Authentication is the process of proving your identity to a computer. It differs from authorization, which is the process of granting certain privileges to someone.

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ssh -o PreferredAuthentications: What's the difference between “password” and “keyboard-interactive”?

Both PreferredAuthentications=password and PreferredAuthentications=keyboard-interactive would prompt for the password, so what's the difference between them? I Google'd with the keywords ssh ...
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Credentials don't work on RDP after reboot

I have a workstation at my office that I remote into to do some of my work. Up till now, everything has been fine, and remoting in worked perfectly fine. Suddenly yesterday, it started behaving ...
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Unable to authenticate with Client cert in TLS1.0

I have my own application running in Windows machine (server). I am using a browser as a client to do operations. I have multiple users connecting to the server using client certificates as the ...
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Remember login/passwords for Authentication popup windows in Chrome

The Safari provides checkbox to save login and password in keychain for such forms. So, Is it any way to save login/password in Chrome?
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How to authenticate with git?

I have been provided with connection details to a git server: http://hgk:hgk_499@git.server1.org/clients/app_server1.git I have downloaded a git client and after entering the server as: ...
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Windows Integrated on IIS with SQL server on different computer

I need to deploy an intranet application on IIS 7.5 that can connect to a SQL server on a different computer with the user identity. The user must use its Identity to connect to SQL Server. I ...
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tuleap plugin jenkins / hudson accessing

please I wanted to know if it is possible you can help me, I am learning the product and have the plugin jenkins to connect my projects and see the buildings, but my jenkins this authenticating LDAP, ...
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How to add authentication to closed-source server?

The software for the TV tuner in my Windows7 HTPC runs an HTTP server that allows me to control and stream TV in my browser. However, there is no authentication, which is fine for the LAN but not for ...
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How PAM module reads /etc/shadow

I am developing a PAM module, which is much similar to pam_unix.so, the default authentication module. I also have a small test app that uses this module for authentication purposes. My module first ...
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how to control users login on Linux machine according to configuration file

I use the PAM to authenticate users login info from - http://linux.die.net/man/8/pam_listfile in my Linux red-hat machine I have 5 diff users user1 user2 user3 user4 user5 I want to enable ssh ...
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how to have a samba share that REQUIRES login for both a user and a guest

So my question is, with a samba share folder I'd like it so that anyone trying to access it would require authentication, and a valid user can login. But I also would like guests to also be able to ...
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Hostapd. Can't connect to the Access Point

I'm trying to set up an AP following this steps www.elinux.org/RPI-Wireless-Hotspot The thing is to set up my Raspberry as an AP. I can see my Access Point but when I try to connect it gives me an ...
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FireFox SSO session used by Windows for further authentications?

On our document management system we use SSO and I also configured FF for auto login. Now that I extended the DMS with a feature which should load content from the Repository via SharePoint-Module in ...
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Unable to connect to networked printer

I am trying to connect from another computer on the network but i keep error message saying the user account doesn't have enough privileges despite not having changed any settings/passwords and other ...
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nginx auth_basic for mac address verification

nginx auth_basic for mac address verification Is it done? Do you have examples? thnx location = / { satisfy any; deny all; auth_basic "Restricted"; ...
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Two-factor authentication without a smartphone or peripheral device? [closed]

Believe it or not, but I don't have a smartphone. Or, maybe I do, but I don't want to have to whip it out just to log in to every site I use if I trust my home computer (or personal portable laptop) ...
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Can I get Google Authenticator as a stand-alone hardware dongle?

I'm setting up Two-Factor Authentication for our small office that will be used to log in to the corporate web site. The TFA is used via the Google Authenticator app that works great, except for a ...
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Linux Scripting - SSH Authentication - Limiting Fail Attempts [closed]

I have a script that reads an input file with twenty command lines to be tested against remote servers through SSH command line and I need your help to find out how to limit the ssh login attempts in ...
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is there a system that will redistribute a WiFi signal

Where I live we have community WiFi and it is authenticated with a password via a browser. This all works just fine on my Android/iPhone devices but I have a Blu-Ray device and a couple of Nintendo ...
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LDAP configuration is not working for redmine

We have a set of ubuntu machines which authenticate using LDAP. I have installed redmine application in one of the ubuntu machines and configured using the redmine ldap configuration. It seems to go ...
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Authentication requests for HTTPS calls through an HTTP proxy

Am I right in thinking that if you have a service protected by SSL on the other side of an HTTP proxy which requires authentication that: You authenticate using HTTP sending an unencrypted (albeit ...
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Kerberos and LDAP complex relationship

I have problems understanding the relationship between LDAP and Kerberos (Conceptually). I understand LDAP as a directory service, and Kerberos as an authentication service. We also know that LDAP ...
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How to feed live stream to Adobe media server with username and password?

