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sudo permissions without root access

I want to give certain users on my server access to run commands as apache, but I don't want to give them full root access. Is there a way to allow a user to run a command similar to sudo -u apache ...
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Active Directory Administrative Center over Active Directory Users and Computers

Is there any difference using Active Directory Administrative Center over Active Directory Users and Computers? In training videos I've seen people mostly use the older look Active Directory Users and ...
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Why a given user can access a folder and another one does not?

I have two servers: Server one: deploy@server:/home/vftp$ ls -la total 24 drwxr-xr-x 6 ftp ftp 4096 May 7 2013 . drwxr-xr-x 7 root root 4096 Jul 19 2013 .. dr-xr-xr-- 3 ftp ftp 4096 Feb 18 ...
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Is there an order that users appear in the /etc/group file?

I was wondering if anyone knew what determines the order of users in /etc/group entries? It does not appear to be alphabetical or by UID or chronologically by date added. I don't think this makes any ...
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Which MySQL users are necessary?

My MySQL server has a number of strange users which I did not add. Are these all necessary? 'root'@'127.0.0.1' 'root'@'localhost' 'root'@'SERVERNAME' 'root'@'::1' ''@'SERVERNAME' ''@'LOCALHOST' If ...
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VSFTP and openLDAP based virtual users home directory

I have a VSFTPD server based on CentOS 6, configured to authenticate virtual users against an openLDAP server. I can login to the FTP server, however, authenticated users are not redirected to their ...
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Redirect mail from system user account to real email account

First, I would like to thank you for your time. I've come to the following situation: I've got a mail server named mx1.domain.com This mail server is virtual hosting some domains mail accounts like ...
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How to view connected users to open vpn server?

I'm developing a web site for managing open vpn users with django framework. But I need to now is there any way to extract active users from open vpn? My server is running Ubuntu 12.04.
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Zentyal: “incorrect password” on login

I've installed Zentyal 3.3 on my virtual Ubuntu server (12.04.4 LTS (GNU/Linux 3.2.0-23-generic x86_64)) as package. But when I try to login, Zentyal throws "Incorrect password". I've added my user to ...
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People think a “hidden” save file dialog box means the computer is frozen

I have had reports of my remote workstation freezing for several months, and it turns out that this is happening: User goes to print something to PDF (or save it). The file dialog box comes up ...
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Export Users Server 2008 R2

I'm using Server 2008 R2 on a single server, AD not installed. When I go into Server Manager and right click the "Users" folder under Local Users and Groups, I'm given the option to "Export List", ...
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Users can't access their samba shared homes from Windows

I installed and configure a Samba 4 as AD and I shared Homes. I can log in the Samba server and a Windows 2008 server with my users. However, on Windows, when I type "\IPSambaServer\user1" when logged ...
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Is it possible to authenticate MS AD users against another MS AD without a trust?

I have two Microsoft active directories, lets call them External and Internal, What I want to do is: Add users to Internal AD without password (Just save some other attributes for them). When a ...
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How to migrate users in SoftEther from one server to another?

I'm using SoftEther as a VPN server system and it works fine for me. But was wondering how (if its possible) to move users from one server to another without having to recreate the account? I can't ...
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How do I restrict created users to a directory and disable SSH for VSFTPD

I've been googling for my answers for a good few hours and I can't seem to get a direct answer to my questions. I have found many tutorials but many are vague. Anyways: I've recently setup VSFTPD on ...
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Active Directory - How to find what machine applied a GPO

I've got a GPO that is configured to change the local builtin Administrator's password on certain machines. I need to find what machines have applied this GPO to themselves. I've written a script that ...
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How to estimate a server specifications for this particular system? [closed]

I'm working in a college project and I'm supposed to specify the server's hardware to hold a system. The system is some kind of social network. And it is supposed to hold around 100 000 users the ...
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Users database empty after Samba3 to Samba4 migration on different servers

I have to migrate a Samba 3 to a new Samba 4 server. My problem is that the database on the samba 3 server seems a bit empty. The secrets.dtb file is only 20K whereas the “pbedit -L |wc -l”command ...
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filter admin access by IP with httpd.conf

I am trying to filter all backend url to one IP in the httpd.conf file using this piece of code : <Location /admin> Order deny,allow Deny from all Allow from 100.x.xxx.xxx ...
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Puppet notice: current_value absent, should be present

I'm trying to add a user via puppet (v 3.2.4), and get this notice on --noop: Notice: /Stage[main]/Usergroup/Group[user_one]/ensure: current_value absent, should be present (noop) Here's my ...
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Windows Server - Active Directory users: Clear Caches

On Windows Server 2008/2003, users are logging in via Active Directory. So I believe that all of them have cached local settings when they log in the first time and onwards. How/Where do you clear ...
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Copy directories modified by specific users within a certain time frame from an FTP [closed]

I am trying to cleanup a 12TB Windows FTP with several million files. Basically, I want to keep the directories that are still being used by a specific subset of users who had access, and only keep ...
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auto start user(not root user) process on fedora boot

I have a VM running under Fedora OS. That VM has four users lets say(A, B, C, D). That VM has one process running under each user. So when that VM is rebooted, what should I do so that those process ...
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User can't log in after I manually set MD5 hash

I'm using Puppet to manage user passwords. (Yes, I know LDAP is better, but I've been told from the higher-ups to use Puppet.) I have this class that, when run as root, changes bob's password to ...
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Changing user passwords with Puppet

I have this class that, when run, should let a user change their password. However, when I run it with puppet agent --test, it gives a syntax error at line 9, where it's setting the password, but I ...
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Postfix user issue - One user receives mail, the other one not

I just installed Dovecot and Postfix on my CentOS server. Now, with that, I created 2 local users that will each have a mail account. I did the following: useradd dexter mkdir /home/dexter/Maildir ...
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Creating user accounts with Puppet?

