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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. ...
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How to be able to use IPMI yet have graphics acceleration with a discrete graphics card?

In my lab, we have a compute server (two of them, but identical in config) running Fedora 19, built on the Supermicro H8QGI-F and 4 x AMD Opteron 6272s. It has an nVidia GT 610 discrete graphic card, ...
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Windows Server Backup “the parameter is incorrect” on Hyper-V Core

In my lab I run a Hyper-V Server 2012 Core to run multiple test-systems virtualy. To backup my system I want to use the "Windows Server Backup" role/feature. This role/feature works fine on other ...
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Remove Server 2012 Remote Access Server

My IT director was walking me through setting up a Server 2012 VPN/RA server. We did not do this in our test environment, and now I would like to remove it. I know that when installing this server it ...
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Windows RDP: which options to remotely kill a process which prevents rdp connection

I have windows machine (running w7x64) executing since months a given job. I don't have any sort of physical access to it and I usually control things via RDP (remote desktop protocol). Currently the ...
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iDRAC 7 Enterprise does not work properly

I have problems with login to iDRAC via web browser to new DELL R320 server. I see this problem first time. On browser login screen looks uncomplete(Chrome, Firefox, IE) : I know where is login ...
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connect to windows 2012 server without rdp

I've got an fairly stock Windows 2012 EC2 server running on AWS which I've been able to RDP into until after the last reboot. Are there any other services like [Telnet, SSH etc] that run by default ...
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Routing and remote access on Windows Server 2012 locks out RDP and ping

I have a server with 2 network cards, one unplugged and not in use and the other on a public IP address. Using remote desktop, I setup Routing and Remote Access (VPN access with NAT), assigned the ...
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Monitor remote PC shutdown activities

We have 10 Windows 7 PC's which are mainly used for builds We have some issue that the server is shutting down by itself due to reasons which we cannot identify. In the event viewer I see the "Kernel ...
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Connecting to Mac OS X VNC with Kerberos authentication [closed]

I'm running Mac OS X Server with remote administration. Apple uses VNC with (I believe) Kerberos authentication. I do NOT use a VNC password, just the user-based authentication. I need to find a VNC ...
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Ansible : using different sudo user for different hosts

Recently started using ansible. We have servers where the application is setup under different users, like in server xyz.com, unix user is xyz_user and so on. So in case of xyz.com, ansible xyz.com ...
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Windows Server - check remote access

I have to check account access to about 700 servers with Windows Server 2003. We had access to all these servers, but over the years some of the servers changed owners and my group no longer have ...
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How can you manage Hyper-V 2012 with 2012 r2 guests?

We're setting up three machines to host a total of 12 VMs running 2012 r2. We purchased 6 licenses of 2012 R2, but we're not sure that allows us to install 2012 r2 as a base OS on each box and still ...
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Unable to connect to mysql on Windows Azure Virtual Machine

I created a virtual machine on Windows Azure. In that I installed MySQL. Every thing works fine on the server. I am not able to connect to MySQL remotely. Steps performed: Installed MySQL Created ...
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Set up network to provide remote assistance [closed]

Currently: On location A I've got 7 computers running Windows XP Professional SP3. I've got 2 of these running a free version of Teamviewer. The rest have nothing and I can't access them from ...
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Total newb having SSH tunnel and remote MySQL access problems [closed]

I don't often work with linux or need to SSH tunnel into remote MySQL databases, so pardon my ignorance. I'm using Windows 7 and am needing to connect to a remote MySQL instance on a Linux server. ...
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VNC unattended Server (No user Interaction)

I worked on a proof on concept a while ago.... whereby I managed to get VNC going in full "unattended" mode... I.e. The VNC Server dials into the viewer... which is running in Listening mode. The ...
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Ubuntu server 13.10: Installing and running Archipel from deb packages

I am setting up a server to host virtual machines based on Ubuntu Saucy. The decision was to use Archipel for remote administration. Installation of ejabber and Web Client UI went smoothly. For the ...
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I can't connect to mysql on a remote server

I'm trying to connect from an Ubuntu server to a RHEL6 server using mysql. I've tried telneting into the server as well as trying to connect with mysql. I've tried commenting out the bind-address but ...
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MySQL Workbench sends computer name with login not IP

I am attempting to connect MySQLWorkbench to a remote MySQL Server. The server has granted access to user@IPAddress However, when I try to connect MySQLWorkbench, it sends user@computername ...
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Dell Poweredge 2650 RAC Issue

I just got a second hand Dell Poweredge 2650 and its working fine. I can access the embedded remote access controller via the Racadm.exe tool (Under wine) but the web based version of it (Which I ...
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Saltstack: is it possible to forbid certain commands when using cmd.run?

