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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 ...
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run script for all users

I put some script on my ubuntu linux in /etc/profile.d/myscript.sh but it's just work on my user. But it's work only user logged in not when I use sudo. # myscript.sh export MYVAL="HELLO" echo ...
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Add users in Windows machine without AD

I have several development machines where I am the administrator. We are using AD in my organization but is maintained by and offshore IT group any request takes a long time. We are currently ...
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RDP and New Accounts

I created a new user account on the domain and added them to the Remote Desktop Users group. I could login just fine locally, but when I logged in remotely I was basically told that I could not login ...
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Can I change the user id of a user on one Linux server to match another server in /etc/passwd?

I have a Rails application that is on a virtual machine (RHEL 6) and it's database is on dedicated hardware (also RHEL 6). The app server has an NFS directory from the db server mounted and ...
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preventing some local users to access a vpn

I have a linux box that connects to a VPN and enables access to 10.121.0.0/16 Personally i use this network a lot, and it would be preferable to have vpnc up and running all the time. However, on my ...
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How do I tell which users PHP and Apache are running as from a shell prompt?

I need to check what users php and apache are running as via SSH. I'm pretty inexperienced and can't figure out the correct command syntax to accomplish this. It seems like the grep command should ...
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Add alternate user to PHPMyAdmin

I have installed PHPMyAdmin on my EC2 instance, and I just wanted to know how I could add a separate user with the same privileges as the root user to the program. I am running a LAMP stack with ...
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Windows server 2003 find user's computer

I would like to see which computer is used by a user (where he's working on), is it possibile to check user session in domain's computers? Thanks
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How many users can be in a AD LDS group?

Microsoft published the recommended maximum limits for users in an Active Directory group. It basically says : Starting with Windows Server 2003, the ability to replicate discrete changes to ...
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Some fishy users in linux Rackspace instance, Can I disable the built in system users?

I just brought up an Ubunt 12.04 instance on rackspace and I have some users that I am wondering about: I see a couple of users on ubuntu 12.04 server which I don't seem like they need shell access: ...
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Solaris 10: Disable default sendmail inboxes

An inbox is automatically created for every UNIX user on the box, when the mail is sent to the nodename of the system. Is there a way to disable these default inboxes? An example of one of these ...
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How can I make user and group ids the same on two servers?

I have two servers, one of which has a volume from the other mounted as an NFS device. I have an application on the mounter that creates files that must then be manipulated by an application on the ...
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Disable CentOS users from everything but samba use.

I have a storage server running some samba shares. I need to create multiple users for each individual working at my company, but I only want them to be able to access samba from the client machines. ...
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Sharing git repo on DreamHost

I have a git repo on DreamHost that I would like to be able to share with other developers. I am only able to create it in my home directory. How do I get it so that other devs can access it via ...
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set up single directory ftp access for customer on Ubuntu

I have a user who like to use the our Bitnami AWS ec2 instance to store podcasts. Up to this point they have been using http://www.lemonzdream.com/podcastmaker/ with MobileMe. Now that MM is dead, ...
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Get access list of a user on Win 2003 server

I would like to find all unused accounts of the active directory, so I need to see the last access to the domain. I looked into the user properties but I did not find anything. Where can I find this ...
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How can I restrict a user account used for a windows service from being used to log in interactively? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Prevent service accounts from logging in locally or remotely I've got a few accounts being used to run various services eg SQL.Service, TFS.Application, etc... and want ...
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Restore SQL Server 2008 db without affecting users

When I restore a db in Sql Server 2008 R2 from data on another server, it makes a mess of the users. I have a Windows User and MsSql Login named Web_SqlA on both machines. Before the Restore, Web_SqlA ...
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how to add groupOfEntries object class to openLDAP

I am working on the design of LDAP structure, that basically should hold users and groups. There should be support for nested groups (so I thought on using groupOfNames object class) and for the ...
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Change login screen behavior to ignore Enter key?

We are running a Windows domain environment with many PCs that are running Windows XP. Users log on to the PCs with their domain user. Many users attempt to login, enter their username but then hit ...
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“your users are out of order, click re-order to fix” - what exactly does this mean and why does it effect a programs ability to load?

