Questions tagged [passwords]

String of characters that allows access to a computer, interface, system or application.

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Chef-server-ctl test fails with Ldap Integration

After I enabled Ldap on my chefHA frontend, chef-server-ctl test failed with the below errors. Does anyone know what this could mean or how I could possible disable these tests as it's not affecting ...
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is there any way to get the wifi password out of HG531 v1 router page?

i can't get the wifi password from the router page because it's masked with stars and when i convert the type from password to text using inspect elements it gives me a wrong password @1GV)Z<! ...
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Why would password authentication be more secure than token authentication for a Jupyter notebook?

I have an account on a remote compute node, and would like to be able to launch a Jupyter server and share it with an intern, who does not have an account on this particular server. The natural method ...
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How to automatically load passwords into browser/MacOS/iOS keychain

I am trying to figure out a shared family password scenario (for things like Amazon, Netflix, etc.). Basically, 1 password for each service that we can all use. However, to maximize security as well, ...
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ssh-agent keeps asking for password

I am trying to use ssh-agent to not have to type in my password every time I use an SSH key. I am following the instructions / guides but I still am asked every time for the password - how is this ...
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How to decrypt passwords generated by “openssl rand -base64 20”

I need to generate multiple random passwords and came across the "openssl rand -base64 14" command which does the base64 encoding inbuilt. sh-3.2# openssl rand -base64 14 ktMgWKno9AbvRUq4wx0= But, ...
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Powershell - finding user name and password with Microsoft Account

I have a script that sets up a scheduled task that runs with elevated privileges using powershell $argument = "-WindowStyle Hidden -command `"&{$myscriptPath}`"" $action = New-ScheduledTaskAction ...
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forgotten external hard disk password

I have a silicon power a85 external hdd and I just set a new password for it but after restarting my pc I'm no longer able to unlock my drive. maybe it there was a typo in my new password but by the ...
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Password denied in SCP

I have a problem of SSH saying the password is incorrect (even though it’s right). I have gone through similar posts, but I did not find them helpful as I'm a newbie to this. Here is the background ...
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Change lock screen password on Windows 10 PC

I've tried to change the password for my lock screen many times. The only thing that changes is my Microsoft password, not my lock screen password. Does anyone know how to change the lock screen ...
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`Login Incorrect` messaeg in Centos 7.4: Password reset not working

I have centos 7.4.1708 on VMWARE. In order to remove constraints for password length and disable dictionary checking I did some change in 2 OS files i.e. /etc/security/pwquality.conf and /etc/pam.d/...
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No login to linux possible after root password recovery

I hope that I can find some ideas here on how to solve this specific problem that I have: I am supplied with a computer running on scientific linux 7. Unfortunately though, the root password is not ...
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Change app Google 2 Step Uses for Verification [migrated]

On iOS Google’s 2 Step Verification asks to open The Gmail app when logging into a google account or service This happens even when the Gmail app has been uninstalled How do I tell Google to verify ...
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Is it possible to make a encrypted Zip file unhackable [closed]

I want to encrypt a Zip file. But I'm not sure it can be safe because I’ve found some tips about how to recover a .Zip with forgotten password with iSumsoft or NSIS in this article: “How to Open ...
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Even after resetting root password through Single user mode in rhel 7. Unable to login with root user | error : Incorrect password

I had forgotten my root password of rhel 7, So, i booted my system in single user mode and remount /sysroot with "rw" permission and then #chroot /sysroot. Then after changing the root password ...
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Dashlane - Don't change the password from a certain email

So, recently i started using Dashlane and i've imported all my passwords from firefox, and i can change all my weak passwords with a single click, the issue is that i have a couple accounts shared ...
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(2019 Re-Post) Windows password reset pogostick not working: kernel panic

I'm reposting this question (originally found here: Windows password reset pogostick not working: kernel panic) because I am having the same issue and none of the solutions listed in that thread solve ...
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Setting a password for root in Bash— debian

I'm trying to create a setup script for a fleet of robots. We're running a Debian system, and one of the things I'm trying to automate is setting up a password for the root user. I've tried echo "...
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How to completely remove an unknown superuser password from UEFI (Acer Aspire Switch)

I have an Acer Aspir Switch 10 E or SW2-016 with Windows 10 and UEFI firmware (V1.15) Apparently I once upon a time have set a Supervisor Password in the Security settings. Ofcourse I forgot it. I ...
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Unusual password protect software [closed]

Is there software that will do this: Create a folder and name it. Password protect that folder. Folder is empty. Now drop a file to be password protected into that folder without having to go ...
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Is my Win10 computer secure if I blank the password and use a strong PIN?

I've read up a bit on the differences between a Windows password and a PIN. From the sounds of it, the PIN is used for local sign-ins only and works with TPM, but doesn't allow remote connections. ...
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Cant see text when trying to reset root password

So I am trying to change the root password by altering the text in the GRUB menu edit mode, and the white circular outline for the Kali logo on the default background is PERFECTLY covering the string ...
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Lenovo t510 previous user locked

Bought at yard sale because of condition. All safe modes return to a company log in screen. How can I reset to regular windows use.
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Parrot Security OS ISO in VirtualBox asks for password when booting in live mode

I made a bootable USB flash drive of Parrot Security OS ISO and am using it in VirtualBox on a PC. But it is asking me for password when I select live mode when it starts. Why? How can I boot this ...
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MathWorks is written for Lego firmware V1.03, but Lego is up to V1.10

MathWorks (MATLAB and Simulink) is/are written for Lego firmware 1.03! (with no TelNet ID/passkey) Versions 1.07 and 1.08 also do not require the ID/passkey. Versions 1.09 and 1.10 do require an ID/...
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How to create a batch file to retrieve a password from a password generator?

