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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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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Samba authentication and LDAP

I have an OpenLDAP server that I use for authentication and authorization for various services. All users are of object type inetOrgPerson and my groups are groupOfNames. Now I want to configure ...
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Setting header based on client certificate

I have Apache running as a reverse proxy for an internal server. Users hitting the proxy are required to use client certificates. On the internal server, there is a web application that can use an ...
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My two-way trust with selective auth seems to behave opposite to a one-way trust

I'm not sure why I'm the only one running into this, I think it's a larger problem with Server 2012 and RDS protocols... With 2008 machines, you can use utilize a one way trust to authenticate across ...
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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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NIS client doesn't see group names

I have added a user to libvirt (id = 504) group on NIS server. On the client when I do group <user>, I get <user> groups: cannot find name for group ID 504 What should I do to get my ...
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Redirect user on SSL authentication failure

I configured a VirtualHost with SSL enabled and SSL client authentication, all of that on apache2 2.2.8 (ubuntu server 8.04). All SSL certificates (CA, Server certificate, Client certificate, CRL) ...
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Apache 2.4 Redundant LDAP Authentication

I'm trying to provide a redundant LDAP authentication to my webserver. ScriptAlias /nagios/cgi-bin "/usr/local/nagios/sbin" <AuthnProviderAlias ldap ldap-one> AuthLDAPBindDN "search@domain" ...
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Authentication issues when clients access domain-joined server from non Samba4 subdomain DNS name

We have an issue we’ve been struggling with for quite some time since we rolled out 10 Samba4 domain controllers at our main office and all remote sites about 3 years ago. Simplified Current ...
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Secure Graphite installation

I think I misunderstand something here. I've installed Graphite with Docker (sitespeedio/graphite) and set a Basic Auth for the Web-Panel. I opened the Firwall for Port 2003 to get in datapoints from ...
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Mac OSX - SSHD partially broken after El Capitan Upgrade

I recently upgraded my firm's Mac Mini device to El Capitan from Yosemite, and encountered several issues during the upgrade. I've gotten most of them resolved but one that's still failing is the SSH ...
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Make a basic auth client authenticate on a digest auth proxy server

My company has a legacy application which needs to connect to the Internet. Unfortunately, our network staff has changed the proxy settings in order to accept digest authentication only, which this ...
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IIS 8.5 Windows Authentication failing for some users

I have an application that was installed requiring Windows Authentication under Windows 2012, IIS 8.5. When certain users use the application, they're receiving a 401 error after the ...
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dovecot userdb passwd-file default_fields uid not expanding %variable

I'm trying to set up a very simple shared mail server, where each 'domain' is a system user, i.e. 'example.com' is a real user with /home/example.com/, a uid of 5001 and gid 'example.com' of 5001. ...
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Dovecot: using a separate passdb per service

Situation: one front-facing server running Dovecot as IMAP/POP3/ManageSieve proxy, a mixture of IMAP servers (Dovecot, Exchange, ...) in the back-end. Dovecot's passdb does lookups against MySQL which ...
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Dovecot not attempting authentication

I am in the early stages of migrating an OS X mail installation (UW imapd/Exim/mbox) to a Ubuntu cloud VM using Dovecot/Exim/Maildir. I am starting simply: Exim is running fine, receiving mail and ...
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Samba: Authenticate only local accounts over AD?

I have a samba server where I create all the linux accounts and corresponding SMB accounts via a application I built. I manage all the permissions for all of our shares via ACL's also using the ...
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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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Juniper SSG-5 different vlans authentication

In my network infrastructur I have 2 companies right now. Every company has it own vlan. For example: Company A 192.168.100.0/24 Company B 192.168.101.0/24 I want to use a shared vlan for all ...
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Samba authentication using read-only LDAP server without samba attributes

I have read-only access to an LDAP server which only stores unix account information (no samba attributes). I’d like to grant the users in the LDAP directory access to the samba shares on my server. ...
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Forefront UAG with SSL/X509 auth for REST API

I'm not a network engeneer, but a software engeneer, so this theme is quite unfamiliar for me. We develop a solution, that consists of a server-side web application (with a rest api), working on java ...
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Authentication Problems with Lync Online Using DirSync/AD credentials

I am in the process of vetting Microsoft Lync Online for use within our organization. I have purchased 2 licenses for testing so far. We will only be using Lync Online Plan 2 and nothing else so we ...
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unknown user in last output

I found a lot of lines (~900) similar to these in the last output of one of my hosts: trustpor ftpd31576 www.trustport.co Tue Oct 1 10:03 - 10:03 (00:00) trustpor ftpd31575 www.trustport.co ...
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How do I enable digest auth for Jetty fronting Elastic Search

We've gotten Jetty running the HTTP front end of Elastic Search with BASIC authentication. We would like to use DIGEST authentication instead, but the Jetty documentation is hard to reconcile with the ...
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Rsyslog : copy with changing the facility

I have saslauthd with save the logs in LOG_AUTH in our rsyslogd server. It can't be changed without recompiling, and I don't want to do that. I would like to see all the LOG_AUTH in LOG_MAIL, because ...
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Apache SSHA password support

Is there any way for Apache to support SSHA passwords? I have a couple of dozens of user passwords in an OpenLDAP server which are encrypted with SSHA (i.e. salted SHA1). No more users are to be ...
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Squid Logs NTLM usernames only for certain requests

