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RPort in the press

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The press and the community like RPort.  See who has published articles. TechDirectArchive   ChannelPartner ChannelPartnerInsight IP Insider ZDNet IT Administrator Linux Magazin Admin Magazin

Windows Server 2022 + RPort = Big Love 😍

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On August, Microsoft has released the new Windows Server 2022. R-Port fully supports this version of the Microsoft operating system. Let’s see how well they play together. In this video, I will demonstrate how to connect several instances of Windows Server 2022 to the R-Port server and how to manage them from a central web-based dashboard. What is Rport R-Port is free and open-source software. It helps you to manage dozens or hundreds of servers and desktops from a central place.  The home lab I have prepared my R-Port server on an Azure Virtual Machine . Watch our other videos, to learn how to install the R-Port server in just five minutes. In my home lab, I have installed four Windows Server 2022 as Hyper-V guests.  Pairing - connect the Server 2022 to RPort On the R-Port dashboard, I click on the gears icon and then on “client access”.  R-Port comes with a pairing service that does everything with just four lines of PowerShell. You just need to paste the snippet into a PowerShell

Version 0.4.0 of RPort released

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Another major release of RPort went live today. RPort is an all-in-one remote management suite for heterogeneous environments. RPort is released as open-source software and can be self-hosted. 🔥 What’s new in this release? Inventory view.  Extended filters for parallel script and command execution. Dark theme. Experimental support of Tacoscript. Encrypted Markdown documents.  The RPort Client can connect to a list of fallback servers. Improvements Adaptive height of boxes on large screens to avoid scrolling (UI). Clearer layout of the script loading and saving dialogue (UI). Tabs instead of sections. Bug Fixes Whitespace and special characters in windows scripts and commands are now handled properly. Limiting the access to a client to a user group is now working as expected. The systemd unit file now increases the max open files to prevent rportd running out of files. Proper handling of special characters in client access passwords. Fixed endless loop of authentication attempts on the

Efficient Windows Patch Management with free software

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Windows Patch Management from cloudradar GmbH on Vimeo . The latest version of RPort provides the option to supervise and apply pending updates of the Windows and Linux operating system. The video demonstrates how to manage Windows updates via the web user interface of RPort. You will learn how to update a single machine and many machines in parallel. RPort is a free, open-source software for remote access and remote management of heterogeneous landscapes. Update a single machine If you select a client that runs in Windows, the number of pending updates is displayed on the right side. Clicking on “more details” opens additional information about the updates. The RPort agent that runs on the managed system has access to the Powershell. This way, you can apply updates directly from the web user interface. Scroll down and click on “Script”. Select “Powershell”. Type in the following script: Install-PackageProvider -Name NuGet -MinimumVersion 2.8.5.201 -Force Install-Module PSWindowsUp

🚀 New version of open-source software RPort. Secure remote access, remote management and automation – self-hosted.

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RPort is an all-in-one remote management suite for heterogeneous environments. To not give the keys to your castle to a stranger, RPort should be self-hosted.  Own the keys to your castle!  RPort lets users manage and automate their Windows and Linux devices - desktops, servers, and any device from an intuitive, browser-based dashboard. It provides a comprehensive view of the entire IT inventory. Users can securely log on to remote systems behind NAT. Firewall changes or a VPN are not required.  RPort is designed for maximum security. Spying on credentials is technically impossible. Users always have full control over their  #data . 🔥 What’s new in this release? • Role-based access control to resources • 2FA enabled by default • Supervision of pending OS-updates for Windows and Linux • Extended inventory, including details of the operating system • Beta-release of the RPort command line utility • Folders to organize scripts for re-use on repetitive tasks • Integrated help function. ⏱️

Is RPort an alternative to Kaseya VSA?

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After the horrible cyberattacks against Kaseya VSA in July 2021 you might be worried if VSA is still a secure solution for you.  Supply chain attacks are becoming popular and any cloud-based services with a large customer base and direct access to connected devices – often via manipulated updates – are getting into the focus of attackers. The downside of cloud-based services If you are seeking alternatives to Kaseya VSA, first ask yourself if a cloud-service is still the best choice. Yes, it’s handy. You get a lot of comfort, everything comes built-in. You don’t need to maintain anything. That’s one side of the coin. Kaseya and SolarWinds demonstrated what the other side is. If wrongdoers take control over parts of the cloud infrastructure of your provider, they get also control over your connected devices. In case of a connected RMM it can result in a full control over your server or entire infrastructures. Beat in mind that “cloud” is an undefined term. Even if you run Kaseya VSA wit

September release is underway

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We are planning the next release or our remote access and remote management software, RPort. RPort is open-source, giving you full freedom and maximum security. What's new in the September release? Role-based access to resources based on user groups. Supervision of pending OS-updates for Windows and Linux Faster execution of even complex scripts (bash or PowerShell) on single clients or groups of clients The cloud installer enables secure two-factor authentication by default. Extended inventory of connected devices, including many details about the running operating system Folders to organize scripts for re-use on repetitive tasks First beta-release of the RPort command line utility Integrated help option Don't miss this update! Stay tuned and subscribe to our mailing list .