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apache users linux

I'm working with Apache on an ec2 box. I'm trying to generate keys for a user, apache on the system. However, I don't have permission, because it's ec2. So, I sudo - and get asked for a password for ...
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How to find active FTP users in the last 60 days?

Hi I'm not really a sysadmin, but I inherited a webserver running Red Hat 3. I'm going to replace the server with a newer OS, but I want to find out which users are still using it. My users don't ...
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Are NT Authority Users Automatically Created

TFS service module has a login option of NT_Authority\Network Service. If I select that, will TFS be able to login? Is the NT_Authority a group that I need to add users to? Or is NT_Authority\network ...
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Denying\Allowing Remote Desktop Users in Windows 2008 Server r2

i'm managing a W2008 Server box. As for maintenance i need for some hours to deny access to all users in the Remote Desktop Users and Allow Administrators only. I've tried in gpedit.msc under user ...
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Denying/Allowing Remote Desktop Users in Windows 2008 Server R2

I'm managing a Windows 2008 R2 Server box. For maintenance, I need for some hours to deny access to all users in the Remote Desktop Users and allow Administrators only. I've tried in gpedit.msc ...
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Convert local users to AD domain users Windows Server 2008 R2

I created a bunch of local accounts on machines at work before we had AD set up. Now I'd like to consolidate all the local accounts into domain accounts. For instance, I've got user "Fred Jones" on ...
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How to consolidate users in windows server 2008

I'm new to Windows Server. Sorry for the beginner question. At work (4 employees, ~10 computers), I've set up an AD on one of our servers. Before I did this, I created accounts/logins for each ...
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Cross-group file permissions in Linux

I have 2 users: Alice and Bob and 2 groups: Management and Personnel. Alice has primary group Management, and secondary groups Personnel and Alice. Bob has primary group Personnel and secondary group ...
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Granting access to user's file store without their knowledge or consent [closed]

As a system administrator, if you were asked to facilitate access to your users' file store so that a director could look at what types of files are being stored, what would your response be? The ...
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Users logging into Windows 2008 R2 Server?

We've found a bunch of users in our server's "Users" folder. Not entirely sure how this happened, or what is going on. This server is also our front end mail server (Exchange 2010) We have ...
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What should I do about a “misbehaving” user?

What should I do about this user? The user is: Downloading pornography Attempting unauthorized access Running hacking software Sending unsolicited email Installing software / tampering with the ...
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How to sort Unix users & groups fixed for web production

I'm running a Linux webserver (apache2) and I'm having problems with modifying files between different users. The biggest problem is deleting files created by apache/php via FTP, I just get Permission ...
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How much network overhead (and file locking issues) can I expect for 25-50 users on a Visual FoxPro 9 ERP DB via SMB/CIFS?

Alternate question title: How can I translate “This software gives me the creeps” to a business case to upper management for not buying it? I am the IT Department for a small company which has ...
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How do I check on the visitor statistics of a website that I do not own?

How do I check the visitor statistics of a webpage/website that does not belong to me ? (for example, I would like to know roughly how many people actually use http://www.askjonskeet.com/)
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Error when using mysql to create or change users

I went to change passwword on my mysql user to make sure it was correct for wordpress and when i did it i got Failed to save user : SQL flush privileges failed : Table 'mysql.servers' doesn't exist so ...
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Postfix - distribution of mail users not working

I have problem with distribution emails, I need email from domain @cokdeje.cz send to user forexample info, from domain @surfujeme.cz to another, etc. /etc/postfix/main.cf smtpd_banner = ...
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Active directory list of users and “member of” from trusted domain

I've been trying to create a csv file of all the members of an AD but since some groups have members from another trusted domain, these users are not showing up. I also tried outputting users in a ...
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mysql.user table corrupt even after re-install

I recently corrupted the mysql.user table in my mysql install on centos 5.6, so I removed the mysql and mysql-server packages and then removed /var/lib/mysql. Then, I re-installed mysql and ...
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Running OpenFire as a different user

I have a Ubuntu 10.4 system on which I'm running OpenFire but it currently runs as root. How can I make Openfire run as a different user? Thanks
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Get a reliable mapping of users-to-computers in Active Directory environment

Need to assign users to their workstations for purpose of assigning computer access for Remote Web Workplace in Small Business Server 2011. To do this, I need a reliable list of users' workstations. ...
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Creating users in cpanel

We have recently purchased VPS server hosting and manage it through a WHM cpanel interface. There are many users who need to access this and all of them currently use it through the root login. ...
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SVN repository in /srv/subversion is owned by user apache and I don't have sudo - how to add/edit users? [closed]

I'm working with an SVN repository on managed hosting for a client, using a login into the Linux server the client gave me. I don't think I can get root access as it's held by the managed hosting ...
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maximum amount of users on ORiNOCO® AP‐700 and AP‐4000 and Cisco 1200 and 1140?

I'm doing a study on how providers can increase usage of public hotspots, and found that they are using ORiNOCO® AP‐700,AP‐4000 ,Cisco 1200 and 1140 wifi access points. What is the maximum amount of ...
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Nginx: Run fastcgi process under individual owners, like suexec on Apache?

