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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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Windows Server 2008 Remote Desktop issue

I'm having a strange situation. I have a LAN where I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 server and a few other machines (Win 7, Vista). I have configured port forwarding on my router to forward port 4444 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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SQL Server 2008 Express, need to copy a table from one server to another automatically

We have 2 servers with SQL Server 2008 Express for IVR systems and one for our website. The website's database server is more accessible on our network. I would like to copy some tables from the other ...
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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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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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How do I install Windows Service on remote server

How do I install Windows Service (msi package) on a remote windows server and configure its Logon options.
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Microsoft Remote Evaluation Service

Microsoft used to offer a service where you could connect to an evaluation system via Remote Desktop and temporarily evaluate the new software. I believe this service existed 5+ years ago and ...
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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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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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APC UPS-5000 Power off remote servers

I have a UPS connected via the serial port to a server using PowerChute Business Edition. If a power outage occurs I would like this server to start shutting down all other servers within the network. ...
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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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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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Cannot Remote Desktop to a Win 7 box: how to know which firewall rule and/or policy is causing a packet drop?

I tried everything I could but still cannot remote desktop to a laptop running Win 7 at home. Basically, I made sure rule exists for TCP 3389 connections to be allowed, no local policies restrict it, ...
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Connecting SVN from Remote Server

I have hosted my repository in assebbla & it works fine. now I want to write a script that can automate the build process : 1. Take the code from assembla repository 2. Make a dump and copy it ...
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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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Remote desktop to a computer not on the network

I have a secure laptop that, for various reasons, is not allowed to be connected to a network. I need to remotely control that laptop from a desktop computer and be able to send files to it. The two ...
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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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Getting a custom .bashrc available in ssh session

Currently, we have quite a lot of shared ssh logins to various servers, and my colleagues wouldn't like it if I fiddled with the default shell to much. I do however have quite a list of aliases and ...
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Ext4 Input/Output Error Reboot via SSH

I've got a remote appliance, and its disk IO seems to have locked up, trying to run anything that isn't already loaded results in errors like this: $ sudo shutdown -r 0 sudo: Can't open ...
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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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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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Send a batch file to a Windows machine, and execute it

I know PsExec is perfect for sending files over a computer on a network and then execute it on that remote computer, however I can't use PsExec because I'm developing a piece of software and I can't ...
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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 do I connect remotely to SQL Server from Windows client?

Having a bit of an issue connecting to SQL SERVER remotely from Windows. I've verified that all of my settings are correct via SQL SERVER MANAGEMENT STUDIO EXPRESS and SQL SERVER CONFIGURATION ...
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Exim not sending email remotely

I am using exim4. I have configured and run it. But it only works for localhost. When i try to do something like this exim4 -v someone@somewhere.com, it gives me the error of connection time out. ...
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What's a good public access terminal solution using old PCs and remote VMs?

Has anyone had experience using VMs as remote desktops for public access terminals (e.g. an internet cafe) In our case we don't want to charge money for access but I figure this solution has a few ...
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Git: can I store known repository in the repository?

I am setting up a Git repository. I know you can add repositories using git config --global, but is there a way that those known repositories gets cloned by users? For example, I add ...
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Windows Server Backup 2008 - Language Incompatibilities?

I have 2 Windows 2008 Server R2 machines - one is Japanese language based and the other English. When I try to connect from the English language server using Windows Server Backup (snap-in) I get the ...
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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 ...