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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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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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Can my employer watch my remote desktop session? [closed]

I have a vps that I would like to connect to from work using remote desktop, is it possible for my employer to see my rdp session? What exactly does my employer see/know in regard to my rdp connection ...
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Apache authentication with Centrify on remote Apache

I have an Apache (2.2) server on one Linux (let's call it apacheOne). For various reasons we do not have (and do not want to have) Centrify for Apache installed (however Centrify itself is present and ...
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Windows 2k3 and RDP issue over Internet issue (RDP works locally)

I was asked to take a look at a family members' friends' Win2k3 server - Remote Desktop was no longer working, and they were trying to figure out why. This server is running Win2k3 SP2. I determined ...
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Yum, OpenSSH and dedicated server over ssh

Quick question: In RHEL5.5 there is OpenSSH 4.3b2 but I really need jailed root functionality (available from 4.8b1 I think). I am working on a dedicated server over ssh. Is it safe to yum remove ...
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Mount Remote Partition Locally?

I have a Webserver, and I would like to move some of the static files for the web application off to a remote server, yet still have them accessible. Is there a way to have (Server A) mount a folder ...
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Windows GPO “Allow Remote Shell Access”, where to set 'False' once you enable it?

OS : Windows 7 64 bit Under Local Group Policy Editor > Local Computer Policy > Computer Configuration > Administrative Templates > Windows Components > Windows Remote Shell > there is a policy ...
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How to allow remote connections from non localhost clients with ssh remote port forwarding?

I have a system say "privatesys". I am trying to give access to its web server through a remote proxy using ssh remote port forwarding like below. Private sys name: privatesys Port exposed: 80 The ...
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Perl script that will remotely ssh to linux and get memory status back to my machine

I need help. I have Linux box (openSUSE 11.4); writing Perl script (Perl 5, version 12). My script should SSH to the remote Linux machine and get back with the memory results. So far, I have SSH ...
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Any way to speed up the Services Management Console remote connection?

I want to manage the Windows Services running on a server from my machine, so I do the following: open my local Services Management Console (services.msc) right click the machine node and click ...
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Remote restore of DB in MSSQL 2008

I have a remote MSSQL server meant to centralize SQL for development projects. I hand out DB's and access to developers as they need it. I do not want to give them access to filesystem in any way ...
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Executing a command over telnet

Is it possible to run an executable on a remote machine using telnet? I connect to a windows XP machine via telnet and then I execute the exe by issuing this simple command. RunProgramme.exe No ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 Remote desktop services (RDS) & Certificates

We are using Server 2008 R2 as RDS server and clients use RDC client to access the server remotely. I want to know how can I assign self-signed server certificate to the clients so that they have to ...
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Problem viewing Active Directory users from external server

I'm trying to set up a website on an external web server (IIS 6 on Win 2k3) such that: Anonymous access is denied Users have to log in with their Active Directory username / password I can grant ...
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Ubuntu remote access

I have two pc in a network, now I'm far away from that PC, so because of this I installed Teamwiever. At the moment I can reach one PC(on that pc is running windows 7), I can reach the other PC as ...
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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 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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Deployment of general files to Windows XP Pro clients

I'm looking into deploying general software projects to small networks of Windows XP Pro/7 Pro machines. A use case is that there are 3 client machines and a build server. The build server builds 3 ...
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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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remote connection to SQL Server 2008 R2 failed from another country?

I am getting this error message when I try to connect SQL Server 2008 R2 Server Instance Conditions : On the server side : Sql Server Network Configuration : TCP/IP enabled Sql ...
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What is a “VPN Consolidator”

A client recently mentioned using a VPN consolidator for remote access to their server. I've never heard this term used before. Is it some type of slang that I'm not familiar with? I did a bit of ...
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Problem connecting to remote registry on Windows Server 2003

Im having problems reaching remote registry on my Windows Server 2003, or at least that is what my backup/replication software supplier says. Any Idea on where I can start to troubleshoot? What ...
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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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How would you remotely install software on multiple Windows XP machines?

I need to install the standalone google talk client for Windows XP. I have the googletalk-setup.exe. How would you go about installing this on 100+ Windows XP systems? Is there an automated way you ...
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Enable Remote Login (SSH) without GUI on a Mac

I'm having an issue with my Mac where it's freezing on the initial login. How can I enable ssh without using going into system preferences, etc.
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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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Is it possible to capture traffic to the remote web server

I noticed that my user name and password is sent bare text to the remote server inside HTTP POST request. This is a sniffed packed from Wireshark POST /***URL*** HTTP/1.1 Host: ***DNS NAME*** ...
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How can I access to a folder as it was one on my own server but on a remote?

