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

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make ODBC link work over VPN

I've created an Access file that contains ODBC links to our web-based ERP system, with a form full of graphs tracking various company metrics against target figures. The Access file is stored on our ...
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Synology NAS not accessible remotely after move. Possible firewall issue?

I am a remote administrator for a client who recently moved physical office locations. I'm having an issue with reconnecting back into the Synology NAS that they use for file store. From what they've ...
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Is there a way to have multiple remote desktops logged in simultaneously with the same account in Ubuntu?

My problem is the following: I have an Ubuntu 20.04 installation (it is a VM, actually, but it should not be relevant), and four people need to connect to it, sometimes simultaneously. Moreover, the ...
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Why are my verification codes not working when I ssh into my ubuntu server?

I'm trying to setup Google multifactor authentication up on my Ubuntu Server 20.04 machine so that when I ssh into the machine, it will require an ssh key and verification code from the google ...
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Intermittent RDP Connection Issues

I am trying to RDP to a PC in my office via a gateway server. I have a 1gbps non static ip connection. (Hard wired speeds all times of the day are around 940 up and down). My RDP connection is fine ...
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how do I prevent user B remote login when user A also remotely using the same account on windows 10 computer?

I have a problem that bothers me for a while. When there is a user A remotely login my windows computer(win 10), user B will kick user A out if B remotely login with same account. Can I prevent this ...
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RUnning psexec as system user returns "access denied"

I am trying to run a program on a remote system, and since I want to peform this action using the shutdown script of my computer, the call to psexec runs as system user. My problem is that I can run ...
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Run batch file on remote computer using PSExec and continue execution, don't wait for remote process to end

I would like to run a program (a batch file with an infinite loop inside) on a remote host using PSEXec, and continue execution afterwards. My problem is that when I run a command like: psexec -d -u ...
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Why am I suddenly getting bad audio quality when using TeamViewer?

I have been using TeamViewer a lot and everything worked fine but for the last few weeks, the audio quality got very bad. Before that, after connecting, the audio quality was bad and after 10/20 ...
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Access RaspberryPi with hostname through VPN server

I'm trying to use a VPN to remotely connect to a raspberryPi using its hostname but I can't make it work. I have the following setup : VPN server on a Synology device RaspberryPi 3 on network A with ...
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Automatic connection to remote server via PuTTY and ports contained in .json file

I connect myself to this remote cluster via PuTTY client. This works when I have written scripts to run or I'm running something in bash. But recently I figured out how to connect Spyder IDE to this ...
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How can I allow the access to my computer via Google Chrome Remote Desktop?

I am trying to allow the access to my computer via Google Chrome Remote Desktop. I see that my device (Windows 7 SP1 x64 Ultimate) is off-line: I am trying to configure it but don't see any option ...
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I can not control my android phone from Windows 10 using anydesk. Input is not allowed

I installed anydesk on my android phone has v5 and my PC has Windows 10 and I connect normally but I can not see any buttons for home or back and I can not control the phone using keyboard or mouse. I ...
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X11 Forwarding or X11 Forwarding like solution between two Windows Machines instead of RDP?

On my new workplace we got two Windows computers, one for development (stationary at office) and a laptop (e.g. for remote usage or meetings). I have a difficult time to get accustomed to the Windows ...
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Connect to disconnected RDP remote connection using tscon

I connect to RDP user session on the VM from command line (tscon). The problem is I am not able to connect to the session if it is not active. Is there a way to connect to the rdp session using tscon ...
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Remote assist into a PC that is remote assisting another PC?

I'm trying to Microsoft Remote Assist a PC for monitoring/demonstration purposes while that PC remotes into other PCs (to assist other users). Is it possible to do this in a Windows 10 Pro environment?...
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What's the purpose of TR-069 in a CPE ONT device?

I understand that TR-069 is a means for (typically an ISP) or other parties to remotely manage a router/ONT. Apart from the obvious benefits that come from being to remotely diagnose network issues ...
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Open VPN tunnel to non-static ip behind NAT possible? (IE. Sim card)

I have a Rpi with a cellular modem and SIM card attached. I can browse the web and login remotely to it using something like TeamViewer. However, I would like to use it as an access point. I am in the ...
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How to connect to a remote desktop and have my local machine desktop running so i can transfer data between two desktops

I have a remote desktop that I connect to access files and data. When I connect to the remote desktop I lose access to my local machine files as I am connected remotely to another machine. In windows, ...
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Access a home server over the internet with a private WAN IP

I have a Ubuntu machine running in my private network and I intend to use it as a media server. It works like a charm on my home network and I want to make it accessible over the internet. My problem ...
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How to enable GPG key authentication alongside SSH?

At work I use SSH keypairs to access 5x important servers, on a daily basis. Nothing exciting about that. But I've recently been asked to provide a GPG public key in order to access a 6th system, ...
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RDP with client authentication via a certificate or a key file

I'm planning to set up secure WAN-accessible RDP to my personal computer (Windows 10, not Windows Server, since it's just a workstation). The plan is: Forward the RDP and Wake-on-LAN ports to my ...
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Windows 10 Pro - how to allow remote access for software from another Win 10 Pro PC?

I have 2 PCs PC1 acting as a server and has Win10Pro - PC Name is PC52 PC2 acting as a client and has Win10Pro - PC Name is PC122 I have a software installed on PC1 and requires a user account from ...
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Design an alternative way to restart bare metal server when ssh-server is frozen

We have a bare metal at a remote data center. Once in a while, we can't log in via ssh, oftentimes the reason is that the ssh server dies. It just needs a reboot, but we CAN'T do it fast (have to make ...
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How to connect office PC microphone to home Pc microphone?