"your users are out of order, click re-order to fix" - what exactly does this mean and why does it effect a programs ability to load? OS: Windows 7 64 bit ultimate edition What does it mean when ...
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postfix/dovecot filter who can send mail on behalf of

I am using postfix + dovecot(imap+pop3) + mysql I whant to explicity define users or groups that can send email on behalf of others I was thinking doing this way: for all local(mysql) authenticated ...
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Puppet: how to create and manage unix users and groups

This last week I spent all effort into learning Puppet. Now I suffer from a mental buffer overflow and little confidence of ever being able to tame this beast. I came across many annotated examples ...
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Windows Remote User Managment

I have a server PC and several client PCs, each running Windows 7 Home. I would like to create a user on the server PC and have that user then available on all client PCs. User1 should be able to ...
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Utility to allow users to postpone reboot?

Does anyone know of a utility that will allow a user to postpone a reboot on their PC to safely save their work? I came across something today called "Safe Reboot" and it displayed a message saying ...
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Setting up user permissions for new user

I want to add a new user to my CentOS 6 server (let's call him Barry). I've made the user account Barry and added him to a group I created called webusers like this: groupadd webusers useradd -G ...
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How to use robocopy to move Users folder from partition c to d on Windows 7?

I just tried to copy my Users folder from partition C to partition D using the method mentioned in this post. Unfortunately I encountered two problems: When using the command robocopy c:\Users ...
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Find everything installed since server creation

I often seem to be dealing with "almost virgin" Linux installations: VMs that were created for a purpose, used briefly, but after a while we're not sure exactly what's on it. What I'd like to be able ...
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Inconsistent information in Active Directory Members and Member Of properties

I'm trying to get a list of the members of a group in Active Directory. I'm using LDAP queries, but I think that's not relevant. I've found what I believe to be an inconsistency in Active Directory's ...
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Show all users and their groups/vice versa

I know I have existing groups and users but I'm not sure about their association. Is there an shell command I can use to list all users or all groups and a command to list all groups/users for a ...
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Is it possible to get a list of all users on a computer with LanDesk?

Is there a way to use LanDesk to query all of the user accounts on a given computer?
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Is the airport extreme's 50 user limit the same in multiple access point configurations?

Im currently evaluating options for extending our Church's wireless connectivity. We're also installing a Win 2k8 Domain Controller, DHCP and DNS server. We need wireless access points that work ...
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Directory with read and write for a user is permission denied, but fine with execute permissions

I have some weirdness with my users/permissions. I currently have a user named world that has the groups world www-data admin. I have a directory at /var/abc which has the permissions 0644 or ...
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Simplest & Easy Way To Jail Users

I Need Simplest & Easy Way To Jail Users in there home directories I am looking tools like " jailkit & MySecureShell " Or simple configuration to jailing users (with full help or some good ...
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How to exclude some users from Linux Top screen?

In top screen, by default it shows all users' processes. How to exclude some users(for example, root and nobody) from the top real-time screen?
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Is it possible to restrict /tmp to 0770 permissions?

I would like to prevent 2 non-root users on the same Linux system from sharing files with each other (via their use of /tmp). Is this possible somehow? If I restrict /tmp to 0770 (root:root as the ...
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How To Create User's Virtualization Environment

what i want to do is to create user virtulized environment (online) i want to create an environment that my user connect to my server online & they will have there own online pc .. may be its ...
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Allow developers to access command line on linux server

Is there a way to create a shell user for developers to login to the server and execute command line php scripts to see the output? They have to be restricted to a folder. In other words, I don't ...
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Active Directory Default Domain User permissions?

If I create a new AD domain user account. Does it, by default, have access to locally log on to any machine in the domain and read/write to its hard drive? What are the default permissions for a new ...
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How does Dreamhost Restrict User Accounts?

Browsing around my shared hosting account on Dreamhost, I noticed that I could not create users if the name is already taken. I can cd /home/username if I created the username, but I can't cd ...
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What is a reasonable number of users who can connect to a server at the same time? [closed]

I have a server which allows only 2 connection at the same time. This can be a pain as you can't login if you are third. In another instance (if I remember correctly), the maximum allowed was 5 users. ...