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Process of acquiring access to a system's (advanced) functions by proving identity, frequently by supplying a password.

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How to filter out user keyboard only login times from the 4624 Event Log data?

I am trying to filter out from the Security Event Log, those logs which correspond to the user (me) logging in by typing out password on the keyboard. I would like it to detect unlocking the screen as ...
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OneNote 2016 can't login for Notebook sync

I have had problems using OneNote 2016 desktop app for a few days recently. My shared notebooks were not properly synced online, presumably due to me not being logged in. The program has indeed asked ...
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How to allow a user to login via Remote Desktop?

I am using Windows Server 2012 and I want to grant a user access to login on the Remote Desktop. But when I do that I get the error: Logon Failure: the user has not been granted the requested logon ...
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Windows 10 Background Logon - Can it be disabled?

This is tricky to search due to most results being about the login screen background image, apologies if it's been answered elsewhere. When loading Windows 10, before I have logged in Windows ...
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The User Profile Service service failed the logon, Administrator account is disabled

I am getting the following error message while trying to login The User Profile Service service failed the logon Reboot doesn't help. I can't login as Administrator, since Administrator account is ...
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Login failure after computer name change

I'm using a Microsoft account for the login of my Windows 10 PC. When I setup my PC I set it up the way that I didn't need to enter a password on boot up (can't remember how I did that). Now I ...
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Cannot login to my Linux VM. Stuck in login loop

I have a VM running Ubuntu 16.04. A while ago there was a blackout at night time (I left it running over night to do some tests on a program) and since then I can't login. blackouts have already ...
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Wget On Windows 10 Through Login Screen

I am trying to use wget to download files off of a website that is accessed via a login page. This is the command I have tried: wget --save-cookies cookies.txt --keep-session-cookies --post-data "...
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Putty not connecting via command line - Network error: connection timeout [duplicate]

I can usually connect my server via SSH using the Putty.exe interface: But when trying the same via command line: "C:\Program Files\PuTTY\putty.exe" -ssh myuser@mysite.com:2222 I get this error: ...
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Why one of two HDDs wakes from sleep during the first Linux graphical login?

I have two archive HDDs, which I use very infrequently (I mount their partitions manually less than once a week on average). Since I turn my computer off at night, I tried to prevent them from ...
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QNAP - your login credentials are incorrect or your account is no longer valid

I recently started to have the "your login credentials are incorrect or your account is no longer valid" when trying to get access to my tS-469Pro. I am running 4.3.4 (20171230). I have windows 10 ...
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Windows 10 — how to remove a user from logon screen?

I'm using Windows 10 (1803) and since I'm the only user of my PC I've enabled autologon using netplwiz: It worked fine for a long time but after some newer updates (still no 1809!) there is a second ...
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“Other User” only Windows logon option (no option to switch users)

Sometimes when I try to sign into my PC, instead of my default account icon/name and a prompt for the password, I'll get "Other User" with a prompt for username and password. There is NOT a "Switch ...
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Debian 9 Standard login

When I have installed Debian 9 the first time I'm required to enter 'localhost login:' and 'Password:'. I really can't find any information on this in the Debian documentation, and searching the web I ...
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Hard restarted ECI router, still cannot login as admin

I tried to login to my ECI router at home as Admin, but it was with no success. So I did a Hard Reset to reset the passwords and settings for the router to default and I still was not able to login as ...
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How to pause service and alert when volume is not ready?

Under Windows 10, would it be possible to display a pop-up and pause a sync service when a specific usb drive is not found? Best regards, Gilles
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How to access a PC when the domain is not available and previous logons were deleted?

For some reason the domain is not detected by the PC, other computers in the network work fine, the account is not disabled but the previous logons got deleted. Is there a way to access this PC or ...
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How to pass reCAPTCHA when it invariably fails? [closed]

Even though I try to honestly and to the best of my ability answer reCAPTCHA, it invariably fails. Is there some particular way to avoid false failures on reCAPTCHA? Are there particular actions/...
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Why do I have different password for my laptop's windows 10 (signed in with MS) as compared to my MS email password?

I have Windows 10 installed in my haier PC. Although I am logged in with Microsoft account, it has a different password than my Microsoft email's password. (Note that I am not signed in with local ...
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Win 10 screen saver doesn't always display logon screen after screen saver activated

My win 10 screen saver doesn't always display logon screen. Here are my settings: Screen saver = 2 min "blank" screen saver selected. On resume box = Ticked to display logon screen. Energy setting ...
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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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Admin account issue [duplicate]

I accidentally deleted the 2 admin account on my windows 10 then I restart my pc. After restart I'm not able to log in to my PC there's no account to be choose. What should I do?
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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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How to remote login a user on windows 7 computer? (Not RDP)

Sometimes i need to login about 30 computers (windows 7). I used vnc to connect each computer and type the username and password to login. Wondering is there a way to use command line control those ...
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Can't add/switch to Microsoft Account from Local Account

I had a snafu during Windows setup where I initially created my Windows install using my Microsoft account. However, the install created a user profile name that didn't match older machines which ...
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Windows 10 Pro computer locks out user after a minute of idle time regardless of the settings

I have a Windows 10 Pro (version 10.0.17134) computer that is part of our domain, that after a minute of idle time locks the user out. It is not a group policy issue, and we already looked at the ...
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Cannot login to Kali Linux when ethernet cable is plugged in

I am Using Asus K550V in dual-boot mode - Kali Linux and Windows 10. On Windows 10 I have no issues with network connections - both Wi-Fi and ethernet are working correctly. On Kali however, only Wi-...
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Windows 10 session manager failed to sign in

I use two accounts on my PC which I switch between them several times in a day. But sometimes when switching accounts I get this popup window which says the following: The number of connections ...
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Is it necessary to log out of a website in an incognito window if you’re just going to close the window afterward?

