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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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Third party getting access to industrial machine on network

I need to allow an outside company to get access to an industrial machine that is on the internal network of our company. The network setup is a Cisco router that is owned and controlled by our IP ...
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Remote hard reboot using APC Smart-UPS 1500

I have a situation where every now and then a server crashes (so Powerchute software won't help) and needs a "hard reboot" - someone needs to switch it off and on again manually. It would be great to ...
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Cannot Access remote CentOS machine using VNC

I am trying to connect to a remote CentOs machine through VNC to get a graphical display. I have followed the steps mentioned in https://www.howtoforge.com/vnc-server-installation-centos-6.5 to ...
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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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Is Teamviewer on Ubuntu installed wrong - got ID 0

I installed temviewer on remote ubuntu machine throught ssh. When I check it status it says status running. Trying to get ID sudo teamviewer --info print version, status, id TeamViewer ...
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Shutdown Remote Computer Error

I am trying to restart a remote computer with shutdown /m \\xx.xx.xx.xx /r /t 0 and keep getting the error The entered computer name is not valid or remote shutdown is not supported on the ...
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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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Intel AMT KVM: Accessing Multiple Servers Behind One Public IP Address

I have to host multiple servers in a collocation center which is distant over 250 km. I need to have as good remote control over the servers as possible. In other words, I need to be able to access ...
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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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Cannot enable more than 2 simultaneous Remote Desktop Connection

Windows Server 2012 is unable to allow more than 2 simultaneous Remote Desktop Connections: Instead of editing the group policy : "Limit Number of connections to 999999" Disabling "Restrict Remote ...
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powershell v2 remoting - How do you enable unecrypted traffic

I'm writing a powershell v2 script that I'd like to run against a remote server. When I run it, I get the error : Connecting to remote server failed with the following error message : The ...
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Disable remote access for one user/database in SQL Server 2008

is this possible to disable remote access for one user or database in SQL Server 2008? Thanks
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Connect to remote SQL Server instance using Windows Authentication

How can I connect to a remote instance of SQL Server (on my VPS) from my local machine using Windows Authentication? By default, if I try to connect using this method, the username is my computer ...
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Make VNC available without opening non-ssh ports to the WAN

I have a local network consisting of a gateway router/firewall running dd-wrt, a machine running OS X called mac, and a Debian host named ssh-server. The firewall forwards port 22 to ssh-server. I ...
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Doing remote call to azure server

I was trying to make remote call to my azure server, but could not reach out. Also when I do ping on remote ip, pings are unsuccessful. Azure server has two IPs, private and public but both of them ...
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SSH remote execute command with special characters

I have a problem executing a remote command through SSH that has special character in it. I'm trying to export a database from MySQL for back up purposes. This is the command I have in my local ...
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Mass updating/install on Windows

I currently use LogMeIn to remotely manage a bunch of computers around the country. However, I am curious as if there is a way to make updating on them automatic and install and make system changes on ...
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How to persist credentials in a remote Powershell session?

I have an Azure File Share and would like to use this from my Azure VMs - after persisting the credentials on the VMs with cmdkey and mounting with net use. This was tested by running these commands ...
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Remote MySQL connection fails (10060)

When I am trying to connect to a MySQL database from a remote computer I get a prompt saying: Connection Failed: [HY000] [MySQL][ODBC 5.1 Driver]Can't Connect to MySQL server on 'XXX.XXX.XX.XX' ...
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Remote Control with Remote Desktop Services Manager - error Access is denied (Windows Server 2012 R2)

We have 2 Remote Desktop Servers (Terminal Servers) with Windows Server 2008 R2 (WS 2008 R2) and Windows Server 2012 R2 (WS 2012 R2). I'm using Remote Desktop Services Manager (RDSM) installed on WS ...
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Allow Remote Assistance connectionts to this computer - Grayed out - windows 2008 r2

I just reinstalled Windows 2008 r2 on my Dell PowerEdge 2950 server. I am attempting to setup the server to be able to remote access from another computer on the network. I go into system properties ...
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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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Remote command-line access to a Windows machine

I normally access my hosted dedicated server, running Windows Server 2k3, via Remote Desktop. However, that service is bizarrely unavailable today and so I urgently need an alternative method for ...
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Require smart cards for connections to Windows 2012 remote access server

We have a Windows 2012 server accepting VPN connections over SSTP and authenticating them using the Network Policy Server feature on the same server. For client authentication we've set it up to ...
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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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What method can I use to manage hundreds of VPNs/Remote Connections to servers outside my network?

Problem We support hundreds of clients and have access to many of their servers via VPN/RDP (SSL VPN, Cisco VPN, MS VPN, etc.). The other kicker to this is we have to be able to let support employees ...
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Restore a saved Remote-Desktop Password?

