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MRC Client Agent Service settings

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

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Settings defined in the Mini Remote Control Properties (HKCU) dialog apply to the Mini Remote Control client agent service that runs on the remote systems Mini Remote Control connects to. Configure these options for individual systems, the default client agent service profile, or custom MSI installer packages.

Mini Remote Control Client Agent Service Properties Dialog Settings

The following sections describe the settings on each tab of the Mini Remote Control Client Agent Service Properties dialog.

General tab

  • Allow Proprietary Challenge/Response: Allows access to this remote machine using the Proprietary Challenge/Response authentication method. Select this authentication type to connect to the remote agent using the Remote Host List functionality. For more information see the description of the Proprietary Challenge/Response authentication method in the Remote Connect Dialog - Interface and Dialog Help Topic.

    • User ID: Enter the User ID to be used to access this machine when using the Proprietary Challenge/Response authentication method.

    • Password: Enter the Password to be used to access this machine when using the Proprietary Challenge/Response authentication method.

    • Confirm Password: Re-enter the Password to be used to access this machine when using the Proprietary Challenge/Response authentication method.

  • Allow NT Challenge/Response: Allows access to this remote machine using the NT Challenge/Response authentication method. For more information see the description of the Windows NT Challenge/Response authentication method in the Remote Connect Dialog - Interface and Dialog Help Topic.

  • Allow Encrypted Windows Logon: Allows access to this remote machine using the Encrypted Windows Logon authentication method. Select this authentication type to connect to the remote agent using the Remote Host List functionality. For more information see the description of the Encrypted Windows Logon authentication method in the Remote Connect Dialog - Interface and Dialog Help Topic.

    • Must have "Logon Locally Rights": Enabling this option will require the Account being used to connect to this machine to have sufficient rights to perform a local login to the desktop of this machine prior to the Mini Remote Control session being established.

  • Allow Smart Card Logon: Allows access to this remote machine using the Smart Card Logon authentication method. For more information see the description of the Smart Card Logon authentication method in the Remote Connect Dialog - Interface and Dialog Help Topic.

  • Allow Invitation Logon: Allows a Mini Remote ControlUser to access to this remote machine using an Invitation created from the Mini Remote Control Client Agent Service.

  • Session: Opens the Session Negotiation settings dialog.

    • Allow only Fips Mode: Only allows Mini Remote Controlconnections to this machine using FIPS encryption Mode.

    • Use Shared Secret: Allows an additional password (or key) to be defined and when enabled, will only allow Mini Remote Control connections when the Mini Remote Control application user enters the Shared Secret key in the Remote Connect dialog in addition to the credentials.

    • Shared Secret: Enter the Shared Secret key.

    • Force button: Opens the Force Encryption dialog to select additional encryption settings.

  • Port Number: The TCP port number on which the Mini Remote Control Client Agent Service is installed and running. The TCP port number can be changed here to any available valid TCP port.

  • Absolute Timeout: Allows an absolute inactivity timeout to be set, in minutes, which will reduce unnecessary network traffic. This setting overrides the Mini Remote Control Application's Inactivity Timeout settings.

  • Connection Type: Enables you to connect to computers using on-premise and/or off-premise access.

    • Direct and remote connections: Enables you to connect to computers using on-premise access and off-premise access through DameWare Internet proxy.

    • Direct Connections only: Enables you to connect to computers using on-premise access only.

Note: If you disable both Allow Proprietary Challenge/Response and Allow Encrypted Windows Logon, then you cannot connect to the remote agent using Remote Host List.

Access tab

  • Allow only Administrators to connect: Allows Mini Remote Control connections to this machine only for members of the Local Administrators group.

  • Must be member of the following group(s): Allows Mini Remote Control connections to this machine only to members of one of the listed groups, Local or Global.

  • Permission Required for these account types: Requires a Non-Administrator to be granted permission from the currently logged on user of the remote machine to connect. When this setting is disabled, a Non-Administrator can connect without receiving permission in "Non-Administrator Mode."

  • Disconnect if at the Logon Desktop: Applies to Non-Administrators who attempt to connect to a remote machine that is currently at the Logon Desktop. If this setting is enabled, the Non-Administrator will not be allowed to establish the Mini Remote Control connection.

  • View Only for these account types: Applies to Non-Administrators; This setting will restrict the Mini Remote Control session to View Only Mode for the Non-Administrator.

Additional Settings tab

  • Permission Required: Enabling this setting will prompt the currently logged on user to Allow or Deny every Mini Remote Control connection attempt regardless of the rights used to connect.

  • Allow All Administrators To Have Control: Allows every connection established with Administrator credentials to have full control of this machine.

  • Show Tray Icon: Allows the Mini Remote ControlSystem Tray icon to be displayed. Select Only When Connected to only display the tray icon when Mini Remote Control is connected.

  • Center Permission Dialog: Causes the Permission Required prompt to be displayed in the center of the screen.

  • Permission Dialog Set Focus On Decline: Causes the Permission Required prompt to be focused on the Decline option.

  • On Disconnect Logoff: Causes the currently logged on user to be automatically logged off when the Mini Remote Control session is disconnected. Select Force Application Shutdown to automatically shutdown any active applications when Mini Remote Control disconnects.

  • On Disconnect Lock Workstation (XP): Causes the workstation to be automatically locked when the Mini Remote Control session is disconnected.

  • Only Allow Connection When at the Logon Desktop: Prevents connections to this machine unless it is at the Logon Desktop.

    • Disconnect if timed out or console user logs on: This setting will automatically disconnect a Mini Remote Control session if it was established to the Logon Desktop without the Mini Remote Control user logging in. It prevents a user from connecting to the machine at the Logon Desktop and waiting for a user to login locally without knowing there is an active connection.