I'm just getting started with Puppet and I have the following code in my test site.pp file: class { 'account': { 'danny': home_dir => '/home/danny', groups => [ 'sudo', 'users' ], ...
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How to use Puppet to synchronize user passwords across servers? [closed]

I've been assigned to use Puppet to synchronize user passwords across an arbitrary number of servers, so that a user can change their password once and have that change pushed out to an arbitrary ...
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282 views

What user account should we use for scheduled tasks on a server with sensitive mateiral?

I'm working in a team with 10 developers. We have servers set up which performs backup, automated build of software, automated deployment and more. Some of these servers contains sensentive material, ...
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How can I synchronize users in a master-slave server setup on debian squeeze?

I'm currently setting up a 1:1 replication of a linux server. To simplify the process of updating users and groups I considered changing the uids and gids on the slave server to have them all like on ...
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How do you create a new user with access to /var/www/html with ssh?

I Need new sftp login details for developers but that is restricted to /var/www/html/ using ssh. They have to be able to edit and save files, also when the user makes changes I don't want the group ...
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List sudo users in centos

How do I list all sudo users at CentOS server? There are many groups(root, wheel, adm etc) at server, and have users in it. I am looking an easy way/command to find users in all groups who have sudo ...
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naming scheme for backup directory to be excluded

all of my users have some "home-directory" on a fileserver, which get's backed up to tape every night. in order to keep the expensive tape backups to a minimum, i'm excluding several directories from ...
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How would I make ProFTPd allow members of a group to change permissions on files owned by the group?

I have set up my web server to handle php requests as the user/group 'www-data'(30000) and proftpd set to have virtual users started at 30001 in the 'www-data' group. I know that you should not be ...
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Analysing user behaviour using IIS log

Recently I've decided to try to analyse user behavior on my site by using the information in the IIS log files in order to think of improvements to the site. I've tried some free tools to analyse logs ...
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Nagios - new user doesn't get enabled permissions

I follow simple steps from guides all over the web: a) add an user to Nagios via command htpasswd htpasswd.users username b) in cgi.cfg file add this user to lines: ...
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Can we copy some selected users to another server?

I want to run my FTP configuration with pure-ftpd-mysql on my servers. My both servers use ISPconfig with MySql replication. I use RSync to copy my data from my server 1 to my server 2 (backup ...
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SBS 2011 - User Roles appearing as if they're users?

On SBS 2011 Standard, we haven't done any customizations of organizational groups, all that is left default. However, when I'm looking at the Active Directory Users and Computers, under MyBusiness ...
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What is the vsftpd's user “ftp” intended for?

I have just recently installed a web server on a machine that I of course want a fpt client on as well. I have previously worked with vsftpd, and therefore I decided to use it this time as well. The ...
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Managing users with puppet or ldap?

There are multiple answers that effectively say that ldap should be used instead of puppet for managing actual users. I'm inclined to agree based on a scaling perspective. Onboarding new staff members ...
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Migrating Local Users from Server 2003 x86 to Server 2008 x64

I'll try to spare the sob story, but we have an FTP server we are trying to migrate from Server 2003 x86 to Server 2008 x64. This server has hundreds of FTP users, users that ONLY log on via FTP. ...
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Built-in accounts and security groups in Active Directory

The OCD part of me wants to delete all of the groups that don't have any members. The part of me that doesn't want to break things says leave them alone. Right now I have all my real users in a ...
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VPS Web Server - Single or Multiple Users

I want to start the process of learning to manage my own server and leave cPanel / WHM behind. I've just purchased a VPS (Linode) running Ubunutu. I'm going to he hosting multiple sites on there under ...
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How to give Admins Access to move users to a Single OU [duplicate]

We are delegating few acceses to some admins via taskpads; So we created a OU called "Delete" and we want the admins to move all the users to be deleted to that OU; How can we do that , how can we ...
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How to get a list of frequent VPN users from a Cisco ASA 5510?

The Cisco ASA 5510 here at work is being decommissioned and I want to find out what users used it alot. I didn't set this thing up myself, but it would be nice to add the same users to the new system ...
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Outlook Email Abuse - Guide for email etiquette?

I've spent a lot of time performing mail migrations for companies that either had very little IT focus, or no fulltime staff to handle common issues. As a result, policies governing email use and ...
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Saving Active Directory Passwords [closed]

I have a requirement for one of my clients that they would like all user passwords stored in the Description field of AD. Now this is all well and good initially because we use a script to roll out ...
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Connecting to samba ubuntu server from linux

In these days I'm setting up a small network with about twenty computers. The users of this network used windows before (now they use linux mint) and they need to access samba ubuntu folders simply ...
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How to switch to another user

I created another user in CentOs named sheilay. From the default account which is root, how can I use the user sheilay in the CLI without shutting it down? What should I do?
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linux ftp server with virtual users [closed]

i know there are already similar questions for this matter but the answers doesn't really make much sense to anyone who is not really technically comfortable in Linux. I've already tried articles ...