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Show both Local and Domain accounts on Login Screen in Windows 8

Our employees use their laptops both as personal laptops and as work laptops. When they're at work they sign in to the domain and when they're at home they sign in to their laptop directly. The ...
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Script to delete users profile only months old profile with the Registry itself but should leave current profile intact

first of all sry if this post is repetitive for the profile deletion. If you have a correct link please post it below or the script itself. Question: as i have a lot of computers with windows 7 ...
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What's the best way to shutdown one Citrix XenApp 6.5 server in a farm with users connected?

I have a citrix farm with four application servers. The users base connections are spread out over the four for load balancing. I want to shut one down for maintenance. Can I go ahead and do that ...
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Including default files and folders in User's home directory

I'm using ubuntu server 14.04. I want to include some default files and folders in home directory for every user, whenever a new user account is created. How to make this. Can anyone help me in this. ...
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Check that a given user has a given priviledge

Given a pair of a user and a privilege I need to determine if a user have the privilege on the server. The following is true in my setup: The server is a part of a domain but not a domain controller ...
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Giving AD user accounts admin access on specific machines

Is there a way to give domain based accounts administrative access on specific machines and not others? I can control access and rights to which machines a user can log in to and what their ...
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Need to get a list of all users within a subnet of servers

I am looking to write a batch or vbs script to gather all users (local to the server. ie. administrators or a local account(not ad users)) on a collection of servers inside my network. I assume I ...
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Count of Unix users: how many is too much? [closed]

I know about Postfix MTA configuration concepts: there's tree of them and the last one is most-appropriate only because it doesn't require new Unix user to be created for new mailbox creation. From ...
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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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Puppet Duplicate declaration errors with virtual defines

I'm trying to use puppet to add all my users to a system and add all of them to a single group. However, I keep getting Error 400 on SERVER: Duplicate declaration: Group[users] is already declared ...
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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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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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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 ...