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Hyper V Server 2012 Remote Management Using Workgroup

I'm trying to remotely manage Hyper V server 2012 from a windows 8 pc, both client and server are on a workgroup. I've spent about 3-4 hours trying to get this working with no luck so far trying the ...
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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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Remote disk management on Server 2012

I am trying to use the "Disk management" MMC console from Windows Server 7 against a Hyper-V Server 2012 machine but having no luck so far. I have... enabled "Remote administration" on the Hyper-V ...
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Remote Administer Local Groups with PowerShell and WMI

How do I administer local groups on a remote server with PowerShell and WMI? For example, I would like to add and remove domain AD groups from the "Remote Desktop Users" group. This article provides ...
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is it possible to check how many DIMM slots are filled in a pc motherboard, remotely?

I am basically away from my office, but would like to check whether a pc (which has 4GB of RAM) has 4x 1GB DIMMs or 2x 2GB DIMMs. I am referring to a windows XP system. Is it possible to gather this ...
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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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Adding a local user from one Windows machine to a local group on another Windows machine

I would like to add a local user account from a remote computer to a local group on a Windows "server core" box. Neither the workstation, nor the server are in a domain. Is that possible? Will ...
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Remote IIS Administration - “Not enough storage available to process this command”

I'm trying to do Remote Administration of IIS in C#.NET using System.Web.Administration tools. Everything works fine on a test server (windows 2008), however when I try using our live server (windows ...
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Remote execution in Workgroup network

Consider this scenario: Please don't say that it would be better if I created a Domain network; Just consider this scenario. 10 PCs are all interconnected via a switch to a workgroup network named ...
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How to install remote software NOT on a domain?

I have a situation where some software (that I wrote) is going to be deployed on 60 laptops for an event. The laptops are all running windows 7, but there is no domain controller, and they will all ...
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Manage remote linux machines

My start up is building a computer which runs debian linux and some custom programs. What is the best way to remotely access the machines without the user having to do anything? Our product is ...
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Remote reinstallation of Scientific Linux

I am trying to have a server used for a test platform configured such that it can be easily rebooted and reinstalled with our test OS, so that we can consistently get a clean environment to work with. ...
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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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Allowing Domain Users to run winrm commands

Currently i have a AD/Kerberos Configured on one EC2 instance(Windows 2008 R2) and created couple of users. Each of the users has administrator privileges. When We login as a non-domain Administrator, ...
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Remote execution in a domain environment

I have a windows domain environment and it contains only Server 2008 Os's. I'm trying to execute a script or a program from 1 server on multiple servers, but I can't configure or install any ...
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Windows Server 2008 Remote Management cannot connect

I have Windows Server 2008 R2 running on a remote machine, with Windows 7 Ultimate as my client machine. I followed the instructions here ...
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which linux distro favours remote administration and remote incremental backup over vpn?

My partner runs a small accounting practise. The computer support guy has recently gone out of business, so I've been volunteered (!) to replace the aging company server. I should say that my ...
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How do I (robustly) remotely execute tasks on Windows workstations in a domain?

I'm not even sure if "robustly" is a word. Anyway. Context: We have a few hundred Windows 7 workstations on a LAN. We use AD/GPO management pretty heavily, but there are a lot of periodic and/or ...
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Windows remote administration suite that doesn't rely on Active Directory, Domains, etc

I know there are a number of suites out there that allow Windows machines on a Domain, or in Active Directory to be remotely administrated (windows updates, program installs, maintenance, etc); but ...
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Remote Server Administration Tools on Server 2008 R2

So, I have installed the Remote Server Administration Tools on my Win7 computer, and it works well, but it is a bit slow sometimes, over our site-to-site VPN. I have a Server 2008 R2 that I login to ...
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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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Error trying to manage remote computers on a domain

I am having trouble managing a computer that is within my domain. Login to our DC, I right click the computer, and select Manage: After connecting to a domain joined computer(windows 7), on the ...
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Remote Logging with syslog

I have two machines running FreeBSD, bsdclient and bsdserver. I am trying to setup remote logging such that bsdclient sends all the logs to bsdserver. My syslog.conf on bsdclient goes like this *.* ...
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Tools for Remote Control of Linux over internet [closed]

I am looking for some tools which can give remote control of a Linux machine over Internet. As of now I know of TeamViewer, but it looks like too expensive when used commercially. I being part of a ...
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RSAT slow performance

We are running Win 7 SP1 RSAT with a Server 2003 DC. We mainly use it to reset AD passwords. The performance is extremely slow (one minute of non-responsiveness per password reset). How do we ...
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Confused about net use local admin behavior for remote administrative shares

I have a windows 2008 R2 server I'm trying to access remotely, specifically I'm trying to use the c$ admin share. The server is on a domain My user is in the server's local admin group My user is ...
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Linux: Can I prepare a boot-disk for another system when CPU architecture differs?

On a remote server the boot/system disk is corrupting. It is running Debian 4.0 on an Intel Core 2 CPU 4300 @ 1.80GHz. Is it possible to "prepare" a bootable disk I'll then send to my ISP to install? ...
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Admin/management software for Kiosk [closed]

I am facing to write Kiosk software, a kind of a billpayment (Windows/touchscreen/pinpad). While the billpayment itself is just a desktop application an another question is raised -- how to manage ...
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Create hosting accounts on the fly

Using VB, VBScript, ASP.Net or similar, on a Windows dedicated server, is it possible to create a new hosting account on my server and how challenging is it? With this, is it also possible to add a ...
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How to shutdown a virtual machine on ESXi5 over an ssh terminal session?

