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Block users from accessing anything outside home folder and run any executables on Windows

I am facing a quite complex problem and I do not know how to approach it in the best way. In short I need to block access (browse, display, run etc.) to anything outside of the profile/home directory ...
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Two Data Entries After Converting BTRFS Profile

I ran the following command on a BTRFS volume in order to convert the data profile from single to DUP (I'm looking to provide duplicate data on this volume to be able to repair possible bit rot ...
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What permission for Citrix profile store?

In Citrix Profile Management, users are assigned permissions through the Creator Owner object. This object is usually set to have Full Control rights. But are Modify rights sufficient? My ...
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Different ways to manage windows profile location

We recently moved to FSLogix profiles. My profile had a disaster were it deleted all my files from the file server rather than moving them to the new profile - warning to others doing this. We have ...
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overwriting default $PATH

I am trying to lock down regular users on a Raspbian installation. I'll be using rbash for that. I want to edit the PATH file so that only ~/bin files can be executed. I've stripped $PATH from /etc/...
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How do I cross-reference OpenSCAP benchmarks to the CIS documentation?

I'm using the SCAP WorkBench, and have gone in to customize the CIS profile for RHEL 8. The benchmark items are clearly titled with things like "Modify the System Login Banner". The item ...
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linux sh -c replace echo not working

This seems like it should have a super simple answer, but I have search for a while and tried different suggestions to no avail. As an example, I am trying to create a function that will be available ...
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How to tell screen use use different bash_profile?

How can I tell to screen to use different bash_profile? Problem is we use a technical user to log in, but I edited a custom PS1. Normally I login with putty like: ssh user@host -t "bash --rcfile ~/....
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ZSH not sourcing zprofile

I'm running zsh 5.1.1 on Ubuntu 16.04. It seems that ~/.zprofile isn't sourced at login nor new terminal. ~/.zshrc is sourced however. I am running oh-my-zsh. Any ideas on why this is or how I can ...
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Automatic profile configuration in Outlook 2016 / Outlook 365

I'm in the process of reconfiguring Outlook 2016 clients with an Exchange 365 backend. The majority of my users need access to one or more shared mailboxes to receive and to send e-mail. Using the ...
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temporary user profile on windows

everytime I log into the computer I am getting Message you are logged in With a temporary user profile. How can I fix this problem? I set up pc With New Windows 7 still i am getting the Message. I am ...
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"You have been logged in with a temporary profile" - Windows 7 PC on Windows Server 2012

I know it is one of the most frequently asked question. But I've tried all the fixes which didn't help. We have Windows 2012 Server R2 as DC and a series of Windows 7 systems connected to it. Suddenly,...
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Using one profile for two or more users

So I have a server running Windows Server 2012 r2 with configured AD, DHCP, DNS and File Server. There are a few users which have the same profile path. And I have a client running Windows 7, that has ...
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Multiple profiles per user?

Is it possible to have multiple profiles per user? The reason why I ask is because I need to create test environments for hundreds of users, where the test environment has different software. ...
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Server 2012 R2 RDS Mandatory Profile Start Menu Layout

I'm setting up mandatory profiles in remote desktop server 2012 R2 as we basically have them very locked down with users only able to access shared data and standard applications. However I've setup ...
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Windows 7 Simulate corrupted profile

For testing purposes I need to simulate what happens when a user gets a temporary profile. Desktop Environment: Windows 7 Enterprise Server: Windows 2012 The user would be setup with a roaming ...
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Windows 10 domain login (auth) to local account [closed]

I was a bit unsure how to phrase the title to this question so apologies for any confusion. This is a lab environment (higher ed) with ~300 machines. We are upgrading our image to Windows 10 this ...
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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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Puppet: Is it possible to remove multiple lines using file_line type?

In past times of the company I work for, someone configured many aliases and exports in /etc/profile. Since then we've implemented Puppet and there's a module which manages the application user ...
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Java, VisualVM : Setting up VisualVM properly for Java8 based webapps

I have a Java based webapp which I have deployed on one of our server. Sometimes the JVM died because of out-of-memory error. The application is kinda heavy as it uses Cometd(Push mechanism) heavily ...
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Documents Redirect not working on machine after moving user into different ou

I've recently been making some changes to an AD OU structure, in attempt to make the structure look cleaner for other admins & allow us to get more granular with Group Policies. By changes I mean ...
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Multiple profiles with Single AD Domain

I have problem with setting up multiple user profiles with single domain controller I have 3 terminal server for each 3 company and I have single domain controller for all companies(because they all ...
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How to login without system profile?

I am receiving 0x80070002 file missing error on starting server. server is running windows server 2008 r2. After researching i got to this page http://blogs.technet.com/b/filecab/archive/2008/03/12/...
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Copy windows Default profile between servers

I seem to have accidentally deleted the C:\Users\Default folder which I think is causing new users not being able to log on. This is on a Server 2012 r2, is it safe to copy the Default folder from a ...
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Are temporary profiles copied from the "Default" profile?

I am in a situation where I know users will be logging in with temporary profiles while we decommission a server. I would like to make a small change that gets applied to newly created temporary ...
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How do you fix Terminal Server when users are unable to surf to HTTPS websites?

