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How to connect remote Linux Machine via SSH [closed]

I want to connect remote my linux machine via SSH. What should I do for this?
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Trying to remotely execute a string via ssh but my back slash keeps on getting duplicated

I an trying to pull cpu data on PMD's (Poll Mode Drivers) from remote servers and this is what it should look like: pidstat -t -p `pidof ovs-vswitchd` 1 1 | grep -E pmd\|%CPU 01:48:19 PM UID ...
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TeamViewer, open source replacement? (Connection created from remote device)

Is there an open source alternative to TeamViewer? The issue is having the remote placed device initiate a connection so that the help desk can manage the device. I am looking to create a facility ...
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How to reset router through command line browser? [closed]

I need to reset router and I just get access with ssh to raspberry in local network with router. I'm trying with elinks and w3m browser but I can't see any option, maybe because the router's control ...
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NoMachine behind a NAT

My provider uses a NAT network. I would like to expose a NoMachine server over the WAN (like I do with TeamViewer). When starting the server, I only get a list of private IP addresses, which are not ...
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ssh server alternative for remote terminal e.g like putty work [closed]

As per my knowledge, putty is the best solution for the remote terminal but we need run the ssh server on Linux. In my case, I want to take Linux remote terminal on Windows machine but do not want to ...
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Managing personal site on home computer [closed]

I have a site on my personal computer (with OS Ubuntu 16.04), there is static IP so I can go to my site from anywhere. I am trying to find a way to manage and configure my site remotely. My first ...
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C&C server strategies [closed]

We have around 30 Linux servers deployed at various client sites. There are 6 engineers working on these servers connecting remotely via SSH. All of these servers are connected with a central jumpbox ...
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Expose public ports only to the sshed user

We have a VPS running on AWS, although generic solution is expected regardless of hosting vendor. This VPS is acting as a Jump Box (running CentOS 6) for various other internal server such as SSH ...
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Can't send password through ssh command, incorrect password error

I have a script that does various things, and among those things, it prompts the user for a password, stores it in the $password parameter and the executes this command: ssh [host] 'cd someDir; echo "...
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Writing logs on remote server with rsyslog

I am trying to configure my firewall to write logs on a Virtual machine (Debian, bridged adapter). I've managed it to work, however, all messages going to /var/log/messages, if I don't explicitly ...
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Parallel execution of sh script in multiple servers [duplicate]

I am trying to execute action in multiple servers in my loop but I would like to launch my actions in the first server and go directly to the second one without waiting for the first one to complite . ...
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wayland and remote desktop

apparently Fedora 25, even if in alpha state (not for long, beta comins soon) is doing extremely well with Wayland enable by defaut. I wonder if there's any graphical/easy_to_setup solution out there ...
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Trick to create restricted linux user I can remotely control no matter where it connects

Short version: I need to give my 4 yr old son a laptop so that he can skype with me from the other side of the globe. The only help I can expect from his legal guardian is turning the laptop on at the ...
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Kali linux: I cannot connect from remote system using xrdp and mstsc

I have some trouble I want to connect to kali from remote system that is the Windows7 using xrdp and mstsc. so I installed xrdp service and run, next I tried to connect from windows, but it didn't ...
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phpVirtualBox - Control Remote Servers - Central Management

Not sure if this is possible, all my google results come up with RDP stuff, or just basic, how to install phpVirtualBox. I was wondering If I can set up a Central phpVirtualBox and connect it to ...
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How do I ssh my Mac from another server? [duplicate]

I want to ssh my iMac at home from my MacBook when I'm away, but I can't figure out how to ssh when I'm not on the same local network. I have configured my iMac to accept ssh through the "Remote login"...
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Linux distro for mobile screen remote access?

Are there any distros that have a UI made for mobile phones? I want to setup a server that can be accessed remotely with a phone.
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Linux equivalent to PowerShell's “one-to-many” remoting

Coming from Windows administration, I want to dig deeper in Linux (Debian). One of my burning questions I could not answer searching the web (didn't find it) is: how can I achieve the so called "one-...
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Moving files between two drives remotely

Any ideas on a OS X app or protocol that would let me easily move files between say... /home/user/Downloads and /media/user/External my attempts so far trying to use SFTP or SMB haven't worked. ...
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Local graphical tools to control remote non-GUI server

I am running an openSUSE server without any GUI components (for the classical reasons: performance, security, patching, etc.). Are there Linux related graphical tools that I can run on my local (...
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Any way to perform failsafe upgrade without having two images?

I'm figuring out a failsafe upgrade scheme for my embedded Linux device. I want to be able to upgrade the kernel and RFS, and have the system revert to an older image if the new image fails for some ...
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remote connectivity tool like teamviewer for ubuntu server

I have Ubuntu 12.x server edition at office. it is hosted behind multiple wan load balancers. is there any tool like teamviewer that i can use to connect with it from my home?
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How can I remotely access an intranet website from an external network via an SSH tunnel?

I recently setup FreeIPA on an internally accessible system at home. I'd like to manage this web UI from networks that are external to my LAN, but at the same time, I don't want to have to expose this ...
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Why am I getting this message from xauth: “timeout in locking authority file /home/<user>/.Xauthority”?

While attempting to SSH into a host I received the following message from xauth: /usr/bin/xauth: timeout in locking authority file /home/sam/.Xauthority NOTE: I was trying to remote display an ...
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Available console solution for a physical machine running OpenBSD?

