Using something remotely or remoting into it means using it when one is not at the same location as what one is using. A common example is opening files on another computer, or controlling a computer different from the one that the user is physically using.

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Does a Windows 7 system volume encryption tool exist that allows remote unlocking via ssh during boot phase?

Does a tool/method exist which allows encrypting a Windows 7 system volume while providing the possibility to remotely unlock it via ssh during the boot phase? Is it even possible with Windows 7 (I ...
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Using NFS home directories when offline

I have a server which has a NFS4 server running and exports the home directories for all my users. This setup work great when the user have direct access via LAN or WLAN to the server. But if a laptop ...
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Is pesexec only useful with administrative credentials?

I am an apprentice penetration tester, and I am trying to read as many tutorials and practice as much as I can. Something I continually see reference to is using psexec to execute commands remotely. ...
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Backup or Sync Hard Drive to Remote Server, Deploy Backup to Hard Drive

All of our office computers are running Win 7 at the moment. We want to create a disk image nightly and send it to a server we house in one of our other offices. We have explored syncing the hard ...
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Building code on Remote

I have a Linux (Mint) PC with a Nvidia GPU, which i want to make into a CUDA build server. I want to write my CUDA code on a different (if possible Windows) machine and build it on the server. So to ...
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Windows 7 use remote PC as speakers?

Is it possible to "export" all sounds from one PC to another so it would act as a remote speaker? I have a media PC connected to my TV and surround system. I'd like to be able to play games, watch ...
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Reliable cross-platform way of determining hostname from IP address

Within the DHCP table of a router, clients that have sent their network name are listed with IP and MAC addresses. I need a way to get the host names that clients have sent. The router does not store ...
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How to (really) force a restart remotely

I'm managing a small remote server and recently I've been having issues related to USB driver (or at least I believe so) disabling some of USB controllers and preventing system restart. It doesn't ...
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How to work with Windows through Linux?

I have to work with some remote Windows machines in a project, I also need to check for logs and find fixes for some bugs and things like that. But honestly, I don't like to use Windows to do this ...
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Remotely lock a computer

I provide temporary computers to businesses but sometimes they are very slow on letting me get them back. I was wondering if there was any way I could have a computer receive a command as soon as it ...
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Is it possible to setup remote play for PC games

Specifically, is it possible for a desktop with a decent graphics card (say suitable for Eve Online combat at laptop resolution), to provide remote play to a laptop on wifi or 4G? I took a run at ...
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How to process local programs in server CPU connected by SSH?

Processing local application in Remote high performance Server I have a windows 8 Client desktop. Can I able to run my local programs in the CPU of the server computer via ssh connection? Can ...
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Use the internet connection of a remote desktop without VPN

I live in Iran, and due to my country's Internet policies, I am unable to use a VPN connection to a server outside the country. Without VPN access, how can I connect to my server outside Iran in order ...
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How can I connect to sql server from a different domain/network

I installed SQL Server 2008 R2 on 6 machines. They are to be placed in 2 offices, 3 in each. I created a database instance and I used VB6 and was able to link both perfectly. I was also able to ...
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Using Windows 7 with Dual Monitors to access Headless PC via Remote Desktop

I work remotely and access a computer in my office. That computer is headless and I use cisco vpn and RDC to access it. (Both machines are running windows 7 pro) At home I have 3 monitors and when I ...
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Can BitLocker in Windows 7 or 8 notify a server or administrator of password-failures?

There seems to be no significant security consequences to failing login-attempts with BitLocker other than brute-force prevention. Is there a way to have a deployment notify a server or remote user ...
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How to use Windows's RemoteDesktopConnection even after restarting the system?

I want to connect a PC to laptop (with Ethernet LAN) and and use Remote Desktop Connection to control it . My PC is going to NOT have mouse , keyboard and monitor in a week . When I use Remote Desktop ...
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TeamViewer 8 remote printing greyed out

I am using TeamViewer 8 to connect from my PC to a server. Sometimes, I need the remote printing-function to print some documents locally. Somtetimes, when I connect with TeamViewer to the server, ...
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WinRM or PowerShell Server?

I would like to be able to remote into my Windows machines with a command line only interface, to PowerShell. It must be secure. It seems like there are two options for doing this. One is the ...
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Remotely cat (view) a file on a Windows computer using native tools

Something of an equivalent to running ssh remote.linux.box cat /somedir/somefile Note: I realise not all Linux systems will have sshd installed AND running. Most server systems would however. On ...
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Sharing same desktop/programs between 2 users

I wonder if it's possible to have on Windows 2008 R2 two users that would basically share the same session. Let me explain... (this is for a dedicated server I'm remotely controlling) Say I have ...
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how can I remote shutdown after host pc shuts down?

I have windows 7 Pro and for the project I'm doing I need the remote PC to automatically shutdown when the host shutdown. So say if I power down computer a I would need computer b to shut down within ...
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Remotely use a local account to unlock another local account

So I have had an interesting problem pop up. I am trying to make someones life easier by making a script to help reset local accounts on windows 7 machines. Ideally, we'd like to do it remotely, so ...
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How to test a PPTP VPN server from a remote location?

I cannot decide whether a VPN server blocks my geographic location or whether it is down altogether. What is a legitimate and trustworthy service that could (try to) connect from its own location as a ...
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An attempt was made to logon, but the network logon service was not started,

I am remotely connected to a machine on the network and at the same time from that same machine trying to mapp a drive located on another machine I get the following error "An attempt was made to ...
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Is there anything here to stop access to 3306?

