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comment Open source centralized authentication for heterogeneous network
It's not the answer I'm looking for, but it may be THE answer. I'm looking to manage authentication for virtualized servers in a multi-tenant situation. Thousands of VMs with hundreds of organizations. Skillset leans towards Linux, but I do have experience with Windows. Yes, it's only authentication but I do want something that can tie into dual factor auth later on. I use other tools for configuration management. Authorization is handled by the individual virtual servers and left to the tenants.
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comment Open source centralized authentication for heterogeneous network
Problem: I don't want to maintain login/password information on all my servers individually. Solution?
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comment 2 factor authentication - cost effective solution for a web startup
The problems you mention are all in the implementation. For example some two factor products only require the second factor only when you log in from a new ip, or with a new cookie. Password based authentication is horribly broken, so I hope to see more sites using two factor. Hopefully we can find a sweet spot between usability and security.
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comment 2 factor authentication - cost effective solution for a web startup
Not very; as they don't even have a release and haven't committed any code this year.
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comment 2 factor authentication - cost effective solution for a web startup
I use Google's two factor auth with gmail and can tell you that it is a well implemented and well thought out platform.
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asked Open source centralized authentication for heterogeneous network
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comment Recommend Keylogger for Ubuntu?
I'd like to make a couple recommendations: set a bios password and boot set only to HD, full disk encryption. Give passwords and keys in a sealed envelope to your wife/trusted pal.
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comment Recommend Keylogger for Ubuntu?
LKL logs physical keyboard strokes, anyone know anything that might log things like remote ssh sessions?
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comment Recommend Keylogger for Ubuntu?
Downside to this is you may be logging your passwords in plaintext.
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