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Centos7 user sessions

Is there a way i can see what sessions I have open in the shell. I have searched and so far the answer is use 'w' or 'who' but this does not provide the answer. example: I have used 'su' to log into ...
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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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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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Users database empty after Samba3 to Samba4 migration on different servers

I have to migrate a Samba 3 to a new Samba 4 server. My problem is that the database on the samba 3 server seems a bit empty. The secrets.dtb file is only 20K whereas the “pbedit -L |wc -l”command ...
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using screen in another user with su

So, if i do this: su -c 'screen -dmS screenname script to run' - user to run as It won't work. The screen command is working if excecuted from root, so there is no problem there. If I do: su - ...
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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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Centos setting password for user, but still can't log in on it

I've got a problem, where even though i set a password and try to log in with it, it doesn't work. I created a new user called test with password test. When i try to log in i get "access denied". I ...
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Basic Auth User Management

I have 2 questions regarding Apache Basic Auth that i currently am utilising. I have a website that after a certain action, the website will produce a Basic Auth username and password for the user to ...
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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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How to use siege to test Magento with user login?

I have a Magento site running on CentOS 6 (Amazon EC2). I've installed Varnish cache and a FPC extension called PageCache to make Varnish work with Magento. When I am not logged in, I check the ...
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How to view connected users to open vpn server?

I'm developing a web site for managing open vpn users with django framework. But I need to now is there any way to extract active users from open vpn? My server is running Ubuntu 12.04.
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Correctly setting user permissions via SSH

I'm getting stuck with user permissions on a LAMP stack (using Digital Ocean if it matters). Here's my setup. User dev has the following groups: dev www-data The /var/www folder has been set so ...
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Easy way to get all user accounts

I am in the process of migrating to a new server and I am having a number of issues due to user accounts not being present (for example nginx seems to be running under nginx user on the new system www-...
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OpenSource PKI Solution : user feedback and advices [closed]

I work on securing data exchange over the Internet. We plan to use a VPN together with certificates to authenticates users. To do so I've identified various PKI solutions. EJBCA : Installed and ...
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Importing Bulk Users from .csv file leads to user logon name and domain being blank

I have the following issue when adding bulk users through a .csv file: the user logon name and the domain are blank, however the user logon name (Pre windows 2003) is showing ok. Because of this, I am ...
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Batch import local user in Windows Server 2012 R2 with a CSV file

I've got a Windows Server 2012 r2 without domain and active users. No Remote Server Administration Tools (RSAT) are installed and no Csvde command. Is there a way to import users from a csv file ? ...
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Control external drives connections and only let them connect if the admin gives permission

I want to install a Windows Server 2012 because I have to implement user control and removable storage control. I know there is a GPO which lets you deny or allow acceso to different users for ...
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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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How do I share a Git repository with multiple users on a machine?

I have a Git repository on a staging server which multiple developers need to be able to pull to. git-init seems to have a flag very close to what I'm looking for: --shared, except I'd like multiple ...
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How to block a users name from getting mail using postfix

I have a setup where I use /etc/aliases to define several email addresses for a user, e.g.: foo: user bar: user foo.bar: user However I want to block the users name (user@domain.com) from ...
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VSFTP and openLDAP based virtual users home directory

I have a VSFTPD server based on CentOS 6, configured to authenticate virtual users against an openLDAP server. I can login to the FTP server, however, authenticated users are not redirected to their ...
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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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User write to C from CMD

I have a very strange problem. On some computers in my network I can go to C:\ directory, run edit program and save file to C:. But when I list files in directory this file is not listed. But when I ...
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How to “jail” a ftp user inside its home directory (proftpd)?

I have a user named "ftp3" that belong to group "ftpusers-temp". The home of that user is home/FTP-shared/temp In proftpd.conf I have the following 2 directives: DefaultRoot /home/FTP-shared ...
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MySQL Log to show users

I have a MySQL server running with about 50 users. I am looking for a way to tell which users are still actively accessing the server, which accounts are used. I already thought about grep-ping ...
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Debian: How to lock root account AND still use cron. (cron does not work while locked account :( )

I'm setting up a small private server which is connected to internet. For security reasons I would like to lock my root account after setting everything up and then use a sudo user for further ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...