I am trying to work out why a script on my online server cannot access MySQL to get playlist data and display it. I have checked all I can and it is not the script, as many others are using it with ...
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Restrict WinRM communication to specific server

I am working in an environment where we use WinRM to execute scripts on remote servers. All of this works fine but I am running into security concerns. What I would like to achieve is that execution ...
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Switch between RDP connection on time schedule

Is there a way to switch between RDP connection from one server to another one after a certain amount of time (like after 140 minutes) or maybe a way to schedule at what time it connects to server 1 ...
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How does Chrome Remote Desktop work?

What technology enables https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/chrome-remote-desktop/gbchcmhmhahfdphkhkmpfmihenigjmpp to be able to remotely control your entire computer using just the web browser? ...
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Can't remote SSH into computer (Ubuntu 13.10 / Netgear WNR2000)

I've set up SSH on a Ubuntu machine in my office and it works fine on the local network, accessing via the local IP address (192.168.1.19) on ports 22 and 20022. I tried to set up port forwarding in ...
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How to temporarily disable rsh between machines for user only

First, please note that I am just a regular user. I cannot do anything as a super user. Our sysadmin has enabled rsh between machines in our local network. That is, I can do this: [user@machineA] ...
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Allow PPTPD Clients to Communicate

Ive set up a PPTPD VPN server on an Ubuntu 12.04 Machine. I have 3 machines connected to it, 2 of which are on the same network and one that is on a separate network. All 3 are on the VPN, and can ...
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Redirecting xdg-open to another system?

I frequently ssh into a linux system offsite and love to use tools like 'hub' and others that offer commandline tools that open X-apps (most commonly web-browsers). However, it always fails because ...
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Windows support for headphones pilot

I have Harman Kardon CL headphones with remote made for iPhone. Is there any way I could use this remote in Windows (increase/decrease volume etc.) ?
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How to pull from the remote environment

I want to run sqlplus after remote login how can I do this? I'm using: wshShell.Run "C:\putty.exe -t -ssh -l someuser -pw pass -m c:remote.cmd 10.100.5.70" Contents of c:remote.cmd cd ...
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How to talk into a microphone on one computer and have it output the audio on a remote computer over the internet?

So let's say I decided to dress up as a ghost for Halloween. I hook up a speaker to my work machine, and then don't come in to work at all that day. Then while I am actually working remote I can talk ...
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Why is Remote Desktop Connection crashing on Win 8 Pro?

I get "Remote Desktop Connection has stopped working" whenever I try to log in to one of my other computers. On my wife's computer, I don't get this error. We are both using Win 8 Pro. I compared the ...
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Connect to ssh server installed on a local domain

I installed on my Ubuntu 12.10 open ssh server and I'm trying to configure to access it from anywhere. The problem is that I'm on a local network and all the computers surf on the internet with the ...
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How can I remotely install and uninstall a Click Once application?

I have about 70 machines running Windows 7 and I need to perform two tasks on all of them: Uninstall a previously installed Click Once windows application. Install a new Click Once windows ...
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Transfering long files with SSH to RHEL

I am using SSH Secure Shell GUI to transfer some folders from Windows to a RHEL server, but one of the file inside the folders has a name which is too long and I can't shorten the name as it is some ...
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How to setup a Linux machine to remotely use laptop screen as a second display?

I would like to reopen this question, because it is NOT a duplicate of that question. I am using Kubuntu 12.10, or Mint 14 - any of these two will do. Synergy offers similar functionality, but does ...
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Moving files on Remote server but on same hard drive

Basically, I have a Remote Server ( we'll Call it 'Server' ) running windows 7, and all it does is Share out 4 Hard drives to 2 streaming devices and my main computers. when i want to move files on ...
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Disable wireless network remotely

I set up a wireless network at home using a Belkin router, and I'm wondering if I can disable the wireless connection using my laptop while I'm away from home, without the need to be at home. I know ...
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Access denied on virtual machine

I have a friend on the same network as me hosting a virtual machine using vmware server.The guest OS is Windows 7 and Windows Server 2003.He granted me administrative priveleges for the machine but ...
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Unable to remotely connect to a machine after succesfull VPN login

I'm unable to remotely connect to a virtual machine even after successfully logging into VPN through my broadband connection. Weird it is, I'm able to remotely connect to that machine after VPN log in ...
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remote backup FreeNAS and photos on OS X Lion

I've built a NAS for my home backups using FreeNAS 8 with 5 HDs and RAIDZ1. Everything works great except I haven't yet figured out a long term solution for handling my photos. Currently I'm ...
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VNC Multi device keyboard mouse input remote user

i'm not sure this is within the realms of possibility, but I think it maybe, and I really want to see if something like this exists, or may be possible. Ok, so what I want is to be able to have two ...
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RDC from home PC to work PC using non routable IP's

I have a home PC and a work PC right next to each other. The work PC is connected to my corporate Lan, when it is connected I cannot RDC to it. When it is not connected to the corporate Lan I can ...
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Citrix RDP Grid Lines

When connecting to work from home (home machine is Win 7), I use Citric Remote Desktop. Within the options of Citrix's Remote Desktop I set connection speed to LAN and everything looks ok with I ...
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how to tell if somebody has accessed your machine with dameware?

I understand anybody with local admin or domain admin can dameware into your client and see your screen as you are working. Is this true? How can I tell who's recently accessed my machine this way? ...