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performing a remote shutdown and login from linux to windows

Here is a situation I am on a Linux machine and I have to access a windows xp machine to which I can connect with rdesktop.The problem is Windows XP machine is remotely located and to be able to do a ...
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Error : ssh_exchange_identification: Connection closed by remote host?

I am getting the following error while running ssh in linux ssh root@localhost -p 4440 -vvv OpenSSH_5.0p1, OpenSSL 0.9.8g 19 Oct 2007 debug1: Reading configuration data /etc/ssh/ssh_config ...
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single application multiple users through thin client

I am having one application built in C# winforms. In the backend I am using SQLSERVER 2008 Express. The application is used remotely through thin clients. My problem is that when one user is using my ...
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WinSCP connecting to WinSSHD and executing terminal commands

I have a windows server that has WinSSHD installed. If i configure a user to support "Teminal Access" and then connect using WinSCP i cannot launch a terminal session - has anyone got these to work ...
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pass a password to sudo su

I wanted to sudo to different user after ssh'ing into remote server, for this i tried the following: cat remote-test.sh ssh -t -t abcuser@test-server.net 'bash -s' << EOF /tmp/test.sh EOF ...
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options for a natively supported, remote file transfer on Windows Server 2008 R2

I've found myself with an interesting problem; I need to push files from one windows server to another. SMB/CIFS is out because we block the port. If I was on a linux / OS X system I'd have SCP; ...
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dreamhost | connecting mysql remotely over https

I am trying to Connect to a MySQL Database from Third-Party Programs as mentioned here: http://wiki.dreamhost.com/MySQL (see section: Connect to MySQL Database from Third-Party Programs) I have ...
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Remote shutdown

Having a MAC OS X Server on a network for all windows computer,how to do the Remote Shutdown for another computer on the network. shutdown /m \\Computername /s /t 0 is not working
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Cannot connect via remote JMX

I tried to enable JMX remoting on a Java app running on a server by adding the JVM args -Dcom.sun.management.jmxremote -Dcom.sun.management.jmxremote.port=9001 ...
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shell script - create a mysql database

I am trying to crate a shell script that would: connect to a remote server that has MYSQL running On success run "CREATE DATABASE foo;" So far I tried: #!/bin/bash mysql -h 111.11.11.11 -u root ...
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Need help making site available externally

I'm trying to open a hole in the firewall (ASA 5505, v8.2) to allow external access to a Web application. Via ASDM (6.3?), I've added the server as a Public Server, which creates a static NAT entry ...
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Cisco ASA Port Forwarding for Newbies

I'm a contractor for a private school where I'm tasked with developing a public API to their database to use in mobile apps. They host their own website on school premises and their network is ...
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Enable Remote Access to SQL Server 2008 R2 (no SSMS)

My VPS has limited space, and was trying a few times to install SQL Server 2008 R2 with SSMS; but installation has failed due to hard drive free space (there only 2.5 GB). Now my plan is to install ...
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Configure Web app for external access (IIS7), allowing only certain users via AD group. All users need internal access

We have a Web app running in IIS7 (Server 2008 R2). I now need to allow external access with an SSL certificate, so certain users (e.g. the owner of the company) can use it remotely without VPN. ...
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Is OpenVPN right for this? If not, what is?

I have a server sitting in a data center. It's running Linux. WAN interface on eth0 connected to the public Internet; LAN interface on eth1 connected to the data center's network on 10.0.0.0. The ...
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How can I have 2 users working on the same PC at the same time

I have a pc/machine that has its own ip address and it can be connected to by certain external PC's through our firewall. User A has a RDP connection from say Germany directly to the PC - his ip ...
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Remotely connect to isolated network

i have a network which is isolated from the Internet and I need to remotely connect to it from time to time for maintentance purposes. Please note that i do not need to connect to a specific computer ...
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ILO/DRAC like device for desktop

Does anyone know if there is some price friendly hardware like HP ILO/Dell DRAC for desktop PC (home server)? I prefer PCI/PCIe form. All I need is access to COM port and remote power cycle. Thanks ...
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Cant access Dell BMC IPMI Over IP

I have Dell R210 with iDRAC BMC (new name for old BMC). Which is on-board feature with shared NIC (I believe). Server is on colocation and I didnt set it up before sent there... So I asked for the ...
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Unable to connect to MySql Database on webserver

I have some databases on my shared web server. It was all fine around 45 days back when my website is shifted to another server, all my data is shifted including databases. Now I cannot connect to my ...
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Xming fails to display Quartus II 9.0

Attempting to run Altera Quartus II (2) 9.0 on a remote RHEL5 Linux (2.6.18-308.1.1.el5 kernel 64-bit) box over a SSH connection via PuTTY 0.62 and a local Xming 6.9.0.31 X server running on Windows ...
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How do I allow a user to connect to the VPN but not through RDP?

I have a windows 2008 server that is currently running a VPN. There are a few user accounts that are used to connect to the VPN. Now the problem is, in order to allow them to connect via VPN, I would ...
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How to access a php web application from the internet

I've been stuck in this issue: I have a PHP web page stored in my linux server, the problem is I can only access this web page when I am connected in the same LAN where the server is, but when I try ...
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How to find out if my Dell R210 server has iDRAC with shared network connection or dedicated?

