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IIS 6 prompts for creditials when on server, but not from client

I have a MOSS 2007 farm running on windows server 2003 R2 64 bit and IIS 6. When I try to connect to the farm locally on the server, no matter what site, CA or any of the SharePoint web apps I get ...
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PKI user certificate credential roaming works on Windows 7, but not on XP SP3

We have implemented credential roaming for user certificates on our domain. Everything is set up per Technet in Certification Authority and Group Policy. User certificates are roaming correctly, but ...
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Automatically refresh credential after password change

Lets say we have around 300 Windows XP machines on our ActiveDirectory domain that are used for processing something. Each has an account which is patterned on the machines name. As these are ...
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Strategies for protecting third party PHP web app config files

I'm interested in comments and strategies for protecting PHP config files, particularly those with Db credentials. The stock advice, set the file extension to *.php, is fine as far as it goes, but it ...
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sbs2k3, how do I properly setup ad sites/subnets so vpn user can authenticate to sbs share?

just setup site2site vpn, hardwarebased. site 1 winxp, site2 sbs2k3. site 1 192.168.1.0/24 site 2 192.168.0.0/24 site 2 user can authenticate into site 1 xp computer network share using local user ...
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Securing database credentials in automated deployment of nodes

In a situation where you're deploying nodes (e.g. amazon ec2), what are the recommended best practices for securing things like credentials to other resources? Without solving for scale, we might ...
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Why can a user grant themselves the Log On As A Service right?

This article describes the (relatively laborious) steps you should go through to grant an Active Directory user the Log On As A Service right. However, if I install a service and manually specify my ...
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Wget: Is there a way to pass username and password from a file?

Is there a way to pass the username and password from a file instead of the command line via --user and --password? Background: I want to run wget via cron and don't want the username/password show ...
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Server 2008 Group Policy controlled workstations?

We currently have around 35 workstations on our network each connected to our Server which is running as a domain controller, DNS server and file server. We are an animal hospital which means there ...
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debian: add user mysql to group www-data - how to take effect?

i add the user mysql to the www-data in /etc/group, is it really necessary to reboot to take effect?
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Why doesn't VisualSVN enforce credentials correctly?

I have a svn repository that is managed by VisualSVN. I have created a new group and added two new users to that group. When i attach this group to an existing repository and set the rights to ...
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openldap 2.4.11 - bdb_dn2id: get failed: DB_NOTFOUND: No matching key/data pair found (-30989)

I am struggling quite a while now, googled a lot and I have not yet been able to figure this - hopefully - simple problem out. I am a beginner in ldap so I might be missing something very obvious ... ...
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mysql and unix users control

Let's say I have two users on my UNIX machine - user1 and user2. I also have two MySQL databases - db1(mysql_user1) and db2(mysql_user2). I want to prevent user1 from connecting to db2 even if it ...
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Authenticate domain-user credentials on unjoined virtual machine?

This question may sound silly, and perhaps a bit insane, but--is there any way to run a process on a machine not joined to a domain using credentials from a user in that domain? In my case, I'm ...
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Using IIS and windows credential to login

on windows 2003, we have a CRM that we have built. i want the login to be with the logged in user on the computer. when i remove the anonymous from the iis i get the popup for username and password. ...
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Using Credentials with network scanners

I'm testing out both Tenable's Nessus scanner as well as eEye's Retina for scanning network devices. I am trying to supply credentials to get deeper, more accurate results, however there seems to be ...
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Outlook's default credential login

I have a Windows Exchange 07 and all my users are using Outlook (2k3, 2k7, 2k10). Every time I need to reboot the server for maintenance, their Outlook lost the connection, but when it's back online, ...
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How do I open firewall ports for Windows file sharing?

This is required for Visual SourceSafe to work. I need to know what ports need to be open to the outside, so Windows file sharing can respond to users in the public internet. Users need to be ...
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Do domain service accounts benefit from cached credentials?