Let's say I have a salt-master and decide to run some arbitrary command in all my minions. But because I had a bad night, I was robbed on my way to work, my boss yelled at me for being late and my ...
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Mouse cursor on vps win server 2012 R2 not working

i have server with hyper-v manager on network (Windows server 2012). But after installing i can't click nowhere, the keyboard works but the mouse is not. Google did not tell me anything. The mouse ...
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Computer management, Access denied only on win XP VMs

This may take a few lines to setup, so bear with me. My company runs vmware, mix of win xp and win 7 VMs. My tech group have admin rights throughout the domain. We're having some scanning issues ...
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Create tunnel from PC1 to PC2 allowing PC2 to then connect back to PC1 via SSH without Port Forwarding

I'm looking to offer a Linux remote support service, to PC's which are mostly behind home NAT routers which don't have any ports forwarded. I want to be able to connect to those PC's by SSH upon ...
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Manage client workstations with Remote Powershell via SSL

I am looking for a solution to remotely manage around 100 workstations. I will be connecting to these systems to complete several local system tasks. (3rd party updates, security auditing, incident ...
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Accessing mysql DB remotely

I became in charge of a legacy website, which was written by someone else that is now not available, and has no CMS - just pure php and html. It's not written very well, but that's my problem... Some ...
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How to restore server's connection while doing some network setting wrong? [closed]

I do server setting from remote usually, but sometimes things went wrong, the server can't be connected from network anymore. I've been disconnected from server with ip changing, firewall setting, ...
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Can I replicate Remote Control feature in Windows Server 2012 somehow?

Is there any replacement for the Remote Control functionality that used to be in Windows Server 2008 R2 that was removed from Windows Server 2012? Remote Control means the feature when you go to the ...
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possible to use a monitoring computer remotely and disconnect from it without closing the login screen? [closed]

I have one Computer which is just running one application to monitor our server data. This Computer will only be used for this purpose and I will if there is a manageable possible solution unplug ...
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How to rejoin domain when trust relationship is lost

I have a number of virtual machines which have snapshots applied by using a PowerShell script. Occasionally, the virtual machines lose their "trust relationship" with the domain. This breaks the ...
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remote shell to and from server core. So I can “dir”

What are the prerequisites for \\serverNameOrServerAddress\C$ to work in Cmd? So I can catch a file for my firewall in server core.
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Can't connect to MySQL server error (61)

I use Sequel Pro as a remote MySQL client. Today I tried to connect to my server with these settings: I get this error message when I click connect: I don't understand how only a few days ago ...
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ssh: “Access denied by PAM account configuration” for one non-root user but not another

On a VM I am initializing I am able to log in as one non-root user (admin) but not another (tbbscraper) over SSH with public key authentication. The only error message I can find in any log file is ...
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Shutting down a Windows Workstation Remotely (from Linux)

I have a system comprised of, let's say 10 Windows 7 Professional workstations, joined to a domain. As part of an "emergency" system shutdown procedure, I'd like a mechanism of triggering a remote ...
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hp ilo “remote console undefined”

After upgrading my server (HP DL360p Gen8) to the latest ILO 4.30 I have such error What should I do and how to fix my problem? I do not have physical access to my server and so now I have no ...
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Remote administration in datacenters [closed]

Given that running a data center presumably requires BIOS level access to each server, which protocols (hardware & software) are most commonly used? I understand that KVM switches are fairly ...
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Ansible playbook to upload and execute a python script

My playbook is as below: - hosts : mygroup user : user sudo : yes tasks : - name : Copy script copy : 'src=/home/user/Scripts/logchecker.py dest=/opt/root2/logchecker.py owner=root ...
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Remote Management (VNC-style) without Port Forwarding [closed]

Is there a way of setting up a VNC-style server (RDP would do as well) on machines behind NATs, and have access to them? Should be technically possible by having outgoing connections from the NATed ...
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file link access via email

we have a server where an application is hosted. in our current configuration, our web server (IBM HTTPD) redirects all its requests to the application server (WAS). Now, we want to access a file ...
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Server 2008 R2 - Remote Desktop Users Group resetting members to SIDS

Server 2008 R2 server that several users in the domain (non-domain admins) need to be able to remote to -- added them to a security group in AD ("HPS-BS"), added that security group to Local group of ...
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VNC ports on virtual machines

On Ubuntu 12.04 I use VNC to connect to KVM guests. How can I change the port those use? By default they use port 5900 and increment to 5901 and so on.
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Remotely unlock Hardware disk encryption

I am setting up a remote server at a collocation for a client and their primary request is that the data be encrypted beyond the boot partition. The main system will be in a dm-crypt LUKS container on ...
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Should I add my user account to local admin group to manage remote Windows hosts? (Server 2012)

I have setup a few Windows Server 2012 VMs and am experimenting with my first Core install. I intend to manage these servers with Server Manager and PowerShell. As I understand it, I either need to ...
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Hardware to send a restart signal to a desktop motherboard

Have a cluster of desktop computers that are used to process data. Sometimes they crash and it would be nice of we could send a signal to the motherboards on them to restart the machine if we stop ...
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Windows Remote WMI

i want to manage my Windows Server 2012 remotly via Server Manager and the MySQL installation via MySQL Workbench 6. Now i got serval problems. The first one is that i cant get remote WMI access to ...
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Automatic assignment of remote desktop

Is there a way to direct the user automatically to his own PC when Remote Desktop is launched (rather than having the user type in the PC name), other than use pre-saved rdp files? The situation is ...
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Remotely access OSX

I have an offsite graphic designer that is having issues getting much work done because her 3Mbps Internet connection is too slow to work with large files. If this was Windows, I'd just create a VM ...