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Remote Control Light

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000124871D
Original Publication Date: 2005-May-11
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-May-11
Document File: 3 page(s) / 55K

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

The Control and Monitor functions take the control or view the display (in monitor or in active state) of the remote workstation? The solution that we are suggesting is based on the need to use the Remote Control in order to manage only one Product/Tool on the target machine.

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Remote Control Light

IBM Tivoli Remote Control is a client-server application that helps you take control of workstations on a network using a specific remote control technology. It provides a complete real-time solution for remote controlling the target systems. For all intents and purposes, the technician or administrator's keyboard and mouse become the primary keyboard and mouse for the target system for the duration of a remote control session. Functionalities such as chat, reboot, and file transfer are available to the administrator.

    IBM Tivoli Remote Control offers 5 distinct management functions, among them are:

· Control - Take control of the remote machine; execute commands and applications (active state)
· Monitor - View the display of the remote workstation and monitor activities (monitor state)
· Reboot - Reboot the remote workstation
· Chat - Start a chat session with the target
· File Transfer - Send and/or Receive Files/Directories to and from a Target

    So the Control and Monitor functions take the control or view the display (in monitor or in active state) of the remote workstation... The solution that we are suggesting is based on the need to use the Remote Control in order to manage only one Product/Tool on the target machine.

    With the current Remote Control the user has got the entire remote desktop available, but he often needs to use only one Product/Tool. In addition to this, the administrator of the target workstation has to share all the display even if he wants to share only the Product/Tool that is really needed to be remotely controlled.

Two Scenarios:

1) A user needs to read only...