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MySQL allows entry without Password

I have configured my MySQL Database to require passwords on all users, even root from the machine itself. Now I discovered that there are empty Users in my Database Reproduce: mysql -u root -p and ...
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Special SSH Configuration

At the moment in my sshd_config I have it set so that passwords cannot be used and only keys can be used to login. I need to enable passwords for one user. This user is yet to be created and has to ...
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What User Should NGinx and PHP be running as?

Permissions are something that have confused for me a while with Linux. So at the minute both my NGinx and PHP-FPM instances are running with the user and group : www-data Is this standard? I ...
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How to know what user belongs to what ip on debian

is there a way to get an overview of users logged in on my server and the ip they are connecting from ? I have the IP already, I want the user that is associated with it :)
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Unable to change user in security context of symlink

I have created a few symbolic links to replace some broken links in /etc/pam.d. The original links have system_u as the user. The newly created ones somehow have unconfined_u as the user. I am not ...
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Setting up individually accessible public_html for each user of a linux machine

I have a dedicated server on which I have a site http://www.example.com I need to create a user and: allow him ssh and ftp access into it allow him to access a page such as: ...
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Allow scp/ssh for www-data user

I am on Amazon EC2 using Ubuntu 10.04.2 My web folder is owned by www-data so I want to be able to log into my server as www-data for ssh and scp. Thanks! Adding the line to my /etc/ssh/sshd_config ...
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Tracking local user accounts for security audit

I would like to compile a list of local users accounts from all servers on the network. This would include domain and non domain W2K3 machines. A script to run net user and pipe the results to a file? ...
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www-data and server user

I have a WordPress installation on my first VPS, and ownership problem with www-data user and user I created (let's call it user1) to use for login (I disabled root login). I use user1 for FTP, but I ...
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placeholder for later username in /etc/skel

Is there any possibility to use a placeholder in the config files located in /etc/skel that is replaced by the username later? e.g. I place ":USER:" in one config file and create a new user with the ...
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Default user for MySQL [duplicate]

With a fresh (but old) install of Ubuntu and MySQL, I found I could access the MySQL via command line client without being asked for any user or password. Logging in as root requires the root ...
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Jail users in a directory

I have a vps running debian OS and would like to create user accounts on it. I want it so that when the user logs in with sftp, everything in var appears to be their home directory and they cannot ...