I've had issues with Apache 2 on my server of which I had an Apache2-worker/php-fpm setup and am migrating to Nginx. I've followed various guides to set up the wrapper script for fastcgi spawning ...
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domain users migration from Ichain to UAG

When migrating(for authentication) IChain to UAG getting the below error. The description for Event ID ( 0 ) in Source ( CMAGENTServiceCMSWEBDEV0 ) cannot be found. The local computer may not have ...
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Windows 7 Enterprise lost the ability to switch users

One of our laptops runs Windows 7 in a work-group (rather then domain), and recently, it lost the ability to switch users. I mean, the "Shut down -> Switch user" just doesn't appear there, and ...
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Auditing user behavior in a small organization to prepare IT restructuring

My company will be working on restructuring/rethinking the whole IT infrastructure for a small company (about 25 employees). A part of this is a migration to Google Apps for email, calendar, etc. That ...
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Migrate openldap users and groups

I have an OpenLDAP server running on one of my ubuntu 8.10 servers. I used command-line only for OpenLdap installation and some basic configurations, everything else I'll configure with the Webmin gui ...
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Root users and mysql: `sudo mysql` vs `/root/.my.cnf`

I have a /root/.my.cnf file which stores the mysql root user's password: [client] password = "my password" When I log in as system root and enter mysql, I get a passwordless login: myuser@local:$ ...
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Is there an easy, affordable solution to network-wide backup for Windows Server 2003?

I work for a public school, and our technology is several years old. Our IT budget is, like most government-run organizations, pre-set several years in advance. What I'm looking for is a way to back ...
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Fixing Broken Groups

I just got onto a new project with the student government at my University and we're trying to get our webserver into a more workable state. The current problem is that all of us for some reason have ...
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Who uses OpenXPKI?

I'm evaluating PKI solutions for my client, and among other more technical attributes I'd like to be able to report a few marquis users of each solution. Many projects list well-known users or link ...
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How to reject messages to unknown user in sendmail cooperating with MS-Exchange?

I have an MS Exchange 2003 configured as a mail server for an organization. As this server is located in this organization internal network and I don't want to expose it directly over internet, I have ...
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Customising Start Menu programs using GPO

Theres so much junk in the "All Programs" section of Windows these days. I'm trying to customise it so that it just shows a restricted list of relevant apps to the users. I'm using Server 2003 and Win ...
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List users in all specified unix groups

Is there an easy way to get a list of users who are in all specified groups? For example, if I have the following users: fred - rainbow, dell jane - hp zippy - rainbow, hp, dell george - hp, dell ...
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Avoiding viruses 101

I'm looking to send out an email to my users to give them advice on avoiding getting viruses and phishing emails. I've found http://www.sonicwall.com/furl/phishing/ which is a bit dated and is ...
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Cleaning Up Unused Users and Groups (Ubuntu 10.10 Server)

I'm very much a beginner when it comes to Ubuntu and I've been learning the ropes by diving in and writing a (backend-language independent) web app framework that relies on apache, some clever ...
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Jail Linux user to directory for FTP login

I'm planning on using vsftpd to act as a secure ftp server, but I am having difficulty controlling the linux users that will be used as ftp logins. The users are required to be "jailed" into a ...
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How do I mange permissions for multiple users editing the same code on my server?

I have a server that a few different coders will be using to work on various websites. Each coder will need to have access to each website. There's two 'clean' methods I've come up with to do this ...
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NMap - running as root yields different response than running as another user

nmap -eeth1 [hostname] -p80 Running that command as root uses interface one and fails as expected (interface one is on a subnet blocked by the host.) Using interface 0 succeeds as it should. ...
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How can give installation permission to domain user?

How can I give installation permission to a particular domain user on a domain client machine? Thanks for the great help!
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checkpoint utm-1 edge concurrent users

I am considering to buy a UTM-1 firewall. However, I didnt get exactly what concurrent users mean. There are three models for Concurrent Users 16/32 or Unlimited. What does this mean ? How is ...
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List Groups Common to a set of Users

I need a way to find the set of groups common to a list of users. I have a list of about 4 users I want to compare and find which groups they are all members of. Is there a quick way to do this in ...
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Solaris NFS: user permissions

I am very new to NFS. I would like to make sure I am clear. If the NFS server shares a directory rw,, and all the files in the directory are permissions 700 and user/group for those files is ...
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How to add a domain user to the local admin group remotely?

I need to add a domain user in the local administrator group remotly and I have to the local admin password
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How do I list all users with root?

On a linux box, how do I list all users that have root priveleges (and even better, all users in general along with if they have root or not)?
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Securing Linux Users

I would like to know what is best solution for securing linux user account on application and database server (JBoss, Tomcat, mysql database).Lets asume i have user jboss for running JBossm and user ...
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Move home directory in Ubuntu

We are running an Ubuntu server and have several people in the company that need to have SSH access. This is a web server and the different sites reside in /home. When I create a new user on the ...
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What is the best way to address users storing and streaming music within your company?

We have a number of users who have MP3s in their home directories which are stored on our centralized file server. This has a negative affect on how long our backups take, how much drives space we ...
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How do I grant full permissions to a user with mysql?

How do I grant full permissions to a mysql user? Im running MySQL 5.1 on Redhat. I tried using cpanel, but when I use jet profiler it says I do not have full permissions. I am not too good with ssh, ...