Remote access

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Remote access may refer to:

  • Connection to a data-processing system from a remote location, for example through a virtual private network
  • Remote desktop software, refers to a software or an OS feature allowing applications to be run remotely on a server while being graphically displayed locally
  • Terminal emulation - when used to interface with a remote system. May use standard tools like:
    • Telnet, software used to remotely control a computer system
    • ssh, secure shell often used with remote applications
  • Activation of features of a business telephone system from outside the business's premises
  • RemoteAccess, a DOS-based bulletin board system
  • Remote Database Access, a protocol standard for database access

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