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How to check if I'm in screen session?

is it somehow possible to check if I'm right now in screen session? I need it to determine if hitting ctrl+d would disconnect me from server or just close current screen. Thanks.
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Is it possible to remove the lock of consoles in Solaris?

I installed Solaris 11 with just consoles. Just like with Linux, you can switch between consoles using the Alt-F1 to Alt-F6 key combos. Great. Only, each time you do so, it asks you for your password. ...
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VNC/SSH: How to execute a command after logging in? [migrated]

I'm looking for a way to create a VNC console user that executes the command screen or bash immediately after logging in so they get their own restricted shell for executing commands etc. Screen/bash ...
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How to search for text in a PuTTY console window

Is there a easy way for me to: search for a string in the output window of the putty ? or even a Linux command to search and highlight a string in the output ? I have 20,000+ lines in the output ...
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Why would command line parameters not be recognized?

I have a small console application written in C# for .NET 4.0. The application takes 2 parameters, either "-run" or "-clr". So it would be called via command line like this MyConsoleApp.exe -run ...
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How to redirect screen display to rs232 in Linux?

I need to redirect all Linux output to rs232 port in order to connect to it via console cable or via ssh or telnet. How to do that? Is it possible to do that wihtout recompiling the kernel?
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KVM Guest installed from console. But how to get to the guest's console?

I'm trying to install a fully virtualized guest (Fedora 14 x86_64) on KVM (RHEL 6), using command-line only (both hypervisor and guest). It goes without errors, and without a tangible result . I'd ...
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Alert on direct root logins

We do not allow direct root logins through ssh but obviously through console access. Is it possible to log direct root logins and maybe send an email or write to a logfile if someone logins through ...
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Non-blinking block-cursor in Windows XP command-prompt?

Purpose I normally work in many UNIX-like environments using Xterm. I have grown fond of the non-blinking block-cursor it uses. In fact, I have grown so accustomed to it (especially in Vi) that it ...
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Send keystrokes Vmware ESXi Linux installation

I'm trying to automate my Linux installation using VMware ESXi. The OS is a custom ISO from vendor which only asks for 2 things: 1) Check Media integrity 2) Confirm formatting existing Hard Disk. I ...
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Bad output for “npm ls”

How can I fix this ugly output for "npm ls"? http://i.stack.imgur.com/d3j8H.png Sorry, my reputation is not enough to upload image. Debian Wheezy / node v0.10.36 / npm 2.4.1 UPDATE: «*» - is an ...
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How to “un-ANSI-fy” logs?

Lately there has been a tendency by command line tools to use fancy ANSI colors in their log output (for example, NPM and a host of nodejs based tools, rvm, docker, and a few other "modern" tools). ...
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How do I monitor file modifications of a Linux user from the user process instead of the file-system itself? [closed]

We have a requirement to fill that will give us a daily report on all the changes that were made (and who made them) through the SSH protocol; whether it be files or database resources. Monitoring ...
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Catalyst 3750 switch shows gibberish in the console on boot (could be a baud rate issue)

I've got a Catalyst 3750 series switch here, I switch it on by holding the 'Mode' button and then plugging in the power. In PuTTY console I can't type anything, but when I press anything on keyboard, ...
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Connect to Lotus Domino console

I have a Lotus Domino 8 running on a headless Linux box. domino starts on boot from startup script. Is it possible to connect to the Domino console from a shell on the server to issue commands like ...
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Allow console access to physical machines through telnet

We have a Supermicro server blade in our lab running a custom OS.The console of the OS can be accessed using the supermicro webinterface.A window gets created by running a .jnlp which needs to be ...
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Looking for a central console management software that utilitizes my RDP credentials for access [closed]

All our managed Windows Server 03+ machines are enabled for and connect fine via RDP. However, I would like a less heavy central management (command line based?) to mass manage and maintain the ...
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Server Remote Console Stopped working after reboot

I was working on IBM x3650 M4 Physical server running Red Hat 6.4 with HA LVM. I upgraded the kernel to latest version and reboot it. The server came up just fine and booted with latest kernel. Then ...
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Linux: Print all messages to primary console *and* secondary console (monitor/KVM)?

I run Linux (Red Hat-based, CentOS, SL, versions 5 & 6) on a variety of Supermicro and other whitebox servers. Some have IPMI, some do not. Some of these systems are attached to a ...
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How to enable console support OpenBSD, *BSD for GNS3?

Maybe someone know how to enable console support to activate a serial console access to VM. I can't find solution. Maybe someone know what I need to do step by step. All generic solutions do not work. ...
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Add a command into an existent remote console application

I manage to open a console application in a remote computer by using PSTools using PsExec.exe. C:\PsExec.exe -i 2 -s -d \128.168.500.500 -u username -p password "D:\myApp.exe" That will open a ...
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Quit remote process and start it later

I have a console application running remotely in multiple computers. I was wondering if there's any way to quit from it remotely and then start it again. I saw the use of taskkill to quit the ...
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Why is RJ45 DB9 console cable still used, when all the latest computer do not have serial port? [closed]

I still see quite often that RJ45 DB9 console cable is attached with some devices, when I do not even have a computer with old serial port. So I need to either get the USB - DB9 adapter or USB - ...
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How to change the webgui password in pfsense from a console?

is there any way to change the password of the webgui administrator user in pfsense from my console? Just to mention i didn't locked my self out from the webgui. Regards, ankso
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Overall connection without IP apache [closed]

