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Restricted Groups not working

I have several GPOs set up on our domain at work, in one GPO I have the group set to be Local Administrators via the Restricted Groups feature. However, when one of the users in this group logs in to ...
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Admin 2 restricted access

On my Remote window server, I want to create one additional administrator a/c, However this second administrator should not have the Privilege to modify Firewall setting, is this Possible? However ...
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Domain Administrators account policy (After PCI audit)

One of our clients is a Tier 1 PCI company, and their auditors have made a suggestion with regards to us as System Administrators and our access rights. We administer their entirely Windows based ...
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how can you use openID to authenticate different kind of users?

How can you have users authenticate on a web site with different permissions. I would like to have administrator, superuser, collaborators and normal users. In particular, I would like to restrict ...
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How do I grant local administrator rights, but not Domain Administrator Rights?

How do I grant local administrator rights, but not Domain Administrator Rights? i.e. For user x, I want to grant install rights on the computer, but the user should not have Domain admin rights as I ...
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Reset windows 7 local admin password on encrypted drive [closed]

I have lost administrator password on a windows 7 laptop running bitlocker. I know bitlocker recovery password for this PC and can access BIOS setup. I need to reset administrator password without ...
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MDT Locking Domain Administrator Account

I have rolled out MDT for imaging at my workplace. As part of the deployment process I have the customsettings.ini file set to join our Domain. The technician is prompted to enter their administrative ...
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What is the best Linux version to run on virtual box? [closed]

I just started learning Linux administration and i need to practice lessons i learnt on a Linux machine. I have a Windows PC and therefore i thought of running Linux on Virtual Box. Anyone who has ...
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Unable to Create System DSN

Environment: Windows 7 Professional 64-bit Operating System Problem: (ODBC Data Source Administrator) Opening Administrative Tools -> Data Sources (ODBC) -> Click "System DSN" tab. Error: ODBC ...
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How to create unreadable files in linux [closed]

I have a configuration file with me and want to make the file unreadable to others.. What can be done with it?? Encryption is a way to do it.. But Encryption makes the file uninstallable in Linux ...
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Denied admin ability to login to Windows 2003 remotely

Problem: I have a 2003 configured with AD running in virtualbox. I was able to login as admin as normal but i could not login as any other user from my AD, logging in i would get, 'local policy does ...
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Domain Controller Forgetting/Disregarding User is administrator

I am part of the administrator group on our domain but I have issues upgrading/installing software on my own account. I either have to get another administrator account to login and do it or shift + ...
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Protection against Ddos Syn Flood [duplicate]

My dedicated server can't handle more than 4Mbits/s of bandwidth. After that, the server don't ping anymore. My provider told me it's because my server isn't well configured. When I look in the logs ...
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WS2008R2 First run after sysprep did not prompt for new administrator password, I'm completely locked out

After running sysprep to OOBE and generalize a master disk for cloning, at first run it prompted only for language/region and a machine name, then proceeded on to the CTRL+ALT+DELETE to login screen. ...
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VPN Connection keep asking administrative password in win 7

I'm sorry if I ask in the wrong forum. I'm not sure it is actually a networking problem, but I haven't found a proper forum for my question so far. I setup a vpn connection for a pc in a store to the ...
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Windows Storage Server… Just a single Administrator session?

I have a server with "Windows Storage Server 2008 R2 Standard" operating system. My problem is that I cannot access the server with Administrator account with two users at the same time... Just one ...
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Alternative to mapping network drives

We have used all our drives for network shares. What is the alternative for mappning drive letters to network shares? GPO, mount points, something else? It has to be automated and based on user ...
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how do you set the admin password on openldap 2.4

I am getting started with openLdap 2.4 and am having a bit of trouble, all the examples I see seem to refer to previous versions which used the text config file slapd.conf but from what I see on ...
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Understanding administrator rights on a machine [closed]

As a developper I need to create a folder within a customer' server and I need to be sure that they wont be able to access that particular folder's content even if they are administrator or in any ...
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How to run a command as administrator on Windows7 from a command line?

I need to run tscon.exe 0 /dest:console remotely = not manually on Windows7 as an administrator. More info here How to use tscon on Windows7? I did my research and OPTION 1 - runas for user ...
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Managing SSH keys for multiple users for multiple systems (ie github like ssh key ui)

So we are trying to lock down our systems to be accessed only by a few logical users (users on the Linux machines) but many physical users. That is all the developers can login as user dev with their ...
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iptables help - How to make a NAT rule to natting my outbound traffic to 192.168.0.1 as 192.168.1.3?

I don't know how to do it, but I need a iptables rule natting my outbound traffic to 192.168.0.1 as 192.168.1.3. How to do it? Just to let you know: 192.168.0.1 is my target destination and is part ...
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How can I see which permissions are necessary during a workstation app install?

