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Create Azure Storage Account with Powershell Fails

I'm trying to create a storage account but I get the following error: "New-AzStorageAccount : The resource type 'checkNameAvailability' could not be found in the namespace 'Microsoft.Storage' for ...
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Windows Server 2016 - Account lockout policy not working

I recently hired a VPS with Windows Server 2016, and since I'm getting like 4-5 login attempts per minute to access it, I decided to create an account lockout policy: Account lockout duration: 0 ...
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Permission don't work as expected - PowerShell works, GUI doesn't

I'm a software developer and not really into all those server config things... still I have a problem that really confuses me. I'll try to explain it as good as I can: When I log into a server with a ...
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Windows Account Locking policy different while editing scheduled task

When I connect (through RDP) on my Windows 2008 R2 server and editing a task from the "Task Scheduler" if I enter a wrong password, the account is immediately locked. This happens with Domain user ...
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Enabling users to run shell commands on a server via 'su -' in PHP

I have downloaded a library from GitHub to run shell commands from within a PHP script. It works like this: $process = new Process("su - {$login}"); $process->put($password); $process-...
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Local PC Event Viewer not logging account creation/deletion

I have a GPO that is setting audit account management success/failure on a windows 7 workstation. RSOP User Acc is created Any idea what could be causing this issue with logging events?
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AD Account must be able to create/reset/enable accounts without having rights to log in to the Domain controller

Regarding AD accounts, I believe(correct me if im wrong) it is possible to create an account which has permission to create, modify and disable/enable acconts and reset passwords without that specific ...
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How to Export Jasper 5.0.0 Server Reports

I'm in the process of spinning up a new Jasper server with the latest version of CentOS and Jasper running on it. I want to export the reports from my current server which is running version 5.0.0. I'...
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Windows 2012 admin account was disabled: why?

It is the second time I have problems with a Windows 2012 server. For unknown reasons it stopped working, console and remote desktop access was not possible, so it was restarted with a forced power ...
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Change different domain account without being admin Windows

I have 2 accounts on a domain. I can log into a citrix virtual desktop with the one account fine, but the other won't let me log into anything until I first change my password. I am remote, so I can'...
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Samba 4 and computer account

I have Samba4 machine, which is connected to Active Directory. Samba4 has shares with software, but Domain computers can't access it. What I need to do to gain access? I have tried : http://www....
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Replication Issues in Active Directory - Computer Objects showing up in multiple OUs

There seems to be replication issues in the domain , but there is a strange occurrence. Some computer objects are moved to a different OU ; after a day when i searched for those computer objects in ...
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Delete and Re-Add Disqus Site [closed]

I have a site that uses Disqus, and I've messed up the comments/discussions data beyond the point of recovery. I'd like to simply delete the site and start fresh. I know that all of my comments/...
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Missing local account after joining a domain

I attempted to add my computer to a domain using Windows Server 2012, and now I cannot access any of the local accounts on my computer. I downloaded Windows Server 2012, and attempted to access it ...
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How do I migrate, and rename a computer using ADMT command line?

I've checked all the ADMT documentation, experimented with negative results and am unable to get ADMT to rename a computer during a migration. The command I'm using is: C:\admt>admt computer /f:...
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Is it possible to change an Azure organisational account administrator?

My (small) company has an Azure account we use for various projects. Does anyone know if it's possible to change the Account Administrator? I've figured out how to add technical users as 'Co-...
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Creating e-mail accounts, understanding the system logic [closed]

I'm relatively new to Debian and still learning a lot of things. This said, I would like to make what is probably a really novice question: how do I manually add e-mail accounts and how can I give ...
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Windows 2008 R2 - What is the Attribute that defines the default user or group that can add the computer to a domain?

When you create a new computer object, you will define the CN, sAMAccountName and a user or group that can add the computer to a domain(can access) to that Computer Object using GUI Interface, this ...
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“Mail server” on small LAN network [closed]

What is the best way to go about the following issue? There are about 7 machines under Win XP Pro, each has its own email client (Outlook 2007) with own accounts (eg. gmail, yahoo etc.) I want to ...
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Active Directory view last logged in computers

Is there a way to set a view up/add column for active directory on windows server 2003 under the computers section that tells me when they were last accessed. Just so it's easier when clearing up AD ...
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How can I generate a private key for an account set up by yum?

I am using EC2 and am new to the world of Linux, and I've looked for an answer to this but I think I'm just not sure how to ask the question correctly. I have installed Jenkins and git using yum, ...
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How do admins maintain user accounts across hundreds of linux servers?

Dealing with hundreds of RHEL servers, how can we maintain local root accounts and network user accounts? Is there an active directory type solution that manages these from a central location?
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What's the difference between managing certificates for a user account and for a computer account?

