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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 to use siege to test Magento with user login?

I have a Magento site running on CentOS 6 (Amazon EC2). I've installed Varnish cache and a FPC extension called PageCache to make Varnish work with Magento. When I am not logged in, I check the ...
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Correctly setting user permissions via SSH

I'm getting stuck with user permissions on a LAMP stack (using Digital Ocean if it matters). Here's my setup. User dev has the following groups: dev www-data The /var/www folder has been set so ...
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Easy way to get all user accounts

I am in the process of migrating to a new server and I am having a number of issues due to user accounts not being present (for example nginx seems to be running under nginx user on the new system ...
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OpenSource PKI Solution : user feedback and advices [closed]

I work on securing data exchange over the Internet. We plan to use a VPN together with certificates to authenticates users. To do so I've identified various PKI solutions. EJBCA : Installed and ...
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Importing Bulk Users from .csv file leads to user logon name and domain being blank

I have the following issue when adding bulk users through a .csv file: the user logon name and the domain are blank, however the user logon name (Pre windows 2003) is showing ok. Because of this, I am ...
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Batch import local user in Windows Server 2012 R2 with a CSV file

I've got a Windows Server 2012 r2 without domain and active users. No Remote Server Administration Tools (RSAT) are installed and no Csvde command. Is there a way to import users from a csv file ? ...
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Control external drives connections and only let them connect if the admin gives permission

I want to install a Windows Server 2012 because I have to implement user control and removable storage control. I know there is a GPO which lets you deny or allow acceso to different users for ...
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How to block a users name from getting mail using postfix

I have a setup where I use /etc/aliases to define several email addresses for a user, e.g.: foo: user bar: user foo.bar: user However I want to block the users name (user@domain.com) from ...
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User write to C from CMD

I have a very strange problem. On some computers in my network I can go to C:\ directory, run edit program and save file to C:. But when I list files in directory this file is not listed. But when I ...
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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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Debian: How to lock root account AND still use cron. (cron does not work while locked account :( )

I'm setting up a small private server which is connected to internet. For security reasons I would like to lock my root account after setting everything up and then use a sudo user for further ...
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PowerShell: How to get local users and local groups, but exclude disabled accounts

I got a PowerShell command that gives me a list of users and the groups those users are members of. The only problem is that is gives me every user including those that are disabled. I need to be ...
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Website Guests Viewing

I'm not sure if this is the right place to ask but recently on my website, it is being taken down by "guests" as in all of a sudden I will have 13,000 guests on my website. Cloudflare nor OVH detects ...
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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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Set CPU affinity for all processes of specific user with taskset

I have ubuntu server 14.04, and I'm wondering if there is any easy way to achieve this task. For example, I can already do this for single processes with taskset -pac 2 29435, but is there any way to ...
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Why didn't Windows create a User_Data folder for a new profile? [closed]

Normally the User_Data folder is created automatically when the new user logs into their profile. Where/how can I check what's preventing this?
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how to integrate sendmail virtual users + dovecot + full email address as username

I need to build an email server to process virtual users for several different domains using ssl on a single server. I know how to do that with a single domain using system users + sendmail + ssl + ...
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ansible user variable overwritten by local machine user

so I am getting ansible setup and have a host configuration successfully setup via my ansible_hosts file: 104.236.59.171 ansible_connection=ssh ansible_user=root checking the configuration status ...
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SFTP logging chrooted users in OS X 10.11

I have been trying to piece together the exact setup for logging SFTP user activity for chroot jailed users on OS X 10.11 (El Capitan) from various links but I'm currently stuck. I have gotten as far ...
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Can't add built-in Remote Desktop Users group on DC to Remote Desktop Users on 2012 server

I have new 2012 servers and so far its only set to allow administrator to remote in. In Computer Management/Remote Desktop Users, the only member is administrator. When I try to add the built-in ...
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How do I add new users so the drives are mapped upon login?

In an existing Windows Server 2008 domain the users added by professional IT administrators automatically mapped drives when they logged onto any office machine. The new users I've added, however, ...
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userdel still keeps users in /etc/passwd?

I made a shell script that deletes an unix user and among other things, here the command used to delete the user : pkill -9 -u `id -u {USERNAME}` > /dev/null 2>&1 userdel -f -r {USERNAME} ...
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Prompt for credentials when accessing administrative share over network

I have an administrative share on a server called install$ (\server\install$). This share should be accessable only for administrators and helpdesk users since it contains installers from different ...
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New-AdUser : The specified account already exists

I am trying to import some AD Users using a powershell script and a file.csv but I am getting this error: New-AdUser : The specified account already exists Here is the script: Import-Module ...
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top is only showing current user processes

Recently got a dedicated server running CentOS 6.7, we have ran updates and noticed that top is only showing processes for the current user. [myuser@server2 ~]$ top -b -n1 top - 20:19:20 up 1 day, ...
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Find out if password expired or when it expires for user in a specific OU

