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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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Why am I getting unauthorized errors with Powershell get-winevent?

I'm a domain admin equivalent, I've tried running in an elevated console (right-click> run as administrator), and I'm consistently getting errors when executing get-winevent -logname application | ...
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Is windows scheduled task dependent on hostname and user-account name?

My PC credentials --> [[user: sunny ; pwd: sunny ; hostname:sunny1234]] I created a scheduled task under hostname: sunny1234, with user-name: sunny and pwd:sunny and task was created successfully. ...
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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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copying user profile on windows 7

Is there a tool or a trick to easily duplicate a windows profile? My problem is that I have a local user profile and I like to copy that for another user. Additionaly that profile was created ...
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Windows 8.1 - Change Microsoft Account to Local Account from Administrator Account

My apologies if this should be posted elsewhere. I've searched around and cannot find an answer, and have found a few places that it seems appropriate to ask, and this is one of them. Let me know if ...
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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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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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How can I copy MySQL users table from one server to another?

I'm setting up up a new MySQL server and I'd like to give it the same set of usernames, allowed hosts, and passwords as an existing server (which is going away). Would it work to just do a dump of ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Command line active directory query email address for username

On Windows XP in an Active directory environment - what is the easiest way for me to query a user's email address from AD given their username on the command line. (Assuming I know where it is kept ...
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How to delete domain user profile from a computer?

I'm wondering how to safely remove a domain user profile from a computer that is a part of a domain. I don't want to delete the account from the domain itself, I just need to remove the profile from ...
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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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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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How to prevent user from logon of an account used for impersonation only?

Currently I have a windows service written in C# (running as LocalSystem) which creates a user account, needed for impersonation, by using the DirectoryEntry to add the user/password and associated ...
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Unable to delete a user from a Linux CentOS 6.3 machine, what can be done?

When I try deleting my user (from a root shell) it says userdel: cannot remove entry 'itaig' from /etc/passwd The user isn't even displayed on /etc/passwd. [root@ab2c1 ~]# su - itaig su: warning: ...
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Share desktop and documents folders among multiple Windows accounts?

We have several Windows workstations which are shared by multiple users. I'm currently considering a scheme where users have their own user accounts and profiles, but they share the same Desktop and ...
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Wget: Is there a way to pass username and password from a file?

Is there a way to pass the username and password from a file instead of the command line via --user and --password? Background: I want to run wget via cron and don't want the username/password show ...
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ProFTPd MySQL query %u resolves to proftpd, not username

I am trying to use ProFTPd's MySQL configuration to set up FTP login to my server. I have a SQLNamedQuery that is used to get the user info from the database (see Setting up ProFTPd with default home ...
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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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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 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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How to send Linux Passwd / Usernames + Passwords via Mail Script?

How can I send one user list automatically 1 times a week via e-mail with all users and passwords from them per email ?
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What's the best way to see logged in users on Windows Server 2012?

Right now I use a powershell script to see the currently logged in users. But I don't see if there session is idle, active or inactive. I can see when the session was started but that's it. Is there a ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Exim, hot to route local mail to other adress

I have setuped an Exim4 server on my debian wheezy server. This mail server only sends mail coming from localhost. The purpose is sending mail for my website. I have cron tasks and other services ...
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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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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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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 ...