Go to my PC question
Posted on 2007-03-21
Hello, I have a "Go to my PC" question, and this the the gotomypc.com software one can try and/or purchase.
I have a small network with under 50 users, and I found one user with this software installed and when asking this user why, he just said he need to finish some work from home, which we have no problem with that, but we have a VPN for this very reason.
My question is what issues from the IT Department do I have to think about, do I now have an open hole to my network through this user's computer? Also, is this software safe to use in a company network controled by AD and with a VPN running. (I have uninstalled this software via the IT Admin, but went through a long debate on that software vrs a VPN connection ( (VPN) Which is much faster and safer for our network, and we can monitor all connections)
We have a DC with AD running, but I allow some users to admin their own machines, but as far the network goes, their access is controled through the DC and AD. Meaning some are company developers and need to install software to write controls for like, "Allen Bradley, Microstation, etc.
Thank You for your replies, comments, and suggestions.