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Hardware to send a restart signal to a desktop motherboard

Have a cluster of desktop computers that are used to process data. Sometimes they crash and it would be nice of we could send a signal to the motherboards on them to restart the machine if we stop ...
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Two sites connected with wireless point to point: how to configure and ensure internet traffic goes through local broadband?

Scenario: Two offices a short distance apart. Let's call them Main and Remote. Both have ADSL broadband. Windows network in Main. Currently different subnets. 192.168.16.x in Main and 192.168.0.x in ...
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Remote Access Server for design software

I am thinking about setting up a server for multiple clients to log in to (2 at the same time max), so that people away from the office can use our (resource hogging/CPU intensive) design software ...
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How to use Remote Desktop for administration when a policy is set to start a program automatically?

On a Windows 2008 R2 server with the Remote Desktop Services role installed, I have used a local group policy to start a program automatically. How do I log into the console session to manage the ...
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WTS - Remote list connected users

Some times, remote users don't disconnect and new connections fails with this message: The terminal server has exceeded the maximum number of allowed connections. How can I list connected users ...
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How do i reference redirected host drives in a remote desktop session

When I remote desktop into a server, for example, local drives and mapped network drives from my host computer appear as ON . I can access these drives using Windows Explorer, but I also need to ...
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How do I setup rsyslog to send all logs to multiple remote servers?

I am trying to make rsyslog to send all logs to 2 remote servers, but it seems rsyslog only sends to the secondary server if the first one fails. *.* @@server1 *.* @@server2 If I put the above in ...
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Let the local machine beep when some event happen on remote?

While i'm connected to a server via ssh, i want to be alerted for some events. BUT not via email. I would rather use beep for that alert. However, if i put beep as a reaction, it will beep on server ...
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Remote additional domain controllers

Is it possible to setup several additional domain controllers (ADC) at remote locations that are connected via medium bandwidth DSL (2-10 Mbit) WAN connections for a single domain ...
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vmware - ACE, Workstation - how to manage remoe clients?

Exploring Vmware products/services and have a few questions. As I understand VM, you can use VMWare Workstation to create a VM of a target machine/box/OS. Let's call this VM, "foo". If I have 100 ...
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Remote access of Linux over IRC

I have been tasked with setting up and supporting some computers for some people who have sociological problems. Troubled teens/adults and the like. They need computers to do very basic tasks like web ...
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Windows 7 workgroup remote shutdown

This is a strange, yet possibly easy question for many of you to answer but it's driving me crazy that I can't figure it out. I have two machines on a local LAN on a workgroup. I recently learned ...
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How Do I Move Remote Desktop User Profiles To Another Volume?

I am new to Windows Server 2008 and Remote Desktops, and have a handful of users (5) accessing a suite of applications by way of Remote Desktop sessions. The server is set up with a RAID 5 drive that ...
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Redirect tty out to serial?

Im trying to debug an issue we are having with netbooting a RedHat box. The anaconda installer scribbles useful log data to the second virtual terminal (Ctrl-Alt-F2) but I would like to be able to see ...
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Where can I find a guide to remotely enable WMI access to a Windows client machine

I need to enable the WMI remote access in a lot of client machines in order to connect to these machines and get some information. These machines have installed different versions of windows (Windows ...
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how to mount osx drive to centos server?

how can i mount a hard drive on my mac to my remote cent os server? Would I need to set up an FTP on my mac? can it be done with with cifs or nfs? I'm sorry for sounding vague but i really have no ...
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Can't create share on remote server without admin rights on local server

We have a windows terminal server used by support staff. They do not have local admin rights on the terminal server. However they do have local admin rights on various Server 2003 file servers that ...
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Pop up a message or run a program on remote windows 7 computer so currently logged on user can see it

How can you pop up a message or run a program on remote computer so the currently logged on user can see it. We have done this on WinXP, but these don't work with Win7. at.exe \\computername time ...
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what are the various ways to monitor servers remotely [closed]

What are the various ways to monitor servers remotely unix and windows both.
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How do I configure SSHd to permit a single command, without giving full login access to the user?

I am looking for best way to call remote command over SSH. I create user 'rpcall', generate new certificate and fill authorized_keys. Secure it little bit more with ...
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How to have oracle database accessible remotely

I can connect to my oracle database using localhost:1521. However, connecting to the IP address does not work. I'm trying to do this because I am trying to connect to my database using another ...
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SSH dies when a lot of text transfers through it

I've got a strange problem with SSH. When I try to do something that sends a lot of text over it, often it will break the connection ("connection reset by peer"). It's not every time, but often enough ...
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Executing script remotely with “curl | bash” feedback

I'm working on a platform that uses a lot such commands: ssh login@server.com 'curl http://some_server/script.sh | bash' This is really clean and handy to execute scripts remotely, however, I don't ...
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What is a good NAS for remote server backups?

