A password is a collection of characters that is used, usually in conjunction with a username, as a means of authentication.

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Can I have a password that only works for Exchange (not the domain)?

I have recently migrated a client to Exchange 2010 from Postfix/Dovecot. Under the old setup a user with a BlackBerry would need to enter their username/password, which is then 'known' to a 3rd party ...
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Is there a way to reset the password for a list of Active Directory users en-mass?

I have a list of user accounts that need their password reset to a default password (also users will be required to change the password at first login). Is there a way to reset the password for a list ...
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Store system passwords with easy and secure access

I'm having to handle several VPS/services and I always set passwords to be different and random. What kind of storage do you suggest to keep these passwords safe and let me access them easily? ...
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How to change IBM WebSphere Network deployment passwords?

How i can change the following for IBM WebSphere Network Deployment : 1- Deployment Manager Administrative console password 2- Application Server Password Note : OS is UNIX-AIX
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rsync in a shell script with password less authentification

I carefully followed the tutorial there: http://www.cyberciti.biz/faq/ssh-password-less-login-with-dsa-publickey-authentication/ And then i wrote the following script.sh on my local machine echo ...
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Need scp with www-data without the need for password

I have a DMZ with a web server running Ubuntu 11.04 and an application server running Ubuntu 11.10. I have set things up so that I can scp from the web server to the application server by running ...
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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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Resetting root password on Fedora Core 3 - serial cable access only

A little background: We have an old rackmount server running a customised version of Fedora, manufactured by a company called Navaho. The server is a TeamCAT, running some proprietary rubbish called ...
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I can't display running-config on cisco catalyst at privilege 15

Note: All password have been replaced or redacted. I'm trying to create a (rancid repo) account that can use the command "show run" without enabling and using a second password. Right now, I add ...
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Windows 7 Password Expiration Notification

Under Windows 7, when the time comes for a password change, the 'password expiring' balloon comes up in the lower right area, but it's a bit small. Does anyone know any tricks or tips to make this ...
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Building RPM containing passwords

I need to be able to send an RPM to customers that will install the complete server, including Apache and MySQL. The customers will install it on a clean machine. After installation, the server ...
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Microsoft Outlook asks password whenever user changes passwords

I have 10000 users with different OUs, groups. We have a Windows 2008 AD server and a Exchange 2010 mail server. Clients are using Windows 7 64-bit OS and Outlook 32 bit. Whenever users change their ...
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Change AD-Password from client by console / VBScript

I have an AD-environment, but a few machines are used as workgroup-machines (and I can't change this). My target is to have a script which changes the AD-Password on the server from a client ...
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Windows 2008 R2 (Web server) reset and mail user password

Is there a script or software that would change a user password on a server each day and mail the new password to an email address? We want to give people limited access to our server but if they are ...
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Reset and then restore mysql password

I have linux root password. There's MySQL server on that machine. One of the site's ini was rewritten and now it can't reach the mysql database. I don't have mysql root to change the password for ...
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Multiple Passwords in Active Directory

Is there a possibility to store a second password in the Windows Active Directory? I mean an attribute which has the same behavoir as the unicodeWPD field.
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Allow AD user to set passwords but no other attributes

I need an Active Directory user that can set passwords of other users but only passwords and not other attributes of the users. How can I configure that?
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Linux: limits on password length

I remember a time when Unix passwords (or was it usernames) could be no longer than 8 or 16 characters. Even nowadays, the password box displayed by login managers is relatively narrow, although one ...
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phpmyadmin password set

I am trying to set a password for my phpmyadmin.my config.ini file is <?php /* * Generated configuration file * Generated by: phpMyAdmin 3.4.10.1 setup script * Date: Sun, 22 Jul 2012 11:33:17 ...
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How can I bulk reset windows service passwords across a service farm?

My company supports a number of windows services which use integrated security/windows authentication to manage their connections to the database. So these windows service all run with a special ...
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Users cannot use crontab after password security upgrade

I have a box being upgraded from CentOS 5 to CentOS 6. On the original server, all users have MD5 passwords. The upgraded server is now using SHA-512 passwords. Users who have changed their password ...
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How do I change my password on a Cisco Catalyst 2960 switch?

I was given a username and a temporary password on a catalyst switch and I can't figure out how to change my password... Upon googling, I found this but when I raise my privileges to 15 by typing ...
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Admin Password Changed, Need to Revert

Im kinda new to network administration. I was asked to change the password on our SQL Server. The only account that is used to log in is the Administrator account. I did a dumb thing and reset ...
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Encrypt temporary password using public ssh key

I manage a virtual office and our staff uses both SSH keys and passwords for authentication. If one of our staff forgets his password, is there a way to encrypt a temporary password using his public ...
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is it okay to use random URLs instead of passwords? [closed]

Is it considered "safe" to use URL constructed from random characters like this? http://example.com/EU3uc654/Photos I'd like to put some files/picture galleries on a webserver that are only to be ...
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Change user password within user with root account