Is there any powershell command that outputs the users that have their passwords expired from a specific organizational unit (OU). If so can it be combined in a script with another command that ...
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Make usergroups able to authorize User Account Control Prompt

I was wondering how you could make a group in Active Directory that is allowed to elevate/authorize programs with their credentials without setting them as the built in administrator? Windows server ...
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CentOS root+nologin [closed]

Can I somehow get access to root account after changing /etc/passwd file? Similar problems: Lost root access possibility /sbin/nologin How do I regain access to root after accidental chsh ...
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Unable to login with Local account (user) after joining onto domain

I am trying to login with local pc account with user level access but denied saying "you cannot log on because the logon methods you are using is not allowed on this computer". But when I am adding ...
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AD log message showing E-mail of user object creation

I am referencing the active directory log message (4720) which shows 'User Principal Name' as an email address. However there is another email address found when viewing the actual User Object ...
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Did I give access to my user folder by mistake?[Windows 7]

I shared a folder from my user in Windows 7. I want to understand if this led to sharing the whole user folder. This is the description of the issue: ...
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Permissions, owner, group inheritance? [duplicate]

I don't understand restrictions in terms of directories nesting. For example, /var/www/folder/index.html directories. What permissions, owner, group should every directory and file have? Is there such ...
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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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Postfix no outer mails recived because of “unknown user 550” (sending & local reciving possible) [closed]

I have the following problem: I can't recive emails on my email account on my server. Postfix sends back: error: unknown user (550) - mymail@domain.tld But it is possible to send mail with other ...
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Changing Password in Exchange Server only [closed]

I created 1 user in AD and created mail box in exchange 2010 server. We implemented password policy for changing password in 45 days. I was having crunch on licenses so, I deleted AD user and did not ...
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set ftp user default directory - login incorrect

On apache I created a subfolder (logged as user X) like this data/web/mypage.com/subfolder. All files and directories have X as user and group. Now I want new user Y, to be able to use folder ...
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NGNIX limit_per_ip best for 100-200 users from same IP

so i am setting up a web server running ngnix and have it all nice and running, however after some load testing i have noticed a lot of requests are getting 503 errors due to the limits set by ngnix ...
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Local User Account Disappeared After Domain Upgrade

I upgraded to server 2012 r2 from 2008 r2 I have all computers in AD The workstations with local logons are losing the local user that i have set up on them... (the admin logon is not disappearing) ...
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Unix user and group server management solution [closed]

I am looking for a piece of software designed to manage users and groups across several linux platforms. So far all I have come up with is LDAP and a GUI called phpldapadmin. Both seem really dated. ...
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give permission to Active directory user to enable/disable a device

In my network, one of users uses DOS application and he need the permission to enable and disable his graphic card using devcon command . this user is Active directory user . how can i give him a ...
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Mysql, Sequel Pro: access denied, but connecting with terminal is OK

I created a user 'vasya'@'%' with all priveleges on some dbs on a remote server. When I ssh to the server I can mysql -u vasya -p without any problems. However when I try to ssh tunnel via Sequel ...
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Filter getent passwd output with SSSD

I am using ldap_access_filter in sssd.conf in order to limit access to users that are in a specific ldap group. However, when I do a "getent passwd" I still get a full list of the ldap users. How can ...
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ProFTPd + MySQL + Apache

I am trying to set up a LAMP server with ProFTPd using MySQL authentication This is a dedicated server with a single website under /var/hitr/public. I'd like to use proftpd to for user's configured ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 “azureuser” exists - and I did not create it

I just logged into an Ubuntu 14.04 instance and in the home folder there is a user "azureuser" (yes, this is an Azure VM) with four items in it: .ssh (folder) .bash_logout (file) .bashrc (file) ...
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LDAP authentication fails

I try to set up an LDAP directory that will allow me to authenticate Debian users. Once the configuration of the LDAP server and PAM files is done, the authentication fails. I think the client doesn't ...
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Usermod -aG vs gpasswd -a as a best practice

I am aware that usermod -g is not best practice from many posts like this however they normally explain the usermod should not be used as it changes the primary group of a user. These posts dont seem ...
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Active Directory Users Delegated Permissions

This is probably a dumb question, but how does the delegated user access ad to make these changes? I have set this up but a user cannot launch the active directory users and groups tool. Only admins ...
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How do I provide a public key to a new user without granting them root access? [closed]

I have a linux server and have created a new user with useradd. However, for that user to log in, they need an public key. I have my own public key, but it lets me log in as root, so I assume it ...
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Windows: change own password of standard user by using commandline

I want to change the password of the current logged in Windows user (no Active Directory) in a scriptable way. The users have the right to change their own passwords and already can change the ...