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Questions tagged [authentication]

The process of identifying the party logging into a system.

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Authentication failure in parent child SSIS packages

I'm troubleshooting an issue for our developers. A web app using windows authentication calls a stored procedure that executes an SSIS package. The SSIS package uses an "Execute Package Task," to ...
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db2 expired password but cannot reset

Has anybody encountered this problem with a db2 server? I'm running a development database and connecting to the database gives me a password expired error. Trying to reset it will give me an invalid ...
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Postgresql 10: Ldap authentication failing

I configured the pg_hba.conf of Postgresql 10 with following host Tom Tom XXX.XX.XXX.XX/32 ldap ldapserver=XX.XX.XXX.XX ldap ldapbasedn="ou=People,dc=example,dc=com" ldapbinddn="cn=Tom,ou=People,...
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LDAP Authentication failing on Postgres9.1

Can any one please suggest what need to be done to make the LDAP authentication work on PostgreSQL 9.1. I am getting the below message invalid authentication method "ldap": not supported by this ...
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Can't login into MariaDB slave servers

I have set up a master and a slave for MariaDB using the Bitnami docker image. The replication seems going smoothly: MariaDB [(none)]> show processlist; +-----+-------------+--------------------+--...
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Access denied for user 'me'@'localhost' (using password: NO)

I am am trying to learn mysql 101. Doing so, I broke my ability to login as root. At first I could simply connect to mysql by running sudo mysql In an attempt to alleviate a problem, I ...
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Cannot connect to SQL Server DB instance using inetegrated Security [duplicate]

We are on SQL Server 2012(SP4) 11.0.7001.0(X64) Standard Edition(64-bit) In one of our production servers we cannot connect to the instance using Windows Authentication- getting this error: "The ...
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Can I connect to the database as the user “dbo”?

If not, why? During security audit we are being asked if the dbo login is interactive. My understanding is that the account is automatically created and managed by SQL server itself and is not ...
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Postgresql - roles without linux accounts?

Basic question: what I'm reading describes how to create linux users in parallel with postgresql roles. However, I don't see the value in creating any of these users in linux - I just want to create ...
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How to find out all the permissions that belong to a specific server/ database role in SQL Server? [duplicate]

I can separately query all the server or database level permissions, but I want to know other thing. What server role do the given permissions exactly belong to? For example I want to see all the ...
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How does Oracle authenticate a user?

I'm learning Oracle and below is my testing of starting up an Oracle instance and make the database available. oracle:[~]$ sqlplus SQL*Plus: Release 19.0.0.0.0 - Production on Mon Aug 5 09:29:30 ...
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Windows Login can't access SQL Server even with SYSADMIN role

I'm working on AD permissions and have removed my user account from the Domain Admins security group. Now I'm having difficult accessing my SQL Server database with my Windows login. The login is in ...
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Execute SSIS procedure from stored procedure using non-privileged SQL login

I have a web app running on a different server that uses a SQL based login (not a windows based login) to connect to the SQL server. That app is calling a stored procedure that is located in a ...
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The login is from an untrusted domain and cannot be used with Windows authentication

I am facing this issue after trying to run a Windows application on sharing client side in a workgroup environment, while this application working on server machine fine.
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Postgresql 11 SSPI authentication failing

On windows 2016 in AD setup when I try to use SSPI with postgresql 11 and following settings : pg_hba.conf: host all all 127.0.0.1/32 sspi map=newmap #IP4 pg_ident.conf: newmap ...
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Disallow superusers and single-user mode in POSTGRESQL

I have a doubt about superusers and single-user mode. I want to restrict the access to a certain database, in a way that only those users which I gave privileges can see the structure of my database....
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differences in the authentication scheme - could it be because of Kerberos?

I am using this script to check the connections to my sql server: select C.client_net_address, S.host_name, c.session_id, c.net_transport, c.protocol_type, c.auth_scheme, s.program_name from sys....
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Cross Domain log shipping not working

I know there are many blog posts similar to this, and I have read them all and as far as I can tell things are setup correctly, but I still get invalid username or password when kicking off the copy ...
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MySQL change user login from one plugin type to another

I'm in the process of testing MySQL 8.0. I have set up a test database, and the first thing I want to do is import my user account from MySQL 5.7. So to do this I run: /*ON MySQL 5.7*/ SHOW CREATE ...
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How to identify a Windows Remote Desktop user by SQL Server session id?

In SQL Server I've got the session id of a process that is blocking other processes. Now I'd like to identify the specific user or machine that causes this blocking. The users are authenticating using ...
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Should i place Registered-Users Info in every table? to Restrict user access to his Own Data only

Database: Relational Database - MySQL I am making a database with multiple tables. In order to see his data from tables, User will need to log in. I only need to display those information(through web-...
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can't update user password on Mongodb 4.0.5 (Use of SCRAM-SHA-256 requires undigested passwords)

I'm trying to update a password from a user, using changeUserPassword(), and I just receive the following message: Error: Updating user failed: Use of SCRAM-SHA-256 requires undigested passwords &...
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Locked my sa user out

So I was trying to change some settings in my Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio 2019. I change the login mode from mixed (Windows and SQL authentication) to only Windows and now I am not able to ...
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Question on Enabling Kerberos Authentication using SetSPN for Availability Listener alternative DNS name

We have Availability Group, and original DNS name that was given to AG Listener, is too long (something like longername-Listener-01.mydomain.com); Its hard for us to change original DNS name of ...
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ssms does not let me change to server authentication mode and I can not log in

I have been using SSMS and logging in through server authentication for a week now and yesterday when I tried to login it suddenly told me "no process on the other end of the pipe". I researched ...
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Authintcation error 28000 + 18456

