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Windows Server 2008 automatic shutdown before reaching login screen

I have a Windows Server 2008 machine on a domain that will not stay powered on. During startup I see: "Applying Computer Settings" then "Applying Registry Policy" then "Applying Group Policy Registry ...
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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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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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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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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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setting the “FROM” field in /usr/bin/w output

I'd like to set the FROM field in /usr/bin/w to various different strings that aren't my sshd's opinion of where the user has come from. Mostly this is because inbound ssh is often via on-host relays ...
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launchctl slow on ssh to OS X server

I'm running an OS X 10.5.8 server. When my users ssh into it, it can take up to about 10 seconds before they see a prompt. I've turned on debug for ssh and see it's pausing at the "Entering ...
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SQL Server Instance login issue

I've just brought up a new installation of SQL Server 2008. I installed the default instance as well as one named instance. I'm having a problem connecting to the named instance from anywhere ...
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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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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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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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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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Windows Server 2008 R2: *Show* all users at login screen

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. ...
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KDC Certificate error using smartcard and Remote Desktop

Our Active Directory domain recently enforced smart card logons for administrator accounts. Since this change we have been unable to access some servers (2008 R2) using Remote Desktop. When attempting ...
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Reconnect Windows Network Drive after network connection has been established

User uses a piece of software (simple database and front end app) that connects to a database stored on another workstation, by way of mapped drive. This mode of access is supported by the software ...
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I cannot log in to my ftp server

I am trying to connect to my ftp server on a Centos 6 machine from my local Windows machine, but everytime I try, I get a '530 Login incorrect' error. This issue happens whether I use FileZilla or ...
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Root denied login if networking down (on NIS/YP environment)

My 70+ hosts network (mixed CentOS, Fedora) uses NIS/YP. If networking is working OK, then no major issues occur, normally a trouble-less operation. If connectivity is lost, either by a simple loose ...
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“Breadcrumbs” for series of hostnames?

Does anyone know of a shell that would show a series of breadcrumbs as I navigate into/out of various servers, like this: Home > Build Machine > Vagrant > Docker-base Hopefully it could ...
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ssh login attempts fail randomly - but work otherwise for same user

I'm having strange ssh login issues, where the login for a user does work in general, but sometimes it doesn't. here's a failed login attempt: Mar 28 14:49:55 hostname sshd[32247]: Invalid user ...
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How can I speed up my login on a Windows 7 machine to a Samba domain?

This is a problem related to Windows 7 machines using a Samba 3.5 domain. I have searched feverishly and found many solutions but none have worked. I recently re-imaged a computer lab I'm in charge ...
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500 Error when logging into subdomain using codeigniter

I have a website that has been setup and working fine for ages. It's built using Code Igniter. It's run using .htaccess files to restrict access and hide urls. All fine. Until a couple of days ago ...
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“hkcu\volatile environment” missing, hkcu\environment not read

This question is very similar to this one. Suddenly, my "HKCU\Volatile Environment" keys disappeared, and my system no longer reads HKCU\Environment unless I reset it explicitly using SETX (which I ...
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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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When users login who have been recently moved in AD, they receive the wrong (old) login script

We are migrating our staff to Windows 7 from Windows Vista. We make changes to the users in AD by removing the roaming profile and changing the login script. For some odd reason sometimes (not for ...
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Server 2003 login screen will not appear

One of my servers refuses to let me log in as administrator. The thin Microsoft Sever 2003 appears but login name and password is blank. I can guess where these fgo but when i enter correct admin ...
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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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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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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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Disable interactive login on tty in Centos/Fedora and/or Ubuntu (Press <Enter> to login)

I am aware of the potential security implications of doing this - that's not a concern at the moment. It's for a simple proof of concept where access to the console (via VNC) is locked down and on ...
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Root denied login if networking down (LDAP environment)

I would like to know why I can't login as root (ssh, sudo or su -) when my LDAP is down or when I have some outage in my network. How to reproduce the problem: - Just change your DNS to something ...
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Windows 8 Hangs at first login ( domain account )

Good morining, i'm experiencing a systematic problem with new fresh joined to domain Virtual Machines with windows 8 and windows 8.1 installed operating system. The issue is that at first login the ...
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How does Hotspot work for its authentication?

