The process of identifying the party logging into a system.

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Should Service Broker use SQL or Windows Authentication?

I was curious what the best practice would be, for properly setting up Service Broker in SQL Server 2008. Should I use a SQL authenticated user, or should I use a Windows NT Authenticated user based ...
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“Specify SQL Server administrators” - unusual default value

When installing SQL Server, you get to specify SQL Server administrators, i.e., the list of users initially in the sysadmin role. By default, this list contains the current user. (Image quoted from ...
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Postgres and Windows AD using windows authentication

I am working with SQL SERVER 2012 and postgres 9.4.x version on windows OS. The service-x on this machine is running under user-1 and user-1 is member of AD group ADG1. during the installation of our ...
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MongoVUE connect to mongodb with authencation failed! [closed]

I had a mongodb, and a database named genbank. Genbank has a user whose role is "read" and "readAnyDatabase". It is very strange that I cannot connect to genbank through this role by MongoVUE, but I ...
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How can I get my linked server working using Windows authentication?

I'm trying to get a linked server to ServerA created on another server, ServerB using "Be made using the login's current security context" in a domain environment. I read that I'd need to have SPNs ...
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Can I use OpenLDAP to authenticate users in Oracle?

I like to use OpenLDAP to authenticate my Oracle users. It should be possible to fetch at least the password from the directory. There appearently is something for the Oracle LDAP servers, but would ...
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#1044 - Access denied for user '#username'@'10.%' to database '#database'

I'm trying to connect my webpage to mySQL with ipage hosting. When I copy the snippet: <?php $link = mysql_connect('username.ipagemysql.com', 'username for mySQL', 'password for mySQL'); if (!$...
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Working example of OPENDATASOURCE command using SQL Authentication

I need to run some ad-hoc queries on several hundred servers that are not part of a domain. Each server has a low-privilege SQL user account that has read-only access to a few tables of interest. My ...
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MongoDB denying API access, while console shell works

I am a MongoDB newbie, with a MongoDB instance running on a Ubuntu machine. If I login onto the machine's console and run mongo -u username -p password databasename I have permissions for the ...
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Postgresql import user from linux

I install postgresql 9.2 on a Ubuntu 12.10 machine I tried to import linux's user to postgresql but only way I can figure out is CREATE USER Jack WITH PASSWORD '1234'; and do it 10 times (if ...
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Best way to remap database login to new database user and keep previous database user

Here's what my environment looks like: Active Directory (mydomain.local) - Groups - group01 - Members - aduser01 SQL Instance - Logins - mydomain\group01 - ...
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SQL Server Windows authentication: VMs versus others

This really seems like a weird one to me. I have two VMs of interest, one is running Win2k8 R2 x64 and the other is running Windows 7 X64. The server is hosting SQL Server 2k8 while the latter has SQL ...
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Encrypted Connection on Sql Server

I want to make SQL server connection encrypted. I know that a certificate is needed, but I haven't been able to. So far, I: created certificate in IIS. added certificate in MMC "Certificates" snap-...
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How to prevent misuse of rights in monitoring application?

I have a monitoring application that runs on the computer of each user in my organization. This application needs to insert some monitoring data in several tables of a database (MS SQL Server 2008 R2)....
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Is Oracle's dbms_utility.get_hash_value algorithm documented do reverse engineered anywhere?

I'm working with an existing database where passwords are hashed like this: DBMS_UTILITY.GET_HASH_VALUE(the_username || the_password, 1000000000, 1073741824) I know that this is bad for various ...
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SSRS Datasource Escape Password

I am using a dynamic datasource inside a SSRS report to display detailed metrics about an instance. This dynamic datasource uses a SQL Login to connect to each instance listed by this report. The ...
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DB2 Setting up table access based on LDAP groups

I have a DB2 database installed and set up. My users can access any table that I grant SELECT to the PUBLIC group. However, it doesn't appear to acknowledge the groups the user is in in LDAP. The user ...
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Connect to SQL Server with Windows Authentication in a different domain

I am trying to connect to a remote SQL Server on a VPN in a different domain. When I enter the Server name on the SQL Server and choose Additional Connection Parameters to add some extra stuff needed ...
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When upgrading config servers to use WireTiger, the running config server with wiredtiger does not authenticate the existing pass and user?

In order to upgrade mongodb to 3.0.0, I am upgrading my config servers to use WireTiger. I followed the subsection of Change Config Server to Use WiredTiger. There are 18 steps. I run mongodump --port ...
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Is it possible to have different authentication mode for SQL Server Database Engine and corresponding SQL Server instance?

I have installed the x64 SQL Server 2008 R2 Express with default settings and run MBSA 2.3 Microsoft analizer (using default settings too). Tried on clean Windows 8 installation (not 8.1) and Windows ...
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workbench failed to connect — ssh

What are the connection parameters? How do I confirm each value? Workbench error: Lost connection to MySQL server at 'reading initial communication packet', system error: 0 I can easily ...
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SQL Alert: 020 - SSPI handshake failure. Tracking the cause?

I have done my best to find an article that answers this question but I have not had much luck. I manage the database across three domains. One domain has the ability to access the other two, but ...
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Access denied to user ODBC, but trying to login as root

I'm trying to do a backup of a MySQL database on Windows, but for some reason it's trying to log me in as ODBC instead of root - does anyone know why? As you can see below the red line, I can login ...
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LDAP authentication with Percona Server

Reading over this post it seemed to indicate this plugin allowed user authentication via LDAP Percona Server is bundled with the PAM plugin which opens a plethora of ways to authenticate to ...
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How to know my DB user?