If we have a physical server running OpenBSD, what are the available remote console solutions for it? Are there any unique methods because it's an OpenBSD? Console of course means if there is no ...
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Best way to connect to an existing user context through SSH

What we would like to do: We have short living virtual machines for running scripts. The virtual machines are used through SSH to perform "builds" (sequence of scripts) and discarded once all the ...
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Is there any way of knowing who [including remote users] can access a paticular file / folder?

In Windows you could enter file properties and see which users have an access to a particular files. [Including remote users / groups that are part of your domain] In unix when you enter properties ...
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remote shell - are there any non-ssh based alternatives?

Are there any alternative SSH servers other than SSHD? One that is not SSH based? Ideally one that can be installed from offical Debian repository, that listens on a port other than port 22. (To ...
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ipmitool set idrac mode

I have a DELL server R610, on this server there is a RHEL 6.4 This server has an idrac entreprise. I would like to configure the idrac from command line, avoiding reboot. I read on the man page of ...
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How to do x2go Remote Login for Machine Initialization?

I am a cloud computer user. In order to create a new virtual machine in the cloud, usually I have to initialize it using vnc viewer in the cloud control panel before I can access it with x2go client. ...
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SSH PC at office in local network from home

My office has one default gateway and behind that is a local network with locally assigned IP addresses to all computers including mine. I hold admin in my Ubuntu installed office PC and is it ...
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How to remote install CentOS/RHEL 7 using a rescue image like GRML?

Assuming a remote machine where you can PXE boot into a GRML image that also provides ssh access. Now the question is how to install CentOS in such an environment. Something like KVM access is not ...
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Backup remote management protocol in case of faulty SSH server

I have a remote computer which I currently cannot access with SSH. The computer responds to ping but SSH gives connection refused, so I suspect the ssh-server is not working for some reason. What ...
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Running commands on multiple servers [duplicate]

I want to execute a process on multiple servers. I am using the following wrapper script. The script moves to servers one at a time. I would like to change it so it can execute on multiple servers. ...
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Remotely work on Red Hat Box

So we're working on a project and currently,have the need to edit/save files remotely on a Red Hat box. We are accessing this files mainly with sublime-text. So we are trying to figure out what is the ...
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Online administration tool

do you know any solutions like webmin for my ubuntu/debian box? I want to control some of my machines over network via HTTP. Is there any solution that will provide me with a dashboard? Even better if ...
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remote desktop connection - similar to team viewer

I have a few different Desktop versions of Ubuntus (13.04, 12.04, Kubuntu,..) on different computers. I would like to manage all of them on a single computer via remote connection and be able to use ...
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How to force PC to release IP?

I'm working on BackTrack and I want to give a fake IP from my DHCP server to another PC. I'm trying to make that Windows PC run the command: ipconfig /release, but without remote access. I don't want ...
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How to turn off single user mode on a remote machine?

I have a linux machine that I was accessing remotely and I made the mistake of doing #init 1 which turned off networking on the machine. What is the easiest way to turn networking back on and/or get ...
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Remote support: routing RDP over ssh tunnel?

I want to replace TeamViewer with a FOSS solution. I need to support some remote computers. I have a working SSH tunnel set up between two computers using a middleman server like this: Kubuntu_laptop-...
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Why is my shell script hanging on `apt-get -y upgrade`?

Ubuntu : sudo DEBIAN_FRONTEND=noninteractive apt-get -y update sudo DEBIAN_FRONTEND=noninteractive apt-get -y upgrade sudo reboot Script is always interrupted after upgrade and then it will stay on ...
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Route only ssh traffic through VPN

Is it possible to route a computer's SSH service through a VPN connection but allow ALL other data to exit through the WAN address? What sort of iptables magic needs to be done to accomplish this? ...
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How to set up remote graphical sessions on CentOs?

Trying to set up a Centos 6 server configuration where we can automate the running of an application that uses Selenium. In this case, ideally, we should be able to: Create a graphical session (...
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how to execute commands (remote, asynchronous, pull)

I would like to execute commands on a remote desktop machine, but SSH would be difficult since the remote is offline most of the time, resides in a time tone 10 hours from mine, and may often be ...
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How to disable remote access on a linux distribution?

So I've read in Mark Sobell's book on Linux, that Linux by default is open to remote administration. Now seen as I'm running a Fedora 17, on a laptop I never have to administrate anything on remotely, ...
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remote desktop view of a Debian Lenny Machine

Let me give a summary of my project specification. I have a windows server and bunch of debian clients on the same LAN, Debian machines do not have x window system, they are bound to command line use. ...
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How does reverse SSH tunneling work?

As I understand this, firewalls (assuming default settings) deny all incoming traffic that has no prior corresponding outgoing traffic. Based on Reversing an ssh connection and SSH Tunneling Made ...
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I would like to send commands and requests from a client side app to a Linux server

So I am planning/designing an app running on Mac that will send commands and make data requests to a linux server. Some of the things I would need to do will be send file manipulation commands, zip ...
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Changing linux distro remotely while preserving data

I have a headless Fedora 15 (without GUI) box. With the following partition structure: $ df -T -h Filesystem Type Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on rootfs rootfs 49G 2.8G 46G 6% / ...