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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Windows 8.1 randomly went to lock screen - is it possible the sysadmin caused this?

I was using my work PC normally and it suddenly went to the lock screen. I did not touch the keyboard and I was using the mouse, merely reading my e-mail in Google Chrome. Is it possible for the ...
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How can I create a remote connection between Mac & Windows computers?

My office has 30 Windows PCs and 5 iMacs, all of which are connected to a LAN and the internet. I have seen TeamViewer being used for accessing other computers remotely, and want to know if it is ...
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Remotely turning on or rebooting a frozen computer

I use a remote desktop program (usually Microsoft's Remote Desktop) to connect to a Windows machine everyday. The remote computer has a fixed IP address, and if the computer is on and responsive, I ...
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What is the best way to Backup and Restore Windows 7 through network? [closed]

The ultimate goal is to take backup and restore Windows 7 Operating System through UEFI/ Remotely. Currently am using "Ghost" to take the image and restore windows 7 in my systems, however it ...
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git: “pack has bad object” when pushing to remote

I have a bare git repository on my Raspberry Pi which only I use. When pushing to it today, I got this error message: Counting objects: 460, done. Delta compression using up to 8 threads. Compressing ...
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Can I use rdesktop to acces windows from linux on the same computer?

I have windows 10 and linux mint 17.3 installed on my computer (disk partitioned). I use linux the most, but I need to access some specific programs (fireworks, dreamweaver, spss, for example). I ...
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powershell or netcat over ADSL

is there anyway to use powershell for getting access to my office pc from home via my RDP Server i have 2 pc's : pc1 ( office ) connected via ADSL with dynamic ip pc2 ( RDP server ) static ip i ...
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How to do unattended access from an android smart phone to another android smart phone using Teamviewer 11? [closed]

Please explain step-by-step how to do unattended access from an android smart phone to another android smart phone using Teamviewer 11?
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Is there any freeware for remote access via web browser?

I have a PC at home which I want to access from a web browser at school. I looked for many software solutions but they had at least one of the following problems: Not free Need to install client ...
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How does TeamViewer unattended remote access work?

TeamViewer says its unattended Remote Access works with no configuration required. How does this work? How does a connection attempt initiated by a "client" computer locate the "host" computer? I ...
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Unlock Windows From OSX Terminal

What I am trying to achieve is to have a fully automated boot and login script to remotely start up and log in to my windows gaming host for steam in home streaming. So far I have installed wakeonlan ...
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Connect via remote desktop to two computers on the same global IP? [duplicate]

In my office, I have several computers connected to the same local network. One of them, I use port forwarding to 3389 to be able to connect to it using remote desktop via global IP. However, I have ...
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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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Setting up remote access to a single program on a remote personal computer - both Mac & Windows

Basically, I'm going to be checking in on one specific program on a few computers, importing new files into that program, and modifying those files a bit. I only need access to one program, but I also ...
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Mathematica: Resuming SSH evaluation with XMing

I am re-asking this question since it exactly applies to my situation and it had received no answers earlier: I currently run my Mathematica on a linux computer through Putty and Xming. Xming ...
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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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Prevent access to anyone W/o Login credentials while remotely accessing Windows 10 using Teamviewer

Can I work remotely on my home laptop [Windows 10] while preventing access to anyone physically in front of it? So, that my dog and/or younger siblings who dont know the login credentials, can't mess ...
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Can't connect to FTP using IP with KNetAttach

I work on Debian/KDE and i use the remote folders to upload my files through FTP. This has worked flawlessly for a long time until now. I am migrating some websites to a new VPS and until i switch ...
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How to mount multiple Windows remote directories and change a file on each?

I need to mount about 30 windows directories. I have a file that I need to change in c:\users\test\file.txt. the file currently contains text and I need to overwrite it with another file (it is a ...
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Remote Login to Asus RT-AC87U Router

When I try to "remotely" login to my ASUS RT-AC87U Router, I'm getting below message and I'm not sure what to do? External IP: 17x.xxx.xxx.xxx Internal IP: 192.168.1.xx to login I use: ...
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Where TeamViewer keeps the ID?

I'm using TeamViewer 9. I need to find where it holds ID and get it. I tried to find it in the regedit but i didn't find it. What can you advise me? I need to find id and send it to my gate.php or i ...
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Can't connect to remote server via ssh

A month ago I could connect to a remote server via ssh, but for a week, I can't. At the moment I have access to the server locally and when I try to connect to localhost, to test if it works, I can ...
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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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Remote shell on Ubuntu-eclipse displays too many lines

I am using Ubuntu on my Windows laptop to cross-compile and remote-debug some stuff on my raspberry pi 2. I'm connected over a USB-to-ethernet adapter. When I ssh-connect over the normal terminal in ...
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Windows 7: Is there a log of my c:\ accessed over a LAN from another computer?