Is it possible to see which permissions an application installer needs while it is running? I'm thinking sort of like a debugger or monitor to see what windows is checking for. The situation is that ...
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Admin Password Changed, Need to Revert

Im kinda new to network administration. I was asked to change the password on our SQL Server. The only account that is used to log in is the Administrator account. I did a dumb thing and reset ...
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glassfish 3.1.2 admin console port 4848 blocked by firewall

I've got a remote server. There is glassfish 3.1.2 running behind apache 2.2. The administration port 4848 is blocked by firewall so that I cannot use http://some_server.com:4848 where some_server is ...
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Joining to a domain from a DC

I currently received an error from a computer stating that the trust relationship to the domain is not trusted and cannot be verified etc... I was able to log into the system and remove the computer ...
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“Access denied” for administrator for everything

We have a (rather old) Windows Server 2003 which since last week shows some odd behaviour. It decided that all local administrators and local system are no longer allowed to do anything, including ...
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Windows XP autostart process as administrator

I am looking for a way with which i can autostart a certain program on logon of a user with user-rights with administrator-rights. I already tried using task scheduler but it didn't work out because ...
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Windows 7 - Network admin access to user login credentials?

In a Windows environment, does the network administrator have access to the user network password? Can he use the user LAN credentials to login to his machine when the user is away? EDIT - I ask ...
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Sending content of a file in Expect

How Can I send the content of a file in Expect? Do I have to use cat command in a way? if yes how? lets say my file is called 1.txt. example: expect "Enter command to send:" {send "???? \r"} ???? ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 Administrator Access Rights Removed

I accidentally removed the builtin/local Administrator on Security tab of one of the drive's Properties. I did changing the UAC: User Account Control: Run all administrators in Admin Approval Mode to ...
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OpenFire wont accept admin logins

We've been using OpenFire for a while to run a Jabber server for our company. The other day we went to make an account for a new employee and found ourselves mysteriously locked out of the admin ...
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Windows server files and folders permissions mess

I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 box, which is set up as a very basic file server in a Workgroup environment. We have a single Shared folder, with subfolders for each department. For some reason all ...
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Is it possible to create a Windows domain administrator with only the ability to reset passwords?

No other permissions, just the ability to reset AD passwords? Thanks!
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How do I automatically elevate privileges to install applications that require admin privileges?

I'm currently managing a large group of Windows 7 machines where no one has privileges to install applications (all 64-bit Enterprise version of Windows 7). Because no one has privileges to install ...
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net localgroup Administrators shows user names multiple times

I am seeing this kind of output when I run net localgroup Administrators MYDOMAIN\user1 MYDOMAIN\myuserid MYDOMAIN\myuserid MYDOMAIN\someotheridIdontrecognize I cannot delete ...
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Legal threat, defamation from Italy and Germany [closed]

I run a groups/forums site that is open for all and covers a bunch of interests, similar to Google Groups. Now apparently I have started to receive several "I will sue you" mails from people in Euro ...
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What does a Ubuntu Server admin need to know about CentOS

I've been on Ubuntu Server for the past several (5-ish) years, but I am seeing a lot of jobs that are looking for RHEL or CentOS experience. What differences, aside from package managers ...
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Running apache with admin permissions dangerous?

I am trying to get my apache server (OS X Lion, not server edition) to run, using a folder inside Dropbox as DocumentRoot. This works fine, as long as I run apache as admin, meaning: with admin ...
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Ubuntu 11.04, adduser myuser: admin group is missing

Hi I'm trying to add myuser to sudoers after a fresh install with root account, # adduser myuser admin which gives: adduser: the group `admin' does not exist. however this works: # adduser ...
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Users removing Administrator from files/folders permissions

We're running Windows Server 2003 R2 with Active Directory and are having an issue with network shares whereby users, in an attempt to secure their documents, remove everybody (including the ...
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403 error trying to access admin panel on tomcat 7

Im having trouble accessing my tomcat admin panel. Ive configured everything correctly as far as i can see (adding an admin/manager user to tomcat-users.xml). I can log into manager/html and enter my ...
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Denying\Allowing Remote Desktop Users in Windows 2008 Server r2

i'm managing a W2008 Server box. As for maintenance i need for some hours to deny access to all users in the Remote Desktop Users and Allow Administrators only. I've tried in gpedit.msc under user ...
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I disabled my only Administrator account? [closed]

I disabled my built in administrator and now i can't log in with the administrator account. Only a user account is left. What to do?
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Preforming an Administrative task, with a service account, via batch

Trying to install a piece of software from a network location, and everything works great except the software requires admin rights to install. Is there a way I can pre enter an admin service account ...
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Windows - New administrative user not an administrator

In Windows Server 2008, I have create a new user and added it to the Administrator group ("Administrators have complete and unrestricted access to the computer/domain.") However, in most instances ...
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Change cadmin's password

I dont get something and I need your help. I have some machines under active directory on an SBS 2008. When I install a program a prompot appears to insert administrator credentials. The username I ...
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How do I add a new full admin account to SCCM 2007?

I want to install Forefront Endpoint Protection on my SCCM server using a new service account that I just created specifically for this purpose. I'll be using a separate reporting database so I'll ...
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How to limit the normal users from accessing registry, group policy etc? [closed]

I own the admin account of my PC running, Windows XP Pro edition. There is another Non-admin account in this system. I want to limit the administrative capabilities of this account. That is, to ...
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Hiding admin panel on separate domain?

I have a large site, I was thinking of the safest way to hold an admin panel for a site and was wondering what if I put the admin panel on a separate site? Would google find my admin panel site just ...