(RAS) A service provided by Windows NT which allows most of the services which would be available on a network to be accessed over a modem link. The service includes support for dialup and logon, and then presents the same network interface as the normal network drivers (albeit slightly slower!). It is not necessary to run Windows NT on the client – there are client versions for other Windows operating systems.
noun 1. control of the operation or performance of an apparatus from a distance, as the control of a guided missile by radio signals. 2. Also called remote. a device used to control the operation of an apparatus or machine, as a television set, from a distance. remote control noun 1. control of a system […]
- Remote database access
database, standard (RDBA) A standard permitting the exchange of information between different DBMS systems. (1998-09-23)
- Remote desktop protocol
protocol (RDP) A Microsoft protocol that provides remote display and input for Windows. RDP’s video driver renders display output by sending packets to the client which translates them into corresponding Microsoft Win32 graphics device interface API calls. Client mouse and keyboard events are redirected from the client to virtual keyboard and mouse drivers on the […]
- Remote echo
communications (Obsolete: “full-duplex”) A mode of operation of communicating programs or devices in which the sending system does not display the characters the user enters, but only sends them to the remote system which then “echoes” them back to be displayed to the user. This lets the operator see not only typing errors, but also […]