I'd like to know how an Hotspot can understand that a user leave the Network? How can it understand that the user closed his session? Is there any solution that server can understand the user became ...
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Wordpress login on subdomain of non multidomain installation over SSL

I have the following setup, a one domain installation of wordpress 3.7.1, I'm using force ssl admin and this woks fine. I'm using Apache 2.2.2 on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I have set up a subdomain ...
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Authentication error in LTSP client

I am building a LTSP server with LDAP authentication for LTSP Clients. I have configured LDAP server also. When I try to login from LTSP client in GUI, I am getting No response from server, ...
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Strange login failures with a scheduled RDP

I have a user that needs to be logged in for nightly automation to work correctly. The setup is as follows: Scheduled task launches an RDP session @ 7:00 pm every night just to ensure an interactive ...
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Cant login as User from trusted domain on Debian

My Problem is the following: I joined a Debian 7 machine to an AD 2012 domain (doma) and everything works inside that domain. But when I try to log on as a user from a trusted Domain (domb) I always ...
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windows log logon activity: is it safe to rely on windows audit?

I found a guide that teaches, through turning on the Audit of the System Log on Activity via gpedit.msc, how to read the logon activity via eventvwr.msc Is this way of monitoring fully comprehensive? ...
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Samba password not persisting

I have a samba on debian setup with the following smb.conf [global] workgroup = WORKGROUP # Debug logging information log level = 2 max log size = 50 debug timestamp = yes ...
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Failure running SQL2012 on Windows 8 with local service accounts

I have installed SQL2012 on a Windows 8 laptop that is on a domain. The domain includes a group policy that defines accounts that can "Log on as a service". I installed SQL Server 2012 using the ...
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Windows 7 Starter - Automatic logon - revert back to manual logon after hard power failu

We are using Windows 7 starter machines for Media Advertising. We use netplwiz to enable automatic logon to windows, so if a reboot has to occur, the OS boots in, logs on, and starts the media. ...
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Can't login as root but I can SU while logged with another user

What I was doing before this happened?: I was tinkering trying to setup X server so I can open an app's GUI remotely so I installed "X Window System", "xclock" and uncommented "# ForwardX11 yes" ...
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Windows Server 2008 hangs when logging in

I am trying to login to my server 2008 machine it hangs for about 10 mins before it acutaly gets me to a desktop this has only started from today usealy take about 1-2 mins max to login usaly when i ...
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Option to use Ctrl-Alt-Del for login is disabled in Windows 7

I have just setup a new Dell Latitude notebook running Windows 7 Professional (x64). I joined it to our domain successfully and I want to use ctrl-alt-del for all logins. When I go to the advanced ...
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Logging into Windows Server 2008 Very Slow

I had an issue today with one of my servers where logging in took a very long time. It's mainly used as a file server / active directory server, but also runs a nightly backup and virus scan. The ...
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windows xp logon required in order to use a smartcard reader from a service

I folks, first time here. My company bought an appliance that provide web service for massive digital signature. That appliance is a simple windows xp machine, with a multicard reader attacched via ...
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how to add users to sqlserver 2008 managment studio

hello i am trying to install DotNetNuke CMS and i have created a database in my microsoft sql server managment studio 2008 which i have installed after installing microsoft visual studio 2010 , i have ...
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Windows - Changing the logon account automatically after dialing VPN?

I have a home computer that I occasionally need to work at. I do this by using VPN to connect to my company network, and this generally works fine. My home computer is not a member of the Windows ...
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How can you find out the current user's logon date/time in Windows 7?

In Windows XP you can easily see what time you logged in by pressing Ctrl-Alt-Delete. This would show the Windows Security dialog box, which included the field "Logon Date". But in Windows 7, the ...
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Deleted website still requesting credentials

IIS 5, Win 2000 --- I have deleted a website and its assigned users, but when I go to the now non-existant website, it is still prompting me for a credential. The Virtual Directory has been removed, ...
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Google Apps for Business - host authentication and users list from on external server

My friend works for a company that uses Google Apps for Business, e.g. GMail. When he logs in into his account he first goes to mail.google.com, enters only his email address - bob@startup.com and no ...