Questions tagged [authentication]

A process of proving that an entity (commonly a user or organization) is who they claim to be, or who they were previously identified as being. Authentication does not guarantee that particular entity's identity absolutely, it just proves that they are the same agent that has previously successfully asserted their identity. There are three factors (types) of authentication, and a particular authentication process may combine two or more different factors.

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Apache 2.4 Basic Auth and allowed IP on a file

I'm trying to secure a file in Apache 2.4. It may be accessible from a set of IP addresses, and if not, ask a password to the user. <Files index.php> AuthType Basic AuthName "...
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Login Active-Directory account require different username values in loginwindow and switch user

I've just bind my machine (running Mojave) to new AD server and would like to login to an existing AD account from loginwindow startup screen, but all I get is a tilted password record (indicator that ...
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Freeradius linelog module sending syslog message twice

I have some issue with the linelog module. My "linelog" configuration as in below; linelog { filename = syslog escape_filenames = no permissions = 0600 syslog_facility = daemon ...
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Configuring sendmail to send email to Outlook server

Currently, I'm using Redhat distro and I can send emails to Gmail server with sendmail but when I try to use Outlook server it generates the log below in maillog file. ([email protected] send to ...
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Can I use RADIUS or TACACS+ with SSS?

As I look over the documentation for SSS, e.g., sssd.conf(5), I see lots of references and support for LDAP and, to a lesser degree, Kerberos. However, I need my clients to authenticate against RADIUS ...
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Centos OS7 not receiving user context from FreeIPA

Hopefully there is something simple I am missing here. I have FreeIPA 4.6.6 (can not update at this time), Centos 7 and Centos 6 systems. SELinux is in permissive mode. Logins on the Centos 6 system ...
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authorized_keys has my key, but it's still refused

I'm connecting from machine M1 to machine M2 using ssh (to the same user on the other machine). I should also mention the user shares the same key on both machines. With password authentication, ...
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Apache webdav jwt authorization

I have setup webdav server on apache. I have /shared and /private section on webdav server. Inside /private section every user has his own folder. Every user should have access to his own folder only. ...
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ProFTP doesn't find LDAP users

I want to log in with LDAP in my FTP. With the conf file: <IfModule mod_ldap.c> LDAPLog /var/log/proftpd/ldap.log LDAPProtocolVersion 3 DebugLevel 3 LDAPAuthBinds ...
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Can I send a mail through Exchange Online with a different reply name and reply address than what I am authenticating with?

Just switched to Exchange Online, and ran into an issue. We have an application that lets an employee email a customer. With our previous mail provider, we would authenticate to the SMTP server using ...
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SSL Connection to MySQL database

I have read some answers here on serverfault that suggests it is not a good idea to open a MySQL port to the firewall, so I am trying to setup accordingly. Two options remain to connect to MySQL: SSH ...
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Postgres authentication type “local” vs “host 127.0.0.1”

I have a Postgres v10 Server to which only local connections will be established. In the documentation I find two methods to configure such an authentication process in pg_hba.conf: local and host ...
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Connect to SQL Sybase 12

I have been tasked to perform backups of a Sybase SQL Server 12 database, but was just given the user and password. I tried logging into the server where it runs as a domain admin and ran Sybase SQL ...
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Kickstart password hashes from EL 6 and 7 not working in 8

Thanks to the answers to this question, I've been happily generating Kickstart files for Scientific Linux 6 and 7 for the past 5 years. However, we're now starting to build out some test systems with ...
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Website authentication method? [closed]

Once, many years ago, I secured my website. I'm struggling to remember exactly what I did. I believe I generated a certificate (or a token???) that I delivered to a select few people I wanted to grant ...

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