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A password is a collection of characters that is used, usually in conjunction with a username, as a means of authentication.

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Windows Server: Let users change their password remotely without RDP in non domain setup

So what do we have: Windows Server 2019 as file server in a non-domain setup. Users should be able to change their password remotely from their client PCs without requiring the IT-support. What we've ...
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MySQL new installation: Access denied for user

Before installation wolf@Linux:~$ service mysql status Unit mysql.service could not be found. wolf@Linux:~$ Installation ... wolf@Linux:~$ sudo apt install mysql-server Reading package lists... ...
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When using an Ansible playbook, how do you store and use a password containing quotes or other metacharacters without them being interpereted?

My company uses Ansible (which I am a novice at) and we have a playbook and a related role for joining new Linux machines to AD. Our admin accounts have their passwords rolled three times a day, and ...
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Windows 10 - Shell commands for CTRL+Alt+Del not working

We have an icon with a target path of "explorer.exe shell:::{2559a1f2-21d7-11d4-bdaf-00c04f60b9f0}" which pulls up Windows Security window in order for users to select change password from an RDP ...
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How to reset the ilo5 factory generated password using API ? or ilorest Tool from remote machine?

I have multiple HPE Gen10 servers which have ILO5 license. Now I want to manage the server from remote system using API or HP ilorest Tool, but to authenticate, it requires a password of user ...
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Is there a way for domain admin to determine if password is correct - when it's EXPIRED password?

After I got that actually password doesn't disappear after expiry date, and still there(as mentioned here: Does the password truly expire?) I would like to know if and how can the system/domain ...
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Why ErrorDocument 401 will solve redirect error when password protect wp-admin folder?

I try to password protect the WordPress wp-admin folder in cPanel. However, after that, I will get redirect error when accessing www.example.com/wp-admin/ . I try to search online at see this article ...
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Error when a Domain Admin needs a user to change his password at next log on: “configuration information could not be read from the domain controller”

An administrator of a domain network with a single Microsoft Active Directory 2019 Domain Controller needs to reset password for certain domain users. To do so, he selects the user in from the list ...
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Is PermitRootLogin=prohibit-password still necessary when PasswordAuthentication=no?

Our server cluster has remote root access enabled for rescue purposes, and we generally set PermitRootLogin prohibit-password in /etc/ssh/sshd_config because LDAP users can still login using password. ...
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Suse 12.5 | error after “chage” cmd when changing password

When i try to change my password after this commande "chage -d 0 root" I have those 2 message : Password has been already used. Choose another. Have exhausted maximum number of retries for ...
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Write credentials to 1password with ansible

I was hoping somebody knows if it's possible to put credentials in 1password by ansible? I found a module onepassword, but it is only for getting data from 1password. I need something that allows ...
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Windows 2016 Password Hash Table Location

Sadly, it is not self evident just how important it is to get a penetration test done at this company. I am rather rusty to this. Where is the hash table stored on a Win2016 DC these days? I want to ...
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Change invalid password message in AD DS environment

I recently changed my organizations password policy from terri-bad to "industry standard" 8 characters with complexity. With about 5000 users, our helpdesk is now getting inundated with calls from ...
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could a password policy be dynamic on windows with or without AD

On some windows server I would like to set different password complexity depending for exemple on the password length. Is it possible to make conditions, so I can have a high level of complexity with ...
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How to set userpassword preference on entries with multiple userpassword attributes?

Currently I have LDAP entries with 2 userPassword attributes. One is a regular SHA password which the other one delegates to SASL. However this results in all entries binding through SASL rather than ...
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Samba self account creation by non-root users

I am using open LDAP to manage Unix accounts on Ubuntu 18.04 server. When a non-root user logs in to her Unix shell account via ssh, I want them to run smbpasswd command to enable Samba account for ...
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Active Directory User Group Delegate Reset Password

I want to enable users to reset their AD passwords on our Windows Server 2012 through our Jira server. In order to make this happen, I added an AD user group with delegated control from the top-level ...
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How to configure OpenLDAP to log password expiration

ALL, Is there a way to configure OpenLDAP so that when someone logs in with the password that expired the line will be written to the syslog indicating such an event? TIA!!
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FreeIPA Allow Dictionary Passwords

When I try to set a password that contains a dictionary word for a user, it tells me dictionary words aren't allowed. How can I change the password policy to allow dictionary words?
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Directory Administrator Account Disabled

Mac OS X 10.11.6 running Server with OpenDirectory Master. The Directory Administrator account password expired and an administrator keyed it multiple times causing it to become locked. The process to ...
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Change Password Domain Web via Remote Service Desktop

I saw that in your Domain Controller, you can add a Tool with "Remote Desktop Services Default Connection" that allow your Domain Users to change password via Web. But, if you want the users to visit ...
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Azure-only banned password list in a hybrid AD environment

I'm currently researching how to set up a banned password list in Active Directory. I'm doing this in a hybrid environment. Unfortunately, right now we're only licensed for Azure AD Free, which is ...
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ESXi password not accepted

I have a ESXi 6.7 install, where logging in via the Web UI does not work. The user is root, and password is 20 characters ASCII. I have encountered the same issue previously, and in that instance I ...
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Same or different login password for each server instances in a server cluster

If we make a server for an application (game or mobile app, etc.), we actually set up a cluster of many identical server instances and/or a network load balancer. For maximum security, setting a ...
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Cannot set password_query for Roundcube password plugin

I cannot set properly password_query from Roundcube password plugin, to change passwords by users. I tried many configs without result. Connection is through SQL, here are my settings: $config['...
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PAM accepting any current password when changing LDAP password

I have a Centos-7.6 system, using PAM to authenticate LDAP users. I've managed to force an LDAP user to change their password, by setting shadowLastChange to 0, so their password must be changed. But ...
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How is an email password change logged in a postfix/dovecot system?

