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Switch Between Users

I build my webapp on a local machine, but from time to time I can go to a public Linux server on which I have two accounts using a ssh connection (with putty). My accounts are two Linux users, access ...
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Users & Groups replication in a workgroup environment

Good Day, I have two servers running windows server 2008 R2 Also i have same users and groups in a workgroup environment on both servers how can i replicate all users&groups on server 1 to server ...
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Python, IIS scripts, and user accounts

This isn't a question on my specific problem, as I've got that more or less solved, but about IIS/Python and user accounts in general. I have python scripts that I'm running with IIS 7.5 (Mercurial ...
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Bash script for setting up FTP

Is it possible / any recommendations on writing a shell script to automate the process of creating a new user/ftp user: Currently the process: sudo useradd -d /ftp-files/user-a -m user-a sudo ...
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Account management tools supporting self-service registration and email verification?

I work in a university environment that has in the past offered services almost exclusively to university affiliates who already have "formal" accounts in central user database. We are increasingly ...
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How to know user accounts available on LAN computer? [closed]

I would like to find out a list of user accounts on a remote Windows PC. I would like to do this from the windows command prompt. Is this possible and if so how ? Original Can we get available Users ...
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How to create AppData folder for a domain user added to a local group

I have added a domain user into group Users using Add User wizard in Windows 7. Unfortunatelly the folder for user data (c:\Users\<NewUser>\AppData) was not created. How can I instruct Windows ...
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Using standard e-mail address as user system wide name

I'm going to re-build a very old Lotus Notes infrastructure coming from 4.x towards 8.5. I'm trying to setup Domino so that all user names should be of a single string or the internet e-mail ...
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The rights needed to change a AD LDAP password

What are the bare minimum rights you need to change an other persons LDAP password?. I'm working on a tool that allows a user to change his password. as the tool needs to be written in PHP the only ...
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How can I disable account lockout policy for one user in a Windows domain

My company is running a Windows based domain. The domain has a group policy of locking out a user after several failed log-in attempts, for 5 minutes. Unfortunately, this account functions as a ...
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Why limit maximum username length to 8 characters?

Throughout my humble career in IT I generally see username length limited (typically to 8 characters). This occurs on a variety of systems including Active Directory and database apps. Is there a ...
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Delay between creating AD account and seeing it in Exchange

Wondering if there is a delay between the Creating a new user account in the AD management console and the user appearing in the Exchange Management Console. Using Exchange Server 2007, created the ...
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How to change local user home folder on Windows 2000 and above

I was using a local account on a Windows 7 desktop that is not connected to any Active Directory. After a while it was required to rename the local account. Renaming the account was simple using ...
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Exchange 2010 permissions issues after user account name changed

This is an odd one! When users have a name change here we actually rename their user login account, not just the Display Name like many places do. Exchange 2010 is fairly new here, so this is the ...
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Windows domain login to temporary user

We have a Windows domain with about 60 user accounts. Sometimes when a user logs in to his computer (already his account is created and has files there), Windows logs him to a temporary user, ...
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User account automatically filling up with dead.letter file

I have one user account on a server with about 400 accounts that is filling up automatically. The dead.letter file in the users home directory automatically grows until the account is full (about 10 - ...
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Why does IIS use the IUSR_Machine account to load aspnet_isapi.dll when it should use application pool account?

I was recently tasked with fixing a Windows Server 2003 server running IIS 6.0 that was giving: HTTP Error 401.3 - Unauthorized: Access is denied due to an ACL set on the requested resource. It ...
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Export VisualSVN users

I'm using VisualSVN server. Since one of the hosted repositories is moving to a different server, I'd like to export a table of users with their password hashes and import it at the new location. ...
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How to add a user without knowing the encrypted form of the password?

I use the following command to create a user in a linux machine: useradd -d /home/dummy -g idiots -m -p 12345689 dummy The user is created and the home directory as well. The problem is that I ...
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Why the users of main Domain controller can't logon from child domain in the other site to it's Domain?

I've A & B site , every site have 1 server , the A have main domain innovation.com the first domain controller , the other is alex.innovation.com the second domain controller . the both server is ...
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net localgroup Administrators shows user names multiple times

I am seeing this kind of output when I run net localgroup Administrators MYDOMAIN\user1 MYDOMAIN\myuserid MYDOMAIN\myuserid MYDOMAIN\someotheridIdontrecognize I cannot delete ...
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Excluding folders from a roaming profile, client-side

I am using a laptop connected to our company's domain network, and after logging in this morning it told me that I have exceeded my roaming profile space. After looking into the issue I realized that ...
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Change what fields are copied when copying an account in Active Directory?

I've noticed that all of the address with the exception of the street address is copied when copying an Active Directory user account. Is there a way to change this? We're currently running a 2003 AD ...
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Scalable way to add users in Postfix without creating new unix/linux accounts?