One of the Terminal Servers has been plagued by an unusual HTTPS issue. After enough users have logged in and logged out, eventually users can no longer load HTTPS websites. It seems to only affect ...
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Function body defined in /etc/profile appears in shell history on login

We run IBM AIX here (currently 7100-03-03-1415) that is missing a fair amount of the utility preset in other versions of UNIX. One of the things that we need to do on a semi-regular basis is convert ...
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Script to delete users profile only months old profile with the Registry itself but should leave current profile intact

first of all sry if this post is repetitive for the profile deletion. If you have a correct link please post it below or the script itself. Question: as i have a lot of computers with windows 7 (...
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Use mandatory profiles on the RD Session Host server

I want to configure my Windows Server 2008 servers like this. A user logs on, they load a profile that has been configured for that server and no changes can be made to the profile. I want to do ...
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Can a user be excluded from /etc/profile.d scripts?

I am having a problem using Rsync/SSH with a specific user for Amanda backups on a server. rsync -e 'ssh -i /var/lib/amanda/.ssh/id_rsa_amdump' -az otherserver:/dir/to/copy /copy/dir I have noticed ...
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windows active directory profile regional

we are an organization with 40k users. This organization is composed of multiples structures. We have one single forest Active Directory with flat DIT. We want to keep this AD in order to ...
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Windows: Have a new user to utilize another user profile

This is a bit tricky and hope you can help me. I'm migrating from an old domain to a new one lots of Windows Servers, now I'm in a point where some years ago somebody set up two VMs (Win 2k3) to run a ...
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Need Immediate Roaming Profile / Folder Redirection file save with RDS Farm Windows Server 2008

I have roaming profiles set up with additional folder redirection deployed by GPO in a 2008 R2 RDS farm environment. They are working well, but files added to folder locations in the profile (such ...
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Windows Firewall deployed by GPO detecting Public NL

Am struggling with Server 2008 R2 NLA and the Windows Firewall. Currently we are testing rolling out Windows Firewall via GP and have a test server that enables the firewall for Domain, Private and ...
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File associations will not stick when setting up a mandatory profile on Windows 2008

I currently have 3 users using a mandatory profile on my Windows 2008 remote desktop server. I have managed to get everything to play nice by changing registry permissions, setting up permissions on ...
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Outlook 2013: how to reset to "first run" status?

TL;DR Is there a way via script, powershell, reg delete, via telekinesis, whatever to reset Outlook 2013 as if no profiles ever existed and it was running for the first time ever? Still working ...
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New profiles unable to connect to Exchange 2007

New Outlook profiles won't connect to Exchange 2007 from Outlook 2007. Able to ping server by hostname and IP Able to access OWA All services are running on the standalone Exchange 2007 server ...
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Modifying mandatory profiles in Windows 7

In a Windows AD environment with Windows 7 clients I am looking for ways of providing departmental admins with means to maintain mandatory profiles for their respective users. As settings required ...
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Bash Prompt Colors Ubuntu

I am attempting to use a simple shell script on a base Ubuntu 12.04 server install to set prompt colors for users system wide. I would like to have Puppet place the file color.sh in /etc/profile.d/ --...
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I just installed a profiler into Tomcat 7 and now I'm getting BindException on shutdown

So the HOWTO I just read says to add these JAVA_OPTS to the startup script: -Dcom.sun.management.jmxremote=true -Dcom.sun.management.jmxremote.port=[place port number here] -Dcom.sun.management....
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User Profile auto created on all PCs in AD

For some reason a user profile has been created on every PC on Windows Server 2003 Domain. The client machines are XP. The profile was created on all machines at the same time. Any ideas whats ...
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What's the best way of managing Google Chrome for users with a mandatory profile?

The users on our network all use mandatory profiles, and the settings of certain applications are hived to a remote filesystem when they log on or off. Recently I've been attempting to make Google ...
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User with Mandatory Profile can log in to Windows 7 but not to Windows XP

I have a Windows Server 2008 domain with both WinXP and Win7 PCs. Users are usually fine to log in to either OS, but there is one user who can't login on XP. It fails to create his profile. I believe ...
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Crontab /etc/profile.d

I have a crontab script which runs fine from the interactive shell. However when running from crontab it fails because it doesnt run the scripts in /etc/profile.d/ (e.g. /etc/profile.d/java.sh) Whats ...
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Per client profiles in Citrix

I want to associate each Citrix client machine with a certain application specific profile (no windows profile or something similar). I have the following ideas to do this, but maybe there is a better ...
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What is the best way of restricting user profile size in a Terminal Server environment?

From this link I understand that my two options are: NTFS Quotas The "Limit profile size" policy setting I prefer option (1) because I really want to limit the overall size of everyone's profile so ...
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Building your own Onavo [closed]

Onavo, an app for iPhone and Android, is a pretty interesting peice of software. It uses (on the iPhone anyway, not sure about Android) a custom profile, which re-routes your traffic though the Onavo ...
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Windows 7 Temporary Profile

I would like to force Windows 7 to always load the temporary profile when a user logs off and back on. Is there a reliable way to force this to happen each time? Background: if you are familiar ...
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The User Profile Service failed the logon. User profile cannot be loaded

The installation is a Windows 2008 R2 server with an Exchange 2010. I am trying to install BESX on it, for which a user account is needed to login on the domain controller and run the installer. I ...
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How to fix Windows 2008 R2 default profile?

For some reason the default profile on Windows 2008 R2 Remote Desktop Services got broken in terms that when new profile is created when first starting Microsoft Outlook it's trying to use profile of ...
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