Currently I have squid 3.2 setup with NTLM authentication and LDAP Group pulls. I also have MySar running to pull the reports. It seems that the way the logging works is by passing them twice, one to ...
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What does 'http: getaddrinfo*.gaih_getanswer: got type “46”' mean

Today I got an e-mail from logcheck informing me that the following system event occurred. http: getaddrinfo*.gaih_getanswer: got type "46" Indeed, the above message occurs 4 times in ...
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issue with heimdal kerberos in ldap backend

I'm having a bit of trouble getting Kerberos (Heimdal version) to work nicely with OpenLDAP. The kerberos database is being stored in LDAP itself. The KDC uses SASL EXTERNAL authentication as root to ...
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VMM Error: 1604 Cannot Access Virtual Machine Manager

I keep getting the error: You cannot access Virtual Machine Manager server localhost. Cantact the Virtual Machine Manager administrator to verify that your account is a member of a valid user role ...
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How can I password protect an IIS directory with only FTP access?

How can I password protect an IIS directory when I only have FTP access to the server? I can't adjust any IIS settings or add users or anything like that. The answer to: IIS Basic Authorization ala ...
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Reverse proxy with single sign-on and backend authentication modules

Has anyone got any recommendations for reverse proxy software that provides a single sign-on interface to multiple backend websites via various authentication mechanisms? e.g. Login to the frontend ...
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Why isn't Samba authenticating an Open Directory username that arrives in all caps?

I have a Mac OS X 10.6 server that acts as an Open Directory master and allows file sharing from the Open Directory users' home directories. Today, for unknown reasons, it's stopped permitting our ...
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Windows 7 / Windows Vista won't connect to 802.1x RADIUS Server

I've deployed Radius and have no problems connecting with TTLS, PEAP, or MD5 using linux, mac, and windows xp. For Windows 7 and Vista, I'm never prompted with the dialog box to enter username & ...
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Shibboleth SP doesn't redirect, no IdP authentication - Error 403.14 w/ IIS 7.5

I'm trying to get a test server setup as a Shibboleth SP using IIS 7.5 and I'm stuck. I'm using the https://idp.testshib.org/idp/shibboleth IdP but it never asks for credentials or redirects to the ...
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Windows Authentication over site-to-site VPN

We have recently opened up a satellite office about 500 Km away from our main office. The office consists of 2 staff, and some of our office workers make their way out to this office every once in a ...
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have xmpp (ejabberd) server authenticate with existing user database (MySQL)

Let me start off by stating that I know very little about the XMPP protocol or real-time communication in general. I did however manage to set up an ejabberd server with TLS encryption. I have written ...
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Unspecified GSS failure. after setting up krb5/ldap authentication

new here, so I recently setup ldap/krb5 authentication on an centos7.2 vm. Krb5/ldap is working correclty as I can login using ldap user account. However, when I check the logs in the client machine ...
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Why was the previous authenticity of the host ignored?

I'm on Ubuntu 14.04 Desktop. I have just logged into other machine (Ubuntu 14.04 Server) using ssh in one terminal. I'm still connected. When I did scp in another terminal (opened earlier) to move a ...
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Can I allow configure Jenkins to use LDAP authentication while still allowing company github accounts to make commits?

We are running Jenkins CI as a critical application in our organisation. I've recently set up an openLDAP server and I am looking to migrate all of our applications to this over time. The LDAP ...
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Authentification methods for non-public facing websites

We have two different kinds of websites in our company, one of those are public-faced websites where users have to have access without serverbased authentication (anonymous auth.) and other websites ...
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How to configure Apache direct trust for CA signed certificates

I'm working on a corporate network which unfortunately is flat and has led to an interesting security requirement which I'm sure is possible (I just can't figure out how) The corperation has its own ...
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linOTP to openVPN authentication ubuntu 12.04

I am working on a project in which I have to install a one-time password authentication. I have successfully installed openVPN to which I can connect without any authentication. I have installed the ...
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Create user in gitlab without e-mail?

I'm testing out omnibus gitlab on a local VM. After disabling anonymous signup, I tried adding a new user via the /admin/users/new page. It requires I associate an e-mail with the new user account, ...
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Why does svn look for cached credentials in the wrong place when run as a scheduled task?

I run a daily Powershell script via Windows Scheduler under a service account that updates a local svn working copy and commits changes. The svn client is sliksvn and is run by command line only. When ...
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HTTP Requests to directory with Client Certificate Authentication result in 401.2.5 response code?

I am in the process of upgrading a Web Server from Windows 2003/IIS6 to Windows 2012/IIS8.5. So far so good, except for one thing. I have a Web Service that works on the original server, but when I ...
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Can connect to MSSQL 11 with SQL Auth, but can't connect with the same credentials to “import and export” wizard

I'm connecting to a MSSql 11.0.2100 server named "server" with a user named "user" via SQL auth. When I try the exact same credentials in the "import and export" wizard, the connection fails with: ...
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LDAP at IBM XIV

I have problem with authenticating users over LDAP (Active Directory) Windows 2008 R2 on IBM XIV. After troubleshooting I've find out problems caused by polish letters in CommonName ...
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Forms authentication redirects back to login page unless the app pool is recycled

We have an asp.net web app that uses forms based authentication, and we are having an issue with IIS and authentication. You will be able to authenticate for, Im just going to guess here an hour, ...