sbs 2008 rww computer connect not working.

Posted on 2011-09-22
Last Modified: 2012-05-12

I'm having an issue connecting to computers through SBS 2k8 using remote web. I can use remote desktop to connect. Any ideas? Let me know what additional info is needed.

Question by:J_Drake
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Expert Comment

by:Shreedhar Ette
ID: 36582642
- What is the error you are getting while trying to connect to computer using RWW?

- Below is the article for most common issues:

Author Comment

ID: 36582802
Thanks for the quick response! RWW doesn't error out it simply won't let me use the connect to computer function. This function previously worked flawless.



Author Comment

ID: 36587679
To help clarify.. I can get to the dashboard (picture attached) but the connect to computer option is missing. Any ideas as to what would make it suddenly disappear?

Thanks!     remote web workplace dashboard
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Expert Comment

by:Shreedhar Ette
ID: 36588721
- As per the attached image..i can see the Connect to a Computer option. Just click on the View List to get the computer list.

Author Comment

ID: 36594159
Sorry for the misunderstanding but thats the way it should connect to computer tab is missing.
Any ideas what would cause this?


Accepted Solution

naughtynat earned 500 total points
ID: 36597337
The problem is, you are NOT using Internet Explorer

If you use Safari, Opera, Firefox - you wont see the option for Connect to Computer

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