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

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Windows login remembering the wrong last user

I have a PC running Windows 7, and use domain profiles for login. The group policies are set to remember the last user who logged on. The problem I am having is that the login screen always shows ...
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Centos: rsyslog blocks sshd and also local login if selinux is active

I have a very curious problem on an centos 6.5(now 6.6) machine. After an update between june 11th and october 21th the trouble begins (packages: http://pastebin.com/gXvaycLL). After a restart in ...
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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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Windows Server 2003 terminal server extreme logon times

For the past week my users have been experiencing extreme logon times. They are generally in the 20 minute range or more. I will lay out my research below to see if anyone may know how to find the ...
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Very long log in times for roaming user

I have had a roaming user on my network that occasionally experiences crippling log on times, upwards of 40 minutes sometimes. After fighting with it for a month and learning what I can of this ...
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Remote server lost login information during puppet deploy

Let me discuss some background on how this situation came to be first. Skip the first paragraph if you're not interested in the details. I am in a committee in my study community that manages said ...
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Slow logon via Remote Desktop to Server 2012 and Smart Card service errors

When I logon my Server 2012 R2 server via Remote Desktop it sits at the logon screen for 10-20 seconds before logging me in. Once logged in I found the following three errors in the Windows System ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 Freezes at Login

We have a Windows Server 2008 R2 install on our company desktop server which has been working fine for the last 3 years (with regular updates) Recently, we restarted our server (due to slow file ...
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no record of login thru phpseclib

I am having a strange problem. I am using phpseclib to communicate with one of our server server - 10.0.0.2 my pc client - 10.0.0.1 I am accessing it via 10.0.0.1 when i hit "last -n 10" i cannot ...
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Failed logons not being audited Server 2008r2

We recently configured advanced auditing on our Windows Server 2008 R2 domain and now the domain controller is not displaying failed user login attempts. There are some 4625 login failures, but none ...
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Locked out after installing a bash without executable bit

After scp-ing a shellshock-patched bash binary to an openSUSE 12.2 Linux VM and replacing the login shell with it, no user can log in via ssh or the console. As it turned out, the executable bit got ...
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AWS: how to log into management console in browser via *username*/password, NOT via *email*/password?

For years, I have had a personal AWS account (for developer purposes) in which I've created various EC2 instances at different times. Today, one of my clients has asked me to log into his AWS account ...
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Centralize way to prevent interactive logins

I have an Ubuntu server that is used for two primary purposes for my students: To hold on to files that students need to temporarily upload for my assessment (ie: I give them an input image, and ...
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Logon attempts - Tons of failure audits in Event Viewer on Domain Controller (Server 2003)

This is what the event looks like, under Security logs. There are tons of them. Is someone trying to brute force the network? This server is also used as a terminal services server.. Thanks any advice ...
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when ssh from mac to ubuntu server, it will be added to hosts.deny

information I asked the same question in stackoverflow.com and was told that this would be a better place to ask. I'm running an Ubuntu Server 13.10. I can connect to it using SSH from any computer ...
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Problems with AD login - Mac

So unfortunately, this problem occurs commonly, but not consistently enough to reproduce. We have Macs running 10.9 joined to a remotely managed Active Directory. However, it seems that every once in ...
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Unable to Logon to server after deletion to domain and using the same name to a different server

Here is what happened. i have a server named TEST01 which is already joined to a domain. Then, i installed a new server with the same name, deleted TEST01 to domain and re-add it for the new server ...
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Is it possible to allow saved passwords for remote desktop in a domain environment?

I have checked the "remember password" and every single time, even if it connects correctly after I type a password and check the box, it does not allow subsequent logins using the stored password, ...
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Event_ID 4625 Failed Logon on WinServ2012 Ess

I have been trying to wrap my head around this for a whil, but can't seem to find a solution. I have seen many alike questions here and in other fora, but none match my situation. All other threads ...
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Warning session start - cannot send session cache limiter - headers already sent

I'm having a slight problem and I hope you may be able to help me. I'm not a programmer or a coder but I just want to fix some troubles with my project. Here is the context. I need to install and use ...
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How do I output the previous logged in IP's during an SSH login to my ubuntu server?

I have Ubuntu 12.04 installed and everytime I log in, I would like to see the previous IP addresses that logged in to my server. How would I go about doing this? I have fail2ban installed already.
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Remote login terminal

I have an unusual request. I have a box - running Fedora 19 - that I'm using as a server. I have a crappy Atom netbook - also running Fedora - that isn't good for anything. I was wondering if there is ...
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2008 R2 RD Gateway remote connection issue

When a user attempts to connect to their computer from a remote client using RD Gateway the connection fails if their active directory account specifically limits them to their computer but allows ...
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Constantly getting hacked (server 2008 R2) [closed]

A quick summary on the events from the last 2 weeks: We noticed that our SQL Server was becoming unreliably slow. This is a critical machine that's used by one of our local supercomputing groups to ...
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How to use SSH for web application login?

