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Setting up local administrator accounts that still require a domain administrator for certain tasks

Having started in a new place recently, I've been tasked with setting up 2 new workstations, however I'm having a hard time figuring out exactly how the workstations here were configured in the past, ...
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Filtering Mechanism for default desktop files? [on hold]

Is there a filtering mechanism for files that show up on a Windows desktop? Alot of files that I place on people's desktops seem need to have their username added, and the files don't always allow ...
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User account keeps getting locked out

I have a user in my environment that keeps getting locked out. I have managed to trace the source of the lockouts and found a process on a server which is located on C:\Windows\System32\inetsrv\w3wp....
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Samba4: Set unix properties of account

I've upgraded to samba4 (4.3) and now I can use the samba-tool to create users, add them to groups, ... but I can't set the unix attributes of user account. I tried looking around samba-tool but I ...
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Fully fleshing out a local user account added via command line

I am working at a customer site commissioning a bunch of Windows 7 systems that were just delivered. The systems were imaged with a basic setup that included all of the main software needed for the ...
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can't find source of user lockout

System "scanner" user keeps locking, and in event viewer there is blank space where is the source. In some cases there is an ip address, wich points to different printers or scanners, but there i ...
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Writing a script to find what computer a user is logged into

So I want to specify a username and return the computer name. When I run this, it tells me that my $computers obj is null. Why would $computers = Get-ADComputer | where {$_.accountdisabled -eq $false}...
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How to separate linux accounts from email accounts?

I've got a small jack-of-all-trades server running CentOS 7 Linux. Now I need to add email support to it (SMTP/POP3/IMAP/webmail). Most of it is pretty clear, except for one thing - I'd like to ...
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Preload user profile from a domain to expedite first log in

We have a few new and not-so-new computers that will soon be used by a large number of new people. From what I've seen, even the new ones take a long time to set up the profile when the user logs in ...
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Basic Auth User Management

I have 2 questions regarding Apache Basic Auth that i currently am utilising. I have a website that after a certain action, the website will produce a Basic Auth username and password for the user to ...
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Which server was logged into by specific user

How do I go about finding out which server was logged into last using a specific user account on the domain?
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Can an (Open)SSH login name have more than 30 characters?

I have to login via SSH to a web hosting server. Unfortunately the login name equals the domain having more than 30 characters. OpenSSH client on debian based linux system cuts the login name to a ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 - Limit number of sessions created by a PARTICULAR user

I have a Windows 2008 R2 server which can be connected by my guest user through RDP to access a custom desktop application. I want to limit each user to be able to access the custom desktop ...
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AD Server 2012 - Make an admin account that can only add new users

I have been looking all over the web trying to find an answer but no luck. Does anybody know, if it's possible, how to make an admin account, that ONLY have access to add in new users to the Active ...
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Windows Server 2012 Local Master User

I have a local user on my Windows 2012 machine called "Master". The description of this user is "Built-in account for administering the computer/domain". I haven't found any information about this ...
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Active Directory User Attribute List

I'm trying to find a list of Active Directory User Attributes that I can use for customization without having to extend the schema. We are using 2008R2 functional level. I exported a list with ...
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Windows server 2008 active directory user profile

I just wanted to ask about profile migration. There is Windows 2008 r2 server and people are working connected to this server through RDP. One user was deleted from active directory a long time ago ...
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Local users - Modify group membership without “elevated” rights

I have a Microsoft NPS server that we are using for MAC Authentication in our network. This server is NOT domain joined. Due to contractual requirements, I am not allowed to have 'elevated' rights ...
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samba4 unix user and group id mappings

I've got a samba4 on an ubuntu server (samba 4.1.17). The linux system users are available from samba dc via sssd (ldap module) and are working ok. I can login via ssh, create and access directories ...
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MySQL Log to show users

I have a MySQL server running with about 50 users. I am looking for a way to tell which users are still actively accessing the server, which accounts are used. I already thought about grep-ping ...
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How do you rebuild a Windows 7 user profile on a PC joined to an Active Directory domain and why would you want to do this?

a question I was asked at a job interview today. Don't think I was on-target with my answer. How do you rebuild a Windows 7 user profile on a PC joined to an Active Directory domain and why would you ...
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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]: pam_unix(...
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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 ...