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Questions tagged [authentication]

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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Fingerprint stopped working after password changed

Usually, I log in as 'normal' user. I also have an administrator account, for which I have set up a fingerprint to log in. If I need to run some application with elevated privileges, and Windows asks ...
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Configurate IIS correct so smart card authentication is pre selected

I have moved an old asp.net mvc site (.net 4.7) to an new server Windowsserver 2016 with IIS 10. The site uses smart card with SITHS to authenticate users. Which works, when someone go to the site the ...
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OpenBTS-UMTS sim authentication failure

I'm using OpenBTS-UMTS, and trying to authenticate a sim on the network ( sysmoSIM-SJS1-4FF ). The sim is successfully registered in sipauthserve with the following command (i used same syntax with ...
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Automatic tag of BitBucket repository from Bamboo Windows agent (Powershell / Batch)

I'm trying to automate the tagging of the repositories of my project. The code is hosted on a private BitBucket, and Continuous Integration is automated on Bamboo which runs only on a Windows 10 agent ...
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How to connect to to remote git repository behind a corporate authentication service?

I'm trying to clone a git repository from my work's self-hosted gitlab installation outside of the corporate network. I am able to access gitlab through my web browser but I have to go through the ...
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Incomplete Implementation of CTAP2 (FIDO2) protocol in Chrome?

I've been investigating the implementation of CTAP2 protocol with Google Chrome (protocol between Fido Authenticator and Fido Client (e.g. Chrome)), which should be supported in Chrome since version ...
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Can dig make a secure zone transfer(axfr) using a Transfer Auth Code (EPP)

My domain name registrar (name.com) provides a Transfer Auth Code to secure DNS zone transfers. the Transfer Auth Code is also known as AuthInfo Code, AuthInfo Code, EPP, Transfer Key, or Transfer ...
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SSH doesn't prompt for host authenticity, when connecting through jump-host first time

There is a jump host, called via ProxyCommand, to access some servers. In the .ssh/config file there is a Host definition for each server and the command for the jumphost (with %r and %h coming from ...
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Seeing a lot of logs in auth.log that concerns me

So I enabled publickey,password, as well as 2FA device for authentication to connect through SSH into my computer. However, I am seeing many many entries per minute below: error: Disabled method "...
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Okta ABAC implementation using OAuth 2.0

Question Background: I am studying and analyzing Okta user management services. And I need to achieve ABAC(Attribute Based Access Control) on the resources of different application areas. Although, i ...
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Automate SFTP connection with both Password and PublicKey

I am trying to SFTP into a server hosted by someone else with both password and publicKey authentication enabled for it. I tried connecting to it with sftp -v -i privateKeyPath user@serverip But ...
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PAP auth on DSL line (PPPoE) for Fritzbox 7360

I have Fritzbox 7360 on Ukrtelecom. Since some time ago Ukrtelecom changed auth type for DSL from CHAP to PAP. So question is how to force Fritzbox to use PAP for auth? If I understood correctly for ...
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How to configure authentication for different browsers to enable transparent and secure authentication on web servers without prompt

Currently experiencing issues with configuring browsers to enable transparent and secure authentication on web servers without prompt. Working in a Windows 10 Pro environment and IE 11. Turns out ...
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How to reset or change the Git user IntelliJ is authenticating with?

I'm struggling to get IntelliJ to authenticate with GitHub using the correct user. Previously, I authenticated with a different user but had to change it. Now, IntelliJ always logs in with the first ...
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Dovecot can't read other userdb than /etc/passwd

I had the last day alot of trouble with the dovecot userdb. The problem was that dovecot only read the /etc/passwd and not my custom /etc/dovecot/users file. I changed the /etc/dovecot/auth-...
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Filezilla on Mac: yubikey authentication?

I am trying to connect to a remote server over ssh using a YubiKey smartcard device. The device contains a GPG authentication key to be used. This works flawlessly on commandline, but I cannot get ...
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What does the MSV acronym in Microsoft MSV authentication package stand for?

I've been looking everywhere for the meaning of Microsoft's MSV authentication package (https://support.microsoft.com/cs-cz/help/102716/ntlm-user-authentication-in-windows). For what I've read, it ...
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Where does Authlite store the second factor?

Authlite is an Active Directory extention to use second factors. They seem to have their own partition on a domain controller, and use global groups to manage their users. So the question is where do ...
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Linux authentication on Microsoft Active Directory using sssd

I am currently trying to have a Linux server (Red Hat Enterprise 7.6) to authenticate users based on a Microsoft Active Directory. The idea would be to allow the users to connect via SSH to upload ...
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How to export 802.1x WLAN configuration from a device to another device?

I've a Windows machine that connects to WLAN using 802.1x. I want to use 802.1x with another machine to let it connect to WLAN too. I've always thought it was as easy as exporting a WLAN profile and ...
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Cross Domain Windows Authentication “Allowed to Authenticate” not working

We have couple of websites which is working on different servers and all are internally connected with the LAN. All websites are using windows authentication. Now I would like to use Single Sign ON ...
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Postfix relay, multi domain, securety and basically everything

I want to set up a relay server with a static ip on the web, which is supposed to accept mails for multiple domains and also send out mails for those domains. Unfortunatly my experience with postfix ...
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Evolution keep asking for password when running i3 window manager with (some) GNOME services

I recently re-started using the i3 window manager, and wanted to run my normal email client Evolution. I have launched i3 through dbus-launch to get dbus running, and I have a few GNOME services ...
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How can I audit su access through pam.d in RHEL 7

I am a system auditor with very limited knowledge of Linux OS. I am currently auditing a RHEL 7 server and found out that a group of users are authenticating through LDAP and using 'su' through PAM. I'...
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How to enable SSO when using private mode in Firefox?

