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

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Can I distribute my python objects without having admin rights?

Playing at home, I learned to build my objects in python and use them in VBA with pythoncom tools. Now I want to do the same at work so colleagues (in the intranet) can load and use the same objects. ...
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Prevent local administration privileges for our domain users

I am looking for possible solutions to prevent local administration privileges for our domain users. Currently, we provide our domain users local administration privileges to avoid issues with ...
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JBoss as Webasever default admin ID and Password

I have deployed a WAR file into JBoss web application, one of the page in this WAR prompts for the webserver admin ID and Password. I am not able to find the default admin ID and Password. Can you ...
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password ipa idm redhat change itself

I am new in Kerberos and I don't know why the password change itself I create another account but the problem persists after generating keytabe in IPA client the password of admin IPA idm redhat ...
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how do I add an account into the built-in courier administrator group? [closed]

In the documentation it says that there is a built in administrators group, but how do i add an account to that administrator group http://www.courier-mta.org/authlib/README_authlib.html The access ...
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Transition away from Domain Admin only account

In our Windows environment, our Domain Admins only have one user account. This single user account is used across the board including running on a day to day workstation. In our transition away from ...
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Using SSL to secure Solr with Tomcat - Admin Dash Fails to Load Properly

Tomcat: 7.0.56 / Java: 7 Upd: 71 / Webapp: Solr 4.10.1 / OS: Windows 2012 R2 Busy trying to secure Solr to compensate for the lack of security prevalent for a developer. We're having some difficulty ...
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winsshd restrict windows admin from managing the server

I'm installing winsshd server on client computers, and i want to give them an administrator account. but i also want to make sure they don't mess with the winsshd server configuration, which can be ...
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Control Panel Empty on Windows Server 2008 R2 DataCenter

I am a local admin on a Windows Server 2008 R2 DataCenter machine, but when I remote into the server and open the Control Panel, almost all of the items are gone or missing. Could there be a ...
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“Not allowed to change Adminstrator's password via UI” in Adobe CQ 5.6.1

Trying to change the default admin password on a CQ 5.6.1 Publish node via curl, and getting a 403 when I do so. I'm executing: curl --user admin:admin -F rep:password="myCrazyNewPassword" -F ...
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Program Files(x86) not being interpretted right on Win7x64 when not running as local admin

Regards, I'm having a peculiar issue with a 32bit software program that is being migrated to a x64 environment (Windows XP SP3 towards Windows 7 X64. The application is question is a electronic ...
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Security policy: servers without root/administrator password

I am considering running public web and application servers with blank root/Administrator passwords, and I'm wondering whether this might be a bad policy. I see several advantages of having no ...
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kerberos apache 401 error for domain admins using office addin

I use SSO for access to a Linux based system from our windows 7 PC's. This works for IE using the logon credentials to access the system. However, when the developed office plugin is used by any ...
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Linux: How to find out which ports did my application use [without being root]? [closed]

I have the following question. On a CentOS machine I run an application which connects to another system. I am interested in finding out on which ports (input/output) the communication happened. The ...
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Deny to administrators to change network configuration settings

I need to provide admin rights to every user but the users should not able to change network configuration settings. For this I have enabled following policies in User Configuration\Administrative ...
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Openfire password forgotten - database hidden

I have set up an openfire server two months ago and I have forgotten if I had used the built-in database or my MySQL server on localhost. I am using Windows Server 2012 on Amazon EC2 with XAMPP ...
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Unable to remove “Run this program as an administrator” (greyed out) with Excel 2010

I have issue with one of the user in Terminal Server 2008 R2 who has "Run this program as an administrator" checked and greyed out with Excel 2010. This causes UAC to popup requesting for ...
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Remotely remove user from administrator group, and make it effective immediately

I am trying to write a simple powershell script that ads a domain user to the local admin group on windows machines, and then after 30 Minutes removes them. This is what I have so far. Param( ...
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Windows 7 GPO Preventing admins from interactively logging in, but still allowing Run As / permission escalation

I'm implementing security restrictions for a client who would like to prevent admin accounts from logging into workstations. For example each person has a user account and an admin account and only ...
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High server load detected and server automatically stopped

For the last month, my VPS has been experiencing spikes in server load, and the server shuts down as a result and I have to restart it manually. This doesn't happen everyday, but it has happened at ...
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Let users install software without local administrator rights on domain

I manage the network of a small company. As I'm not always in the office it is a wish from the employees to be able to install software without having to go to me. My predecessor set it up that ...
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how to configure restart of windows server 2003 using admin account [closed]

I want to configure restart of windows server 2003 using admin account. Can anyone suggest how to restart windows server using admin credentials.
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How to make service up and running even though admin account log off [closed]

Hi we are using Windows server 2003. Windows services using admin credentials while restarting. Whenever admin account was logged off services were going down. Because of this we are maintaining admin ...
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Why does windows xp standalone group policy apply in the safe mode to the default administrator?

