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Windows 7: allow limited users to change network type

I'm an intern that admins Windows machines for a school in a charter school system. When I got here everything was a mess, mainly the students had admin accounts and were turning their machines into ...
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Cryptographic Service error message on Windows XP SP3

Does anyone have an idea on what can be done to fix the cryptographic services on a windows xp service pack 3 machine? It might also be a wrong security setting, but I think I would have found it, if ...
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How can I uninstall a printer that doesn't provide the 'remove' option?

I have Windows 7 (32-bit) and installed a printer. During the setup something went wrong and now I have a printer entry in the list where I can just Resolve Problems but not Remove (there is no Remove ...
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How do I take control of a Drupal installation on my web space without the admin credentials?

Someone set up a website for me recently, using Drupal, and before I could get his admin credentials, I lost contact with him. Seeing as it's my web space, I do have access to the files and the ...
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Push a policy to Java clients?

This question came up when I was attempting to set the list of SSL/TLS cipher suites in a Java program. In Java, its quite painful at times to do simple things like set the list of ciphers because ...
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Mass creating users who can login via ssh keys but not with a password

I am trying to mass creating users that can login via ssh private/public keys but which can not login with users (kind of like using newusers but I want to make sure users will not be able to login ...
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How to maintain servers in general [closed]

I'm a programmer working at a tech company. I really want to learn how to properly maintain a small server cluster (say a dozen racks) which we have at work. I consider myself a power linux user, and ...
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creating a network between localhost and virtual machine

Ok I have this machine of mine in a network (in an external domain) and I would like to create in it a virtual machine, which should be able to connect and communnicate with the host (main machine) ...
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Logging a list of programs during the day

Just wondering if there is any way of logging a list of programs that have been run during the day (perhaps using WMI)? I'd like to write up a script that can do this. E.g. I want to be able to see ...
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How to run some cmd commands in all network clients?

I have administrator rule on my network (running windows server 2003). How I can run some (4 or 5) cmd commands on all clients. I have heard it is done via active dorectory, but How?
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Mapping domain to webadress

im currently trying to set up an apache client on a ubuntu root server. i have set up the apache and it is running, as i can access the "It works" page while doing it directly with the ip belonging ...
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Create a non-admin user group with the ability in install print drivers on server

I am using windows 2008 RS2. I am trying to setup a poweruser group for printer administrators that has the ability to install printer drivers on a various print servers. I am not sure how to go about ...
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How do I configure a Debian so that multiple users can do administration, but not see each others' personal files?

I'm looking to set up a server to share with a group of people. The machine will run Debian GNU/Linux, and we would like to allow multiple people to do administration tasks (in particular installing, ...
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Remove password of user on OSX

As much as I would like to figure out the problem, at this point too much time has been invested in deleting a stupid key when I already had a solution (the command line creation) that works. I'm ...
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How to get actual creation time of a file on Unix?

I'm inspecting some files in my dedicated web server via linux cli after a hack attack and found some files have been modified with the 'touch' command to change the dates. I'm willing to get the ...
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Adding users in the unity gui on ubuntu 13.04 - settings are locked

I installed an ubuntu 13.04 without gui and later installed unity on that machine. There is one non root user only. When trying to add a user using the unity add user dialog there seem to be no ...
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Organizational Admin password management

The need arose in my organization of replacing some of the passwords used by the administrators (to servers, iLO's, vendors' website login etc.). my question is- how do you decide what passwords to ...
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Full system analysis with UI

I recently started using NewRelic and now I'm wondering what other life-changing tools there are. In specific, I'm working in Linux, and I was looking at my RightScale monitoring and saw that there ...
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Which program allows remote management of Android devices?

I have 50 Android tablets. I want to be able to control from a central place the following things on the devices: General settings like date-time, unlock method, display sleep time etc; Chrome ...
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Win8.1: When logged in with my default MS account many account options don't seem to work

So I'm one of those idiots who upgraded to 8.1 allowing MS to grab a really old Hotmail account which is now my default admin account (sigh). Now I am having various account settings issues like: I ...
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Why am I getting file system “access denied” errors when I'm the administrator?

In one case, I was just writing a test application to enumerate all files on my system, and I get an "access denied" error for "C:\Documents and Settings" (which was returned by .NET when I said 'give ...
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Setting permissions for specific user and groups in Linux

How can I grant permission for files to a specific user or a specific group? We have three groups: "g12" ("u1" and "u2), "g34" and "g56". g12 - should only read the file. g34 - should write and ...
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Can I create an admin privilege for just one application?

A university tries to run our software, but their users don't have admin rights. However our software requires admin rights to run. Is there a way to have their system admin create a privilege, just ...
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CentOS 5.6: Setup global extensions in Firefox 10.0.1

I have setup Firefox to run off a server for a group of people, so that it runs for them without a local install. Now, I wish to also setup a few extensions globally, which would be available to all ...
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Linux - Protection from ourselves (Root)

I love Linux and everything she stands for; however, unfortunately I grew up with Windows. Thusly so I have learned very bad practices (such as NT Authority will protect me). I have several Linux ...
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How can I make sftp accounts that can only access their home directory?

