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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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File/Directory permissions for SFTP user

After using the SSH quite a lot on my 1.5 week old Debian 6 VPS, I wanted to start uploading files through SFTP. I already tried that earlier, but with the root account, which isn't possible with SSH ...
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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 do I change my password on a Cisco Catalyst 2960 switch?

I was given a username and a temporary password on a catalyst switch and I can't figure out how to change my password... Upon googling, I found this but when I raise my privileges to 15 by typing ...
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placeholder for later username in /etc/skel

Is there any possibility to use a placeholder in the config files located in /etc/skel that is replaced by the username later? e.g. I place ":USER:" in one config file and create a new user with the ...
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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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Linux user cannot read or edit outside their home directory

I was wondering how to setup user accounts on linux where the user cannot read or edit outside their home directory. Thanks, Ben
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What happens to a users files when I delete the user in linux?

Thats pretty much the question: I would like to know who owns the files belonging to a deleted user
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Running apache + mod_wsgi as different user

I have a django project, which I am moving from the dev-server to apache. I have managed to get it server with mod_wsgi, but it runs as apache. Mod_wsgi documentation says, that if apache is run as ...
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Intermittent FTP login issues (Microsoft IIS FTP Service)

I've got a somewhat weird problem which I'm not sure how to troubleshoot. We have a FTP running on a Windows Server 2003 machine using the IIS FTP Service, this is for our clients and is configured ...
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Distinguish between login, user name and uid in VMWare vShere Client

When creating a new user, I see this below box. What are the different between them?
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Apache - Why my apache user is a number?

$ ps aux | grep httpd 1003 22806 0.0 0.3 17624 7684 ? S May25 0:00 /opt/web/apache/bin/httpd -k start 1003 4834 0.0 0.3 17624 7684 ? S May28 0:00 ...
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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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Limit which ports a user can bind

I'm working on a setup for a Linux based system in which user applications are executed in Linux Containers to provide confinement and limited capabilities. Each application is launched under in a ...
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Unable to remove user: “user is currently logged in”

When trying to remove the user, it returns "user is currently logged in". I already killed the user using pkill -KILL -u usernameHere and several other commands, but it does not help. How can I ...
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united authentication for multiple *nix hosts? [closed]

Something similar to NT domain controller in Linux? E.g. two hosts with one shared authentication. How to?
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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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Chroot SFTP Users

I have an Ubuntu Server, where several users log in to upload some files. Each user has a home directory, in which I 'd like to be chrooted. e.g. user1 connects with sftp to the server and is ...
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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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restrict ssh to run commands for some users

I have a machine where only some users should be allowed to login and execute commands over ssh, rest all users can ssh and run commands but should not login i.e no tty for other users. Can someone ...
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Messed up Linux permissions - how to fix?

I was doing an rsync and accidently reversed the command so it overwrote a bunch a files from our backup server on the main server. The backup server is in a chroot jail so it overwrote these files: ...
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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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What happens when you uninstall a per-user installation?

What happens if an MSI installation is set to install as per-user, and 3 different users log on and each install the app? Will Windows Installer recognise that the same MSI has already been installed ...
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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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Any way to allow local computer login to access domain network remotely?

I am setting up a laptop for a customer (Windows 7). He needs to be able to access SQL server on his office network while on the road. What we are trying to do: Since he will be out of the office, he ...
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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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FTP doesn't allow /usr/sbin/nologin user

I want to setup a ftp for couple of ftp-only users with vsftpd. I configured the FTP to enable local user access. It works fine. But once I edit the users' shell to /usr/sbin/nologin, it couldn't log ...
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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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change account's main domain in directadmin [closed]

Before anything I should acknowledge that my question was not understandable enough. So I totally edited that I have a VPS with DirectAdmin control panel. One of my users had registered with ...
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When is directadmin user detail (especially bandwidth) updated? Possible to be online? [closed]

I hope it be the right place for asking about Directadmin, cpanel and other moderation web application. (I've deleted my question from pro webmaster site at http://webmasters.stackexchange.com and ...
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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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rsync permission problems

First, I know that it was discussed before but I cannot seem to find a reliable solution for this... I have CentOS 5 with Plesk panel on my remote server where I have sites that need to be backed up. ...
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In what condition, should I create a system user instead of a normal user?

From the adduser command, I saw the option --system to create a system user. A system user will use /bin/false and by default belong to nogroup. It also won't copy the /etc/skel to the home ...
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Run as different user

On a RedHat system, i'm trying to launch a program with a different user who dont have any shell. In /etc/passwd, shell is /sbin/nologin. I have tried: su myuser -c /home/myuser/script.sh Result: ...
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Cannot login to mysql after setting incorrect mysql privileges/host

On CentOS 5.x I used webmin panel and I was in mysql settings, I was trying to allow "root" to login from my home ip in addition to localhost. In the hosts list I had "any" or "localhost", I tried to ...
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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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Proftpd CentOS user can only login with a /bin/bash shell

I've created a user and assigned a password and group (new group). The problem is this user can only login to FTP (proftpd) if he has shell = /bin/bash If I set the shell to /bin/false then Proftpd ...
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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 ...