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Old 11-03-2009
How can I find one file in other machine?

Hi all,
I logged in one machine. I want to find one file in other machine. However, I don't know exactly which and where the machine is. I used nmap command to search all available hosts in this network range. I got two available machines through this action. But I still can't find the file I want to access. Anyone has any idea about that? Thanks
# 2  
Old 11-03-2009
Possibly you should login to that machine.

And then do find over there !!
# 3  
Old 11-03-2009
Hi,
The question is that I don't own any information for other computer. The only thing currently I have is the thing I used to log in. I must use this information to find file in other machine. Can I do this by just this information? Thanks
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Old 11-03-2009
After logging in to the remote server, if you want to find 'sample.txt' from root, then do the following

Code:
find / -name 'sample.txt'

# 5  
Old 11-03-2009
Thanks,
The question is that I don't know exactly where and which the machine is. I have used find command to search if this file is existed in this remote file. But it didn't exist here. So the file is existed in other machine. Can I use this remote server I just logged to find the file in other machine? Have any idea for that? Thanks
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Old 11-03-2009
Hi. If your user is wellcomed in the other machine (exists in file rhosts), maybe you can use "rsh host -c command / remote shell".
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Old 11-03-2009
If you've got legitimate access to the other machine, use the find command given above. If you don't have access to that machine, please give us a good reason why you need to access it. Otherwise I'll invoke Rule 12
 

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