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

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Unable to remotely schedule tasks from the command line

I'm on a Windows 7 machine, attempting to use the command line to schedule a task on another Windows 7 machine in my company's network. I have administrative-level credentials for both computers. With ...
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Attach local ethernet scanner to remote office VPN

I'm testing an Ethernet scanner. I don't want to go into all the details why. I can access my remote office VPN via workstations and servers just fine. The scanner does not have an interface to log ...
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Remote server IP address not loading default apache page (No data received)

I just spinned a new remote server on azure after the last one had vhost issues. The IP address of the new server is not loading the default apache page and the hostname displays web page not ...
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Start Team Viewer on Windows 10 from a Linux PC on same network

I have a Win 10 machine that I had to remotely reboot. I also have an ubuntu server on the same network. Team Viewer hasn't auto signed in on Win 10 machine following the reboot and I need access to ...
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Accessing My Computer from Android mobile

Is there any possibilities to access my computer from my android mobile without installing any third party software in my computer?.I need to access computer like remote desktop connection. If anyone ...
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Windows 7: bypass all startup prompts

I am trying to set up a windows computer for remote login, however when the computer reboots due to power cycling (a fairly common occurrence) it likes to prompt the user before finishing it's boot ...
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Creation of a remote desktop connection file (RDP) with password embedded in it

I need to connect to several RDP's and switch between them quite frequently. Therefore I was wondering how to save all my RDP's along with the password, so that I could just click them to open the ...
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Mass updating/install on Windows [closed]

I currently use LogMeIn to remotely manage a bunch of computers around the country. However, I am curious as if there is a way to make updating on them automatic and install and make system changes on ...
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Is there a program or way to monitor or record or track a remote desktop session?

I may be hiring some remote employees and would like a way to track that they are working when they say they are. Is there a way to track how and when someone connects via remote desktop to a ...
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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: sun....
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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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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: 192.168.1....
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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 http://...
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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 ...