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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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When is a user considered “Everyone” in the “Access this computer from the network” policy

I am a bit puzzled by the existance of the "Everyone" group in this policy. Per http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/magazine/dd637754.aspx: The Everyone identity All interactive, network, dial-up, ...
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Automatically create virtualenvs for new user accounts

In Linux, how can I go about automatically creating virtualenvs for each newly created user account? Can it easily be done?
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Migrating users and IIS settings from a workgroup win2k3 machine to a new win2k8r2

I am retiring my old Windows Server 2003 Standard 32bit machine and migrating to a faster and more powerful new machine with Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard. The two sticking points are migrating ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Multiple users for same AWS-EC2 account

Is there a way to use one AWS-EC2 instance by 3 (X) different users, without sharing the .pem file? Update: Is it possible for 3 users to access 1 ec2 instance by their individual ID/password/.pem
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Copying Windows 2003 local accounts

I have a need to duplicate a Windows 2003 server's local user accounts on another Windows 2003 server. As I'm a UNIX guy I'm a bit lost (on a UNIX system I'd just copy the relevant /etc/passwd, ...
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Active Directory Account Creation

We are creating the AD account and password automatically. The Helpdesk will not know the password or use it in way. I'm looking for other companies that are maybe doing the same type of procedure. ...
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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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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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Obfuscated Account Names in Windows Computer Management / Groups

So our security auditors sent me an email indicating there were a few AD groups and accounts in the administrators group of one of our servers that should not have admin access to the machine in ...
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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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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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Powershell - check if all users in a specific OU are disabled, disable if not

I tried to search for it but I didn't find anything. Could someone help me out with an example of a script that would do this?
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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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How can I make mysql recognize root user after install?

I just installed MySQL 5.5 and right after install I was asked to set root password by executing those two commands: /usr/bin/mysqladmin -u root password 'new-password' /usr/bin/mysqladmin -u root -h ...
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Default username format in Active Directory

Since Windows 2000 NTLM has been replaced with Kerberos. Thus Kerberos uses UPNs to identify the users. UPN is also the preferred usernaming format. Now, why does Windows 7 still display a logged in ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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“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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Disallowing interactive login for specific mysql users

I want to create some mysql users for different web sites but disallow interactive connections for them. If a evil-user get the mysql login credentials of a website, creating a conexion from ...
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Can I safely delete old user folders in Windows Server 2003?

I have a Windows Server 2003 machine. When I delete a user, their folder remains in the Documents and Settings. Is it safe for me to delete those folders if I don't need any of the data in there? Or ...
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You are unable to log in to the user account “user_name” at this time

I have a Mountain Lion server and two Mountain Lion clients. I have two network users. From one of the clients I can log on using either of these two accounts, from the other I cannot log using ...
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Migrate user accounts on Server 2003 using ADMT, cannot find source domain

I'm having trouble running ADMT in that I can't find the source domain. On the source computer I've looked up the domain as xxx.local and placed xxx into the Source 'Domain' name but it doesn't show ...
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Best practice for Windows backup user?

I accustomed to create a dedicated admin-level Domain user account, on which backup processes are running, then blocking it's login ability on station, but I always thought it's a security risk. ...
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restore root account on ubuntu running in EC2 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: root locked out of EC2 How can I restore root account that is running on EC2 Ubuntu platform? In the /etc/passwd the root username got replaced with something like ...