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Correct way to setup linux company share folder with usable permissions

I've just started working for a small company that has a globally shared folder run from an Ubuntu file server (Raid 5, etc) shared by Samba. The workstations (Centos) are all fstab setup to mount ...
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How to manage multiple users trying to add the same domain to my DNS Servers

I am developing a free DNS service and I can't totally solve the situation when two or more customers try to add the same domain (nearly at the same time). Here are a few solutions to handle this ...
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How to get the time and date at which a user account is locked/unlocked in unix?

I need to get the exact time and date at which a user account was locked or unlocked in Linux. passwd -S command can give the status of an account i.e., if its locked or unlocked.
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How to gain access to a local user profile linked to a Microsoft account?

Inspired by this question, but without all the clutter about bad coding practices. On Windows 8 and later systems, you can log in using three types of accounts: Local user account Domain user ...
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create user without password in ubuntu with su access?

I am trying to create a user with su access on centos. I followed the instructions from this post. but NOTHING worked. I want to login using su test_user steps: sudo adduser test_user (No prompt to ...
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nginx proxy cache configuration for user authentication web application

I have a web application in node + express + passport + mongo database + ejs and single application is configured to handle all the sub-domains. I'm using nginx as proxy server, I need to and must use ...
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How do I modify, disable, or delete a task with stored credentials after a Server Name Change?

I have a task that's been running regularly every 30 minutes for several months. It's got stored credentials for my account, listed as MACHINE_NAME\USER. After the creation of this task, we decided to ...
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Restoring login account blocked by inactivity

Login accounts have an inactivity timer set at 35 days. That is, /etc/pam.d/passwd-auth has a line auth required pam_lastlog.so inactive=35 So I get lines like sshd[29629]: ...
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UAC never asks for admin password, denies access on admin-related tasks, on client computer. How to fix UAC?

I have a client computer, Windows 7 64 bit, connected to our network. The user who signs on is not an admin (according to our active directory). It's having credential issues which I'm trying to fix ...
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Ubuntu machine user login authentication against google apps imap

Not to steal someone else's post, Dynamic UNIX users with IMAP, I thought I'd reask a 5 year old question with a little more detail. I have about 60 laptops that I'd like to run Ubuntu on and am in ...
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Why does my local account lock after a session's timeout?

I connect to my server (local account) by RDP : PC -> VPN -> SERVER Sometimes, when i've finished my work, I click on the cross to close the RDP session without loging off on the server. ...
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Account lockout when attempting to add user account from partially trusted domain

I'll try and lay out the scenario as best as I can. We have two domains. Domain A trusts domain B, but not the other way around. On a machine joined to Domain A, User X has credentials in both ...
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Authenticate domain user to a domain computer when the computer is not connected to the network?

Our organization sends people to remote locations for periods of 45-90 days. The users at these locations need to use client software on a domain computer in order to do there job. Recently we had an ...
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how do I copy a file to all user accounts

OSX Yosemite server - 150 odd networked user accounts - is there a way to copy a file (such as a Safari Extension) to the same relative location in each user account?
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Power User with Elevated Access on Domain Network

We have new IT Helpdesk staff joined our firm and we'd like to provide them with an account with power user privileges in such they can only elevate access on user computers to install, uninstall ...
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FreeIPA - remove user password

I have created a user in FreeIPA. He has been assigned a password and SSH key. I want him to leave only SSH key. Is there a way, how to remove password??
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why a user account with /bin/false shell in directory server is asking for membership in groups?

Firstly, we use ldap for user authentication. I have accidentally deleted a person account(his loginShell is /bin/false)from our directory server(sun DS7) running on red hat enterprise linux, although ...
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Change AD users attributes via Power Shell script

In the domain I'm working we created an attribute "regulationMatrix" . When I try a powershell command like get-aduser USER -properties * that specific attribute shows up only if it has a value set ...
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enable built-in adminstrator account on SBS2011

In an attempt to uninstall Exchange 2010 I removed some mailboxes (before I would then remove the DB's), but in doing so, it looks like I've removed the AD administration account - named sbsadmin. It ...
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Samba user login

some help needed. I have/manage a samba share at work. It works fine for everyone except one user. I've tried all I can think now, so now I hope for some new input. $smbclient --list LOCALHOST as ...
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“groups USERNAME” and “getent group” results different outputs

I found that there is a user named speech-dispatcher that belongs to group audio (based on groups speech-dispatcher output). But it is not listed under getent group command! What is the problem? $ ...
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CentOS - make a user run a script on login and exit

Is there a way to lock down an account to when it logs in, it runs a specific command/script and then exits after the action is completed, while keeping it locked out of performing any additional ...
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Accounts suddenly expiring when created with 'NET USER /ADD /expires:NEVER'

I'm using the following command in a PowerShell script to create new local user accounts. The account is created successfully, the correct password is set and I can logon to it fine. NET USER ...
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Hiding the active Administrator account in Windows 8

I am trying to use the integrated "Administrator" account in Windows 8. The problem is that I do not want this account to appear on the Welcome Screen for login. I tried to hide the account by using ...
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Set up 'tomcat' non-root user in Tomcat 8

I've installed Tomcat 8 in Debian 8 and I need to harden the web server. I'm following the official Tomcat documentation guide and in the security considerations section recommends to create another ...
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Is it possible to sync Google Apps for Business accounts to an Active Directory server?

