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PowerShell: How to get local users and local groups, but exclude disabled accounts

I got a PowerShell command that gives me a list of users and the groups those users are members of. The only problem is that is gives me every user including those that are disabled. I need to be ...
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how to monitor user web activity on workgroup network? [on hold]

I get a task to monitor one of staff, her web activities. our local network is based on workgroup, we have vigor 2830. I try to monitor on router but it's very difficult. I install smart monitor, not ...
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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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Website Guests Viewing

I'm not sure if this is the right place to ask but recently on my website, it is being taken down by "guests" as in all of a sudden I will have 13,000 guests on my website. Cloudflare nor OVH detects ...
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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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How to create virtual users in vsftpd?

I am running vsftpd on my Debian squeeze server. I configured it to chroot local users into their /home/ directory. Now, the problem is that users' web pages are outside of their /home/ directories ...
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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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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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vsftp give user only access to a certain folder

I use CentOS 5.5 and I installed vsftp. I created a user "myUser" and every time I use Filezilla and log with this user I get directed to the users home-folder, but still have access to pretty much ...
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What User Should NGinx and PHP be running as?

Permissions are something that have confused for me a while with Linux. So at the minute both my NGinx and PHP-FPM instances are running with the user and group : www-data Is this standard? I ...
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Prevent users from going upward from their home directories [closed]

I guess this questions has been asked a few times, but my needs are very specific, so I'll take my chance in asking. I have three users, which each have a folder in /var/share, soft linked to there ...
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Where can I find data stored by a Windows Service running as “Local System Account”?

I'm using a service which stores data on disk. The service is running as "local system account". Where is the stored data for that system user? I'm thinking about C:\Documents and Settings\Default ...
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User in Administrators group has not the same rights as Administrator (Win 2012 R2)

I have created a user admin and putted this user in the Administrators Groups (local, there is no AD). But This admin user has not the same rights as the Administrator user itself. Example 1: a file ...
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How to get the time and date at which a user account is locked/unlocked in unix?

I need to get the exact time and date at which a user account was locked or unlocked in Linux. passwd -S command can give the status of an account i.e., if its locked or unlocked.
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Set CPU affinity for all processes of specific user with taskset

I have ubuntu server 14.04, and I'm wondering if there is any easy way to achieve this task. For example, I can already do this for single processes with taskset -pac 2 29435, but is there any way to ...
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Why didn't Windows create a User_Data folder for a new profile? [closed]

Normally the User_Data folder is created automatically when the new user logs into their profile. Where/how can I check what's preventing this?
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how to integrate sendmail virtual users + dovecot + full email address as username

I need to build an email server to process virtual users for several different domains using ssl on a single server. I know how to do that with a single domain using system users + sendmail + ssl + ...
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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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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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SFTP logging chrooted users in OS X 10.11

I have been trying to piece together the exact setup for logging SFTP user activity for chroot jailed users on OS X 10.11 (El Capitan) from various links but I'm currently stuck. I have gotten as far ...
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Can't login to Cygwin sshd server with a non-administrator user account

I'm having some difficulties logging in to my Windows 2008 server (a DC) running Cygwin sshd. I can log in fine with an account that is a member of the Domain Admins group, but when I try with a ...
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List user's folder access permissions

I have a user in a domain who has access to multiple subfolders in multiple folders. His rights were defined pretty granularly. Now he's leaving the company but will continue to work for a firm as a ...
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ansible user variable overwritten by local machine user

so I am getting ansible setup and have a host configuration successfully setup via my ansible_hosts file: 104.236.59.171 ansible_connection=ssh ansible_user=root checking the configuration status ...
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Check that a given user has a given privilege

Given a pair of a user and a privilege I need to determine if a user has 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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Adding an administrator user to SQL Server 2008

How do you add an administrator user to SQL Server 2008?
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Users satisfaction with IT support

How do you find out how satisfied are users with your IT support? Surely from time to time they tell you: this and that doesn't work, that was good and you talk with users daily, etc. But do you run ...
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Ubuntu enable user to save files in dir

I want the user 'kevin' to be able to ftp/sftp read/write/execute files in the /home/kevin/public_html dir... This shouldn't be hard, I'm just a beginner. Any advice is welcome!
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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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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 do I deny a user-based Group Policy for a specific computer?

