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Old 07-26-2005, 09:08 AM   #1
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Arrow control a windows system from linux

mandrake 10.0
i have installed samba and NFS.
can i control a full of windows system from my running linux box.

if i mean control including reboot it and shutdown that system also.
is it possible by an SAMBA configuration commands.
Old 07-26-2005, 09:19 AM   #2
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It is not possible with Samba, but you might want to look into TightVNC or RealVNC...
Old 07-26-2005, 12:20 PM   #3
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try telnet but you need to set it up on the windows pc to be able to logon to it.
Old 07-26-2005, 02:14 PM   #4
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I wouldn't recomend telnet.
Because it sends all info uncrypted so if someone sniff the connection they can get all information u send with telnet.
Old 07-26-2005, 02:45 PM   #5
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Use SSH, it's not just a Linux application, it's a protocol. OpenSSH


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