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Remotely run script on Unix, get output locally?

I need to run a (Tcl, or whatever) script on a remote Unix machine, from a (local) Windows command shell, and I want the stdout/stderr of the script to show up in the Windows CLI. The exit code would ...
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Allowing Remote Connection in IIS on Windows 7

I'm trying to give access to a website in IIS on my Win 7 machine to another person on my network. He's unable to access it. I was wondering if perhaps it was because IIS isn't configured to allow ...
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How can I set environment variables for a remote rsync process?

When I use rsync to copy files from one computer to another, an rsync process is started on both ends. However, on the remote end, shell initialization files are apparently not read, so I cannot set ...
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How to make remote connection (ssh tunnel) with putty/ssh?

I am trying to make a tunnel between a server and laptop with Putty. The problem is, since the laptop has no public IP adress, I have to make a reverse connection. But I really dont know how to do ...
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Change terminal colors when connecting to remote server, Linux

I have a habit of changing the terminal background to another color scheme when connected to a remote server. This prevents lots of theoretical, unfortunate mishaps. Is there a way to change the ...
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Allowing VNC connections into Linux Mint

Do any programs need to be installed that aren't included in the default install of Linux Mint in order for it to allow VNC connections?
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How can we determine who, if anyone, is logged into a Windows Server 2008 server?

We are running multiple (currently four) virtual Windows Server 2008 servers. In order to shut down those servers from a central point, we would like to know if all remote sessions to those machines ...
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Remote sharing of a terminal

At work, I fire-up a terminal and start executing some huge process(which may take couple of hours to complete) and leave office. When I reach home, I want to check what is happening to the ...
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Strange issue in running Remote Desktop after installing a MUI package

I have a machine with Windows 7 Professional SP1. I wanted to change to S.O. language from Portuguese to English, but due to the fact that I wasn't running an Ultimate version of Windows, I wasn't ...
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Cisco VPN Client Error 51 - setting up network interface

I'm working on a mac and recently downloaded the Cisco VPN Client from my company's internal site and when I try to open the application, the icon shows up in my dock and I get an error message ...
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Where is the “Experience” Tab on Remote Desktop Connection for Mac

I am working on an EC2 instance through RDC (Server 2008 R2 SP1). In many places, I hear the "Experience Tab" referred to. Here's my question: Where is the Experience tab or the equivalent thereof in ...
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Remotely Controlling Picture Slideshows From One Central Location to Thirty Remote Locations

I work for a company that has 30 convenience store locations and we're looking to have display screens in all the stores that play the same content. We want to be able to remotely control the content ...
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Portable Emacs TRAMP problems

I put NT Emacs on a usb drive so that I could use it on my University library's Windows machines on days where I can't bring my linux laptop with me. Most of my work involves editing files remotely ...
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Remote Access Tool stops working after reformatting Windows

I use a Remote Access Tool to use my PC when I'm not at home. After reformatting a couple nights ago, It's been weird. After reformatting I have opened the Remote Tool before doing anything else and ...
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Copy file from remote server terminal to local system

I use putty on Vista to connect to remote UNIX shell. But I want to copy files from that remote server to my local Vista system. How to do that??
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How to connect to an Ubuntu VirtualBox virtual machine?

I have installed Ubuntu 10.10 x64 as a guest OS in one of my virtual machines. My host OS is Windows 7 x64. I would like to connect to the Ubuntu server instance using a client program or even a ...
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Remotely turn on a device that is powered off? [closed]

Verbatim from the interview between Brian Williams and Edward Snowden last night: Snowden: Any intelligence service in the world that has significant funding and a real technological research team ...
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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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Remote Access Service

I just want to know that can any class of ip(both public and private) can be used for establishing a remote access service like ssh, or is their their any limitation that public cannot access private ...
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Accesing Mac OS X from Windows: Slow, and not multi-user?

Just a quick question, although I fear I know the answer. I've just got myself a new Mac mini for my living room-TV. Being a newcomer to the "Mac experience", I just assumed a mature, Unix-based OS ...
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Is there a time management tool that allows to study browsing time? [closed]

I would like to help my friend with time management, and I'm looking for a problem that can every X seconds (unless the computer was inactive for some minutes), measure what program (or if it's the ...
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When I run a java swing app via xwindow over ssh session, is it's classpath my local box or that of the ssh server?

When running java sandbox apps over a cygwin (Moba terminal) ssh xwindows session, is it running on my local machine or is it executing on the server, with just the interface being displayed to my ...
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Why do some Windows application installers attempt outbound TCP connections?

