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Is a windows user really needed for IIS client certificate authorization, if so how to set this user's privileges?

I had originally posted this question in securitystackexchange, but I didn't get the answer I was expecting, and I see the topic can also fit here. I need to connect two servers in different ...
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Use existing NIS userlist to authenticate access to website [closed]

I'm setting up a private internal website on a server we have in my research lab. We use NIS to handle user credentials; how can I use the NIS user list with an HTML login form?
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How to delete all information belonging to an ejabberd vhost?

Deactivating an ejabberd vhost is easy. In the simplest case, just remove the entry from the hosts section in /etc/ejabberd/ejabberd.yml. I presume this does not delete any information about the ...
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User principal name vs SAM account name

I am confused between the user principal name (UPN) and SAM account name (SAM). Heres what i know SAM- Pre-windows name, for backward compatibility with Windows NT machines etc. DOMAIN/USERA, looks ...
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Setting a Windows Non-Interactive User Account

Does anybody know how I can, or if it's possible, to set a Windows domain account as a "non-interactive" user. I would like to set specific Windows domain service accounts as "non-interactive" so ...
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How to change user display name in Windows 10 for Active Directory users [closed]

I have 2 Active Directory user accounts. These 2 user accounts have different login ID, but same display name. It makes difficult to differentiate when I wanted to login to my PC, as they are ...
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is it possible to create local accounts with freeipa?

I would like to know if there exists an option within freeipa to force the creation of local user accounts when user connects to some host and not only create /home/username folder. Some software ...
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Semi-selfservice user registration [closed]

I don't want to have wide-open registration on my server so I don't have to deal with spam accounts, but at the same time I don't want to have to manually add accounts for each person I invite to my ...
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How to enable ssh access without public/private keys?

I am building a progressive cyber challenge for my club members (the challenges work), but what I was trying to do to make the progressive part is have each challenge reveal the password for the next ...
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Login to local user account doesn't work after joining Windows 10 machine to Active Directory Domain

The title basically says it all. I also tried adding the local user account to the Power Users Group as referenced in this post here: Unable to login with Local account (user) after joining onto ...
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Amend not replace Active Directory Account information with powershell

We are changing our phone system and as a result we need to update users telephone numbers on their active directory profile. Currently each person has just the extension in the telephone field in ...
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Which user profile data is locally(!) available to apps by default after login to MS Windows Active Directory?

The scenario is multiple client PCs running Windows and credentials are managed using Active Directory, which does contain e.g. mail addresses of users as well. There is a client app which needs some ...
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How do I set up multiple unique accounts via command line?

I have to setup and configure about 60 (+ more in the future) windows 7 embedded PC's with the same settings. Each of these PC's will have 12 accounts on them. Each of the accounts will have their own ...
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RD Gateway - restrict user account accessibility on target system by client's IP

I have a situation where I need to allow access to user accounts depending on the client's IP. I'm wondering if that can be realized by the means of a RD Gateway and Identity and Access Management. ...
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RDC - allow account depending on computer of requester

The posts Restrict Remote Desktop access to specific users to specific servers in a domain environment? Restrict RDP Access by IP Address explain well how to restrict access to a computer ...
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Local username Windows 10 Azure AD Microsoft 365

Is it possible to change the local username (C:\Users\xxx) on a AAD joined Windows 10 computer? Long version: Setup & Info: Windows 10 Business, Azure AD joined computer. Cloud only with "...
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LDAP user has no name

A user on our Opensuse 12.1 server was trying to mount an NFS directory and came to me saying that he had no username. His user configuration is identical to every other user on the system, so I ...
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java.net.UnknownHostException: ambari

I installed Ambari and executed ambari-server setup. When I was asked to Customize user account for ambari-server daemon, I specified the user ambari. Now I want to start Ambari server: ambari-server ...
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Profile pictures on Gnome with NFS mounted home directories

Users in Gnome can have profile pictures that are stored in the directory /var/lib/AccountsService/icons/. (There is also an older way which is with a file .face in the user’s home directory, but the ...
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For a windows network account, why is USERPROFILE not mapped to the users network share?

On a number of Linux based distributions it is possible to mount a users home drive over the network or change the location of the users home drive by modding the user account. Accessing the users ...
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TFS 2017/2018: Migrate local to AD users

We have (evolved historically) about 50 "local" user accounts on the old server for external users. These users add Backlog Items and see work progress on subordinate elements (like tasks). Old ...
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Parse-server/Heroku email account verification not working

I am trying to implement the email verification system on Parse-Server (/Heroku), when a user account is created; so that the user can confirm his/her account creation. Things are working well for ...
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Why does my console session keep locking out account?

It's difficult to phrase this question properly. I have a number of accounts that I want the session to be kept alive .i.e. Not lock out after 15 mins. Domain accounts, logging on to Server 2012r2. I ...
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Is it possible to use Active Directory to authenticate root account on Redhat?

