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Questions tagged [user-accounts]

A user account is an access authorization to a restricted IT system. It consists mostly of a system wide unique user name an a password which are needed for authentication. IT systems use the user account to identify the individual user and grant him permissions which are associated with the user account.

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How to change IIS Pool Process Integrity Level

I can not locate where can I change the Integrity Level of an account that's run a Pool on IIS On this capture you can see that One pool is run with High Integrity and the other with Medium. The high ...
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How to Limit CPU Cores in Ubuntu / Virtualmin?

SYSTEM INFORMATION OS type and version *Ubuntu Linux 20.04.4 Virtualmin version 6.17-3* I am sole owner of my server and all the virtual servers. I want to limit the resources being used by servers. ...
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Restrict some local Linux users to not be able to do anything on the machine

Long story short, I'm setting up a Dovecot mail server. Originally, I intended to use virtual users for the IMAP/POP3 authentication - basically making Dovecot look its own users up in a separate ...
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Ethernet adapter switched to private after network reset - no longer able to connect to work user account

I'm working at a research institute. We have a domain managed AD user account and the typical proxy that allows us to log into our institute's user account on whatever computer we are working and ...
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Windows 10 Password Reset Notification

I have a strange issue with one of my end users. The issue is that the Windows Notification for Password Reset pops up for a certain user, daily. The end-user has reset their password via the ...
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Changing Azure User Access Administrator?

The root User Access Administrator that is inherited by all our subscriptions is assigned to an account of an ex-employee. We're keeping that account alive so that we can continue to make changes as ...
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Updating AD attributes programmatically

My apologies, as I am an engineer not a sys admin, but am working with someone who is managing AD. Current situation: We have an AD attribute that contains a longish parse-able string that contains ...
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Active Directory Domain User to be used to run Windows service

I have an Active Directory containing domain users for all employees that are used for computer login, file server permission, access control RDP, etc... Also, I have more than one service that ...
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Is it possible to access MS Teams Team member tags via PowerShell or other means?

I was thinking of using Tags assigned to Users in a MS Teams (on Office365) Team for some reporting related things and query them in some PowerShell scripts. Is there a way to get this information? I ...
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Why same user has different password and system properties over SSH and GUI login (Debian)?

I am using a VM on Google Cloud Platform. Once created it can be accessed through SSH through the GCP web GUI. When I access through SSH, I can use sudo to perform privileged actions. When I access ...
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AD keeps locking my account every 5 minutes, but without reason?

I know there are many threads who are similar like mine, but may I'm to stupid to get all these informations. My problem is I changed my password and since them i get locked every ~5 minutes, I don't ...
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I need to create a group a group of pseudo admins in AD to manage users at a remote location, but I'm not sure how this should be done

My company is migrating/consolidating domains with several remote business we have purchased, and one of our remotes sites has a pre-existing IT department that we want to keep in place. We would like ...
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Create User active directory Bulk and home folder for user but folder Not Created

all I am trying to create a user with Active Directory and home folder automatically using bulk files and csv but when the user is done I check the user profile it redirects every user's home folder ...
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Bash - Run 'chage' Command Against Each User Account

I have to audit the users accounts on our linux servers in each environment so I want to script checking whether each account is expired or not. I have a for loop that's pulling user accounts listed ...
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How can I "archive" accounts in Active Directory Users and Computers (ADUC)?

I don't mean disabled... and I'm hoping for something other than "exported". Here's my problem: My org never deletes accounts (just disables them)--not my call. I've hidden the disabled ...
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Run Script over SSH with nologin user

I have to run a script from server A and connects to 20 more servers over ssh to pull information. Previously i was using a normal user, and that would become a problem once the password for that user ...
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In a windows domain, if I define the local Administrator group in Restricted Groups, does it remove Domain Admins?

It is my understanding that in a Windows domain, the Domain Admins group is automatically added to the local Administrators group for all domain members. I need to add another domain account to the ...
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How can I grant rights to update ServicePrincipalName when I can't see that option in the list?

I'll happily close this if its a dumb question. I am trying to grant rights to SELF on an AD service (user) account for a MSSQL Server instance account. Problem is I cannot see the check box for Read ...
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How do I share all resources between two AWS Root accounts?

We have one person that has been in charge of all AWS resources for our company, including EC2, elastic IPs, EBS storage, etc. Now we want a second person to also have access to ALL the resources in ...
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How long should accounts be deactivated before being deleted?

How long should accounts be deactivated before being deleted? Should accounts be deactivated? For example, our organization uses 1Password Business, which allows for accounts to be deactivated. How ...
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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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Join PCs that were on old Windows 2012 server to new server AND new domain without breaking SIDS and trust

Background: Had a small 4 PC office on Server 2012r2 with domain named OLD-DOMAIN. Server was old and wonky and had to restore from full system image backup that was recent (as in a few days old). ...
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"Password never expires" greyed out?

I have domain users in an Azure AD DS. I need to set some of those users with passwords that don't expire. When I go to "Active Directory Users and Computers" on a machine in the domain, the ...
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Use of Account expiry, disable and lockout in Active directory

I am learning the concepts of active directory. Recently I learned the difference in Account lockout, expiry and disable. My question is all these types are doing the same thing but the purpose is ...
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I can't access my account after unmounting my home directory and doing lvremove (centos7)

I do not have an IT background. I am working things out on my own, so I would really appreciate your help on this as I am in a panic at the moment. I wanted to increase the size of my /home directory (...
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How to manage local accounts on a windows office network?