In the last few years I've noticed that a growing number of Windows application installers attempt to make outbound connections on port 80 immediately upon running the installer. My firewall alerts me ...
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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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Configuring different SSH ports for each host remotley monitored by Nagios

I've completed the Nagios install and setup on three servers so that the instance on server A also provides reports for servers B & C (via NRPE). SSHD is purposefully listening to a different ...
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Connecting to a remote Windows machine [closed]

I was given a remote machine address along with a username and password. But I cannot connect via Remote Desktop, nor after pasting the address into the address bar of Explorer. All I know about ...
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1answer
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Remote connect to Windows 7 home Pre for IIS7.0

I have two machines at home, both Windows 7 Home Premium, and one of them is IIS enabled. I want the other machine to connect to that IIS remotely, is that possible? If so, what tools will I need?
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Accessing a server that is accessible to one computer from another computer

So basically I have a computer, let's call it 'X'. This computer has a standard Internet connection, via which it connects to a VPN, using CheckPoint VPN. When it's connected to the VPN (and only ...
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Vmware Workstation 10 connect remote server (Debian, Guest-Windows XP) Does not allow raw disk access nor shared folders

The setup: Ubuntu with local Vmware Workstation 10 (everything works locally) Connects(File-> Connect to Server) Debian server with the same Vmware Workstation 10 (Windows XP Guest) Debian setup ...
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sshfs robustness on weak connection

sshfs is really nice but it creates me a lot of problems. In particular I don't have a very good Internet connection, it is fast, but it has a lot of latency. Sometimes sshfs freezes my pc (fedora ...
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Remote Connection Graphics Limits

I have two computers. One has Windows 7 and the other Windows XP. I'm using the Windows XP computer to connect to the Windows 7 computer through Remote Desktop Connection. The problem is I can't ...
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1answer
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How to access files on remote PC from a Mac OS terminal?

There have been a number of questions related to remote access PC from Mac, but I have not found an answer to my question. I have a desktop at home and a Macbook laptop I'm traveling with. On my Mac ...
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Playing sound remotely through ssh connection

Scenario. I am sitting on a laptop at my work station (windows with putty). My target is sitting in another room with his own ubuntu laptop with his own user. I want to use the mpg321 program to play ...
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Running a remote syslog server

I have a Mac dev machine configured to forward certain syslog entries to a remote syslog host. It's configured to forward them to my Ubuntu server. The Ubuntu server currently has rsyslog installed ...
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Copy file from remote UNIX terminal to local system

I use putty on Vista to connect to remote UNIX shell. But I want to copy files from that remote server to my local Vista system. How to do that??
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Remote desktop - log-on as the same user remotely

Imagine this use-case. I have PC at my workplace and a notebook I can carry home. After my working hours, I lock the session and go home. Then at home, I want to be able to connect to the PC ...
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Remote connection IP to use

I have two laptops that both run on ubuntu and installed ssh server and ssh client on them. One is usually on my desk at home and one I usually bring to my company. When I'm at home I can easily ssh ...
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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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remote connection from Linux to Vista

hey guys, I wanna use my windows desktop on Linux RedHat, I installed RDesktop on my linux,and set remote connections on windows Vista,but it doesn't work. I tried remote connection between my linux ...
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PHP - Read file from remote server

So I have two CentOS servers. On server1 I have a log in the directory /home/something/logs/latest.log On server2 I have my apache server, and I want it to read the log on server1. I need to do ...
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What is the best way to send a file from client PC to remote Machine in a fastest manner?

I tried to use SSH and FTP to send the file but it is really slow (of course it depends also to the connection quality but I think that my connection can provide better performance with anther ...
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Can't connect to remote MySQL server but works with localhost

I can't connect to my remote MySQL server UNABLE TO CONNECT TO ANY OF THE SPECIFIED MYSQL HOSTS I did some tests and it works with localhost on the server. My user has the privilege to connect ...
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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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How to chain multiple remote desktop jumps in windows machines?

Is it possible to start a remote desktop connection and once you get in automatically start another remote connection to another server with different credentials? Like so: My pc -> winxp with ...
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Why won't Win 8 Remote Desktop Connection connect to a workstation within a Win Server 2008 domain [closed]

We have Win 8 (not Win 8 Pro) laptops that will connect to our Win Server 2008 machine via the domain name (xxx.domain.com), an allowed user name and PW. But we cannot figure out how to get to any of ...
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Login to Remote Linux machine and chRoot preserving all Terminal Windows

Everyday I connect to a remote machine (RedHat) from my macbook (Lion). I use Terminal to connect to remote machine and then to chroot. Then I open 2-3 windows on Terminal for various files. Is ...
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Can I run a tool like Nmap from a remote machine to pentest on my local Network?

Can I set up a backtrack system at home to connect to and remotely use tools like nmap on whatever network I'm in locally?
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Mapped network drive not connecting

I have a mapped network drive which maps to a shared folder on a VPS. Whenever I connect to the mapped drive from most locations I don't have any problems. However, when I try to connect at work I get ...
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How to setup an RDC?

I have 2 PCs in my home, one desktop and one laptop. Now I need to setup a remote desktop connection between them. How is it possible?
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Remote desktop session and system logoff problem

If I close the remote desktop session (RDP), my system getting logoff automatically. Some times I have seen "session has been idle over its time limit. logoff will start in 2 minutes. press any key ...