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

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How to allow fast user switching on a remote Mac?

Our server has been locked by a person who haven't logged out after working on it, so now I cannot access it without restart. Can I somehow allow via SSH fast user switching without restarting the ...
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How can i browse home computer files remotely or from web interface

I have data on external USB dribe around 5TB. I want that should be able to browse my external drives from web interface and download some files if i need. Is there any software / website to do ...
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When controlling a remote computer in a Lync presentation, my local keyboard layout is ignored

When remoting into a computer using RDP, GoTo Assist, Bomgar, and most other assistance tools the local keyboard layout is properly translated to the remote computer. However, when taking control of a ...
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Remote Desktopping - 1 computer control 30

Is there a remote desktop solution that will allow one computer to control 30? I have 30 student computers in a computer lab all displaying the same webpage. I want the teacher to be able to click ...
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How can I remotely control a linux box from my Mac?

I set all of my family members up with Linux Mint so that their computers would stop punching themselves in the face, but I'd like to be able to control those computers when my mom calls up and wants ...
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How to copy a file to a remote server using the command line?

I am trying to copy a file from my desktop to my remote server using the sudo command. I am doing this from the remote machine since I know the password for this machine and I do not have a password ...
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Remote machine running XP won't shutdown, which processes should I kill and in what order?

Unable to restart or shutdown remote Windows XP using psshutdown or psexec/shutdown. I tried shutdown -s -t 0, but this failed. Pulling the power isn't an option as no one at machine to do this. I'm ...
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Connect from Mac OS X to Windows 7 Desktop

I am trying to connect from my MacBook to my Windows 7 machine within my own network - if it will work from outside my network that's a plus but no need to have. My Windows 7 machine is freshly ...
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Running remote scripts on Linux Servers from Windows

I'm on a Windows server, I'm looking for a way to run some scripts (through RSH?) remotely on Linux servers. Thing is, I have to do a lot of stuff manually on different servers whenever I want to ...
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Can't remotely access my IP Camera

I got a Foscam(FI9821W) IP camera, which I can access on LAN, but not from outside! It has port forwarded on my Netgear router, DDNS available, I even put it on DMZ on router, disabled my firewall, ...
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Trouble in Team Viewer VPN Connection

I have completed initial vpn connection setup. It has connected. I have tested with ping and it is ok. My problem is, when I want to start file transfer in VPN it asks for username & password. So ...
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PC Remote Desktop / Remote Control Software [closed]

Could you please suggest me a software having the following feature Can access the all the machines in a network If the server program is installed in a machine, I will be able to control the client ...
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Activate RDP via Remote

I'm in a network (VPN) with a Computer that I need RDP access to. But RDP is not activated on the remote Computer. I do have administrative Privileges on the computer. As the computer did not join ...
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How to restrict unwanted users to remotely access my system

I have windows 7 installed in my system. I want to manage my system in such a way that only users of particular ip in the network can take my system remotely and others not. I don't have to use third ...
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SSH into current Windows session

I need to be able to SSH into my Windows 8.1 laptop but into the current session, meaning I need to be able to start programs on my laptop sort of like VNC except from a CLI. Does anybody know how to ...
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Chrome Remote Desktop

I have been successfully able to use Chrome Remote Desktop to access other computers when not behind a firewall/proxy server. As soon as I try to use Chrome Remote Desktop when behind a ...
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remote desktop: the app on the remote machine is confusing the controller's hostname with its own hostname

I have 2 machines A, B, both run Windows OS. A is my work machine, B is a server on which I have already installed SQLServer. Now I want to install another software on B which runs on top of the ...
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Is there any way to use a remote desktop connection to access the remote computers files via a share?

Is there any way to connect to a remote Windows server and its files via RDP but not graphically? I could use the connection to transfer files via the \\TSCLIENT networking mapping or by actually ...
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Remote desktop from Vista to Windows 7 - steps to try

I'm trying to Remote desktop from Vista to Windows 7 to two machines on the same home workgroup. On the Windows 7 box I have: enabled the 'remote assistance' check box under computer > properties ...
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SSH: remote switch user and execute command under this new user

I am able to connect to remote machine using public/private keys (without password) as user wakatana. On remote machine I am able to issue: sudo /usr/bin/rootsh -i -u root then I type root's password ...
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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 if there's a tool or an application that could save all my RDP's along with the password, so ...
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How to share outside your network

If I want to share a folder or a whole drive with people outside my network, how can i do that? Which programs should I use?
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Remote access to NAS not working

I recently bought a Synology DS412+ and am trying to set it up for remote access. Currently I'm trying to be able to access the DSM tool. My home setup is as follows: The internet connects to a ...
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Remote access to ip camera

I am trying to set up remote access to an ip camera I've just bought. The camera is tuned wirelessly to my Huawei HG520B router and works fine on my LAN. My ip address is public, so I've set up a ...
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Is there a way to mount a remote server on my local dekstop

I have a university server that I can log into via putty and "ls" gives me all my files and stuff. However, I occasionally (regularly) need to work on these files from home. I would like a solution to ...
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UNC path for windows service not accessible

I have a remote directory that a web application accesses via a UNC path e.g. \\192.168.0.42\g$\files. The web app runs on Tomcat which is being run as a Windows service i.e. no user is logged in. I ...
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Is there a way to get a separate desktop for each user logged in through VNC? [duplicate]

Hi I am accessing my desktop remotely through VNC server/client connection. I used Vino to establish a remote connection. Now the app which I am building requires provision of a different section in ...
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What's the normal way to manage MS-Windows Server 2003?