I'm familiar with "Google Apps Directory Sync" and "Google Apps Password Sync", but both only work one way - with the Active Directory being the authoritative source and the Google Apps consumes ...
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Removed AD User, Need to Associate Existing Profile to New Account

Some details Server 2012 R2 (AD Server) Windows 7 (Users Computer) Accidentally removed an AD User, stupid mistake. Unfortunately it seems the user was permanently deleted (didn't make use of the ...
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What user accounts are necessary on the domain controller pc?

2012 R2 environment When a server is created to be a domain controller, it can be setup using the domain\administrator account when is attached to the domain. The machine will also have the default ...
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Windows Server 2012 Essentials - Safe to delete default accounts?

I'm using Windows Server 2012 Essentials with the trial version. It has a 25 limit and currently I'm a bit over that. I'm wondering if is safe to delete some of the default users that got ...
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I can't confirm Customer Account on Account Information Magento Backend

I have an website running with Magento. I trying to confirm the customers accounts on Magento Backend > Customer Information > Account Information. I can activate accounts, but not confirm. For ...
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Creating AD user accounts for workstations in different sites

I am intending to set up user and administrative accounts for all workstations in my company (a small one). The company has 3 offices located in different locations, connecting to different Internet ...
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Is there a way to obtain list of policies applied to built in accounts (e.g LocalSystem, IIS_USRS, etc.)

Is there a way to obtain list of policies applied to built in accounts (e.g LocalSystem, IIS_USRS, etc.)? I am working on a tool, which should monitor policies applied to specific set of users, ...
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Windows 8.1 - Change Microsoft Account to Local Account from Administrator Account

My apologies if this should be posted elsewhere. I've searched around and cannot find an answer, and have found a few places that it seems appropriate to ask, and this is one of them. Let me know if ...
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Windows domain account, expired vs. disabled status

I know that expiration feature in a Windows domain environment for user accounts is useful for automation processes. But I'd like to know if a disabled account is the same than an expired account in ...
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Can I prepare a domain user account without the user's password

We have a 2012R2 domain and have configured many GPO settings for our users based on the team they are working for. In the near future, we will replace our existing laptops with new ones and move to ...
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NetworkService account access to a shared folder (WinSrv 2012R2)

We have services running under IIS with pool setup to run under NetworkService identity. If the service required access to a shared folder on a remote server, on previous versions of WinServer we just ...
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User is not in passwd list [closed]

Some user forgot his password and I want to restore it being root. For that I use, in su : #passwd <user> passwd: user '<user>' does not exist I know the user is there because trying ...
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How do I provide a public key to a new user without granting them root access? [closed]

I have a linux server and have created a new user with useradd. However, for that user to log in, they need an public key. I have my own public key, but it lets me log in as root, so I assume it ...
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Monitor file access with ACL enabled

I would like to check that user 'robert' has read access to a file but is not enabled neither write it nor execute it. Since acl are enabled, there is more than one way to do it. I would like to ...
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How to setup user accounts on a secondary server in High Availability?

Working with two Microsoft SQL 2012 servers in Always On High Availability configuration running on Windows Server 2012 R2. Setup works well and failover is almost flawless. However, the software ...
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Is this possible/advisable to establish SAMBA share across domains?

I realize this question will likely turn out rather complex and require a lenghty description. Likewise there’ll probably not be any short simple answer. I’ve got a large data-store (a SAN) that is ...
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Active Directory “Backup User”?

We migrated from SBS 2011 to Windows Server 2012. I have gone through our Active Directory and deleted some SBS 2011 accounts like the SharePoint accounts etc. (we don't have SharePoint on Windows ...
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Possible to name a computer the same as a domain? [closed]

If I have a domain called "HOUSE" with user "JOHN", would it be possible to rename a PC to "HOUSE" with a local user called "JOHN"? So both would then be HOUSE\JOHN. Edit: I should add, the PC is on ...
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I'm making a user for a custom java server, what do I need to take into account setting up the user?

I'm new to this process, so bear with me please. The server is my own socket server, it parses data from connected clients and saves it to a database. It won't serve data in the form of web pages or ...
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Change an installed program from one user to all users

I have a situation where a server was set up for a specific project and SQL Server Express was installed, but it appears to have been set for only the original installer's ID. I am now required to ...
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Remote Desktop Username Logon Failure - Remote Desktop only Passes local Account Domain - Win 7 Pro

Remote Desktop Logon Failure - from windows 7 across multiple VPN and NAT, to a Win 08 R2 server. Logon to the local account has been used and is good. Multiple users can hit the same account with ...
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how to enable user login after Offline domain join?

Is it possible to add computer from remote location to AD (windows 2008R2) and enable user login? I've run DJOIN as described here: http://technet.microsoft.com/library/dd392267(WS.10).aspx but ...
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Create user account on many servers

I have a users.txt with the following content: ip1 user1 password1 ip2 user2 password2 .... ipN userN passwordN I want to create one user on each of these servers. I want to use this script on each ...
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FreeRadius Accounting not working, bad passwords not cheked

I'm trying to configure a captive portal using a router with OpenWRT+ChilliSpot and an external server with Freeradius and a Web Server. ChilliSpot 1.3.0 My issue right now is that the freeradius ...
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Lost RDP access to Azure VM after Sysprep

I made a stupid mistake. While looking for an easy way to make a backup of my Azure VM I followed directions to make a snapshot of the VM machine. In AWS (*which I am used to) a snapshot is a quick ...