What is the most scalable way to add new users in postfix? I don't necessarily want to create a new user in /etc/shadow just for email. I know I can use aliases but this does not solve the issue of ...
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Account Expiration mechanic Active Directory

This is probably very simple but I have been searching for a while and cannot seem to find the answer I need. I am basically wondering what the switch to set the "Account Expires End of:" option in ...
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webmail suite recommendation [closed]

I have serveral emails in a few domains (email@domain1, email@domain2, email@domain3). Currently they are on an owned email server and I am collecting emails via IMAP protocol (i would not like to ...
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Setting up a limited user account on Windows Server

I'd like to create a user account on a Windows Server which can read whatever bits of C:\ it needs to be able to execute programs, but have no read access to D:\ except for D:\Special. It seems that ...
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Automatically binding applications to a network interface based on the account they are started with

Im looking for a way to have applications started from different accounts automatically bind to a specific network interface. For example: applications started on accountA bind to eth0 and ...
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VPN to a customer's site locking out my local AD account

We have an account lockout policy on our domain which was put in place purely to stop brute force attacks. It locks out an account for 10 minutes after 50 bad logon attempts within a 10 minute period. ...
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Is it ever good to share a userid?

On Un*x, Is it ever a good idea to have one userid that many different people log into when they do stuff? Often I'm installing software or something on a Linux or BSD system. I've developed software ...
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Does it work to have the same Username on workstation and server

I am relatively new to networking. We have about 40 computers on a network and one SBS 2008. We want to use the SBS for file and print sharing, but would prefer not to go to a domain situation. Unless ...
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How can a local account access a database on another computer?

I'm not even sure if this is possible, but I figured I'd ask. I have two computers, these computers are not part of a domain, but they are on the same network. On each computer, the local ...
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Creating a Linux account at the same time as creating a MySQL DB account

I asked this question about six months ago and I thought I might get better responses here. I have a website written almost exclusively in javascript (HTML canvas), and a MySQL database managed via ...
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How to find active FTP users in the last 60 days?

Hi I'm not really a sysadmin, but I inherited a webserver running Red Hat 3. I'm going to replace the server with a newer OS, but I want to find out which users are still using it. My users don't ...
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running command with sudo gives different result

I'm connected with root via ssh on a debian squeeze server. If I execute the command: /usr/lib/nagios/plugins/check_procs -w 1:1 -c 1:1 -a '/usr/local/freeswitch/bin/freeswitch' I get the result: ...
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How to create a user without a profile on Windows 7

Can anyone tell me how to create a local user without a profile on Windows 7? I have a cron job I want to run, but I do not want this user to to show up on the list of local logins on the startup ...
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Best practices - Is it better to delete unused SQL accounts or just disabled them?

In an enterprise environment, is it better to delete limited access SQL accounts, or simply disable them?
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Create hosting accounts on the fly

Using VB, VBScript, ASP.Net or similar, on a Windows dedicated server, is it possible to create a new hosting account on my server and how challenging is it? With this, is it also possible to add a ...
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Maximum Number of Accounts Allowed on a Windows 7 System [closed]

I need to know what the maximum number of accounts allowed on a Windows 7 system is. A reference to something official would be ideal. (PHB Situation)
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CollabNet Subversion Edge user migration

Is there any way to migrate user accounts to a new server in CollabNet's Subversion Edge? I've read that you can't just copy the [CSVN_HOME]/data/conf/svn_auth_file because it won't create the ...
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Can OS X Lion Server users be authenticated to an external LDAP server and also have access to Profile Manager?

I am researching whether the Profile Manager included in Apple's Lion Server edition is a viable option to use to manage iOS devices OTA in our organization. While going through the documentation for ...
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How to limit the normal users from accessing registry, group policy etc? [closed]

I own the admin account of my PC running, Windows XP Pro edition. There is another Non-admin account in this system. I want to limit the administrative capabilities of this account. That is, to ...
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Using delprof in command prompt remotly. Which user will it be run as if no user is specified?

If i use delprof2 and cmd to remotly delete profiles, which user would this be run under if no other user is given? Many thanks Dan
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User creation on Linux Redhat

Is there anyway one can determine when a user was created on Linux? I know of a couple of things one can do,but it's an unreliable way of doing it. The first option is checking when the home directory ...
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Commandline option to create local users on Windows Server 2003?

I need to create a number of local accounts on Windows Server 2003. Previously I have created them using the 'Computer Management' gui screen but that method is very tedious and slow. Is there a ...
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Can a user account that is disabled in Active Directory still receive email?

I'm reading Learning Exchange Server 2003 by Boswell, and there's a section in there that mentions that a disabled account in AD cannot receive email and that it will be bounced back. Currently, what ...
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Account for Performing Dirctory Lookups in AD

I have a question about accounts that can be used to perform directory lookups. I need to have an account that can perform lookups for an application, however it needs to have the minimum permissions ...
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How login by remote desktop using the disabled admin account?

I disabled the the local admin account on my vps by mistake and it was the only active account on it, and now I can't access to my server by remote desktop connection. How do I fix this?
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Whould changing the administrator username effect the other setting on my windows server 2008 R2?

I would like to change the default administrator username on my Windows Server 2008 R2 but not sure whether it would effect my environment badly or not. I am also connecting to my server with this ...
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Rename active directory account name

I have an existing user account within active directory. I'm using the naming convention "MyApp-dev" for dev, "MyApp-qa" for qa and so forth, up to prod. Our IT services department wanted to rename ...