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Remote desktop and print server


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Remote desktop and print server

  1. 1. What is remote desktop? In computing, the term remote desktop refers to a software or operating system feature that allows a personal computer's desktop environment to be run remotely on one system, while being displayed on a separate client device. Remote desktop applications have varying features.
  2. 2. The first step to connecting the computers is to make sure that Windows Remote Desktop Connection is allowed through the firewall
  3. 3. Open the Windows Start Menu, navigate to Computer and Right Click it to open the drop down menu. Click on Properties.
  4. 4. Navigate to Remote Settings
  5. 5.  Select Allow connections from computers running any version of Remote Desktop(less secure) Click Ok or Apply.
  6. 6. On the target computer that you wish to connect to we must discover its IPv4 Address(internet address). Type ipconfig and press enter.
  7. 7. On your "client" computer open the start menu and type Remote Desktop and open Remote Desktop Connection.
  8. 8. In the open box type the IPv4 Address that you acquired from the target computer.
  9. 9. Windows will prompt you to enter your username and password that provides access to the target computer.
  10. 10.  What is print server? A print server, or printer server, is a device that connects printers to client computers over a network. It accepts print jobs from the computers and sends the jobs to the appropriate printers, queuing the jobs locally to accommodate the fact that work may arrive more quickly than the printer can actually handle it.
  11. 11. Print servers:
  12. 12. Google Cloud Print is a technology that allows you to print over the web from anywhere, including your phone, to any printer.