We have some domain-joined computers that were unable to import a third party root cert as a trusted cert provider. In trying to fix this, I noticed that when we go to use the certificate management ...
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Exchange Email Delete / Recreation Issue

So I was having issues with a users mailbox to the point where I couldn't solve what was wrong so I deleted the account. I recreated the account with the same email address. Now users trying to email ...
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After binding Mac to AD, first login successfully creates mobile account and logs in, after that next login locks AD account

Mac os x 10.7 and 10.8 AD Server 2008 R2 Binding using AD Plugin or dsconfigad -add mydomain -username myuser -ou "OU=Computers,OU=Sites,OU=Mysite,DC=mycompany,DC=com" Works fine. First login ...
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Rename Windows Domain User

Any suggestions on renaming a user's domain account? I need to rename the account and make sure their profile folder reflects the change.
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Mongo is not account specific

I have mongo running on my system however I can access all my databases/collections from other peoples accounts. Can I secure specific collections? How do I block access to my collections but not cut ...
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service account - prevent misuse via drive mappings

I am deploying an application which scans files. Our systems access management team will provide a Windows non interactive service account so the app can access file shares. They've just told me that ...
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How to disable account lockout policy on server 2008?

We've played around with the account lockout policy but it did not turn out to be a great idea. We have one account that's being used by 100+ computers and every now and then it gets locked. We weren'...
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Domain connection becomes flaky, but why?

I just had a server in our lab disallow me from adding it as a host in Windows Load Balancing. Suddenly, out of the blue (cause this has been working fine), when I tried to re-add the machine into ...
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cPanel Moving mails to another host

I need to transfer about 20 addon domains and their email accounts to new host where I already have some sites, mail accounts, databases etc.. For some reason, I think that my best bet is to transfer ...
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Any way to allow local computer login to access domain network remotely?

I am setting up a laptop for a customer (Windows 7). He needs to be able to access SQL server on his office network while on the road. What we are trying to do: Since he will be out of the office, he ...
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Issues with Additional Accounts in Exchange and Outlook 2010

I have several users that need access to a common mailbox, lets call it contact@domain.com. Each of the users have an AD account in domain.com, and have their own Exchange mailboxes. After doing some ...
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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 domain1....
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what is the difference between 'NT Authority\Service' and 'NT Authority\Network Service'?

I am configuring a SQL Server Express 2008R2 instance, and I want the current logged in user to be able to access SQLEXPRESS. Which one should I add at the Database engine configuration step of the ...
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How to give user root access without giving him root password

The scenario is this: I have a development machine I want (need) to have root access to Our admin setups the machines using his own credentials for the root user. The explanation being that if ...
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Creating a forwarding account in Postfix

I have to create a forwarding mail account on a Ubuntu system using Postfix. I have scoured Google and everything I've found seems to point at doing all of this work through MySQL. According to ps -...
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lastcomm command shows no results

I'm trying to monitor a user's activities on my Debian server. I found, after Googling that the acct package should help me log all commands and let me filter them by user. I installed the package, ...
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Linux: disabled user accounts: Is there a non-root shell command that can show if an account is disabled or not?

Is there a non-root shell command that can tell me if a user's account is disabled or not? Please note that I make a distinction between LOCKING and DISABLED: LOCKING is where you prepend ! or * or !...
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what to do if i accidentally reset the computer account

I'm not the domain admin, but I thought I could handle a simple task, and apparently I thought wrong, how I need assistance. A computer was locked and we needed to login to shutdown a program that ...
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MySQL security settings ignore accounts limits?

After several years of using MySQL, I've encountered some security issue that quite baffle me. I create a new database, and a new user, then grant CRUD rights only to the new DB, to this user. But ...
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Whats the meaning of sambaNTPassword in a machine account?

After running samba3 for quite some time I was wondering what the exact meaning of sambaNTPassword in a samba machine account in the LDAP Database is. I never set it myself (Samba must have set it, ...
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Adding FreeBSD user upon first login

Is it possible, to achieve the proposed behavior on my FreeBSD 8.2 server: New user ssh's into my server. He supplies as 'Login:' his student index number and a new, locked account is created with ...
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Local System doesn't have access to a folder shared to Everyone

We have two servers in the Domain (both are running Windows Server 2008)- one hosting the IIS7, and the other having files and folders. On the IIS7, we have service running as Local System, on ...
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Backup and Restore of Machine Account (Active Directory)

I have an XP Workstation which is member of an AD Domain. I have to reinstall Windows XP on the machine. After that I should ask the Domain Admin to re-join the machine to the domain. Is there any way ...
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don't have “sufficient right” to my own TFS 2010

after I removed an active directory domain service, I lost all my accounts...then not only the SQL server and the TFS stopped working, the TFs administration console also says that I don't have ...
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Accidentally deactivated Administrator account in Windows Server 2008 VM

I logged in to a Windows Server 2008 VirtualBox VM as Abbas (local, standard-user account), ran cmd.exe as Administrator and then deactivated the Administrator through: net user administrator /active:...
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LDAP Account Locked Out Sporadically after Password change - Finding the source of invalid attempts

On a small network of machines (<1000) we have a user whose account is being locked out after an indeterminate interval following a password change. We are having severe difficulties finding the ...
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How to make my normal account can execute `sudo`?

I installed bare-bone FreeBSD, and added a new user. And added sudo package with command pkg_add -r sudo. When I logged into the box with new user account, it cannot run sudo command. What procedure ...
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CentOS mysql user

I'm completely confused with the CentOS's mysql server. It's 5.0.77 from CentOS 5.5. I can't seem to create a user on that server. I've disabled the old_password option and restarted. I created a new ...