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Is it possible to preload a user profile from a domain on a workstation that will be disconnected from the DC?

I have a few laptops here that need to have some users profiles preloaded onto them before sending them out in the field so that they can log into them without needing to be connected to the domain ...
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What's the meaning of logging in as “username@mydomain.com:something”

My Windows 2008 R2 machine is joined to a domain. In the logon screen, if I type in "username@mydomain.com:something" as the username, I can still logon properly, what's the meaning of ":something" ...
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CentOS 5.8 - Can't login to tty1 as root after updates?

I've ran a yum update on my CentOS 5.8 box and now I am unable to log into the console as root. Basically what happens is I receive the login prompt, enter the correct username and password, and am ...
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Can I add user accounts to Windows Server 2012 based on Microsoft accounts?

Windows 8 lets me create user accounts simply by the email address of a Microsoft account (aka Windows Live account). Is there someway to activate such a facility in the Windows Server 2012 SKU?
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How could I make a MsAccess Frontend and Mysql Backend more user aware?

I have a distributed MsAccess front-end database which uses a mysql backend. It uses the Windows System DSN ODBC connections to connect to the server. All my Linked tables refer to that ODBC ...
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How common (or uncommon) is using full email address for email login? [closed]

I was hoping you fine folks could comment on your experiences with using a full email address as a login name for an email service vs. using the username (everything before the @domain.tld). I ask ...
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Security issue with ssh on Debian server

I have setup Debian Squeeze on an old laptop to serve as a testbed. I have installed OpenSSH and edited /etc/ssh/sshd_config to use ssh keys and disallow password authentication. I am able, however, ...
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Ubuntu login message not shown for non-root users

I really liked the welcome motd message that gets displayed when I logged in as root into my vps ubuntu 10.04 server. It displays statistics like uptime and systemload and packages to update. ...
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win7 default user login on Domain

I was wondering if there is a way besides in the registry to keep the last username from showing up on a new log in for a win7 computer on a domain. We have a few laptops that keep defaulting back ...
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Added a custom SQL Server login to Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0, getting empty resultsets

At work we have Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 installed and employees use their LAN login to log into CRM's web interface. We've added a SQL Server-based custom login (to the server and db *_MSCRM) with ...
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What service reads /etc/security/access.conf?

I'm trying to get to the bottom of an issue with a non-root user running a cron job and I've stumbled upon /etc/security/access.conf. I have a couple of questions: What service reads this file? Do ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 RDP login paste password

Is there any utility out there that allows me to paste the password in my clipboard to Windows Server 2008 R2 RDP login screen as if I'm typing the characters directly from the keyboard? I login a lot ...
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Enable graphical login in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

Ubuntu has been installed in VMWare using easy install (or something sounding like this). Therefore the OS starts now in text mode and to access GUI I have to type startx. How to enable the GUI with ...
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“Allow logon locally” policy missing on Win XP

My active directory (SBS 2003) domain users cannot log on locally to a given client machine (XP SP3). Logon with the domain admin works. I would like users to be able to logon locally to this ...
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Centos 5.8 cant get past login screen

I think I've messed up my system. I've been using KDE for a while. Recently, I tried to install a software called gnome-connection manager. I downloaded the deb package, converted it to rpm using ...
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Client Address is not showing correct in Event Log

I had enable the Advance Audit Policy Configuration on my Domain Controller. Server OS - Window Server 2008 R2 Standard. Client OS - Window XP Whenever the Domain User enter wrong password for ...
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Replace Windows logon ui (gina) with a win32 application [closed]

Is this possible to replace windows xp logon ui (i mean gina) with a win32 application? I don't talk a about writing a dll and replace it with windows original gina dll, I mean a proper interactive ...
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Barracuda SSL VPN Managing Users

Not really sure if this is the right site to be posting on, but I have a question about my Barracuda SSL VPN. I know there is a built-in user database on the VPN. Is there some way (in my asp.net ...
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What does userinit.exe do?

When Windows starts, by default userinit.exe runs. What exactly does this program do? I know what it does in general - e.g., initiates the logon script - but I am looking for the full details of all ...
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How to you properly invalidate the local cache on a browser?

I'm troubleshooting a problem on my site where a user will authenticate successfully but the browser will load (I believe) the local cache of the page to which the user is redirected. Since it's a ...
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Server 2008 blue screen after login - no desktop

I came into work today to find that our Windows Server 2008 used as a terminal server for the Thin Clients was not loading the users desktops. What I have found out is that when I login via Remote ...
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Silencing Jetty's initial console logging

I've got jetty set up to boot on login using the standard init script in CentOS 6.3 - my problem is that it decides to log a few messages to the console before redirecting it to it's own log files, ...
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Email Administrator on failed login

Is there a way to have the server email me when there is a failed login? I have hundreds of hacking attempts and I'd like to know as soon as it happens. Thanks! <--- Woot! I'm making progress!!!! ...
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Joining to a domain from a DC

I currently received an error from a computer stating that the trust relationship to the domain is not trusted and cannot be verified etc... I was able to log into the system and remove the computer ...
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Samba as a PDC and offline authentication

Say I have a Windows laptop which has been connected to a domain. The domain has a Samba server as a PDC. Now say that I move the laptop outside of the network (the network is completely ...
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Is this server hacked or just login attempts ? See log

Can someone tell what does this mean? I tried a command like lastb to see last user logins and I see some strange logins from China (server is EU, I am in EU). I was wondering if these could be login ...
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Intermittent FTP login issues (Microsoft IIS FTP Service)

I've got a somewhat weird problem which I'm not sure how to troubleshoot. We have a FTP running on a Windows Server 2003 machine using the IIS FTP Service, this is for our clients and is configured ...
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How do I troubleshoot a server I can't get logged into?

