Credentials are proofs of identity that are supplied to a system to obtain access to restricted rights. Usernames and passwords are the most common credentials, but smart cards, fingerprints and other biometrics are also used.

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How to configure Windows VPN to not save *Session password?

So I have a standard PPTP VPN connection in Windows (8 or 10, behavior is the same). When I connect to the VPN, I'm using a standard username/password combination, not a Windows password and not my ...
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Attempt to connect to wireless internet at home and i am asked for User Credentals, nothing I enter works

I just got a new modem and am trying to connect my windows 7 desktop to the new wireless connection. I had no issues on the three previous connections I have used, but for some reason when I click on ...
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How do I run a program as admin without entering user credentials?

You're probably going to say DUPE! but that question's answer is specifically for a batch file command while mine isn't I have a domain that is running a program on all computers (Win7 and XP). In ...
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How can I add a network location with a space in the name to Windows Credential Manager?

My company has a backup server that has a space in its name ("Foo Bar"). I am trying to add the login credentials for this server to Windows Credential Manager, but I receive a canned error response (...
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Windows 8 delays asking for credentials

This problem suddenly appeared on my domain-connected machine in the past few days (no significant installs or reconfigurations that I can think of). If I lock my computer, when I go to unlock it, I ...
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Unable to clear out network credentials?

I live in a university dorm, so to connect the internet I am using the LAN port provided in the room. The first time you connect your laptop it asks you for credentials. After that it never asks you ...
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How to enable CredSSP

I am trying to use the -Authentication CredSSP switch when entering with PowerShell (2.0) in order to remotely launch a Script that can write to files or set up new PSDrives. I get an error when I ...
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FTP management server

I am looking for a way to establish better FTP credential management. The idea is that we have a lot of customer websites which all have their own FTP credentials. I would like to add those to some ...
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Is there a way to view password stored in Windows Credentials?

I have a list of credentials stored in my Windows Credential Manager. But I can't view those passwords. Is there any way to see those credentials?
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How to access server folders from one account using credentials from another account

We are running Windows Small Business Server 2011 (which is really Server 2008 R2) on a Windows domain network with Windows 7 clients in an office setting. Each user's local My Documents folder on ...
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Frozen Windows 7 Login Screen (freezes after correct credentials)

Here is the scenario. I turn on the laptop, it loads, the login screen comes up. I enter the correct credentials and it says "Welcome" and the cursor turns into the loading symbol. However, shortly ...
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Sharepoint Sites on SP 2010

Just recently on the 23rd or 24th of November we ran into a problem where everyone's "SharePoint Sites" folder on their local PC lost all the shortcuts to their sites. So we tried the usual remove ...
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Cannot access to shared folders

I try to access to shared folder on another Win8.1 (named ahura) machine from my PC. When I want to navigate to \\ahura I see the following prompt. While I enter username and password of an admin user ...
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From Win7 Enterprise logon screen, how to know other logged-on?

Current security policy for a MS ADS domain is for a user session to lock after a short amount of inactivity. For a few machines, multiple people use them throughout the day. The problem is that the ...
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How to manage MySQL credentials of production server?

I have a simple Django application that needs to use a MySQL database. There is a file settings.py which contains a plain Python dictionary where I have to enter the MySQL credentials, it looks like ...
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How to connect multiple Linux user on the same Linux server

I have a server called CALCSRV used to run some big scripts from multiple USERS. Each user has on that CALCSRV a personnal HOME. Each user has his own Linux Computer. Each user can connect to CALCSRV ...
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Why does windows ask for the (existing) password twice?

When I specify an account for an application pool to run under, in IIS, I am asked to supply the password twice: I don't understand the purpose of 'confirming' the password for an existing account. ...
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Where to find proxy's credentials on a XP PC

Could anyone help me find out the proxy's username + password. I have an Windows XP PC, I know that Internet Explorer 8 and Mozilla Firefox is using the proxy. I have tried to look for it in the ...
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Windows 10 forgets mapped drive's credentials after reboot

Why Windows 10 forgets mapped drive's credentials after reboot and how to fix it? I've seen some solutions but none of them was a fix for my problem. thanks.
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How can I find Protected EAP credentials of a wireless network stored on Windows 7?

