A process of proving that an entity (commonly a user or organization) is who they claim to be, or who they were previously identified as being. Authentication does not guarantee that particular entity's identity absolutely, it just proves that they are the same agent that has previously successfully ...

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ssh shared key authentication asks for password, unless sshd runs with -d option

My client is Ubuntu, and the server is CentOS. I have shared key authentication set up to login from client to server. When I run the server like: sudo `which sshd` -d Everything works as ...
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Basic username-password authentication on gitorious

I recently set up my own server that is supposed to host some git repositories. I installed gitorious there. It is almost perfect. The one thing that I am struggling with right now is how can I make ...
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Add single sign-on into existing web app

Apologies if this isn't the best site, I've search for an answer but can't find anything quite right. I don't actually know the correct terminology I should be using here, so any pointers will be ...
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Can't match up timeout of session and forms authentication in IIS 6

I've got a site running on IIS6. The session timeout in web.config is set to 720. The forms authentication timeout in web.config is set to 720. I'm using SQL Server session state. Despite this, I ...
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HP Command View: Could not find authenticator for Security Domain

I have some HP EVA storage arrays. They are monitored via Command View - the HP management product. Of 8 management servers, a grand total of one will not let me log in using 'domain' credentials - ...
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Authenticating Active Directory Users to Mac OS X Mavericks Server L2TP VPN Service

We have a Windows Server 2012 Active Directory Infrastructure that consists of two domain controllers. Bound to the Active Directory Domain is a Mac OS X Mavericks Server 10.9.3. The server runs ...
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How to place additional access-restrictions on a subdirectory in Apache?

We have a list of "internal" IP-addresses and only allow access to the server (Location /) from that list: <Location /> Require ip x.x.x.x Require ip y.y.y.y </Location> I need ...
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Getting PAM/user info into php - something like Net_Finger instead of a db?

I've got a very small user group who just need to login, upload, check and then move specific files to a different area when ready. Right now, I use the nginx PAM auth module to log them in against ...
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Is there a way for iSeries AS400 sessions not get disconnected or locked

I have to deal with this in a daily basis: For some reason, maybe due to input error, our users get their sessions disconnected from our iSeries AS400 and I have to manually enter the command: ...
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Access domain A while authenticated against domain B [closed]

In my school, there are 2 domains; A (primary) and B (secondary). A contains the resources required by staff and students. Connecting to the wireless network requires authentication with an account ...
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Understanding PAM authentication procedure on FreeBSD with security/sssd

I'm trying to understand what's behaving errantly on my PAM configuration on FreeBSD 10.0 The machine is configured with two different authentication realms, one is the default Unix authentication ...
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authenticating and authorizing linux users kept in mysql database using pam and nss

I am not able to authenticate and authorize users present in my mysql database. If someone can point out where I am wrong it would be very helpful.Following are the steps that I followed. Firstly I ...
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Multiple SSH keys per user on the server

Say I run a server which accepts SSH connections, and being a wise person, I use SSH keys instead of passwords to connect to it. There is one user, webmaster, which has access to and controls the ...
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OpenVPN certificate OR plugin-auth-pam authentication

Configuring OpenVPN server, I can enable either certificate-based authentication or username/password authentication using openvpn-plugin-auth-pam plugin, but not both at the same time. I enable ...
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Unix nslcd login with sAMAccountName and/or userPrincipalName from Active Directory

I'm trying to setup authentication from Active Directory in FreeBSD 10.0 using nslcd (nss-pam-ldapd-sasl package) and would like to allow both sAMAccountName and userPrincipalName as valid login ...
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SMB vs NFS authentication

Can anyone briefly describe me what is the biggest difference between SMB authentication and NFS v.3 authentication? I think that in SMB it is based on user's login and password whereas in NFS it is ...
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SSH authentication between my VPS and Bitbucket fail

I'm trying to setup SSH authentication between my VPS and Bitbucket for configure later automatic deployment via Capistrano (for web projects) and Capifony (for Symfony2 projects) so I follow this ...
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mongodb replication with admin authentication

I have three nodes of mongodb replication set 2 servers have the data and the third is an arbiter 54.83.20.44 : 27017 (primary) 54.197.243.55 : 40000 (secondary) 23.21.148.73 : ...
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How to disable nginx basic_auth for one location but enable it for the rest of the site

I'm trying to get basic_auth disabled for a specific directory (/api/), but still have basic auth for the rest of the site I'm working with. The following is my nginx.conf: server { # base ...
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Pam is unable to make users home directory

I have an ubuntu 12.04 LTS server that is tied to Active Directory. This is a git server running gitlab. Rather than using gitolite it uses the gitlab shell In the logs I notice that every time the ...
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nginx: understanding the purpose of auth_http (IMAP proxy)

I would like to send IMAP client requests to an IMAP back-end via an nginx proxy. According to the the mail_auth_http module, a directive auth_http has to be used in order to authenticate the clients. ...
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Testing NTLM\kerberos against a public url

I am creating a java open source package that makes it easy to connect with httpclient 3.1 to resources that are protected by ntlm v1/v2 and kerberos. I need to test this tool against real world ...
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How to authentifiate webmin user using an exiusting ldap server? [closed]

I would like to authenticates webmin user in my company's ldap. The users are all defined in the ldap but only few of them should have webmin access on a list of sites (1 to 3 on 300 sites). There ...
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Domain PC Logon Server not correct

my production environment I have one parent domain controller three additional domain controllers (ad.domain.com, bjpdc.domain.com, dlpdc.domain.com) and multiple child domain controllers ...
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How to start Mongo daemon with auth support