I'm using Ubuntu Server 9.10. I need to setup 6 accounts for users that will exclusively need sftp. When the user logs in, I need them to only have access to their home directory. I don't want them ...
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What's the max Windows 7 access possible to restrict tampering with single service?

I'm developing an ADHD management system for myself. Without going into detail (and as silly as it may sound for a grown man to need something like this), I need to build a me-proof service to run on ...
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Setting user/group restrictions in Windows 7 Home Premium

I'm have been requested to set user restrictions across 100+ computers running Windows 7 Home Premium. I have done a bit of research and I have found that the user restrictions I'm able to set via ...
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Reset Windows 7 group policy settings

For my system, there are two accounts. I applied a few changes to a secondary account via the group policy object snap-in of Window's management console. Despite applying these changes to the ...
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Block Macs from connecting to Windows over RDP?

Is it possible to block all remote desktop connections from a Mac to Windows? If it is, then how?
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Is there any rm log with removed files?

Is there any way to check what was recently removed with rm command?
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Is there a way to let the user create a cron entry without opening nano

Is there a way to create a cron entry with bash where the user only have to enter the command to execute and the script does the rest. Create cron file if it isn't already created Set the execution ...
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`emerge --changed-use` does not work for PHP_INI_VERSION

All the gentoo docs on installing PHP[1][2] mentions that I should add a line to make.conf to use the 'production' php.ini PHP_INI_VERSION="production" but that does not seems to do anything... ...
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Which resources and menu's are associated with Administration Accounts on a Ricoh MFD?

What resources and menu's with Ricoh MFDs are allocated to the following sections: User Administrator Machine Administrator Network Administrator File Administrator
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Managing Linux Machines

I have a bunch (hundreds) of low-end machines running Linux (mostly Ubuntu and CentOS distributions) spread out all over the world that I don't like to SSH into very often. I would like, however, to ...
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How to set different window managers to different users under Linux

I want to restrict different users to different sets of window managers. For example, user A: openbox, fluxbox user B: openbox user C: openbox, fluxbox, metacity How can I do it? Additional ...
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How can I limit the disk I/O priority for a process in Windows XP?

I have a setup where a Windows XP machine gets backed up to a server on the LAN, using rsync. Because of operational requirements, the backup needs to happen while the machine is in use. While this is ...
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FreeBSD vs Linux from an administration standpoint

I am a huge user of Linux in a all kinds of ways for servers, desktops, etc... More recently I am wanting to try working with FreeBSD for certain features it has like ZFS and such. How much does the ...
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Zimbra Default Admin Console

What is the default address to get to a Zimbra Admin Console? Any default ports too?
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Share tiles and secondary tiles between user accounts in Windows 8

Our Windows 8 Metro application secondary tiles that we need to share between several user profiles on a single PC (tablet). I was wondering if it is possible to copy secondary tiles (as opposed to ...
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What are reasons to disallow ICMP on my server?

An EC2 Instance has ICMP services disabled by default. While it's not totally clear to me why, I think it's because it could be a potential security risk. At the moment I'm enabling Echo Responses ...
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Cannot do sudo: “/etc/sudoers is mode 0740, should be 0440”

I have a problem: I don't have a root password on my mac. I just have an Admin account, which can do stuff using sudo. Now, I wanted to add my normal user to the /etc/sudoers file as well. Since it ...
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How to monitor bandwidth use of each device on wifi network

I have in my home a standard Comcast cable internet connection. I have it going from the wall to a cable modem, and from the modem to a late-series Linksys router, which provides wired and wireless ...
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Importance of GID and UID? [closed]

Whether we could hide the presence of a file by modifiying the gid/uid?
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How can I block specific domains on Windows, only for certain users?

I want to limit what websites I can view when logged in under an account. I don't think it's possible to accomplish this via the hosts file or router. Ideas for good/free solutions?
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administer windows machine

I'm a linux user. And I need to administer (take care) of ms_windows machine. I would love to work with that computer as with linux box under full control. More specific: How I can control ...
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How to force Chrome to use proxy settings?

We're about to deploy Google Chrome to our users. The thing is, we use a proxy server to filter HTTP connections to force users to just use a handful of websites on workplace computers. So far I've ...
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Recovering from renamed user home directory

I changed the name of a user home directory, but couldn't specify this as the new home directory for that user with usermod until I logged out of that user. Not having any other user accounts, I gave ...
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How to delete or resize pagefile.sys?

How to delete or resize pagefile.sys in WinXP? Changing properties in "My Computer" doesn't work, changing properties in Administrative Tools > Computer Management doesn't work either.
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linux shell installing packages automaticc

I want to install packages automatically by running a script I can write yum install php but I want it to install another package once installation of the php package is completed Is there any ...