I need to remember the authentication credentials (username/password) of the wireless network on which I am connected. There is a way to reveal those informations on Windows 7? The wireless network ...
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Microsoft (VS2010) TFS and Excel - can not save credentials

When I try to open xlsx file located on TFS server using Team Explorer (VS2010 Pro), naturaly it asks for credentials; and each time I check "Remember my credentials" - but credentials remains unsaved....
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Copy data from network device with Windows client

We're using Jenkins to test our software on both Windows and Linux. Our Jenkins server (which doesn't have any data drives mounted) starts a Jenkins slave Job on one of our Windows machine which then ...
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Delete Windows 7 cached credentials for all the users

I know how to delete my profile's cached credentials. The issue comes when theres is a user that get locked out again and again due to a credential cached within another user profile. If you go to ...
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Cannot install git-credential-winstore

I get this error pop-up when I try to install Git-Credential-Winstore on Windows 8.1 x64 Enterprise. When I click Debug, I get the following error message. An unhandled exception of type 'System....
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Conditional relay with credential based on domain recipient?

I use postfix to send email directly, but sometimes outlook.com won't deliver my business email messages. After changing the SPF record, the delivery succeeded, but goes to the recipient's Spam ...
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Windows proxy credentials prompt

I have to access the Internet through my university's proxy servers. I set the settings in "Internet Options". I am using an Ethernet cable (though WiFi had previously worked). I have Internet access ...
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Adding supplementary group id to process

I'd like to add addition sgid to a running process. If i'm superuser, is there any option (system call) to change this (or any other process credential) without running it from a different user or ...
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Prevent windows 10 from saving zip password

It seems that windows 10 saves the password of zip folders during your login session. Once you enter your zip password once, you can access the file as many times as you want during one login session. ...
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Run as different user on citrix: what happens with session?

I log on to a citrix as userA. Then I start an application with 'run as different user' and I run that application as UserB. That application can take up as many as 8 hours to run. When I leave for ...
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Save credentials for several machines

I wrote a command to save credentials for several machines but it looks like NET USE has a very large delay and does not fit well in this scenario, the following is the command im using: for /L %a in ...
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Efficiently managing multiple credentials with differing refresh cycles

I'm looking for a way to cope with different windows credentials and their refresh cycles. Currently I keep the credentials in KeePass, RDP through VisionApp and use Windows Explorer to access shares. ...
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Windows Credential manager unknown credential BTTHEADDSCOMPUT

I have had issues with MS Security Essentials recently (appears to turn itself off) which prompted me to run anti-virus software (RKill, tdsskill, ComboFix). Following that I happened to open the ...
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Connect OpenFire with admin user

I install tuleap (version 8.6.99) In my fisrt login i change the admin password. When i want to log with admin user to the 'Openfire jabber server administration' I have error message : Login failed:...
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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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Wildcard Terminal Services Credential

We have some 200+ servers all with the same credentials, and I've been messing about with cmdkey to create a credential for each one. I can create them individually by adding TERMSRV/[server].my-...
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How to make Windows security credentials window appear in front of other desktop windows?

I have Windows 7 Pro and use a SharePoint site that frequently asks me to enter credentials in a popup window. Often the popup appears behind other windows on my desktop so I don't know about it, and ...
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Network credentials for Windows 8.1 pro?

What and where are Network Credentials for windows 8.1 Pro? When I try to access various applications such as MyBookLive (others) it asks me for my Network Credentials ID and Password. I have no idea ...
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Copying user account credentials in Windows

Say I have 2 Windows installation on the same machine. How can I copy accounts from one to the other, so that file-rights are the same on the instances? This is regular accounts, Microsoft accounts, ...
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Losing credentials when adding echo off

I needed to map a drive to another domain and it worked perfectly, here is the batch file. net use W: \\com-p55.test.ad.testdom.com\software$ /USER:domain\username password /PERSISTENT:YES The ...
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can not connect to Wifi via Lan network

Hi I have LAN network at home with username and password. Each time if i want to connect then I need to provide credentials. Recently i bought micromax mmx440 device which provide wifi via LAN or Data ...
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Allow Secondary Logon (Run As) to a specific exe only

Is it possible to disable Secondary Logon (Run As) to all programs except for one? If yes, how? If not, is it possible to always run a specific program as administrator without using Secondary Logon (...
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SVN command line client: checkout refused when LDAP password changed “svn: OPTIONS of” (repo) “authorization failed” (but works in TortoiseSVN)

When using the command line/terminal svn client, a colleague is getting "svn: OPTIONS of " [repo] "...authorization failed" error message when they attempt to checkout the repo to be their local ...