I'm logged into (ssh) my ubuntu server into a non-root user account. I can not directly ssh into the server as root, because I disabled it. I have the root password. I need to change the user password ...
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Breaking my Admin password? [closed]

Can someone tell me how to break my admin password and if possible, change it? I cannot remember my password anymore.
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How to attribute a users password to another in LInux

Here is the question: I want user A to have the same password as user B. How to do that?
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“svn: Cannot negotiate authentication mechanism” for OSX CLI and WinXp TortoiseSVN, but linux CLI works

I had a working subversion server which used the passwd file which stores passwords in clear text. My requirements changed so that passwords now need to be encrypted. I did everything according to ...
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Apache 2.2.15: Allow from CN require auth from Internet

How do I configure httpd.conf for directory /something to grant access to everybody from 10.0.0.0/8 withOUT password AND to require everybody else coming from whereever to basic authenticate The ...
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Keeping and maintaing a password list [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Company Password Management How Do You Manage Your Passwords Not sure if this question suits this site but here goes. What recommendations can you give to ...
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How can I run an application from a network share without prompting for Admin password?

I have a company internal application placed in a network shared folder on a Windows Server 2003 server. Users who need to access this folder have proper permissions in place and can list the ...
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WLST in Weblogic 8.1

I'm creating a script to change weblogic passwords. For our WL 9.2 servers, I doing this via the WLST using a simple .py script. However, for our WL 8.1 servers I'm unable to start WLST and run the ...
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Why is SSH insisting on letting me log in?

I'm trying to disable logging in by password on a remote Ubuntu server, so that it's only accessible by using the encrypted key file thingy (I'm not totally clear on the terminology). I followed ...
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How to save/restore a Windows AD password?

We often have to tweak, test, or repair some software when the users are not there. For example, today one of us set up a new mail account on a user's computer, but the user is on holiday. This then ...
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How to Set Multiple Passwords for “HIgh Profile” Accounts

I generally set up servers with "important" services listening on nonstandard ports (e.g. SSH != 22) and rename or completely remove root/admin users. I recently thought that it might be fun to create ...
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AD User Passwords expiring without any notifications?

We setup password Policies in Active Directory to Expire peoples passwords after so many days. Well it looks like the time has come for the Expiration of the Passwords and people are getting locked ...
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How to enable password challenge in Active Directory?

As IT Support, my team is taking so much time reseting passwords. So, we thought it would be interesting to enable some sort of Password Challenge in Active Directory so users could reset their own ...
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TigerVNC + SSH without a VNC Password?

I have a RHEL 6 system with TigerVNC installed. It is configured to only allow VNC connections through SSH. Thus, a user can only connect to VNC if they successfully establish an SSH connection to ...
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Password-checking program for webmin

I'm trying to perform password quality checks using pwqcheck (part of passwdq) in webmin. Unfortunately when I set in "Users and Groups" module settings the "External password-checking program" to ...
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password protect apache user directory using system passwords

I have set up Apache to check user passwords using these modules: LoadModule authz_user_module modules/mod_authz_user.so LoadModule authn_file_module modules/mod_authn_file.so LoadModule ...
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Can't save DB password in BDE Admin v5.01 (c. 1998)

I have a legacy version of Goldmine running which uses BDE to connect to an SQL2005 server. I'm moving the goldmine application and its database onto a new server and all is fine with the exception of ...
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Password History Storage and Variability Comparison

I believe this situation would be similar to many others out there, so maybe some of you can shed some light... Supposedly, when making password changes through MS exchange every 90 days, you cannot ...
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Password Policy seems to be ignored for new Domain on Windows Server 2008 R2

I have set up a new Windows Server 2008 R2 domain controller, and have attempted to configure the Default Domain Policy to permit all types of passwords. When I want to create a new user (just a ...
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Is there a way to make many AD Users change their password at next logon? Rather than setting this for each user one at a time?

I want practically all of my AD users in my organization to change their password the next time they log in. I have roughly 160 users. I would also like to not include a few select members. Is there a ...
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Change local admin password. Impacts on Oracle and Citrix?

I need to change the local admin password on some Citrix and Oracle servers. These servers are in production. Then we will start using a secure password procedure, and change them every X month. ...
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Cannot connect to mySQL because of invalid settings

I'm new to xampp, and have it installed on a Windows 7 machine. Earlier, I was able to at least get the login page for phpMyAdmin, but it was not taking username of "root" and no password, so I ...
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extract iis saved password

In IIS6 settings for a domain, under the Directory Securty » Authentication and access control » Enable anonymous access, there's typically a user name and password supplied specifying the ...
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Log in successful in MySQL but fail in phpMyAdmin

I'm having a problem with my MySQL / phpMyAdmin couple. I can log in MySQL but when I try to log in phpMyAdmin the error returned is "#2000 Cannot log in to the MySQL Server" . I'm running Windows ...
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ssh accepts only the half password

my passwort for login into ssh has 16 characters. but I can login if I only type the first 8 carachters of the password ... I did this in /etc/login.defs: PASS_MAX_DAYS 99999 PASS_MIN_DAYS 0 ...