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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Google Chrome proxy settings with Username and Password

I am able to use Google Chrome under Linux Mint behind a proxy. But when the browser starts, each time I have to enter the username and password for the authentication. Is there any way I can set the ...
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Issues in accessing samba share on windows 10 only

First diagnostics showed the following error: windows socket registry entries missing Then I have removed the registry entries of winsock and winsock2 and reinstalled them by downloading and ran ...
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Pushing a local repo to a GitHub repo which has dual-factor authentication

I'm trying to push code in my local repo (on an OS X 10.8.5 system with the GitHub app installed and logged into) to a repo I created on GitHub via their website, using the command line. Oddly, when I ...
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SMTP authentication error using PHPMailer

I am using PHPMailer to send a basic form to an email address but I get the following error: SMTP Error: Could not authenticate. Message could not be sent. Mailer Error: SMTP Error: Could not ...
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Web authentication using LDAP and Apache?

I am working on a project of setting up a web administered inventory database for my work (or if they don't want it then i'll enjoy learning about it) and hit the problem of allowing only authorized ...
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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 ([10.180....
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IIS FTP Site : Username with special chars

Using IIS 10, i want to connect to my FTP Site : My Windows 10 is called gaia (this is the hostname). I've created two users wich is called john, and clément (the second on have a special char (...
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Debian with proxy and authentification and.. Google Chrome

I'm using both Debian 7 and Debian 8. I would like to configure a proxy. I've set http_proxy' andhttps_proxythat I need. I can do awgetrequest. I've also set it throughgsettings`: gsettings set org....
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“require all granted” not working with dbd auth on my apache 2.4.1

I am replacing my old apache 2.2 server with a apache 2.4.1 server. I'm in the process of testing if everything i need is still working with apache 2.4. I have some pages secured with apache auth ...
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Proxy authentication for commandline in Windows

I am accessing web (port 80) using a proxy server which requires authentication. For web browser, it pops a window where I can enter my username and password but when I am using command-line (cmd) and ...
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Configuring Virtualbox to use an authenticating proxy

I have a couple of Virtualbox VMs (ubuntu guest) running on a windows 7 host, but internet access is through an authenticating proxy with a self signed certificate. Configuring this for just one of ...
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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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Piping credentails to git push

Whenever I execute git push, I have to type my username and password at the prompt manually. However, I want to automate this process. So, I tried to pass the credentials to the command using ...
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How to tell git which private key to use?

ssh has the -i option to tell which private key file to use when authenticating: -i identity_fileSelects a file from which the identity (private key) for RSA or DSA authentication is read.  ...
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Windows VPN Fingerprint Authentication

Windows 8.1 enable us to login to a VPN Server using FingerPrint authentication. Windows 8.1 VPN with Fingerprint Auth After upgrading to Windows 10, this feature was gone... Is there any way to ...
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How to create a Windows 7 fileshare that requires NO authentication

This almost seems like a silly question, and yet I can't find the combination to keep the safe open. I am trying to create a fileshare on a Windows 7 Pro workstation. I want NO authentication prompts....
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SSH still asks for password after setting up key based authentication

I have successfully created a key based auth for root user from my A machine to my B machine. Now, I created a new user on B machine, the same as on A machine, let's call him USER. I created a home ...
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Disqus authentication doesn't work in Chrome

Disqus authentication doesn't work in Chrome on all sites. It doesn't work for all auth methods and on different computers.
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NPM install doesn't work from behind our proxy which requires authentication - tried config set proxy=

This is a problem running the Nodejs package manager (NPM) on Windows in an network running ActiveDirectory - and the problem seems to be because I'm behind a corporate proxy. I want NPM INSTALL to ...
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How to recognize distinct validation thrown by LDAP server and flags?

We are new to LDAP server. We were able to configure the ldap server with password policies such as account lock out Wrong Password Password expired 5 times wrong authentication New password cannot ...
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Run script when password is changed

Is there any way to run a custom command when passwd is executed? I'm creating a server GUI, and I want to tie the app users with the system users, And, I don't want to use just plain PAM Auth. So I ...
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How does ssh choose the correct key to use?

How does ssh-agent understand which key should it use for which remote server? I've came across different questions and posts that touches this topic somehow, but it still remain unclear to me. What ...
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Windows 10 WPA2 enterprise - couldn't connect to network

I have a RADIUS server running (osx server 10.7), which is used to authenticate my wifi network (tenda n60, advancedtomato). Authentication/connection works flawlessly from my mac and android phone, ...
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Test a list of proxies for authentication?

this is the situation: I've bought a list of like 100 semi-private proxies but seems like a half of them are working and the other half are just asking for the login credentials again and again (seems ...
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Authentication for root process not showing all users

I have 2 linux machines, 1 VPS and 1 raspberry pi Problem: When calling a root function e.g. service "a service" restart both these cases appear different. Some users do not show as possible auth ...
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ssh authentication works, but git doesn't

I am using cygwin on Windows 10. When using ssh user@server.com ssh correctly loads my id_rsa, asks me for the passphrase and then authenticates me on the server. However, when I try to git push ssh:...
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Setting up authentication and authorization for Git on Windows

We have simply installed the Git for Windows on our Windows server and also installed Apache 2.4 for Windows. Say we located our Git Repository at D:/GitRepos folder. And the project hierarchy as ...
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Authentication methods for home network shares

I have a very basic setup: MediaServer: Windows 10 - Running StableBit Drive Pool Has a number of shared folders: Movies Photos Videos LoungeHTPC: Windows 10 - Running Kodi 16 BedroomHTPC: ...
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How can I renew my certificate authority signing key?

