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

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mysql tunnel restrict server login

We currently only allow external mysql access by using ssh tunnels (with a variety of read only/write/admin users) with each end-user having a different user login on the server. Is it possible to ...
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Login timeout for domain-connected laptops

I have Windows 7 laptops that are in the domain network, but are brought home with techs in case they need to work remotely. Login times for those laptops are extremely slow when they are not ...
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How to override a user's UID coming from an LDAP directory?

I am trying to setup Linux logins for users in an LDAP directory. The directory contains users which have a UID under 1000 and I believe this is causing problems with logins to those accounts as UID ...
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Are there issues with making a ldap database group readable?

I'm managing several CentOS 6.5 machines using ldap and kerberos for user accounts and authentication. I want to back up the ldap database as well as other root owned files stored on server1 to ...
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Modify the Windows failed logon message

Is there a way to modify the message that the user sees following the entry of an insecure password, whilst changing/resetting their password, on Windows 7 / 2008 Server machines? Basically, the ...
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Limit su attempts

Is there a way to limit the number of su attempts from a user? For example, malicious user gets into a user login that has su access. Repeatedly runs su to try to gain superuser access. This ...
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monitoring CAS login system

I have a CAS (Central Authentication System) that uses ADFS to authenticate user. First user go to a webapp, click login, which redirects it to CAS. If user is authenticated, it redirects back to ...
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User that can only logon with ssh keys, not password

I'm trying to create a user on a Linux box that can only log on via ssh with a key specified in authorized_keys. The user should not be able to log on via password, neither via ssh nor locally at the ...
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HotSpot: Session Failed after Login with Phone Embedded Browsers

Some phones have their embedded browser when they are connecting to HotSpot. (For example in iPhone (iOS) or Windows Phone 8.1). The problem is after login into these browsers (with embedded browser),...
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Mysterious case of automatic logon without the registry settings that ought to trigger it

This question has an overlap with programming, but I think it primarily belongs here. I'm building an elaborate script in AutoIt that switches on autologon so that multiple unattended reboots are ...
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What do the OS X authorization mechanisms actually do?

Background  I'm trying to glean a better understanding of the OS X login process, in order to decide the best way for achieving VPN Single Sign On. Please do correct me if I'm wrong, but I believe ...
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Login as domain user fails in Linux

Using pbis, joined a Linux (Ubuntu 14.04) node to the domain successfully. # /opt/pbis/bin/get-status LSA Server Status: Compiled daemon version: 8.2.1.2979 Packaged product version: 8.2.2979.68390 ...
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Nagios 3.2.3 Core web interface login via LDAP using full names for username

First off I've never done any Nagios or LDAP configuration in the past and I've been sort of dumped into this as is so often the case so forgive my inevitable ignorance regarding these things but I've ...
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How can I maintain a network connection with no users logged into a workstation

EDIT 1 - This is still an issue for us, and I thought I'd bring up the topic of preinstalled software, notably Intel Wireless Manager. I have a feeling this is at the very least contributing to the ...
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linux + cant access as user + could not open session

in my Linux machine - red-hat I successfully to login to different users as the following su - userC [machine@Linux ~]$ pwd [machine@Linux ~]$ /Users/userC but only in one user I get the ...
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WordPress behind haproxy: $_POST being reset

So here's the sitch: Load balancer (haproxy) delivering to 3 web servers and a database server, 5 servers in total with memcache sessions being shared between the web servers. I can confirm that ...
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To create a scheduled task which can execute without user logged on --using vbscript

I need to execute a file on a remote machine without logging into the machine. I created scheduled task for the same. PFB the code snippet scheduled_task = "schtasks /Create /S <> /SC nologon /TN ...
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SQL Server 2008 R2 Temporary Login Issue

We have a mature SQL Server 2008 R2 server, being used from many C# web applications, each with connection pooling. Last night, all web applications lost the ability to login to the database for 6 ...
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Domain member server causing continuous login failure for Administrator account

One of our domain member servers keeps producing continuous login failures (caught in Event viewer via Audit Policy) almost every minute. Here's a typical failure log (names & IPs obfuscated): ...
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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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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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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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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.