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

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How would I configure a music server that allows remote management of files?

There are lots of music servers/solutions that take a media player, or an existing music library, and serve it to remote clients. Most of them are read-only: you manage the media files on the server ...
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Remotely Managing Desktop PC From Power Off to OS Load

Is it possible to manage a PC Remotely even when the power is off? ie, turn it on, reboot, view the screen data etc. I know HP servers have an integrated lights out card that provide this ...
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can't access smart card attached to remote computer via RDP [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Access host’s smart card reader via Remote Desktop Connection I work in a location where im not allowed to have any electronic devices, I am however allowed RDP access ...
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Windows Server 2012 Standard: Remote Access

Next week I'll be updating an old Windows Home Server machine at home to Windows Server 2012 Standard Edition, and I had a couple questions regarding the features/recommended usage: Is the Web ...
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Allowing Remote Connection in IIS on Windows 7

I'm trying to give access to a website in IIS on my Win 7 machine to another person on my network. He's unable to access it. I was wondering if perhaps it was because IIS isn't configured to allow ...
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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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technicolor router can't access localhost from public ip

My provider gave me a new router (which sucks compared to the one I had; 2wire), it's Technicolor TG582n software version 10.2.0.B. I looked around for remote management in the router administration ...
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Access Private NIC Through Public NIC

I am totally stumped. I have tried playing with the routing table but no luck. I am using Windows 7. I have a computer (#1) with two NICs (A and B). A is a wireless interface that connects to a WiFi ...
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how can I connect to remote desktop of a fedora machine from another linux?

I try to connect remote desktop to my fedora machine from another linux machine. I did it for specific programs and run them with GUI however I cannot find a way to remote desktop access other then ...
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How can I connect to a Fedora remote desktop from Windows with putty

I aim to connect my fedora host running some matlab code and check its status at present. Is is it possible to connect to the host from Windows 7 machine and see the curret desktop environment as ...
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Suspicious activity on port 3389

Today I opened TCPView to see what was causing a lot of outbound network activity and could only identify svchost.exe on port 3389 (which i understand to be the port used by remote desktop). I ended ...
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Windows Remote Assistance

Problem: Prior to running USMT on win7 I am able to connect to the Win7 desktop using Windows Remote Assistance. However, After I run USMT I am unable to connect and received the following error: ...
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How do you attach another server to Windows Server 2012 essentials?

My primary server is setup as a Windows Server 2012 Essentials. I have another server running Windows Server 2012 Standard and I would like to show it via the Dashboard that I get from Essentials. I ...
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Can I set a custom resolution in TeamViewer 8? I need 1600x900, but closest I can get is 1600x1200

The description says it all. Can I set a custom resolution in TeamViewer 8? I need 1600x900, but closest I can get is 1600x1200. My computer is a Win8 while the computer I am connecting with is a ...
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Configuring Server with no monitor

Sitting in front of me is an HP DL 380 Generation 4 with no monitor. I'd like to install an OS on the thing but for reasons obvious, I can't. I got excited when I found the ILO port on the back but ...
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How to connect to a remote computer from Windows cmd.exe

I am trying to connect to a remote computer from Windows cmd.exe. At first I was trying to cd to it, but then I discovered pushd. Now I am trying pushd to it with a UNC path, and the hostname is ...
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Secure access to ESXi guests from outside of my home network

I have an HP Proliant DL380 G4 running ESXi 4.1. So far, I have Server 2008 and Linux Mint guests running on the host. What I want to do is access either of these VM's from outside of my home (i.e. ...
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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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Technicolor TG582n set up Dyndns

I have set up xampp on Windows, and everything is working in my LAN. I set up my router with Dyndns, but when I go to my site, I only have my router's login page and if I try to go to another page it ...
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Parental control identifies unknown users on my PC

I've been using for a while a comprehensive security product for my PC (Kaspersky pure): The parental control pane is now listing three new users that I did not create (it's a home computer and I'm ...
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Is it possible to make a Remote Desktop connection private from people physically watching the screen?

When I use VNC or RDP to remotely control my office computer, as far as I'm aware, someone standing in front of my computer could be seeing everything I'm doing. Furthermore, if I lose my connection ...
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Best way to edit remote linux files on emacs from windows

What's the fastest and most reliable way of working on files via a Linux machine with Emacs through a Windows host machine? I need to be able to easily copy and paste text between Emacs frames and use ...
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Remove remotely logged in users?