I am trying to turn standalone Windows XP installed on VirtualBox virtual machine into an AppStation-style machine (only one allowed application, taskbar, start with lone shutdown option, and a ...
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If you have a default gateway in a different network to your current network, how can you configure the networking to use that other gateway? [closed]

Could anyone answer the following question? If you have a default gateway in a different network to your current network, how can you configure the networking to use that other gateway? Thank you.
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Sysprep Forever [closed]

I want to use Windows in Audit Mode without continuing the Windows installation. Because: It's clean and fast, no Metro and others packages. It's the built-in Administrator; full permission ...
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Add a domain user to the Administrator group of a WORKGROUP machine not joined to the domain?

So I'm at a client and to connect to their SQL Server, I need to use SQL Server Windows Authentication. The thing is that I do have a user that allowed me to connect to their TFS server without any ...
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SQL Server Table Partitioning and my data lifetime management

My application stores data on Enterprise edition sql server, and I plan to take advantage of table partitioning to manage data retention. Each partition will hold a predefined period of time (say one ...
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In-Place upgrade of windows server 2008 r2 standard to Enterprise [closed]

Where do I find/download DISM utility to perform In-Place upgrade of windows server 2008 r2 standard to enterprise? B/c when I launched the >DISM /Online /Get-CurrentEdition from Administrator Command ...
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Make new files group-writable?

Is there a way to configure a Linux directory such that any time anyone in the group that owns that directory creates a file in the directory, that file will be writable by anyone in that group? I'd ...
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run as administrator has more permissions than SYSTEM

I have a Windows service that I can run either as a service or in a console. The program requires administrator access. When running in a console "as Administrator", the program works fine. When ...
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Domino Admin: How do I see a list of anonymous http session from the Domino console or in a db?

tell http show users - will show us logged in users, but how can we see a list of anonymous users on the site as well as their IP address to know who's browsing the site.
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Various application shortcuts (Excel etc.) showing generic icon on SBS 2003. All users logging on to server affected in same way

Numerous shortcut icons are not being displayed properly for numerous applications (all MS Office shortcuts- Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe Reader, as well as Group Policy Management) on our SBS 2003 ...
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Installing software without administrative role

How can I give authorization to install software on a PC that is on the Domain to a tech without giving the Administrator role? Using Windows server 2008 R2
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Can't connect through RDP with enterprise Admin

I have a Windows Server 2008 as part of a win2008 domain. I can connect to it as the local admin with no problems. But when I try to connect to it as the Enterprise Admin, it says that i have the ...
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Running an administrative program under user account - domain edition

I am tearing my hair out here - could use a little help. It appears that the classic RUNAS does not function under a Domain environment. At least, I cannot get it to run in a Windows Server 2012 R2 ...
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Changed domain admin password and now RDPMan logs me off servers with Error 2823

I had to change my domain admin password today and since on several servers I will get randomly booted/disconnected with the following error: Disconnected from <server> (Error 2823) I cannot ...
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let users run program as administrator - windows xp 'sudoers'?

On linux I could just add a entry like username ALL = (root) NOPASSWD: /path/to/program to the sudoers file to enable my users to run a program with root/administrator-privileges. How can I do ...
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Grant a user remote admin rights for dns management Windows Server 2008?

Im connecting to a remote dns server trough a APS.NET app. if i use the default admin account it works fine but when trying to use a other admin account named DNS i get. [Exception: Unable to enum ...
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Is there a standard way to keep modified Linux configuration files separate and identifiable?

NOTE This is a copy of a closed question from Stack Overflow, and a constructive version, I feel, of a similar question in Server Fault. Often I need to edit many configuration files under /etc, ...
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How do I add a MySQL super user with root-like permissions?

Using PhpMyAdmin on XAMPP, I want to add a super user that has the same privileges as 'root'@'localhost'. This is because I want to create a MySQL instance that my local machine will serve as a ...
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The built-in “Administrator” account has start screen shortcuts by default that my created account lacks. How do I get them?

I installed Windows Server 2012 and did some of the initial setup with the built-in Administrator account. I created my own user account and made it a member of the Administrators group so I could ...
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Avoid server downtime [closed]

Up until now, I've always set up my projects on a single (cloud or vps) instance. Always the same routine: Install LAMP, have it make mysql dumps for backups, secure the ssh, let it run for years ...
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Why don't Windows 7clients in a 2k3 domain network give admin access to domain admins

I've recently (I know, we're way behind the times) started adding Windows 7 (Ultimate) clients to a 2k3 AD network. Previously everything was running Windows XP SP3. In XP SP3, after I joined a ...
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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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IT department for hire/Managed IT services

My company has very small IT needs and wants to outsource most of our IT operations. We've moved some stuff to hosted services, but other things like network administration, setting up new employees' ...
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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 ...