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1answer
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Removing/Unlocking a password on an embedded board

I have a bit of a problem with an embedded device that I am using to connect to through ssh from my Linux machine. I'm not sure why, but suddenly, after not connecting to this board for several weeks, ...
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2answers
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How do I login to MS SQL server ? authentication

I have no idea on how SQL works. I'm just trying to use a program that is using SQL Server. I have SQL Server 2005 and 2008. In my start menu I only see a list of programs in 2008. In the 2005, I ...
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0answers
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Multiple http auth details on the same site + chrome save password functionality, is there any way to handle this case?

Google Chrome seems to be saving passwords on a per site basis, but I'm developing a site where I'd like to have different http authentication details depending on the directory accessed AND have ...
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1answer
234 views

How to use Puppet to synchronize user passwords across servers? [closed]

I've been assigned to use Puppet to synchronize user passwords across an arbitrary number of servers, so that a user can change their password once and have that change pushed out to an arbitrary ...
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1answer
1k views

su not working when non-root (authentification failure)

On a VPS I own (hosted at bluevm.com), I have three users: userone, with password foo, and sudo rights. usertwo, with password bar, without sudo rights. root, with now password (deleted with passwd ...
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1answer
476 views

How to disable/setup same name and same password authentication between two windows PCs on the same network?

My Experiment I set up a simple network with two computers, both on the same work group. I created a local user 'A' with password 'A' on Computer 1. And then I created an identically named local ...
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2answers
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Disabling SSH passwords for all users except one

It's easy enough to disable password authentication for SSH as a whole, but is there a way of allowing one user on the system the ability of logging in with a password? The reason for this is we have ...
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1answer
432 views

Windows 7: network file sharing password

I'm sharing some files between two Windows 7 computers but, even though I checked the "Turn on password protected sharing". At the same time turned off the "Homegroup" function and checked the "use ...
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1answer
1k views

Pam Tally Linux to ban users from wrong passwords

I have a major problem with a fedora distribution (17). I don't know how to set up /etc/pam.d/system-auth in order to ban a user after he/she writes the password wrong (3 times) I have read ...
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1answer
164 views

Firefox on Ubuntu repeatedly asks for password with HTTP authentication

I asked this on Stack Overflow and it was suggested that I ask here instead. I have tried searching for this but nothing I find quite matches my issue. My wife and I run identical setups. We both run ...
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3answers
146 views

How is public key authentication secure? [closed]

Many articles suggest that using public key authentication is more secure than using a password. References: ...
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0answers
93 views

Encrypting or protecting my ID for all applications

Problem I work in an environment where I have to use my LDAP ID+pass for running various applications as admin, sending emails, or for letting the application access the internet and so on.. A ...
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1answer
447 views

Chrome not asking for proxy password

I told Chrome not to save my proxy password, thinking that, this way, it would ask me for the password every time I launch it, but this is not happening. How can Google Chrome authenticate me even if ...
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1answer
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gitosis with password authentication (don't want to use ssh-key)

I followed an online tutorial to setup gitosis on my LAN server and it's using ssh-key to authenticate now. All the tutorials I saw were using ssh-key authentication. I was wondering if I can use ...
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1answer
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Is it possible to store a password on USB flash drive and use USB flash drive to input password?

Okay, running Ubuntu 10.04 or Backtrack 5, and I want to create a very complex password with as many bits as possible. But, I doubt I would remember it entirely, and I don't want to look at a notebook ...
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3answers
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Firefox password manager - multiple logins for HTTP authentication

When you're prompted to login to a site using HTTP authentication (the kind with the pop-up box requesting username/password), Firefox's password manager populates it with only the first stored ...
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1answer
94 views

I cannot log in to some sites after I've reinstalled Windows

How do you think, what can be the problem: I'm 100% sure that I input correct login and password but I cannot to pass authentication on some sites (not all). I have a sony vaio laptop and I've just ...
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1answer
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MPPE - Forcing strong passwords enough to make PPTP secure?

The title pretty much says it all. Note I'm talking about MS-CHAP v2, not v1. Also using EAP-TLS is not an option (that's why I'm asking this.)
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1answer
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How can I make subversion reset the stored passwords/users and remember my authentication credentials?

Background: I used to have everything working just fine on my fresh install: $ svn co https://domain:443/ test1 Error validating server certificate for 'https://domain:443': - The certificate is not ...
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2answers
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Firefox Basic HTTP Auth not remembering credentials if username include backslash?

Firefox (3.6.3) does not seem to remember basic http auth credentials when the username includes a backslash. I clicked on 'Remember' and 'Change' many times but the Authentication popup (with the ...
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4answers
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Google Chrome Domain Authentication and Clear Text Passwords in the HTTP Header

In an answer to Windows Authentication with Google Chrome it is indicated that Chrome does not yet support Auto NTLM Authentication which means that users authenticating to sites using Windows ...