I am a noob considering certificate authorities. I followed this article a while ago to setup my own certificate authority and with its help setup my own freelan VPN network: https://github.com/...
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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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SSH permission denied in a closed system with twin machines

I have a network with 3 machines: one server (192.168.200.1) connected to the outside world and two twin machines (192.168.200.2 and 192.168.200.3) connected to server through a switch (default ...
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Public key authentication for LDAP users using local authorized_keys

We are using LDAP for account information. The environment is configured as follows ... A CentOS 7 OpenLDAP directory server A CentOS 7 client configured to use the directory server authconfig has ...
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Hotel like Wifi manager

Does anyone knows which are these systems that manages paid wifi networks and some hotels and airports? Even better, would anyone know a open/free project that would do or could be adapted to that ...
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What is the best solution to manage all my website authentication details?

Almost every single website requires authentication. Whether it's for my work, hobby, socialising, tech support or whatever, they all require me to enter my email address and choose a username and ...
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How can I provide a SSH password to SVN on the command line?

In my case, I want to do a SVN checkout: svn co svn+ssh://10.106.191.164/home/svn/shproject However, I want to have the password in that one line, so that it doesn't pop up.
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How to authenticate to a VM using Vagrant up?

Authentication failure during Vagrant Up, while vagrant ssh and ssh vagrant@localhost -p2222 works I would like to execute a shell script using Vagrant at boot. Vagrant is unable to Authenticate, ...
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Do all LDAP servers have anonymous access?

I need to configure programmatic ldap authentication in an application. But I'd rather not hardcode passwords anywhere. So it would be very convenient if ldap servers all have anonymous access for ...
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Should I use PAP, CHAP or MSCHAPv2 for inner authentication on eduroam?

There are countless instructions on how to connect to the eduroam network from various universities and research centres. They tend to differ in the recommendation regarding the inner authentication ...
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Wifi with CAS Authentication

I want to set up an access point for my student organisation providing to our members only network access, thus i would like to get them authenticated through our CAS System. The hardware that i have ...
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IIS 7.5 Windows Authentication Not Working in Chrome

On a new installation of IIS 7.5 I have setup Windows Authentication on my Intranet. The providers I have used are 'NTLM' and negotiate in that order. This works fine in IE and Firefox but in chrome ...
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Changing AuthorizedKeysFile in `sshd_config` not solving public key auth failure with encrypted home

The case sounds simple. I have my home folder encrypted using eCryptFS on the "server", it looks like: /home/<user_name>/.Private on /home/<user_name> type ecryptfs (...
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Wifi supplicant authenticates again when in range?

If a supplicant (Android 5.X at least) authenticates (EAPOL - PEAP) to our AP at work and then has a signal drop (walk far enough away but does not roam to another AP) even just a few seconds after a ...
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eCatcher login error (peer not authenticated)

I can no longer login in Talk2M using my good old eCatcher 3.x or 4.x. I receive one of these error messages: Written out: Additional info I/O error while communicating with HTTP server: sun....
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Error message signing into ADP eTime

This may be a better question for the vendor but I figured I'd see if anyone here is familiar. The company I work at uses ADP eTime Time and attendance for their employee's timesheets and expense ...
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Failed Authentication Against Windows Server 2012 R2 RADIUS Using PAP

I am trying (unsuccessfully) to remotely authenticate onto a Linux-based network switch against Windows Server 2012 R2 RADIUS using PAP. The following event logs appear: Event 1 The audit log was ...
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change smart card logon icons to two different icons

We have two accounts mapped to our smart cards, a regular user account, and an admin account. When logging in with our CAC, the logon icons are the same for both, and people are getting confused and ...
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Does deauthenticating MACs on AP affect non-deauthenticated MACs on the same AP?

In my attempts to learn more about infosec, I have started a small initial project. greedy-mac on Github A linux shell script that continously deauthenticates all MACs on a given AP except for the ...
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Replicate a WiFi without having authentification error on clients

I have a simple problem and hope there is a solution for it. I have a Router with the WiFi "XYZ" and a Password (WPA2) configured. Now I would like to reflash the router with a custom Firmware, my ...
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Too many authentication failures for *username*

I have a hostgator account with ssh access enabled and when trying to upload the generated .pub key file with this command: rsync -av -e "ssh -p2222" /home/user/.ssh/key.pub username@111.222.33.44:....
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Linux Mint 14: LDAP users can't log in (passes login screen but desktop never appears)

I have a computer running Linux Mint 14 with ldap configured to use an OS X OpenDirectory server. ssh for ldap users works just fine and another similar computer has an nfs server which successfully ...