    • Timeout: The amount of time, in seconds, a Mini Remote Control session is allowed to stay active without the user logging into the Operating System.

  • Enable Disconnection Menu: Allows the context menu of the Mini Remote Control System Tray icon to include the Disconnect option to disconnect the Mini Remote Control session.

  • Enable Settings Menu: Allows the context menu of the Mini Remote Control System Tray icon to include the Settings option.

  • Disable Version Downgrade: Prevents the automatic downgrade of the Mini Remote Control Client Agent Service during a connection attempt.

  • Enable Connect To Client Menu: Enables the Connect To Client option in the SysTray Icon context menu. Select Enable Connect to Client via Proxy to enable the Use Proxy option in the Connect to Client dialog.

  • Disable RDP Session Switching: Select this option to disable RDP session switching while Mini Remote Control is connected. Select Permission Required RDP to require permission for RDP connections.

  • Logging: Allows the configuration of the Centralized Logging feature.

    • Enable Logging to this host: Designates this machine as the centralized host for the Mini Remote Controlcentralized logging feature.

    • Log Path: The location on this machine where the DWRCS.CSV log file should be created and stored.

    • Maximum Log Size (bytes): The maximum size, in bytes, of the log file.

    • Enable Remote Logging: Instructs this machine to forward a copy of its Mini Remote Control connection log files to another machine.

    • Log Host: The IP Address or the Host Name of the remote machine to which the DWMRCS connection logs will be sent.

    • Log Host Port Number: The TCP port on which the Mini Remote Control Client Agent Service is installed and running on the machine designated as the centralized logging host.

  • Email: Opens the Email Notification dialog.

    • Enable Email Notification: Allows an email to be sent that notifies the recipient that this machine has been accessed via the Mini Remote Control program.

    • Send Notification To: The email address to which the notification email will be sent.

    • From Address: The email address from which the notification email will be sent.

    • Mail Server: The Host Name or IP Address of the Mail Server to be used to send the email.

    • Use Email Authentication: Enables authentication to the Mail Server.

    • User Name: The User Name of an account to authenticate to the Mail Server.

    • Password: The Password associated with an account to authenticate to the Mail Server.

Notify Dialog tab

  • Notify on Connection: Allows the Mini Remote Control Client Agent Service to notify the console user that a Mini Remote Control connection has been established.

  • Notify Dialog Timeout: Sets the amount of time, in seconds, that the Mini Remote Control Notification dialog is displayed.

  • Play Sound on Notify: Signals the Operating System to play a sound when a Mini Remote Control connection is established to this machine.

  • Notify on Disconnection: Allows the Mini Remote Control Client Agent Service to notify the console user that a Mini Remote Control session has been disconnected.

  • Notify Dialog Caption: The text that is displayed on the Mini Remote Control Notification dialog title. Default is "DameWare Mini Remote Control."

  • Notify Dialog Text 1: The text that is displayed in the dialog directly beneath the Notification dialog title. Default is "Mini Remote Control Notification."

  • Notify Dialog Text 2 - Remote Control: The text that is displayed in the second dialog beneath the Notification dialog. Default is "Mini Remote Control Notification."

Teredo - PNRP

The options on this tab define the scope of what Peer Name Resolution Protocol (PNRP) names to register.

  • Register Local Common Peer PNRP Name: Registers the Link-Local PNRP Name of the machine running the Mini Remote Control Client Agent Service in the Link-Local Cloud.

  • Register Local Unique PNRP Name: Registers the Local Unique PNRP Name of the machine running the Mini Remote Control Client Agent Service. Local Unique PNRP registration includes the Host Name of the machine in the PNRP Link-Local Cloud.

  • Register Global PNRP Name: Registers the Global PNRP Name of the machine running the Mini Remote Control Client Agent Service in the Global PNRP Cloud.

Simple File Transfer (SFT)

  • Enable Simple File Transfer (SFT): Check this option to enable the Mini Remote Control Simple File Transfer feature.

  • Upload Folder: Enter or browse to the folder on the remote system where Mini Remote Control should save uploaded files.

  • Append Remote Host Name to Upload Folder: Creates a subfolder directly under the Upload Folder with the name of the remote machine. This allows for the easy determination of the source of the uploaded files.

IP Filter - IPv4 Only

Filtering settings for connections that are made using IPv4 instead of IPv6.

  • Enable Filter for Remote Control Connections: Allows the Mini Remote Control Client Agent Service to grant or deny Mini Remote Control connections to this machine based on the exceptions list in the IP-Filter dialog.

  • By default, all computers will be: Select where all computers should be granted or denied access to the remote system.

  • Except those listed below: Add computers that you want to list as exceptions to the filtering definition.

Mini Remote Control Peer Discovery

Settings for the Mini Remote Control Peer Discovery feature.

  • Enable Mini Remote Control Peer Discovery IPv4: Allows the IPv4 Address of this machine to be detected by the Mini Remote Control

  • Enable Mini Remote Control Peer Discovery IPv6: Allows the IPv6 Address (or Addresses) of this machine to be detected by the Mini Remote Control Peer Discovery feature subject to the Scope settings.

  • Scope Link-Local: Enables Mini Remote Control Peer Discovery of this machine in the Link-Local Cloud.

  • Scope Organizational-Local: Enables Mini Remote Control Peer Discovery of this machine in the Organization-Local Cloud.

  • Scope Global: Enables Mini Remote Control Peer Discovery of this machine in the Global Cloud.

  • Use All IFIndexes: Allows all Interface Indexes to be used in the Mini Remote Control Peer Discovery feature.

  • Use This IFIndex: Allows for the specification of the Interface Index to be used in the Mini Remote Control Peer Discovery feature.

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