I want to start the MongoDB daemon with auth support using the Mongo init script: sudo /etc/init.d/mongod start I have also added db users to the database to authenticate. I'm working with two ...
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Java HTTPClient Proxy Authentication

I need to setup a local dev environment behind an authenticated proxy. I'm using Squid as the proxy and have written a java program using Apache Java HTTP client to ensure I can connect outside of the ...
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Create two users with access to privilege level 15 on Cisco IOS

I have a Cisco router running IOS 12.4. What's the simplest way to: have two users (e.g. user1 and user2), each with his own password both of which can log in via telnet remotely both of which have ...
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OpenSSH and PAM authentication using a public key

I'm looking for a way to authenticate users using a public key which is stored in a db (MongoDB). Similar questions usually resulted with a suggestion to installed a patched version of OpenSSH ...
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apache restrict directory based on unix group

I have an apache server hosting a website with three main directories. Currently two of the directories are restricted to a subset of users with a group file. But for the third directory, I need to ...
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freeradius two factor without factor concatenation

I have a cisco router providing an SSL VPN server which is talking to freeradius, which in turn uses pam and two pam modules (sss & yubico) to provide two factor authentication for the VPN. All ...
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dovecot username reformatting / translation

I have usernames in the format user@domain.com and my install of dovecot under virtualmin currently expects and works with the format username.domain . Is it possible to use the settings: ...
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Strange port-by-port connection on SSH git user

I'm facing very strange logs in my /var/log/auth.log. Every single second I can read one or more lines like this: Accepted publickey for git from MY_OWN_IP port 51885 ssh2: RSA ...
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Apache authentication - Exclude paths from <Directory> defined authentication

I currently use the following directives to apply NTLM authentication to our Drupal installation, but I need to exclude some paths. I've tried adding directives for the specific paths I want to ...
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Samba Authentication

I know it's going to seem like I haven't done the research here, because I have done it, and I know how many related questions and tutorials there are. I have read every tutorial I can find online for ...
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Is it possible to create ssh socks server with authentication required?

I was looking at this question while I was trying to find a good socks server for linux that would be easy to configure. The following command works fine: ssh -f -N -D 0.0.0.0:1080 localhost I ...
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Network device failing to access groups from Active Directory

Occurs only for only 1 user , when TACACS+ tries to authenticate and retreive groups it fails, according to logs authentication is a success but fails when retreiving groups with error, "24027 Groups ...
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will hosting provider have access to my dedicated server?

I am looking to buy a dedicated server for my web application.But I am concerned about security to my application code and who can access to my server even dedicated server.As hosting provider ...
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Error 4673 audit failure filling security logs

I have an isolated desktop computer in my office that I run weekly security audits on. I check the logs for odd behavior then export and clear them out. The logs are filled with "Audit failure ...
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Windows Authentication KRB5KRB_AP_ERR_MODIFIED

Let me preface by saying, I've been on this issue for about a week and a half now and I can't figure it out. I think I'm close, but every time I've thought that so far, I was wrong. I've looked at ...
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How to add two-factor authetntication to ssh?

I am trying to add 2FA to sshd using PAM from oathtool package. I want two ways to login to server: publickey and 2FA, or password and 2FA So far I managed to add 2FA to publickey authentication, ...
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PIV authentication on redhat

I'm looking for a solution, or set of technologies, (etc) - for setting up a mixed (win 7, rhel 6.5) network with centralized login using smart cards (PIV). I know that this is possible using a ...
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How can I disable sending mail through postfix smtp with out auth

I just setup a mail server with postfix 2.6.6 and dovecot. I have the auth related config in main.cf like below: smtpd_tls_cert_file=/etc/httpd/ssl/mail.crt ...
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How to I authenticate with Dovecot + IMAP + PAM on CentOS?

I set up Dovecot IMAP to use PAM as suggested here: http://wiki2.dovecot.org/PasswordDatabase/PAM PAM/dovecot [root@ip-172-31-15-65 pam.d]# cat dovecot #%PAM-1.0 auth required ...
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Cannot install Perl module Authen::Libwrap

I'm getting this error when trying to install. How can I install it? Webmin depends on it. [root@ip-172-31-15-65 home]# cpan Authen::Libwrap CPAN: Storable loaded ok (v2.20) Going to read ...
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Where do I specify the Bind DN and password for sss+ldap?

I'm trying sssd for LDAP authentication, and while it can show user IDs with the id command, getent group and getent passwd do not show LDAP names, and while I can chown files to ldap users, they ls ...
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Unable to login with Windows Auth on server but can externally IIS 7

I'm running Windows Server 2008 Standard Edition with IIS 7.5. I have TFS 2013 Update 2 installed and for whatever reason I cannot connect to my web site which requires Windows Auth while remote ...
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Samba 4 OpenLDAP authentication issue

What I've done so far Installed DHCP server and bind9 for the local network of clients (the server should act as a gateway) built Samba4 from source with bind9_dlz as dns backend installed OpenLDAP ...
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make nginx not log “no user/password was provided for basic authentication” in error logs

I've added password protection to a lot of my domain via nginx by adding: auth_basic "Restricted"; auth_basic_user_file /usr/ssl/htpasswd; to the nginx vhosts. I log all errors ...
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Postfix, Dovecot - connection from outside, authentication

I want to run postfix + dovecot on my server. I'm doing it for first time. Postfix and Dovecot works on local - I can connect through telnet, and send/receive e-mails using commands. When I try to ...
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IIS / kerberos not prompting for credentials from Mac clients

I have an IIS server (Server 2008R2/IIS 7.5) configured for kerberos authentication. The kerberos authentication works from clients on Windows (IE and Opera both tested), but when I access the site ...