How can I prevent users (who have remotely logged before) from logging into the computer, without changing the password? Answered by Journeyman and William
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VNC-like remote control over home network

I'm aware of how to use VNC to share screens or grant remote control of your machine over the internet by using VNC or one of the web-based "go to my pc" type services. If two computers are connected ...
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Looking at current desktop through ssh

Is there any way for me to look at the current running desktop through ssh? Meaning, if I ssh from machine A to machine B, I get terminal access in machine B. And if I run ssh -X from A to B, I can ...
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get data from pc

I have a little problem I need to solve probably easy and here is the setup: There is PC »A« (windows7) with data I need at location »L1« and PC »B« (Ubuntu 12.04) at location »L2«. »L1« and »L2« ...
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Putty freezes at random when logging into a remote machine in another continent

I have to ssh to a remote machine in Europe from Asia every day for my work. But Putty freezes sometimes at totally random times and I have no choice but to close and re-open a new ssh session. It's ...
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Remote Access a computer with flash Drive

is there software you can put on a flash drive, then plug that drive into a computer and then have access to that computer from a second, remote computer? I would love it if someone knew a way how. ...
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Using VNC to Control PC behind NAT

I need to use VNC to control a computer behind a NAT. I have no access to the remote router, but I can have the person sitting in front of the computer follow very simple instructions. I'm also ...
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A VNC solution that supports multiple screens

I am using Windows with two screens, and I have to connect to another linux box to work. I am looking for a solution in which I can: display my Linux desktop in both of my screens. I can drag ...
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access VPN machine macosx same subnet

I would like to access the office machine, which has a fixed IP, and is available only in its local LAN. Let say 192.168.1.100. I have a VPN with username/password connection and I am trying to ...
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Execute command in graphical environment on tty1 via ssh

Allow me to elaborate some. My grandmother is not the most competent woman with a computer but she likes to have access to the movies I have on an external hard drive. I'd like to hook up a computer ...
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Setting up Remote access home LAN behind multiple routers?

I split/share an internet connection with family members that live next door to my house. I don't have/need/want cable, so they have the modem. I have admin/config access to all components involved. ...
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How to troubleshoot Linksys E4200 Remote Management

My Linksys E4200 is configured for Remote Management, but the router is not accepting the connections. Here's the configuration under Administration > Management > Remote Management Access: Remote ...
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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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How can I gain access to my Mac's command prompt from my pc command prompt?

I was wondering if there was a way that I could gain access to my Mac's terminal window from my PC. I was thinking along the lines of telnet but I've never done it before and I'm having a hard time ...
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Reverse KVM solution

I need to setup a computer so that it can be operated from two locations. The locations are about 20 meter from each other and the user wants the experience to be the same from both locations, i.e. no ...
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cannot launch matlab remotely on mac from linux in the terminal

After I ssh to the mac desktop from linux Suse, I could not open matlab even without GUI. The mac desktop has mac OS 10.6. At the beginning, I thought the reason is that I did not use -X flag. ...
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Remote login/access on windows

Hi I was wondering what software I can use to access my and other machines remotely? I used ssh which is nice but i don't know how it would be like on windows. (I assume its the same idea but windows ...
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D-Link DIR-655 Admin password no longer works when I enable remote management

I've searched the web for anyone having a similar problem and have had no success. My D-Link router has the latest firmware (1.35NA) and works flawlessly in all respects except for this. I have a ...
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Create a VPN Reflector to connect from laptop to home network via server in cloud

Is is possible to use a Windows Server 2008 r2 Datacenter edition server in the cloud to route a VPN connection from my laptop via the server so that I can connect to my computers at home without ...
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Access multiple SSH-controllable boxes centrally

I have a few SSH boxes running on an ESXi Host, of which I would like to access from outside my normal home network. Rather than port forwarding and pointing to all sorts of different VM's, is there ...
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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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How to provide “reverse ssh” to a shell?

Scenario: Many embedded devices (running Linux) out in the fields, behind routers so NAT'd and we can't make connections to them. We need for a support person to be able to initiate a terminal/shell ...
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Connecting a tmux pane to a remote server

I am quite new to tmux and don't really know how to use it to it's best effect so what I am trying to do might not be the best way of doing it. Feel free to give alternative suggestions! The setup: I ...
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I can ping, but cannot traceroute or connect to VNC

I am trying to connect to a remote computer using VNC. As I try to connect using VNC, my connection always times out. (I use the Remmina REmote Desktop in Ubuntu, and the server desktop is a mac ...
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How can I share my computer screen on a LAN?

I want to share my computer screen over LAN, without an internet connection. How can I do it? There is different software like: LogMeIn Team Viewer etc. But these require an internet connection. ...
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mount server as drive

Is there a way to mount a server to a drive letter in Windows? I know a compareable software called MacFusion. I really like the idea. and was wondering if anyone knows ways to do this type of thing ...
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Remote desktop solution which works with port 80

The corporate firewall where I work won't allow any programs to access any ports other than 80. This is a real bummer because when I try to remote in to external machines, using either LogMeIn.com or ...
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Accessing journal articles from home as if from university

A long time ago as an undergrad I heard a rumour that there was a way of accessing journal articles from home as if you were on the university network. I am now a Ph.D. student and know a bit more ...