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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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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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“Must-have” Windows remote administration tools [closed]

What tools do you find useful for remote administration of Windows systems, specifically workstations? What tools sounded useful that ended up being more trouble than they were worth? I'm not ...
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What tools are available to scan remote desktops for certain types of files?

I need to scan about 50 desktop computers and check to see if any *.doc, *.xls, *.ppt etc... files are being stored locally. I am wondering what tools might be available for this. A quick Google ...
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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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Script to find out differences between local and remote file systems over SSH

I am looking for a script to find out the differences between a local and remote file systems (over SSH). Ideally the script should do the following: -browse the local file system for folders -find ...
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How to get a remote desktop / X11 with ubuntu 10.04 LTS from mac os x?

I am running Snow Leopard OS X 10.6 and I have X11 installed. I also have ubuntu 10.04 LTS running on a remote machine. I have root privileges. So far I haven't really installed anything besides the ...
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Automated Backup System Managed Remotely - Ubuntu Server 10.04 (Other OS if recommended)

After procrastinating so long to get a backup system in place, and losing some important data on the way... I've finally decided to start stetting it up. After searching for Ubuntu specific ...
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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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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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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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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 (intranet.example....
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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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Remotely restart a service without admin permissions

I have a temporary consultant that is working on a project. He often needs to restart a service that is on another server and he asks me to restart it for him. This server is on a different domain ...
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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 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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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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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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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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What remote desktop software has application forwarding (seamless window) only support?

Terminal Services on Windows 2008 has an option called RemoteApp which basically runs a full TS session but only brings the application window back (without the standard TS borders). To a user it ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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 ...