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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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Thunderbird and Gmail: how to disable annoying "credentials" popups when moving

I maintain a number of Gmail accounts (for various purposes). I use Thunderbird downloading all e-mails to my local computer (for multiple accounts), and of course for writing e-mails. (That's via POP ...
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Windows 10 Network Credentials not working

So, although connecting to our servers works from all other pc, including a VM that is running on my machine, for some reason my credentials won't work when i try to open a folder on our server. I ...
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Outlook Change credentials password used for Mailbox - Windows 10

I know it sounds wierd but I want to know how to change / correct / forget the credentials used for a mailbox login in Outlook 2019 (Office 365) on Windows 10. Here is the story. At our company we ...
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"Stored User Names and Passwords"-Applet not working in Windows 11 (rundll32.exe keymgr.dll,KRShowKeyMgr)

Windows 10 used to support the classic "Stored User Names and Passwords"-Applet via the command rundll32.exe keymgr.dll,KRShowKeyMgr. Windows 11, according to statements from other users' ...
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Windows 11 is not storing network credentials when accessing azure files or RDP server

My Windows 11 machine (part of a domain) does not store network passwords/credentials. This happens when i try to connect to an azure file share (using windows explorer) or when i connect to a server ...
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Duplicate login choices on Windows 10

My windows 10 machine has exactly one non-builtin user, myself, an Administrator. I use a PIN to log in to the machine. Since I am the only user, and the only person with access to the machine, I ...
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IIS ignores user when accepting inbound ftp

I run an FTP server on my win10 21H2 TV "box" so I can download videos from my linux computer or mobile to the big video storage for viewing residing on a win10 box. I connect via thunar or ...
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Network Drive does not reconnect at sign in

I mapped a network drive (This PC/Map Network drive/...) and chose "reconnect at sign-in." I chose a letter for the network and entered the Folder name on my NAS. Then, I entered my network ...
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Cannot Open As Administrator on Network Location if Didn't Remember Password

On Windows, when I try to access a network location (specifically, a drive on another Linux computer being shared with Samba), it will prompt me for a username and password. What I find interesting is ...
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Execute powershell script with different credentials

I am trying to write a script, which asks for credentials via the "Get-Credential" cmdlet and then executes the logic part with the given credentials. I know I could write a second script ...
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Remote Desktop takes a long time to connect when using saved credentials

I'm using RDP client to connect from a client on a domain network to a remote server on a non-domain network. Initially, I would try to login automatically using saved credentials, but this didn't ...
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Install minimal Ubuntu when no internet access

I have been trying to install 20.04.01 and have run into the brick wall of not being able to get on the network at the hotel here (separate question possed). Now I am thinking there should be an image ...
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"Multiple Connections to a server or shared resource by the same user, using more than one user name, are not allowed" when using same credentials

I've having trouble with Windows 10 and mounting multiple shares on a NAS on the network. Everytime I log in I get an error telling me that some network drives couldn't be mounted. If I then try to ...
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Does Windows automatically checks in the background stored Windows credentials?

I have a situation where a Windows 10 PC (named "A") apparently tried to connect every day to another Windows 10 PC (named "B") using stored Windows credentials. I know I manually ...
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Does XCOPY leave credentials cached in LSASS?

When using XCOPY to copy files to a remote machine, are your credentials used to connect to the remote machine cached in the LSASS of that machine? I am trying to avoid leaving any credentials ...
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DNS- implement domain Alias AND reconfigure Credentials

I am looking at using an existing external domain (say, for example, https://external.host1.com/resources/) as an alias within an internal wifi network. For example, the previously-mentioned public ...
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Change Chrome default username/password for a site

I manage several websites through Bluehost and have all of the usernames/passwords stored in Chrome for ease of login. What I'm wondering is if anyone knows of a way to change which username/password ...
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I need to view my windows credentials password

I lost a password ,but it is saved under windows credentials. It will log me in to certain apps but if it's something I haven't logged into yet it won't. I have a .crd file ,which I got by backing up ...
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How can I retrieve my network drive credentials in Windows 10?

My network drive login information is not showing up in Windows 10 credentials manager. I have multiple networked drives, and I need to view the login information. How can I look up my own login ...
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Unable to pass stored credentials to vmconnect

I've followed numerous threads shown below regarding using stored credentials and I'm still unable to pass them to the vmconnect command. When I store a credential then use vmconnect like: vmconnect ...
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Using two passwords for Windows accounts

I was wondering about credential management when the user has a password and a tech support personell must ask for it. Is there a way to use two passwords for the same account in windows? For example ...
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git credential-osxkeychain get hangs

If I execute git credential-osxkeychain get, it just hangs when it should return information regarding what credentials are stored in the keychain. Is there a way to make this work? I am using OS X 10....
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Who I am on SMB share

There is an SMB share that I am connected to with a Windows 10 PC. Credentials have been saved long ago and forgotten. Now I need to connect to the same share from other Windows 10 PC. In order to do ...
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Can access shared network files by IP, but not by host name

For years, I've had file-sharing set up so that my laptop can access files on my desktop PC. I did that by creating matching (local) user accounts on both PCs. That worked fine for years, even when I ...
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HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\CachedLogonsCount Definition

I understand that HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\CachedLogonsCount refers to the number of domain credentials used in logons that can be cached. What I'd like to understand ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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