Windows7: Is there a log of accounts or IP addresses showing connections made to my computer's c:\ over a LAN connection using the format \\computername\C$?
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can more than 2 users connect Remotely using Remote Desktop connection in Windows server 2008 R2

can more than 2 users connect at same time using Remote Desktop connection (RDC) in Windows server 2008? If yes, please guide me.
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SSHFS Permission Denied to symbolic link

I can mount a remote directory to /home/user/mnt and can see symbolic links via ls of that directory, but I cannot r,w, or x the links. I mount using the code below, using RSA key pairs for automatic ...
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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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Attach local ethernet scanner to remote office VPN

I'm testing an Ethernet scanner. I don't want to go into all the details why. I can access my remote office VPN via workstations and servers just fine. The scanner does not have an interface to log ...
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Remote server IP address not loading default apache page (No data received)

I just spinned a new remote server on azure after the last one had vhost issues. The IP address of the new server is not loading the default apache page and the hostname displays web page not ...
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Start Team Viewer on Windows 10 from a Linux PC on same network

I have a Win 10 machine that I had to remotely reboot. I also have an ubuntu server on the same network. Team Viewer hasn't auto signed in on Win 10 machine following the reboot and I need access to ...
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Accessing My Computer from Android mobile

Is there any possibilities to access my computer from my android mobile without installing any third party software in my computer?.I need to access computer like remote desktop connection. If anyone ...
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Windows 7: bypass all startup prompts

I am trying to set up a windows computer for remote login, however when the computer reboots due to power cycling (a fairly common occurrence) it likes to prompt the user before finishing it's boot ...
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Creation of a remote desktop connection file (RDP) with password embedded in it

I need to connect to several RDP's and switch between them quite frequently. Therefore I was wondering how to save all my RDP's along with the password, so that I could just click them to open the ...
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Remote Management address different from Computer Name

We are an educational institution with managed computers using a management server. Our computers are bound to an AD server as well for LDAP. The issue we are having is the remote management addresses ...
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Mass updating/install on Windows [closed]

I currently use LogMeIn to remotely manage a bunch of computers around the country. However, I am curious as if there is a way to make updating on them automatic and install and make system changes on ...
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Is there a program or way to monitor or record or track a remote desktop session?

I may be hiring some remote employees and would like a way to track that they are working when they say they are. Is there a way to track how and when someone connects via remote desktop to a ...
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Use Firefox (or other browser) as a Proxy

I want to have multiple people pass requests though the same Firefox instance. This is not to be confused with configuring a browser to use a proxy. To be clear here are two possible solutions I'm ...
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Tracking Remote Access

If someone with Domain Admin credentials accesses your PC by using \\Computername\C$ is this "access" logged anywhere? I.E. the date/time and possibly computer name it occurred?
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How to determine if Windows remote workstation is powered on

My Situation: I work at a company with about 500 computers in at least five different states. All of them are Windows machines (the great majority are Win 7). What I need to do is determine whether or ...
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Port Forwarding to make my localhost available for everyone

I have installed Apache web server on my local linux machine. Now, I followed the steps described here to do port forwarding.. I wanted my localhost to be accessible from outer web too. Now, I am ...
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eCatcher login error (peer not authenticated)

I can no longer login in Talk2M using my good old eCatcher 3.x or 4.x. I receive one of these error messages: Written out: Additional info I/O error while communicating with HTTP server: ...
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Host “my ip” is not allowed to connect to this MySQL server

I have hosted my MySQL database on https://www.000webhost.com/ . I tried connecting the same using C# code , but getting error like Host "my ip" is not allowed to connect to this MySQL server . Please ...
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Should I use VNC or X protocol to control a Linux application from Windows?

I need to use an RubyMine IDE running on a Linux machine from a Windows desktop. I want to make that remote Linux application window to behave as close as possible to a normal local Windows ...
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Windows server 2012 remote desktop

I have installed Windows Server 2012 R2. I need to configure remote access to the users on this server via Remote Desktop Connection. This server is Domain Controller and users are in OU ...
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RDP session starts but remote window doesn't appear

Yesterday I configured RDP on my machine and it worked fine. I closed the connection and that's all. Today when I try to connect again I just get nothing. Credentials windows shows, I fill it (if I ...
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Reaching the login screen of a remote Windows 7 machine

It's a very funny situation actually. I installed Windows 7 to a friend's machine, and must have added my own password there. Now, my friend can't login, and I don't want to share the password with ...
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Is it possible to access a sleeping computer's peripherals from another computer?

Let's say I have an PCIe video capture card on computer A and some kind of interconnect (Thunderbolt, Infiniband, FireWire 800 or the like) between computers A and B. Can I put computer A in some kind ...
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PsExec: The user name or password is incorrect

I know there are similar questions to this. But none of them resolved my problem and asking it as a new question. I tried psexec to remotely execute the following example code. psexec \\192.168.1.70 ...