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Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V RDP from anywhere

I have a Windows Server 2012 R2 Datacenter installed with the Hyper-V manager activated. Within the Hyper-V Manager I have installed two virtual machines. First virtual machine is a Windows Server ...

WMI Remote “Access Denied”

I can no longer remote access WMI on anything in my environment (10/8.1/XP/7 workstations). Here some specifics: 1) I am a Domain Admin and "MRT" is my user and password "mmmmn". 2) Since this ...

centos 6.8 remote install

I want to re-install centos 6.8 with custom partation layout on my dedicated server that comes with cent os 6.7. I tried following settings on a vps first and i am able to connect via vnc for remote ...

Use Powershell to run an elevated executable

I have an .exe that needs to run via GPO. I attempted to do it via a batch script, however it needs to run on user machines and this requires elevation as they aren't local admins. Rather than ...

Use remote spamassassin with claws mail

I am using claws mail as my e-mail client to read mails from multiple accounts in my personal server. However I want to use spamassassin running in my server as the spam filter, and not a local one. ...

Remote WSUS administration console connection error

I'm using the remote WSUS console from my computer on one subnet to connect to two different WSUS servers on two different subnets. I've managed to connect to one ok but the second one gives me the ...

Exim refuses to static route

So I run a cpanel server with exim. I want a few of my domains to go through an external smtp service (spam filterer). I have put every possible configuration combination I can think of in the exim ...

Remote Office Domain Controller - Redirected Folders

My first question here - I tried my best to find the answer before posting. I currently manage a small health center (25 employees) that has a single domain (health.local for this purpose) running on ...

BMC remote service monitor

As a part of the deployment I'm trying to install BMC remote service monitor on a Windows 2008 R2 64-bit server. Now the installation goes fine up to a point when there's a need to select location. ...

WMI query returns “Generic Failure” exception for certain classes

I am trying to query Win32_USBHub or Win32_DiskDrive on a remote server using PowerShell, but I am receiving the following error: [PS]> Get-WmiObject -Class "Win32_USBHub" -ComputerName MyServer -...

Remote Powershell for non-admin user in non-domain pc

I'm trying to achieve the following: I would like to run a remote powershell script on a computer that is not in a domain. I've researched a lot and set up already all permissions/firewall rules etc ...

Is it possible to append to a file, by piping between servers/scp/etc.? [duplicate]

Short version How can I pipe text from a local machine/server and append it (not overwrite) to a file in a remote machine/server? Long version I wished to append my ~/.ssh/rsa_pub (public key) from ...

What are some of the security tools that can be used to prevent or block a Java Applet JMX Remote Code Execution?

What are some of the security tools that can be used to prevent or block a Java Applet JMX Remote Code Execution?When the attackers are using Java JRE with version 7 before update 11 (jre-7u10-...

Core PowerShell commands missing when remoting into Exchange 2016 configuration

I'm running into an issue where simple commands (Get-Module, for example) are not present when remoting into an Exchange 2016 server. The command I'm running is: Invoke-Command -ConfigurationName ...

ssh remote forward with two clients behind hop and a server on local network

I'm trying to connect two clients which are in different environnements to a single license server. I have a direct access from my computer to the license server but i have a hop to access clients. ...

Shell script to store server list for ssh remote connection

I want to store all servers in the local server(Linux Jumpbox), so I can connect by simply searching for specific hostname and ssh remotely from my Linux jump box. So, the requirement is, input the ...

The Local Security Authority Cannot Be Contacted when attempting to login to any RDP session from a workstation

I have, what seems to be, a very unique situation happening here. At one stage RDP Connections were working perfectly, until one day, it literally just stopped. The user now encounters the exact ...

How to use script located in windows to perform analysis in remote linux machine?

This might be some stupid question, the answer of which I am not aware of. But, is there any way to use analysis scripts(100's of them) located in my local machine(windows 7) to perform some analysis/...

Enable-PSRemoting Error

I manage a network of over 100 2008R2 Servers. There is no domain on the network for various reasons. I am running Enable-PSRemoting -Force on all the servers. Some of them are running just fine, ...

Cant RDP into server 2012 after VPN role added

Hi I installed the VPN role whilst connected to my remote Windows 2012 server via RDP. As soon as the service started my RDP session was ended and I can no longer reconnect. I also cannot connect via ...

Available options for editing remote files without uploading [closed]

Objective: Edit remote files that are either too large to upload or can't be moved outside of the host environment. I've heard people mention the vim editor (or nano/pico etc.) when it comes to ...

Having trouble using psexec to update user credentials on remote computer

I maintain a computer lab. I don't want to reimage these computers just yet, but I do want to update the user credentials for the lab without having to go around to each and every computer and doing ...

Connect to localhost domains remotely on a VVV virtualbox [duplicate]

I'm running a vagrant virtualbox on my 2TB hard drive, shared to my network, and I'm trying to make all localhost sites viewable remotely. Using VVV, a dashboard plugin for VVV, and a WordPress ...

Network Administrator

I often need to deploy linux rpm style servers set up as templates for clients at remote sites around the world. Before selinux I would have a remote admin make a basic server at the same kernel ...

ssh connection stopped working

I'm connecting to a remote server via ssh: ssh user@ip I normally use the wifi network but when it fails, I use a 3G modem. I have been working this way for few months. But now I'm unable to connect ...

remotefx on 2012r2 Essentials

I am running on a 5820k with GTX780 and the Remote Desktop Virtualization Host Role does not show up. Therefor I cannot use the RemoteFX feature. I am pretty sure that this hardware is compatible, on ...