I'm working on joining some Redhat (6.8) boxes to a Windows Active Domain (Server 2016) using Kerberos as per Redhat publications. Things are looking good and working, but something we are having an ...
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Terraform SQL create users from variable

I was told this might be a better spot for my question: I have users defined in tfvars: test_database_users = ["td" , "tdus", "tdbusrs"] Resource is defined as: resource "template_dir" "...
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Windows shared folder for one user

I have a folder to make accessible for specific users on a windows server(Datacenter 2016). I have created a file share and created a user with a password on the server and granted the user access to ...
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Setting up multiple website owners/users with restricted SSH access on Ubuntu

I recently migrated from a Centos Cpanel server setup to Ubuntu and have been trying to work out how to setup multiple users that are restricted/jailed to their own home directories when they ssh to ...
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Cannot create Kazoo Monster UI account

I installed Kazoo v4 platform on CentOS 7 using this guide: https://www.powerpbx.org/content/kazoo-v4-single-server-install-guide-v1. After creating an account with sup crossbar_maintenance ...
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Why a separate user for MPI jobs?

Many of the tutorials on setting up a cluster with MPI suggest creating a separate user with limited permissions (1, 2). This means running jobs requires logging into a separate user, and is obviously ...
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Why does the user “Debian-exim” exist?

I'm using the Exim mail server on an Ubuntu Server. The service runs as the user "Debian-exim" and the mail files are owned by the user "mail". This is a problem now. I'm trying to understand how to ...
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System automatically enables guest account

I'm getting in trouble with Windows Server 2008 R2. I disabled guest account, set it to not change the password for security purpose. After few days, I noticed that the guest account is enabled. ...
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Using at sign (@) in usernames linux. Is it safe? [duplicate]

I've read about what charachers should usernames use, in linux, here: https://serverfault.com/a/578264/330936 but I would like to know if is there any problem if I will use the at sign "@" in my ...
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Users locked out from DC, automatically unlocked by administrator

I am working on a typical windows architecture containing DCs, Exchange servers, etc... Recently I set up a script to receive a notification whenever a user get locked out. It works prefectly, however ...
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What characters are allowed for the username and password in FreeRADIUS?

I am testing the WLAN functionalities of a device connecting to a RADIUS server. This RADIUS server is located on a Raspberry Pi with Raspbian Stretch and is using FreeRADIUS 3.0 and Hostapd. For EAP-...
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Moving an AD user account from one domain to another within same forest

Requirement: In our organisation, several employees have frequent transfers to different zones, which are different domains within a single forest. Need to transfer users from one domain to another ...
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Account Lockout not showing up in Event Viewer

I wrote a powershell script to send me an email for Account Lockout events when I noticed there were almost none in the Event Viewer. I used a test user and attempted five bad logins, and got the ...
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Keyboard not working in Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V, running inside Oracle VirtualBox

I am considering to migrate my server to Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V. Currently I use Windows 10 with Oracle VirtualBox as HyperVisor. In order to test out Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V, I decided to ...
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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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Keep inheritance enabled for Delegation

I want to give a normal "Domain Users", permission to reset the password of users in the Domain Admins Group. So I created an OU and moved all the user account targets into it. Then I used "Delegate ...
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User keeps getting locked out

An AD user continuously keeps getting locked out for no reason. There are no persistent drive mappings and the user is not logging in anywhere else. In Windows event viewer there are constant logs of ...
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Change password of webdav user in Linux Ubuntu

I have a webdav setup in Ubuntu. I tried to change one user password by doing: sudo htpasswd users.password username followed by: sudo service apache2 restart Now that user cannot login with the ...
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Users created using new-mailbox script on exchange shell are disabled by default

I've done this many times before and I don't recall hitting this problem, however I'm creating mailboxes on exchange shell using new-mailbox and the accounts which are created in AD are all disabled ...
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Connect Microsoft Account to Domain

I'd like to link a standard domain account to a Microsoft Account on Windows 10 v1607. Typically, one would go to Settings / Accounts / Your info, but the option is not shown. I've disabled the GPO to ...
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Special user account for logon script only [closed]

How can I create a user account which can logon to a domain and only be able to let the logon script run (netlogon) and then log out automatically? This user needs to be as restricted as possible. ...
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Windows 10 account no write access outside profile

Is there a way to create a Windows 10 user account that has no write access outside of its own user profile? I created a firefox account to run Firefox in a seperate account. I put it only in the ...
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SELinux stops pam_oddjob_mkhomedir from re-creating home dirs after deletion

I have a RedHat 7 server which is hooked up to LDAP and is supposed to create home folders automatically. In line with RedHat recommendation I use pam_oddjob_mkhomedir.so. Everything works fine if the ...
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Different ssh authentication policies for different accounts

I know that I can disable SSH authentication with clear text password for root user (using PermitRootLogin) and enable it for all other users. But I need to disable text passwords for some list of ...
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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 do I create FTP usernames using username@domain.com (AMI)

I have recently moved to lightsail from Godaddy and have some legacy ftp accounts that I need to be maintain, all the ftp account are email addresses associated with the domain name. I have created a ...
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Azure Linux account management

Is there any service in Azure for managing user accounts of the Linux VMs? If I have multiple users that may need to SSH into a variety of Linux VMs, is there a central place to manage accounts or ...