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Google Cloud VM startup-script to change ssh port

After changing port i'm unable to login SSH Extremely large packet length from remote suggests data stream corruption firewall already open for that port Now i wanted to try revert ssh port to 22 Can ...
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GCE - Startup script - Can't use metadata anymore

Good evening, I've been trying to modify my Instance Startup script in Google Compute Engine, nevertheless with a new version of GCE (probably Dec 2021 or Nov 2021) the display has changed. Moveover ...
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Running Powershell scripts pushed from AD GPO as admin on domain computers

Needed some help getting a simple task done at work. I have about 30 machines in my work domain that i want to run a power-shell script on at startup. I have created a GPO that runs the script on all ...
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running batch file as administrator privilege in clients with gpo(scripts/logon)

I want to run a batch file on all my domain clients via gpo(scripts/logon), but the problem is that to run a batch file, administrator privilege is required. I wanted to know is there any command or ...
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GPO to detect if application is installed, if not install it and then create log file

@echo off IF NOT EXIST "C:\Program Files\APPLICATION_DIR" ( msiexec /q /i "https://www.SOME-WEBSITE.com/software/APPLICATION_NAME_x64.msi" LICENSE_KEY="LICENSE_KEY_GOES_HERE&...
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Startup Script to Uninstall Google Chrome Not Working

I'm working with our sysadmin to uninstall Google Chrome on our network, which we manage via GPO. As it has been installed by the users themselves, by a GPO (which is now deleted) and manually by the ...
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Running script as user with root permissions

Due to conflicting and constantly changing permissions on mounted drives (which cannot easily be solved due to the development structure of programs), there is a script that must be run with root ...
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Shutdown instance in startup script takes long time

I've added a bash script in instance metadata which performs some tests and then runs the following command at the end of the script. shutdown -h now The instance and image is after removed, by the &...
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ActiveDirectory Startup/Shutdown PowerShell Script not being executed, failing silently

Environment Windows Server 2012 domain Windows 10 version 2004 client I'm trying to deploy an ActiveDirectory Startup or Shutdown powershell script on a test OU to update VLC Media Player and I can'...
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GPO Script - Logging/Tracking user acceptance - Windows Workstations

I am a developer with no prior experience with GPO scripting. I have a request to create a user acceptance policy that is logged when user accept it. (about 1000 Windows workstations in an AD domain) ...
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Execute a script while boot up in RHEL7, not working

I have created below script in RHEL 7.6, but unfortunately getting EXEC format error. When i execute the command from working directory it's working fine. below is the service file which was created ...
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trigger a autologon from computer startup script

I am looking for a way, to automatically logon a User from computer startup script, without rebooting the machine. I know, I can write in HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon... ...
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Error running a startup-script: home environment variable not set in redhat instance running on GCP

I'm having trouble to understand the shell environement that is used to run startup scripts. What difference with a login session? If I set a simple starup script to print the env variables: ...
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MongoDB rc.d script for FreeBSD

I want to start MongoDB (aka mondgod) as a service under FreeBSD. I have the following in rc.conf: mongod_enable="YES" mongod_config="/usr/local/etc/mongodb.conf" mongod_dpath="/var/db/mongod" But ...
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Is it possible to get systemd to monitor a process that it does not start?

Some of our startup scripts have an ExecStart line that runs a curl command to start jobs from our Jenkins build server. Systemd does not know anything about the job that is started as a result of ...
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Server 2008R2, startup/shutdown powershell scripts in gpedit.msc not working and not appearing in registry. Script works manually. No domain involved

It's a fully updated 2008 R2 box running WMF 5.1. I've got a powershell script that, under normal circumstances, e-mails me on startup or shutdown. It's working fine on a different 2008 R2 box. On ...
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running scripts that have sudo in it as sudo at startup?

I have a script that I want to run on startup. This script launches vms using sudo VBoxManage. How can I a) Execute this vm start script on the computer startup and b) make sure the sudos don't need ...
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How to allow for a slow-starting dependency service in systemd

Sometimes a service will start and fork - giving systemd the illusion that it's ready - even though it hasn't finished "warming up". In this particular instance I'm using ApacheDS to provide LDAP ...
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System Account Access to Domain Share

Good morning. I'm trying to create a PowerShell startup script via Group Policy. I set the group policy and directed it to the location of the script. \ \server\c$\share\script.ps1 After applying ...
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GCE Ubuntu Multi-Interface Instance Route Configuration

I'm running an Ubuntu 16.04 instance with multiple interfaces. I'm looking to configure some routes on the 2nd interface. While I can do this manually, that does not persist with a reboot. Most ...
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Is it possible to see output startup script in compute engine

My Compute Engine vm when deployed run a startup script. Everything seems working well, but there is one command in the startup script which I think it doesn't. I run the command apt-get update &...
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Unable to start a script at startup ubuntu

I am trying to execute one script at startup on ubuntu 16.04 LTS desktop. I have added my script to /etc/init.d location. But after restart I am unable to see my script running using pidof -s pgd ...
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Right network interface autodetect and get dhcp while boot

While preparing the mini forensic system I hung on a problem: Let us imagine, we prepare a usb-flash booted linux for lot of diferent workstations. While setting up the network (ipv4 dhcp) we can find ...
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Crontab vs init.d which one to use for Startup Script?

