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Sign in with Mongo shell without having password shown?

How can I sign into the Mongo shell without showing my password? Everything says to either use mongo -u user -p password -authenticationDatabase admin or mongo > use admin; > db.auth('user', ...
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passwordless ssh using id_dsa.pub or id_rsa.pub or identity.pub not working

I have a solaris 8 box and im trying to authenticate using no password the user george onto a solaris 11. versions of ssh: solaris8: OpenSSH_3.4p1, SSH protocols 1.5/2.0, OpenSSL 0x0090607f ...
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Chrome - Why am I automatically authenticated to a web app even after clearing browser cookies?

I am accessing a web application using Chrome. If I sign out of the app and clear all Chrome history/cookies/etc (even Flash cookies which are now handled by Chrome in the same Clear History area) ...
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sshd : locale not set with `UsePam no`

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VNC Locking Up After Authentication Failures

I have VNC server set up on a Mint machine and need to have 1 or 2 users access a program on the server. It's all working except that the port is getting NUMEROUS attempts to login to VNC from all ...
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The Login is from an untrusted domain - domain setup with computer level login

I have a SQL Server 2008 R2 database I'm attempting to connect to using ADO.NET using integrated security in the connection string. The database resides on a 64-bit Windows Server 2003 machine. The ...
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How to get Windows 7 to auto-login a user based on presence of wifi or bluetooth device?

I want to avoid the tediousness of typing the password for my user account on the many times each day that it wakes from sleep, but I want it to require the password whenever it's possible that it has ...
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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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How does Google two-auth factor work?

I'd like to turn on Google's two authentication factor on but first I'd like to understand how it works. Specifically I'd like to use the Google app for smartphones (btw I checked the FAQ and this is ...
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1answer
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Can you prevent users from modifying dreamweaver templates?

Everything I read about Dreamweaver Templates says that the author sets the Editable Regions of the template and then users can only edit those regions, not locked regions. But what prevents a ...
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1answer
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accessing a machine locally without network auth?

I have a machine that probably used LDAP or something for auth on a network but im trying to login to manage the system but cant seem to login even after doing a reset of the administrator password. ...
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1answer
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Shell scripting download and upload backed up files

I have gDisk, I don't know if you have ever used it, it allows you to turn your GMail to a hard disk and host any file on it, I have many GMails that I don't use and I can create many others. To use ...
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How to encrypt some file or partition with 2 factor authentication?

I would like to encrypt a file and use 2 factor authentication. What software and hardware do I need? One approach a password and a security token. Is it possible? Does TrueCrypt support this? ...
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1answer
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How I can disable 'basic authentication' access methodology on firefox 3.6?

I want to disable in Firefox 3.6.12 the basic authentication access schema. Is there a way to disable this kind of basically insecure authentication schema and allow only non plain/text ...
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VPN authentication and MAC addresses

I have to set up a VPN (various clients connecting to a web service on a server, which is also the VPN server) and I want to make sure that no user will share his/her credentials with third parties. ...
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How can I get my router and Inprocomm IPN2220 wireless network card connected?

Problem I can not connect to my Techniclan WAR-54G router's personal wireless network via my older Acer Travelmate 2300 XP Pro laptop that uses a InProComm IPN2220 wireless network card. However, ...
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Why is MAC-based authentication insecure?

Most wireless routers can use MAC-based authentication as part of their overall security scheme. It seems like a good idea, but I've heard that it is very ineffective, because it's easy to spoof MAC ...