Remote Access





Remote access may refer to the connection to a data-processing system from a remote location, for example through a virtual private network remote desktop software, terminal emulation, or the activation of features of a business telephone system from outside the business's premises.

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I'm looking for instructions that show how to use the free version of Team Viewer to allow Windows & Mac  computers to be controlled remotely.
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The link above shows how to print document from a remote PC to a local printer via team viewer,,,this doesn't serve my need .

My question how can I print I local document to a remote printer without transferring the file to a remote computer?

Means I have a local laptop that access 3 remote desktop located on the same place.

One desktop is connected to a carpentry machine (special machine for cutting wood) , from the laptop we transfer a drawing file but that desktop in not connected to any printer, therefore can't print

On the same we need to printer that drawing file via another desktop without transferring it .

Is that doable using team viewer ?

OSs are windows 7 for all

I have a CentOS 7 (7.3.1611 ) server running Gnome (3.14.2) and using xRDP (0.9.2-12.el7.x86_64) and authenticating via radius to DUO. I RDP (10.2) from Windows 10. This all work fine.

My problem is when the session locks or time out I can’t log back in unless I have a local password set which I don’t want to do. I want the auth to continuously go through radius/Duo.

My questions are:
1.      How or where do I point re-login to radius?
2.      Or when session times out to kill session so they have to re-auth through radius?
3.      How do I extend the session time out?

Hello experts

I have a 2012 r2 rdp server thats working great but we would like to be able to minimise the amount of steps our end users need to do when using our services from their devices. So we tell them to grab the microsoft remote desktop app which most get right the first time and then they need to add the remote resource url and username and password. We are hoping to somehow supply the remote resource url bit automatically, it seems with the previous versions you could export configuration files but with the new version I haven't been able to locate anything. How are others streamlining this process ? The powers that be have asked if there is a way we can host some sort of file on the web the users click on that makes it easier to setup their devices because we are an educational institute and have users connecting from remote locations and cant see us face to face for us to configure their devices. We have rdweb services installed but it has its limitations but we thought maybe there was some way to leverage it for the configuration side (Our clients are all byod so the app is the medium that works on all devices)
If I configre MySql for remote access (using the server ip)  will it still work as localhost?
hi i want to take a remote access of iphone of my client to configure something on his iphone how should i do that ?
please advice
Recently every time I used RDC to access my server SSMS crashed with the following error -
  Problem Event Name:      CLR20r3
  Problem Signature 01:      Ssms.exe
  Problem Signature 02:      2017.140.17119.0
  Problem Signature 03:      591bcf8a
  Problem Signature 04:      PresentationCore
  Problem Signature 05:      4.7.2053.0
  Problem Signature 06:      58fa7405
  Problem Signature 07:      149e
  Problem Signature 08:      40
  Problem Signature 09:      System.DllNotFoundException
  OS Version:      6.3.9600.
  Locale ID:      5129
  Additional Information 1:      5861
  Additional Information 2:      5861822e1919d7c014bbb064c64908b2
  Additional Information 3:      5f25
  Additional Information 4:      5f2531ae070278f893fa99352dadd49e

A suggested fix was to install v17 but that has the same problem.

I recently wanted to leave a powershell script running and when I logged in again both Powershell and SSMS crashed. A suggested fix was to repair .Net but doing that made no difference.

I can start them, close the session and open it again and both have the error. What update has Microsoft done to cause this?
I would like to disable this altogether . I have the option set in the .rdp file to displayconnectionbar:i:1 but with that set it still displays for a few seconds when system first makes the connection. I need this to not show up at all as i have the system setup as a Kiosk. So when user turns on the system it go right into the connection and when they log off it restarts the connection without end user knowing they are connected remotely.
Dear Team, we have Server 2008 R2 acting as VPN server with Routing and Remote Access role. However, we suffered a reliability problem when we always have to restart service in order to run VPN smoothly. Sometimes, we even have to restart the Server, so that remote users can log in with their username/password.

We only have MSE antivirus, no any other special.

Can anyone explain please?
I used to be able to use remopte desktop to get from our school server to the individual PCs. Because of PC lab reconfiguration I reinstalled Windows 7 Pro 32 bit on most of the computers and now I cannot access them. I turned on Remote desktop like I did in the past and changed the power setting to never go to sleep. I also checked the firewall setting and compared them to the settings of PCs that did not get a reinstallation of Windows. They are identical. I checked the services and they are also the same as the PCs I can remote to. What might I be missing? What should I be looking for? Remote access is critical to managing this network and these PCs.

The server is Windows Server 2008 R2.
Thank you!


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I have Checkpoint Firewall, trying to route traffic for a remote user to the office then to another subnet in a different location to access RDP. Static routing is on the FW to this subnet, a policy is also set for that user to access that network and the subnet is in the Encryption domain.
In the office the access is accessible over MPLS. Can the traffic be routed to the FW over the Internet and forwarded over the MPLS link.

Thanks in Advance
I tried to start the Routing & Remote Access service on the Windows Server 2012 Standard but it getting failed error code: 8007042a.

"The Routing and Remote Access service on Local Computer started and then stopped. Some services stop automatically if they are not in use by other services or programs"

Below mentioned troubleshooting taken by me to resolve this issue but no success.

1. I have verified the dependency services of role routing & remote access but found all dependency services in running stage.

2. I have re-installed role Remote Access but still facing the same error. (error code: 8007042a).

3. I Took backup of "HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\RemoteAccess" and copied the same registry from working server.

4. Merged the copied registry and tried to start the service but it failed to start.

5. Reset the TCP/IP setting on the server.

6. I deleted the below mentioned registry key from the server. (Exported it before, to keep a backup)

7. Rebooted the server multiple times for changes to take effect but no success.

Any suggestion on this?