So we have a GPO setup to redirect "My Documents" to a server location for all users in the domain (it's linked to the root "Users" OU). This works just fine, but we have 2 special workstations that ...
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remote login into windows [closed]

I have Microsoft domain, scccm and enable winRM. When the clients coming into workstation they press CTRL+ALT+DELETE and type his nickname and password to login into system. I sometimes need login the ...
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How do I add a MySQL super user with root-like permissions?

Using PhpMyAdmin on XAMPP, I want to add a super user that has the same privileges as 'root'@'localhost'. This is because I want to create a MySQL instance that my local machine will serve as a ...
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Oracle 10g install on Linux Red Hat 4.0

New to linux redhat and oracle 10g. Having problems creating an Oracle software user. Input as /root /user/sbin/useradd -g oinstall -G dba[,oper] oracle Output useradd: unknown group dba[ useradd: ...
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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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Can't add built-in Remote Desktop Users group on DC to Remote Desktop Users on 2012 server

I have new 2012 servers and so far its only set to allow administrator to remote in. In Computer Management/Remote Desktop Users, the only member is administrator. When I try to add the built-in ...
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How do I add new users so the drives are mapped upon login?

In an existing Windows Server 2008 domain the users added by professional IT administrators automatically mapped drives when they logged onto any office machine. The new users I've added, however, ...
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userdel still keeps users in /etc/passwd?

I made a shell script that deletes an unix user and among other things, here the command used to delete the user : pkill -9 -u `id -u {USERNAME}` > /dev/null 2>&1 userdel -f -r {USERNAME} ...
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New-AdUser : The specified account already exists

I am trying to import some AD Users using a powershell script and a file.csv but I am getting this error: New-AdUser : The specified account already exists Here is the script: Import-Module ...
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Prompt for credentials when accessing administrative share over network

I have an administrative share on a server called install$ (\server\install$). This share should be accessable only for administrators and helpdesk users since it contains installers from different ...
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top is only showing current user processes

Recently got a dedicated server running CentOS 6.7, we have ran updates and noticed that top is only showing processes for the current user. [myuser@server2 ~]$ top -b -n1 top - 20:19:20 up 1 day, ...
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Find out if password expired or when it expires for user in a specific OU

Is there any powershell command that outputs the users that have their passwords expired from a specific organizational unit (OU). If so can it be combined in a script with another command that ...
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How do I check on the visitor statistics of a website that I do not own? [closed]

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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Hiding the active Administrator account in Windows 8

I am trying to use the integrated "Administrator" account in Windows 8. The problem is that I do not want this account to appear on the Welcome Screen for login. I tried to hide the account by using ...
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Make usergroups able to authorize User Account Control Prompt

I was wondering how you could make a group in Active Directory that is allowed to elevate/authorize programs with their credentials without setting them as the built in administrator? Windows server ...
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CentOS root+nologin [closed]

Can I somehow get access to root account after changing /etc/passwd file? Similar problems: Lost root access possibility /sbin/nologin How do I regain access to root after accidental chsh ...
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Unable to login with Local account (user) after joining onto domain

I am trying to login with local pc account with user level access but denied saying "you cannot log on because the logon methods you are using is not allowed on this computer". But when I am adding ...
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AD log message showing E-mail of user object creation

I am referencing the active directory log message (4720) which shows 'User Principal Name' as an email address. However there is another email address found when viewing the actual User Object ...
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Disabling access to System Properties in Windows XP

I want to make it hard for users on a domain to access things like System Properties. Is there a way I can disable things like right clicking the start menu, accessing System Properties, and any other ...
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Jail user to only read/write into their user directory

I'm running a Ubuntu server and wanted to know if there was a way to only allow a user (connecting via FTP and SSH) read and write access to their own /home/user/ directory and not let them read or ...
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How to tell start-stop-daemon to update $HOME and $USER accordingly to --chuid parameter

I'm trying to run a service that uses $HOME and $USER environment variables. I could set them in service itself, but that would only be a temporary solution. Let's say I have a script test.sh with ...