Login, or logon, meaning to authenticate with a computer.

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Does WinPE have a default Administrator password?

If so, what is it? And if it does not, how can I set it when configuring my WIM?
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SQL Server login for other domain user with the same name

Due to some circumstances I had to dis-join from the domain Windows Server 2012 R2 based machine with SQL Server 2014 Business Intelligence Edition installed . Let's call it 'mydomain.local'. Then I ...
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How to maintain login status with 2 websites in same server?

I've set up two gerrit servers for my department based on apache. With port 8660 and 8088 seperately. But i found that, when some one log in 8088, 8660 will log out automatically, vise visa. How can ...
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Windows 10 domain login (auth) to local account [closed]

I was a bit unsure how to phrase the title to this question so apologies for any confusion. This is a lab environment (higher ed) with ~300 machines. We are upgrading our image to Windows 10 this ...
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create user without password in ubuntu with su access?

I am trying to create a user with su access on centos. I followed the instructions from this post. but NOTHING worked. I want to login using su test_user steps: sudo adduser test_user (No prompt to ...
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W7 Login to Secure Sites [only] are Very Slow

I hope this is the right place to post this. Have a notebook PC that customer bought with W7 Home, and they brought it to me to have it put on their network. We installed a retail Windows 7 Pro (one ...
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OpenLDAP - How to restrict Debian login to specific groups (posixGroup)?

I'm trying to restrict login to specific LDAP groups in Debian 8. The system is configured to use OpenLDAP (PAM) as authentication method. My goal is to configure the system to allow all local users ...
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Forcing SSH login on Ubuntu 14.04 server not working

I've tried enabling SSH logins in my linux server. It can establish connection just fine trough my private key. I also went to /etc/ssh/ssh_config and edited the following field like this: ...
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Slow logon hang during shortcut policy

I have a problem during logon on Windows 2008 R2 server. Client hang during creation of the shortcut of Internet Explorer 10 Activating the trace this is the result 2015-11-26 15:55:00.708 ...
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How can I force logout of other users with same username

On user login I need to kick all users with same username except for the current one, thus automatically log him out from other ttys. I know that one can kick other users via slain, but not much more. ...
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remote login into windows [closed]

I have Microsoft domain, scccm and enable winRM. When the clients coming into workstation they press CTRL+ALT+DELETE and type his nickname and password to login into system. I sometimes need login the ...
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Account Lockout Mystery

I have a rather frustrating issue involving a single user in Active Directory whose failed logon count on the PDC jumps up to 5 every 10 minutes or so and gets locked out. Now the "mystery" part is ...
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lastLogon vs. lastLogonTimestamp in Active Directory

An employee left the company. I try to find out when his AD account was logged in for the last time - if it was before the dismissal or after. There are these 2 attributes in user properties window: ...
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Enable root to console login only and restrict ssh login for root only

I want to enable root login at the console only, and disable root login via SSH. However other users can still SSH to the server (Ubuntu 14) and even sudo if there part of the sudoers group. I have ...
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phpmyadmin ubuntu 14.04 login with no visible error displayed

I had working Phpmyadmin installed on Ubuntu 14.04 after some mysql installation I also reconfigured phpmyadmin. After that I am not able to login when I login with the root and the correct password ...
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Problems with clients login

I'm using Windows Server 2012 as a Active Directory, DHCP and DNS server.. In the beginning it worked like a charm, but our network is growing fast. Since some weeks, we have problems to login on ...
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Root Login Message

Does anybody have a idea how to do The following on Linux? $ ssh root@<HOST> Please login as the user "ec2-user" rather than the user "root". Not only disable the root login, but show an ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 - Failed login auditing

I am having issue with configuring Auditing on the server in order to catch failed and successful network logins. This morning we found one of our test machines with a strange login on the locked ...
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How to change shell to /sbin/nologin in NIS with ypchsh?

I have a group of machines where logins are managed through NIS. I want to disable logins for certain accounts by setting the login shell to /sbin/nologin. I think ypchsh is the correct mechanism to ...
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Auto root login in Linux servers

I'm trying to execute a test in different Linux server distros (Fedora, Ubuntu, Centos, etc). I know that there is an init system that can allow programs execution after boot (without login). The ...
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No login prompt on tty[1-6] on Ubuntu 12.04.05

After disabling X on startup, no login ttys are offered on the console. I don't see any login prompt in any of the tty[1-6], just a line saying "* Starting Automounter [OK]" I have all the ...
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Can't login to centos after restore

I'm attempting to run a restore from backup of a test centos server that I have running on a local machine. The server is mimicking the same backup procedures we have running on another server, and I ...
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any problems with UseLogin yes? /(workaround on no system information safe?)

this is about the system information, shown to the user after login on an ubuntu-server. by default, an ubuntu-server is showing you system information, when logging in, such as the servers ...
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how ssh to differenet hosts on same network easily

we have a lot of servers on the same network, 11.12.13.0/24. I have to ssh to several server a day quite often. Right now I do like this: ssh user@11.12.13.3 ssh user@11.12.13.32 ssh user@11.12.13.56 ...
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Why can't PuTTy login to server after sshd_config “PermitRootLogin: no” change?