I need to provide to an application data in folder but this folder is on remote server. I know I can use NFS or SAMBA but I'm not a sysadmin, and I just know how to set up such mount point, as a ...
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Is my Exim vulnerable to the recent remote exploit (CVE-2011-1764)?

CentOS using yum to update Exim. Exim is configured to not allow remote connections using the local_interfaces config option. My old version was 4.63-5.el5_5.2 and after using: yum update exim it ...
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RedisToGo - remote Redis server. When to use one?

I like the concept of relying on third-party service hosting my data but what's the point of using super-fast NoSQL storage via remote hosting? It maybe in different datacenter or even country! And ...
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Dell OMSA Remote Enablement? What is it for?

I'm managing a group of Dell and HP servers the were put in service before I came into this group. My prior experience is with HP DL3x0 servers. There wasn't any remote management before I joined 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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Remote desktop license error when connecting to a W2K8

I'm having a problem with 1 user who can not connect to any W2K8 servers (cliet OS is Windows Vista). He keeps getting the error bellow: "The remote computer disconnected the session due to an error ...
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Untar selected files in .tar.gz file from remote ftp server?

Lets say i have a big backup.tar.gz file in a remote ftp server. I needed some files from it but i dont want to download/untar all of it. Just specific files/folder. normally this is code to select ...
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Auto-Backup via FTP service

I'm wondering if there is any online service which keeps incremental backups from a server incrementally. I'm looking at Mozy etc. but I'm not sure if they offer this service. I basically need a ...
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remote ftp connection from remote server via WinSCP or a windows program?

I have a new server. The hosting gives me a ftp account for backing up the main server. My problem is, I can only connect to this ftp account from the server. I don't like surfing inside folders via ...
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Manage Exchange 2007 from Windows 7

Can someone tell me what tools I need to remotely manage Exchange 2007 from a Windows 7 PC? something similar to the remote administration tools used to manage active directory. If these tools exist, ...
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Windows XP on domain: Is it possible to create a user profile directory prior to user logging onto computer

I'm prepping a couple workstations that will replace older systems in a remote office that does not have local IT staff. Users will connect the new computers in place of the old computers when they ...
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Viewing Computers with Remote Desktop

I have a few Windows XP machines where the users logon to the domain as "temp1", "temp2", "temp3". Can I use Remote desktop to view their screen using my admin login information? The only way I have ...
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Listing services on remote machine locks me out of the machine

I run a powershell command to list all of the services on a remote matchine: $b = 0; get-wmiobject win32_service -computer $computerName -credential $cred | select-object Name, ...
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Host servers locally or remotely? [closed]

So, my server is a VPS with a LAMP, Webmin, and an Indefero installation. It runs at 512mb RAM and it's great. My friend told me of a VPS company that gives 128MB ram for $15 a year (eighty cents a ...
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Remotely creating email accounts?

I'm the admin for a smaller company (with about 40 clients, running mac OS 10.4-10.6), and we are currently in the process of changing our email-setup from one hosted POP3-solution to an IMAP-based ...
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backuppc - how to backup remote (over the internet) clients?

I am testing out backuppc, which works great so far backing up windows clients on a LAN via SMB (no backup client/agent required). However I have quite a few laptops and desktops that are in various ...
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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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Scan all domain workstations for specific registry key/environmental variable

I'm looking for scripts or software that can scan workstations on a domain for a particular environmental variable (for interest, it was used to store the SOE build version) and generate a report. ...
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adding remote ssh printer as local printer

I have SSH access to a remote host (FreeBSD) that has a printer set up. I do not have root access on that host or any other special user rights. Now I want to print directly from my laptop on that ...
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Outlook Trust Certificate SBS 2003

I have a client that has Windows SBS 2003. They currently have remote mail enabled, ie: mail.clientdomain.com.au/exchange prompts to accept to use the certificate, then allows them to use remote mail ...
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Any clever way to put a password in an SSH key?

My host uses passwords instead of id_rsa's to SSH in. But instead of typing the password everytime, is there a way to put the password in my .ssh/config ? For example: Host gravy_access Hostname ...
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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 ...