I am trying to feed live stream to adobe media server (AMS) using ffmepeg: ffmpeg -i <input> <transcoding profile> -f flv rtmp://<ams_ip>/live/<channel_name> after that the ...
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Samba, winbind and AD authentication: username is invalid on this system

I am trying to set up a file server with Active Directory authentication using Samba and Winbind. Domain controller is Windows 2000 SP4 (don't judge). File server is Debian 7.7 (latest stable). This ...
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SVN per repo authentication

I have several repos and have set a password for all the users in /etc/apache2/dav_svn.passwd with htpasswd command. I would like to set per repo authentication for every single repository. By the ...
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Authenticate Zimbra Domain with Zentyal Server (using External LDAP)

I have installed and configured Zimbra 8.5 and Zentyal 4.0. Now, I am trying to let Zimbra Authenticate form the Zentyal LDAP server. The base Domain name is mycompany.local. Can anyone please give ...
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Automated file transfer using challenge-response authentication method [duplicate]

Doing SCP to a remote server to put the files. While we do that, we need to authenticate to the remote server using the challenge-response authentication method where we have a separate authentication ...
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SSH Agent Forwarding not working even when using `ssh -A`

First of all, I've checked all the following Agent Forwarding not working Extra configuration required for ssh-agent forwarding? SSH Agent Forwarding Not Working ...
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How do I change or add a user for BIOS fingerprint reader in HP pro book 6540b

I have a HP pro book 6540b with fingerprint reader. I recently re-installed windows 7 (full hd wipe). I was planning on giving the laptop to my wife. But, before windows even starts to load the user ...
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openssh server not able to root login

I have root filesystem(compiled using Buildroot). I start openssh server by executing /usr/sbin/sshd. /usr/sbin/sshd uses /etc/sshd_config to configure itself . The parameters enabled in ...
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Why Access denied when removing files/folder on Windows

What does really happen when I try to remove a folder on windows (7, 2008, 2012) and get the "famous": You need permission to perform this action ... Folder Access denied What I've done : I ...
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Which HTTP Authentication used?

I need a way to find out which HTTP Auth mechanism is used for a particular website/web-server, which is responding to my HTTP request. I am open to use any browser, or any other tool (like ...
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Automate Interactive method of authentication for file transfer

Interactive method of authentication There is a server A and Server B Server A is the File Transfer server It has the files stored in it and we issue command scp admin@IP of REMOTE ...
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getent passwd doesn't work; CentOS 7 and SSSD LDAP authentication

I installed CentOS 7 on a brand new server. All my servers get end user authentication through LDAPS on various system as RHEL5, Debian, and Solaris. I noticed there is a new layer on CentOS 7 which ...
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How to stop cloudflare authentications when visiting a site?

I have multiple systems running in the same network, but when I try to visit some websites, I always get the Cloudflare authentication captchas. It is really irritating, because I don't face it in my ...
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mr.google.com at email header

Some email headers show : Received-SPF: pass (google.com: domain of //////////@gmail.com designates 10.180.106.10 as permitted sender) client-ip=10.180.106.10 X-Received: from mr.google.com ...
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Making a connection between puppet and puppet agent.

I know this question has been asked before in many different variant. I read all the post related to the problem but I cannot get agent and master talking to each other. I boot up 2 vm via vmwork ...
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RDP client (mstsc) can't log in to any server

RDP Client suddenly stopped logging in to any RDP server. I'm sure that my credentials are right; I can log in via Remmina on Linux, but can't do it on Windows native TSC. I tried to remove ...
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Managing authentication on a non-domain PC

I am installing a new Windows 7 PC on a network and logging in with a local user account. When I access a shared drive on a server I am prompted for and enter valid LDAP credentials and can access the ...
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Internet LED on my WAG120N

I have been a subscriber for clunky DSL connection type for a decade. Also, utilizing a WAG120N router for 2 years. There is something i do not get about the last LED, the Internet one. Now the case ...
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Authentication lag with multiple open NX clients

I have a freenx system setup on a 12.04 Workstation which is experiencing intermittent connection and authentication issues. From what I can tell, it seems as if multiple NX connections cause the ...
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Authenticate User's Unix Credentials via Web Browser

Can anyone give me tips on how to authenticate a user's Unix credentials through the browser? I am basically giving access to some file viewing and I want to make sure the users are authenticated but ...
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Kerberos authentication failure: “SAM Active Directory Response - user unknown”

Everyone on our network is currently unable to access shared resources on our file server (SBS 2003 server with Windows 7 & XP workstations). A Wireshark packet capture revealed the following ...
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Kerberos failure emergency: need to filter a Wireshark capture to show only Kerberos and SPNEGO traffic

I am attempting to troubleshoot a serious Kerberos authentication problem on our SBS 2003 domain (none of our Windows 7 or XP workstations can authenticate). We have logged failed Kerberos ...
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unable to access network share and cannot access sql server on windows 8 over vpn

I was wondering if anyone has any tips on this issue I am having. I am running windows 8 and I basically have setup VPN exactly the same as how I have it setup on windows 7. But for some reason over ...
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Emulate an LDAP-Authentication based on IMAP

Is there a way to emulate a LDAP-Server while in the background authenticate against an IMAP-Server? Explanation: I'm running some services in in our local network like Git, SVN, Seafile and ...
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LDAP role/group membership

We have many users registered in our LDAP auth. So far we've only stored login and mail-related information in this LDAP. In our main application (Play! Framework), we needed to modelise roles ...
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clarifying mac adress validation using a wireless router

I have access to an ethernet port which requires a mac address validation and the system only allows one value to be registered at any given time. If I use a wireless router and register its mac ...
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Windows Live Authentication Re-Verification Issue With Unset Phone Numbers and Emails

We have an asp.net application which runs on microsoft azure cloud. In the past we have always authenticated against WL accounts, Which I believe are now referred to as Microsoft accounts. These ...
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Command or Batch file to see when a remote computer last authenticated to the network

I am trying to clean up my AD OUs and have some unpingable computers. So I was wondering if there was a command I could run to find out when the last time those computers last authenticated to the ...