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Howto initiate Windows Update on server core from a PS remote session?

When I am logged in via remote desktop on a Windows Server 2012 R2 Core machine I can trigger the windows update by running sconfig.cmd. This however fails when its getting called within a PS remote ...
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Windows Server to Server copy, executed remotely, process overview

Ok so I've got 3 servers in this example Server_A, Server_B, Server_C I want to move data over the network from Server_A to Server_B by executing a batch script on Server_C, it would be something ...
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The best approach to access server in DMZ (outside domain) from LAN via command line (MS Windows)

I have two servers: SVR1 (Windows Server 2008) in LAN - part of domain SVR2 (Windows Server 2008) in DMZ - workgroup I need to access SVR2 from SVR1 via command line batch - copy some files and ...
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Remotely determine how long a user has been idle

How do I determine how long it's been since a user with files opened on my server has been actively using their workstation in a Windows Active Directory environment (XP, 7, 8 clients and Server 2008, ...
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Execute command on remote computer and show UI to logged on user

since I could not find any proper solution online, I'll ask here. I have a bunch of computers where I want to execute a program and show the programs GUI to the currently logged in user. Afaik this ...
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Dell PowerEdge 1950 - Remote Access Controller not showing in router status

I just received a Dell PowerEdge 1950 server that was pulled during a company wide IT upgrade. I got the system with blank hard drives, installed ubuntu Server on it. I am able to connect the ethernet ...
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Tweaking Ansible output

I want to use Ansible to collect information from a number of servers. The information should be postprocessed locally, so it should be presented in a certain format. Other than grep and sed and awk ...
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Any alternative to the out of band management virtual drives?

The out of band management systems include a lot features to admin the servers on remote. I'm only interested in alternatives to the virtual CD/DVD drives included with these systems. I would like to ...
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Any way to centrally administer cygwin updates?

Is there a way to centrally administer cygwin, i.e. run remote updates on multiple boxes from a central 'admin machine'? basic goal: keep sshd up to date on all instances stretch goal: keep ...
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Deleting user profiles on a remote windows 7 machine?

Is it possible to remotely delete a user profile on a Windows 7 machine, using something like mmc? (and I mean where you delete the registry entries too not just the folder)
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SG300-52 Remote Management Layer 3 Connectivity

I have a brand new SG300-52. I was able to successfully access my switch remotely when on Layer 2 but once I switched to Layer 3 and reset the switch to factory settings I can no longer configure it ...
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Powershell Get-Process : Couldn't connect to remote machine

Been struggling with this for a couple days now. I'm getting the following error: PS C:\> get-process -ComputerName Win2012r2 get-process : Couldn't connect to remote machine. At line:1 char:1 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Detecting time on computers since they are locked, putting them in hibernate and then again bringing back from hibernation after some time

We have a lot of computers in our company. We are planning to cut down the electricity costs. People just lock their computers and go home and we cant manually go and put their computer to ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Target name resolution error when Hyper-V 2012 server is managed remotely

I have just set up a new Hyper-V 2012 Server and connected it to the domain. I attempted to follow the Microsoft documentation to allow remote management via server manager. I enabled remote ...
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PsExec :: Access Denied

I am working on PsExec but i get error as "Access Denied " Firewall is disabled on both machine. Ports are also open at both machine. C:\PSTOOLS>PsExec \\192.168.1.232 -u Administrator ...
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what's the best software to remote control winodws server 2012? [closed]

I have a windows server 2012 with his own AD domain. I have to manage it from remote, what free software would u advice me ? between me and the server there are 2 firewall with nat. I don't want ...
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Powershell remoting and SPNs

I'm attempting to configure powershell remoting on a newly built server and am confused about something. Specifically, the WSMan listener is configured to use port 5985, but when I add the SPN ...
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Looking to remote access from other mac machine [closed]

I have laptop with ubuntu 13.04. I want to access other machine display which is mac-mini. I am trying to get output via remote desktop access but I have no idea about it. Kindly give your opinion. ...
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How to use Salt Stack with minions all behind NAT (not publicly accessible, default salt ports not open)?

Can Salt Stack minions communicate with the salt master from behind NAT/Firewalls, etc., using standard ports that would be open be default in all consumer NAT routers (and without the minions having ...
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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 get access to all Client Desktops from the Active Directory Domain Controller?

I have access to Domain Controller 1 and 2 where "Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard" is running. There are also 10 clients running Windows 7 Professional in the domain, more clients to come. I would ...
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Running one-off interactive programs remotely over SSH

I've got a series of production servers that I'd like to be able to run certain utilities on without having to SSH into the machine. Unfortunately, some of those programs (top and iotop I've tried so ...
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How do we manage our ESXi 5.1 running behind a broadband router, securely, with lowest possible extra cost

Our ESXi server is attached to a broadband router. We wish to be able to manage it fully from the Internet and in future plan to roll out hosting services on it in future. As a test we did port ...
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How to get process not responding on remote server with Powershell

I don't understand, responding is empty on remote serveur. Get-Process explorer -ComputerName vcass1 | select name,id,responding Name Id Responding ---- ...