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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

windows server 2012 r2 Remote Registry switching logon account after any restart

I have a windows server 2012 r2 standard edition, running Hyper-V running windows server 2012 r2 too.. The problem is that any time i do a restart to the server, the Remote Registry service change ...

Powershell connection to exchange 2013 powershell works randomly?

I am currently working on a script that connects to our mailserver and purges a specific folder in a mailbox, I got everything working without a problem except the connecting to the server. When I ...

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/...

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 ...

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-...

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 ...

Cant login with any user after changing domain and name of RDS server

This is my first message here, so i just want to start to say hi to everyone. Ok, so straight to the point: We have a Windows Server 2008 R2 machine that functions as a RDS server (15 CAL or so). ...

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 ...

Script to unlock and lock monitoring screens remotely

We have several Windows 7 machines that are used for monitoring screens on the wall (one machine per monitor). We have to log these in every morning and lock them over night. This is a tedious ...

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 Windows command line

I am connecting from my pc1 to Windows server via Widows Remote Desktop Client. Then I execute one application (it has maximized window, and must stay maximized) on remote computer via his own ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Setting up a server in a shared office building [closed]

I built my first, simple web/file/media server set up at home, utilizing such remote connections as SSH (22), HTTP (80), HTTPS (443) and MYSQL (3306). In the coming weeks, I will need to move the ...

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....

Can't Remote Desktop To Hyper-V Server 2012 R2

I enabled RDP, set static IP address, created a local administrator account and made sure remote management was enabled. I can ping the server fine. On the client machine thats running Windows 10 I ...

Install .NET 4.6.1 remotely via powershell

I am trying to remotely install .NET framework4.6.1 on a large group of machines. I'm using powershell to remotely script this. The problem is that for whatever reason the .exe does not seem to want ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Watch new process on remote computer without agent

I am setting up an agentless HIDS solution and I wish to know if it's possible to send from a Windows computer the name of every process that starts to the HIDS C&C. The agentless factor is as ...

Remotely change local group policy server 2008R2

I'm trying to find a way I can edit the 'trusted hosts' list under local group policy remotely. Path from within Local Group Policy is: \local computer policy\computer configuration\administrative ...

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 ...

Turning on a virtual machine in esxi remotely without full access to the dedicated server

so a bit of background. I've setup a virtual machine via esxi on an ovh dedi, for a friend to use (via tightvnc/teamviewer). However he's not needing it running most of the time, and to save on cpu ...

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 -...

Can I have some devices at building 2, connect to the building 2 server (WS2012) as it's gateway, and use that server's VPN connection to building 1?

The situation is as follows Building 1 (B1) is my main site. I have 1 Windows Server 2012 unit at B1 and B2. B1 is a PPTP server. At B2, I have many devices. Most of these devices are constantly on ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

[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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

remote SSH command works but not when used in bash script

I am trying to stop tomcat on a remote server using a bash script. Here is the function: function stop_remote_tomcat () { CURRENT_SERVER=$1 CURRENT_USER=$2 CURRENT_PEM_FILE=$3 ...

How to do remote calls from server A to B to create virtual machines

This is my first question on serverfault so I hope I'm doing this right as I'm usually on Stackoverflow :-) I have two Ubuntu 14.04 LTS servers, server A and B. Server A runs the web server where ...

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). ...

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 ...

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 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 ...

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 ...

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. ...

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 -...

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 ...
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