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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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How can I successfully SSH into my Ubuntu 20.04 server after password stopped work? [closed]

I have a Raspberry Pi that is running Ubuntu and it has been working fine until I tried updating the WiFi network name and password (sudoedit /etc/netplan/50-cloud-init.yaml). After doing so, I was no ...
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Exim4 Libsecret secret-tool or keyring

I have Exim4 running on my Ubuntu 20.10 server and have successfully got local mail and SMTP outgoing to a SmartHost working fine. Thus, I now have the host and password stored in /etc/exim4/passwd....
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How to manage the keys in my ~/.ssh/authorized_keys on the server? (login without requiring password each time on a particular machine)

I am trying to follow this answer to login to my server via ssh without typing my extremely long password each time: https://serverfault.com/a/241593/295203 Right now I have 6 keys in my ...
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Use bcrypt password hashing with OpenLDAP (slapd)

I have an OpenLDAP LDAP server on Debian 9 (through the slapd package, v2.4.44). We use crypt for password authentication. Currently the scheme is SHA512: $5$.... The setup is pretty much as described ...
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Password security of encrypted SSH private key: How to read round number or costfactor of bcrypt

Here https://security.stackexchange.com/a/52564 you can read that newer OpenSSH versions use bcrypt for protecting the keyfile. Security of bcrypt depends on the costfactor see https://security....
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Minimum Password length: Getting error when length conforms to minimum

trying to determine why my machine is enforcing a minimum 15-char password when it appears it's set to 14. We have a GPO that sets the length to 14, so here's what I see on the machine (should ...
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When using rsh i'm getting prompt for the password, but other SLES12 servers are working without prompting password

[ 2 root ] $ cat /etc/securetty # # This file contains the device names of tty lines (one per line, # without leading /dev/) on which root is allowed to login. # tty1 tty2 tty3 tty4 tty5 tty6 rsh ...
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AD password maxed out at 16 char

One of my client have this issue where we can't create password longer than 16 chars. I just found this out because we switched to using long passwords for all our client domain admins. I have been ...
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ssh to same host from 2 different clients, not same list of authentication methods?

I have a usb gadget exposing itself as network card, and allowing to ssh to it. From my laptop I can authenticate using password method: $ ssh -v -v -v -o PreferredAuthentications=password -o ...
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Best way to lock out a group once per week [duplicate]

A SSH server I admin is to be allowed login from a group of users all days of week except sunday. How would be your elegant solution to this? Thanks any input on comments or creative +and+ secure ...
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Not setting BIOS password using ipmitool

We have a server which has OpenIPMI installed. There is a ASRockRack web interface used to access the server during reboots. I have an ssh connection to the server. I would like to set the BIOS ...
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Linux user and password copy between servers with cron script [duplicate]

I have two Red Hat 7 Linux servers that I want to keep user accounts synced. I have a bash script that copies these files between servers: /etc/passwd /etc/shadow /etc/group /etc/gshadow /etc/subuid /...
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How can each OpenStack Swift object-storage container be set up with a different password/key in a standard way?

I'd like to have many storage buckets, each with its own password or key for read & write access for use by end users. Some options I've discovered: ACLs: These work on a per-OpenStack-user basis....
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Authentication using two separate Kerberos realms

Scenario I run a FreeIPA server (v4.8.7) for identity and access management (IAM) to manage enrolled hosts on domain aaa.example.com (e.g. host1.aaa.example.com). IPA server is at ipa.aaa.example.com. ...
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How to securely pass secrets to an application

I have an application exposing a REST API which needs some secrets to launch, like database password, p12 keystore password or HS512 secret for issuing tokens. Those values are extracted from ...
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Why Windows domain controller reset password for domain computers? [closed]

I got message of 4724 event, where domain controller reset password for domain computer. TargetUserName": "COMP123$" ... SubjectUserName": "DC2$" Why it happened? Is it ...
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Why does this guide encrypt its passwords in its own database?

I'm referring to this guide, notably this part here: INSERT INTO `servermail`.`virtual_users` (`id`, `domain_id`, `password` , `email`) VALUES ('1', '1', ENCRYPT('firstpassword', CONCAT('$6$', ...
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Chromium Edge password management

image We have enabled the option "offer to save passwords" in Chromium Edge and due to this users are getting a pop-up with save or Never while logging into websites. However, we want to ...
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AWS cloud root password suddenly not working any more, can I get detailed logs? Have I been compromised?

I don't have any indication that I have been hacked, but after a few days without logging in to AWS console I found my AWS console root password didn't work any more. I changed it with reset password, ...
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How do I protect a PDF document with a password that varies from one opening device to another? [closed]

I'm a creative writer and I sell my works online. Normally, I would save a finished product into a PDF file, which I would protect by setting a password for it. However, I found that some bad actors ...
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If user passwords are set to automatically expire within a Windows domain, does this have an impact on the force password change checkbox within ADUC?