Some fool in my company has scrapped the page with the root password for our hyper-v server. Fortunately I've saved the password in the Remote Desktop Connection, so I'm able to connect remotely. How ...
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Samba over OpenVPN - horribly slow

I've set up a server to run OpenVPN, with the purpose of clients accessing Samba shares remotely. The server is running CentOS 5.6, a decent quad-core Xeon CPU and plenty of RAM. The client I've ...
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“Password Expired” when attempting to access Win7 machines on local network with our local admin account

Looks like all of our Win 7 and Win 8 machines were somehow set to expire the admin account that we created locally a couple months back. Now we're trying to make sure we either have to go to ...
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What are the iDRAC 7 default settings?

My company has purchased a server in one of our foreign offices. As this office is very far away, management has asked me to set it up remotely, to save on travel costs. The server (a PowerEdge T320) ...
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Powershell-Script is not exectued correctly

I have a power-shell-script which is called by a batch-file. The batch calls the script after it has set the execution policy to unrestricted. Currently the script does nothing more than writing a ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, RDIFF-BACKUP, data source and destination on remote machines

i've got a problem with rdiff-backup... I have three systems: System-A: Data source, SSH on port 1234 System-B: Backupspace, SSH on port 22 System-C: Executive system which runs rdiff-backup. my ...
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Given: iptables entry in place; my.cnf properly set up; MySQL user & permissions properly set - but still cannot access MySQL remotely: Suggestions?

I would like to access MySQL remotely on an Amazon EC2 CentOS instance (I assume it is CentOS because I use yum to update installed applications and libraries). I believe that iptables is set ...
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Unable to connect to another computer from the Task Scheduler on Windows 7

I am getting the following error when trying to connect to another computer from the Task Scheduler on Windows 7: "The remote computer was not found." The computer that I am trying to connect to is ...
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alternative to Clusterssh for managing multiple SSH server

Is there any alternative to Clusterssh,pssh etc? to manage multiple ssh based servers through one interface? one weakness in Clusterssh is that my servers use key based authentication, with ...
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Where can I find the DRAC bulk configuration tool?

I need to reconfigure and reset the DRAC configuration on hundreds of servers. This document indicates the tool I need is called "RACT" or "AD with the Dell RAC Tool" The hyperlink in the document ...
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Remote administration for Mac OS X?

I've inherited a Jenkins cluster of six Macs, all of which sit in a server room and are accessible on the internal network only, but have a shared admin user and VNC password for Mac OS X (To clarify: ...
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Casual Business Computer Management

Been working a lot with local businesses who operate in a more casual manner. No Active Directory, no passwords, and free web browsing and downloading applications at will to where every computer is ...
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Cannot manage services on remote server, how to remotely execute without services?

Background info I am in a bit of a situation right now. One of our clients has an application server (Server 2008 R2) which hosts critical medical applications. The server is located in another city, ...
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Terminating ssh remote command execution on SIGPIPE

ssh remotehost "remote_command" | more This executes remote_command on remotehost, and paginates the output of remote_command. If the user is unwilling to scroll through all the pages, he might ...
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Centralized LSI RAID controller management

In an organization where the hardware maintenance team is separated from the OS platform and operations team, 3Ware's RAID controllers have been in use together with the 3DM2 web service opened up to ...
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Remote restart into safe mode? (windows)

I know you can remotely shutdown a Windows machine with the "shutdown" command line. But I think it's impossible to remotely get a machine into safe mode (with networking). Does anyone know of a way ...
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Remotely connect to device with ip from different subnet

I have to figure out some way to remotely connect to D-LINK switch currently working on default address 10.90.90.90 (service guys have replaced broken one, but they have forgotten to do initial ...
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I set up a web application server, and a separate server for postgres on the same network. How should I secure the connection?

I'm trying to determine the best, modern practice for using your own separate database server for a web-app. I have an app server, appserver1, (running php, nginx, etc, not that that matters much), ...
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How do you remotely administer your Linux boxes? [closed]

NOTE: I asked this question this morning with respect to EC2 boxes, but only got back links to tools to start and stop instances, so I'll rephrase... I have a few Linux boxes that do nightly ...
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Cannot use PStool for more than 7 PCs over LAN

Below is the batch file command I am currently using to shut down remote computers on our LAN. Here is what it does. I have specified the remote computers IP address in text file named list.txt I ...
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Application to help employees via “Remote Access/Desktop” [closed]

We have a company with about 100 employees, however half of us just got moved to another building. Even though i probably could use the exercise it would be nice to offer fast help on employees ...
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Avoid logout at Remote Desktop Sessions

I am not using a Terminal Server and thus I have no Remote Desktop Services installed since it needs a license which I haven't got. I want to know whether there is another way to solve my following ...