Chapter 2

Managing Remotely


Bullet Enabling the Remote Desktop feature

Bullet Connecting to a computer remotely

Bullet Using keyboard shortcuts in a Remote Desktop session

Bullet Setting options for Remote Desktop

Bullet Enabling the Remote Assistance feature

Bullet Helping someone remotely

Bullet Working in the Remote Assistance window

One of the first things you’ll realize when you become a network administrator is that you quickly tire of walking all over the building to get to your servers or to users’ computers. As a result, you’ll soon discover that one of your best secret weapons is the ability to manage computers remotely.

Windows provides two distinct built-in ways to do this:

  • Remote Desktop Connection (RDC) is designed to let you log into a Windows computer from a remote location. This is useful for managing ...

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