I get reports from our scans and then react based on the information in the scans by applying patches or updating ...
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Windows Server 2008 send an alert using Powershell

I want to send an alert with Powershell. But I want to know if there is another way to send an alert, other than email. Thanks. P.S. I can't send emails because I don't have an smtp server, and due ...
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Windows 10 not allowing admin privileges to help desk account [on hold]

I have created a Active Directory domain using Samba 4 on CentOS 7. I have created an account specifically for doing "admin" stuff, it is in the Domain Admins group, Enterprise Admins and a group I ...
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Is there an Effective Permissions option for “Administrators” group on a Windows server?

A file or a folder in a Windows server has the option of Effective Permissions or Effective Access where you can provide an user or a group and it will check what kind of permissions this user has. ...
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Windows Server 2008 Send an email on reboot

I want to send an email when a Windows Server reboots or shutdown unexpectedly. I was reading that one way to achieve that is look for event id 6008 on System's log, and then send the alert. What ...
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Lost all local admin rights on domain joined computer

I'm in an unusual predicament in that there is no account I can use to add local admin rights to a computer with the exception of the Administrator account - which is disabled. On a new domain I'm ...
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Ocsinventory custom plugin not updating a new added field

I made a custom plugin for ocsinventory and it worked alright. The hostname gets updated on the plugin alright, but not the ipaddress that I added later. Here's the structure of the table: ...
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Domain admin unable to do admin tasks on workstations

Our domain administrator account has got a problem. When we try to run a certain program with out domain administrator it gives an error that the file is not found. If i run it with another account ...
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How can we remotely administer our “fleet” of Windows 7 laptops?

I'm working with a startup that's teaching kids to program. We've just obtained our first "fleet" of laptops - half a dozen refurbished thinkpads running Windows 7 - and I'm looking for the best way ...
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local admin vs domain admin [closed]

I'm working to learn administrative account functions. My questions specifically is a difference between domain and local administrator accounts. When logging into a server or workstation remotely for ...
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List all who have exchange admin access?

Is there a way to list all accounts that have Exchange (Exchange 2010, if it helps) admin access ? Thank you.
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Server migration from America to Europe

I have this kind of a situation where I have a server located in North of America, however, a majority of my clients are from Europe. So, I found a few companies which provide servers which are ...
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Windows Smtp Server administrator login

I newly setup Windows SMTP Server on Windows Server 2012 R2. Any account exception Administrator can send email. But in the case of Administrator account, mail server said "535 5.7.3 Authentication ...
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Is it possible to give a application ADMINSTRATIVE rights to run properly but under a STANDARD user account?

I have some applications that REQUIRE ADMINISTRATIVE RIGHTS in order to run properly. But these programs are to be used by STANDARD users without ADMIN rights. Do I have to set something up in the ...
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What users should have access to sudo? (node, php, ftp…)

Before I begin, feel free to suggest a better title for this question. I've registered on Digitalocean and installed a LEMP stack. This is my first time configuring a server from scratch. Even though ...
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Trying to install program as non-admin user but Windows 2008 doesn't accept admin password

I am running Win 2008 Standard Ed. I am logged in as a user (non-admin) and am trying to install a program (via an install.exe file). Windows will prompt for an Admin userid and password which I do ...
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Run as Administrator popup via Skype for bussines drops remote connection

Does anybody know why Skype for bussines drops connection on situation where remote computer asks Administrator rights? As soon as user enter cancel the connection is retrived. How to prevent that? ...
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Domain Administrator Login - Unknown Source

I'm trying to clear out all traces of old legacy settings from a new Domain I've inherited. One of my pet hates is using the Domain Administrator account for tasks, services, etc. I've managed to get ...
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Saltstack: different versions for Master and Minion

I've a little-big problem. I've an architecture with dozens of servers, everyone having a different OS. My Master is on an Ubuntu Server 14.04 and its version is 0.17.5. My Minions are of different ...
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disabling ip_forward for ubuntu server

This is the state of my server right after booting: root@vzu01-ubuntu:~# uname -a Linux vzu01-ubuntu 3.16.0-30-generic #40~14.04.1-Ubuntu SMP Thu Jan 15 17:43:14 UTC 2015 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 ...
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AWS IAM Administrator and Developer

Creating an Administrators Group Using the Console advises not to grant an access key to the IAM user I create for myself, intending, I'm guessing, to grant least privilege. However, in addition to ...
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I can't confirm Customer Account on Account Information Magento Backend

I have an website running with Magento. I trying to confirm the customers accounts on Magento Backend > Customer Information > Account Information. I can activate accounts, but not confirm. For ...
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Permissions for copying files between datacenter machines?

I frequently run experiments in EC2 where e.g. I will check out a VM similar to our database and will want to load the production dataset into it for experimentation. I have to copy the dataset onto ...
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Local administrator user is blocking my actions [closed]

I'm a System Administrator, and here at the company there are some users that have local administrator accounts in their PC'S. I need to restart some PC's in our Domain to complete a Software ...
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Is is possible to have an Admin account manage both Exchange 2013 (on prem) and Office 365?

