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Mysql, Sequel Pro: access denied, but connecting with terminal is OK

I created a user 'vasya'@'%' with all priveleges on some dbs on a remote server. When I ssh to the server I can mysql -u vasya -p without any problems. However when I try to ssh tunnel via Sequel ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How can I synchronize users in a master-slave server setup on debian squeeze?

I'm currently setting up a 1:1 replication of a linux server. To simplify the process of updating users and groups I considered changing the uids and gids on the slave server to have them all like on ...
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VPS Web Server - Single or Multiple Users

I want to start the process of learning to manage my own server and leave cPanel / WHM behind. I've just purchased a VPS (Linode) running Ubunutu. I'm going to he hosting multiple sites on there under ...
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preventing some local users to access a vpn

I have a linux box that connects to a VPN and enables access to 10.121.0.0/16 Personally i use this network a lot, and it would be preferable to have vpnc up and running all the time. However, on my ...
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Creating a restricted unix user

I have Fedora 15 installed on my VPS, and I want to create a user who can only view all files on the system but may only write to its own home folder. Thank you
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Solaris 10: Disable default sendmail inboxes

An inbox is automatically created for every UNIX user on the box, when the mail is sent to the nodename of the system. Is there a way to disable these default inboxes? An example of one of these ...
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Installing MoinMoin -wiki to my user directory on a server with no root access

I posted this on webapps, but they told me to come here :) I've been trying to install MoinMoin -wiki on this webserver, where I have no root access. The server doesn't support wsgi, but it does ...
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List Groups Common to a set of Users

I need a way to find the set of groups common to a list of users. I have a list of about 4 users I want to compare and find which groups they are all members of. Is there a quick way to do this in ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 with Subversion Edge and SLES 11 with Subversion Edge

I have a server (SLES 11) witch Subversion Edge. On this svn, i have repository and users. I have to migrate this svn on a Ubuntu server 12.04. I have installed Subversion Edge on this server. Now I ...
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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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Usermod -aG vs gpasswd -a as a best practice

I am aware that usermod -g is not best practice from many posts like this however they normally explain the usermod should not be used as it changes the primary group of a user. These posts dont seem ...
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In the Local Security Policy, how do you avoid putting “IIS APPPOOL\” before “DefaultAppPool”?

Doesn't seem to be a whole lot on the Internet about this. I was tweaking the Local Security Policy of one of our test servers (Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard Service Pack 1), when I got this error. ...
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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 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 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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Ubuntu 14.04 “azureuser” exists - and I did not create it

I just logged into an Ubuntu 14.04 instance and in the home folder there is a user "azureuser" (yes, this is an Azure VM) with four items in it: .ssh (folder) .bash_logout (file) .bashrc (file) ....
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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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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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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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Is there a way for a user to temporarily remove its own group membership within a script?

I'm writing a script which will be used to "detect" whether a generic, no-frills, user account has access to certain files. Basically a user which only has membership in the "staff" group or ...
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Windows Server - Active Directory users: Clear Caches

On Windows Server 2008/2003, users are logging in via Active Directory. So I believe that all of them have cached local settings when they log in the first time and onwards. How/Where do you clear ...
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Windows User State Virtualization guide

Microsoft have a concept called User State Virtualization (USV) this is a solution based on redirecting some of the profile folders to a central server. For laptops it also means using offline files ...
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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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domain users migration from Ichain to UAG

When migrating(for authentication) IChain to UAG getting the below error. The description for Event ID ( 0 ) in Source ( CMAGENTServiceCMSWEBDEV0 ) cannot be found. The local computer may not have ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Did I give access to my user folder by mistake?[Windows 7]

I shared a folder from my user in Windows 7. I want to understand if this led to sharing the whole user folder. This is the description of the issue: https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/...
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set ftp user default directory - login incorrect

On apache I created a subfolder (logged as user X) like this data/web/mypage.com/subfolder. All files and directories have X as user and group. Now I want new user Y, to be able to use folder "...
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Local User Account Disappeared After Domain Upgrade

I upgraded to server 2012 r2 from 2008 r2 I have all computers in AD The workstations with local logons are losing the local user that i have set up on them... (the admin logon is not disappearing) ...
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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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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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Exchange Full Access issue

I was just hired as a System Admin for a small company. They use Exchange 2010 for their Mail Server. I've never had a permission issue like this with Exchange because I worked for a larger firm with ...
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Output traffic on different alias based on user

I have a server running Debian with two IP addresses aliased on a single NIC. eth0 254.71.11.134 eth0:0 185.14.16.132 I want all traffic form a specific user to go through eth0:0. I figure I ...
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REMOTE_USER not getting set?

I am trying to setup LDAP Authentication in Joomla using a plugin called JMapMyLDAP (in fact 4 plugins each doing a different job). I need to pull a part of a string out of the server variable ...
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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 ...