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Questions tagged [credentials]

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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Run as another user, but ONLY for certain explicitly permitted programs

On my Windows 10 system, Alice is a developer/administrator and Bob is a standard user. Alice has written a set of programs for Bob to use (.bat files, and/or shortcuts that run .py files in python....
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Ldap configuration on gitlab error :Could not authenticate you from Ldapmain because “Invalid credentials for username”

I have an issue when I try to connect my LDAP to Gitlab: Could not authenticate you from Ldapmain because "Invalid credentials for username. This is my file conf /etc/gitlab/gitlab.rb : ...
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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 set up git credentials behind a firewall

I am working behind a firewall and I can't use ssh for connecting to git, at the moment I configured git proxy so I can have access to git via https but every time that I want to push or pull I have ...
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Securing a specific file inside a sysvol folder or securely accessing it from a logon script

So I have a standard Windows logon PS script launched from a GPO at boot time, let's call it foo.ps1. But foo.ps1 needs to read a password from somewhere else (separate file, called bar.dat). This ...
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Avoiding Windows Security Popup When Calling IE from the Command Line

On a system for automated test that is configured to company standards when I open IExplorer using "%ProgramFiles%/Internet Explorer/iexplore.exe" I get a Windows Security popup. The subsequent ...
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Windows 7 Erases Network Passwords on Local Password Change

We have a Windows 7 PC that is not joined to our enterprise domain (which I will call "domain"), and this PC has several local accounts. All of the PC's local accounts have a mapped network drive ...
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How to securely store passwords in a configuration file on Linux?

I have a file in my Linux system that's called ".fetchmailrc" and it's used to configure the email address that fetchmail will get the mails from. Hence, I have to type my password and email address ...
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Windows 10 shared folder - Does the username matter at all?

I have shared a folder on my LAN and restricted access to one user: user: mymachine\ownerpassword: secret When I'm trying to access this folder over network by another computer with both different ...
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Clear cached Microsoft Live account credentials in Office apps

Briefly: After logging out of all my Microsoft accounts in OneNote I was still able to open/browse OneDrive files, private to those accounts, from the recently used list. While using OneNote 2016 (...
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Remote Desktop Store app credentials are not fetched from credential manager

Recently I installed new RDP Store app v10.1.1060.0 and noticed that I should add all connections and their credentials to the app from scratch. Despite I have all RDP credentials saved in credential ...
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Multiple Users for the same Remote Desktop in windows 7

I want to set different user id and passwords for different users of the remote desktop in windows 7. I'm having the ip for example 192.168.0.1 for remote login. I want to assign different user id ...
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Possible to purge credentials to remap drives using different credentials without logging out?

I have two different accounts on a WebDAV server for various reasons, basically along the lines of personal files in one and work/school-type related files in another. Everything is wiped upon reboot, ...
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Microsoft Credential Manager

Virtualapp/Didlogical keeps popping up on my credentials and I keep removing it and it keeps returning every now and then, and I DO NOT use any LIVE apps. According to what I have read, it says a ...
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Having Issues with the Kadmin being locked out and Active Directory in linux ftp and Kerberos

So I have a Linux FTP site that I am configuring, and I am picking up where a previous colleague of mine left off. The Ftp supposedly has Active Directory login, which seems to work for certain users ...
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Experimenting with Windows Credentials settings broke some network access

Windows 7 / Fedora dual-boot Dell Precision M4800 laptop Under Windows and Linux, I had several network shared folders set up that worked for weeks, but it was annoying that in Windows I had to log ...
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chsh: Operation was denied because the current credentials do not have the appropriate privileges

I am unable to change my default shell in osx high sierra. sudo chsh -s /bin/zsh username chsh: Operation was denied because the current credentials do not have the appropriate privileges. ...
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Link Apps to share password credentials (sort of SSO)

My OneDrive for Business, Office365, Email, WiFi and certain other applications use the same username and password for login (that of my university account). The issue is I have to change the ...
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What is the difference between Windows Credentials and Generic Credentials?

I have noticed that when I add credentials for a shared drive as Generic Credentials instead of Windows Credentials to the Windows Credentials Manager they don't work, but when they are added as the ...
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A way to spread user credentials without manually adding them to each computer

Say you have a shared network drive, it requires user and password authentication to access its contents. User and password can be added to a single PC, via net use command or Windows Credentials ...
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citrix session prompts for credentials

In the 7.6 environment, opening an application from storefront in Chrome works, however opening it in Internet Explorer prompts for windows logon. I'm using single sign on on Citrix receiver. I don't ...
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Cannot open System File in Windows 10

I recently am trying to find my windows password after seeing some anti-virus software asked for my Windows credentials for me to log into my computer. So I thought I might be able to reach my own ...
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Getting prompted for network credential when accessing guest VM

Since Hyper-V is considered a Type I hypervisor, you cannot access it directly from Windows (You cannot copy and paste from Windows to the guest OS). In order to get around this limitation, I added a ...
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Windows 10 - Disable/Extend time to enter username and password

I've been looking around for a way to either disable or extend the amount of time a user gets when they try to enter in their username and password to login before the screen jumps back to the lock ...
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Win7 create generic credentials from a batch file

I'm trying to create a batch file that will create Generic credentials in WIN7. I have come up with the following code but I'm not seeing any new entries. Any thoughts on what I'm doing wrong? cmdkey ...
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How to change VPN credentials on Windows10?

