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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Can't connect using ssh keys to dropbear

I have two pair of (same) embedded device that runs linux. I have setup the same ssh key on both. I can connect to one using that key but the 2nd machine still ask for password. Obviously I am doing ...
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Get rid of “via” in outbound e-mails in gmail with an SPF record and DKIM signature

I have a cPanel-hosted domain name, and I set all e-mail to forward to my gmail address. Then, in gmail settings, under Accounts and Imported, I added my e-mail address in the Send mail as: section. ...
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What is required to make sure no plaintext password is on the wire between an Apache web server and an ActiveDirectory server for LDAP authentication?

At my work, I have a rather stubborn IT person who is extremely against adding services to our central SBS installation (which means no SVN, no internal web server, etc.) As a compromise, I convinced ...
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How to avoid logging in at every turn

We are using a virtual machine to do all our work. I have to log on to it as domain user, which is not a local admin on the virtual machine. IT department gave me a local admin user. Almost ...
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When a subdomain considers me logged out while I'm logged into the main site, why does clicking a login link instantly log me in? [closed]

Like if I'm logged out on battlelog.battlefield.com, but logged in on origin.com, as soon as I click LOG IN, it instantly performs the login without me having to enter my username or password. What ...
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Integrating PyCharm 4.5.3 with Asana [migrated]

Does anyone know how to integrate tasks from PyCharm CE 4.5.3 with Asana? There is an integration plugin (actually pre-configured generic REST API plugin) available. I followed documentation on ...
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Windows Enterprise Authentication without Domain Binding

Is there a method for authenticating a windows 7 enterprise installation against a local KMS server without removing it from its workgroup?
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Is there any solution for University User Login Authentication for Internet access?

To access internet in campus, students are given username and passwords. It's needed to authenticate for every 8 hours. If any download in process, then the download fails. Need to authenticate ...
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Authentication working with partial password

I have a 13 character long password and my system is allowing me to authenticate with only 8, why? I have no clue at all, so please give me some guide on what to add to my question, for instance ...
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How can I instruct curl to reuse credentials after it followed a redirect?

I know that curl can follow redirects (the -L argument), and I know that I can provide credentials to a request (-u username:password), but I want to use both all the way down the redirect chain. How ...
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Captive portal : external splash page specs?

Captive portals - like in restaurants, hostels, airports, ... - are detected by OSes. When detected, OS displays a browser-like windows (~popup). (Generally in order to ask for authentification, ...
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Subversion: Authentication failed with AD

I have installed SVN 1.7.2 with Apache 2.2.22 on a Windows 2008 R2 64bit server. Our company users AD for user auth for all apps, so I am trying to setup svn user authentication through AD as well. ...
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Why is Windows Authentication not working Locally but working Remotely?

I've run into this issue on various Windows Servers: When logged into the server, IIS Windows authentication through a browser does not work for either Windows Auth or Basic Auth. I have several ...
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Confused on troubleshooting ldap and krb5

I read a fair amount of the functionality of ldap and krb5 and how they work in unison. So in a nutshell. Krb5 do the authentication and ldap give the information and who can access what. My ...
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Can't login on server using ssh [Too many authentication failures]

I'm not able to login in the server. I keep getting this error: Received disconnect from 128.238.182.77: 2: Too many authentication failures for bmpasini It happened to me before and I solved by ...
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Multi hop SSH with certificate on bastion server

I have this situtation: my local machine a login server (with token implementation) a set of machines accessible only with another authentication from login server (token implementation too) this ...
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Logging login events on my Windows 7 desktop OS to a file

I suspect someone is login into my computer when I check event viewer. Is it possible to have a script on windows 7 to record every login onto my windows 7 desktop pc?
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Prevent Fake E-Mails with Postfix

I have a secure and almost-properly-configured SMTP/Dovecot server running, but I do have a problem. As it's currently set up, anyone (who has valid credentials) can send e-mail from any address in ...
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How do I log out with HTTP Basic?

Browsers rarely make it easy to log out of a site once you've logged on with HTTP Basic authentication. How can I do this? (This form of authentication is rarely used on the public web, but the ...
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Why must I use sudo for ssh public key authentication to work?

I cannot ssh from my computer (OS X) to my raspberry pi (ubuntu mate), unless I use sudo. I am using a public/private keypair to authenticate. The appropriate public key is added to the ...
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How to tell ssh not to check authenticity of the connection host?

I regularly have to connect to hosts behind multiple VPN networks and providers, addressed as either 10.0.0.* or 192.168.*. That is, each VPN network is free to reserve either of those ranges when ...
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How can I convert a domain controller account to local account for forensic analysis?

I am doing a forensic analysis of a Windows machine that has multiple local accounts but have a domain controller or active directory account. I can analyze the files of the user because the files are ...
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X509 certificate that can only be installed on a particular machine

Is it possible to create a certificate that will not install on a machine other than its intended one? (Using some hardware fingerprint embedded into the cert?) Or alternatively, is there a way to ...
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Why is email spoofing so easy and authentication not required? [closed]

At some point my e-mail was hacked, and my address book was obtained. Since then, every once in a while I get random messages from people saying that my account was hacked again — when in actuality ...
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Sharepoint site and Excel files often prompting for login when accessed from corporate network

Since about one month ago a number of users have been experiencing problems accessing a Sharepoint 2010 system we have hosted externally. They are prompted to enter their login details when accessing ...
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Nginx auth_request fires multiple times, why?

I have a simple proxy which requires an auth_request subrequest for authentication. Authenticated users are then proxied to an s3 url to download a file. What I am seeing however is it appears the ...
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Passphrase when creating authentication keys for SSH server

It's clear to me why I would use a passphrase on my clients authentication keys, but what's the purpose of a passphrase for my server authentication keys? I've read trough a tutorial, where the ...
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Zywall USG 100 - How connect to modem interface?

I have an Zywall USG 100. My modem have this ip: 192.168.1.100 and is connected into WAN1 port on the Zywall. The Zywall have this ip: 192.168.1.1 I used the "quick configuration setup", and all ...
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Linux bootup only with USB dongle

I am currently trying to figure out if there is a way to make Linux only boot if a specific USB dongle is present in one of the USB ports. I tried to find a solution on the internet but couldn't find ...
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Google Chrome proxy settings “with Username and Password”?

I am able to use the google chrome under on Linux Mint behind the proxy. But when the browser starts, each time I have to enter the user and password for the authentication. Is there any way I set ...
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How do I connect a SoftEther bridge to a server without getting an authentication error?

I've been playing around with SoftEther, and I'm trying to use the VPNCMD utility to create a site to site VPN. However, when I try to get the Cascade connection up between the bridge and the server, ...
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RADIUS server is not responding. How does it work, and how can I bypass?

First, let me set the stage here. I am in a short-term apartment rental in a building that offers wifi access (through a provider) for $30/month. This service operates a lot like a hotel wifi ...
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lxqt polkit asking for root's password when account is locked

pkexec asks for the root account's password. But the account is locked, it doesn't have a password. Therefore it fails. It's easy to change this behavior in gksu. I don't know if I just suck at using ...
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How do I password protect usb boot?

I want usb booting to still be allowed but only with an admin password. I found out this is possible from trying to usb boot a live usb of linux on a school computer but it required the admin ...
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How to configure pam to use with two different passwords?

Goal: I want to configure pam to use regular user password (pam_unix.so) and extra password. (with success only when I type both passwords correctly and deny (pam_deny.so) in case I type only one ...
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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"; ...