I want to create a batch file to retrieve a password from an EXE on the computer. It is a password that changes everyday. I don't get any results with the code below. set /p input="C:\Program Files\...
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HUAWEI optical router password change

I have an optical router from Huawei, and I need to change my super user password. In a downloaded config file, I found this line: UserName="ADMIN_USER" Password="HASHED_PASSWORD" UserLevel="0" ...
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Can I recover my admin account from Windows 7 ultimate [duplicate]

Apparently some genius decided my password for my administrator account would expire in these many days...well those days passed while I was away and when I got back I can not access the account every ...
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Update tomcat admin password without restart

I have Tomcat in production and I need to update the admin password. I have changed it in conf/tomcat-users.xml, but to apply this change it requires to restart Tomcat. Since the system is in ...
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Windows 10 (1803) share folder in home network with password

As my long title implies, I have a windows 10 (version 1803) and a folder in it that I want to share. I want to use a password so every time the other PC in my network wants to use the files he needs ...
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Can you store encrypted passwords in ConnectWise Manage or will they always be plain text?

Title pretty much says it all. I need to store passwords for devices and configurations but I want them to be stored securely and encrypted. Can this be done with ConnectWise Manage?
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Access grub menu from locked out ubuntu lenovo edge 15

I have a single boot lenovo edge 15 with ubuntu. Unfortunately, installing Google's 2FA corrupted my password. Locking me out. The fix requires accessing grub. The problem is that I have no way to ...
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Can't access bios after setting password

I set up a bios password and now I can't access the bios anymore. I know the password but every time I enter it, the screen tells me to press [f2] or [del] to enter setup. I do that but it never ...
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Password sync from AD to Oracle

I'm trying to sync password from an Active Directory to Oracle. I know I need to get clear text password using a password filter DDL. however, after doing some research I found out that I could use ...
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netsh wlan show profiles name=“name” key=clear"

I wrote in cmd with administrator rights this "netsh wlan show profiles name="name" key=clear" but I dont see the password of the wifi, only "key content: available". Anybody know whats happend? ...
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In AWS, how to set the ec2-user password of a linux vm?

I have created a RHEL VM in AWS. I can SSH to it with my private key. After the SSH connection, when I try to set a password to my default "ec2-user" it is asking me for a password? But I don't know ...
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CENT-OS ssh still asking for password after copying public key to authorized_keys

debug2: key: /home/user/.ssh/identity ((nil)) debug2: key: /home/user/.ssh/id_rsa (0x55b9fa275e80) debug2: key: /home/user/.ssh/id_dsa ((nil)) debug2: key: /home/user/.ssh/id_ecdsa ((nil)) debug1: ...
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OpenVPN client asking for password when none was specified

I followed the tutorial that can be found here: https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-set-up-an-openvpn-server-on-ubuntu-16-04 But on the client machine when i run: openvpn --...
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What are the most compatible special characters for login/passwords?

As you would know, most password policy for apps and services require to set a password including a special character. When setting a password for SSO/LDAP, password has to be compatible with all ...
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Password reset for Windows 7 Professional with Domain account

Using the UtilMan method, I'm able to see the user accounts (Administrator.....FirstUser.....Guest.....UpdatusUser) and I can reset passwords for these. But these names don't show up on the Windows ...
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Login using Fingerprint OR password in linux

I'm trying to add fingerprint (fprintd) as an optional login method in KDE plasma on Arch Linux. When I set /etc/pam.d/kde to auth sufficient pam_fprintd.so auth include ...
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Change Active Directory user password

I own an Active Directory user with no access to system resources that is needed to change password. Is there any easy way to achieve this even if I have no admin rights on Active Directory by just ...
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How does Kon-Boot for Mac actually work?

Kon-Boot on Windows uses "net user username password" to attempt to create a login with no password. What commands on MacOS is Kon-Boot using to achieve login with no password (particularly on newer ...
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How to use ophcrack for Mac password?

I have used ophcrack before for Windows as it uses the Rainbow tables supplied on their website. Are there similar tables that can be loaded into ophcrack for OS X / MacOS?
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Printing a Form containing password fields -> using IE browser It does not show asterisk's on password field after i print the page . How to fix this?

Not able to see asterisk symbol in password field while printing page from Internet Explorer. For other browsers I am able to see asterisk's in place of password I enter on a web form while printing. ...
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HDPARM - Reading password from a file? (Or inputting hex)

Almost complete Linux noob here, but I've been forced to switch over from Windows to a live Ubuntu to do some HDLocking magic. TLDR; I have an old Original Xbox that needs the internal drive to be ...
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RDGateway Password Reset not following Password Policy

I have implemented password reset page in RDgateway and the password reset page is enabled, however the password policy followed is not that which is setup in security policy. The length of password ...
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Script doesn't remember root password

I created a script (I'm running it as root) that builds and installs some packages what takes some time, so around third package I had to re-enter root password. I added while :; do sudo -v; sleep 60;...
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Is there any way to get into a Windows 10 Admin account on a computer that I don't have the password for?

I have an HP Pavillion and unfortunately it forces me to reset the password every 30 days on the admin account. My brother shares the computer with me and always uses my account (the admin) instead of ...
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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 ...