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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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Dual Monitor Remote Console (Windows Server, Linux Client) [on hold]

I'm looking for a way to share a dual-monitor Windows XP (application is due for replacement, but not compatible with anything newer) machine with a dual-monitor Linux machine. Specifically, I have ...
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Samba NT_STATUS_ACCESS_DENIED error on Ubuntu

I set up a Samba server on Ubuntu. Everything goes fine when I allow guest access, but when I try to setup a configuration for a specific user, I receive the error below: $ smbclient //x.x.x.x/john -...
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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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How to get ILO IP address without a monitor?

I have a microserver gen8, that i just changed its location, now it's not connecting automatically to the internet. And to debug it i want to connect to ILO which is link up now but i don't remember ...
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Managing Windows Powershell from Linux terminal

I manage Windows Server 2012 servers. I'm learning PowerShell to manage these servers through command line. My workstation runs Ubuntu and I usually manage Linux servers by connecting via SSH. Is ...
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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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Juniper ScreenOS Windows 7 Vpn client

I'd like to configure my Juniper firewall so users can VPN from the windows built in client. Can anyone provide me with that information on how to go about configuring this? (I'm somewhat new to ...
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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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How? Setup Domain Group Policy to enable Remote Access to all PCs (even if from remote location) using DOMAIN\Admin credientials?

How and what Group Policy can I apply via the DC that allows the Domain\Admins to access any of the Machines PCs & Servers within the domain via the LAN or Internet/ Remote connection?
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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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MySQL 5.7 bind-address doesn't work

I have always successfully set up a remote connection for mysql 5.5. Today I installed a new server with Ubuntu 16.04 and MySQL 5.7. But for some reasons, I can't make this mysql installation listen ...
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Unable to connect to Postgresql on a server

On Digital Ocean I'm able to connect to Postgresql: psql -d my_db -U my_name for which it asks me a password and I get in successfully. But from my local computer I'm unable: psql -d my_db -U ...
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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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Allow remote desktop service to dc from specified computers

I'm planning an architecture of secure terminals only to access DC's. So i have 2 computers which are secure and if i want to connect to the dc's i will have to log into those computers So what i ...
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Getting “No such interface supported” when connecting to a remote Performance Monitor

I have 6 machines: 2 x Windows 7 32-bit (W71, W72) 4 x Windows 2008 R2 64-bit (W2k81, W2k82, W2k83, W2k84) I want to access the W2k8 machines' performance monitors remotely from the W7 machines. ...
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SSH blocked on non sudoer user can't execute root command

Yesterday i've auto-blocked my root privileges on a remote server. I was trying to enabling ssh access for a non priviliged user (not in the sudoer list) and i've added the line "AllowUsers ...
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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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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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How to get remote users to authenticate?

We have some remote users who are rarely on the company LAN. They may be remote for six months or more during a year. Every so often we encounter the problem of errors like: "There are currently no ...
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Two road warrior clients behind the same NAT device (IKEv2, StrongSwan, LibreSwan)

I have an IKEv2 VPN that is set up and works properly, however I run into issues when I have two road warriors behind the same NAT device. Both devices connect however the second device seems to kick ...
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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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Using Intel AMT (Management Engine) in “standalone” mode without corporate infrastructure?

I'm using a relatively recent Dell laptop and for testing purposes, I've enabled the Intel AMT, aka Management Engine. I don't have any large-scale corporate infrastructure to back me up, but I still ...
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Monitoring logged on users in Active Directory

There is a bunch of Windows Server 2008 R2 computers in the domain. They are used as workstations both for local and remote access. What is the right way to collect the information about logged on ...
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Batch Shutdown Linux Machines from Windows Server

I have 20 Ubuntu terminals that run RDP sessions from our RDS server (Server 2012R2). I want to shut down these machines and night and start them up again in the morning remotely, preferably from ...
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WMI Remote “Access Denied”

I can no longer remote access WMI on anything in my environment (10/8.1/XP/7 workstations). Here some specifics: 1) I am a Domain Admin and "MRT" is my user and password "mmmmn". 2) Since this ...
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IPMI / Remote management missing options for IP Address in BIOS

Been trying to configure remote access and IPMI on this server, but the BIOS inexplicably does not have a space to configure an IP address. The screen shots in the manual show spaces for putting in ...
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Accessing MySQL Remotely - Best Practices

Sorry if this is a bit of a broad question, but are there any best practices regarding accessing a remote MySQL via remote desktop versus locally through some other method? The goal here is to access ...
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Remote Desktop 100% through browser?