My server is Dell R210 and it is colocated. I need to find out whether the iDRAC BMC on this particular box has dedicated ethernet connector or is it shared. Also - do I always need separate IP ...
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Setting up a Remote Gateway to service computer network

I have a network over about 20 computers that need to be maintained from a remote location. Would the best way be to setup software from say LogMeIn on one of the systems and then configure all the ...
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Remote desktop software for Linux PCs? [closed]

I need to connect to Linux computers from remote. I am using LogMeIn for windows PCs. But it doesn't have client for Linux boxes. I have tried Team Viewer, but seems very heavy. Is there any other ...
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Desktop sharing when accessing a PC remotely

I work for a small software company in London, England. We currently have 4 developers, all of whom are UK-based, but we're located in different parts of the country and we all work from home most of ...
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Remote call script as administrator

I created a Windows XP bat script to modify etc/hosts file. I want to share this script at other machine, then from another computer I want to invoke these script to modify hosts file at first ...
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Running Linux Script from Windows in backgound

I'm using following script from my windows machine to run on linux and do backup. @ECHO off :: run remote command plink.exe username@myserver /home/username/do-backup.sh Problem with this script is ...
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Launch Linux Script remotely from Windows

I have an rsync script that runs on one Linux server to synchronize files with another Linux server. Is there a way to launch a script on one of the Linux machines without actually opening an ...
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Remote Access from Windows to Ubuntu Server with mstsc.exe easy-going?

I installed for testing win server 2008 and its really easy to get remote access. Just enable RA with one click and then im able to get access with my win 7 with mstsc.exe - IF I would install a linux ...
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Access to virtualbox apache server from external ip

I have installed ubuntu with apache http server on vbox. I can access it from all local network computers (briged interface) but I can't access it from external ip. I have port 80 forwared to vbox ip ...
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Importance of vi/vim for sysadmin [closed]

I am currently using TextMate as a text editor. How important is it to learn something like vi if I am to do more sysadmin related stuff, mostly involving ssh?
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Remote desktop through firewall and proxy

Is there anyway I can remote my computer at home from another location (work) where the only way I can access the internet is through an http proxy? tl;dr Previously I was using RD Gateway and it ...
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How do I remotely deploy a software package on Linux system?

I have a software package I wrote in Mono and I want to be able to deploy it to Ubuntu server as part of my move to continuous integration and deployment work flow. I was wondering if there is a ...
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Reverse tunnel with 4 participants (really a mess)

I have a server (Win 2008) and a desktop PC (Win 7) at my work behind a firewall. The server doesn't has internet connection for security (actually, it is in a remote datacenter), and the desktop PC ...
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Remote Desktop over VPN or SSH?

I want to provide a remote employee remote desktop into a PC in the office and am trying to decide between the following two options: Use Microsoft VPN to get him a local network IP. Use RDP to ...
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Remote IT infrastructure

I'm looking at a RFQ for taking over a company's infrastructure management. I'm fuzzy on details (am preparing an email back to them to clarify some things), but it sounds like they want ALL of the ...
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Does installing Jungle Disk or similar cloud-based backup services create a vulnerability on our server? [closed]

I installed the Jungle Disk client onto one of our web servers to try out, but I am concerned about the security risks of using the application. It installs using a .DEB or .RPM package based on your ...
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what tool to remotely diagnose server connections issues for multi-location, multi-platform, varying competency end users?

(you might intuitively think that this is a desktop type question, however I intend to use this network of clients effectively as monitoring agents for the servers, hence its relevancy to server ...
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How to remotely access application

Is there an application which can be used to remotely access and start application on a server without using RDP. The main reason for this is security are security issue when user has a full access ...
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BOOT OS from a remote drive ? hard disk drive security

SUMMARY I have a third party requirement to run an operating system from a remote secured disk. The user is concerned about hard disk security but is not concerned about the risk to the remaining ...
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Opening port 3306 for Remote MySQL from VM

I have a CentOS VM on my laptop running a Host-only and a NAT adapters. I'm looking to connect to an external MySQL database on a Bluehost server. According to Bluehost the port 3306 is open. When ...
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remote desktop: acces to single application

I have a server running, on which an application is running. Now I want to gain a person access to this application only. Is there a good way to give premissions to just one applicaiton without ...
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How can I connect to MySQL remotely and still keep it safe?

As you know, keeping the MySQL port 3306 open is unsafe. However, I would like to use a good MySQL administration program instead of phpMyAdmin, which requires 3306 port to be open. Of course I can ...
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How can i monitor and track the incoming connections(Access) to my Linux Server from remote users…? [closed]

I have a Redhat 6 64 bit linux Server for hosting one of my java application.I want to put my server in internet and allowed to access my remote clients from outside through 8080 port.Please give me a ...
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Is there any way to run linux non locally for a big group of people?

we want to use a custom linux distro over the internet with Gui for some simple tasks (mainly writing running simple python programs) and not something very computationally intensive. At its peak ...
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Connect approx 30 users to a remote office

Info: My company has a base office in Little Rock and we are setting up a remote office in Virginia with approximately 30 users. We do A LOT of SQL and Oracle data manipulation (heavy processing). ...
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Upgrade Windows Web Server 2008 R2 64 bits to Windows Server 2008 Standard remotely [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Upgrading Windows Server 2008 How can I remotely upgrade a server running Windows Web Server 2008 R2 to Windows Server 2008 R2? Do any remote access tools allow me to do ...
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psexec on Windows Server 2008 with -s flag: login failure

I'm trying to use psexec.exe to run batch scripts on Windows Server 2008. I cannot use plaintext passwords, so I'm using the "-s" flag, and not providing a username/password. I get the following ...