I am working from home because of the covid situation. I connect my office PC and start working from here but the problem is when I call to our customer using our call software in office pc. The ...
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Managing credentials to run as a different user on remote system using PowerShell

I need to get the environment variable settings on a remote machine. The remote machine runs applications under a service account. SA123 If I can connect to the remote machine with my user account, ...
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How to remote desktop just a single Windows 10 Virtual Desktop, while the client is using the device normally on the other Virtual Desktop?

Is it possible to RD only to a single Virtual Desktop (the second VD, Desktop 2), and that RD will just stay there remotely, connecting from other network. While the client (owner of the device) will ...
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hdiutil Microsoft Remote Desktop 10 issue

Currently I am using macOS Microsoft Remote Desktop 10 to connect to a virtual machine. Within the settings of this Microsoft Remote Desktop 10 application, I set the re- direct folder to the disk ...
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How would I be accessing my remote server via remote desktop?

This might be an immature question however, I am trying to setup my Windows Server 2019 for remote connections and I am setting it up for the first time. I have enabled and setup the following on my ...
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How to control remote user access level

I have a windows 2012 Server. I need to give someone access so they can run an application on it. How should I ensure that they don't have access to anything else but the application only on the ...
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Allowing remote access to my nextcloud on raspberry pi by port forwarding

I hope the question isn't too confusing but i am trying to connect to my nextcloud instance that is being hosted on my raspberrypi but outisde of my local network. So here's what i have done and tried:...
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How to remote access and send my fingerprint

I'm currently using TeamViewer to access a computer from a different network, I'm working at home and the computer is in my office work. The problem is I'm using software and I need to scan my ...
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Ubuntu: Using local joystick /dev/input/js0 on remote machine

My desktop (server) runs Ubuntu 16.04 and my Jetson Xavier NX (client) runs Ubuntu 18.04. A plug&play joystick is physically connected to server and I need to have full access to this input device ...
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VS Code file previews not working on Remote

I have noticed that when I connect to a server in VS Code (using Remote-SSH), I cannot preview Markdown files. I have tried installing/uninstalling some extensions like Markdown Lint and Markdown All ...
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Connecting to Active Directory remotely

This post seems to be half programming and half administration, so I'm not sure where it belongs. Neither SO nor SU seem exactly right. Feel free to redirect as appropriate. Old situation: Existing ...
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Mount remote filesystem and keep option to read and write protected files like everything in /etc/. Debian

I would like an easy way to manage a debian server. I have ssh, an openvpn connection, X11 and sftp. X11 is not that comfortable as it is slow and I would prefer the app to run on my machine for this ...
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Can I control the management engine of a computer like an IT department would?

I have an older workstation which, as it boots up, includes a step that allows me to configure an Intel ME engine that is somehow present on the CPU or motherboard. I have the password to access it ...
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ZTE F660, /bin/sh: Access Denied

I have a problem with my router ZTE F660, V5.2.10P1T22S (btw same problem with F609). If I do telnet from device which is connected directly to the router (LAN/WiFi) - I get full telnet access. But if ...
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Live console output in Windows Remote Shell?

Windows has several built-in options to access the shell (command prompt) of a remote computer and run commands on that remote computer. This is done through the Windows Remote Management service (...
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SCP with login to server and login to app user

I am trying to copy files from my local machine onto a remote server. The only issue is that I must first ssh user@host, enter my password, then sudo su - appuser, and enter my password again. I have ...
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Remote access to smartphone from PC by knowing IP and MAC

I'm wondering if it's possible to transfer files from my smartphone (Android 9) to my PC (Ubuntu or Windows) without installing any app on the smartphone and without touching it. I'd like to perform ...
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Is there a way to view the history of all remote access to/and from a PC?

My PC runs using Window 10, is a Dell Vostro SSD and lately I found out that someone remotely accessed my PC. I have now closed this access route down but I would like to know if there is a way of ...
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Teamviewer login alert and notifications?

Is there a way to be notified (either by email, phone, etc) whenever a remote device connects to my PC via TeamViewer?
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How to invoke a bash script to run from another script via ssh connection

I have two scripts masterScript.sh and slaveScript.sh. The masterscript.sh is first executed on windows-PC and one of its commands is to establish a connection with the ubuntu-PC via ssh (e.x. ssh ...
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Can't connect to a remote host with virt-manager

I'm trying to connect from a laptop (computer1) to a host (remote1). On computer1 I have user1 on the host I have a different user (user2). Both systems are running Debian, the remote1 system is a ...
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Remote Access for Printer Connected to USB Port of Modem

I have connected a Printer directly to the USB Port of my Modem (D-Link 2750U) with the URL http://192.168.1.2:631/printers/M1005 How can I set up port forwarding so that I can access this printer ...
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Using keyboard shortcuts on multliple machines using VM & RDP

We're a bit late to the working-from-home party, but making an effort. I got the following situation: RDP Hyper-V SSL VPN RDP RDP Ordinarily I connect from my workstation (bottom left) to the server ...
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Trigger command on windows from another device (over the web)

I want to be able to turn on/off my Windows 10 hotspot remotely. Ideally, by logging onto my personal website, and toggling an on/off button. Is there any way that I can: 1) trigger the batch file ...
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How to set up and use unsolicited remote access (MSRA)?

This Youtube video shows how to start remote assistance without sending an invitation The video shows someone accessing another computer without sending an invitation (or waiting for the invite to be ...
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Can not find kubeconfig file

I am trying to access a remote kubernetes cluster with kubectl. In order to copy/paste cluster credentials in the kubeconfig file I executed "~/.kube/config" command but there is an error ...
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