This morning I am unable to log into SQL Server because it appears to be busy doing something, so much so that CPU usage is constantly at 98%-99%. I am guessing that something has gone wrong with the ...
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Windows Server 2008 repair logonui.exe

I'm fairly certain some data on my server got corrupted and from a dialog box that popped up I think one of the things that got corrupted is logonui.exe I think this because while the server goes ...
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Setting up a VPN connection before login automatically

Our company's domain controller is located in data center behind the Forefront TMG with a VPN gateway set up. I want my Windows 7 machines to be able to work in an active directory domain ...
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ssh login to strato vserver fails

I recently got problems login into my strato vserver with ssh. Using the mac terminal my Internet-Connection broke up for 1 second. Login in again the server throws back the following error message: ...
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How can I determine the last time an Open Directory network account was used on Mac OS X 10.7 Server?

How can I determine the last time an Open Directory network account was used? I am completing a user/group audit and am looking to identify users that have not used their network account recently.
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a command that tells if a username/password combination is a valid user

I'm writing a bash script, and I need to validate when a user enters their unix username and password, that it's the same username and password they use to login. I was thinking of calling login, but ...
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How to disable ssh keys and log-in using password

I'm having a tricky situation. First I set-up a ssh access through keys and I forgot password for "keys", and then I couldn't connect. I tried to login using another computer, and I thought I would ...
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Disable Server Login upon Updates Reboot

I have a co-located Dedicated Server running Windows 2008 R2. It is a Live server running my sites (wordpress, joomla, etc) I administer it via Remote Desktop. Everytime I do the Microsoft OS ...
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LOGON script won't add first share

I have the following problem: When i run my LOGON_SCRIPT.vbs to add network shares to users of a specific group it skips the first one if the user is part of Kleinkunstig_Users (it will not add the ...
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Active Directory: how to discover failed logins?

I'm in a medium size enterprise environment using Active Directory for authentication etc. Considering if we should activate an account lockout policy for failed login attempts I need to gather ...
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Linux closing connection after successful login

I am working on a server with Debian 5.2.2. Barely having any administrative knowledge with Linux, I think I screwed something up. I used apt-get update and apt-get upgrade to get everything up to ...
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Cannot login at hvc0

Our LDAP server recently crashed and now we are facing problems reaching some of our servers. We have a Xen guest for which the login does no longer work. In the logs, the following error appears. ...
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Event ID 534 logon Failure

Cannot understand why the iuser_{machinename} is logged as in the event as logon failure: The user had not been granted the requested logon type at this machine. Thank you
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Login as “Local System” on Domain Controller?

I installed a backup software program (Retrospect 7.5) running on Windows Server 2008 R2 (a domain controller). When I open it says: Retrospect could not be started under the specified user ...
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Ubuntu 11.04 can't login after fresh install

So i just installed ubuntu server 11.04 and after i rebooted i'm seeing a cli interface asking for my : Ubuntu 11.04 new-host tty1 new-host login: Password: i've tried entering the ...
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Magento - Users unable to login from corporate networks with Bluecoat / F5 Load balancers

Hoping someone has come across this issue before with Magento and corporate clients. We have two clients for our Magento site who both have their internal networks setup using bluecoat security ...
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Cannot connect to server via SSH

I'm running RHEL 6.0, and I accidentally moved the /bin, /boot, /cgroup, console.txt, /data, /dev, /etc to another folder. I think I managed to move these folders back, but now I'm having trouble ...
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OpenFire wont accept admin logins

We've been using OpenFire for a while to run a Jabber server for our company. The other day we went to make an account for a new employee and found ourselves mysteriously locked out of the admin ...
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Can't login to Windows server 2008 (as any user, not even locally, not in safe mode but I have right credentials)

Just from nowhere I can't login to my Windows server 2008 machine. All the services like FTP server or webserver (which I'm actually not using, just remote desktop and FTP) are running. Whatever ...
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Debian Squeeze, bash hangs after successful login

My problem seems to be identical to the question ssh hangs on "Last login" line , but the questions author did not post a solution. So basically: - I can login - I can see the successful ...
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How to override the login process of Gnome/KDE?

I would like to override the login process of my computer such that it could be logged in by a Bluetooth hardware security token instead of the typing username and password. What would I need to do ...
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Accessing network resources via vpn connection failes

I already found some information on this problem here, but I still can't get it to work. Im trying to access some network resources on my server via vpn over the net. Im using a win7 home pc here and ...
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Domain user periodically can't login, but only temporarily?

Ok, this is a strange one that I'm having trouble replicating letting alone solving. I have a user who uses two computers (both XP sp3) on the domain with a roaming profile. She has no problems on ...