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

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Use Firefox (or other browser) as a Proxy

I want to have multiple people pass requests though the same Firefox instance. This is not to be confused with configuring a browser to use a proxy. To be clear here are two possible solutions I'm ...
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Tracking Remote Access

If someone with Domain Admin credentials accesses your PC by using \\Computername\C$ is this "access" logged anywhere? I.E. the date/time and possibly computer name it occurred?
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How to determine if Windows remote workstation is powered on

My Situation: I work at a company with about 500 computers in at least five different states. All of them are Windows machines (the great majority are Win 7). What I need to do is determine whether or ...
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Port Forwarding to make my localhost available for everyone

I have installed Apache web server on my local linux machine. Now, I followed the steps described here to do port forwarding.. I wanted my localhost to be accessible from outer web too. Now, I am ...
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eCatcher login error (peer not authenticated)

I can no longer login in Talk2M using my good old eCatcher 3.x or 4.x. I receive one of these error messages: Written out: Additional info I/O error while communicating with HTTP server: ...
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Host “my ip” is not allowed to connect to this MySQL server

I have hosted my MySQL database on https://www.000webhost.com/ . I tried connecting the same using C# code , but getting error like Host "my ip" is not allowed to connect to this MySQL server . Please ...
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Should I use VNC or X protocol to control a Linux application from Windows?

I need to use an RubyMine IDE running on a Linux machine from a Windows desktop. I want to make that remote Linux application window to behave as close as possible to a normal local Windows ...
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Windows server 2012 remote desktop

I have installed Windows Server 2012 R2. I need to configure remote access to the users on this server via Remote Desktop Connection. This server is Domain Controller and users are in OU ...
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RDP session starts but remote window doesn't appear

Yesterday I configured RDP on my machine and it worked fine. I closed the connection and that's all. Today when I try to connect again I just get nothing. Credentials windows shows, I fill it (if I ...
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Reaching the login screen of a remote Windows 7 machine

It's a very funny situation actually. I installed Windows 7 to a friend's machine, and must have added my own password there. Now, my friend can't login, and I don't want to share the password with ...
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Is it possible to access a sleeping computer's peripherals from another computer?

Let's say I have an PCIe video capture card on computer A and some kind of interconnect (Thunderbolt, Infiniband, FireWire 800 or the like) between computers A and B. Can I put computer A in some kind ...
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PsExec: The user name or password is incorrect

I know there are similar questions to this. But none of them resolved my problem and asking it as a new question. I tried psexec to remotely execute the following example code. psexec \\192.168.1.70 ...
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Console2 + putty/Cygwin ssh + xterm-256 integration

I've successfully switched to Console2 on my Windows box, and I'm quite satisfied with that. (If you don't know it, try it: it lets you group both cmd.exe and Cygwin sessions in the same, tabbed ...
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Rename folder on remote server

I am calling a .bat file which contains the following command net use \\128.545.k.k\E_Drive /user:Username psw to connect to a remote server. I would like to rename a folder on the remote server i ...
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Access a PC remotely without user permission

I'm wondering if there is any way I can access a PC computer without user permission. To be more clear : I have a PC, on which I have Admonistrator permissions, I'm looking for a way to install ...
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SSH alternative for a long range/high latency connection [duplicate]

I'm about to set-up a raspberrypi in a remote location (300+km to me). It will connect via GSM since there's no landline on 3G/4G. I need a way to "ssh" inside the pi to manage some stuff. Since GSM ...
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SonicWall firewall setting up RDP

I want to setup an RDP connection from the outside into my network I have a SonicWall NSA 220 what is the process involved? How secure is this option? are their other options available to this device ...
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Remotely shutdown all computers on network running Ubuntu - bash scripting

I'm trying to iterate sudo poweroff through all ip addresses in my network using for loop. All computers in the network have the same password. sshpass -p password ssh $ip sudo poweroff The problem ...
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Could not start PSEXESVC service on Target Machine

I want to run batch file into remote machine and i was using psexec cmd for that but i got error like "The remote procedure call failed." My command is, E:\user>psexec -i -s -d \\192.168.1.41 -u ...
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Alternatives to SSH to connect and send commands to a server/

What alternatives exist to send remote commands to a server? Note the connection must be secure such that the server cannot be controlled by any person apart from those provided access. Thanks for ...
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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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Completely disable input on remote computer using Teamviewer [duplicate]

I want to connect remotely to my Windows pc at work using Teamviewer, but I don't want to allow access to that computer to anybody who is at the remote location an has physical access to my pc. I ...
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TeamViewer 9 - TeamViewer Mutes System Sounds

I am interested in using TeamViewer as my replacement for LogMeIn, which recently announced the termination of their free remote control service. Since I am using TeamViewer, I decided that I want to ...
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How can I enable multiple users login at a time in remote system?

