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

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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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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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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. ...