I've recently had to assume the role of a network admin in a small office running a network of about 20 computers with a main server running Windows Server 2019. This server contains our AD as well ...
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Logging SSH commands on Linux - is custom kernel the only way?

I've done some research and it looks like that the way linux keeps history is less about security and audit and more about helping the user. Even after making changes to instantly log the command and ...
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Event 1007: The share denied anonymous access to the client

the body of evevnt is: " **The share denied anonymous access to the client. Client Name: \10.139.70.35 Client Address: 10.139.70.35:49157 Share Name: \*\in Share Path: ??\C:\Users\jodat\Desktop\...
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Cognos Analytics 11.1.6 - Reports Requesting User ID and Password When Clicked

I'm running Cognos Analytics 11.1.6 and restored a bunch of reports from the previous server that was running 10.2.2. A user mentioned that when she clicks a report on the 11 instance she is required ...
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Replacing GoDaddy Office 365 accounts with Exchange mailboxes

I'm currently working for a company that had an inefficient setup for their "department" mailboxes (i.e. mailboxes like info@company.com, queries@company.com, etc). I quickly realised that I ...
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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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One AD Account logging into 50+ machines simultaneously

I have an AD Domain set up specifically for running computer-based exams at multiple locations. One site sits 50-100 exams and needs to start them at the exact same time and they all login to the ...
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Active directory fears

I want to implement active directory in my organization but my major challenge is that i have already installed an application on the server(windows 2016 server standard) that uses sql 2012 and sql ...
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Is it bad to use a Linux username that is the same as a Linux command?

Let's say your name is Ed. Would it be bad to make your username "ed" if it coincides with the line-oriented text editor by the same name, ed? https://linux.die.net/man/1/ed
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How to enum user account and get detailed account message in Windows operating system?

I want to get all user account messages in Windows operating system from remote Linux machine. There are no any services or functions that can support it in Windows operating system. Now I connect to ...
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AD best practise delete or just disable?

As an IT company that delivers IT systems, servers and everything for our customers. I'm trying to find the best practice when it comes to Active Directory and users leaving the company. We have ...
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How to create a very limited linux user

I need a user in my linux machine to execute some commands in .bash_profile. But I don't want this user can have access to sftp, ftp and any other protocols. Also any commands can't be executed except ...
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What folder should be the home of the web root owner?

I'm setting up a SLES 12 system for running web applications on it. There is already a /srv/www folder and it's going to be owned by a special user (let's say: web user). Is there a good practice / ...
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Is it possible to let nginx run as a different user for a location?

My nginx is running as user nobody:nogroup. But I want a certain location of server clause to be protected and owned by specific users. Basic Authentication is easy enough to set up, but the ...
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What is the purpose of a "Mail User" in Hosted Exchange?

In the Exchange Admin Center (https://outlook.office365.com/ecp), regular users are created in the "Mailboxes" tab. External contacts for mail forwarding are created in the "Contacts" tab with the ...
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Can I delete `mysql` os user which is created during mysql installation?

I have installed MySQL Community Server 5.7.28 on a CentOS 7. I have observed that there is an OS level user mysql created during installation. As per our security team, we can have only one ...
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How to change the password of a windows service through GPO

THis is a follow up to my previous question here --Can I change the Logon type of a windows service through GPO So I have a custom windows service which is configured to run in a specified user ...
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Join reputation when joining accounts

Would it be possible, when automatically joining my account among Stack projects, to share reputation as well? Now I have 5 accounts and 5 different reputations - it is frustrating. Thank you.
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User accounts getting locked out for unknown reason after enabling Fine Grained Password Policy (FGPP)

For my organization of around 6000 users, I just did three things. Set "Default Domain Policy" password requirements to "not defined" Set a Fine Grained Password Policy for your basic 8 characters w/ ...
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Can I change the Logon type of a windows service through GPO

We are using a custom windows service which does some task and runs as Local System account. For technical reasons in our project, we want to change the logon type of our windows service to a domain ...
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Remove Access of object or user from directory using PS

We have several servers in the same domain and the requirement is to remove permission from a specific folder which is defined in the power-shell script and I need to specify the name of the object ...
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Run Apache Tomcat as user "tomcat"

I want to run Apache Tomcat on Ubuntu 18 as the (by me created) user tomcat. I am not using the Ubuntu default Tomcat but instead directly downloaded the tar.gz package from the Tomcat homepage. I ...
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Recover root access after wrong usermod -g in Ubuntu 14

I have to recover root access to an Ubuntu 14 box where there is only a single local user and usermod -g somegroup ... has been executed instead of usermod -G ... so the user can't sudo anymore. I am ...
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Struggling to configure sendmail right with email on same domain

I have a situation that probably unusual. I run a handful of services I find useful at my domain example.com. example.com is pointed to my VPS server via A record and it's associated services work ...
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Is it possible to disable new bluetooth connections for non-admin accounts(Windows 10)?

I can disable bluetooth entirely, but I want the previously attached bluetooth keyboard & mouse to continue working, but the guest/non-admin users unable to pair new devices. I looked at stopping ...
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