Vikrant Wakchaure...
This is a New sbs 2011 Install.
I have two separate networks at my home Business. Im testing remote login to the Business Network that the server is on so my wife can connect to the server from the internet.
  Im trying to get Remote Login to SBS2011 working . I ran the wizard to setup server for remote access.
 I can not ping the server name or IP. I can Ping other devices Router and workstations from the other network and that is fine. I disabled windows firewall and enabled firewall on the router I Enabled upnp set up fowarding port 443
 I can access the Internet from the server.
when I ping the Server I get  Destination Host IS Unreachable
I dont know what to try next
Hi guys,

I have got a very problematic Windows 7 Ultimate computer which no computers in the network is able to connect to. Please look at the following diagram.
When I try to connect from a different computer to it, it asks for a set of credential which i then entered. Next, the remote desktop screen appears (Screen that would normally show its trying to display the login screen), but almost immediately, the screen disappears and nothing happened after.

What is happening here is that:
- All computers are not in a domain but in identical workgroup names.
- Usernames and passwords are identical for all the computers and are stored locally.
- I had created a separate rdpUser account to test that when I try to connect, it uses the credential that is stored in the problematic 7 Ultimate box.
- The Windows 8 computer is configured to allow remote assistance, but is restricted to any remote connection to it.
- Any computer is able to remotely connect to the XP box.
- No computer is able to remotely connect into the 7 Ultimate box.
- The firewall on the 7 Ultimate box has inbound firewall rule configured to allow TCP 3389 remote desktop and remote desktop (RemoteFX - TCP) permitted.
- I had tried to configure a UDP rule and it plays no part in solving the problem. (Inbound and Outbound too)
- The local user account has administrative privilege for rdp, so is the rdp test account.
- I did look at event viewer and it shows that a network…
I'm running a small shop for IT support. I'm currently using Logmein rescue to send a link to my clients and have them click on it. But its costing me $150/month. Do you guys know of any free tools that do the same or that are maybe cheaper like $30 or $50 month? Just trying to keep my overhead down.
I am getting this error when I try to deploy RDS or manually install the individual roles.  Im not getting much from the errors though. Nothing in the event log either. See attached
Looking for remote access for a client.

They sometimes will travel without their laptop and want to be able to use their clients machine to access their office machine.

I was using Remote desktop with ports forwarded, but do not feel that is secure enough.
I would do a VPN, but that requires a vpn client on the remote machine.

What options do I have that require minimal installation of software on the Remote machine?

They have Windows 2012 (not R2) so I cannot add Essentials experience to remote to their network PCs

We have just setup a new 2016 RDS farm, which works perfect when people are working on our network. But when they are at home and connected up by our multisite DirectAccess (also 2016), they cannot access the farm servers. All other servers are accessible.

I've have no problem connecting directly to servers inside the farm when being connected through DirectAccess.

Do you guys how fix this issue?
I have a hacker who has compromised my network, devices and my life for over a year. I have found various devices connected to my lab top via blue tooth, unknown devices on my wifi network and have collected a bunch of networking logs and see things on there that shouldn't be there, I believe. It's a lot of information that I really don't know how to read and I don't know what information is important. So I'm looking to hire somebody to review the logs and information that I found and tell me what information should be looked at more closely, what information needs to be investigated further, etc.

Definitely willing to pay.. Contact me privately if you have history in this area.
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So, we have two synology NAS' on our network. We run one of them as a WEBDAV server for remote access through Net Drive 2. We're running it through the HTTPS port right now. We have another server on our network, synology NAS as well, that we would like to be able to remote into with WEBDAV as well.

Here lies the issue: the 1st NAS is using our public IP address and every time we try to map to the 2nd NAS, even with another port, it still forwards it to the 1st NAS. Any ideas on how we could use WEBDAV on both externally?
I plan to give a contractor TeamViewer access to my Windows 10 computer, which accesses my Windows Server 2012 via RDP.

If Windows Server 2012 has FTP disabled or NOT installed, can the contractor download huge 10GB+ files to his computer without me knowing?

If so, how can I prevent this?

How does make a excel for automatically open multipal network servers which have VNC server also VNC password
Hello, we have 2012 R2 Server with RdS Installed and 5 cals. Users were logging in today, and are getting "the remote session was disconnected because there are no remote desktop license servers available to provide a license. Please contact the server administrator"

Please help with this.
I am looking for a service within Windows Small Business Server 2011 and/or a program that will allow me to monitor remote sessions on my network.  Ideally, who is on what computer, when, and how often they are on the computer.

Shadowing would be an added perk, but not mandatory.

Thanks for your help.
I'm trying to connect a Windows 7 laptop to a third-party remote desktop from my office. It works fine from my home wifi or via a tethered Iphone, but not via my office broadband.

The process is this:

1. Connect and sign in to RD Web Access on the gateway server via IE11 and https

2. Click required server

3. The  Windows remote connection warning pops up and I click Connect.

4. The connection dialogue pops up, goes through the connection process, as far as "Preparing Destination Computer", then "Initiating Remote Connection" ... but it goes no further. It just hangs at this point.

Office set up.

The office is running a small network with a 2012 Server. The default DNS configuration is to use the server as a DNS Server, but for testing, I've manually entered Google DNS servers on the laptop. The laptop is on the wifi, but I've also tried it on a wired desktop.

The router is a BT Business Hub 5 with a BT Openreach modem.

Any suggestions?

Remote Access





Remote access may refer to the connection to a data-processing system from a remote location, for example through a virtual private network remote desktop software, terminal emulation, or the activation of features of a business telephone system from outside the business's premises.