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server at port 80 seems up, but I can't access it.

I can't access my server remotely at port 80. First of all, I did not set it up. Someone else did. I am not a sysadmin. But communication between both parts (me and sysadmin) takes time and deadlines ...
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Access local console via SSH

I am searching for a way to interact with a local console via SSH - just as you would do with an directly connected keyboard. In my particular case I got a debian server (console only, no X system) ...
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Single remote user cannot login

I have a single user in my domain that cannot login remotely through our internet portal. All other users can log in almost within a second of trying to connect. This single user tries to login and ...
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What are the minimal permissions for WMI access to processes CommandLine?

I have been trying to get a remote listing of running windows processes including their CommandLine/ExecutablePath attribute through WMI as a non-administrator domain user for a monitoring tool. I ...
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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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Restart remote machine

We have a remote machine , in which winlog shell has set custom application say myapp.exe. So the desktop is not able to view , It is completely blue screen. To access the explorer window, we can do ...
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Connect to Amazon EC2 not using SSH?

Is it possible to connect to EC2 instance directly? This is possible on Rackspace using a java servlet inside your browser where you get a "remote monitor window" (not SSH but a local login screen). I ...
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Open Xen Manager and XenCenter server connection

So, I've got server set up and running the Xen hypervisor version 4.1 with Debian Wheezy (7.5.0) as the host OS, along with xcp-xapi and all relevant services are running correctly. Problems arise ...
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Windows Azure for dummy UNIX gurus?

After setting up a trial Azure account, how do I access my recently created Visual Studio 14 VM from my Windows 8 laptop? I tried opening "Remote Desktop Connection", entered the IP address shown in ...
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How do I launch a command on a remote computer with an invalid domain trust? (using local creds)

I intend to use WMIC to reset the trust of a machine that is remote, and off the network. All of the following variations result in an "access denied": The following works fine: net use ...
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SharePoint Server PowerShell Access Denied

I am running a custom web service on a sharepoint server (2010). My script works fine until I make a call to update a database. I get this error: Exception calling "Update" with "0" argument(s): ...
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Windows Server 2012 Essentials - Trying to setup “Anywhere Access” but the “Computer Access” list for users is blank

I have a new installation of Windows Server 2012 Essentials and I'm trying to setup "Anywhere Access" for both VPN and remote desktop. The basic setup is all working. Shared folders is working but ...
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Need to get a list of all users within a subnet of servers

I am looking to write a batch or vbs script to gather all users (local to the server. ie. administrators or a local account(not ad users)) on a collection of servers inside my network. I assume I ...
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Server 2012r2 VPN DNS

Have an issue where onsite clients cannot resolve VPNusers. but VPN users can resolve onsite machines. example. USER! uses LAPTOP1 USER1 connects to VPN gets internal IP address of 10.243.0.200 ...
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Remotely start VNC server on computer with no Admin password

I'm trying to remotely access a particular computer of mine and it seems that VNC has stopped. I can tell that the computer is still running because I can VNC into another machine on the same network ...
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Install remote desktop session host remotely

I've removed the remote desktop host role from one of my Azue VM, so I can't RDP into it. I have tried to recreate the endpoints and even the VM with no luck. I can't either access remotely with ...
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Accessing a Public Folder Remotely from WIndows 2008 Server [closed]

I have a client of my who is running Windows 2008 Server. Initially when I setup the client about 3/4 years ago they only had about 4 or so employees so I didn't setup Active Directory. However now ...
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FortiClient (Windows 7 32 bit) shows 'connected' for an SSL VPN connection but can't ping the remote server

I am trying to connect to a remote server through FortiClient for an SSL VPN connection. When I connect through the FortiClient (version 4.3.5.472) on my windows 7 32-bit system, it shows connected. ...
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How to power on/off multiple HP proliant 380 G5 at once?

First of all, excuse my non acquaintance in IT, because I'm not an IT person at all. I just installed a small render farm composed of 16 HP proliant 380 G5 and 10 Bull Novascale R2 (supermicro based ...
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How to stop/prevent SSH bruteforce

I'm very new to network administration, so please regard that I'm not that experienced yet. I have a Ubuntu root server with plesk panel. Yesterday my friends and I noticed that the quality of ...
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Disconnect a Terminal Server session… is it even possible?

Disconnect a Terminal Server session… is it even possible? I am trying to disconnect a remote terminal server session. I wonder if I even have the administrative privileges to do so. Using this ...
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Automatically reconfigure WinRM HTTPS listener with new certificate?

I am looking to enable WinRM HTTPS listeners on all of our servers for secure communication when using CredSSP between servers to get around the double-hop issue. Setting this up is fine, we have ...
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What rights should non-admin user have to run Get-WmiObject?

