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

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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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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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How to get around proxy server

I normally use Logmein to access my home computer from wherever. However, recently my company just installed a proxy server that automatically kills my LogMeIn program when I try to connect to my home ...
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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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Dual logins on same session, windows 7

I have a Windows 7 computer at home. I want to connect remotely to it, but don't want it to logout the current session. What I want is to be able to log in from 2 places but still only 1 session so I ...
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Verizon Fivespot firewall

I have a Verizon Fivespot Wi-Fi router and am having issues connecting to the computer that uses it to get on the internet. I am able to connect to the Fivespot admin pages remotely and I am able to ...
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How to enable remote access for another account on Mac remotely via SSH?

I have admin rights at a remote Mac computer. I can access it via SSH. The Mac has another user account, which doesn't have remote access. How can I remotely (via SSH) enable remote access for the ...
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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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LogMeIn or GoToMyPC Scan Using NMap or Similar Utility

Is there a way to scan my entire subnet for LogMeIn, GoToMyPC or any similar applications? I was considering using NMap or Zenmap or a similar portscanner but I'm not quite sure which ports these ...
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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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Why does this work: Windows same local admin username and password, able to access other computer?

I've two machines MachineA and MachineB. Both have two local accounts which have same username . Both accounts are local admin on those machines. If they have same password, I'm able to access ...
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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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Remotely running batches on a Windows PC

I want to remotely control my home desktop PC (running Windows 7 Professional), mainly to perform the following tasks: Downloading email attachments, and sending emails with attachments Running ...
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Public-Private key pair ssh authorization for another login

Currently to connect to my server via ssh I am using ssh domain.com -l root I am authenticated with public-private key pair. My Mac username is different from root, so I need to provide -l key. ...
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Remote Email Access?

I have remote email access from an iPhone or my Android phone, but I cannot setup a Windows Email Client to check my email using the exact same information I provided in my phones. The email system ...
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Run commands on a VirtualBox VM from outside

Is it possible to run commands on a VirtualBox VM from outside? I have a Windows 7 VM inside an LMDE linux. Or should I use some sort of remote control tool like VNC? If so what would be the eaiest ...
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Turn on PC power remotely through the Internet?

I use SVN for my work at home and office, but I usually forget to commit the changes before shutdown. Therefore, I wish I could turn on my home/office PC at office/home. I already have TeamViewer ...
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Installing QuoteRoom and TradeStation on separate PCs

I have a single Windows XP PC running QuoteRoom and TradeStation (note, source is in Russian). QuoteRoom gets forex data from the internet, and TradeStation takes the data from QuoteRoom for ...
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Any program to tunnel MS-DOS application through internet?

How to make legacy MS-DOS application accessible remotely through internet retaining it's command line mode - so the remote site feels like accessing that application locally? It's a MS-DOS legacy ...
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Microsoft Office Professional Plus

Office programs are very slow -- like five minutes -- when I'm away from the University network unless I use the VPN to link to the network. How can I decouple the program from the network?
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Audio stream from secondary computer

What is the simplest/best way to get the audio from my desktop to output on my laptop? I have two computers at work, a laptop and a desktop. While I'm at work I have to use both machines ...
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Remote view to To Hyper-V Guest Virtual Machines

My software can discover all the hyperv vms (a software agent is installed in the hyperv host which returns the information). From my software I can do any operation on the vm. Now I want to take a ...
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Remote computer management

I need to be able to access a bunch of desktops/laptops on a company network for remote management like being able to push updates, fix issues, offer support all on a 24/7 basis. Are there ways to ...
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Remotely Install Windows Updates and Software on Home network

Is it possible to remotely install windows updates and software on my home network without having to login into each one with remote desktop? I'm thinking of something like with ubuntu where I could ...
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Using remote desktop client mac->pc

I am trying to remote log in to a PC using Remote Desktop Connection Client for Mac The windows PC is configured in the system preferences to enable remote connection, but each time I attempt to ...
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Use macbook as remote touchpad / keyboard

I own a macbook, and am planning on purchasing a pc desktop which comes with no keyboard or mouse. I'll be hooking this pc up to my living room television. What I would love to be able to do is to ...
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Robust way to acces my computers behind NAT and firewalls?

I am searching for a robust way to access my computers (on any port when possible) whether they are behind several NAT gateways or not. By robust I mean I want to access the computers whenever they ...
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Why can't I setup my exchange account on my home computer?

My work exchange has very little security, I can add it to any smart phone, access it via the web but I cannot add it to my home outlook 2010. It doesnt make any sense to me that my ...
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How to access other pc if I don't have monitor and nothing preinstalled

I just bought a mini PC, and I don't have VGA cable for it. I connected it to the LAN network, and I can see the IP address and MAC address of this PC. I think there is nothing pre-installed to ...
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Lightest Linux Desktop supporting Firefox/graphic browser [closed]

I am on Windows and I have a remote server with Ubuntu 10.10. I want to use Firefox or other graphic browser on that remote server. The problem is, the server's memory is only 512MB, so I can ...
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How can I turn on File and Printer sharing, and the Firewall from the Windows command line

I am using PsExec to access cmd on a Windows 7 computer on my network, and I want to turn on File and Printer Sharing, followed by the Windows firewall without having to get up and walk all the way to ...
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Important Laptop Specs for Remote Computing [closed]

I'm looking to buy a laptop that will primarily be used for remote computing on my office/home machines (probably using Windows Remote Desktop unless there's a better solution). I'm wondering what ...
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how can I get Windows Remote Desktop to work on two monitors instead of just one?

At home, I have two monitors on my computer running Vista, which I then use Windows Remote Desktop to access a remote Windows computer. But, the Remote Desktop session only uses just one of my home ...