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Linux: Mount a remote disk stored on a custom storage

We have a non-standard storage (FS) on which we have flat disk images stored. We need to extract data from this raw image on a different host. The word "extraction" here means that I want to copy ...
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How to forward a specific log file in a syslog config?

I just want to ask how can I log for example /var/log/test/test.log to a remote syslog-ng? Im using syslog not rsyslog. I can do it in rsyslog but not in syslog.
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What permission is needed to use a service account to remote run powershell on a server?

I have a internal webapplication With a list of all the servers in our network. I want to be able to run a few PowerShell commands on the servers to gather usefull information. Invoke-WMIMethod and ...
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Active Directory - Make sure users who are never on premises receive AD policies on a regular basis

I have a few users in the field 100% of the time. I would like to have them authenticate to AD so that policies like Password changes and even maybe group policies are applied regularly. I want to ...
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IP6Tables: How to enable external access to MySQL?

How to enable external access to MySQL with rules on ip6tables? I have tried to the rules below, where after inserted I get access, but when server restart the access remains blocked. :INPUT DROP [2:...
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run remote command to save debian package list

I'd like to backup the package list(dpkg) of some remote computers to a backup server: all of them running Debian. I already configured the rsa key to login remotely as root on the other computers ...
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Why does syslog-ng drop debug messages when logging remote?

In the local log output, I can see debug messages but these won't show up on the remote logging server. It seems to ignore these but it does print warning and error level messages just fine. These ...
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Use Powershell to start a GUI program on a remote machine

There are two Windows 7 machines setup on the same network. I enabled everything needed so that they could communicate with winrm. When I run the following command: Invoke-Command -ComputerName ...
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Access db with dynamic IP using windows Application C#

I want to connect a Desktop Application (C#) with a website which is hosted on BLUEHOST Server (Shared Hosting). I have to add an IP on server to allow for remotely access to mysql database. But the ...
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Reset or delete remote Powershell sessions

I run a remote Powershell script to add a machine to a domain. Machine reboots, is added to the domain, all good. $Uri = Get-AzureWinRMUri -ServiceName $ServiceName -Name $VMName -Verbose $PSSession =...
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Remote Desktop Connection Audit [closed]

My company recently fired someone. They said, they are auditing that person's electronic activity. We all have Remote Desktop connections that we use to work from home. Do you know what level of ...
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WinRM HTTPS Connection to Windows 8 Systems

I have a couple virtual Windows 8 clients that I will be using to run some tests against a server. I set up WinRM so I can easily pull the data back from all the clients for analysis but the data ...
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How to configure Apache NTLM in order to get REMOTE_USER?

No matter where I put %{REMOTE_USER}, I got NULL. Can you please tell me how I can configure NTLM Apache in order to get REMOTE_USER ? RewriteEngine On #RewriteCond %{LA-U:REMOTE_USER} ...
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How to preserve the name of the remoteUser while reverse proxy?

I am using a software which enables me to log my operations and one the things it is loggin is the name of the remote user. Neverthless, I have a little problem since I am working on a secured ...
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Execute Powershell Add-Computer remotely via Invoke-Command

Scenario: When executed locally on the Azure VM, succesfully adds the machine to the AD, and restarts. $DomainName = "test.local" $AdminUserName = "sysadmin" $Password = <mypass> $...
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Remote location management copy and install large software updates to 50 LAN

Initially posted to Stack Overflow and was directed here. I'm new to programming and am trying to write a powershell script to manage software updates. I'm in a windows domain environment with over ...
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How to remotely manage 2012 R2 print server

We have a Windows 2012 R2 server, that is running print services and hosting printers. I am using the management console snapp-in on another 2012 R2 machine to try and access the server remotely and ...
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Is Arbitrary code execution vulnerability in Firefox a myth? [closed]

Have you ever seen a live demo of one of those critical vulnerabilities that Firefox publishes? Is it possible to run a program (i.e. Notepad) or download/install a new one, without user intervention, ...
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Unable to connect to iLO2 Remote-Console be it either IE ActiveX or JVM

I have HP Proliant G5 series with license for iLO2. The server is running CentOS. Telnet ports are opened and I can successfully connect via certain port, that i've set up in iLO2 setting to use for ...
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MSMQ messages disappear when they get to remote server

I have to create a MSMQ messaging mechanism between two servers in the same domain, SenderServer (MS Server 2012) and ReceiverServer (MS Server 2008 R2). I created a private, transactional queue in ...
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Docker remote access security

Assuming I am running several docker containers on a local server. When I give third parties ssh access to my server, any third party will have control over the docker manager. How can I make sure ...
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How can I access the bios remotely on a desktop computer acting as a server? [closed]

What are the options for having remote control via network of a computer even down to the "bios" level. I've seen Dell's DRAC / Out-of-band management that they have for their servers, and typically ...
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Unsolicited Remote Assistance on domain

I manage a domain using win 2k8 r2 and 100 PC on Windows7. I have configured the Unsolicited Remote Assistance proceeding with all the requirements posted here https://4sysops.com/archives/how-to-...
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Enable RDP using WinRM or other alternatives to psexec

I am writing a program that takes a list of servers and enables/disables RDP. Currently I am utilizing psexec and up in till this morning, everything worked. I made no change in code/usernames/...
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Powershell script that executes another powershell remotely

It's a long story, but I need to create a SQL trigger that executes a script remotely which executes another script remotely (yeah, I know). I'm using PowerShell. I have started at the end: Get-...
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Remote software Install on Windows 8 and above

