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Remotely Managing Windows machines without Active Directory

I'm the on-site tech at a remote healthcare facility with a few hundred workstations/devices and half a dozen servers. I'm having difficulty having a physical presence everywhere I'm needed. Corp. IT ...
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Use Services Snap-in to Manage Remote Computer not Connected to Domain

I have remote machine that I would like to manage using services.msc. The machine is not connected to the domain so I can't run the management tools as a user that the remote machine knows about. ...
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Configuration of management interface on management network router

I have an F5 LTM that is being used as an IP router in addition to its regular load balancing duties. One of the networks that it's routing is our management network. But it also has a dedicated ...
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Windows Remote WMI

i want to manage my Windows Server 2012 remotly via Server Manager and the MySQL installation via MySQL Workbench 6. Now i got serval problems. The first one is that i cant get remote WMI access to ...
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Remote Managerment Module: Electricity off, back on, but RMM did not reconnect to internet until ethernet cable physically removed/replugged. Why?

I use a Remote Management Module (RMM) (version 4) with my W2600CR2 motherboard for my powerhouse home-office workstation. I pay for (Gbit fiberoptic) internet service that includes two static IP ...
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Java MBeans with Amazon EC2

Is it possible to configure Amazon's EC2 page showing a list of my servers to connect to a JMX port on the machines and give access to the MBeans from the front-end? I'm wondering a standard way to ...
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Remotely Managing Storage on Hyper-V 2012 Core

I have a core Hyper-V Server 2012 that I am remotely managing from a Windows 8 client. I can connect in Hyper-V Manager, Server Manager, and MMC. However, I don't understand how I can manage the ...
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MMC and Server Manager Authentication Errors - Access Denied

I'm trying to connect remotely from my Windows 8 client to manage my Hyper-V Server 2012. I have done everything I can find to configure remote management of the server including: Added a net user on ...
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Use “Server Certificates” remotely in IIS

I'm using IIS Manager to remotely manage another IIS server. When I'm managing the local server, I can select the "Server Certificates" icon under IIS when I select the local server in the list to ...
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Group Policy to ensure psexec, remote WMI, and remote registry works

I have been searching the Internet for the past week for the answer to my question, but couldn't find any conclusive answer, so I ask here. Based on your experience and/or knowledge, what policies ...
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How do I configure the Web Management Service so I'm not prompted for credentials to manage a remote IIS server

I have IIS 7.5 installed on Windows Server 2008 R2 and I have the Web Management Service configured to use Windows Authentication (including the WindowsAuthenticationEnabled registry key set to 1). ...
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Linux: Print all messages to primary console *and* secondary console (monitor/KVM)?

I run Linux (Red Hat-based, CentOS, SL, versions 5 & 6) on a variety of Supermicro and other whitebox servers. Some have IPMI, some do not. Some of these systems are attached to a ...
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How can I persist changes to Asp.net settings via Remote IIS manager (IIS 7)?

So I recently found out about how Remote IIS can manage the Asp.net properties of my web site, such as connection strings, smtp settings etc.. Managing it through IIS rather than through web.config ...
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How do I manage PCs with vPro?

I ordered some new PCs with Intel vPro enabled on them, but now that I have them I'm not sure how to use it. I found some old websites about using Altiris and Microsoft SMS but those are expensive ...
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IBM xSeries 335 General Questions (power usage and installation)

I just received a 2nd hand IBM xSeries 335 1U rack mountable server, and I have a few questions about it: How do I install it? Is there an Installation Utility disk like for the HP Proliant servers ...
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iLo and DRAC equivalents

Does anyone know of a third party solution that supports the same feature set as HP's iLo and Dell's DRAC? Or if the product is built in to the server motherboard from companies like Super Micro. ...
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MDT 2010 Deployment Workbench remote access

Is it possible to install the Deployment Workbench console on a workstation to manage an MDT server on the LAN? I don't want to have to install the whole of MDT to do this.
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problem with enabling remote management of hyper-v server 2008 r2

I just recently installed hyper-v server 2008 r2 on a dedicated server i have, but i'm having trouble enabling remote management. Running the HVRemote - http://code.msdn.microsoft.com/HVRemote - tool ...
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Alternative to Dell's iDRAC?

Are there any alternatives to Dell's DRAC? I need remote console access but $349 to upgrade from the built-in iDRAC Express to iDRAC Enterprise seems very steep.
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Ensure a process is running on a remote computer

We have about ten client computers ranging from Windows XP to Windows 7 that have a little program that runs in the tray. This program needs to be running at all times and sometimes it either crashes ...
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Server Core remote management from Windows 7 machine

I've installed Remote Server Administration Tools for Windows 7 because I would like to administer my Windows Server 2008 R2 Server Core machine. The error that I'm getting when I try to run Server ...
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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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IIS 7.5 on Windows 7 x64 Ultimate is missing the Management Service icon

IIS 7.5 on Windows 7 x64 Ultimate is missing the Management Service icon which is present in IIS 7.5 on Windows Server 2008 R2. Is it possible to enable it, or is it possible to access the Management ...