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Retrieve secure copy in UNIX?

Is there a way to retrieve a secure copy in UNIX? Why would I need to do this? Because I can login to a remote machine from my local machine, but not the other way around. So I need to retrieve a ...
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How to temporarily disable rsh between machines for user only

First, please note that I am just a regular user. I cannot do anything as a super user. Our sysadmin has enabled rsh between machines in our local network. That is, I can do this: [user@machineA] ...
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Remote login in, creating alias, need advice

I usually remote login to the server at my school. I have a user name and password. The command is 'ssh -l username -p port machineName'. (username is mine, port is a number and machineName is the ...
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ssh and cd into current directory

When I ssh into mycomputer from logincomputer, I would like to automatically cd into the current directory (the one from which the ssh command was executed) on mycomputer. In particular: > cd ...
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SCP a remote file with a specific name

I have a script on a remote server that creates a log each day with the date on the name and need to import it to my local machine everyday, but with my script it transfers all the files and I just ...
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How to execute a script saved in the local system from a remote server?

I want to execute a script saved on the local system from a remote Unix server to help me automate a deployment process. The script contains some commands to rename an existing file on the remote Unix ...
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X-Forwarding on server

It is possible to use X11-forwarding running on a common remote server without GPU ?
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Configure a UNIX server to send its logs to a remote syslog server?

Is it possible? If so, how is it done exactly? The syslog.conf file doesn't help too much.
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Executing local script/command on remote server

I have a command that I want to run on machine B from machine A. If I run the command on machine B locally, it works fine. Here is the command: for n in `find /data1/ -name 'ini*.ext'` ; do echo ...
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Remote Desktop from UNIX to Windows

You know how you can enable x11 forwarding and through putty when you use a program on the remote UNIX machine, the visuals of it (GUI, etc.) appear on your end? What I'm trying to do is instead of ...
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running tail -f on a server which connects to another server over ssh

I have been using the following command to connect to a server, which connects to another server and runs tail -f on it: ssh server1.com ssh server2.com tail -f file.log This so far works fine. ...
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How to run command on server side via ssh without logging in

I am lazy to login to my server via ssh to execute just one command. Like I need to touch /var/www/dir/file.doc. Can I do something like: srun root@mydomain.com touch /var/www/dir/file.doc
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Disable remote mail in exim

i am a web developer and have exim4 installed on my dev box, recently i needed to send a scripted email to a few project managers and so got exim heavy and all that setup which went well. Now i'm back ...
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Why does net rpc shutdown fail with the right credentials?

The command $ net rpc SHUTDOWN -f -I xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx -U uname%psswd Fails with the following errors: Could not connect to server xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx The username or password was not correct. ...
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Good sshd + unix environment for Windows needed [closed]

My job is 95% Unix administration, but sometimes I manage Windows machines remotely. While I'm familiar enough with VNC and RDP solutions, there are times when I'd like something a little more ...
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How come I can't use Screen on a different computer?

When I use putty, login and type "screen", it works. When I use a DIFFERENT computer--a linux based system. I SSH into it through my local machine. Then, I type "screen" , and it displays this ...