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Connect to sphinx on remote server

I recently moved sphinx onto the same server as our db so our architecture is: File Server that hosts our web app DB server w/ Sphinx instance (searchd) When I try to connect to sphinx at ...
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2answers
94 views

How to identify if RMM4 hardware module is installed

I'm running a Debian distribution with ipmiutil on one of my remote servers but I'm not sure if an RMM4(Remote Management Module) hardware is installed on this server. Currently I don't have ...
0
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1answer
38 views

Adding a Linux server to an AD domain where the DC is not directly reachable

I have a lab environment where we have different environments and we need to register local Linux servers to Domain controllers that are otherwise not visible, or reachable by a broadcast, How can I ...
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2answers
185 views

Check NRPE APT now working through Nagios

I'm able to monitor hosts' package statuses via terminal; but Nagios web ui gives an error like this: (No output returned from plugin) Here's the command that works properly via terminal: ...
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2answers
362 views

(ssh tunnel?) Access remote server with private IP through a *DIFFERENT* server with public IP

Let's assume the following hosts: localhost : my laptop remoteserver : a server with a public IP which runs a SSH server. private.remoteserver : a server with a private IP which is only accessible ...
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1answer
46 views

Deploying Remote DHCP Servers [closed]

Please don't be too harsh. I'm quite new to the IT world and any advice/solutions would be greatly appreciated. Problem: I want to deploy Cent OS DHCP servers to different remote sites. This will ...
2
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1answer
592 views

Use winexe to start a Windows process

When I'm on Windows I use PsExec to start processes on other Windows machines. I now have the case that I want to do that from a Linux machine. Fortunately there is winexe, a small program which ...
0
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1answer
109 views

Is there a linux remote fs driver (nfs/sshfs/cifs/etc) that also keeps a local copy and fails over to the local copy?

I need to keep some static web mirrors synced in as close to realtime as possible, but I also want it to be somewhat fail-safe (or at least not obvious to the visitors), so if the file server goes ...
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1answer
152 views

Mounting local external hard drive on a remote machine [closed]

I have an external hard drive, which stores extremely large files. This is LOCAL and is connected to my laptop/desktop. I run many different programs on a REMOTE Linux server. I need to use some of ...
0
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2answers
59 views

Almost-live copy of log from one server to another

We have an authentication daemon on a Debian 6.0 box generating logs at a rate of about 4-6 lines\entries every second. For legal reasons this log file has to be written to disk locally first, before ...
3
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5answers
432 views

Remote access of Linux over IRC

I have been tasked with setting up and supporting some computers for some people who have sociological problems. Troubled teens/adults and the like. They need computers to do very basic tasks like web ...
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5answers
457 views

How to execute a process on remote Linux machine without SSH?

How can I execute a process on a remote machine running Linux without SSH. Since the machine is scheduled to PXE-boot periodically, the SSH key will be changed and executing a process through a script ...
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1answer
101 views

Are there any Linux Server to Linux Client XenApp equivalents available?

I am a college student with a predominantly business background looking into a business concept, which centers around remote access of Linux applications. I have experience with Citrix XenApp through ...
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3answers
115 views

Establish Linux to Windows connection [closed]

We can establish connection between Unix based machines using these commands - ssh telnet but how to establish a connection between a Linux and Windows? Putty, WinSCP etc are used in Windows to ...
0
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2answers
756 views

Perl script that will remotely ssh to linux and get memory status back to my machine

I need help. I have Linux box (openSUSE 11.4); writing Perl script (Perl 5, version 12). My script should SSH to the remote Linux machine and get back with the memory results. So far, I have SSH ...
2
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1answer
96 views

Process starting under linux

Is there any way to start a process on a linux computer if I have ftp connection or network connection?
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3answers
3k views

How to get a remote desktop / X11 with ubuntu 10.04 LTS from mac os x?

I am running Snow Leopard OS X 10.6 and I have X11 installed. I also have ubuntu 10.04 LTS running on a remote machine. I have root privileges. So far I haven't really installed anything besides the ...
4
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2answers
256 views

Is my Exim vulnerable to the recent remote exploit (CVE-2011-1764)?

CentOS using yum to update Exim. Exim is configured to not allow remote connections using the local_interfaces config option. My old version was 4.63-5.el5_5.2 and after using: yum update exim it ...
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3answers
2k views

how to kill a process running on remote windows machine from linux?

