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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 ...
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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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cannot start mysql 5.1 windows service under normal user account

MySQL 5.1 service can start under Local System account or Administrator User account. But MySQL 5.1 service cannot start under normal user account. It gives: Error 1067:The process terminated ...
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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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Ubuntu 11.04, adduser myuser: admin group is missing

Hi I'm trying to add myuser to sudoers after a fresh install with root account, # adduser myuser admin which gives: adduser: the group `admin' does not exist. however this works: # adduser ...
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How to change default user and password for Tomcat?

I have recently installed Xampp, and I am now learning JSP but after copying my `.jsp` file into the required file and starting Tomcat it won't let me access the manager without a user and password. ...
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Make files editable for guests without using chmod

Sorry if this is the wrong place to post this, or if it has been posted before. I couldn't find anything though. If I log on to a linux server without supplying a username or password (from windows ...
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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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How can I view the usernames of those SSHing into my network?

I can see the IP address of the connecting computer. I am just curious as to whether I can get the username of the computer that is connecting into the network?
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Can different Glassfish domains be owned by different unix users?

Is it possible to assign different unix users to each domain under ${GLASSFISH_HOME}/domains ? I tried assigning different users (even though same belonging to common group) I found permission ...
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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. ...
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How to instantiate Linux user accounts so that they can safely be reused? [closed]

Let's say I have 10 user accounts. I want that users logged in will use an instance of that account not the account itself. So when they log in, they will work on a copy of that account that should ...
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RemoteApp: Logging in as user x disconnects user y

I'm having a pretty bizarre problem with a Terminal Services server used for RemoteApp. In our network the server works as it should, but at a client's office if two users log in simultaneously, the ...
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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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How to restrict a linux user to read only specific folder

I want to create a user that have only access to the following directories and can't see nothing else /home/vehicles/ #read only /home/images/ #read only /home/dump/ #read and write I used this ...
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MSSE search server new user issue

I'm new to microsoft search server 2008 express. Installed it on Windows server 2003 and it works like a charm... But only from an session that is logged onto the server itself! I added a "demo" user ...
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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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249 views

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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Can't login into webmin [closed]

I bought VPS server and now I install webmin on it. so when I wanna login into webmin by http://88.198.196.118:10000/ it will redirect to https://static.88-198-196-118.clients.your-server.de:10000/ ...
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Create a Bulk user creation script on Windows Server 2008

The script below (create_user_list.bat) loops and creates 30 users. It works well on Windows Server2003 but is breaking on Server 2008. The error that is received is 'System error 5 has occured. ...
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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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Windows users and groups management software

I need software to manage a large number of groups for a FTP server. Ideally this software should also allow managing the associated NTFS rights for the folders on FTP (if they still match the ...
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User creation on Linux Redhat

Is there anyway one can determine when a user was created on Linux? I know of a couple of things one can do,but it's an unreliable way of doing it. The first option is checking when the home directory ...
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Determine all users on the Linux machine [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to list all users and groups on linux? How to determine all the users on a Linux machine (not only the ones who are logged in)? I searched and found the following ...
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How to own a folder and use by 3 users

3 users, 1 folder. Users: vsftpd (FTP server), bobmarley (normal user), www-data (Apache user) How to unite them and make so that each user can modify any of these user's data, without doing CHMOD ...
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Chroot In .bashrc For User; Operation Not Permitted

I am trying to chroot a user when they login with ssh. So, what I did is added the following line to their .bashrc file: chroot /apps/web When I login with the user though, I am getting: chroot: ...
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.htaccess Allow owner of home directory only?

Suppose I have a home directory "~someuser/www" which Apache (maintained by someone else than me) exposes as http://www.myserver.com/~someuser . If I want to limit this directory to certain users, I ...
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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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How to know what user belongs to what ip on debian

is there a way to get an overview of users logged in on my server and the ip they are connecting from ? I have the IP already, I want the user that is associated with it :)
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How to create a user with Puppet

I am trying to create a user with Puppet but everything I have been trying has failed. I am trying to create a user named "capistrano" that will be placed in the "www-data" group. I have done the ...
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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 [closed]

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. ...