Assume the following: A Windows domain has a policy set to ensure that users must reset their passwords every 90 days A user account (let's refer to it as "UserA") last changed their ...
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Create Windows Password Hint for a Domain User

Windows 10, if you don't type the password correctly, it will prompt you with a "password hint" that you set up (https://www.top-password.com/blog/set-password-hint-for-windows-user-account/)...
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Update Task Scheduler job password on multiple machines

Here's the deal: the company's policy is to update Service Account passwords every 180 days. Problem is, I'm using those service accounts on about 20 servers, running various jobs - so every 180 days, ...
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How secure is a “root” password that's 26 alphanumeric characters long?

I was playing around with a DigitalOcean droplet. Linux Ubuntu 18.04. I had a root password about 8 alphanumeric characters long. Port 22. It would take about 3 days for hackers with Chinese IP ...
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Ansible server can't ssh to CentOS 8 machine through -m ping

Currently i'm working on an Ansible server that has 4 hosts (3Ubuntu and one CentOS). I can SSH to them without problems. But when i try to run: ansible servers -m ping this wel be the output: user4@...
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Is it acceptable to sell a server without its root or ipmi password?

Situation: I'm wanting to sell 2 servers which I haven't used in 2 years. They were housed in a proper datacenter but when I no longer needed them the datacenter shipped them to me and I have had them ...
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Cisco ISE 2.4.x - Unable to reset gui password from the cli

I'm able to login to the cli using an account that is not admin (but has the admin role). This account has the # at the end of the prompt. application reset-passwd ise admin This gives an error ...
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Bash: Checking if can sudo on remote host using sshpass; how 'exposed' is the password?

I am using bash script below to test whether sudo is available on a remote host. I'm obtaining the password from user input. I understand (to a limited extent) that using passwords inside a script ...
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Apache 2.4 Basic Auth and allowed IP on a file

I'm trying to secure a file in Apache 2.4. It may be accessible from a set of IP addresses, and if not, ask a password to the user. <Files index.php> AuthType Basic AuthName "...
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How can I Change Password of Cisco (C3560-IPBASEK9-M) Switch with Command Line?

I can make remote (ssh) connection to my Cisco (C3560-IPBASEK9-M) switch on putty and I can log in with username and password. How can I change password -that I use when I log in- on this command line?...
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What's !* in the password field in /etc/shadow?

Looking into my /etc/shadow file of a fairly new box today (running Arch), I see some passwords as * (disabled) but some others as !*, !! and as !. Presumably that means "disabled", too, but ...
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Active directory - unlock password

we use an active directory in win server 2008. Also, we use Office 365. I'll be brief. One of our users works from his home in Finland. All the time he exceeds the number of times to enter his ...
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Lost all login details after the death of administrator of a website hosted in GCP

My customer's administrator recently died and now my customer has no login data, neither for the backend of his content-management-system nor the administration system of his provider. He only has an ...
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Use `chsh` on GCP VM in order to change from bash to zshell, default password is unknown

I'm trying to change the default shell on a GCP VM but am running into difficulties trying to use chsh. It seems that I have access to root as I am able to run sudo apt upgrade. I have also installed ...
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`sudo` equivalent of `sshpass`? `sudopass`?

The sshpass programme can automatically enter the ssh password without you having Is there anything that will do that for a sudo prompt? Like sudopass? e.g. sudopass -p SUDOPASSWORD sudo -i Ubuntu ...
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How can I generate a new admin password for phpBB 3.3 from the MariaDB command line?

There are multiple search results that don't work for me now, for a line of SQL to create a temporary admin user in phpBB. As far as I can tell, the encrypted password fits a different profile from ...
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Automate SSH login WITH password [closed]

Before this question gets deleted, I already read this, this, this, and this; and most of these links don't answer my question; because: I do need a key AND password I run multiple servers (50+), and ...
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Users created in Kickstart unable to authenticate

Thanks to the answers to this question, I've been happily generating Kickstart files for Scientific Linux 6 and 7 for the past 5 years. However, we're now starting to build out some test systems with ...
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Bad password on secure desktop generates 2 4625 Security Events

Note: our directory service is set to 5 incorrect logins before the user account is locked out. Some of my users were reporting to me that their user accounts were being locked out after only two or ...
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Expired Windows Account Password

I need to programatically change my windows admin password without using the login screen. Essentially we deployed 50+ laptops across our business. We setup 1 user account and 1 admin account (same ...
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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 ...
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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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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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