I am looking for something like SysInternals pskill which is just great! But that can be executed on Linux more exactly I want it to run on Maemo (Nokia N900 phone). Please do not offer me to run a ...
1
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2answers
861 views

seamless mode remote desktop connection from linux to windows

I am a programmer using Linux as my main OS, however sometimes I need to use windows (ie, office, ea). I'm running qemu with kvm to access the windows "machine". I would like to achieve something ...
1
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4answers
1k views

How to install Linux system on remote server?

I've 2 remote HP Proliant DL180 G6 servers with HP Integrated Lights Out enabled on both and I have to install RHEL5 on these servers. I try to do it with ILO - mounted ISO file from local hard drive ...
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7answers
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How to remotely install Linux via SSH?

I need to remotely install Ubuntu Server 10.04 (x86) on a server currently running RHEL 3.4 (x86). I'll have to be very careful because no one can press the restart button for me if anything goes ...
0
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1answer
308 views

Remote Linux Installation

i will try to install a Linux-System to a remote System where i dont have a Monitor or Keyboard. I can access the machine with ssh. I found following Document that describe a serial connection via ...
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2answers
1k views

Keeping Linux remote console responsive when system loaded

Is it possible to keep a Linux remote console responsive (I'm using SSH but the box is also slow locally) when the system is under high load. I'd like to be able to remote login to the server to ...
1
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2answers
206 views

Triggering GDM login on a remote machine

I have to briefly describe the situation. We are planning to make a computer classroom with workstations running Ubuntu 10.04. Since making accounts for each student has not been considered ...
3
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3answers
197 views

How do you differentiate between a local and remote terminal?

It's not a common scenario, but I find myself accidentally inserting commands into the wrong terminal. I haven't damaged anything important yet; So before I do, what are some of the best ways to ...
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4answers
833 views

Is it possible to SSH to linux server behind NAT

I have linux server behind NAT but i can farward the port to LAN computer. How can do that so that at least i can ssh
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3answers
121 views

What could I leave running on a linux server locally when all access is remote?

I'va remote linux debian server that 99.9% of the time I access via ssh remotely. However I was aware that the local terminal is sitting there with a logon prompt. Is there anything I could change ...
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1answer
472 views

Running Mathematica-5 remotely

I have Mathematica 5 - a powerful CAS. I have a cheap netbook (running Windows XP), wich not only is too slow to run mathmatica on, I doubt it has the harddrive space. I do however have remote access ...
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1answer
2k views

Copying directories with subdirectories from QNAP NAS to Synology NAS

I have a QNAP TS-239 Pro NAS server, from which I need to copy a large number of files (>2 TB) to a Synology 409 NAS. I could do it with a Windows computer, but would prefer to do it directly from ...
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8answers
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Remote reinstall of linux over ssh

I have a small linux server that I need to reinstall linux on (Debian stable 64 bit x86). I have physical access to the machine but it doesn't have any external devices such as a cdrom and does not ...
0
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2answers
2k views

Debian - resize root ext3 partition on remote system

Hello I want to resize (shrink) root ext3 fs partition of remote Debian 5.0 system. There is no LVM. Is it possible without using a livecd? E.g. via custom initrd.img. And second problem - Can I ...
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5answers
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Check to see if a directory exists remotely (shell script)

Is there a way to see if a directory exists on a remote server? Perhaps there's a better way, but I'm writing an application deployment script, and I want to create a directory on a remote server if ...
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2answers
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Mount remote windows harddrive

Alright, this hard drive that I need to mount is on a windows machine, in a different town. What would be the best approach for this? I would like it in fstab if possible, and a little bit of ...
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4answers
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How to easily store incremental backups of a linux server on a remote windows machine?

Good evenening! I'm searching for an easy way of storing incremental backups of a linux server on a remote windows home server. Both machines have their own static IP address. The linux machine is a ...
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2answers
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Starting remote workloads across platforms

I work with a group that does integration testing for a IP/IPv6 network stack. We have many stress testing workloads that we run across a variety of platforms, including Linux (RHEL and SuSE), Windows ...
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3answers
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Resize /var partition on a remote system (Linux Debian Lenny)

At a server that I only have access via ssh and vnc to (which means no booting from a "live" CD/DVD is possible), I would like to shrink the partition assigned to /var (in order to free some space for ...
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5answers
588 views

Linux: How do I disable any kinds of remote control for a certain user?

How do I disable any kinds of remote control (SSH, X, NFS, SMB, ... what else?) for a certain user? Or, asked the other way round: How do I disable remote control for all users except a certain one? ...
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6answers
775 views

Possibilities of connecting to linux box console without network

Having to manage a couple of remote dedicated servers, working with network related stuff can be quite stressful. Is there any possible way I could connect to those boxes (possibly via third box) and ...