We are in hybrid mode and a few people are asking me to create an additional account for them so they can administer O365 and use a different account for on prem exchange. After troubleshooting on my ...
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In Server 2012, how do I log into the “old” administrator account?

Here's a quick run down of what I did: Installed Windows Server Essentials Experience feature/role Played around with it Uninstalled it Demoted the server as the domain controller Rebooted Now my ...
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Windows 8.1 - Change Microsoft Account to Local Account from Administrator Account

My apologies if this should be posted elsewhere. I've searched around and cannot find an answer, and have found a few places that it seems appropriate to ask, and this is one of them. Let me know if ...
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Saltstack - Error - No Top file or external nodes data matches found

I'm trying to configure my Saltstack Architecture. I followed all the steps, but It seems not working and I'm not able to find the problem. /etc/salt/master file_roots: base: - /srv/salt dev: - ...
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Client unable to resolve nslookup after settingup dnsmasq in server

I have installed and configured dnsmasq in server box. I am able to perform nslookup in server but unable to resolve server hostname to ip in client. Giving error "server can't find puppetmaster: ...
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Want to leave a domain/set account as administrator

I have a laptop used for school but since I've graduated long ago I wanted to remove my laptop from the school's domain, so I changed the settings and now I'm under a workgroup which sucks because ...
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https passthrough in Apache

Every HTTP or HTTPs connection i have is received by an apache (lets name it as "SERVER A") that acts as router that redirects to other internal computers that holds other apache service. Recently ...
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SQLSTATE[HY000] [1045] Access denied for user 'admin'@'localhost' (using password: YES) [closed]

I've changed the password for admin user of mysql in phpmyadmin and now I can't access neither my Plesk panel and neither mysql via ssh. The error it triggers is: SQLSTATE[HY000] [1045] Access denied ...
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How to log administrator activities in Red Hat Enterprise? [closed]

Is it better to use auditd or sudo logs to log root and other user activities on a Red hat enterprise machine?
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How to use Group Policy to control local administration access (LOCAL ONLY)

At the company I work for, we have about 75 computer users. We have a Microsoft Domain Controller in our server environment (MS Server 2012) with Active Directory. When users need to install ...
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How to check who reset the password for a particular user in active directory on a windows server?

I have the details about a user account when it was last modified (a password reset was done). But I would be interested to know who reset the password for this user. Is there any way I can find this ...
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python django venv ImportError: No module named site

I have tried to deploy a django application using apache webserver. I have enabled wsgi_module in apache. Now i have created a virtual environment and installed django in it. Also installed required ...
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Duplicated domain admin user profile?

Our domain admin logon on PCs or Servers used to have only one profile located on c:\users\administrator Somehow, now we got a duplicated profile called c:\users\administrator.domain Does ...
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Active Directory And Solution Permission/Security in MVC

I hope you guys have a great day. I got a problem when designing permission solution for my client and I really need your adivice. My project is using ASP.NET MVC 5 and we are implementing the ...
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How do I Verify installation requirements for Maximo 7.5 Installation?

I downloaded Maximo 7.5 for Windows Server 2008 R2 x86-64 to create an "Admin Workstation" (PDF). I'm getting an error when I click on "Verify installation requirements" after I run launchpad64 as ...
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How do we extract ftp client information from proftpd logs [closed]

using proftpd 1.3.4. Needs to see which FTP client is being used by end user any idea where it will be logged. or what configuration changes it will need
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Windows Server 2012 - GPO settings - Security Filtering and “Authenticated Users” confusion

So I want to add a GPO for a few computers at first then deploy this rule to all computers when everything is confirmed OK on the test systems. I am having troubles getting the GPO to deploy to only ...
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ad lds create buildin administrator

I created an Administrator user in AD LDS but cannot login with it. I used ADSI Edit to create a user CN=LDSAdmin,CN=Admin,O=MyCompany,C=CH and added it to the build in group ...
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How to add bunch of admin accounts to 20 Windows 2012 servers

Is there a quick way to add bunch of admin accounts to 20+ Windows 2012 servers? It would be way too cumbersome to rdp to each server and add accounts to the local admin group.
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Using Administrator Credentials to login as a User to Their Desktop [duplicate]

Other than memorizing and documenting each user's credentials, is there way that I can use the Windows Domain Administrator credentials to login to a workstation-user's desktop as if I were them? I ...
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How to store admin passwords in a way that can be accessed by multiple admins? [closed]

How to store all the admin passwords for routers, servers, desktop computers in the network if they need to be accessible by multiple admins? There are so many that they can't be memorised and they ...
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The user name or password is incorrect error while joining Windows domain

I am trying to add an second domain controller (DC) to my domain. The server is running Windows Server 2012 R2. After getting the error when promoting it to an domain controller I tried uninstalling ...
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Windows Local Administrator Account [closed]

Would the local administrator account on Windows server be considered a user account or a system account similar to "root"?