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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How to reuse same digest authentication credentials with multiple acls?

I want to apply different access policies to different groups/acls using Squid, which is what I've done. Now I want to set up digest authentication, but I want to use the same digest credentials for ...
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ModSecurity on Apache (Debian Wheezy), Authentication logging

I am new to ModSecurity, it works great on the server, but I would like to control the way it logs things. For example as I am troubleshooting my website in order to whitelist or correct php coding ...
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Track a machine who is entering bad passwords into a samba3 domain controller

I have a user who is getting its account locked constantly because an other machine is trying to login with an old and bad password and thus locking the user's account... The user doesn't know which ...
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IIS 7.5 - Windows Authetication FQDN

Currently, I have to implement an auto login function for my mediawiki and I have enabled windows authentication on my IIS 7.5. It is working on localhost without any prompt. However, when I tried ...
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Windows 2008R2 Logon Restrictions and LDAP Authentication

We use a Palo Alto firewall (and its GlobalProtect client) for VPN access to our network. The firewall uses LDAP to authenticate VPN logins. I am now trying to setup a user ID for a consultant and I ...
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firefox with ssl two way authentication chains

I fall into a never ending trouble with certificate chains and 2-way authentication on my servers; I'll try to describe the problem as best as I can: I have 2 sites on 2 different servers, ...
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specific IP Attribution with isc-dhcp-server with freeradius authentication

I would like to assign specific address to my clients, regarding their radius authentication. For exemple, user1 (group user) authenticate on radius, dhcp gives him 192.168.1.1 as IP user2 (group ...
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apache authenication - how to supress or bypass for users from within network

I have below conf to allow users from within our company's network to access access the site without userid or password. <Location /> Require valid-user Order allow,deny ...
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Debian Samba share Authentification with RADIUS server

I'm trying to configure Samba (apt-get install samba) to authenticate users using a RADIUS server and i cannot find anything useful. Is it possible ? I tought i could set Samba to use the PAM ...
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Powershell to non-domain machine

I'm writing a small script that needs at one point to connect to a machine that is not a domain member. The machine the script is run from will always be a domain member. I've found that using the ...
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How do you setup pass through authentication for a hyper-v enhanced session?

I have tried the solution on this Technet article but there is no user credentials section in the "Hyper-v Setting" dialog. I have also tried the way I normally setup auto login, when I need it, with ...
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OpenSSH two factor authentication combined with Kerberos / public key

I'm trying to implement two-factor authentication for OpenSSH. The environment is Centos 7 (kernel: 3.10.0-229.1.2.el7.x86_64) with OpenSSH_6.6.1p1, OpenSSL 1.0.1e-fips 11 Feb 2013. We have Active ...
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SSH 'Permission denied' on one host but not on another even though they're the same using the same keys

Both Server A and Server B has the same private keys under /root/.ssh/id_rsa. Both public keys are on the git repo. Both have the same sshd_config and ssh_config. However one gets Permission denied ...
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IIS Windows Authentication - Change Password at next login

I have set windows authentication and forms based authentication (FBA) in IIS for my web application. I added users to windows so they can login using the windows prompt. I set the checkbox to force ...
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Single row user security in MS SQL 2008 R2

I have a SQL Server 2008R2 question regarding making a single row in an odd way. situation: I have a student records database in which ~ 100 students might in-process in a given day. They enter a ...
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Mac OS X Server authenticate Samba agains external LDAP

Here's our current situation; We have 2 networks that are connected to each other with a router. The first network in an Microsoft Active Directory based network. The second network is an Apple Mac OS ...
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sudo apt-get update change config files for puppet?

I booted up 3 vm in linuxmint. 1 puppetmaster and 2 puppet. 2 days ago I could run "sudo puppet agent --test" in both of the client without a problem. Today I was installing meteor in one of my ...
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mod_wsgi authorization with Django users from postgres database

I am trying to protect a url path with basic auth and want to use the users from my Django application which are stored in a Postgres database. The user app is allowed to access this database, the web ...
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Windows server 2012 R2 - delay before certificates start working

I have this weird unexplained delay before the certificates i put in my servers start actually working it goes something like this: I add the certificates snap-in to mmc to manage the computer ...
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ssh via public key authentication for users administered with NIS

I'm experimenting with using NIS for centralizing the user management for a network of approx 20 servers. I've got an NIS client and server working, and can ssh to the client machine and successfully ...
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Why is SSH password authentication a security risk?

Most guides for OpenSSH configuration advise to disable password authentication in favor of key-based authentication. But in my opinion password authentication has a significant advantage: an ability ...
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Is it possible to delegate AD FS admin functions via a web interface? [closed]

I am looking at IAM for a SaaS application. The application will have client organisations accessing it and each organisation will want to manage their own users, permissions and roles. Of course only ...
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Stormpath and saltstack

Does anyone use stormpath to authenticate against user/password with saltstack? Instead of creating new users and/or getting it from db, I was wondering if someone is using stormpath to get the ...
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LDAP authentication fails

I try to set up an LDAP directory that will allow me to authenticate Debian users. Once the configuration of the LDAP server and PAM files is done, the authentication fails. I think the client doesn't ...
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Authenticate in Apache via System Account

I currently have my apache server to authenticate via a password file created from htpasswd. Configured as such: AuthType Basic AuthName "Secured Site" AuthUserFile "/etc/apache2/users.passwd" How ...
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How can I clear cached domain credentials?

