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

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SSHFS graceful degradation instead of freeze when connection is lost. Is it possible?

A third-party program will write files to a SSHFS mounted dir. If the internet connection is lost, the third-party program will likely crash (badly), because all programs trying to access such an ...
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Send commands from OSX to windows?

I would like a way for OSX machines to be able to send a command to a windows pc with a desktop shortcut. For example: CALL C:\example.bat I have managed this sending the command from a windows ...
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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 Win7....
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Struggling with getting MS SQL remote access to work

I'm still trying to get a remote access to the MS SQL Server on one of my Windows machine. I allowed the access on my Windows firewall as can be seen here and here. I also opened the port on CoMoDo ...
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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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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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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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How to remote access using command line to a computer using dynamic IP?

I want to access my other computer (mac osx) which on the other place. The simples solution is maybe like using teamviewer and logmein, but in this case i want to remote using command line /terminal. ...
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A way to enable remote admin for a specific user

We know that there are generally two ways of enabling performing admin tasks on Windows 7 remotely: Enable the built-in admin account and furnish it with a password, or: Set ...
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I can't access my DVR remotely

I installed HKVision security cameras some time back. I formatted my computer a week later. Before formatting, I had port forwarded the DVR I.P address, so I could access the live feed and recorded ...
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Enumerating and connecting to named pipes

In windows Named pipes are available for IPC (interprocess communication) and are used both locally and remotely, Access to the remote named pipe contained in IPC$ share is done via SMB protocol,How ...
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Cannot SSH to my Server, The connection Hangs

Hello i have setup a home server which I am trying to access remotly. I did this a while back and untill recently I moved homes and ISP. I have port forwarded with my new ISP to be able to access the ...
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How to move files on a filesystem remotely without downloading and then uploading the content on the client?

I have a home server box set up running Windows 7 that is usually managed remotely (either from the local network or an external network) and there are often times that there is a requirement to be ...
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When controlling a remote computer in a Lync presentation, my local keyboard layout is ignored

When remoting into a computer using RDP, GoTo Assist, Bomgar, and most other assistance tools the local keyboard layout is properly translated to the remote computer. However, when taking control of a ...
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SSH acting up on mac

I have a problem with a mac remote server I can ping it, but every time i try to ssh to it, it can't find a route to host. After that error i can't ping it for like 5-10 minutes, but then the ping ...
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Is there a fax daemon I can install on a remote machine and use over the internet?

Here's the situation: As a poor student I currently don't have a phone line and so obviously no fax capabilities. However my parents have a phone line and a fax machine (One of those HP combo machines ...
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How would I configure a music server that allows remote management of files?

There are lots of music servers/solutions that take a media player, or an existing music library, and serve it to remote clients. Most of them are read-only: you manage the media files on the server ...
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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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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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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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Remote Desktop Connection Randomly Stopped Connecting to Windows 7 Ultimate x64

I have allowed remote desktop connections on my home machine: Windows 7 x64 Ultimate. Fixed IPV4 set via LAN (in network adapter settings). Router is set to forward port 3389 to my fixed IP (192....
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VM Host Windows VNC Client isn't finding VM Guest Linux VNC Server … why?

I have a Debian 6 guest (VirtualBox) sitting on a Windows XP host. In Debian I've configured tightvncserver. In Windows XP I've installed TightVNC client. On Debian I do the following: $ sudo ...
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VMWare Remote Console “Portable” / VMRC

I need to use VMWare ESXi Vms from a remote location. I am looking for a desktop tool to access VMWare infrastructure Virtual Machines from a remote computer. A tool in the same line as the old ...
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Publishing local printers in Remote Desktop sessions

My client has users of an ERP application spread across 50 locations. In each location, there will be multiple users. The ERP is hosted in a central server which has Windows 2012 Server 64-bit. The ...
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VMWare does not connect to remote server

I currently have a Windows 7 Professional OS running on my laptop. I have the Vshpere Client 6.0 running on it. I installed the server OS through the Vsphere Client. While in the office, I can ...
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mac to mac vnc through ssh for dummies. Is my connection encrypted?

I am finding online tutorials very challenging and I feel compelled to ask a question that I'm sure is common: How do I control the screen of a remote mac on a (remote) home network, where all info ...
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linux + verify by ssh the remote machine configuration

what is best way to verify if the remote machine is cluster machine I just create the following ssh command to verify if the remote machine is VRTS cluster or Linux availability Red Hat cluster ...
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Can I connect (RDP) to my local PC with Azure?

Can I replicate "GoToMyPC"-like capabilities with Azure? I know how you use Azure Service Bus or Virtual Networks. My question is what is the right approach to try to enable my local PC for secure ...
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Use a second cursor while remote user is controlling main cursor

I am frequently in web meetings where I need to give a remote user remote control over my cursor. However, I have dual monitors and would like to be able to do work on one monitor while the remote ...
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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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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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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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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: 17x.xxx.xxx....
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Remotely shutdown all computers on network running Ubuntu - bash scripting

I'm trying to iterate sudo poweroff through all ip addresses in my network using for loop. All computers in the network have the same password. sshpass -p password ssh $ip sudo poweroff The problem ...
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Could not start PSEXESVC service on Target Machine

I want to run batch file into remote machine and i was using psexec cmd for that but i got error like "The remote procedure call failed." My command is, E:\user>psexec -i -s -d \\192.168.1.41 -u ...
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Login a generic user via PowerShell

I would like to write a script, which has the purpose to login a generic user to a remote computer. I would like to do this via PowerShell and without any external tools, except any of the ...
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Remotedesktop connection “Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS” displays not a correct GUI(“XRDP”)

I used this tutorial, but my screen looks like this(it does not matter where I scroll. What to do ?
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Closing Iceweasel in fullscreen (R-KIOSK) mode VNC

I have a remote server with XFCE GUI running Iceweasel in full screen and I'd like to close the app via xvnc4viewer. ALT+TAB/ ALT+F4 causes switching/closing apps on my PC. Is there any way to either ...
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xpra windows client key auth

I'm trying to get off x2go since it become buggy. Having not found any reasonable alternative I decided to go with xpra. How do I enable key authentication in xpra windows client? There seems to be ...
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Vinagre host key?

Does vinagre (Remote Desktop Viewer) has host key, usually it is "Right Ctrl"? This is helpful to switch between remote keyboard shortcuts and host keyboard shortcuts. I use this program frequently ...
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Remote Installation of msi package over non domain network (windows)

I'm currently trying to audit our large (180+ sites) company and have been given a client to install, which I have both .msi and .exe installers for. The problem is, with about half these sites ...
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Chrome and Firefox not working in RDP session

I have a server and many low end laptops at home. I'm using a single user login (xxx@hotmail.com) to access the server from all laptops using Windows RDP (like the one in this case). I'm using ...
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webbased or hosted remote access software

I'm looking for webbased or hosted remote access software (like Teamviewer) for our helpdesk staff with no client installation necessary. Most of our customers use a bussiness network where no ...