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

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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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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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Remotely managing Scheduled Tasks on another computer: Access Denied

I need to remotely create new scheduled tasks from a Windows 7 computer in my company (which according to this Microsoft TechNet article I should be able to do. ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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Router behind router network setup

My relative has bought a router instead of a switch which causes remote-access control issues on his network. His existing network has a 1st router where all PCs are connected via LAN cables. The 2nd ...
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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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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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TeamViewer special key on local and remote end not matching

I am using TeamViewer 7.0.11474 to remotely control a Mac Pro from my Macbook Pro. I occasionally find that some key strokes (likely the special keys) I type on local machine gets translated ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Prolink router telnet remote management

I have a Prolink H5204 router. When I type 192.168.1.1, I can configure my router (as expected) but when I type my public internet IP address I can also configure my router. So I want to stop this ...
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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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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 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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Ubuntu Netbook.. how to access it remotely

I have a Ubuntu Netbook at home using fios.. I would like to know if I can access the computer from anywhere on the internet
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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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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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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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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 ...
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Allow another computer or mobile to access apache web server on PC(Win 7) through internet?

I downloaded and installed WAMPSERVER which is running perfectly. Now, I want to access it using my mobile. I went through these steps : http://dyn.com/support/wizard-js/#website WAMP Server ...
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How to check how many remote ssh logins in my macosx

I allow remote ssh login to my Mac. However I only can see my local login when running command who. I'm sure a remote session has login my Mac via ssh. localhost% who kane console Jul 10 22:21 ...
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Can I increase the resolution of a remote connection to my netbook?

I have a Win XP netbook with a busted internal panel, and I'm planning to repurpose it as a home server of sorts. As a first step, I installed TeamViewer (amazing cross-platform client support!) ...
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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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remote desktop access

I have my work system on the ip range 172.16.xx.yy, and I have my personal system on the ip range 172.16.aa.bb. Both of them, however, are on the same network of my University, but on different ...
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Can I remote access a backtrack PC with a Windows PC

I have a pc "A" with the latest backtrack version. I would like to place it inside my protected network to perform some pentests and other network diagnostics. I have a PC "B" outside that network and ...
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Forcing Remote machine to serve RDP (or similar) session

Due to a Dell/Nvidia design flaw in the Dell Inspiron 1420 series, my laptop no longer shows a display. I am looking for a solution to view it remotely. I have used it via RDP in the past (not for a ...
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Can I remotely access a backtrack computer

I have a pc with the latest backtrack version. I would like to place it inside my protected network to perform some pentests and other network diagnostics. However, I would like to be able to access ...
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How can I remotely access the desktop of a Windows 7 Home Premium from a Mac Lion?

I need to access my development machine from a Macbook Air laptop running Lion. I've tried downloading the Remote Desktop Client from Microsoft for the Mac but unfortunately the W7 Home Premium ...