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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powershell task in task scheduler cannot start-process with another -Credential

We have a scheduled task that is a powershell script. The script performs a number of actions against SQL data-bases where the access is controlled via integrated security. Hence each of these ...
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How to configure O365 for Business Premium suite to automatically login or prompt for credentials from home computer?

We are a small company, and I purchase my own O365 subscription as I want to have the additional functionality. Unfortunately, I am the only technically inclined individual in the office to the ...
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Failed to find blob when retrieving username/password for connected WIFI with PEAP

Hi I followed this post, try to find a way to retrieve the username and password for a connected WPA2-Enterprice & PEAP protected WIFI. I used this tool to and ran it under system privilege. The ...
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How to insert password into MobaXterm.ini settings file

I am writing a program to open SSH sessions in MobaXterm, and I am using a custom settings.ini file to define the sessions. The servers use password login, so I want to add the logins to the [...
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Windows VPN is not saving login credentials

Using Windows 10, I connect to my employers network via a VPN. I am told by IT that I should be able to save login credentials, but it is not working for me. In the VPN => Advanced Options dialog, I ...
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Generic credentials in Credential Manager

I am a bit confused, can someone explain a bit more what generic credentials are in Credential manager? Are they security tokens as well as basic type credentials? I can see some basic entries there ...
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Ansible AWX credential fallback

I want to create a basic bootstrapping playbook in Ansible AWX which should ensure that all other playbooks can access my machines. The machines can be in the following states Given user and ssh key ...
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Is there a way to get Google Chrome to autofill credentials when URL matches a given pattern?

Currently Chrome allows users to store credentials for websites they visit. This feature then autofills credentials forms when a user visits that same site's login page again. For example, when I ...
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How do I tell Jenkins not to use -current- but instead use a service account for running deployment pipelines?

Below is an image of the creds error I see in the configuration settings for all of my pipelines, until I go in and manually select the correct creds to use, which is a service account. For some ...
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Why does shift+rightclick run as admin/another user work for .bat, but not for .ps1 scripts?

Im on Windows 10 Enterprise. I want to run an AD Script that moves around objects, but that of course needs admin credentials every time its run. I know you can get credentials to run in powershell ...
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How can I distinguish between System and Third Party Credential Providers in Windows?

I have a PowerShell script that fetches all installed Credential Providers from the Registry. I'm only interested in the Third Party Credential Providers. Is there a reliable and automatable way to ...
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what is the password for root user in google cloud

In a SSH web console into google cloud, i try to use sudo for list postgres database, that is, sudo psql -l and use the password of my google account, but not work. What is the password for root user ...
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Windows redirects folders shares

I don't know if I'm writing my question in the right place, but, here it goes. My company owns a Windows Server 2012 R2 which shares some folders through our network. We're trying to access it ...
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Here HDLM in Matlab, App ID and App code credentials validation

I created a Freeminum account in Here technologies website and generated the App ID and App code. I tried to use those credentials in the HERE HDLM feature in the Automated driving Toolbox in Matlab. ...
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Win10 VPN never prompts for user/pass

I believe this started after 1903 update. To connect to VPN I have always clicked on the networking icon in the system tray to bring up list of VPN connections and then I click on the Connect button ...
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postgresql database credentials not saved

After updating to postgreSQL 11 from an older version, the database frequently asks some users for their credentials (e.g. if you change the canvas in QGis to a different extent, the login prompt will ...
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How to reset password for Flureon HD IP Cam

I lost my credentials to access my HD IP camera (in my particular case FLOUREON 1080P 10X/18X/30X ZOOM PTZ Dome Outdoor IP Camera, Model BT-HD54F). How can I recover my credentials or reset to default ...
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Automate credentials entry when running elevated in Windows 10

I run a non-admin user account in Windows 10. Also, I have some administrator domain credentials I'm free to use. When Windows needs to run an app elevated, I get a prompt for user/password. Is there ...
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How to get actual proxy credentials in Windows 7?

I'm currently working on an corporate environment, full of limitations, on a non-admin windows 7 workstation, and I don't have access to the corporation user support for a few days. More importantly, ...
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How can I trick a Fastgate modem to think I'm operating locally?

Fastweb provides Fastgate RTV1907VW-D228 which somehow allows access to the web GUI only from the local network. To explain: if I connect to a computer in the home network using TeamViewer, I can ...
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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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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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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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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 ...