I have a Windows 2008 R2 Web edition server. Is there are way I can remote desktop connect entirely through a browser. Meaning if "Remote Desktop Connection" on my pc is blocked, I can still connect? ...
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Does Supermicro IPMI require OnBoard video to be enabled?

Title pretty much says it all. I am using a supermicro board with integrated IPMI support. When I connect remotely I can take control of the mouse and keyboard but the video is totally black (no ...
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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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Why am I getting performance counter errors?

I am trying to write C# code to access a computer (XP sp2) remotely to find out if a process is running. I don't know much about performance counters other than what I've been reading in the past ...
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roaming profiles for remote users [closed]

Is it possible to have roaming profiles for remote users? We have a number of people who work on different sites, and I want them to be able to share laptops. A lot of my research concludes that I ...
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Error in getting powershell remote session through ssh-enabled PowerShell

I am trying to login to windows 2008 server "C" from my machine "A". There is machine in between "B" serving as jumpbox running windows server 2008 and running "SSH-Enabled PowerShell Access for ...
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Access to the server with all ports closed

I received an email that ddos attacks are being made from my server using port 53. well as I'm not an expert on these things. I thought as I have firewall rules for those ports I need, I should close ...
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Does an Intel server with RMM4 (IPMI BMC) need two IP addresses/cables?

I am managing a co-located server which has been rebooted and has not turned back on. It is in a data center and difficult to access, as such I am looking at Intel's RMM4 (compatible with the server ...
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SSH Public Key Authentication only works if active session exists before

I have a rather strange problem with my SSH configuration. I set up my server with the help of a Remote Access Card and configured everything with a KVM viewer. So while being logged into the server ...
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Can't connect to remote centos 7 install from at least one host

Edit: It would appear that the problem has somehow magically disappeared after leaving everything alone for almost 24 hours. After just sitting down to look into it further, I notice that my website ...
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Server 2012 R2 - Can't access remote 2012 server in “all servers” [duplicate]

This is a scenario set up for MCSA training in my homelab, not an enterprise environment. I'm trying to make changes to add roles to a virtual machine (VM workstation) Server 2012 R2 (running in ...
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Get OS architecture remotely via PowerShell

Does anybody know how to grab OS architecture remotely from multiple Windows hosts via PowerShell?
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Powershell command works in local PS prompt, but not in a remote PS prompt

I am just beginning to use PS Remoting to administer servers but have run into a snag. When I am at the local server command line, I can run a command like Get-DfsReplicationGroup and the prompt ...
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How can I install Ubuntu 9.10 server edition on Ubuntu 8.04 server without using a CD-ROM?

I have a server in a datacenter which uses Ubuntu 8.04 server edition. And I have a remote control for this server. I want to delete all things in this server and install a clean Ubuntu 9.10 server ...
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SQLSTATE[HY000] [1130] Host xx.xxx.x.xxx is not allowed to connect to this MySQL Server

I have 2 servers with digitalocean - web (nginx) and database (mysql) servers - and can't get a connection from the web to the mysql server. From what I've read in other SO posts on the topic, the ...
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how to run multiple commands (nested control statements) on remote machines with sudo?

My bash code is: 1 #!/bash/sh 2 set -e 3 USER="admin" 4 HOST="1.2.3.4" 5 PASSWORD="$(cat password.txt)" 6 7 sshpass -p"$PASSWORD" ssh -t $USER@$HOST "/usr/bin/sudo bash -c 'sudo ls 2&...
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New admin account cannot remote powershell in

I have provisioned a new Azure VM which deploys with 1 admin account, which I can use externally to create a remote Powershell session to the VM. If I RDP onto the VM, create a new user which is a ...
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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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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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can access virtualhost locally on the same server but cannot access on remote machine

A pretty wired problem occured when configure a virtualhost at port 81. When I use command curl 123.123.123.123:81 or curl localhost:81 in the same server, it got response. While when I access it ...
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Can a remote connetion from outside a LAN be invisible to protocol analyzers such as Wireshark, Process Hacker, Nbtstat? [closed]

When studying the behavior of trojans and (RAT) Remote Access Trojans this question came up. Can an attacker create a trojan that could trick the OS or the NIC into hiding a remote connection to a ...