Chapter 2: Making Remote Connections

In this chapter, you will learn to:

  • Configure the Remote System
    • Change Security and Basic Setup
    • Set Up Remote Administrator
  • Use the Remote Desktop Connection Application
    • Create a Connection
    • Use a Saved Connection
    • Set the Display
    • Access Local Resources
    • Run a Configuration Program
    • Optimize Performance
  • Terminate a Session
    • Use the Start Menu
    • Use the Logoff Utility

Most administration takes place on machines other than the one the administrator uses, which means making and managing a remote connection. The command line offers two ways to obtain a remote connection. For those commands that support it, you can specify which machine to interact with directly at the command line. This book shows several ...

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