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

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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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What creative sysadmin resumes have you seen / made? [closed]

Upon an job advertisement's request, I'm brainstorming creative ways to present a sysadmin resume, and thought I'd augment my own ideas by seeking examples. What creative ways have you seen a resume ...
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Leaving Company [closed]

I know this is not server related, but I am not sure what site to ask - any direction would be appreciated. I am currently working as an IT Engineer for a small IT company (me and the boss) in a ...
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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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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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Savvy user uses batch file to disable admin share

A user on my network (my predecessor in fact) disables the admin shares with a batch file that runs every time the computer starts up. I would like to disable this without the users knowledge. I would ...
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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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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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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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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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Becoming good at server admin-ing [closed]

I am a programmer. I've never really been much into server stuff. Sure, I can do a few simple things, but configuring Apache to get all the potential out? Or setting up subversion? Or doing clever ...
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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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Users satisfaction with IT support

How do you find out how satisfied are users with your IT support? Surely from time to time they tell you: this and that doesn't work, that was good and you talk with users daily, etc. But do you run ...
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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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Toolkit & Habits for Linux Network & System Administration [closed]

I am tasked with the administration of a small office network as well as several workstations running mostly Debian and Ubuntu. There are two servers: one database & print-server, and one backup ...
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Security Admins toolkit? What's in yours? [closed]

Resource question :- I need to collate a list of security admin tools For: Web Network Wifi Server unix/Linux/windows/macosx SQL Xss Please state -links/version/os used/free v buy
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What does it take for a sysadmin to have happy customers?

Backing up user directories daily, 24X7 password resets, enabling ssh single sign on, liberal amounts of storage space, a good test environment, HA clusters for controlled upgrades, good editors, up ...
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Obsessive behaviors in system administrators

I have been told by colleagues (mainly non-technical) that some of my admin behaviors border on / cross the line between normal and obsessive, which sometimes leads me to wonder how screwed up I ...
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sysadmin tutorials? [closed]

Looking for Video tutorials for training to become a linux based sysadmin - right from setting up servers to designing a datacenter. Any structured video tutorials for the same?
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Is part of the job of being a sysadmin tinkering and experimenting? [closed]

From what I've always been able to gather, management expects their sysadmins to be 'up' on new technologies, software, processes etc. I also tend to agree but like the title says, is tinkering or ...
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New Sys Admin job…Where do I begin?

I'm looking for some general advice here. I've decided to take my first job in a lead sys admin position...I don't start until next month, but in the meantime I'd like to prepare for the position. ...
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What is the one thing you wish you knew when you first started being a system administrator? [closed]

For a new system administrator it is important to learn from those that have experience. What is the thing you know now you wish you knew when you first started? Alternately, what is the piece of ...
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What tools should every sysadmin use that no one's heard of? [closed]

I'm wondering about tools that are powerful and that most system administrators either don't know about or don't use (but should). For one thing, I like the possibility of finding out about a tool ...
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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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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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RtKit on my ubuntu?

Hi I just updated my ubuntu karmic Koala to Lucid Lynx and found sth strange on my file /etc/passwd. rtkit:x:120:130:RealtimeKit,,,:/proc:/bin/false Can someone tell me what it is?
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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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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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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 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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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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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 ...