I use online banking, typically in an incognito window. I also use other, less important accounts in incognito windows because I don't want websites to be tracking me across the Internet (tracking ...
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Use of Yubikey 4 for login windows and lock screen

I want to use my Yubikey 4 to login to Windows 10. In addition, the screen is locked automatically everytime I unplug the Yubikey. anyone manage to do the lockscreen?
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Setting the baud rate of pre login prompt and post login prompt differently for a serial console

On a DragonBoard 410, I have connected a serial console to UART0. If I want to see the kernel boot messages up to the login prompt, including LKs prints, I need to set a baud rate of 115200 on ...
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Logging in as admin into Windows 10 kiosk (no shortcuts or task bar/manager)

I used FrontFace Lockdown (FFL) to configure a kiosk user on a Mac that had both MacOS Sierra and Windows 10 installed. This was all on the Windows 10 partition. There is one admin account and a ...
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Sign into specific desktop using VMware View

I’d like to allow users to sign into specific virtual desktops. The virtual desktops will have different environments for their work. Is this something that can be configured? I haven’t found any ...
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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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Two different servers (with one tied to SAP), with different login id's. Can they all sync?

Forgive me in advance: I USED to be a network admin many moons ago, but moved to management and my skills have weakened over time. So I might use wrong terms... background first, then question: ...
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How to initiate multiple X login sessions at system startup in SDDM?

I have now OpenSUSE Tumbleweed using KDE. My display manager is now SDDM. I have several user accounts. I often use them at the same time for different tasks. My use case is like this: Login as user1....
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Cannot connect to vsftpd with new user

I'm trying to login with a newly created user but I can't. I created the user with adduser and it has a shell specified in /etc/passwd and that shell is listed in /etc/shell Here's my config file: ...
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Keycloak as Openshift's Identitiy Provider

Currently we have two Openshift Origin cluster. I would like to use Keycloak as Identity Provider for both cluster. How can I give restriction to user so he can only login to a certain cluster or can ...
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Trying to enable PIN login results in a “Your organisation requires Windows Hello” error

Until recently I worked for a large corporation. At some point I connected my home computer (running Windows 10 Home edition) to the work network via VPN. I always used a PIN to login. After I ...
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Excel Hyperlinks against Outlook Hyperlinks?

I have some Excel Hyperlinks to a website. I log in to the website. When I click the Hyperlinks in Excel they go to the Login page of the website. When I cut and paste the links from Excel into ...
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Connecting to bluetooth keyboard causes mac to log out?

Macos 10.13.5 MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Mid 2014), connecting to Logitech k811 keyboard. This issue has never happened before. Today, when connecting it on the Bluetooth prefs pane (it was used ...
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Can't access configuration page of Nokia G-120W-F router provided by ISP

I have a Nokia G-120W-F router provided by my ISP. I wanted to open the router's configuration page to port forward some ports for a game server I'm hosting. But when I try to got to the IP address ...
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Firefox remembers logins but they are not stored in Saved Logins

I have just gone to www.skype.com in my FF 60 (the last time I did it was several reboots ago), and it turns out that FF automatically entered my account, so it remembered my username and password. ...
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Windows 8.1 - Login messed up after using Microsoft account

The situation... Freshly installed Windows 8.1. Created an "offline account" during setup. Later logged in so I could reach my OneDrive. Tried adding a PIN code unlock, but it does not even ...
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How do I change my Windows 10 administrator sign-in name?

I recently read that running Windows (10 Home, in my case) primarily on an administrator account is a bad idea for security reasons. So, I created a local account to work in, and I'll only log in as ...
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How to initiate multiple X login sessions at system startup?

I have Linux Mint 17.2 KDE. I have several user accounts. I often use them at the same time for different tasks. My use case is like this: Login as user1. Start program A. Ctl+Alt+L --> "Switch users"...
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Can't log in to Debian with the correct password

I tried to log in to my machine as regular user with my password. After several attempts, I tried to log in as root with the root password. Tried using both GUI shell and tty. Everything fails. I ...
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Windows 10 Hangs after Logging in - Black screen & cursor

I have a Windows 10 Pro install that was upgraded from Windows 10 Home. I have two local administrator accounts that I use on the computer. With one of the accounts, it will sometimes hang after ...
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Settings Windows 10 Login Screen background to solid black

I'm trying to set the login screen background to solid black, suitable (for example) for in a dark room. I have already used the registry entry (HKLM/Software/Microsoft/Policies/Windows/...
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Discovering the last user to have logged on to Windows or Linux, from command line

Is it possible (and how) to tell which user and when was last logged in before the current user, via the command line interface? The ultimate goal is to write a script that writes this information to ...