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Learn how to manage your AOL username. Your AOL username is the unique identity that gives you access to services like AOL Mail or premium services. For AOL email addresses, your username is the first part of the email address before the @ symbol. For non-AOL email addresses, your username is the entire email address.
In computer security, logging in (or logging on, signing in, or signing on) is the process by which an individual gains access to a computer system by identifying and authenticating themselves.
A user is a person who utilizes a computer or network service. A user often has a user account and is identified to the system by a username (or user name ). Other terms for username include login name, screenname (or screen name ), account name, nickname (or nick) and handle, which is derived from the identical citizens band radio term.
4. Select the desired username by clicking on it. Click Continue once you selected the username. 5. Once you click Continue a new window appears. Check if the correct username is displayed and click Continue. 6. Enter your password in the window that appears and click Sign In.
The UID, along with the group identifier (GID) and other access control criteria, is used to determine which system resources a user can access. The password file maps textual user names to UIDs. UIDs are stored in the inodes of the Unix file system, running processes, tar archives, and the now-obsolete Network Information Service.
Single sign-on ( SSO) is an authentication scheme that allows a user to log in with a single ID to any of several related, yet independent, software systems. True single sign-on allows the user to log in once and access services without re-entering authentication factors.
In basic HTTP authentication, a request contains a header field in the form of Authorization: Basic <credentials>, where credentials is the Base64 encoding of ID and password joined by a single colon :. It was originally implemented by Ari Luotonen at CERN in 1993and defined in the HTTP 1.0 specification in 1996.