I following these steps to improve more security in my webserver: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EuIYabZS3ow I set in /etc/ssh/sshd_config PermitRootLogin no But now I can't login through PuTTY! ...
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login failure on Ubuntu 12.03 when user exists and correct password entered

I manage an IT lab for students.I am experiencing this weird problem on some of our computers in the lab that i can login on some of the computers and can't login on some of the computers. These ...
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Server 2008 Unable to load user profile

So I have a RDS deployment on a virtualized Server 2008 install. Yesterday I ran into an error where users would get the message "The user profile service failed the logon - User profile service ...
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Require username and password to be required when logging into workgroup server

We have installed Windows Server 2008 R2 Server as Workgroup server. We have created users. When users log on from another computer on the local network their username and password is saved on that ...
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Login Failed from IIS website

I have a two servers in a lab not using ActiveDirectory, ServerA holding a website and ServerB holding the SQL Server DB. The website C# code is trying to connect to the DB and is getting a strange ...
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Cannot login to RHEL6 server as any user except root - Says home directory cannot be found and shell permission is denied

As the question above states, I have a RHEL 6 server that is designed for SSH access, with root unable to login through SSH by design. When I am at the server locally I can login as root, but only as ...
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In the output of `last`, what does suffix “.d” after an IP address mean?

In order to find out who was logged in recently on my server I am using the command: There were logins from very strange IP addresses e.g.: username@pc:/home/user$ last username pts/16 ...
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How to find difference in sending passwords to ProFTPD

There is a CentOS Server with proftpd installed, that works for a long time. Now I create a user the right way as the last time and check it with ftp command on windows CMD and it works. ...
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503 error when trying to login joomla 3.3.1

I'm facing a strange issue on joomla and would need help to solve it : The frontoffice side is working fine but when trying to log in backoffice, I get a HTTP 503 Error : [Wed Jul 29 ...
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SSH connection refused/error message

I have a systems which has multiple users but only few selected users are allowed to login to the system at a given time through SSH (or otherwise). I am using "passwd -l/-u" command to lock and ...
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Lock screen doesn't remember username

On Windows Server 2008 R2, when I lock the machine, when I return, the Logon Screen screen doesn't remember my username: I definitely still have a session, because when I log back in, it remembers ...
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Login Page Throws 401 with Forms Authentication

I've seen this question a few times on the internet, but no answer I've yet seen has solved my problem. I have forms authentication enabled in my application and anonymous access has been denied: ...
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OS X (Yosemite) auto login on remote desktop

I have configured my VNC server on my iMac using the "Share Desktop" feature. I'm trying to access with Ubuntu default's client Remmina. I'm currently trying to access as a view-only client but it's ...
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SSH login asks for password

This is the first time I'm trying to set up a VPS, so please bare with me. I've followed the steps of Digital Ocean to create a droplet. I'm using Cloud9IDE for the development of my app. The steps ...
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Windows 7 pro- Normal boot up, but slow network login

got a question I'd like a little advice on. I have a user on out network who's got a laptop that boots up at a normal speed to the login page, but once he enters in his login credentials the system ...
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User Unable To Login Remotly

When we configure a computers, we always connect it to our company domain after we add the user into our AD. So the next time we reboot the system we can login with the user credentials since we join ...
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(Windows 7) Have Log on screen show local user “Tiles” and “Other”

I have a domain running windows 2008 R2. In one lab (running Windows 7 SP1) I want to be able to manage them using Group policy for the machine, but don't want the users to have to type in a network ...
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802.1x Login Window profile fails because it “can't prompt for missing properties”

I'm trying to configure a TTLS 802.1x Login Window profile on OS X 10.10.1 Yosemite. The profile has been installed (via MDM) and the login window now shows (above the username/password input boxes) ...
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Windows welcome screen delay

I'm having an issue with 50+ laptop/desktop machines. When the user logs into the machine with a wired/wireless connection it usually takes up to 5 minutes to get past the "Welcome screen" on Windows ...
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Auto login in Windows Server 2012

I have a server which I connect to with remote desktop connection. I have defined auto login for a particular user. I also have scheduled a batch script to run after logon for that user. However, ...
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Windows Client Auto Logon After Logoff

I've seen this done before and I'm trying to figure out how it was accomplished now that I've had the opportunity thrown in my lap. Or more like it was placed there by me since I saw an opportunity to ...
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how to check that the shell is not set to either /sbin/nologin or /bin/false [closed]

Trying to follow this solution: https://serverfault.com/a/384811 But couldn't follow these final steps: "also, check that the shell is not set to either /sbin/nologin or /bin/false, which would also ...
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Windows 8.1 No picture password option, despite enabling in policies

I want to enable picture logon to domain-joined Windows 8.1. However in Settings > Accounts > Sign-in options, there is no option for that, but unhelpful "Some settings are managed by your system ...
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Configure startup programs for a user AD-wide

Sorry if this has been asked before, neither the search feature here, or Google was of any help. I'd like to configure startup programs for my own AD user that run whenever I login on any computer in ...
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How to lock out normal (non-admin) users during software installs?

We have a lot of thin clients running Windows Embedded Standard 7 and an SCCM 2012 R2 server to manage them. The thin clients have their write filters enabled (FBWF) so machine changes are not ...
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Is there any reason for those network sign-ins? [closed]

What I mean by that is, when you connect to a public place's WiFi hotspot, you can log in without a password, but then you have to go to the browser and click a button to log in. Is there any reason ...