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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 ...
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Remote access to IIS 5.1 via NTLM

I'm trying to configure remote access to IIS 5.1 web server on a virtual xp machine. The web server is used to expose a ASP.NET web service. I want to access the web service using Java client by ...
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Strategy for gaining ssh access without setting up a router

I'm going to need to administrate someone's macbook pro remotely over ssh. Problem is, they'll be moving between networks so I can't just set up port forwarding on their router. What strategy could I ...
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How do I determine which firewall ports need opened for web access to a remote system?

I am a web developer, and am working with a client who has a web service that is located at a specific IP/URL. Access to this is filtered by a firewall, so we need a few of our local machines and our ...
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Configure SQLServer 2000 Win7 [closed]

I've got SQL Server 2000 running on Win7. There's no management tools so I wonder how do I configure/interact with the server. Main purpose for me is to enable remote connections. I know how to do ...
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Indication when a user is logged on to Linux via NoMachine?

Is there a way to see if (and which) a user has logged on to an (Ubuntu) Linux machine via NoMachine - similar to when a Windows machine shows which user is remotely using it?
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Offshore application development - Access to dev network (Security best practice)

Let me start by telling you that I'm not very technical, but need to provide someone with some guidance and I was hoping you could assist. The situation is: Dev and Prod subnets (Not sure if ...
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Is there a lightweight way to start an application on a remote win7 machine from linux?

I am trying to find a lightweight way to start an application on a remote Windows7 machine from linux. The following are my boundary conditions: The Windows7 system is located in the same subnet ...
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Overcoming same private IP addresses, different subnets

I am preparing for migration to VMWare ESXi. Part of this involves P2V a large number of physical servers. Since a lot of our applications depend on the IP addresses to stay the same (i.e. they ...
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Cannot remotely connect to server while it's connected to WAN port

It may appear like a really dumb question but why can't I remotely connect to my server when it's connected to the WAN port of the router? It was working when the server was connected through any ...
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Fast EC2 micro AMI which can enable graphical remote logon?

I am currently using Natty_FreeNx_RubyRails (ami-6754970e) and it can be a little slow when browsing simple websites remotely. Before going to a 'small' instance, I would like to know if we can ...
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Connecting to a Server with Laptops

We have a small office with 7 staff that work in it. We have recently got hold of a server in the bid to keep office work separate to private work. What is the best way for the laptops to connect to ...
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Looking for KVM switch (over IP) with good linux client [closed]

I have some ATEN CN6000 and i1708 KVM boxes and clients for them are made for windows and java. Java clients doesnt work neither on win or linux systems(I can run them with JavaRE but they dont ...
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Configure cisco switch remotely without console access

Since Cisco in their newer firmwares disabled access to the web interface before password is set on the switch I need an alternative way of configuring switches remotely. I read up on the Cisco Smart ...
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How to Run multiple command remotely using PSEXEC?

I am try to use multiple command with psexec tools but i am only remotely entered in that computer but it won't be perform another command psexec -i \\192.168.30.135 -u username -p password cmd ...
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Simple remote administration agent software [closed]

I am looking for a simple remote control, agent based software to perform simple commands to geographically dispersed workstations. I am looking for something similar to Microsoft Intune. I am open ...
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mongoDB won't connect remotely

I have installed mongoDB on a redhat virtual machine on EC2. The server is running perfectly locally, I can connect and execute commands, etc. Now, I tried connecting remotely from another virtual ...
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Is there an alternative to 'classic' client Vpn, using only a browser?

i would like to allow my company employee, to connect from outside office to our server using the browser. Does exists some product that emulate a 'virtual web desktop' (like an RDP session, for ...
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Best Practices - Windows 7 Remote Road Warrior Laptop User Permissions

I'm interested in what are considered best practices when setting up laptops for remote users who are never in the office. With UAC in Windows 7, a standard user is significantly limited in what they ...
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Event Logs for Remote Share BruteForce

This command is used to access remote shares. net use \10.31.247.2\share /user:admin password Is there any way to detect(EventLogs/other tools) if someone is trying to BruteForce into a remote ...
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Configure PolicyKit to allow non-local user to perform administration tasks that require authentication

On linux with policykit, if you try to use most GUI-based administration tools over a remote connection, they refuse to authenticate. I believe this is an issue with policykit (for example, ...
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Managing Remote Desktop to 50+ remote locations all with their own VPN

We are a small business that serves a piece of software to over 50 other busineses in the US. Each business has its own VPN that is not allowed access to the internet. To look at our software that is ...
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Remotely Find Registry Keys in Registry Sub-folders

Via CMD I would like to find out remotely the registry entries for a folder in the registry. For example. If I could send a request to a computer to tell me what the keys, d-words, values, etc are ...
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Remotely find wins addresses

I am needing the WINS addresses for about 150 machines or so. Some users are logged onto desktops and I would rather be able to check this information remotely than having to go look at their machine. ...
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Blocking GotoMyPc on ASA 5505

I am trying to block GotoMyPC traffic using a Cisco ASA 5505. On gotomypc.com they say you can block all traffic to poll.gotomypc.com to stop all access. What I have done is create a network group ...
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GotoMyPC ? Concerns or OK?

A few users have taken it upon themselves to install this software on there work computers and use iphones/ipads to connect. Current setup is anyconnect / ciscovpn to connect and use remote desktop to ...
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R710 - DRAC Configuration IPv4

* Resolved by rolling back to DRAC6_FRMW_WIN_R279926.EXE * Having an issue with a new R710 where I cannot enable IPv4 on the iDRAC card. I have tried enabling IPv4 and setting static IP, Gateway ...
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Controlling access to servers with public IPs

I have servers that I wish to control access to. I have a firewall running pfSense between them and the public internet, but all machines have public IPs. A remote client may or may not be on the ...
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Can someone recommend a single-port IP-KVM? [closed]

I'm looking for a small rock solid device I can configure with a static IP or DHCP and ship somewhere where a moron can hook it up to a server and I can access the box. Quality software with quick ...
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Remote connection to SQL Server 2008 in LAN

I try many ways, but still doesn't work. MSSQLSERVER is running. SQL Agent is running. SQL Browser is running. TCP/IP is enabled (something else inside it must I change?) Named Pipes is enabled ...
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Windows version of x-forwarding

I am working on an application that displays remote applications on a local machine. On Linux, this is done by creating a custom x server on the host and forwarding the TCP packets to the client. I ...