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

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Execute local script requiring arguments on Linux via plink

Is it possible to execute (from windows) a local script with arguments on a remote linux system? Here's what I got: plink 1.2.3.4 -l root -pw mypassword -m hello.sh Is there a way to do this ...
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remote desktop connection over internet

In our office, a laptop (windows 7 home premium 64 bit) has been set up to use remote desktop connection so to establish a connection over the internet with a specific client of the network, when it's ...
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Get-ChildItem Returns No Files Through Remoting but Works Correctly When Logged In Interactively on Remote System

I have just started working with the remoting features of PowerShell 3.0. My current problem is that I can log in to remote machine "secondmachine" and execute the command gci ...
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How to keep log of sites visited by remote access users in server 2012

I would like to know if its possible to keep a log of the websites visited by the users connecting to my server using a PPTP connection. The VPN server has been configured using routing and remote ...
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scp No such file or directory

I've a confusing question for which superuser doesn't seem to have a good answer, and neither google. I'm trying to scp a file from a remote server to my local machine. The command is this scp ...
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Linux Remote Server Workspace is too busy and nonresponsive?

I have access to a remote server linux workspace, which is currently overloaded with jobs from many users and thus is not responding to any ssh request, currently we do not have any IT personnel to ...
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Remote Desktop assistance

Here is my current scenario: I have two PCs at different locations connected to same ISP. Note on both sides same configuration software / hardware ISP has provided me a device which is connected ...
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Accessing modem hard drive

I was just curious, if it is possible? I mean, for some reason I would like to edit couple files. Html or css or even asp. I double checked that they are inside that modem. I tried using filezilla ...
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How to Find User Name and IP address of users Logged on a Remote System

How can I find user name(of the local machine) of the last logged on user on a remote system. Is there any command or script we can use? I am able to capture IP address of the local machine of the ...
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Self-hosted browser-based remote desktop script?

I need a self-hosted browser based remote desktop script that will connect me from any PC to my work PC. I need to either host this script within my own dedicated hosting or on my work PC. The PC that ...
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Permanent open GUI session on remote computer (Ubuntu Server 12.04)

I'm looking for this (using Ubuntu Desktop 12.04 and Ubuntu Server 12.04): I need 1 machine (A) with an nonstop open session, because it has several programs which I need to be running constantly. I ...
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VNC non copyleft alternative

Is there a commercial friendly open source licensed VNC alternative available ? I have .Net windows forms application. I am looking for a way to package VNC like solution to allow remote support. ...
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remote connection to mysql

have two machine PC#1 with db mysql and appache and PC#2 with a c# form try to connect to this db here is my connection string used in PC#2: SERVER=My_public_ip;PORT=3306;DATABASE = my_test; UID = ...
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winexe not working on a local account

I have been trying to get winexe working. I believe winexe is based heavily on samba. For comparisons sake, everything works as expected with a samba file transfer to the host: smbclient ...
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Remotely Access Developer Desktop Located At Home [closed]

I'm looking for a way to remotely use desktop computer located at home from a laptop from any location over Internet. The Setup: Windows with VirtualBox running several virtual machines (Linux for ...
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PsExec and invalid handles

I am trying to use a windows batch script that uses PsExec to execute commands on a remote machine. Periodically it has "invalid handle" and the script then fails. The script has not altered or ...
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How to connect to machine using internet

Can someone help me with options on how to connect and work on machines connected via the internet. This would require the ability to operate machines on Linux, Windows and Mac. I heard about ssh ...
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GNU emacs on ssh and auto-save

I encountered problems of dropped ssh session, which is quite frustrating. I first open up a terminal, and using ssh to login to a remote machine running Ubuntu Linux 13.04. Then in that ssh session, ...
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Cross network access

I have two networks, for now we'll name them "Home" and "Office", it is as set up below: Internet -> Modem -> -> -> -> Router -> -> -> Router 192.168.2.100 ...
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Losing connection when computer date/time changed

I often remote into customers' computers and last night I had to temporarily change the date/time back 3 days on a customer's server to re-enter some tickets into their POS system to fix an issue we ...
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tunnel into an SSH (not through ssh)

Where I am located, I don't have access into a specific ssh host (through GIT) and I want to know if its possible to tunnel into it through something like proxy (even though proxy doesn't work with ...
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How to remote-access a running program in linux?

I left a program (netbeans) running on a remote computer and I'd like to save the session (I know, I know |-( ), and exit, so I can work at my current location. I do have access to that computer via ...
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How can I enable multiple users login at a time in remote system?

Recently we bought dedicated server with Windows Server 2012 Standard.It's allowing 2 people at a time.So I want to allow more people at a time. How can I do this?
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How Do DVRs for remote vieiwing work

I may be posting in the wrong place here but I am thinking of developing a software solution to send images from digital cameras to a mobile phone. I have seen DVRs with 4-8 channels selling as kits. ...
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`x2gostartagent` `command` argument specification

Regarding x2go, a remote X system, that I am using with an ubuntu client and a headless ubuntu server with the ubuntu-desktop is the following question. I gather that on the server I have to issue a ...
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Access webpage from terminal

I have router web admin access via WAN disabled. I can however access a LAN server terminal via SSH. Can I access the router's web admin page triggered from the server terminal, i.e. as if I was ...
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xrdp (Windows 7 to Ubuntu Desktop) not showing existing open programs?