WinRM-Service is running but can't be reached

I have a virtual testing environment for developing scripts. As .NET isn't capable of all the possibilities PowerShell offers I use Remote PowerShell Runspaces. My problem is now, that I can't reach ...

Importing a PowerShell script certificate with PowerShell on a Remote Machine?

When scripting with powershell you have to make sure your script is allowed to be run on the machine in question using a certificate. If any changes at all are made to the script, then the ...

PSSession Access Denied Error

I try connect to from the machine psttest01 to the machine psttest02 with PSSession and certificates as authentication. For that I used this command: Enter-PSSession -ComputerName psttest02 -...

Editing files in SSH connections doesn't give full content (Windows 7 to RHEL 6.4)

When I log into a RHEL 6.4 server (tried two different servers which are identical, a third one did something different but similar) and try to edit a file using vi or nano, the terminal prints only ...

How do I solve invalid credentials or usernames when connecting to Remote Desktop on Windows 10? [migrated]

It works on my local account but not when I connect my Microsoft Windows Account. Remote Desktop Settings Port 3348 is open Tried both my Local IP as well as my public IP for the PC Name. ...

Remote Desktop listening IP

I have multiple Windows 2012 R2 servers. Each server is using just one NIC port that has around 15 IPs binded to it. I want to configure RDP to only listen on one IP, I've configured rules on windows ...

scp and rsync to remote server is slow and stalls, what can be the matter?

When I copy a large file (100+mb) to a remote server using scp it slows down from 1 mb/s to 100 kb/s and downward and then stalls. The same happens when I try to use rsync. I've been able to transfer ...

Does Windows 2012 Terminal Server enforce a connection limit based on number of license CALs?

We are using Windows 2012, purchasing, and installing per user CALs to enable more than 2 users to connect to a Windows 2012 server. We are going merrily along when someone asks: how will we know if ...

How to remotely install CentOS in a bare metal machine

I am from software development background, and as such not much exposure to admin aspects of the server. I have a particular need. From my server how can I remotely install CentOS in bare-metal ...

Can a hacker determine all ports forwarded for remote desktop?

We have a client who insists on having 6-7 lan PCs open to the internet for RDP. The RDP listening ports on each PC has been changed from default. These ports are forwarded in their Sonicwall TZ200 FW....

MySQL hacked on AWS AMI: 'Pay to get data back' - how could this be possible and how to avoid it next time?

Today morning I noticed that some of the websites I host on a EC2 instance aren't working. When I verified the MySql database, it was wiped out! :( The only thing I have found was only a record ...

Remote parallel deployment in Tomcat

We're deploying an app to several Jelastic Tomcat environments using Maven on a TeamCity build server. This works well and has done so for quite some time. Now, we want to move closer to zero-...

How can I add firewall rules remotely without GPO?

I know the best way to do this is through group policy, however that's not an option right now due to our really old server running Win Server SB 2003 (we're planning on decommissioning it asap, but ...

Remove access to the printer in terminal server

I got a task where i need to remove printer access for specific users only when accessing the terminal server. It is a network printer from another site that we added on our server. Users uses the ...

[Microsoft]“wmic” connect to a computer that is out of domain?

[microsoft] i try to "wmic" inside a computer to get it back inside the domain (getting desynced). the problem is that when i do it from my administration user, the wmic request getting denied as the ...

rsync - incremental file list sent but files not updated on server

I am working with some source files from a desktop computer. The source files compile and run on a remote server. As there is a significant delay between me and the server, I have decided to use ...

Remote Entry of PRE-BOOTDrive Encryption Key

I have a client with approximately 30 machines in a domain and each machine has Endpoint Encryption requiring a key to be entered at the machine keyboard each time the system is rebooted. These are ...

run a jarfile in a different machine from an sqlserver

I have a series of stored procedures(i.e. SP1, SP2, SP3) consecutively running on an sqlserver(i.e. serverA). After SP3 finishes execution, I want to run a jar file in some machine (say, computerA). ...

How to get remote users to authenticate?

We have some remote users who are rarely on the company LAN. They may be remote for six months or more during a year. Every so often we encounter the problem of errors like: "There are currently no ...

Storing rsyslog remote events into ip based file

I was looking in the documentation and over google if it's possible to create single rule in rsyslog that would place the syslog events into files based on source ip/host/any other variable. What I ...

Is it possible to install software remotely on my clients via a application running on my server, having the installs be triggered by HTTP requests?

First, I have to say that I have no experience with servers or infrastructure whatsoever. Here's the situation, basically I have a huge number of client machines that I want to quickly deploy software ...

syslogd to Remote Server with Template

All over the web I find examples for either (1) rsyslog to a remote server or (2) rsyslog with templates, but never both. When I have this /etc/rsyslog.conf on my Mac it sends to the remote server ...

ModSecurity SecRule REMOTE_ADDR NOT WORKING?

I'm trying to nolog for a particular IP 10.68.***.96 and 127.0.0.1 address but it seem not working... I already tried the following configurations (I know that some of them are depreciated but it's ...

How to connect to a remote server using “net use” with different port other than 445

The code I am using net use K: \\<ServerName>\C$\Share /user:<domain>\<userName> '<password>' K: is the mounted drive Share is the folder name in server that is shared ...
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