Back in Windows XP/7 I remember being shown how to remote software installs via .msi with AD. Can you still do that in Windows 2012/8 days or was that dropped/removed? I've not even seen it mentioned ...
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rsync backup remote server maintaining groups and owner

This might seem like a problem that should have been covered millions of times but I am running into issues that after days of scouring the net, I still can fix. I have a remote server that I want to ...
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What software can I use to retrieve log files from multiple remote servers via SSH? [closed]

I know I can do this using scripts, but I'd like to know if there is such a thing as a "ready made" software which lets me configure the host (and file paths) which I'd like to fetch (at regular ...
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Add a command into an existent remote console application

I manage to open a console application in a remote computer by using PSTools using PsExec.exe. C:\PsExec.exe -i 2 -s -d \128.168.500.500 -u username -p password "D:\myApp.exe" That will open a ...
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Quit remote process and start it later

I have a console application running remotely in multiple computers. I was wondering if there's any way to quit from it remotely and then start it again. I saw the use of taskkill to quit the ...
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How to minimize bandwidth in frequent postgres backup scenario?

I'm looking to make very frequent backup (every hour) of postgres data on several VMs (say 20-50) towards the same archive server. Here are more data if needed: Ideally, the system should support ...
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VPN from home to office to AWS

I have a remote access VPN set up so developers can access our internal network. I also have an IPSec VPN setup so the personnel that are physically at the office can access the AWS servers. What I ...
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Launch Windows PE on a remote computer

We use WDS to image and reimage (refresh) computers (WDS only, no MDT). A technician can PXE boot to WDS and essentially lite touch the image. What is the best way to achieve this from a remote ...
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Windows remote desktop auto dysconnection due to autologin

I am working with machine that are hosting several PCs running windows 7 pro. I quite often need to connect to these PCs using windows remote desktop. This PCs need to have the autologin feature ON (...
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Login by ssh , change the remote PS1 and don't quit the remote ssh shell [closed]

I want to change PS1 when i ssh another centos strshell = 'PS1="remote!"' os.system("ssh -i %s -l%s -p%s %s %s"%(SSH_KEY,SSH_USER,SSH_PORT,des,strshell)) ssh quit automatically. I want to ...
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Querying services from a remote Windows 7 PC extremely slow

When I query installed services from a remote Windows 7 PC it's very slow. With a remote Windows XP PC it's always fast. For example, from my Windows 7 PC the command sc \\pc1 query type= service ...
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Issue with sharp in host vars Ansible

Since # is considered as a comment in /etc/ansible/hosts I'm unable to use a password containing a sharp. [hosts] host1 ansible_ssh_user=user ansible_ssh_pass=userpass ansible_su_pass=My#Password ...
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How to create a snapshot volume to a remote server using kvm?

I want to backup a few virtual machines to a backup server. Here're the backup steps. suspend a virtual machine create a snapshot of the virtual machine using lvcreate -s resume a virtual machine dd ...
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How to clear cache in centos remote server? [duplicate]

I had been trying to clear cache in a remote server and I got these commands. First login as root user and execute: [root@server ~]# sync [root@server ~]# echo 3 > /proc/sys/vm/drop_caches bash: /...
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NAS on both local and internet

I'm looking for a best practice or straight up solution to this basic issue. A company has a NAS setup, employees laptops can access it locally at 192.xxx.7 and also remotely at 110.xxx.23.. When the ...
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Commodity hardware related, i'm searching for a ILO, BMC, ALOM and in general IPMI alternate solution [closed]

I'm searching for a composite solution to have the same features of an IPMI controller on commodity hardware independently from arch/model and without excessive device dependencies. Essentially the ...
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How can I push operating system updates to remotely managed linux nodes? [closed]

I want to install a number of Raspberry Pi's in remote locations and push updates over the air to the operating system as necessary, in a way similar to mobile phones. There needs to be a partition ...
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How to publish vmware VDI though Citrix Web Interface

I have a VMWARE Lab and CITRIX Lab and they work just fine, But is there a way I could publish VMWARE VDI Through Citrix Web Interface. I've XENAPP 6.5 and vSphere 5.1 and vmware stuff in place I'm ...
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Terminal Services 2003 Require accounts logging in to have a password

I am required to look after a Terminal Services 2003 machine. Occasionally company staff will create a new Active Directory user with no password and grant that user permission to login to the ...
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VMWare - Get notified when someone is accessing via Remote-Console

recently i (got) moved to a virtual machine with my workstation. There's only one thing i am worry about - 40 people will have the ability to watch me working without me knowing about (except cursor ...
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Connect to sphinx on remote server

I recently moved sphinx onto the same server as our db so our architecture is: File Server that hosts our web app DB server w/ Sphinx instance (searchd) When I try to connect to sphinx at ip.to.db....
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Only one session login RD WEB Acess [duplicate]

Now I created RD Web Access (RDWA) in windows server 2008 R2 everything is work well. I need your help, I have a problem Customer A use user A in PC A ( user created in windows server 2008 r2) ...
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Remote Workstations

I'm currently planning an install for a computer lab and I had an idea that I'm not too sure will work... The computer lab is roughly 15' x 15', with a full-size server rack in the corner. My goal is ...
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how to make webrick server accessible on the web on windows server 2008

This is a nuub question (i'm more of a programmer given an admin task right now). I have a rails application that works just fine on a remote windows server 2008 machine (it's rails 2.3.5, and I run ...
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Restrict RDS access for XP users

Please note, when I say "server", I don't mean the RDS client/server software on each persons computer, I mean a single central server which may be able to control which client computers can connect ...