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

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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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Is there any reason for those network sign-ins? [on hold]

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 ...
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Add a field to the Linux Login

Thanks all in advance. The question is simple. I want to ask the user the reason for login in Linux Production Servers. Login prompt will ask as common for user, password and the "Reason for Login" ...
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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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Slow “applying computer settings” on workstation when I simulate domain controller being turned off that holds the FSMO roles in a two DC domain

Slight problem testing fail-over procedure with my two domain controllers. I have two domain controllers, DC1 and DC2. DC1 has all FSMO roles, is Active Directory integrated DNS DC2 is Active ...
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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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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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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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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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how to disable SSH login with password for some users?

On Linux (Debian Squeeze) I would like to disable SSH login using password to some users (selected group or all users except root). But I do not want to disable login using certificate for them. ...
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SFTP and SSH Logins [duplicate]

I've been doing my research and found some clues as to where I should be looking, but just can't quite get it perfect. I'm trying to create a new user, and allow them to have access to SFTP for file ...
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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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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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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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How to change Zimbra Welcome page

I have configured a zimbra mail server. It is working fine. But I want to make one of my own html page as welcome file before login page. I have tried to edit the web.xml file but it is of no use. ...
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Remote Desktop to Server 2008R2 fails from one particular Win7 client

I have a VPS running Windows Web Server 2008 R2. I'm able to connect using Remote Desktop from my home PC (Windows 7), personal laptop (Windows 7), and work laptop (Windows XP). However, I cannot ...
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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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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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net use mapping not working in batch files but works in cmd

Ok so here's the problem : I've got users using logon script in the domain (username.bat). The script simply lists 4 or 5 (net use letter: \\SERVER\directory\). However, when they open their session, ...
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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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Apply changes to PAM changes

Does the server or a specific service needs to be restarted to let changes to pam files (/etc/pam.d/system-auth) take effect? longer version - I'm working on configuring SSSD to connect with LDAP for ...
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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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Configure to enable login in a different shell pass through default shell in SSH

I would like to configure a SSH server in Linux that be enable to login a user in two different shells: one by default and one alternative. I have tried configuring SSH subsystem. I can configure ...
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Log out graphical user from command line

Just curious mostly. Say I have someone logged into their Mac in the normal way -- ie. a graphical logon -- and the system becomes mostly unresponsive and I need to log them out. I can reboot the ...
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Strange behaviour of domain administrator credentials on windows server 2008 r2 domain

So, my problem: if i try to log into a client PC (Windows 7 Professional) with the administrator credentials with the network cable plugged in, it will respond with the error message "The user name or ...
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Linux: How do I disable any kinds of remote control for a certain user?

How do I disable any kinds of remote control (SSH, X, NFS, SMB, ... what else?) for a certain user? Or, asked the other way round: How do I disable remote control for all users except a certain one? ...
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Proxmox Console to OpenVZ Container has two login shells

I am using ProxmoxVE. Proxmox is running in Stand Alone Mode. I have a variety of CentOS 7 containers running. When I try to use the "Console" button to login to the machine I am presented with two ...
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How to prevent hackers from accessing my cPanel through a hostname instead of IP? [closed]

On my new dedicated server in which I have cPanel and WHM, I keep getting daily "large number of failed attempts to login from xxx" where xxx is an IP. So I blocked massive amounts of entire IP ...
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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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Black screen when connecting via RDP to a Win 2003 server

Recently (eg. in the last week or two), when I RDP to one of our servers running Windows Serve 2003 64bit, the login screen is black. If you can guess what it is prompting, then you can still login, ...
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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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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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Usermin (Webmin)- Users can't login [closed]

I've installed Webmin in my server. The users of my Unix server must be able to change their passwords. So, for that, they use Usermin. But users just can't login in Usermin module. I get always this ...
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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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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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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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How to force users to answer survey on login?

In a network with Windows XP and Windows 2003 as DC, I need to force users to answer a survey "on login". What needs to happen is this: User writes login and password Logs on successfully The ...
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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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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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Ubuntu login page: where to specify users list shown

Using Ubuntu 10.04.1 Desktop (Latest) After the boot process, GDM shows the graphical login screen along with a list of users that can log in. Clicking a name will ask for its password. I would like ...
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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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selective wide authentication doesnt seems to be working

I have two forests, testa and testb (with same domain name) and a one way incoming trust relationship exists with a selective authentication. The trust relationship is configured so that selective ...
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Why do I have more users logged on than there are?

On an old GNU/Linux Ubuntu box I see something like lorenzo@metropolis:~ $ w 09:58:18 up 651 days, 19:30, 5 users, load average: 0.28, 0.30, 0.24 The problem is, I am logged on other three ...
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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 ...
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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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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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Windows Server 2008 R2: *Show* all users at login screen [duplicate]

This question is essentially the opposite of: Windows Server 2008 R2: User account set to not show on login In my case, I'm trying to convince Windows 2008 R2 to show all (or, at least 2) users. ...