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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Ldap auth on mac not showing up with a green circle when on the login screen

I have a openldap server running on a ubuntu server. I cannot authenticate users on my mac with ldap it just shows a red light at the login screen and it said that "Network accounts are unavailable". ...
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Debug or disable sendmail auth=SERVER

It seems like people are sending spam through my mailserver using SMTP server authentication. I’m getting bounces of undelivered mail The bounces contain correct Received: headers from my mail ...
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Errors installing Drywall

I am trying to install drywall and I am getting many errors C:\Users\zach\Desktop\Node.js\drywall\node_modules\bcrypt>if not defined npm_con fig_node_gyp (node "C:\Program Files\nodejs\...
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How to find my username and password for my proxy server?

I am trying to get data from URL using Python running on Windows 7. And I get a 404 error. Some more details can be found here. My interpretation of the problem is that the response comes from the ...
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Restrict access in apache except for one URL when using “master file” and mod_rewrite

I successfully applied basic authentication to my entire website but now I want to make an exception for a specific URL pattern. From what I understand, I can use the directive but so far, it isn't ...
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default login for anonymous authentication IIS FTP server

I just installed the IIS FTP server on my machine and selected to use anonymous autentication, it didn't ask any password to use but when open in the browser ftp://localhost it does request an ...
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Enable SCHANNEL Protocols in Windows Registry (Win7 & 2012R2) DisabledByDefault or Enabled?

I have enabled TLS 1.0/1.1/1.2 protocols on my local Win7 machine and 2012R2 server as well as disabled SSL 2.0/3.0 using the registry DWord value DisabledByDefault = 0 based on the following ...
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ssh authentication using kerberos keytab

I've been instructed to ssh into a server using a kerberos ticket. I have a keytab that I extracted using kadmin, but I'm not sure how to use it to authenticate. I've been using ssh for years, but I'...
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Do any systems implement a Duress Code? [closed]

We've seen it in the movies. A spy or important government agent uses a special authentication word to not only prove who they are, but also that they are in danger. I have not seen it implemented ...
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ssmtp error 501: Could not decode user and password

Im trying to send email from cron via ssmtp but get the error: Authorization failed (501 Could not decode user and password) ssmtp.conf: root=mail@mydomainname.com mailhub=smtp.zoho.com:465 ...
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How do I tell if a Windows 8.1 Product Keys is an OEM key?

My system has been upgraded multiple times. Latest was upgraded to Windows 8.1 Pro with media center. I would like to move the license. But I am not sure if I have still have an OEM Licensed ...
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SSH Public Key Authentication

I've been having trouble trying to authenticate my macbook air client using ssh to connect to my Raspberry Pi server. Are there any suggestions as to why this isn't working? Things I've tried: ...
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Can't ssh into ec2 box (permission denied) - ECDSA issue

I launched a AWS community Ubuntu 12.04 desktop ec2. I added the host to my ssh config with the identity pem key file to ssh into my ec2. I got the authorized keys public key file from my ec2 and ...
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SSH: Permission Denied in Cygwin, works in Putty

I am trying to SSH into a server, where I do not have root privileges. I don't like using Putty, I prefer Cygwin. I can log into the server using Putty, but using the exact same private key and typing ...
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Private/Public Key Authentication for Windows Remote desktop

Does anything exist for Windows RDP (Remote Desktop Protocol) that is similar to SSH (in Linux) Public/Private key authentication (Instead of leaving normal password authentication open)? I'm finding ...
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Jenkins User Credentials Not Showing In Project

So I have Jenkins-CI running with the Credentials, Credentials Binding, and Git plugins, and first what I did in order to authenticate Git with the remote repository, is I added credentials to the ...
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Chrome 45 does not display authentication dialog

I've set up a website with basic HTTP authentication. If I go there with IE 11 or Firefox 38, I get the expected dialog asking for credentials. If I attempt to go there with Chrome 45, it immediately ...
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The mobile phone users don't generate an audit logon event on the AD

I need to see the users who are logged in to wifi- staff using mobile phones. Currently I only can see the IP address of them not the Username. All of them are authenticated users.Is this a possible ...
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Logon event on the AD

How to generate a audit logon event on the AD for smart phone users? Is it possible. In my office wife- staff network, smart phone users are only showing by the IP address and can't find the user name....
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Use Jenkins plugin in tuleap when Jenkins use LDAP Authentication

I want to use Tuleap(Jenkins/hudson plugin in tuleap) and Jenkins with ldap Authentication by default when i disable Jenkins Authentication every thing work and integration is ok but when i activate ...
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Enabling MFA in Windows 7

How does one set on Windows 7 that you have to login with 2 methods? For example, first time with your password and then you are forced to use fingerprint or smart card ... and after that your PC will ...
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See jenkins static content without authentication

Within current jenkins, I use Matrix-based security and Extended E-Mail Notification Plugin When receiving HTML emails on builds (build notifications), my mail client is not able to display static ...
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Slow Authentication on Arch Linux using NSLCD and Windows AD

I recently built a Arch Linux server that authenticates using NSLCD connecting to Windows AD. The authentication works, but there is a long delay (approx 10 seconds) between entering a password and ...
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Is there an open source implementation of an 802.1X authenticator?

I'm aware of Xsupplicant, but it seems to only implement the "client" side of the handshake. The authenticator side, which handles the other side of the EAPOL handshake, and interfaces to RADIUS (...
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NGINX client cert authentication in Pydio

Let me explain my problem. I've a Pydio setup with NGINX as webserver.(https://github.com/kdelfour/pydio-docker) I've some client certs. They work. A part of my config (added part) looks like follow: ...
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change login time/date on Linux

Is it possible to 'backdate' a login time on a Linux server by changing the date? For example, I just ran lastlog on one of my servers and included in the expected records was this: root ...
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System wide authenticated proxy when http_proxy=http://<user>:<pass>@<host> fails?

I've set HTTP_PROXY and HTTPS_PROXY variables system-wide, however when opening lynx I get: Alert!: Proxy authorisation required -- retrying Which then prompts: Username for 'LDAP_UCC' at proxy '...
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Linux/Unix authentication via Active Directory across Networks?

I have two networks, one contains the Windows AD the other contains Unix/Linux clients of all kind. There is a Linux machine which has a NIC in both networks. I'd like to authenticate the unixoid ...
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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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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, login,...
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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 ...