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Create restricted user on Debian server

I want to create a user account for each of the key programs installed on my debian server. For example, for the following programs: Tomcat Nginx Supervisor PostgreSQL This seems to be recommended ...
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Can I add user accounts to Windows Server 2012 based on Microsoft accounts?

Windows 8 lets me create user accounts simply by the email address of a Microsoft account (aka Windows Live account). Is there someway to activate such a facility in the Windows Server 2012 SKU?
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New users' directories owned by root

On a CentOS server running Plesk, new users are added for each new domain. The users' home directories are in /var/www/vhosts/. New users' home directories are owned by root, and need to have an admin ...
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UID/username lookup on IBM z/os USS

How can I associate a UID to a specific username on IBM z/OS Unix System Services? Within USS, I see content created in my user space which I do not own. File ownership lists a three digit ...
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multiple instances of nginx in order to keep Django projects separate

I'm building an app using Django + PostrgreSQL + Nginx on Debian 6. The app has two separate components, that will later be on different machines. Component A calls one function from Component B ...
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check local user accounts for blank passwords [closed]

I need a tool/script that can help me find local user accounts that do not have passwords across a network. Not all computers will be on the domain, but 90% are (win2003). But I need to audit/check ...
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How can I determine who (or what) has blocked access to a centos user account?

CentOS 5.x A user account on my CenTOS server has become inaccessible and I'm not sure why. If I run chage -l foo I see: Minimum: 0 Maximum: 0 Warning: 5 Inactive -1 Last Change: ...
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Adding an existing user to a group with puppet

Is it possible to add an existing user to a group with puppet 2.7.18? We have two modules, each one defines one class : module "user" creates all users, including user foo and user bar. module ...
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Adding a new local user hangs netplwiz on server 2008 R2

I'm logged into a Windows Server 2008 R2 box as a domain admin. I'm trying to explicitly make myself local admin. From netplwiz, I choose add user, administrator, and click OK. Netplwiz becomes ...
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Windows 2003 Active Directory: Log failed login attempts with the password used?

Windows 2003 Active Directory: Log failed login attempts with the password used? I want to log not only the username but the password used also for debugging purpose. Is there a way to do that? One of ...
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an unknown acount is created on my CPanel server [duplicate]

I just installed CPanel on my server and after a few hours I received notification of a new account called "karukradi" does anyone know whats this?
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SBS 2011 Add Simple User for Scanner logon

Is there a better way to add a 'services' user account to SBS 2011 rather than use the 'Add User' wizard? I have a scanner that wants to put scanned files on a SMB share. Since this scanner is ...
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Enable usr account external hardisk? [closed]

I have a Windows 2008 installation on an external harddisk, it turns out that my account is disabled on this external harddisk. Can I enable this account again? For example by booting into my default ...
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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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Can you find out when a new user was created in Active Directory on Windows 2003 Server?

As the question title says, I am trying to find out when a user account was created in Active Directory. The operating system is Windows Server 2003.
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show all users on a Catalyst Cisco switch

I am new to Cisco, I am having some difficulty: I'd like to list all user accounts. show users only displays currently logged in users. I have no problem changing the enable password, but I'd like ...
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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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Active directory user alias

Do you know if exists something like "alias" for domain users? On my domain I have a short username (ex. n.surname) and i would like users could login with extended name (es. name.surname) to the same ...
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I changed the password complexity and now only administrators can log in windows server, what i can do?

I there: I changed the password complexity disabling it via a GPO and its included the server machine because i applied the GPO as a domain policies and now, only domain administrators can log into ...
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How to Automatically Create Home Directory for Active Directory User on Solaris (using PowerBroker)

I have a number of existing users in Active Directory that need a home directory created. They don't log directly in to Solaris but into a service running on that box. If I login as them their home ...
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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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Why am I getting a warning that windows is logging on with a temporary profile to run a task scheduler task?

I am having a strange problem with the Windows Server 2008 Task Scheduler. I have to run a small command-line application every few minutes. This application just executes a quick web service call on ...
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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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Impersonation Service Account

I am bringing up AppXtender Workflow Manager. One of the instructions is to create an Impersonation Service Account. I have never heard of such. What is it and how do I create an impersonation service ...
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Can an attacker remotely abuse a Windows 2008 server if he knows the username/password of a user included into “Users” group only?

There's a Windows 2008 server where there's a local user account with a known password - let it be user "dummy" and password "dummy1". That local user only belongs to "Users" group. The attacker has ...
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A single LDAP auth server for two companies

I run the network for a small company (mycompany.com) with 10 software developers and a laboratory (thelab.org) with 5 scientists. But the total number of people is 12, as 3 of them work both for the ...
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Limited root access

I have a rather unique situation that I need to come up with a solution for. We have servers by which a remote team requires having root access to our servers to perform certain jobs. We need to still ...
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How does Windows hide internal users?

I just recognized that Windows hides some special users, like for example the NT Authority\SYSTEM user or the users which are added after the installation of SQL Server (ReportServer$SQLEXPRESS, ...
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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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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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Multiple developers with a single Git account?

I've just joined an organisation that is looking to move to Git - Hooray! However, they want all the developers to commit using same user account - Boo! I'm having a hard time convincing them that ...
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Any difference between DOMAIN\username and username@domain.local?

I'm trying to troubleshoot an obscure authentication error and need some background information. Is there any difference between how Windows (and programs like Outlook) process DOMAIN\username and ...
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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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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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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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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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VSFTPD - Linux (CentOS 5) - Making a single dir FTP root

I have a VPS running CentOS5 with Apache 2.2 and mySQL, as well as VSFTPD for ftp. The user liam is a system user. I want to make the /home/html directory the ftp root for the liam user, so that when ...
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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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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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what is the default username / password of telnet?

I have installed Telnet server on my CentOs Server. and set disable = noa in xinted.d folder and reset xinted. so telnet is started. When I telnet to server,it will get login and password but I ...
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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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How can I allow a limited user to change the system time in Windows 7 without disabling UAC?

I need to allow a couple specific users rights to change their local system time in Windows 7 x64. I have already assigned them the right through group policy using the "Change the system time" user ...