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

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DUAL logon to Active Directory & local computer

Active Directory versus local computer logon 1 "windows 7" network logon "active directory" local Right now, we have a PC which accesses the Internet and their internal resources through ...
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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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Outlook 2007 login prompt repeat prompt and exchange 2010

It seems when I first setup a new user in Outlook 2007, a login prompt comes up and asks for credentials. After the account is setup, the login prompt will repeatedly prompt throughout the day and is ...
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Is there a specific name for the “.\” (dot-slash) shorthand used to log onto a Windows machine?

I guess the title just about says it all. And yes, .\, not that obsolete \. thing. For those who don't know, .\ is a shorthand way of saying "this computer"*see "footnote" in Windows at a logon ...
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Skip new Windows 7 user selection and go to login prompt

We've begun our migration to windows 7 and we ran into an interesting issue. When we hit "CTRL+ALT+DEL" we are brought to the "User selection Screen". Normally, this screen will have an icon for every ...
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A single AD user can't log into a single Mac bound to the domain (DirectoryServices error). How can I resolve this?

On our campus, we have about 60 Macs joined to our Active Directory domain. Most users have no problems logging into Macs, as long as their accounts are configured correctly. However, we have one ...
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Login user picture on domain

How can I change the "user picture" for each indivudal user that is displayed during the logon for Windows Vista, 7, 2008, 2008R2 machines throughout a domain?
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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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Which Windows remote connections bypass LSA? What is the definition of a login vs. logon session?

Having been downvoted 4 times for answering in Has windows XP support multiple remote login session (RDP) at a time? that Windows XP supports multiple remote login sessions (the question did not ...
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How do I create an interactive daemon login?

I run a service on a debian/linux machine which runs at boot with a 'screen' session I can always attach to. I would like to create a username which I can run this service as. At the moment I use a ...
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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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Windows Server 2008 Keyb/Mouse non-responsive at Login Screen?

I have a new install of Windows Server 2008 on a RAID machine under 1 year old (machine previously had Ubuntu on it). Windows server installed fine, created admin account etc. After the install when ...
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Ubuntu server closing connection after successful login

I am unable to logon to my Ubuntu (12.04 LTS) server via WinSCP or sftp. There was previously a permission problem for ssh_host_* files in /etc/ssh. This was after I tried chmod -R from another ...
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Linux: how to prevent a user from login in, but allow “su - user”

How do you allow a user to log in using "su - user" but prevent the user from login in using SSH? I tried to set the shell to /bin/false but the when I try to su it doesn't work. Are there several ...
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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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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 ...
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CRM 2011 - outlook connector always asking for authentication

In my organization everyone uses the Outlook 2010 connector to access the CRM. After the UR13 update, but not right away, some clients began experiencing a situation where the Outlook connector asks ...
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Diagnosing slow active directory logins

I'm having a hard time diagnosing intermittent slow logins on domain PCs. A bit of information about the network that has this problem: My domain spans 5 sites, all with VPN connections. DCs are ...
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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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Override LDAP shell

I have a LDAP server and a predefined shell (bash) set in it. But there are some machine on which I want a different shell to be used whenever user login to that instead of the shell stored in LDAP. ...
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Integrated Windows Authentication not working in IE only

In my site I have one folder that does not allow anonymous access. It is set up to use Integrated Windows Authentication as it is on an AD domain. The login works fine in Firefox, Chrome, even Safari, ...
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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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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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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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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 ...
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Where is the login history for Windows XP?

Does Windows XP keep a log of the login and screen locking events? If so, how can I view it?
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How to check remotely the remoted logged in users on a computer, using WMIC?

I would like to know if it is posible to get the current usernames of remotely logged in users on a computer? From windows cmd? Kind of: WMIC /NODE:ComputerName ComputerSystem Get Username This ...
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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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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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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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MySQL command appends '@localhost' to username

I just can't seem to figure this one out. I want to use the command line to connect to a MySQL database residing on another server. I went ahead and created the username and password for the user. ...
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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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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 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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Should I use a login banner and if so, what should it say?

Are interactive login banners worth having? The general consensus is that they are, but what should the banner say? Some things that are being considered (no particular order): ownership of the ...
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Prompt message after logon

I am trying to get the group policy to work where after logon the user gets a message prompt. I've set the group policy, but the message doesn't show. I first searched and seen another post with the ...
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troubleshooting really slow login on a (linux) machine

Within the last couple of weeks, any attempt to login to a specific linux server has gotten really slow. Once I've logged in, things appear to run without significant delay, but some other login like ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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RDS Logon failure with domain accounts over internet, but not over VPN

We have a domain-joined RDS 2008 R2 server where logons are rejected for domain accounts (even domain admins) coming in directly over the internet, but it works fine over VPN or internally. The RDS ...