Accessing or controlling a computer that you are not physically in front of.

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Is there a way to remotely shut down a Windows machine on my home network that doesn't support RDP?

I have an older Dell Dimension desktop, originally running Windows XP, that I had recently upgraded to Windows 8.1. I plan on using it as a media server running Plex, and I can easily move files on to ...
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RDS 2012 R2 - Shadow Session error

We use the UI on our Connection Broker frequently to shadow RDS sessions. Occasionally, when initiating a remote session, we get the error "Can't get IPv4 or IPv6 address for VM ". The connection ...
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Remote shell on Ubuntu-eclipse displays too many lines

I am using Ubuntu on my Windows laptop to cross-compile and remote-debug some stuff on my raspberry pi 2. I'm connected over a USB-to-ethernet adapter. When I ssh-connect over the normal terminal in ...
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Remote booting using Digital IP KVM switch

I have a setup where I have a digital IP kvm switch controlling a computer . I can use the switch to remotely shut down this computer . However I cant restart or boot up the computer remotely . In my ...
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Can Windows-7 Remote Desktop into a MacBook?

I want to program on my MacBook Pro from my huge Windows 7 monitors. I've enabled Remote Login and Remote Mgmt at the MacBook. MacBook and Windows-7 desktop on same LAN. Windows-7 Network explorer ...
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How to Find User Name and IP address of users Logged on a Remote System

How can I find user name(of the local machine) of the last logged on user on a remote system. Is there any command or script we can use? I am able to capture IP address of the local machine of the ...
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Remotely changing hard drive boot order, windows 7

I have one workstation chassis with two hard drives. Depending on which one I boot from, I get one of two different operating systems: both are windows 7, but they have different static IPs, serve ...
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Easiest way to remote into a Windows 7 laptop with no video capabilities?

My dear beloved laptop of 4 years's GPU is dead. It can no longer display video, even through VGA or HDMI. It can still log into Windows, and I am able to blindly use cmd.exe, Windows Explorer, and ...
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Execute local script requiring arguments on Linux via plink

Is it possible to execute (from windows) a local script with arguments on a remote linux system? Here's what I got: plink 1.2.3.4 -l root -pw mypassword -m hello.sh Is there a way to do this ...
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Remote Desktop software: Why is Teamviewer so much faster than the open source competitors?

TeamViewer is faster compared to FLOSS alternatives concerning 2 aspects: The whole configuration process before the actual session: Determine IP, traverse through NAT & firewall, etc whereas in ...
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can more than 2 users connect Remotely using Remote Desktop connection in Windows server 2008 R2

can more than 2 users connect at same time using Remote Desktop connection (RDC) in Windows server 2008? If yes, please guide me.
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VMWare Remote Console “Portable” / VMRC

I need to use VMWare ESXi Vms from a remote location. I am looking for a desktop tool to access VMWare infrastructure Virtual Machines from a remote computer. A tool in the same line as the old ...
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Can't send key combinations with TeamViewer from Mac OS X to another Mac OS X

For some reason I can't send key combinations from my MacBook to my Mac Pro. I tried from a PC and it works, only from my MacBook seems to fail. Does anyone have any idea what the hell it's going on?
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Access DVR from public network/ip

I have Hikvision DVR and is on my office internal network. My modem is D-link brand(Dir-816). I wish to configure same dvr for public viewing so when i am outside I can access it form any public ...
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is it possible to use Team Viewer with multiple desktops? without interrupting owner's work? [duplicate]

is it possible to use team viewer to do some work on another one's computer, using another desktop without interrupting user's desktop? in other words owner can work on his own work while i am doing ...
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TeamViewer stuck on “connecting to …”

I initially connected using teamViewer to remote computer #1 (Win 7 machine), it connected no problem. During this time I setup windows mail (not sure if that's relevant, but it's all I did). I then ...
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Netstat shows very large number of connected IPs

I just ran netstat on my computer and found a large number of remote IPs connected, at least one of which shows as being from a website which when I googled was listed as a known scam site -- a site ...
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How can I control iTunes remotely

I have a desktop with a large music library connected to a high quality stereo and I'd like to be able to control which songs are playing, and in an ideal world, make playlists, using a laptop. ...
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Connecting to a file store through a VPN

For an assignment, I have to build a service for the "road warriors" of a theoretical company. Basically, they need remote access to a file store or share that has to go through a VPN in the cloud. I'...
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Publishing local printers in Remote Desktop sessions

My client has users of an ERP application spread across 50 locations. In each location, there will be multiple users. The ERP is hosted in a central server which has Windows 2012 Server 64-bit. The ...
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VMWare does not connect to remote server

I currently have a Windows 7 Professional OS running on my laptop. I have the Vshpere Client 6.0 running on it. I installed the server OS through the Vsphere Client. While in the office, I can ...
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mac to mac vnc through ssh for dummies. Is my connection encrypted?

I am finding online tutorials very challenging and I feel compelled to ask a question that I'm sure is common: How do I control the screen of a remote mac on a (remote) home network, where all info ...
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Log off a disconnected user remotely

How do I log a disconnected user off remotely? For example, I remotely connect to a computer (with Dameware, if that matters) and run a command that takes a significant amount of time to complete. In ...
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How to check the ip/hostname of remote machines that has ever ssh into my local Ubuntu machine

For some reason, I need to remote access Machine A. However, I do not know its hostname and IP address. What I know is that, I have, from Machine A, used SSH to access another Machine B, and also used ...
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Rapidshare download manager accessible over network

Basically I am looking for a download manager, which I can run on my server to download rapidshare files, while also being able to access it over the network via a standalone client application or web ...
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linux + verify by ssh the remote machine configuration

what is best way to verify if the remote machine is cluster machine I just create the following ssh command to verify if the remote machine is VRTS cluster or Linux availability Red Hat cluster ...
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Can I connect (RDP) to my local PC with Azure?