How to update password for existing VPN connection on Windows 10. Where I can find current VPN's usernames and how is possible to update it's password ? Edit: For me, VPN password change didn't ...
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Is it safe to store encrypted passwords in RDC Manager 2.7 from Microsoft?

I am using official tool from MS called RDC Manager for rdp connections and little bit afraid of storing saved passwords (including domain admin credentials) in .rdg file despite it's enctypted. But ...
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Where are Windows 10 default user credentials for network logins stored?

When I try to access any file server in my network for the first time, Windows is always trying to connect automatically with a wrong username: Please don't mind that the screenshots are in German. ...
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How to add cached credentials for the Windows System acount?

I have a software build and deployment service installed on a computer. The service has been setup to run as the SYSTEM account. Since the service deploys to a number of other machines and requires ...
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disable domain administrators credentials caching

Machines in AD (domain) do cache domain user credentials in default, and I like this behaviour, not only because it is especially useful in case of laptops. The number of last logons to be cached ...
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Remote Desktop Client suddenly stopped remembering passwords

All was good an nice on my Windows 10 desktop: the Remote Desktop Connection was remembering more than 10 different credentials to Win 2012 servers, Win 10 desktops etc. However, suddenly it does not ...
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IT support without cached credentials?

Situation: Your CEO is working remotely via VPN and needs to install a program on his laptop. He does not have local admin rights. An admin is available to help, but attempts to enter admin ...
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how to cache credentials on Windows

I am a programmer and finance guy who is reluctantly in charge of IT, among any other more appropriate departments, at our eight person firm. I'm very new to IT, so please bear with me and assume I ...
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Debug Service Log On Credentials

So I have a third party service that is failing to start due to "Logon Failure" as the Windows Event Viewer reports. I know the credentials I give it are correct, and when it fails, I can input those ...
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Service did not start due to a logon failure

My company installs and supports a third party print management software for our customers. The software requires administrative level privileges for printer/print job manipulation. To do this the ...
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Outlook 2016 prompting for Smart Card instead of Credentials

My Outlook 2016 (on Windows 10) has always been annoying, prompting me for Domain Credentials for a synced calendar (I think, or some other reason) at least 5 times a day, or whenever I click "Send/...
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Windows 10 login error when working outside of corporate network

I get following error when I try to log on to my laptop while not on the corporate network: there are currently no logon servers to service the logon request While connected on corporate network, ...
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Is there a way to backup credentials of email settings on Google Nexus 7?

I want to do a hard reset to restart my tablet and have a clean start with it. But i don't want to reconfigure all the emails. Is there a way to simply hard reset and save the email credentials ?
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Porting Outlook AD RMS credentials to another computer

I have e-mails in Microsoft Outlook that have Active Directory Rights Management Service (AD RMS) Information Rights Management (IRM) on them. Let's say this is on computer "A". Computer "A" is on ...
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Ask for certain credentials when trying to open a file on windows [closed]

I have a file on windows 7 and what I want to do is once someone tries to open this file I want a window to appear asking for the username and password (which is not related to the windows credentials,...
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Google chrome doesn't want to remember passwords on websites with false HTTPS. Can I force it?

My company uses a website with https but it's red. google crome doesn't want to remember te password, can I force it to do so if I'm sure this is a legit site?
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New Windows 10 tablet is never prompted for password to access shared folder on Debian host. “Access is denied”

I have a new Windows 10 tablet that I'm trying to access some network shares with. My host is a debian PC that works fine for sharing three folders to other Windows 10 clients... I don't believe the ...
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Configuring multiple users on multiple pcs

I need to create the same 60 user profiles on 30 pcs with Windows 7. They will connect to a windows server 2012. Is there a fast way to deploy profiles on all the computers quickly? First step would ...
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How to solve the failure to access a proprietary multi-user software in a mapped or shared network drive in windows 7?

I have two desktop computers A (Windows 7 Home premium)and B (Windows 7 Home basic), both using Windows 7. They are connected to a router. Computer A connects to the router using LAN cable (IPv4 ...
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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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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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Downgrade User Profile from Domain to Workgroup

I'm doing some one-off IT maintenance for a very small business <15 employees I moved all their e-mail to Microsoft Office365, and all of their shared network files to Microsoft SharePoint Online. ...
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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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Username or password is incorrect: why not specify which? [closed]

When signing into websites or mobile applications, if an incorrect username/email or password is entered, you are almost always notified only that "the username or password is incorrect." Why is it ...
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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 ...