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Local Global Options

Created by Anthony.Rinaldi, last modified by Anthony.Rinaldi on Jul 11, 2016

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Settings defined in the Local Global Options dialog apply to the DameWare Mini Remote Control application in general. They define the default settings and options for aspects of the program such as the Mini Remote Control viewer, Remote Connect dialog, and simple file transfers.

Local Global Options Dialog Settings

The following sections describe the settings on each tab of the Local Global Options dialog.

General Options tab

  • Show Local Cursor As a Dot: Displays the mouse cursor on the local machine as a dot within the Mini Remote Control window during an active Mini Remote Control connection.

  • Warning Border on Connect: Displays a distinctive border around the Mini Remote Control window when connected to a remote machine allowing for easier recognition.

  • Prompt for Update Existing Host Entries: This setting will allow a prompt to be displayed when changes have been made to the Default Host Properties so that the changes can be applied to all existing host entries.

  • Flash Window on Connect: Enabling this setting causes the application tray and title bar for the Mini Remote Control window to flash when a Mini Remote Control connection is established.

  • Play Sound on Notify: Plays a sound on the local machine when a Mini Remote Control connection is established.

  • Animate Full Screen Toolbar (Fade in/out): Causes the toolbar to fade in (and out) during a Full Screen Mini Remote Control connection.

  • Display Multi Monitor Toolbar: Allows the Multi Monitor toolbar to automatically be displayed when a Mini Remote Control connection is established to a remote machine with multiple monitors.

  • Set Smart Sizing on Full Screen (if needed): Automatically enables the Smart Sizing feature when changing into Full-Screen Mode.

  • Keep Aspect on Smart Sizing: Allows the Mini Remote Control application to maintain aspect ratio when resizing the screen using the Smart Sizing feature.

  • Use Screen Work Area for Full Screen: Allows Full Screen Mode to only include the area above the Task Bar.

  • Resize Window on Connect: Automatically resizes the Mini Remote Control window to match the resolution of the remote machine. It also enables the Full Screen option and Smart Sizing option if necessary.

  • Add Only Saved Host Entries to Reconnect List: Prevents machines from being added to the Reconnect list unless they are already saved in the Saved Host List.

  • Reuse any Mini Remote Control Window that is not busy: Causes the Mini Remote Control application to look for an existing open Mini Remote Control window that is not busy before opening a new window.

  • Disable All Sound: Prevents sound notifications during the Mini Remote Control connection.

  • Use Windows Hot Keys: Enables the Use Windows Hot Keys setting by default.

  • Check SFT Shell Menu: Allows the application to automatically try to determine if the Operating System has registered the DameWare Mini Remote Control/Copy to Remote Host Simple File Transfer Explorer Shell Menu on the local machine.

  • Name Resolution Conflict Check: Allows the application to automatically interrogate the actual Host Name on the remote machine and compare it to the Host Name supplied in the Mini Remote Control Remote Connect dialog.

  • Track Mouse and Scroll View: Allows mouse to scroll automatically.

  • On Mouse Button Down Only: Allows mouse to scroll without having the button depressed.

Connect Dialog Options tab

  • Show Connect Dialog on Start-Up: Automatically displays the Remote Connect dialog when the Mini Remote Controlprogram is started.

  • Display Caption on Toolbar: When enabled, this setting displays the Caption Text on each of the Remote Connect Toolbar buttons.

  • Display Active Directory Computers: Displays the Active Directory Computers browser in the Remote Connect dialog Browser Pane.

  • Use DNS Entry: Instructs the program to use the Fully Qualified Domain Name stored within Active Directory.

  • Auto Append of No Entry: Automatically appends the Active Directory Domain name to the Host Name even if one was not found within Active Directory.

  • Display Microsoft Windows Network: Displays the Microsoft Windows Network Browser in the Remote Connect dialog browser pane.

  • Display SAM Computers: Displays the Security Account Manager (SAM) browser in the Remote Connect dialog browser pane.

  • Display Comments in the host list for the above display settings: Displays the Comments for the machines in the Saved Host List.

  • Display PNRP Peers: Allows the PNRP Peers portion of the Browser to be displayed in the Browser pane.

  • Display Mini Remote Control Peers: Allows the Mini Remote Control Peers portion of the Browser to be displayed in the Browser pane.

  • Mini Remote Control Peers: Opens the Mini Remote Control Peers Settings dialog.

  • Scope: Define the IPv6 scope of the Mini Remote Control Peers List. Options are Link-Local, Organization-Local, and Global.

  • TTL (Hops): The maximum number of Hops to be used for the Mini Remote Control Peers Broadcast.

  • Time-Out: The maximum number of seconds between hops before timing out.

  • Don't Show This Computer: Prevents this local machine from being displayed in the Mini Remote Control Peers list.

  • Group By Subnet: Groups the Mini Remote Control Peers by subnet in the Mini Remote Control Peers list.

  • Use IPv4: Enables the use of IPv4 for the Peers list.

  • Use IPv6: Enables the use of IPv6 for the Peers list.

  • Update Alias on connection if changed: Displays the new Alias of the remote machine if it has changed from what is listed in the host entry.

  • Update Comments on connection if changed: Displays the new Comments of the remote machine if changed from what is listed in the host entry.

  • Save Size and Location: Saves the size and location of the Mini Remote Control window.

  • Save Size Only: Saves the size of the window.

Additional Options tab

  • Use Hot Key: Allows the user to designate a Hot Key that closes and recalls the Full Screen Toolbar when needed.

  • Hot Key Drop-Down: Select the Hot Key to designate.

  • Modifiers: Select the Modifier (if desired).

  • Don't Prompt... just install the service!: Omits the Install Service prompt and automatically installs the Mini Remote Control Client Agent Service.

  • Don't Prompt... just start the service!: Omits the Start Service prompt and automatically starts the Client Agent Service.

  • Disable Accelerator Keys on Connect: All local accelerator keys will be disabled when a connection is established.

  • Keep Aspect: Maintains the aspect ratio when the Print option has been selected.

  • Delete saved login credentials: Deletes saved login credentials for Web Help Desk integration.

  • Do not show: Enables or disables auto login to the Central Server.

Simple File Transfer Options tab

  • Download Folder: The destination folder for files copied from the remote machine to the local machine using the Simple File Transfer feature.

  • Append Remote Host Name to Download Folder: Creates a unique subfolder under the Download Folder during Simple File Transfers.

  • Display Status in Full Screen Mode: Automatically displays the Simple File Transfer status within the Full Screen Mini Remote Control window.

U3 Mode Options tab

  • Enable U3 Mode: Enables U3 Mode, which allows the Mini Remote Control program to be run from a device other than the local hard drive (i.e. thumb drive, external hard drive, network drive, etc.).

  • Copy Current Database: Copies the current Mini Remote Control database file which includes the Saved Host List.

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