Questions tagged [authentication]

Authentication is commonly understood as the act of asserting a user's or entity's identity, although in the wider sense it can refer to asserting the truthfulness of any kind of claim. Authentication, like encryption, is a major component in implementing computer security.

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Automatic reauthenticate at oauth2 endpoint

I am currently (ab)using an oauth2 endpoint of an API to enable users of the API to login to my site (using response_type=code). I do not save refresh tokens or even access_token as that oauth2 ...
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Apache basic authentication without instant prompt for credentials

I'm looking for away to eliminate the intrusive instant prompt for credentials when basic authentication is used and instead serve a nice page that tells the user where he is and what credentials to ...
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Plesk Site Preview redirects to Plesk Login

I moved over an existing PHP site to Plesk Panel 11.5 and now I'm having an issue with the site preview. When I click site preview the site comes up fine in a new window, however when I try to ...
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Does django-oauth-toolkit handle pkce with oath2?

I am trying to implement oauth2 to my django app. I tried to use django-oauth-toolkit. I think their documentation is outdated and could not find any mention of pkce. Also, I could not find any ...
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Do Google Analytics sessions get broken when tracking UserID and ClientID across subdomains that may not send that data?

I have a domain name with three subdomains. One where a user is authenticated and two where they aren't. I'm planning on implementing UserID tracking for Google Analytics in place of the standard ...
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After implementing HTTPS, “require valid-user” in subdirectory no longer asks for password, just gives 401 Not Authorized

I'm not very knowledgeable about server scripting, however I've only just installed SSL certificate for the domain. The main website (hosted by GoDaddy) is now working fine on SSL/TLS and I've ...
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Allow our own systems to use an API and restrict it from the general internet without using authentication

I have an Apache server which is reverse proxy'd to some Java container. In Java container there is an API that we don't want internet to see but expect our own systems to use it without any ...
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Append basic authentication header NGINX to existing authentication header of upstream application

Assume the following setup: The NGINX reverse proxy is asking for basic authentication (which is a good habit when you expose things on the internet). Basic authentication uses the Authorization ...
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Why does CPanel keep prompting me for credentials

When I login directly to CPanel, I login successfully and can see various parts of CPanel (text only, no images), but the system keeps prompting me to login again. When I login via WHM, everything ...
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double authentication for https password protected password

I am hosting a customer's OpenCart store on my own domain hosting. I have add-on domain in my CPanel for customer's domain and created sub domain for it to ease access. Other than the double ...
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How to log in to Domjudge after setting the password during installation

I am trying to install Domjudge on my VPS. I ran ./configure, make and config database. At this point I should be able to login at /public/login.php with the user/pass: judgehost/judge but it doesn'...
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Different behaviour with windows authentication on IIS7 websites

I need to run a website with just windows authentication. Given the following situation: The location of the default website is: c:\inetpub\wwwroot The location of my code is: c:\Sites\WebApp My ...
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Can I use both Digest and Basic Authentication on the same directory in Apache?

The reason I would want to do this is to support very old browsers (e.g. IE 6) that does not implement the more secure Digest method. If all new clients advertise the types of authentication they ...
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550 Please turn on SMTP Authentication in your mail client. server without authentication

I got this message on my Gmail when i sent to my zoho prefessional mail i check all MX , CNAME Everything is alright, it work perfectly on my web form , but not on gmail when sending an email to my ...
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why I can't login to cPanel, shows error Maximum Users Exceeded?

When I try to login to cPanel, it shows an error Maximum Users Exceeded. please see the error message below. I didn't do any changes to server. this appears very suddenly. how can I fix this? I ...
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Why, when signing into public WiFi, does loading gstatic.com take me to the login page?

Whenever I join a public WiFi network, and want to sign in, I have two options: Option 1 - System Provided. (Mobile - Android) Click the "Sign into network" notification/button etc. System provided. ...
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Unable to login to local DHIS2: Getting a null value in the SessionId

I have installed DHIS 2 version 2.33.0 on a local instance following steps mentioned here. I have also restored the sample database dump. I am able to create new users, but couldn’t log in using ...
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How can we turn off some LinkedIn login permissions to our website?

Our website is allowing logins from LinkedIn, but we are asking too many permissions from users. The permission we are asking are: Use your name and photo Use the primary email address associated ...
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Logging using Microsoft account

I would like to create WordPress website with forum where people will be able to login with Microsoft account. I would like to do this to authorize their GamerTags from Xbox Live. Is that even ...