I use the PL-SQL developer tool. I log in by using Prodcollops as user name to access the database. How can I find out if my DB user is Prodcollops, too, or if it is just a login name?
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Audit logins on MySQL database

Is there a way to audit logins to MySQL? I'd like to be able to create a username for each employee and thereby create an audit trail of logins. However, googling has turned up no good results. The ...
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Change linked server login per-query

Given the situation below, can I specify that the pre-configured linked server login should not be used for a particular remote stored procedure call? I have two SQL Server instances: [LOCAL] ...
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SQL Server : Changing Database Username

I have an odd situation and I hope someone can help me get out of this. The situation: I'm running an Azure SQL 2012 SP2 VM with Windows Server 2012. Since it's creation I promoted the server to be ...
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Howto use Windows Authentication with SQL Server 2008 Express on a workgroup network?

I have two computers running SQL Server 2008 Express: c01 and c02, I setup both for remote connection using windows authentication. Worked fine for c02 but not for c01. This is the error message I'm ...
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I cannot do anything on replSet when auth is enabled

I have a mongodb cluster with one replSet, 3 config servers, and 2 mongos instances. I logged into mongos using (admin, pwd). admin is given ["userAdminAnyDatabase", "dbAdminAnyDatabase", "...
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Login failed for user 'NT AUTHORITY\ANONYMOUS LOGON' [duplicate]

Hi I get this error when connecting to SQL Server remotely from a website. I checked the SQL Server logs and get the error: Login failed for user 'NT AUTHORITY\ANONYMOUS LOGON'. Reason: Token-based ...
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Cannot log in to SQL Server 2008 R2

I have problem with my SQL Server 2008 R2 instance. I want to log in using windows authentication and server name "local", but error 2 is returned. I've tried to login with a server name of "IP ...
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Linked server in SQL Server 2005 using NT authentication impersonation

I am trying to Link a server using an NT authentication as the impersonated connection, but this connection will be static to a specific user instead of passing the currently logged-in user's ...
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sqlsrv_connect: use Windows authentication?

I have a PHP server running under IIS on serverIIS1, and a MS SQL database on serverDB4. I created some PHP code that runs on the serverIIS1 server: $serverName = "serverDB4\serverDB4"; $...
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postgresql unable to login

I created a user named 'client', witch refuses to connect. Here's my client: CREATE ROLE client LOGIN ENCRYPTED PASSWORD 'md5d5bc32b75da65fe60067f501a4bb6665' NOSUPERUSER INHERIT NOCREATEDB ...
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pgbench-tools failed authentication

I'm trying to configure pgbench-tools and went to run it per the README and got this error -bash-4.2$ ./newset 'Initial Config' psql: FATAL: Ident authentication failed for user "postgres" psql: ...
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How to know the Database user Login History from begining? [closed]

I need to know one particular user's login and logout database history from beginning in SQL SERVER 2005. Can anyone help?
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Perform admin tasks (e.g. create database, add diagram support) in SQL Server when not connected to domain

My situation: I have installed SQL Express on my machine, while logged in as a domain user. I work remotely so I need to connect to a VPN to be on the domain, but I often prefer not to work while ...
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How to enable windows authentication on server that is not part of domain

We have an SQL server instance running on a standalone server (not part of the organizations domain network). Is there any way that we can use windows authentication to logon to sql server without ...
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MYSQL ERROR 2049 (HY000): Connection using old (pre-4.1.1) authentication protocol ref used (client option 'secure_auth' enabled)

when I tried to restore all database dump which is in 5.0 version to 5.6 version, it got restored and after that when I tried to reconnect, am getting the following error ERROR 2049 (HY000): ...
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Proxy authentication for PostgeSQL

The following seems likely to be a fairly common situation, but I haven't seen any solutions. I have a PostgreSQL database containing views that are specific to the $user, in order to restrict data ...
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Error while creating an admin user in replica set

I have a relatively simple replica set test setup between two VMs and my host machine, with VM1 as primary, VM2 as secondary and the host as arbiter. I have mongodb 2.6.4 installed on all machines. So ...
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Login failed for user 'x'. Reason: Could not find a login matching the name provided

I get this error Login failed for user '****'. Reason: Could not find a login matching the name provided. [CLIENT: 10.4.3.5] Right around 3 AM ish but the application connecting to sql server ...
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Connect to a Windows Authentication SQL server in SQL Server Authentication mode?

Is it possible to connect to a SQL server in SQL Server Authentication if the server has been installed with Windows Authentication?
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Oracle Database Enterprise Users & Roles with Microsoft Active Directory?

We have a legacy application and we have full access to source code and platform running it, so virtually any change can be implemented if required. The application is a Java Swing heavy-weight GUI (...
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Cross Server and Instance Login SSIS SID or ID Issues

I have some challenging login/SID/ID issues with authentication between databases on separate instances and servers. We have a Development, Test, Pre-Production and Production server/instance ...
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credentials file for running mysql related jobs via script?

Is there a method to point mysql to a credentials file instead of entering account passwords directly in scripts? Example: mysqldump --opt --credfile /etc/mysql_creds mydatabase > output.sql ...
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Why cannot login to restored SQL Server 2012 database?

As part of the effort for developing a Windows Service, I restored a production database to a test database on the same SQL Server instance, and can access the test database just fine via SSMS. I gave ...
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MongoDB - temporarily turn shard to standalone for local user creation

Following question Mongodb sharded cluster backup user issue I have a sharded mongodb cluster, with 4 shards, and I'm required to stop the mongod service on each shard, and start it not as a part of a ...
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connect sql server using windows authentication in another pc

I am having sql server 2008 r2 express installed in a PC. I have some other PC which are connected to this pc in a local network.Now those PC connect to my pc's sql server using sql authentication. ...