I'm trying to locate problem at my site and really slow loading and response Command netstat -ntu | awk '{print $5}' | cut -d: -f1 | sort | uniq -c | sort -n is give me overall connections per IP ...
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Windows - How to redirect all console output to text file? The console program is called by another software that I can't control

It is a pretty complicated issue (at least for me). GUI software at a given moment, calls console software, which outputs something to console and quits. I'd like to save those results to a text ...
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Connecting a USB laptop to a RJ45 serial port

We are about to get our first managed switch at work (Procurve 2520G-24-PoE), and this lowly programmer gets to put on his admin hat and try to configure it. The switch has an RJ45 serial port for ...
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How to prevent syslog message popping in a ssh session without affect other sessions?

i have a machine(RHEL 5.2) which receives syslog message from remote machines. And now it keeps popping message from remote machine in a ssh shell, which is annoying when i want to do something on it. ...
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Citadel Mailserver Installation floods every root console with error messages

I have installed Citadel (apt-get install citadel-suite) on my Ubuntu 12.04 Box. I configured it for LDAP authentication. After the installation every root console got flooded with error messages of ...
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Possible to use a console cable from a Cisco ASA and use it interactively with ESXi?

I'm creating procedures to deploy a Cisco ASA and an ESXi machine to remote locations where no local tech contacts are available. I think it may be a wise idea to connect the console cable from the ...
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why cannot I type password in putty? [closed]

When I open a session in putty to connect to the server, the console asks: login as: so I type root or another username then the console ask username@ip.ip.ip.ip's password: From here I can't type ...
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how to avoid console network error (host is not communicating) when passwd or update?

I am trying to change the root password and update ssl package but the commands passwd or yum update {package} make the console loops endlessly. I have set the buffer to 600 sec. which I am reaching ...
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Hiding linux kernel messages from console

I have a machine running a custom build of Linux kernel 3.2.12-rt based on Debian Squeeze. I'm getting kernel messages printed to the console. I don't want it to do that. I know why it's doing ...
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Tail multiple remote files

Is there a way to remote tail 2 files? I have two servers(a and b) behind a load balancer and I would like to do something like this if possible: tail -f admin@serverA:~/mylogs/log ...
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Restrict RDC console session for administrator only in Windows 2003 Server

I have a server (Windows 2003 ) and different users connect the server via Remote Desktop Connection. All users have admin rights on it. So sometimes it becomes very difficult for me to RDC to the ...
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Debugging powershell init

My problem is that I just reinstalled my system and have installed heaps of packages via Chocolatey. However now when I launch powershell, something changes the fonst type and size inside the console ...
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Special Administration Console (SAC) in linux

Windows have Special Administration Console (SAC), same feature is available to linux? Refer http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc785873(v=ws.10).aspx
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Nested RDP and VMWare and ILO console sessions: keystroke repetition and latency

I'm working on a remote server installation entirely through ILO (but this also applies to IPMI and VMWare console sessions). Due to the software application and environment, my access is restricted ...
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How to delete .fuse_hidden* files?

I have small Linux server (Debian Squeeze) which runs a Samba server which is configured to share some folders with some windows machines. While trying to delete one of the directories from windows I ...
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Garbled using from Dell Drac for serial console redirection

I'm trying to get my DRAC 5 card to do serial console redirection so that I can SSH into it and access the server's bios / grub / bootup / console. So far, I can see/edit the bios, however as soon ...
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Cannot enter “Umlaute” on php console

I do have a problem with german "umlaute" on the console. Whereas I have no problem entering them on the bash console, it is a problem on the php console PHP is all set to UTF-8 ...
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Why openssl s_client and gnutls-cli deliver different certificates (own server)

on my server i have multiple virtual hosts with apache2. Some with domain *.example-one.org and some whith *.example-two.org. Each domain has it's own wildcard certificate. When I fetch the ...
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stdout to gnu screen copy buffer

Is there a command in GNU Screen to direct standard output to the copy buffer I've been doing alot of work with files, it's great to copy and past the filenames I want into commands e.g. ls | grep ...
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1answer
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Sideband on HP ILO2 and initial in-OS setup possible?

Is it possible to configure sideband (ILO being physically accessed from one of the main NICs as opposed to the dedicated ILO NIC) for the ILO2? Also is it possible to configure the ILO2 initially ...
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Problems with cscript.exe and Windows Server 2008

I was executing this command without any problem: cscript.exe C:\search.vbs D:/myfolder/ When suddenly, after closing and opening the console again, this error appears in a popup when trying to ...
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Redirect tty out to serial?

Im trying to debug an issue we are having with netbooting a RedHat box. The anaconda installer scribbles useful log data to the second virtual terminal (Ctrl-Alt-F2) but I would like to be able to see ...
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Ubuntu 12 : dpkg-reconfigure problems

I have an Ubuntu 12.04 server, freshly installed, however it is set to the wrong timezone. I tried to use dpkg-reconfigure tzdata to correct it, but I can't tell what I am selecting. When I move the ...
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Linux: Connect to another a terminal session

I can use screen or tmux to connect to other terminal sessions, or to share them. But this work only when we first know we will use them. As root can access everything, is there a way to do the same ...
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Automatically ssh when starting konsole

I'm interested, is it possible to set up automatic ssh login when I start konsole on kubuntu. To be more precise, when I start konsole I would like that it automatically starts ssh and logins to ...
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persisting esxi /bootbank/boot.cfg across reboots

i have a serial console connected to my esxi 5.5 server. and the configs work fine for the pxe install. however, upon reboot my console no longer works: i believe i need to change the file ...