I am trying to monitor windows machine with the help of wmi and powershell remoting. I managed to successfully start remote session with that machine throught non-admin user account, but now I have a ...
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Webmin “allow” parameter for all Internet IP's

Is it possible to allow connections to Webmin from any Internet ip? I tried allow=127.0.0.1 0.0.0.0/32 But still blocking my remote access over Internet.
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Remotely Managing Windows machines without Active Directory

I'm the on-site tech at a remote healthcare facility with a few hundred workstations/devices and half a dozen servers. I'm having difficulty having a physical presence everywhere I'm needed. Corp. IT ...
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Cannot connect to VPN on Server 2012

We run a small business and have a server that runs our VPN on Windows Server 2012. Our VPN was working fine until we restarted our router and it seems that restart procedure broke the VPN. We are ...
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How to collect remote windows logs as a non-admin

I am trying to collect logs from remote windows machines (Windows Server 2008R2 and Windows 7) and I can't figure out a way to do so in such a way that I should still be able to accomplish this ...
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Tracking memory problems

I'm experiencing some trouble with my Windows Server 2008. We're using it for hosting a bunch (~50) of Web GIS applications on IIS. This setup usually works very well, but when certain applications ...
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sshd installation broken. Repair with only file system access

I broke the sshd installation on a remote host and now ssh doesn't startup. I can mount the file system on the host through a rescue system. The rescue system is debian based and the host system is ...
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webserver on linode and database on digital ocean

Currently hosting drupal websites on linode using apache + php5 fpm+ fastcgi. Among websites one is drupal commerce(max_execution_time,memory_limit are taken care) and all others are low hitting ...
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Restrict RDS access for XP users

Please note, when I say "server", I don't mean the RDS client/server software on each persons computer, I mean a single central server which may be able to control which client computers can connect ...
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Access files/ folders remotely by authentication via browser/ web [closed]

We have some requirements where we want to allow our clients/ users to download files/ folders from our file server via browser/ web. We have a many different directories created on our file server ...
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How do I remotely install, configure and maintain SNMP?

I'm looking to remotely install the SNMP and SNMP WMI Provider services on Windows Server 2008 R2, configure specific options for the Agent, Traps, and Security tabs, then make sure these services and ...
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Accessing Server hosted on USB remotely

I'm running a program called VMlite VNC Server for android on a set of Phones connected via USB to a windows XP machine. Due to the way we're utilising the phones, we need them unrooted and with Wifi ...
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ASA stops internet when connected to VPN - firmware 9.x

I'm having issues setting up Remote access VPN on Cisco ASA (firmware 9.1) i'm able to connect via the VPN and access all internal resources but i'm not able to access internet when connected to the ...
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Can't connect to identically configured remote MySQL server

Where I work, we have a single development server, and a single production server that we manage on-site. When I try to connect remotely to the MySQL on the development server, I get this error: ...
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Changing VNC Password Remotely - All Sorts of Versions (Windows)

There are a few other posts (e.g. Remotely set VNC service password ) on that subject but they are narrow to one specific VNC software/version. I have a situation whereby I have about 500 PCs on a ...
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Linux rdesktop ERROR recv Connection reset by peer

PROBLEM I use for remote desktop connection script rdesktop. On some machines I get common error without any value. What can I do after "Connection reset by peer" error?
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Remote Access Management Console missing on Server 2012

I have Windows Server 2012 and I have installed all the Remote Access roles and features. When I try to get into Remote Access Management Console by searching it in the search, I can't find it. ...
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Should I expose my Active Directory to the public Internet for remote users?

I have a client whose workforce is comprised entirely of remote employees using a mix of Apple and Windows 7 PCs/laptops. The users don't authenticate against a domain at the moment, but the ...
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Execute script on remote machine which is not in windows domain?

Requirement: As part of deployment procedure I have to execute scripts on target servers. Problems: I don't want to log-in into every server using RDP just to execute a script. Some servers are not ...
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Remote Postgres Connection

I have followed everything I can find online about how to do this, and as far as I can tell everything is correct- but it's not working. I have a Linux 12.04 server running Postgres 9.1. I can SSH ...
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2 NICS using Windows Server 2012 as “gate”

I want to use my windows server as a gateway and DHCP for my local network. It have 2 NICs where one will be connected to the internet and the other to my local network. There are no router on the ...
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Remote access forbidden (HY000) to specific mysql client

A MySQL server is located at central.hwcharts.com; it is the master of a basic master-slave replication which replicates toward host0.hwcharts.com, located on a different physical machine which ...
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Remote management issues

I have HyperV Server 2012 R2 installed and I've opened ports in the firewall to allow remote snapins to connect. They mostly work, but, for example, the logical disk manager connects and shows ...
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remote access on slave computer [closed]

We have a bunch of Linux boxes with an embedded Linux on them. The boxes are connected to the internet at client sites and the connections are usually behind a firewall or at least a NAT. What we ...
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How can I run the same command on all Ganeti nodes?

When administering a Ganeti cluster, it is important to maintain one of the main assumptions Ganeti does: all nodes (at least inside the same group) are equal. How can I run the same command on the ...
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How can I start a process on Windows 8.1 remotely from Linux

I tried winexe - it worked fine for Windows XP and Windows 7 But it doesn't work for Windows 8.1. All I get is ERROR: Cannot open control pipe - NT_STATUS_INVALID_PARAMETER The same command runs ...
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Suspicious Login Success in Event Viewer

Hope you can help. We have been noticing another user's local machine creating logon entries in the event viewer of our machine. The message received is "An account was successfully logged on". The ...
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Use Services Snap-in to Manage Remote Computer not Connected to Domain

I have remote machine that I would like to manage using services.msc. The machine is not connected to the domain so I can't run the management tools as a user that the remote machine knows about. ...