In Firefox, I can enable SSO (Single sign-on) or Integrated Authentication using these two options: network.automatic-ntlm-auth.trusted-uris network.negotiate-auth.trusted-uris It works as expected....
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SEToolkit Not Cloning Login Page

I am trying to clone a login page with SEToolkit in the latest version of Kali Linux. SEToolkit simply isn't working. I have tried running it with normal user privileges and sudo. I have placed in ...
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PAM SSH authentication pam_exec

I am trying to bypass SSH password authentication if some shell script return success code (0). this is my configuration. Please help to fix this if possible or suggest me if need change solution ...
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Why produce a shared session key before authentication in SSH?

I wanted to understand how SSH exactly works and I stumbled upon this article: https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/understanding-the-ssh-encryption-and-connection-process The author ...
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Cannot do su in CentOs

I have troubles with su on system that is attached to Active directory. [user1@host_test ~]$ su - username Password: su: Permission denied [user1@host_test ~]$ But i can access server with ssh [...
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Windows 10 still allows old password

Desktop with Windows 10 (at home). I changed my Windows password several days ago, restarted several times, and still both old and new passwords work. How to make Windows forget the old password?
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Google Chrome displays credential dialog instead of redirecting to external authentication portal

With the latest version of Chrome - 69 - I get a strange behavior. Until now, when I visit certain web pages the browser redirected my to a company sign-in page to authenticate. With the latest ...
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Cable internet from UPC to Ethernet adapter

How does UPC provide the internet connection ? The data it's just coming through the coaxial cable, like LAN or there is some kind of authentication with the router ? I'm asking this because I'm ...
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How do we prevent Microsoft Policy Platform Local Authority service from stopping?

After some extensive research into a problem that cropped up on some systems after a Windows update, we're seeing the following service stop: Microsoft Policy Platform Local Authority We believe ...
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prioritize LDAP when using passwd and group

I have several servers, one of which, say S1, is used as LDAP server. Other servers are configured to authenticate against the LDAP server. When a user is added, I always create a unix user on S1, ...
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Smartcard authentication on CentOS

I tried to implement a smart card authentication in a Samba4 domain (Samba AD). Currently I have two domain controllers (CentOS), a file server and several clients (CentOS and Windows). In regards to ...
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How can I tell my last successful logon time and # of failures since last logon as a standard user on a stand-alone system without reducing security?

I want to report, via a popup, when the user's last successful logon time and the number of failures since the last successful logon time were. I'm aware that there is a policy setting to perform ...
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Apache VirtualHost Basic Auth IP whitelist not working from Include file

I'm running a website on an old version of plesk. Its running Apache 2.2 e.g. > httpd -V Server version: Apache/2.2.15 (Unix)... I have Basic Auth set up in the VirtualHost setting for my site e....
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ldapsearch - Strong(er) authentication required - Transport encryption required

I'm trying search my company's AD with ldapsearch. However I always get the error: ldap_bind: Strong(er) authentication required (8) additional info: BindSimple: Transport encryption required....
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How to route authentication proxy through localhost?

My python code which runs on a external server uses instances of selenium, connected to different proxies to access the internet. Headless selenium does not support authentication proxy. OS: Manjaro ...
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is there a way to programmatically retrieve a bearer token from a site, without using chrome dev tools?

I have a ruby script which requires me to enter in a Bearer token periodically, it's quite a pain because I have to login with my email address, password. Then I go into chrome inspect and copy it ...
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Some SSH user authentications fail amid a large flurry of such authentications

I am working with a cluster of 20 hosts, all running CentOS 7.3. I am attempting to create an automated test to check that: Our expected network connectivity is in place Our SSH Single Sign On (SSO) ...
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Problems connecting using MongoDB Compass

I'm trying to see the contents of a collection using MongoDB Compass. I have username/password authentication set up. I can log in successfully but can't see any documents in the collection. Instead, ...
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Can't use CUPS' Authentication on Windows 10 Laptop

My question is practically identical to the one found here. In short, I have a samba printing server with CUPS as the backend support on a raspberry pi. I have configured CUPS to require basic ...
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Unable to ssh due to authentication issue

I am unable to ssh to my api server now due to authentication issue. It used to login without asking a password earlier. I tried ssh-copy-id to copy the public key to the server before doing ssh but ...
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AD Server integration for User Authentication in WiJungle

I have 100 windows PC's in our organization and all are connected to Active Directory Server. We have two working shifts, is it possible that as and when people from different shifts login in to the ...
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Getting a 401.3 ACL error on every file

I used Xampp to manage my sites but it was very slow and I was getting a lot of headaches with that. I decided to start using IIS (Win 10) and it's great by its own administration panel. However, ...
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Authentication popup doesn't display in Firefox

When I go on a specific website which uses the "authentication required" popup, nothing is displayed and I'm redirected to the main page. I'm running Firefox 61.0.1(64bits) on Windows 10. I've tried ...
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RDC to local computer using O365 accounts and MFA

Context: I was doing this before MFA was enabled, the moment MFA was turned on, I was kicked from the local RDC and cannot log back into the RDC All accounts are O365 Both Computers are AD joined, ...
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Setting Up a Keytab for a User Fails: “kinit: Password incorrect while getting initial credentials”

I have a cluster of machines running CentOS 7.3. Kerberos, DNS, LDAP, etc. are in use in a unified manner via the use of FreeIPA 4.4. I have a particular user that runs automated tests. Therefore, ...
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No devices connecting to wifi [closed]

None of my devices, phone, tablets, laptop, nothing can connect to my wifi. I keep getting an authentication error or password incorrect. Comcast has swapped the router/modem 6 times. I can connect to ...