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Is there a way to identify remotely that shutdown required for updates to apply?

Is there a way to remotely find out if a Windows Server (2003, 2008) has downloaded the Microsoft Windows updates and is just waiting for the user to confirm "Install Updates and Shutdown"? I saw an ...
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Show processes running on remote computer using WMI

I'm using WMI in order to run commands on a remote machine. For now, and I know it's as it should be, the process which is being run is not shown on the screen of the remote, I can only see it running ...
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MSTSC.EXE running in place of Explorer.exe USB Issues

We are using mstsc to replace explorer.exe on our thin clients. Everything works as intended except usb redirection. We have a USB device plugged into the thin client (thumbprint device). If I go ...
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Debian - move partitions to a new drive

I have a XenServer6 VM with Debian Squeeze 64bit and only 1 partition /dev/xvda1 95 GB + linux partitions: Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/xvda1 95G 63G ...
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Mounting local external hard drive on a remote machine [closed]

I have an external hard drive, which stores extremely large files. This is LOCAL and is connected to my laptop/desktop. I run many different programs on a REMOTE Linux server. I need to use some of ...
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MySQL remote access not working - Port Close?

I am not able to get a remote connection established to MySQL. From my pc I am able to telnet to 3306 on the existing server, but when I try the same with the new server it hangs for few minutes then ...
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Can't ping or remote desktop on Win 7? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can’t ping or remote desktop? I've setup a win7 laptop and joined a company domain, I'm unable to ping or remote into the machine. I've tried removing it from the domain ...
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Can't ping or remote desktop?

I've setup a win7 laptop and joined a company domain, now I'm unable to ping or remote into the machine. Could someone provide me with some troubleshooting tips please?
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Server 2008 R2 no networkcenter

We have a problem with our server 2008 R2. When we start up we can't start the network center for the settings. We can't log in with the external Remote Desktop. If we startup in safe mode we can ...
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command parameter in .ssh/authorized_keys [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: simple rsync in crontab without password I'm implementing remote backups using rsync. The backup server connects to the host containing the stuff to backup (serverX), using ...
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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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IIS/AppCmd - create new users remotely

Is there a way to add new users to IIS remotely? I want to create new users from another web site located on another server so that I can log on to the server with these accounts to add and edit (new)...
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Remote Control for windows 7 machines

In the past (with windows XP) we have used the Altiris Deployment Console 6.9 SP3 to remote control our users machines. Since windows 7 has been released and deployed the remote control no longer ...
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RDP failure to Cisco Anyconnect local IP. Remote Connection to public IP working

I currently have a cloud server hosted and I'm using the Cisco Anyconnect client to VPN it into our local network. I can remote desktop to the server using it's public IP address. However this is not ...
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How to utilize IPMI on Windows?

My organization is primarily a Dell shop running Windows. Most are recent models that support IPMI 2.0. (Dell 1950, for example). At a minimum I'd like to use IPMI to perform remote chassis power on/...
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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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Is there a way to use netcat to transfer a gzipped file to a remote destination?

I have an archive I need to transfer to a remote destination but the target drive is not big enough to hold both the compressed archive and the uncompressed files. I wonder if there are some ...
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Remote File Copy - Win Server 2008

I'd like to copy backup archives from a remote server to my client machine. In the past, I've installed an FTP server on the remote machine and directed local server backups to dump into that ...
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LDAP authentication in one server, Samba files in another

I have an LDAP and Samba server (Centos 5.8) at server A and I'm trying to migrate all homedirs to server B, leaving all authentication in server A. I really don't know how to do when creating a new ...
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Remote Folder Access

I have a file server that stores our users home drive (about 40 users). They is no problem accessing this folder internally to the network, but I would like to be able to give the users the ability to ...
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Powershell: Call one remote script from another remote script

I inherited some code where one script references another like this: #Script1.ps1 param($arg1) # do some stuff # call script2 with argument from script1 .\script2.ps1 $arg1 #script2.ps1 param($...
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How do I remotely run a Powershell workflow that uses a custom module?

I have a custom Powershell module that I wrote for various tasks. Now I want to craft a workflow whose activities will use commands from the module. Here's my test workflow: workflow New-TestWorkflow{...
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remotely check amount of RAM on a computer using command line

How would I remotely check the amount of RAM on a computer using command line? (Windows XP and/or windows server 2003)
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Finding forgotten RDP sessions?

