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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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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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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 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 ...
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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), ...
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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, ...
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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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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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Triggering GDM login on a remote machine

I have to briefly describe the situation. We are planning to make a computer classroom with workstations running Ubuntu 10.04. Since making accounts for each student has not been considered ...
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Trusted 2008 RDP publisher thumbprint failure

Server 2008 R2, Windows 7. I'm trying to use group policy to specify the thumbprints of a trusted RDP publisher (me). I've followed the msdn instructions for getting and setting the thumbprint and ...
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Check a specific value in application?

I have a network with almost 2000 pc, on each of them i have an application installed for monitoring and mgmt, i need to check a specific value in each agent on the 2000 pc, which cant be checked ...
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How should I proceed with establishing a Remote Infrastructure management system for my [small] company?

My company is having a small IT infrastructure. Details are: 125 computers One mail server One NAS and One database server We want to establish a remote infrastructure management system, where in ...
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Registering DNS entries from remote sites

I have a central office with a domain controller with DNS installed. Any computers at that office are on the same subnet (10.1.32.x) update their DNS entries correctly. DHCP is handled in that office ...
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Allowing Domain Users to run winrm commands

Currently i have a AD/Kerberos Configured on one EC2 instance(Windows 2008 R2) and created couple of users. Each of the users has administrator privileges. When We login as a non-domain Administrator, ...
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Windows 7 remote assistance and sonicwall TZ210

Ive been trying to get remote assistance to work on Windows 7 professional PC behind a sonicwall TZ-210 firewall/router to another windows 7 professional PC. If I bypass the sonicwall device and ...
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How can I access the bios remotely on a desktop computer acting as a server? [closed]

What are the options for having remote control via network of a computer even down to the "bios" level. I've seen Dell's DRAC / Out-of-band management that they have for their servers, and typically ...
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Remote desktop to a VM that is on ESXi v4.0

I can't seem to get a remote session started from my pc to a Windows 2003 server vm that is residing on a VMware ESXi server. I can connect with the VMware client software and I can remote out of the ...
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Installing Windows Server 2008 without a DVD-ROM drive

We've just picked up a cheap second-hand Dell PowerEdge 860 with an SAS 5i/R RAID controller, and we want to install Windows Server 2008 on it. Problem is that the machine only came with a CD-ROM ...
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What could I leave running on a linux server locally when all access is remote?

I'va remote linux debian server that 99.9% of the time I access via ssh remotely. However I was aware that the local terminal is sitting there with a logon prompt. Is there anything I could change ...
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Establish Linux to Windows connection [closed]

We can establish connection between Unix based machines using these commands - ssh telnet but how to establish a connection between a Linux and Windows? Putty, WinSCP etc are used in Windows to ...
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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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How can you remotely start a process on Windows as a different user?

We have a Windows environment comprising XP SP3 workstations, some Vista Workstations, and Windows 2003 Server. I have need to start a process remotely on some of these systems from the command line ...
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should php be installed on apche web server or mysql database server

Setup: Two separate boxes: Fedora 15, Apache, PHP and PHP modules Fedora 15, MySQL I am unable to make a connection to mysql from Apache web server. <?php echo "<br>begin ...
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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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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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References for remote server setup

I'm going to setup a Linux server on a remote site. This server will be absolutly clean, nothing installed on it. People on remote site will receive the server, plug in network, power on and put in a ...
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Is router DHCP server reliable for remote system?

I'm setting up a small unattended network containing one server and several node machines that communicate with that server. Is setting up a reserved entry on the network router's DHCP server for each ...
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Troubleshooting RDP vs VNC

Question 1: “Does anyone know if RealVNC, TightVNC, etc... will allow audio pass through? For example, to allow sounds generated by the host computer to reach the remote computers that are logged into ...
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Options for deploying non microsoft software to remote computers

I am in a bit of a rough spot and I'm hoping that some of you would be able to present me with some options. I have a main office and satellite office where my computer software is updated with a ...
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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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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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Monitoring CPU, Mem, disk, on a single server [duplicate]

I've been looking for a simple starter solution for monitoring my [currently] single server hosted solution. Other than Nagios and similar, are there other good (simple) solutions people are using?
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Getting Splunk logs from a remote location

I currently have a server in my home lab running Splunk, really love it. I'm soon going to have another server in the EC2 cloud, and I'd love to be able to monitor that using Splunk, hopefully though ...
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VirtualBox and CentOS 6, cannot connect to httpd

I'm trying to build a CI server in a VM using CentOS 6 Minimalist Install and VirtualBox 4.1.4r74291 on a Windows 7 host box. Before you ask: selinux is currently disabled (with plans to re-enable ...
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Enabling VPN for RDP *only*

I was wondering if it's possible to enable VPN for RDP only. I'm running Windows 8, and am doing a remote job for a client. However, I have all sorts of other things (downloads mostly) which I would ...
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Using delprof in command prompt remotly. Which user will it be run as if no user is specified?

If i use delprof2 and cmd to remotly delete profiles, which user would this be run under if no other user is given? Many thanks Dan