I've got an email user whose email password has been changed in the last day or so, but he doesn't know how it happened. The system is Debian Stretch postfix/dovecot. How is such a change in an ...
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Password of ec2 instances created in powershell without keypair

It's possible to create a new ec2 instance in Powershell without creating a new keypair or specifying an existing keypair. But it's not obvious if there is a password associated with the ...
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Azure AD password reset error - calling 'https://graph.microsoft.com/v1.0/users/<username>' returns Status 400 Bad Request

Our AD management code was working for more than 12 months between mid 2018 and mid 2019. Suddenly, with no code change at our side, it stopped working for password reset. The last line of code ...
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Change a password screen script

I am currently trying to make a script that calls the "Change a password" screen without hitting Ctrl+Alt+Delete/End. The problem is we have people in the field using all different keyboard layouts ...
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How to disable mysql password logging in apache with php-fpm and doctrine

I have an Ubuntu server with some custom php application based on doctrine. The server runs apache-2.4, mysql and php7.2-fpm. After testing a misconfiguration for the database connection in my ...
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Using powershell can a non-admin user, change password of a user of remote machine which has windows operating system if existing password is known?

I have 2 machines. From machine A i log in as a user without admin privileges. I need to change the password of another user say BUser who is administrator in machine B by providing the existing old ...
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Root password stopped working after upgrade - Ubuntu

I have an old development server I'm reviving. I'm a medium weak user - I can generally make things work, but it's been a few years and I'm pretty rusty. Everything is working mostly - I'm using xfce ...
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One time password login via ssh

Adding SSH keys I have a server running CentOS 7. I have a multitude of clients varying from Fedora, Ubuntu, CentOS and Windows 10 if that matters. The only way to log into the server is via ssh on ...
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Protect against password cracking in Windows

I know that exists tools for get the passwords in plain text from memory in Windows (read memory and decrypt password from LSASS process). This behavior still exists in The Windows Server 2019 ? Is ...
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Remove local user password through Powershell

I'm trying to remove a users password through Powershell. I know I can create a user without password like this: New-LocalUser -Name "myuser" -NoPassword But how do I remove a users password once ...
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How to view the history of the command “passwd <username>”

I'am looking for a way to audit the history of password change for the user root (the passwd command) for a local network server. How i can view the date and/or the time of execution this command and ...
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Why is the maximum length of OpenWrt’s root password 8 characters?

When I try to set root's password: root@OpenWrt:~# passwd Changing password for root Enter the new password (minimum of 5, maximum of 8 characters) Please use a combination of upper and lower case ...
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I think I am unable to relock my postgres psql account

When I was setting up postgresql on linux, I was following a tutorial that I think had me change the postgres account password and I did not know any better. Please forgive my ignorance. When I type "...
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In Solaris how can I verify a user password for an account that is set as /sbin/nologin?

I have an account that is only used for remote calls from a WebSphere app server to access a table in a DB2 database. The account is set as /sbin/nologin so I cannot su to it to challenge the ...
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Debian 9.8.0 LiveCD password?

This might seem like a very simple question that i should be able to google out in few seconds, but exact opposite is right. I booted liveCD of debian 9.8.0 into GUI and it asks me for password. I ...
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Azure Portal VM ARM Template Deployment With KeyVault

I want to deploy a VM in Azure and store the local admin password in Keyvault. I was wondering if it is possible to do the deployment through the Azure Portal? I've added the required info to my ...
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Change account password remotely via Plink

Here's my current predicament: I need to change the password to a user account on 2000 devices running Ubuntu 16.04. I want to do this remotely via Plink rather than SSH. On all these appliances, the ...
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Issues with expired passwords using XRDP in CentOS

I am running a series of docker containers running an xfce desktop which can only be accessed via xrdp. I set password restrictions and expired the current passwords of all users expecting to get a ...
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openldap, nss-pam-ldapd, ppolicy and expired password notification

I am Mr. Arigita, from Spain. I’m stuck with a problem with nslcd and I need help. Before writing here I spent many days searching the web for a solution to my problem without success: I have a ...
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Aws Ubuntu access lost, while creating new user

I had created a new user ( disable password command) on my instance. while giving him access somehow i have edited file at etc/ssh/sshd_config at line 33 #AuthorizedKeysFile %h/.ssh/authorized_keys /...
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Stop Google forcing a password change on newly created accounts

I'm in the process of implementing Google's GSuite Password Synch on a Windows Server 2016 AD system. I've installed the Cloud Directory Sync software which successfully creates new users in GSuite ...
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Password protect all sites (folders) under a folder

I have a server where I have a few tester sites in a folder. Hence all of those tester sites are in mysites folder. What I am hoping is that no one accessing my site is able to go to www.example.com/...
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virt-manager vm console requires password

I have just started learning foreman. I added a KVM host to the foreman as a compute resource. I can now provision VMs from foreman now but I cannot view the console of the VMs that are provisioned ...
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How to change password expiration prompt?

I create accounts for some users on the server running Ubuntu 16.04/18.04. Users receive emails for a default temporary password. They are forced to change password on the first log in. How can I ...

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