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, software allowing applications to run remotely on a server while displaying graphical output locally
  • Terminal emulation - when used to interface with a remote system. May use standard tools like:
    • telnet - software used to interact over a network with 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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