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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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What is the difference between `su` and `su -` in CentOS?

I tried to switch to 'root' in CentOS by running su. It does change to 'root', but it doesn't seem to be a real 'root' user. For example, by default, ifconfig command in /sbin is not found in the ...
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How do I provide a public key to a new user without granting them root access? [on hold]

I have a linux server and have created a new user with useradd. However, for that user to log in, they need an public key. I have my own public key, but it lets me log in as root, so I assume it ...
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How to monitor L2TP IPSEC VPN [closed]

I have a debian wheezy server with L2TP over IPsec and Openswan installed. I want to know if there is a tool (or commands / logs where to extract data) where I can see: connected users number and name ...
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SFTP Error - Couldn't read packet: Connection reset by peer

I try to configure SFTP on Centos 7, on my first server it works perfectly, but on my second server when I try to connect me with : sftp USERNAME@serveripaddress I have this error : Could not read ...
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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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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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How to create user “nginx”?

Im just installed nginx from source but when run /etc/init.d/php_cgi start, there is a message:Starting php-cgi: spawn-fcgi: can't find user name nginx ...one more I dont know about their ...
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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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Windows: change own password of standard user by using commandline

I want to change the password of the current logged in Windows user (no Active Directory) in a scriptable way. The users have the right to change their own passwords and already can change the ...
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Migrate local user to LDAP server and keep the old user directory

I have an existing Debian server with a lot of local user (these user account are used for application authentication and keeps files in each home directory), and I want to migrate all the local user ...
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Spamassassin cannot write files to disk

I am running spamassassin on Ubuntu 14.04 as root. When I am calling any of the methods, such as Check or ReportSpam, I am also passing in another user that the check should be run as. However I get a ...
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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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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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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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Restrict the user to access one folder only and deny all other folder in D: drive [closed]

I am running windows server 2008. I have a user to which I need to set permission so that he can access only one particular folder and deny access to all other folder.How can i set the permission.
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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. ...
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Powershell - check if all users in a specific OU are disabled, disable if not

I tried to search for it but I didn't find anything. Could someone help me out with an example of a script that would do this?
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Suggestions required on how to allow users access to WiFi Captive Portals when roaming

I have written a script that will turn the proxy settings off and back on again after an allotted period but you often need to open up Internet Options > Connections > LAN Settings and click OK for ...
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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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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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Users as local admins on Windows machines

I am in charge of a Windows-based network of over 70 computers at work. Servers are Windows Server 2008 and workstations are Windows Vista and Windows XP. Most users are researchers, and some of them ...
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Active Directory Copy User and his password on another domain (and forest)

Is there a way (PowerShell would be nice) to copy a user (I need sAMAccountName) and his password, from one domainA (forestA) to domainB (forestB). All Active Directory servers are on LAN and this is ...
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Migrating Local Users from Server 2003 x86 to Server 2008 x64

I'll try to spare the sob story, but we have an FTP server we are trying to migrate from Server 2003 x86 to Server 2008 x64. This server has hundreds of FTP users, users that ONLY log on via FTP. ...
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command for list users in linux system

How can i list all the linux users when the ldap autentication is cofigured? I remember that there are one command to list the /etc/passwd files and the ldap users.
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Export Users Server 2008 R2

I'm using Server 2008 R2 on a single server, AD not installed. When I go into Server Manager and right click the "Users" folder under Local Users and Groups, I'm given the option to "Export List", ...
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Where is a user guide for Alfresco?

Where is a user guide for Alfresco like exits for Nuxeo: Nuxeo Document Management: the User Guide
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Can IIS handle a web application deployment under moderate user load?

It is my understanding that IIS should be able to handle a scenario, where I can xcopy updated web application files (.dll, .aspx, etc.) out to a running web server. IIS will detect that the files ...
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Dump users and group membership to file

I'm trying to get an oracle 6.2 system (same as redhat 6.2) to find all the users on the system, then take the username of each user discovered and query group membership of each user individually, ...
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Local Profile to Domain Roaming Profile Windows Background Black

Intro I've setup a Domain at my house and I want my local profiles to be a Roaming Domain Profile. This is what I did so you guys know all my steps: Let's use the local Profile Pikachu and the ...
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How to get all logged in users in an active directory environment?