Is it possible to hook a web application's login to an SSH server? I'd like to have access to a web control panel hooked to an SSH user group. They could use the same password for the control panel ...
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Users randomly unable to log into certain computers

I have an issue where users are randomly unable to log onto a certain computer. We have Windows Server 2003, and XP for the clients. The error that appears is the generic "Wrong username or bad ...
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Consistently slow domain logins / folder redirection

I've been trying to diagnose slow logins to my domain. One of my first stops was Domain login very slow 10+ minutes. So far I've been able to tell it has to do with my policy that applies folder ...
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user cannot log on even after password reset

I have a user that cannot log on, even after reseting the password. It allows the user to 'Change password at first log on' but then does not let the user log in. The only error that displays is the ...
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Cannot log in to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS server after enabling root login for SSH via PermitRootLogin

When trying to log in as root (with public key) to an Ubuntu 14.04 LTS box, the OpenSSH server will just say Server refused public-key signature despite accepting key! I have enabled root login by ...
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How can one automatically logon to multiple user accounts in Windows 2008 R2

We are running a Windows 2008 R2 Terminal Server. Currently, we have local admin accounts created, one for each client that runs our software (SiteA, SiteB, etc). We need these user accounts to auto ...
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Red Hat 6.5 - Login Errors After Security Hardening

I followed the information below, however, it is strangely blocking me from entering a password upon entering the login prompt on the server: To configure the system to lock out accounts after a ...
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how to limit multiple login in softether vpn server for openvpn clients?

I have a softether vpn server.for all account of a group, I want to limit multiple login to 1 user per account. I have set the group's security policy like this : "maximum number of multiple logins = ...
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Display a message to all users before logging in

I have a few public access computers. Is there a way, as soon as someone logs on, to have a popup that shows our policy text with an agree button on the bottom? And refuse to let them log in if they ...
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Foreman 1.5 installation. Empty admin password, no login

I've just installed foreman 1.5 from rpm on centos 6.5 and I get the login webpage but the default admin user doesn't work. The password hash is empty and I get the following during installation: ...
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How can I force a mac mobile account user to be logged out or locked out when their LDAP account is disabled?

I have a FREEIPA LDAP server and a Mavericks Client. I have bound my Mac to my ldap and created a mobile account. What I want is when someone is disabled it logs out the user or locks the screen.
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Clients slow to login with cached credentials off-network

Frustratingly enough, I can't remember what to search for online to fix this issue. So I humbly ask ServerFault to help slap the knowledge back into me. I have a few users (not all) that tend to ...
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What can I do to fix missing start menu/desktop icons for a domain user?

I'm having a problem with one user account in my domain. The domain controller is Server 2008 R2, with Win7 clients. The user's password expired, so she went through the process of changing it. We ...
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Sending an e-mail in Windows 2003 on logon

We have a requirement to send an e-mail to a specific address when any user logs on. This is on a Windows 2003 server, does anybody know or can point me in the right direction on how to do this? I ...
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proftpd gives 'login incorrect' error

I have had proftpd installed for a while now but since today I can not sign into the ftp server. I keep getting the error 530 login incorrect. I restarted proftpd in debug mode and got the below ...
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NTopng - Unable to start HTTP server on port 3000 - Can't login to web gui

I can access NTop via IP:3000 though the default login/pass doesn't go anywhere, just a refresh. And when running "ntopng -v -G /var/run/ntopng.pid -i 1 -s" I get: [HTTPserver.cpp:350] HTTPS ...
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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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How do i change the global login shell on a unix system?

I want to set the login shell (the shell they get when they log in) of all existing and future users. The correct way to change the login shell seems to be chsh. But this only allows me to change the ...
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Fixing “Could not chdir to home directory” on a homeless user

Basically I created a new sudoer without a home directory (adduser --no-create-home), but now, everytime I login with it I get prompted with a "Could not chdir to home directory: No such file or ...
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Apache + PAM + Winbind slow logins

Since upgrading our old Debian Lenny server to Ubuntu 12.04, we've noticed intermittent slow or failed access to Apache. Many or most web requests work fine, but occasionally, a Subversion client ...
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denyhosts ignoring /etc/hosts.allow

I'm running Ubuntu 13.10 (not LTS, I know...). I have denyhosts installed. I have /etc/hosts.deny and /etc/hosts.allow. I've added 2 IPs to hosts.allow (home + work). However, whenever I sign in from ...
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How does a hosting company change a file on a vserver without logging in?

In my virtual server, ssh is not on port 22, I don't allow login with passwords, and I don't allow root logins. Recently, the server was not responding. My hosting company told me that my Apache ...
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Is it possible to authenticate Outlook users with certificates on RPC over HTTPS?

I would like to understand the possibility to limit access from Internet to Exchange (RPC over HTTPS in Outlook) by requiring the machine or user to present a client certificate (before the login ...
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Log In failed for user error 18456

I have two servers. Both of the servers have two different database that will be joined together using SQL Server Agent. However, during this activity SQL Server is throwing a Log In Failed Error. ...
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Linux Monthly Login Report

Is there a command to find out if anyone logged into a machine as one of the System IDs (bin, sshd, rpc, etc)? I've tried last, faillog, ausearch and aureport (this has worked the best), but I'd like ...
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Intel AMT gives 401 Unauthorized when trying to login

I'm trying to get AMT working on a brand new DQ77KB motherboard. I've followed this setup guide but I can't login to the web interface (http://[IP]:16992) or though the KVMControlApplication.exe. Both ...