I work in an enterprise environment with hundreds upon hundreds of Windows servers (all in a single AD domain), both locally and in other countries. I'm often required to log into an RDP session on ...
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Use PerfMon to connect to a Remote Computer

I want to use PerfMon to connect to a Remote Computer. What ports do I need to have open in my Firewall to be able to connect?
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Remotely Managing Windows Machines

So I'm curious about managing remote windows xp/or windows 7 boxes. Basically, I want to be able to lock the computers down so that junk doesn't get installed and disk space wasted (restart should ...
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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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Is it possible to flash IPMI controller firmware from remote?

I just wondered if someone could install malicious firmware from remote on IPMI controllers (similar to a rootkit)? Is something like that possible? I though about installing a keylogger sending ...
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Cannot administer services on remote Windows machine due to security issue

I have a Windows 2008 machine A with Administrator account X. I have another Windows 2008 machine B with Administrator account Y. Both machines have an account Z, with same username and password on ...
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Allow receiving and sending of local mail, disable remote relay on postfix

I just installed mutt and postfix on my server and I've been playing around with it. Now, however, I want to make sure that no one can remotely send mail with my server as a SMTP relay. I don't know ...
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performing a remote shutdown and login from linux to windows

Here is a situation I am on a Linux machine and I have to access a windows xp machine to which I can connect with rdesktop.The problem is Windows XP machine is remotely located and to be able to do a ...
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Almost-live copy of log from one server to another

We have an authentication daemon on a Debian 6.0 box generating logs at a rate of about 4-6 lines\entries every second. For legal reasons this log file has to be written to disk locally first, before ...
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remote window utility viewer for internal networks [closed]

Screensharing applications I am very well familiar with. However they are all a bit too heavy weight for what we are looking for. Want to be able to quickly share a window/application and have that ...
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Domain Controller without DNS on remote site fails to authenticate

We have a domain controller at our remote site that doesn't have any DNS server or DNS replication. I have just setup a client machine that was using a local account to instead use a domain account. ...
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Free software remote assistance tool for double NAT [closed]

I need a remote assistance tool (i.e. tool that makes it possible to control another persons screen) that: works between two machines that are both NAT'ed behind different NAT-walls does not require ...
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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 from="ip",no-agent-forwarding,no-...
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How to remotely install Linux via SSH?

I need to remotely install Ubuntu Server 10.04 (x86) on a server currently running RHEL 3.4 (x86). I'll have to be very careful because no one can press the restart button for me if anything goes ...
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Setting up central git repo on local Mac network

We are a team of three, all working on our local machines on the same internal network. We will all be working on websites in local working copies of the same Git repo hosted on Github. We have an ...
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how to kill a process running on remote windows machine from linux?

I am looking for something like SysInternals pskill which is just great! But that can be executed on Linux more exactly I want it to run on Maemo (Nokia N900 phone). Please do not offer me to run a ...
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SVN - remote locations

im not sure this is the best place to ask this question, but i'm sure you will have insight.. I am using Ubuntu 11 and RabbitVCS for managing my SVN files. I really like the seamless integration to ...
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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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Connecting to mysql server remotely via dyndns.org

I have a mysql server which is accessed locally by several computers on the network through a static ip at 192.168.1.# . I need the mysql server to be accessed from our web servers so that I can run ...
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Running a windows app remotely with a web interface

I'm a LAMP user trying to run a Windows photo processing app remotely from a web interface. I basically just need to be able to pipe the file upload to the interface. Is there a way to do this ...
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RSYNC from remote to local excluding folders

How can I download from a remote server to local excluding folders or files? I have used something like this but the exclude doesn't work... rsync -avr -P -e ssh --exclude=/path/to/exclude/* user@...
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Looking for fast cross-platform desktop sharing application [closed]

I'm looking for a simple, cross-platform, fast, and secure way to share the desktop of a local machine with other people. For example, if co-worker working remotely shares their desktop, I'd be able ...
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How do remote filesystems (nfs ssfhs) handle remote-to-remote copies?

After working with a few large files over sshfs, one question started dwelling in my mind. Suppose I have a sshfs (or NFS for that matter) mount on ~/remodetir and I want to do something like cp ~/...
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Performance: mysql socket vs. mysql remote

I'm running a couple of projects which consume a lot of MySQL power (10'000 qps in peaktimes)...now I'm wondering what would be the best setup in order to keep it fast and smooth even if the user ...
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How to troubleshoot a remote wmi query/access failure?

I'm using Powershell to query a remote computer in a domain for a wmi object, eg: "gwmi -computer test -class win32_bios". I get this error message: Value does not fall within the expected range ...
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Can't reach remote desktop anymore with RDC

We have a 2 backup machines that we use to manage via Remote Dektop Connection; Suddenly one of them can not be reached anymore by RDC. The other one is still accessible. I can ping the first one, ...
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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 ...