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Basic Setup of Orcus v.1.9.1 – By Purple Kief

Purple Kief was nice enough to do a video tutorial on Orcus setup (Excluding port forwarding) for everyone.  Please find his video attached.

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Setup concurrent RDP

Step 1: Download Concurrent RDP plugin Start the Orcus administration and click on the button found on the title bar Plugins. Move to the Browse tab, search for the Concurrent RDP plugin and click on the download button: Step 2: Install the concurrent RDP plugin on a remote system It is important that the client […]

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Orcus Server with verbose output in console

With the new logging system introduced in Orcus 1.9, log messages can contain a lot more details which makes it a lot easier to find problems and resolve them. The logging behavior can be modified by editing the file NLog.config from the Orcus Server directory. Technical stuff You can find a detailed documentation on the […]

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Make Orcus server available to the internet

This article will cover the important aspects about how to make an Orcus server available to the internet if it runs on a computer in a LAN. This tutorial won’t just tell you what to do but it will also explain why and how. I think that is really important and missing in most guides; […]

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About the .Net Framework

A lot of questions regarding the .Net Framework are coming up frequently, so I decided to write this article to don’t always write the same. What is the .Net Framework? This part is fairly complicated, I will try to explain it as easy as possible: First of all, you have to understand the difference between […]

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Getting Started with Orcus

Technical stuff you should know Orcus is not just one application but consists of three core applications: Administration The administration is the application you will use most of the time. Using the administration, you can send commands to clients, view statistics, build client executables, etc. Server The server is the application the administration and the […]

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Salt Hardware ID of Client

A customer reported an issue because all PCs had the same hardware id and therefore couldn’t connect (because the orcus server rejects all clients which run on a computer that is already connected). It is hard to solve that issue, especially client PCs which are running a Window server client are hard to identify. To […]

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Setup Orcus Server on a Linux system

The CLI version (CommandLine) of the Orcus server is┬ácompatible with Mono, a .Net Framework for Linux systems/OSX. That allows you to run the application on Linux if Mono is installed. This tutorial will show you how to install Mono and how to setup the server on a Linux VPS. First, the Linux system/version is important, […]

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Create a new language

It is really easy to create a new language for Orcus. To do so you need the default Orcus package (doesn’t matter if it’s registered or not). Open the Language Creator To open the Language Creator, just start the administration with the parameter /languageCreator. You can do that with the Windows Explorer: Create a new […]

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