Sometimes you want to write an email to all users that are currently in the office. You could now just insert all the email addresses into a mail but you might not know who's in the office your you ...
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Active Directory Export GPO user

I would like to get in .csv (or any other readable format) all my AD users and the policies that they need to comply (the type of authentication each user needs, his event logging properties and even ...
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Command shows different results when I login as a user vs su to the user

I'm trying to run a simple command from an init.d script and I'm troubleshooting why the command doesn't work when I run it from my init.d script but works when I run it as my user. Can someone ...
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Correctly assigning permissions & groups

So my nginx is using www-data:www-data, and I want to deploy files to my server with Beanstalk through sftp properly. So I've created an user called beanstalk and added him to www-data group. $ id ...
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To create a scheduled task which can execute without user logged on --using vbscript

I need to execute a file on a remote machine without logging into the machine. I created scheduled task for the same. PFB the code snippet scheduled_task = "schtasks /Create /S <> /SC nologon /TN ...
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How to check who is currently logged on to windows workstation from command line?

Environment is in domain, server is Windows Server 2003, workstations have Vista and XP installed. I need the way to check remotely who is currently logged on workstation, preferably from some simple ...
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Users can't access their samba shared homes from Windows

I installed and configure a Samba 4 as AD and I shared Homes. I can log in the Samba server and a Windows 2008 server with my users. However, on Windows, when I type "\IPSambaServer\user1" when logged ...
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Show both Local and Domain accounts on Login Screen in Windows 8

Our employees use their laptops both as personal laptops and as work laptops. When they're at work they sign in to the domain and when they're at home they sign in to their laptop directly. The ...
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Script to delete users profile only months old profile with the Registry itself but should leave current profile intact

first of all sry if this post is repetitive for the profile deletion. If you have a correct link please post it below or the script itself. Question: as i have a lot of computers with windows 7 ...
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Nginx can't serve more than 40 concurrent users

I'm testing my Nginx web server (configured with CentminMod) with https://www.blitz.io/ and the server returns timeouts when the connected users are about 40. I can't understand why! It's Nginx, not ...
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How to use update-alternatives per user

Is there any way to use update-alternative "user wide" ? I mean that it would be great to set preferences per user. Does Debian provide some tools for that?
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Allow power user to install software

I need to grant an user some admin rights, so he can enter his credentials when someone is prompted to install a software (and just that), he is no admin, I don't want him to have too much access. My ...
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Check who is logged in on another machine without ssh?

Is there a way to find out who is logged in to another Linux machine on the network given the machine name and not just sshing into that machine and running who? I'd prefer a way directly in python, ...
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Managing users with puppet or ldap?

There are multiple answers that effectively say that ldap should be used instead of puppet for managing actual users. I'm inclined to agree based on a scaling perspective. Onboarding new staff members ...
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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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How do I change the default location for a users home directory in Vista?

I would like to move the default location of my c:\Users\USERNAME to another drive. What is the easiest way to do this and how? I know that I can move each of my "Special Folders" like Documents, ...
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SSH public key authentication - can one public key be used for multiple users?

I am wanting to deploy a RHEL5 server using Kickstarts and for security I only want to allow remote clients to ssh to the server as the user 'Developer' (I have already configured the sshd config to ...
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How do I config postfix to use multiple google apps user accounts?

I have a postfix installation and have setup relaying through google apps, but when I send mail to postfix it relays it to google apps using the ONE account I have specified in the main.cf. Is there ...
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What's the best way to shutdown one Citrix XenApp 6.5 server in a farm with users connected?

I have a citrix farm with four application servers. The users base connections are spread out over the four for load balancing. I want to shut one down for maintenance. Can I go ahead and do that ...