Remote Access Essentials

Remote Access Essentials

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This new book gives you all of the necessary guide lines for conecting one computer to another from any remote location via network, modem, the Internet or a wireless connection. It explains everything from how to send a fax from your PC, to navigating the World Wide Web remotely. It also helps readers understand everything they need to know to determine what type of remote access they need, how to get it, and what to do if it doesn't work. Features: * Provides a complete beginners guide for the terminology and options in remote access technology. * Covers the full range - from fax to wireless communication. * Covers every step of making the connection from buying access equipment to selecting the right type of remote connection for specific needs. * An extensive information resource including a vendor directory to every resource or product mentioned in the book.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 237 pages
  • 182.88 x 231.14 x 20.32mm | 748.42g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • 0126914109
  • 9780126914108

Table of contents

Introducing Remote Access: Why Remote Access? Communications: Basics and Some History. Modern Basics: How They Work and Terminology. Advanced Connections: How and Why. Connection Software: What There Is and What You Need. Email: Uses, Sources, Readers, And More. Controlling Other Computers. Getting Files and Software. Connecting to the Internet. Remote Connection Within the Enterprise. Making Remote Access Happen: Assessing Your Needs. Buying a Modem and Software. Installation and Troubleshooting. Transferring Files. Remote PC Access. Remote LAN Access. Terminal Emulation. Basics of Internet Connections. Advanced Internet Connections. Distributing Information with Lotus Notes. Making Remote Access Work: Modem Shopping Checklist. Guide to Online Service Providers. Tips on Working Remotely. Staying Connected on the Road. Security and the Remote Connection. Vendor/Service Provider Resource Guide.
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