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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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Security of passing sensitive data into Node.js exec() function's stdin

I've been thinking of using Node.js's exec() function to run a command line utility. This requires credentials to be passed in after executing the command. I know passing in sensitive data into the ...
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How do I view stored passwords in the Credential Manager?

In Windows 10, how do I view stored passwords in the Credential Manager? All the search results on the internet say to press a "Show" button which, clearly, doesn't exist. I did find Is ...
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Chrome Seems To Get Authentication/Credentials/Permissions Stuck

I've run into the same issue a few times now & I'm not sure what the problem is or why. The Situation: In Chrome I login to a site, or use a site that stores some sort of cookie Something changes,...
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aws-vault: prompt for pass password if necessary

I'm using pass as a backend to aws-vault on a remote machine and it seems like I need to manually add the "password" for the profile into gpg-agent before aws-vault can make use of it. ...
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What is a good way to initiate `sudo` on demand, so it asks for my password now (when it's convenient) and not later (when it's inconvenient)?

This is hackish. I sometimes need to quickly run programs one after the other in the terminal with some commands needing sudo while others do not, such as: $ command1; c2; sudo c3 | c4; c5 | sudo c6; ...
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KeePass does not remember FTP login and password

Following my other question on using KeePass with FTP source, can someone explain me what am I not understanding in the following picture? Either I am missing something or the feature of remembering ...
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GNOME Remote Desktop RDP credentials present when those were never set up manually

I discovered via the passwords and keys dialog that my installation of Ubuntu 20.04 has a an entry "GNOME Remote Desktop RDP credentials" with a password which I have never manually entered. ...
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Can you disable Windows Mail and 'one step login' via Windows Credentials?

Can you disable Windows Mail and 'one step login' via Windows Credentials? When I start up my desktop and login with my (simple) password, I can start up the windows mail program (that comes with the ...
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How to save credentials to RDPW file?

I'm trying to save credentials to .rdpw file. I've found a way how to save it in .rdp file described by Makusensu here https://superuser.com/a/1336155/1751493 but I had no luck saving it in .rdpw file....
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Curl using Logstash Keystore values

I would like to curl to our Elastic cluster using the logstash keystore. Right now we can curl with username/password. Our keystore is setup and functional but I do not know what the syntax would be ...
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Network Share Folder

I'm having this issue with my shared folder that it keeps asking for credentials, where I have already disabled it. The folder I want to access its located in one VM that I have locally here (Hyper-V)...
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Does using a credential file for Samba really make anything more secure?

I have been using a separate credential file for Samba as it seems to be the "suggested" way to make things "more secure". However, I have also been trying to figure out how ...
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Windows keeps storing wrong credentials for onedrive mapped as network drive

I have my onedrive mapped as a network drive with drive letter X:. The first time I open the drive after a reboot, I get prompted for the login credentials, with the credentials prefilled, just ...
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PowerShell script to copy files, iterate duplicates with different time stamp, and ignore duplicates with same time me stamp

Let me start by saying, I really don't know powershell. I am an pharma process automation engineer so my experience is programming PLCs and HMI design. I have written all sorts of languages but I am ...
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Laptop prompts for username and password after long sleep, not keeping open apps or files (Windows 10)

I just got a new corporate laptop (Lenovo ThinkPad p15v Gen 2), and if I put the computer into sleep mode from the start menu or by closing the lid and then wake it again right after, it works as I ...
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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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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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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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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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