I have been trying to link my mssql database to Django. When I run the Django server I get the error below. For normal query (out of Django), it works fine, however, the Django doesnt even connect. ...
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SQL Server Authentication

I am able to access a database using the Windows Authentication method in DBeaver. However, when I switch to different account in Windows and I would like to access the datebase, I used SQL Server ...
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SSIS DB issues when trying to run Package from SSISDB to getch ADO directoty users list

I am working on task that involves using Dev server to fetch ADO directory user information. I am connecting through SQL script i Script task and passing my User authentication. This is working fine ...
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Attempting to backup to remote NAS but access is denied

I was attempting to use Ola Hallengren's scripts to backup to a remote NAS, but it was failing and not giving any direct errors, so I tried doing it manually using Server Management Studio and got the ...
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Slow Connection to Azure SQL Database using SQL Server Authentication

In SSMS, when connecting to any of our Azure SQL Databases using service accounts and SQL server authentication, the connecting itself can take between 10 to 15 seconds to establish. Once connected, ...
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Source of Entry in Postgres

I want to make a small web app using Postgres as database. Is there a way to accept database access if and only if the SQL command is coming from my app, blocking any other access to the database?
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SSRS Azure SQL Database Active Directory - Universal with MFA

Does anyone know when support for Active Directory - Universal with MFA will be included in Reporting Services? It's available in SSMS. Visual Studio 2017 Data Source Properties Reporting Server ...
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Authenticate Oracle Users (DBs on Linux Servers) through AD Without Buying Any New Products

We are wanting to authenticate Oracle Users (DBs on Linux Servers) through Active Directory Without Buying Any New Products. We don't want to buy any Oracle products such as OID/OUD etc. 1.) Is there ...
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Disable / bypass authentication in PostgreSQL

I need to run benchmarks (pgbench) in different environments on different versions of PostgreSQL. Authentication works inconsistently and is a generally huge headache / adds a lot of fragile ...
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.Net Connector -Authentication error - Reading from the stream has failed

We have recently found too many Authentication Errors in our application. It is not continuous, however it appears multiple times in a day and gets stuck. We are having ASP.Net Application hosted on ...
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Can I query from two databases if my web application is connected to one database?

I have a local database, DB1, that I created and is connected to my web application. My web application takes in stored procedures from DB1 and queries them. My application connects to SQL Server ...
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Am I on the right track for a customer user login database design?

I am designing a back end database that will handle registration and login. I need to be able to deal with different account and authentication types. The main issue here, that is different from ...
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How to use mysql_plugin utility?

I tried to follow this official documentation to install unix_socket plugin using mysql_plugin utility but getting an error that Cannot read plugin config file unix_socket. Bad format in plugin ...
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sys.login_token doesn't include particular windows groups while they can be listed by sys.database_principals

When I query SELECT principal_id, name, [type] FROM sys.login_token I found some local windows groups were not there. However, when I check by SELECT principal_id, name, [type] FROM sys....
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How to get Kerberos working against a named SQL Server instance in Power BI Report Server?

I have a Power BI Report Server working perfectly connecting to SQL Server machines with a default instance only. I can also connect to SSAS named instances with the proper SPNs and by allowing ...
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Percona PAM with AD authentication using SSSD

I have installed percona PAm plugin on my Percona server as shown below: mysql> show plugins; ... | auth_pam | ACTIVE | AUTHENTICATION | auth_pam.so | GPL | | ...
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Which client authentication methods make sense when calling `initdb`?

Postgres offers many client authentication methods: Trust Authentication Password Authentication GSSAPI Authentication SSPI Authentication Ident Authentication Peer Authentication LDAP Authentication ...
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How to Disable Windows Authentication in SQL Server

I would like to say that as per my Organization requirement they want to Disable Windows Authentication in SQL Server. My Environment is as follows:- 1) Microsoft Azure 2) Windows Server 2016 3) ...
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Running loadjava with Windows authentication

I want to run following command under Windows with Oracle Database 12c installed: loadjava -force -genmissing -r -user username/password@database -verbose core-1.7.jar The problem is that I use ...
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How to verify if given user@host with 'password' exists in MySQL 8.0+?

I write sanity check script for an application. One of the tests is supposed to verify that a given user@host with 'password' exists in MySQL. I'm using simple native hash passwords. In MySQL5.7- ...
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Can the new “SCRAM-SHA-256” password authentication mechanism in Postgres 10 and later work with any JDBC drivers?

Postgres 10 added support for a new password authentication mechanism, Salted Challenge Response Authentication Mechanism (SCRAM-SHA-256, see RFC 7677). Discussed by Michael Paquier. ➥ Can this ...
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Can `listen_addresses` system configuration setting in Postgres stop pre-authentication exploits?

You can set various configuration parameters for Postgres by either editing the postgresql.conf file manually or by calling ALTER SYSTEM commands. One of those config settings is listen_addresses. ...
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Can't change authentication mode from Windows to both SQL Server and Windows

As the title suggests I'm having problems changing the authentication mode from Windows to both SQL Server and Windows mode in version 12.0.2. I have tried right right-clicking the server, go to ...
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Integrated Authentication vs? [closed]

my coworker and I had a debate and I am looking for Reddit to resolve it! We have PHP web apps running on IIS and are looking to setup the security to the database using one approach: -What would you ...
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Where is the cache for the MySQL caching_sha2_password auth plugin stored?

Where is the cache for the new default authentication plugin caching_sha2_password in MySQL 8 stored? I want to know for future reference how to clear it in case I ever run into any problems using it.