How can I shutdown a virtual machine when I am on the commandline of an ESXi5 host over ssh? Sidenote: To enable scripts on other machines to login to the ESXi without password, add the public ...
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What are the minimum permissions to grant an Exchange 2007 admin to perform specific mailbox management tasks?

I would like to allow someone else to administer user accounts and mailboxes (add users, reset passwords, disable accounts) on an Exchange 2007 server. Obviously, they should not be able to disable ...
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How to dispatch a command from Windows to Windows

How do I script remote commands on other Windows computers from a Windows computer? E.g., on *nix-*nix networks, I can do ssh wu@otherbox foo, and provided the keys are set up correctly, foo runs and ...
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Remotely configuring BIND

What is an easy way to programmatically add new zone files and change the BIND configuration from a remote server?
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Why is RPC connectivity broken for the Hyper-V Manager?

I have a Hyper-V Server 2008R2 (Core) with numerous VMs running. This Hyper-V server is a member of a domain. Since the server has nothing running on it apart from the Hyper-V service, the only way ...
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Can't get XP workstations to honor remote administration policy

I am trying to set all the systems on my test network (1 x Win Server 2008 R2, 2 x Win XP SP3, 2 x Win 7) so that Remote Admin Mode is enabled, but I am having difficulty doing this with the XP ...
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Equivalent of phpMyAdmin for MSSQL?

Is there any webinterface for administrating MSSQL similar to phpMyAdmin (for MySQL)? I want a self-service setup where developers can create a database through webinterface and upload/download ...
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Reconnect a Remote Desktop connection after rebooting the host

I often find myself connecting to a workstation or server with Remote Desktop to perform a task which requires a reboot. In these cases, I usually need to reconnect after the host comes back online to ...
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How to get remote firewall administration working with Windows Server Core 2008 R2?

I'm setting up a Windows Server Core 2008 R2 installation in a VMware virtual machine before setting it up on a live VPS. I've gotten remote administration via MMC working on my computer (a PC running ...
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Remotely firing off adplus.exe on Win2k3

I've built a nice little widget that lets our Command Center people launch ADPlus.exe to capture crash dumps on failing IIS 6 App Pools. It's doing a bang-up job for us. They capture the forensics ...
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Installing CentOS 5.5 from Windows 7 remotely to a new computer?

How can I remotely install CentOS 5.5 from my laptop running Windows 7 to a system with an empty hard drive. I've enabled PXE, Ethernet boot on the the new system, and I've got a tftp and dhcp server ...
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Notes 6: Anyway to access the Lotus Notes server console via Telnet/SSH/WMI/Powershell?

I'm trying to automate a lot of tasks at my new company using Powershell. So far, I've had a lot of success with their server and network monitoring, but one thing that alludes me is whether they is ...
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Remote Access issues with VNC viewer and Team viewer…? [on hold]

I have been trying to remote into my Client Server machine from my windows Desktop machine using VNC Viewer or Team Viewer. It connects just fine but not that much flexible for server ...
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How do I configure IIS6 server to allow remote IIS administration

I'd like to use my win7 desktop to administer a remote IIS6 server. How do I configure each machine to enable of the IIS Manager on winows 7. Bonus Question: include instructions for II7+ too.
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For IIS7 remote adminstration, it is necessary to be an admin?

I'd like to allow one of our developers the ability to remotely administer IIS7 on our Windows 2008 box using the IIS manager. This is not to manage an individual site, but IIS in general. I can ...
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Remotly get a list of running programs on xp?

I have a bunch of pc's the I need to remotly restart, however I don't want to restart them if they are running certian applications (such as word, excell etc). Is it possible to get a list of running ...
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IP KVM switch, or serial console box for remote admin?

We have a small server farm (11 now, may add more in the future) of HP Proliant DL160 G6s. They all run either Linux (server only, no X11) or VMware ESX. We had intended to get models with iLO, in ...
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Is there any way I can administer a Mac OS X Server 10.6 from a client running Mac OS X 10.4 or 10.5?

This is really annoying... I need to administer a Mini Server running Mac OS X Server 10.6. Should be easy by using the Server Admin Tools I thought, but no. To administer a server running Mac OS X ...
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Remote Administration of Server Core WS2008R2 via MMC on Win7

I have searched and found a couple threads that deal with this topic, but they never quite got to solution. They just seemed to peter out. I have executed the much recommended: netsh advfirewall ...
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Trying to administer network setting of server via netsh

I am trying to configure the LAN settings of a Windows 2008 server remotely via netsh. I've been trying this command (issued at the client) assuming the IP address of the server is 192.168.0.1: netsh ...
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Server Manager from Windows 2008 to Hyper-V 2008 R2?

My workstation is running Windows Server 2008. I do not have local admin privileges. I have a Hyper-V Server 2008 R2 (i.e. Core+Hyper-V) box. On that box, I do have local admin privileges. I can ...