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HP DL140 Lights-Out licensing issue

I have two HP DL140 and I recently upgraded their lo firmware. But one of them does accept the license but does not turn virtual kvm on. Do you have any idea?
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How is git supposed to resolve URLs generated by gitlab?

Having gitlab successfully installed and running, I tried to import an existing project. To do so I created an empty project and then got a list of instructions on the projects page, how to push my ...
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Is there a linux remote fs driver (nfs/sshfs/cifs/etc) that also keeps a local copy and fails over to the local copy?

I need to keep some static web mirrors synced in as close to realtime as possible, but I also want it to be somewhat fail-safe (or at least not obvious to the visitors), so if the file server goes ...
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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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Does stunnel support multiple forwardings over the same connection?

A lot of the tutorials on stunnel show only single forwardings. It stunnel limited to only fowarding and listening to one port on both ends, or can it handle both local and remote forwarding in the ...
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Server 2008 Firewall Blocked Remote Desktop

While i was configuring windows firewall in Server 2008, i have accidentally blocked "all programs access". Now i am unable to access to my server with remote desktop also. My server is not a ...
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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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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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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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What's the best way to telnet from a remote Windows PC without using RDP?

Three Networks: 10.1.1.0 - Mine 172.1.1.0 - My Branch Office 172.2.2.0 - My Branch Office's VOIP VLAN. My PC is on 10.1.1.0. I need to telnet into a Cisco router on 172.2.2.0. The 10.1.1.0 network ...
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Best tools for “ssh tail -f” style log file monitoring and analysis

I'm looking for a tool to monitor custom PHP Error logs/Apache and possibly Java logs on remote development servers. I'm not looking for a full production log system like Splunk, but something that's ...
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Windows Domain for Work-At-Home Consultants

We are a small consulting firm, with a need for a windows domain based network. Most of our consultants work either at home, or on-site. What would be the best way to provide a domain centric ...
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How to remotely connect using perfmon?

Suprised there is not a ton of information on google when i search for this but there is not. Lot of people asking the question but i none of them have any good answers. I have a remote computer ...
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Win2K8 R2 Hyper-V : Cannot access Hyper-V Manager from remote PC in same LAN & Domain

I have a Physical Win2K8 R2 server GUI w/ Hyper-V. I have DC/AD setup (as a virtual inside this physical). I can log in to Physical Server using a DOMAIN USER ACCOUNT, then open Hyper-V manager, ...
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Remote Connections Timing Out to SSH/HTTP in Parallel from Multiple Locations, but not PING, why?

QUESTION: Remote Connections Timing Out to SSH/HTTP in Parallel from Multiple Locations, but NOT PING, why? ISSUE: Have a web server that has remote connections timing out around 50% of the time in ...
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Setting up a proxy on a remote server?

was wondering if it's possible to set up on a proxy on a remote server. I've tried PHProxy, which is a web based browser-in-browser proxy script I could upload via FTP, but it didn't always function ...
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Remotely stopping services

I have been using sc.exe to remotely stop a bunch of custom windows service(s) as part of our product deployment script. This was working perfectly until we migrated from windows 2003 to windows 2008 ...
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postfix smtpd rejecting mail from outside network match_list_match: no match

My postfix (V: 2.5.5-1.1) running on ubuntu server (9.04) started to reject mail arriving in from outside about 2 weeks ago. Doing a "manual" session via telnet shows that the connection is always ...
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Copying directories with subdirectories from QNAP NAS to Synology NAS

I have a QNAP TS-239 Pro NAS server, from which I need to copy a large number of files (>2 TB) to a Synology 409 NAS. I could do it with a Windows computer, but would prefer to do it directly from ...
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Mount remote windows harddrive

Alright, this hard drive that I need to mount is on a windows machine, in a different town. What would be the best approach for this? I would like it in fstab if possible, and a little bit of ...
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Remote Desktop freezing the remote computer

My work computer will freeze when I Remote Desktop to it from any other computer either at work or from home. I have to perform a hard reset which I don't like to do in order to get it running again. ...
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Can I use a remote user to log in into a remote SQL Server?

Can I use the administrator user of a remote (no domain or anything like that) Windows Server to log in into the SQL Server running on that same machine? That would be, using the same credentials, ...
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What are some of the security tools that can be used to prevent or block a Java Applet JMX Remote Code Execution?

What are some of the security tools that can be used to prevent or block a Java Applet JMX Remote Code Execution?When the attackers are using Java JRE with version 7 before update 11 (jre-7u10-...
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WMI Remote “Access Denied”

I can no longer remote access WMI on anything in my environment (10/8.1/XP/7 workstations). Here some specifics: 1) I am a Domain Admin and "MRT" is my user and password "mmmmn". 2) Since this ...
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Script to unlock and lock monitoring screens remotely

We have several Windows 7 machines that are used for monitoring screens on the wall (one machine per monitor). We have to log these in every morning and lock them over night. This is a tedious ...
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How to do remote calls from server A to B to create virtual machines

This is my first question on serverfault so I hope I'm doing this right as I'm usually on Stackoverflow :-) I have two Ubuntu 14.04 LTS servers, server A and B. Server A runs the web server where ...
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Remotely change local group policy server 2008R2

I'm trying to find a way I can edit the 'trusted hosts' list under local group policy remotely. Path from within Local Group Policy is: \local computer policy\computer configuration\administrative ...
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duplicate printers windows 2012 r2 (same printer)

We have the following setup: Windows 2012r2 Remote desktop server (x1) Windows 2012r2 Print server Network printers are added once to the print server Printers are installed to users remote desktop ...
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How to install Ubuntu remotely on a windows machine?

My client is located in Ireland while I'm in India and he is not very familiar with Linux machines and we need to set up a linux machine so that we can set up an apache server on his machine there. He ...
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How can I separate logs with rsyslog from a remote location for devices using the same IP?

I have a number of Yealink SIP phones at different locations that I am trying to centralize log collection for. I have set up a CentOS server at my main location with rsyslog. I am forwarding all ...
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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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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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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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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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How can I use a remote admin tool (puppet or chef) combined with a sync tool (e.g. rsync) to send log files from several servers to a central server?

Summary How can I use a remote admin tool (puppet or chef) combined with a sync tool (e.g. rsync) and scheduler (cron) to send log files from several servers to a central server? Context Our ...
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I can RDP into server but cannot browse using explorer

Disclaimer: Networking is not my strong point, it is my Achilles' heel. At work I have been given a sandbox server to test my software with, I have full control over the server itself but the network/...
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How can I test domain credentials against multiple machines simultaneously?

How to test domain credentials against multiple hosts in a subnet/domain taking into account that WMI is allowed for remote access and no firewalls on local machines are enabled? I need something ...
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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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Host name checks when somebody remotely logs in

Whenever anyone connects through Remote Desktop to my Windows 2003 server, I want to check his computer name (hostname) along with his username so I can allow the user to log in. I don't know ...
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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 use remote desktop to a proxy server that's using Forefront TMG?

I need to get a proxy server going and I have a VM with Forefront TMG installed on it. Problem is that to access the proxy server (which I can't see, ping or access through the network) is only ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 $cred | select-object Name, @{n='Counter';e={$...
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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 ...