I have a script that start my docker service and starts my container on RHEL7.3 machine when system reboots. Two ways are working for me: 1) Add script to rc.local 2) Add to crontab -e with path to ...
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init script for zookeeper

i have seen that the developers of zookeeper have a great zkServer.sh script to start,stop, restart etc zookeeper, but i have no idea why in the world they decided to skip init script to use. With ...
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Windows 10 Hibernate Boot let's suspend (Powershell) Script execution at Startup

I am intensively working with Powershell Scripts which are executed at startup (local machine, not logon). I had some problems to troubleshoot like "Wait for network" or replication failures between ...
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Debain Start Up Script - Google Cloud

so I would like to know how to create a script the performs three basic commands. sudo su - Admin cd ~/AMP ./ampinstmgr -a This is what I got, I have also given it 777 perms. #! /bin/sh ...
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Running a bash script as root on boot

i have a script that calculate an ip address (using gateway address) than change, the script work when i launch it manually with sudo sudo ./changework.sh i want this script to run during bootup ...
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Clamav TCP 3310 setup Debian

I've run into this problem which is weird. I'm using Debian jessie I have setup clamav to listen also on port 3310 with the TCPSocket 3310 option. After saving the changes to the config file I ...
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Ubuntu-Server Does Not Present Logon After Executing rc.local Script

UPDATE: I completely commented out the rc.local script and the problem still persists. This time though, it seems like the boot process has made it further than before. It's still getting hung though. ...
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How to start java application on boot

I have a server with Centos 6. I've installed an configured everything so my server application runs smoothly, however if there is any unexpected reboots I have to manually start an SSH session and ...
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Start script are not cleared table of processes

I have a proxy server, all ok. But, i have some problems & questions. First: when i make "/etc/init.d/nginx stop" or "/etc/init.d/nginx restart", of my config, it not reload and all nginx process ...
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How to start OpenVPN conditionally?

I need to bring up an OpenVPN connection on the condition that a site is not reachable (on numerous devices spread over several heterogeneous networks). I did not find any such feature in OpenVPN ...
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FreeBSD: Starting PostgreSQL before other services

I run a python application on FreeBSD that uses PostgreSQL, Nginx, and UWSGI. UWSGI I manage with SupervisorD. My /etc/rc.conf looks like this: ... postgresql_enable="YES" nginx_enable="YES" ...
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how to run a shell scripts at every login in Centos

Actually i want to run my shell script at every time when a user login as well as at boot. i have tried using using crontab but it runs only at boot not at every login.so please tell me how to do ...
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Create a directory under /var/run at boot

I had a daemon that needed its own dir in /var/run for its PID file with write permission granted to the daemon's user. I found I could create this dir with these commands: # mkdir /var/run/mydaemon ...
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Showing the IP in the banner before login

I have a Linux machine and I want it to show the current IP in the banner that shows before the login prompt is displayed. How can I do that? I considered making a startup script that finds the IP in ...
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Clients looking for GPO login script on my personal computer instead of doing it on the DC?

This is kinda weird. I have the Group Policy Management console installed on my Windows 7 workstation and I configure policies from there. Sometimes I do it directly on a domain controller, but most ...
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How do I start Jetbrains License Server automatically on my Ubuntu system?

Assuming I have my license server installed here: /opt/jetbrains-license-server, how do I configure it to start automatically?
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/dev/console terminal for startup service on Centos 7

I am working on a system running Centos 7 and I'm pretty new to Linux in general. I have a task to re-implement some startup services that was supported automatically by 3rd party tool in our previous ...
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Windows Server 2012 R2 logon sctips via GPO: run on every logon/connection?

Windows Server 2012 R2, non domain attached, running in VMWare workstation 9.x I would like to run a logon script to startup/resize BG Info. I have made the *.bat file, and it runs fine. I am new ...
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DISM deployed Windows 10 apps wont launch

I'm trying to deploy apps to computers around a school using DISM with a computer startup script. I've created a script to enumerate a directory on the network and install the app on the computers: ...
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Apache mod_perl cannot locate startup script

Running Centos 6.6 with Apache 2.2.15 and mod_perl 2.0.4 I'm trying to add a startup script (startup.pl) but cannot seem to get mod_perl to find it. I've reduced the config down to the bare minimum ...
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Run a script when joining a domain

I have a Microsoft domain (mostly 2008r2\7). I looking for a way to run a script immediately after (the restart after) joining a domain (without requiring user login), and so far I've failed. Also, I ...
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Start a script on ganeti node after instance is started or migrated

There is a ganeti cluster. Is there any way to run script on ganeti node after some instance is start running on that node? In both situations - starting from scratch, and migrating live from another ...
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How do I schedule a batch file to run on startup or shutdown?

I have 2 batch files that send emails intended to notify of a server shutdown or startup. The batch files call an exe with a single argument, the message to be sent. The exe comes from a vb.net ...
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upstart CentOS vs upstart Ubuntu is there any difference between them?

I'm moving some server configurations from Ubuntu Server 12.04 to CentOS 6.6. Now I'm working on /etc/init script that should be handled by upstart at both OS as far as I know. The files on both ...
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"Please Wait" When running startup script, only on Windows 8.1

I have a startup script and I have been testing it on 3 different virtual machines. These machines are running different versions of Windows(7, 8, and 8.1). They all have the same Group Policy applied ...
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Copying blobs to Azure customized VM's on boot

As I'm looking to take advantage of the SSD disks offering (D type in Azure), I understood that the only way to use them, is to copy the data to attached SSD disks from external storage like blob. I ...
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sysv init scripts -- differentiate between first run (boot) and subsequent runs

Normally sysv init scripts are run at boot time (from /etc/init.d/rcS) with the 'start' argument. However they can also be invoked with the 'start' after boot, for exmaple when a service is stopped ...
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