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Remotely restart a service without admin permissions

I have a temporary consultant that is working on a project. He often needs to restart a service that is on another server and he asks me to restart it for him. This server is on a different domain ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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 I have some devices at building 2, connect to the building 2 server (WS2012) as it's gateway, and use that server's VPN connection to building 1?

The situation is as follows Building 1 (B1) is my main site. I have 1 Windows Server 2012 unit at B1 and B2. B1 is a PPTP server. At B2, I have many devices. Most of these devices are constantly on ...
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remote Windows command line

I am connecting from my pc1 to Windows server via Widows Remote Desktop Client. Then I execute one application (it has maximized window, and must stay maximized) on remote computer via his own ...
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Rsync exclude does not work during remote upload

I prepared an rsync code as below: /home/ra/maindir/subdir/ --exclude="/dir/config" --exclude="/dir/include/x.php" --exclude="/maindir/include/x1.php" What I am trying to do is to exclude 'config' ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Storing rsyslog remote events into ip based file

I was looking in the documentation and over google if it's possible to create single rule in rsyslog that would place the syslog events into files based on source ip/host/any other variable. What I ...
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PSSession Access Denied Error

I try connect to from the machine psttest01 to the machine psttest02 with PSSession and certificates as authentication. For that I used this command: Enter-PSSession -ComputerName psttest02 -...
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How to get remote users to authenticate?

We have some remote users who are rarely on the company LAN. They may be remote for six months or more during a year. Every so often we encounter the problem of errors like: "There are currently no ...
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windows server 2012 r2 Remote Registry switching logon account after any restart

I have a windows server 2012 r2 standard edition, running Hyper-V running windows server 2012 r2 too.. The problem is that any time i do a restart to the server, the Remote Registry service change ...
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Turning on a virtual machine in esxi remotely without full access to the dedicated server

so a bit of background. I've setup a virtual machine via esxi on an ovh dedi, for a friend to use (via tightvnc/teamviewer). However he's not needing it running most of the time, and to save on cpu ...
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Watch new process on remote computer without agent

I am setting up an agentless HIDS solution and I wish to know if it's possible to send from a Windows computer the name of every process that starts to the HIDS C&C. The agentless factor is as ...
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Cant login with any user after changing domain and name of RDS server

This is my first message here, so i just want to start to say hi to everyone. Ok, so straight to the point: We have a Windows Server 2008 R2 machine that functions as a RDS server (15 CAL or so). ...
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Cannot log in to RDP

I have 2 IPs on my Windows Server 2012. 1st is local the 2nd is real public. Whenever I try to login using RDP from a windows 8 from inside the network of the local IP, I can easily log in. However, ...
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Disabled Routing and Remote Access

I have disabled Routing and Remote Acces in Windows small business server 2011 standard. Since that users are prompted to enter credentials each time they want to access to a shardrive or network. ...
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Limiting TightVNC Server's number of concurrent sessions

I have a Raspberry Pi, and I'm using TightVNC Server to access remotely. My /etc/init.d/tightvnc file (which is just the service that launches at boot) looks like this: #!/bin/sh # /etc/init.d/...
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Remote service is failing to start

I have a Windows 2003 PC and a bunch of Windows XP PC's, and on the Domain, I have used 'SC \\XP1 create' to create a Service on an XP PC, the executable path is at \\2k3\Windows\System32\clipsv.exe. ...
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Win10 - Open RDP using Win-key + name of server

I need to RDP to many servers. On Win7 i put all RDP links into the C:\Users\%user%\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs folder, making it possible to press the "Windows key + name of ...
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Xenserver 6.5 Remote Power On Hangs

After installing OMSA on both of my PowerEdge M620 blades running xenserver 6.5 I tried using the 'Power On' feature. In xencenter its showing that its trying to power on the server but no progress ...
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Running a virtual machine remotely; connect it to the local network

The scenario is as follows: I have a virtual machine remotely, e.g. on a server somewhere in a data center, and I connect to it from my laptop on a restricted network (only tcp 80 and 443 are open). ...
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Shadow remote desktop session - Show scroll bar

We have converted our users to "Remote Desktop" of Microsoft few week ago. To help users when there have trouble we shadow their remote session by running command line : mstsc /v:tsserver /shadow:ID ...
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How to configure Apache NTLM in order to get REMOTE_USER?

No matter where I put %{REMOTE_USER}, I got NULL. Can you please tell me how I can configure NTLM Apache in order to get REMOTE_USER ? RewriteEngine On #RewriteCond %{LA-U:REMOTE_USER} ...
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How to preserve the name of the remoteUser while reverse proxy?

I am using a software which enables me to log my operations and one the things it is loggin is the name of the remote user. Neverthless, I have a little problem since I am working on a secured ...
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Unsolicited Remote Assistance on domain

I manage a domain using win 2k8 r2 and 100 PC on Windows7. I have configured the Unsolicited Remote Assistance proceeding with all the requirements posted here https://4sysops.com/archives/how-to-...
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NAS on both local and internet

I'm looking for a best practice or straight up solution to this basic issue. A company has a NAS setup, employees laptops can access it locally at 192.xxx.7 and also remotely at 110.xxx.23.. When the ...
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Terminal Services 2003 Require accounts logging in to have a password

I am required to look after a Terminal Services 2003 machine. Occasionally company staff will create a new Active Directory user with no password and grant that user permission to login to the ...
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Is it possible to reconnect to a remote cmd.exe shell?

I am using freesshd.com to run an ssh server on my machine. I need to be able to execute .bat files in their normal environemt so I am using the cmd.exe shell, the only shell I know of that can ...
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REMOTE_USER not getting set?

I am trying to setup LDAP Authentication in Joomla using a plugin called JMapMyLDAP (in fact 4 plugins each doing a different job). I need to pull a part of a string out of the server variable ...
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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 ...