Related: How can I enable domain authentication over wireless in Windows 7/2k8? To test the domain login over wireless connection feature I'm trying to set up in the above question, I need an ...
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LDAP with SSSD: force user to change password - 'ShadowLastChange' not working

I have CentOS6, with LDAP user authentication, using OpenLDAP and SSSD. I'm trying to force user to change the password. According to this ServerFault question I tried to set ShadowLastChange to 0, ...
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LDAP authentication - avoid duplicate uidNumber

I have just successfully configured OpenLDAP Users authentication in a single CentOS6 box, based on SSSD. Took some time and many trials, but it's working. Now, I want to start adding users. I'm ...
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Authenticating OpenBSD 5.6 to Windows server 2008R2 active directory?

How do I make openBSD to authenticate to Windows server 2008R2? I currently have installed Identity Management for Unix (IDMU). Also I have installed login_ldap in openbsd. but I dont know what to ...
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libpam-ldap or libpam-ldapd?

I'm setting up LDAP authentication on my personal VPS, and Ubuntu has two packages for the same purpose: libpam-ldap and libpam-ldapd. Which should I use?
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Group Policy and Internet Explorer's Site to Zone assignment issues?

We are using GPO to apply Site to Zone assignements for our users so that we can add some specific addresses into their Internet Explorer's Intranet and Trusted zones. Using the Site to Zone GPO ...
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IIS 7.5 Windows authentication not working externally

I'm trying to connect to a asp.net website we have created. It uses Windows authentication and it denies access to non authenticated users web.config: <authentication mode="Windows" /> ...
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phpMyAdmin: #1045 - Access denied for user 'root'@'localhost' (using password: YES).

I am getting in phpMyAdmin the famous #1045 error: Access denied for user 'root'@'localhost' (using password: YES). This is my /etc/phpmyadmin/config.inc.php: /** * Server(s) configuration */ $i ...
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phpMyAdmin doesn't allow users to log on [closed]

When the auth_type is set to cookie, phpMyAdmin won't allow anyone access. Putting the same credentials we are trying on the form into the config file works. Does anyone have any ideas what could be ...
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How to failover to local account on a cisco switch/router if radius server fails?

I have the following configuration on a switch that I testing for RADIUS authentication: aaa new-model aaa authenticaton login default group radius local aaa authentication enable default group ...
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Open NetApp CIFS Share

I have a CIFS share on a NetApp device. I want this share to be completely open to any user/computer on the same network. I don't want any authentication (domain, workgroup, etc) required; no ...
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SSH authentication based on existing OpenVPN tunnel

I have a single CentOS server, and several Windows clients that should connect to it, from remote. I've successfully setup OpenVPN (with Public Keys), with which the clients connect to the server; and ...
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IIS using ADFS/Saml to Authenticate

Does anyone know if there is a ADFS/SAML Identity Provider for IIS7? Example workflow - the user will go to the directory /private and it will redirect to the provider to login and back if the user ...
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Permission Denied (Publickey) from OS X to Ubuntu

I know this question has been asked more than a few times, but I can't work it out on my machine and I feel like I have tried everything. I want to log into my ubuntu machine with ssh using a public ...
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authentication error on WS2012 (trust relationship failed)

Given the following lab setup: HOST1 on Windows Server 2012 R2 (host running Hyper-V, joined test.local domain, static IP) DC1 on Windows Server 2012 (VM under Hyper-V on HOST1, AD and DNS roles, all ...
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CentOS requires entering password twice for sudo, login

At every login or sudo prompt, the server always rejects the password when it is first supplied, but accepts it the second time. I found this thread which describes what seems to be the same problem, ...
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how to use ldap user account on samba share?

I have ldap user existing on ldap server. And now I want to authenticate that user on samba share to give permission for share folder. How that is possible that Ldap user act as samba user using some ...
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How to get Microsoft license authentication for all machines on a network?

We have a small network (~150 desktops, ~20 servers) much of which is Linux. MS keeps wanting to audit our MS products every 3 years or so. I really don't have time to go around to 80-90 desktops and ...
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connect server via ssh using ldap account anywhere

I'm new in using openldap I'm using centOS7 to be my openldap server my question is, can I login server via ssh using ldap account without any client settings? something like when I done setting ...
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SSH-FTP Authentication Fail and MySQL Database Error on Debian VPS Until Reboot

The last few days I'm having an issue with a VPS which is part of a cluster setup. The VPS with the problem is used as a MySQL and a nameserver. All other machines in cluster behaving as should. I ...
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IIS6 windows authentication failure in secondary domain

Technical Setup We have a website set with no anonymous access on a webserver (webtest.work.local), and making use of two hostheader values (with appropriate DNS entries created): 1. ...
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Server denied check_authentication after migration of Drupal

I just moved a drupal website from one server to another. On the original server the site was set up directly in apache. On the new server, i have a docker layer in between: The machine runs a debian ...
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Windows domain authentication using HOST files

I am currently setting up remote office PCs running Windows 7 Professional to authenticate back to a domain controller running Windows 2008 R2 in the headquarters. Is it possible to simply define the ...
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Disable authentication for HTTP OPTIONS method (preflight request)

One recurring problem with CORS is that the spec prescribes request headers get stripped from the preflight request (HTTP OPTIONS). However if the server requires authentication, this means the ...
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How to set auth_basic for one file in NGINX? [duplicate]

Here is my config: server { #... location ^~ /wp-login.php { auth_basic "Restricted"; auth_basic_user_file /var/www/.htpasswd; } ...