As we promised, we are releasing the MSI installer for the Remote Control 5.4 agent. This will allow you to use group policy to push it out.
If you are a Remote Control Enterprise customer You can ignore this update…since it can already generate its own msi setup files.
What is Remote Control?
It is a remote administration program that allows you to control computers remotely, as if you were in front of them.
Really it does more than that…here are just some of the major features:
You can set a policy to make administrators ask permission before they connect to a remote machine:
When users have multiple monitors, you can use the mouse wheel to zoom in and zoom out (Just hold down ctrl). Makes it much easier to navigate when there is a large amount of screen real estate:
You can ‘jump’ into remote desktop / terminal sessions. This allows you to not only take control of what is going on at the console, but also any terminal server user can be helped:
And for those times when the boss tells you to keep an eye on someone, it has the ability to be as covert as possible and not let the user you know are connected. It is called ‘watch mode’:
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And to see how to use these features, take a look at the manual:
Now, back to the MSI installer.
You can get it from here:
Even though this article is getting a little dated, it is still a good tutorial on pushing out MSI files via group policy on your 2003, or 2008 domain controller:
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