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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 ...
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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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Best Practices in Username Standards: Avoiding Problems

I'm interested in finding out what people's experiences with standard usernames is. I've always been in places that used {firstInitial}{lastname} (sometimes with a length-limit). Now I've users that ...
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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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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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FreeBSD aliased user identification and GNU screen

The situation is the following. I have FreeBSD user M, which is an alias for root, i.e., its UID equals to 0. I have a daemon started as M (as a shell for an autologin console, if it matters). The ...
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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 possible to call user both by number and by name in Freeswitch?

How should I configure freeswitch directory entry so that it will be possible to call this user both by numeric number and by textual username?
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How can I view the usernames of those SSHing into my network?

I can see the IP address of the connecting computer. I am just curious as to whether I can get the username of the computer that is connecting into the network?
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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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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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How to make sendmail to relay local mails?

I have www server called say mywebsite.com and mail serwer mymail.com. Mail for mywebsite.com is handled by mymail.com (mx record for mywebsite.com is mymail.com). Problem is that I want to send mails ...
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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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WINXP/AD GPO: Allow non-admin user to log off existing locked session

I'm looking to create a policy that would allow non-administrator users the ability to log off other non-administrators who have left and have a locked screen. I really don't want to give the users ...
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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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How to tell where user account is logged in

In a windows 2003/2008 mixed domain, is it possible to find out where on the network a particular account is logged into? The account keeps getting locked out, and we think the account may be logged ...
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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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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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1answer
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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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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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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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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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How can I automate clearing and resetting a Linux user's home directory to a default?

I'm helping to teach two Unix courses next week. Users will be granted an account on a RHEL 5 machine, during which time they'll add files to their /home folder, update their .bashrc and other ...
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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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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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How to find all local user accounts in chef

Using opscode chef, is there a way to find or loop over all user accounts? I need to create a configuration file in each users home directory. I do not want to loop over any directory structure for ...
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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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Synchronizing users between two identical Windows 2008 R2 instances (second one is XenConvert clone)

I'm running IIS 7 server where users are using dedicated application pools so I need for all of them separate users. I'm moving my environment to XenServer and I'm using for this XenConvert tool. ...
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TfsConfig Identity /change for workgroup accounts to domain accounts

I have successfully migrated a TFS 2005 Workgroup server to a new Team Project Collection in TFS 2010. I am trying to use the TfsConfig Identity /change /fromdomain:WORKGROUPNAME /todomain:DOMAINNAME ...
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How do I set my web server to run as a specific user other than 'nobody'?

This is for an unremarkable LAMP server running Ubuntu. The reason I want to do this is because I want a php script to be able to run a linux command via the exec() function and the command I want to ...
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Account is no longer attached to the computer [closed]

The comapny that I work for has split into different branches to become more efficient and I had to move from our main office into the smaller office. Now this place has a different domain and setup ...
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How do I delete the Administrator account?

I would like to delete the built-in "Administrator" account on non-domain-joined Windows 2008 Server (R2). The user registry (ntuser.dat) for the Administrator account has become corrupted. I have ...
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git bash change username

I am using git bash and its trying to use my Windows username to login with "git push origin Dev" but I want it to use a different name, my username on the remote. How can I change this? Thanks
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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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Creating user accounts in Amazon EC2

I am putting together a test environment using Amazon's EC2 for me and some friends to collaborate on a project. I am not a server guy but I do know my way around a bash prompt and have done some ...
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(windows) reset or change username & password for a login to another computer (samba/linux) on the LAN

When you open up the 'Network' window on windows, and you see computers and or network shares for the workgroup, well, I accidentally input the wrong username / password for the computer it is ...