When a domain user successfully logs on to a domain-joined computer, the user's domain credentials are cached so that the user can logon again if the domain controller is unavailable (eg the computer ...
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How to find which services/tasks in a domain are using domain credentials?

I've got an old service account that is attached to an undetermined amount of scheduled tasks and services across 7 or 8 servers. Unfortunately, this account was created by a previous employee who ...
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Can't run powershell start-process with alternate credentials

tI am trying to run a powershell script from another powershell script using alternate credentials. If I run: $cred = get-credentials $localArgs = "/c Powershell c:\myscript.ps1" Start-Process ...
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Specify Credentials to run Powershell Script to Query AD

I want to run a powershell script to query AD from a machine that is NOT on the domain. Basically I want to query to see if there is computer account already on the domain for this machine and create ...
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Windows 7 - Group Policy - Allow RDP Credentials to be Saved

Im trying to use RDP and save my credentials in a file so I dont have to entire it each time I connect. I remember doing it before and it involved changing a group policy setting. What exactly do I ...
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virtualapp/didlogical credential in Windows 7

In the Windows 7 credential manager, what is the virtualapp/didlogical credential for?
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Can't use domain credentials, but server is part of the domain

I have added a server to my domain, but the domain credentials don't work on the server even though it offers the domain at login. The server has an entry in the AD, DNS, and DCHP; any suggestions? ...
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Moving from OpenLDAP/Kerberos to Active Directory

I have a well working setup using OpenLDAP for user information and Kerberos for authentication, but we need to have windows integration too, and for this we have decided that moving into Active ...
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Detecting login credentials abuse

Greetings. I am the webmaster for a small, growing industrial association. Soon, I will have to implement a restricted, members-only section for the website. The problem is that our organization ...
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Avoiding shared accounts on an Active Directory environment

Is it possible to somehow force that one and only one account (in the case the account is shared) is logged to an Active Directory environment at any moment? What we want to do is to discourage the ...
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ByPass credential prompting on drive map - windows server 2k3

I have 2 windows server 2k3 machines - server A and server B, Server A is on the company domain, and Server B is not. I have a need to bypass the credential prompting that happens every time I map a ...
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RDP Connectivity to Windows Server 2003 Servers Intermittently Lost After Date Changes

Connectivity via RDP to our Microsoft Windows Server 2003 web and database servers unpredictably drops at varying points after we change the server dates. It usually occurs when we leave the server ...
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Upstream proxy help!

My scenario is this: My manager wants random unmanaged users who come into meetings to have easy wireless access to the internet. We are running windows server 2003 with AD. The issue is our internet ...
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Windows service running under network credentials doesn't autostart

I have a Subversion Server running as a resident service on a Windows XP Pro machine. That service needs to access a secure network fileshare, so I used the Services->Properties->Log On tab to tell ...
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Unable to specify alterntive credentials using 802.1x wireless connections on Windows 7

Using Windows 7 I am unable to connect to the wireless network using 802.1x settings. I have configured it exactly as in Vista using certificates and checking the use alternative credentials check box ...
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Stumped: Accessing Win2008 from Win2003 — domain or not

Sorry about the odd title, can't think of a good way to paraphrase this one. I have a Win2008 server that is not in a domain. I have two Win2003 machines, one in the domain, one not. All of them ...
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How do we bypass our hosted exchange server's “security feature” that always requires credentials?

I read this post: http://serverfault.com/questions/39537/how-to-stop-outlook-2007-asking-for-credentials-when-using-rpc-over-https However, we don't have control over the back end server. This is ...
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SQL agent job: Use mapped drive with different credentials

I'm running SQL Server 2008 and want to setup an agent job to backup all databases. The machine running SQL Server is part of a Windows domain. The destination for the backup files is on another ...
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Run “Shared Folders” (fsmgmt.msc) as a different user

I am trying to run Shared Folders under a different domain user according to one of user's answer for my other question How do you know who or what is locking a remote file? runas ...