Can I replicate "GoToMyPC"-like capabilities with Azure? I know how you use Azure Service Bus or Virtual Networks. My question is what is the right approach to try to enable my local PC for secure ...
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Use a second cursor while remote user is controlling main cursor

I am frequently in web meetings where I need to give a remote user remote control over my cursor. However, I have dual monitors and would like to be able to do work on one monitor while the remote ...
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How does TeamViewer unattended remote access work?

TeamViewer says its unattended Remote Access works with no configuration required. How does this work? How does a connection attempt initiated by a "client" computer locate the "host" computer? I ...
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Remote SSH access doesn't work when OpenVPN client is enabled on DD-WRT

I have a DD-WRT router which I would like access remotely via SSH. The DD-WRT is behind an ADSL router which has port forwarding for port 22 enabled, DD-WRT SSH access and service are set to port 22, ...
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Windows 8.1 randomly went to lock screen - is it possible the sysadmin caused this?

I was using my work PC normally and it suddenly went to the lock screen. I did not touch the keyboard and I was using the mouse, merely reading my e-mail in Google Chrome. Is it possible for the ...
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How can I create a remote connection between Mac & Windows computers?

My office has 30 Windows PCs and 5 iMacs, all of which are connected to a LAN and the internet. I have seen TeamViewer being used for accessing other computers remotely, and want to know if it is ...
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Remotely turning on or rebooting a frozen computer

I use a remote desktop program (usually Microsoft's Remote Desktop) to connect to a Windows machine everyday. The remote computer has a fixed IP address, and if the computer is on and responsive, I ...
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git: “pack has bad object” when pushing to remote

I have a bare git repository on my Raspberry Pi which only I use. When pushing to it today, I got this error message: Counting objects: 460, done. Delta compression using up to 8 threads. Compressing ...
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Can I use rdesktop to acces windows from linux on the same computer?

I have windows 10 and linux mint 17.3 installed on my computer (disk partitioned). I use linux the most, but I need to access some specific programs (fireworks, dreamweaver, spss, for example). I ...
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powershell or netcat over ADSL

is there anyway to use powershell for getting access to my office pc from home via my RDP Server i have 2 pc's : pc1 ( office ) connected via ADSL with dynamic ip pc2 ( RDP server ) static ip i ...
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Is there any freeware for remote access via web browser?

I have a PC at home which I want to access from a web browser at school. I looked for many software solutions but they had at least one of the following problems: Not free Need to install client ...
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Unlock Windows From OSX Terminal

What I am trying to achieve is to have a fully automated boot and login script to remotely start up and log in to my windows gaming host for steam in home streaming. So far I have installed wakeonlan ...
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Connect via remote desktop to two computers on the same global IP? [duplicate]

In my office, I have several computers connected to the same local network. One of them, I use port forwarding to 3389 to be able to connect to it using remote desktop via global IP. However, I have ...
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Setting up remote access to a single program on a remote personal computer - both Mac & Windows

Basically, I'm going to be checking in on one specific program on a few computers, importing new files into that program, and modifying those files a bit. I only need access to one program, but I also ...
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Mathematica: Resuming SSH evaluation with XMing

I am re-asking this question since it exactly applies to my situation and it had received no answers earlier: I currently run my Mathematica on a linux computer through Putty and Xming. Xming ...
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MS-DOS applications via telnet

Is it possible to run MS-DOS applications via telnet on a Windows 7 system? Some applications we still use here were never ported to newer systems. Now the company wants to move the workstations ...
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Prevent access to anyone W/o Login credentials while remotely accessing Windows 10 using Teamviewer

Can I work remotely on my home laptop [Windows 10] while preventing access to anyone physically in front of it? So, that my dog and/or younger siblings who dont know the login credentials, can't mess ...
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Can't connect to FTP using IP with KNetAttach

I work on Debian/KDE and i use the remote folders to upload my files through FTP. This has worked flawlessly for a long time until now. I am migrating some websites to a new VPS and until i switch ...
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How to mount multiple Windows remote directories and change a file on each?

I need to mount about 30 windows directories. I have a file that I need to change in c:\users\test\file.txt. the file currently contains text and I need to overwrite it with another file (it is a ...
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Remote Login to Asus RT-AC87U Router

When I try to "remotely" login to my ASUS RT-AC87U Router, I'm getting below message and I'm not sure what to do? External IP: 17x.xxx.xxx.xxx Internal IP: 192.168.1.xx to login I use: 17x.xxx.xxx....
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Where TeamViewer keeps the ID?

I'm using TeamViewer 9. I need to find where it holds ID and get it. I tried to find it in the regedit but i didn't find it. What can you advise me? I need to find id and send it to my gate.php or i ...
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Can't connect to remote server via ssh

A month ago I could connect to a remote server via ssh, but for a week, I can't. At the moment I have access to the server locally and when I try to connect to localhost, to test if it works, I can ...
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Using 'diff' command over ssh

If I have a folder with several files on my computer, and a copy of the same folder on a remote server, is it possible to run 'diff' through ssh so I can see the differences between my copy and the ...
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Windows 7: Is there a log of my c:\ accessed over a LAN from another computer?

Windows7: Is there a log of accounts or IP addresses showing connections made to my computer's c:\ over a LAN connection using the format \\computername\C$?