Recently we bought dedicated server with Windows Server 2012 Standard.It's allowing 2 people at a time.So I want to allow more people at a time. How can I do this?
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Unable To RDC One PC

I can Remote Desktop any PC under our domain, except this ONE! When I try to RDC this one PC, I get an error of: Connection was denied because the user account is not authorized for remote ...
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Remote connection of a Mac to a Linux server

Firstly, forgive my ignorance, but I am not into this kind of stuff... There is a system of local computers (Linux) connected through LAN in an office. To each of these computers a hostname has been ...
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Navigate to a specific directory of a PC in the network (with credential)

I need to retrieve files and folders from my coworker's PC (who is at vacation at the moment). He emailed me his IP Address, a username and password to access his files. He also instructed the ...
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Remotely Administer Workgroup Computers

At work, I can remotely administer other computers by first adding my domain account as a local administrator on another computer. After that, I can use remote registry, computer management, and file ...
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How to remote access using command line to a computer using dynamic IP?

I want to access my other computer (mac osx) which on the other place. The simples solution is maybe like using teamviewer and logmein, but in this case i want to remote using command line /terminal. ...
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Network traffic over Remote Session

let's assume I have two computers, A and B, both running in different networks. I then use a remote desktop tool (i.e. teamviewer) to access computer B from A. What could the network-administrator of ...
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Run commands on a VirtualBox VM from outside

Is it possible to run commands on a VirtualBox VM from outside? Or should I use some sort of remote control tool like VNC? If so, what would be the easiest and best for such a simple task. I have a ...
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How to ask for help using Skype

I'm using Skype (latest version 2014). There's some problem with my computer so I want to ask for help. How to give full access (view screen, control inputs) to my friend on Skype?
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How to access a Virtual Machine webserver from outside the network

I have installed a virtual machine for using an ERP through webserver. I have configured the network as NAT. All of my computers attached to the local network can access the webserver by typing the ...
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What key on a Mac corresponds to the @ symbol in Windows in the Mac Terminal

One of my users is using a mac to connect to a Windows remote terminal. When trying to enter email addresses the @ symbol on the mac is typing a " symbol. Which key on the mac will type an @ symbol ...
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Login a generic user via PowerShell

I would like to write a script, which has the purpose to login a generic user to a remote computer. I would like to do this via PowerShell and without any external tools, except any of the ...
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Disable Fortitoken on a Fortigate Firewall

I made an error while configuring my admin account on the FortiGate 60d and enabled forti token for 2 step authentication. Thing is I enabled the wrong token and I do not have that device with me. Now ...
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Remotedesktop connection “Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS” displays not a correct GUI(“XRDP”)

I used this tutorial, but my screen looks like this(it does not matter where I scroll. What to do ?
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Virtual Port Forwarding for Device Web Server

I've got a streaming device, where I've set the port for the webserver to let's say 3030 and I configured the router as follows: service name: some service Port range: 3030 IP Address: ...
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Closing Iceweasel in fullscreen (R-KIOSK) mode VNC

I have a remote server with XFCE GUI running Iceweasel in full screen and I'd like to close the app via xvnc4viewer. ALT+TAB/ ALT+F4 causes switching/closing apps on my PC. Is there any way to either ...
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Remotely execute command via vagrant ssh

Using vagrant ssh I'm able to ssh into VM(ubuntu). But once I ssh into VM, I want to go to a directory on VM's Desktop and execute a command. In short, I want to achieve the following: a) ssh into VM ...
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“Access Denied” when accessing a web site

I am using Windows Vista IE9. I live outside the US, if it matters. Recently, I have problem accessing www.cvs.com. I always get the message, Access Denied You don't have permission to access ...
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Show keys pressed in custom console

I have a custom client that connects to remote Ubuntu via websocket and runs bash there. But keys like Del, Arrows etc. don't work. How can I output what is being received on the server side? None of ...
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How do I lock a windows 7 pc from linux?

I have a raspberry pi box that I can SSH into, and sometimes I want to remotely lock pcs on my local network Note: Do not mark this as duplicate, all ones require SSH on the remote and sometimes when ...
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How to allow other computers from outside my network to access my virtual web server?

I am working on a project with other people, and we are using my computer as server, we use subversion as a control version, and the repository resides in my computer, we don't want to use any other ...
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How to get a list of users who has logged on to a remote computer?

I'm using a remote computer with admin rights. But looks like that someone has logged on this remote computer while I'm not logged and disturbed my running work. Question: How to know who has logged ...
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Detect My Second Account [closed]

Let's say I was banned from a website, and I want to create a new account and use it without the 2 accounts being linked. Different Browser Is Used. IP is different. Java + Flash disabled. Different ...
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xpra windows client key auth

I'm trying to get off x2go since it become buggy. Having not found any reasonable alternative I decided to go with xpra. How do I enable key authentication in xpra windows client? There seems to be ...
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Given a Debian-based OS, If the OS image becomes corrupted, how can it reinstall over the network remotely [duplicate]

We have a raspberry pi system that needs to be able to remotely re-image itself, if the image becomes corrupted or on demand. How do I go about doing this? Also, how do I setup a pi that wasn't ...
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Vinagre host key?

Does vinagre (Remote Desktop Viewer) has host key, usually it is "Right Ctrl"? This is helpful to switch between remote keyboard shortcuts and host keyboard shortcuts. I use this program frequently ...
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Cloning Hard Drives - Remotely

I have two servers, A and B. I would like to clone server A to B. A is running Linux, and they are both remote, I don't have a physical access to them What is the best way to approach this?