I use xrdp to remotely connect to my Ubuntu Desktop-running server from my main Windows 7 computer. It works good enough most of the time, but whenever I connect, none of the preexisting open programs ...
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Remotely Administer Desktops [closed]

Example of accessing a single computer would be to do some helpdesk work Example of accessing many or all of them at the same time would be to install an update or change a setting on all of them ...
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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 ...
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Windows 7, how to configure/allow remote cmd access to specific PC/IP from the local network?

In Windows 7, how do I configure/allow remote command prompt access to specific PC or IP from the local network? LE: Pslist gave me: "Access is denied." Firewalls on both PCs, off, RPC and Remote ...
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Stolen Macbook Pro, want to gain remote access

Hey guys I had a Macbook pro stolen. When I talked to the police they essentially told me there was nothing to do. Since then, I have read more about tracking down stolen macs and just last night ...
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passphrase required by slave nodes when master node accessed remotely

The problem is that: 1) When a 9-PC cluster's head node is provided an openmpi (ver 1.6) job (w/o using -hosts or -hostfile switches) by a remote PC client, it works and execute jobs fine without ...
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Set Up Port-Forwarding on Netgear N300 Router

I have a Netgear N300 router that has DynDNS.org as a preset DDNS option. After setting it up it (unsurprisingly) sent traffic directly to my router. I'm essentially using this to connect remotely to ...
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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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Concurrent Remote Desktop Assistance [duplicate]

I maintain a network of apx. 60-80 computers. Normally I can remote desktop into these machines via a windows domain. I'm for the most part self-taught however and I was wondering what is the ...
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Creating an autologin macro in Reflection for UNIX?

I am using Rflection for UNIX and OpenVMS, and also have Reflection X. I want to create an icon which upon click will open the window, autologin to my unix side, and then login to a network program. I ...
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A way of accessing a remote linux server via SSH anonymously and running a graphic web browser?

I need a way of connecting to a remote server anonymously and running (with further possibility of visual manipulation) a graphical Web Browser (not text-based) - Tor has been chosen for this and ...
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Connect to remote computer through one between (with credentials)

I need to access to remote computer and I have username and password, but I can access only from third computer ( like proxy, I also have credentials for third computer). WhenI start project, from ...
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Access ejabberd remotely

I have two servers both running on different physical machines. On one server I am running Ejabberd and on other server I am running a web server. On the web server I am creating a page where user can ...
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How to set up Ultra VNC (UVNC) so it refreshes automatically

Using Ultra VNC (latest version as of Jan 2014) with host only on target PC (win XP SP3 or Win 7) and viewer - inside a LAN: the remote access works fine EXCEPT that on any changes made from the ...
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Windows Server 2012 R2 - Anywhere Access to your server is blocked

I have installed Windows Server 2012 R2. When I want to setup Anywhere Access I get those error messages: Anywhere Access to your server is blocked There may be more than one router on your network ...
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How can I see the Start menu or screen of a remote machine using RemoteApp?

I am using RemoteApp to access a remote PC running Windows 7 from a host also running Windows 7. How can I see the Start menu of the remote machine on the local machine?
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Restrict access to remote machines via computer management or hyper-v manager

Currently any user in the network can access any server by opening the computer manager, action, access other machine. The same is true for the hpyer-v manager and my be some other management tools. ...
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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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Access SQL Server from remote location

I have remote access enabled in SQL Server at my work network, which is on my "server". In the office, I have my desktop machine which I can use SQL Server Management Studio to access - no problems. I ...
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Only Require password for Remote Desktop

I have a windows 7 machine that I primarily use as a media server (NAS). For this reason, I don't want to require a password when the machine boots up. So, I've disabled the password for the primary ...
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How log off from a session in Remote Desktop Connection without having the Windows login windows appearing?

I have a kiosk application running on Windows 7 Ultimate, I use Remote Desktop Connection to access the device for maintenance. As soon as I connect to the kiosk it shows the Windows login screen ...
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TeamViewer 9 - TeamViewer Mutes System Sounds

I am interested in using TeamViewer as my replacement for LogMeIn, which recently announced the termination of their free remote control service. Since I am using TeamViewer, I decided that I want to ...
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Under what login/boot conditions can Chrome Remote Desktop access a computer? Does this differ by OS?

If I set up a host computer for permanent remote access via Chrome Remote Desktop, when is it accessible? Specifically: Is it accessible when it has been locally logged into only by a ...
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Software for controlling Windows 7 PC from Linux Mint over WLAN [closed]

I have two computers one running Linux Mint and other running Windows 7. I want to be able to control the Windows PC using Linux Mint. They are generally connected over LAN or Wifi using a router. I ...