I am running a small network (5 clients) on a server running SBS2k3. I'd like to be able to set up a NAS in a remote location in order to schedule nightly, incremental backups on the server drives. ...
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Remote reinstall of linux over ssh

I have a small linux server that I need to reinstall linux on (Debian stable 64 bit x86). I have physical access to the machine but it doesn't have any external devices such as a cdrom and does not ...
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Linux: How do I disable any kinds of remote control for a certain user?

How do I disable any kinds of remote control (SSH, X, NFS, SMB, ... what else?) for a certain user? Or, asked the other way round: How do I disable remote control for all users except a certain one? ...
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Controlling services on another computer

I am currently writing a service for windows and I am frequently tweeking it and updating it on to my test computer. I would like to write a script that automaticly stops the service, updates the exe ...
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How can I connect my Apple iMac to my company's VPN network?

I'm looking for the easiest way to connect to my computer and servers at work (all using Windows) from my iMac (using Mac OS X.5) at home, without having to use a VNC or LogMeIn. It's a small network ...
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Use winexe to start a Windows process

When I'm on Windows I use PsExec to start processes on other Windows machines. I now have the case that I want to do that from a Linux machine. Fortunately there is winexe, a small program which ...
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How to return multiline from remote SSH command

I have a script that backs-up remote systems, and want it to display disk space on the remote backup device prior and post running backup script. Thanks to another post have learnt how to run remote ...
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How can I monitor the TCP/IP (or HTTP) traffic of a remote machine?

Are there any applications (preferably free) for windows OS using which I can monitor the TCP/IP traffic of a remote machine (in the same intranet)?
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Are there any generic KVM over IP cards/chips for motherboards without any such capability?

I have a remote server that doesn't have any IP KVM capabilities, meaning I can't remotely power cycle it or access the BIOS. I saw that ASUS offers something for their motherboards here: ...
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Why my clipboard can only paste out from RDP into my desktop not the other way around?

I'm having very weird problem in my TS RDP connection, I can copy and paste from my TS RDP out into my desktop (from any program into any program in my home workstation) but somehow I cannot copy ...
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How to remote boot from bios and install an operating system from local USB

So we have a bunch of systems distributed across a semi-large area and are looking to upgrade soon. We are looking for systems that could preferably be booted from a USB drive in the system remotely. ...
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Remote Control For Unix(debian distro)

I have a problem where my unix systems are being sent out to all corners of the world where they are uploading data to a database. What I am finding is people dont know about Firewalls/Port forwarding ...
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Process starting under linux

Is there any way to start a process on a linux computer if I have ftp connection or network connection?
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how to backup a remote hosted exchange 2010 account?

i currently rent a remote hosted exchange server and i would like to make sometimes backup every couple of weeks or days is that possible? (i prefer a unix [ubuntu] based solution but win solution ...
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Keeping Linux remote console responsive when system loaded

Is it possible to keep a Linux remote console responsive (I'm using SSH but the box is also slow locally) when the system is under high load. I'd like to be able to remote login to the server to ...
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Remote management interface for managing ip6tables (or an alternative firewall)

I'm working with IPv6 and have run into an issue configuring ip6tables on our main router in order to control what can come into the network. A default DROP rule in the FORWARD section has worked well ...
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connect to remote database

I am new to SQL Server and I'm wondering how to connect to a remote database. I am not trying to do this through a web app, I am just trying to connect to and view a database (which exists on a remote ...
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Cannot find Routing and Remote Access

I have a remote desktop server (Win XP SP3 German), and i need to configure a vpn. However, i cannot find Routing and remote access anywhere - I also tried with Start --> Run --> rrasmgmt.msc, but it ...
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Open a VMware Server 2.0 console with just one click

Currently you have to login to the VMware Infrastructure Web Access GUI, select the VM, and then open the console. Is it possible to open a console with one click or one command?
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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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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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Remote deployment of OS X as an full version upgrade, not a fresh install

Anyone have any ideas or suggestions (or know if its even possible) to remote upgrade a fleet of Macs from 10.6.8 to 10.7,10.8, or 10.9 remotely. I presume I can push the installESD through ARD, but I ...
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Putty alternative for windows with support to remote port forwarding

I have been trying to find an alternative to putty for windows. It needs to be portable and it must support remote port forwarding. Putty has had problems with its own implementation of remote port ...
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Can I copy Ex2010 databases physically before replicating them via a DAG

We have two Exchange 2010 boxes and are attempting to use DAG (similar to this setup except we are less than 1 mile away from the remote office) However we were wondering if it is possible to ...
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connect to xvfb remote to fix firefox headless crash?

I have firefox running in xvfb (for nagios monitoring with selenium) but firefox crashes on me since today in ps: /usr/lib/firefox-3.6.17/crashreporter /tmp/customProfileDira27173dd39e4467.... how ...
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Pros/Cons of having a server room in your building

Here's the thing. Upper management would like to move our servers (domain controllers, file servers, accounting, payroll, the whole she-bang) to another building at least 15 minutes away. Not sure ...
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DFS-R or WAFS for Syncing 1TB Files between remote sites

We have 1TB of files that we wish to keep in sync between three locations. This data consists of around 1.5 Million files which grows/changes at an average of 100MB/day. The first location is a ...