Ok, so I've never used a server version of Windows before (I've worked on, but never administrated, Linux servers). Because of this I decided to install Microsoft Windows Server 2003, set it up, and ...
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Windows: Connect to multiple shares on multiple FQDNs on same IP with different FQDN

As my title says, I want to connect from a Windows workstation to multiple shares on multiple FQDNs on the same IP with a different FQDN (Windows workstation or server). Of course I know about the ...
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Remote software solution that acts as a client

I have a remote computer that will not allow incoming traffic due to ISP blocking of ports (basically double NAT situation that I am unable to get around). I am wondering if I have a computer acting ...
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FTP not letting me upload files

I am able to connect to my FTP host properly, but whenever I upload any file I get some error. Here are some examples: Why can't I upload files?
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How to copy directory from remote server

I came across following instruction to copy a directory to my local machine. copy the gems from styx server from "‪location/to/the/directory" to your local directory I know rsync and scp can do the ...
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How can I connect Ubuntu Server 10.04 VM without router from my local computer?

I installed VirtualBox and installed Ubuntu Server 10.04 on it. I want to connect from my Windows 7 desktop with PuTTY to my server. I don't have a router, just a modem. On the settings in my VM I ...
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How do I restrict SSH to one directory?

I have a Bitvise SSH server on Win7 and I'd like to restrict access to one directory for the SSH user. Any guidance would be much appreciated.
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Remote Desktop would not work after router and Windows configuration

I have checked off "Allow Remote Assistance Connections to this Computer" and "Allow Connections from Computers Running Any Version of Remote Desktop." Additionally, I've configured my linksys router ...
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Control an empty desktop computer from my laptop

Can I somehow control a completely empty desktop computer from my laptop? The new desktop computer should eventually become a server. I would like to set up the desktop from my laptop. Is it ...
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End Reverse SSH session

I've got 20 or so machines scattered around the country (RPi's) and they are all on mobile networks (don't have a public IP.) Occasionally, I need to get access to a machine, so I've set up a rescue ...
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Can't access to my VPS

I try to connect to my VPS but I can't, even if i use an another computer. But when I use a different connection (other IP) it works. So I was wondering, why my VPS blacklist my IP ? And where can I ...
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SSH from my Android tablet to my Ubuntu machine

I believe I have finally have the prerequisite knowledge from asking other questions: question1 and question2 on this site. I wish to SSH from my Android Tablet (probably with SSH client Connect Bot) ...
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Remote Access Service

I just want to know that can any class of ip(both public and private) can be used for establishing a remote access service like ssh, or is their their any limitation that public cannot access private ...
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Remote administering a ubuntu-server, but user-admin cannot be unlocked?

it 's a long line in the buglist but i hope i find help here at superuser.com. I use FreeNx to administer the headless (by means there is no CRT-Monitor attached) server which runs like a charm. But ...
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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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Terminal host changed

I opened terminal today and realized that the usual startup text: my-macbook-pro:~ myUsername$_ has been replaced by: mscs256-24197:~ myUsername$_ I tried googling but couldn't find anything. ...
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Share USB port over internet?

I'm using TeamViewer to access my iMac (Snow Leopard) from my laptop (Windows 7) remotely. Is it possible to make Mac recognize my iPad as plugged in to a USB port on my laptop? Are there any free ...
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LogMeIn Host Computer

If my host computer is powered off, is there a way to power it back on from a remote location using LogMeIn?
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Possible to RDP into a desktop other than current one(using desktop manager)

I am using a Virtual Desktop Manager to run 4 desktops that I use. I am wondering if it is possible to RDP into a different desktop than the one that is currently being viewed on the local PC? So I am ...
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How to access Win 2008 RC2 on Azure over WinRS in non-domain situation?

I enabled WinRM on both client and server: winrm enumerate winrm/config/listener States: Listener Address = * Transport = HTTP Port = 5985 Hostname Enabled = true URLPrefix = wsman ...
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How can I access a Web server in a VM from an iPad?

I have a virtual machine (running Windows Server 2012, if it's relevant), on VMware Workstation. It is running an Apache Tomcat web server, and I'm wanting to access that webserver from an iPad. Is ...
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SSH acting up on mac

I have a problem with a mac remote server I can ping it, but every time i try to ssh to it, it can't find a route to host. After that error i can't ping it for like 5-10 minutes, but then the ping ...
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Lock the Windows XP machine over the network

I'm a victim of funny prank: From time to time colleague uses "Lock computer" remotely over the network. How can I protect against it? How is he doing it? What information he must have? I guess he ...