Task Two: Conducting an Ad Hoc Support Session
Once an ad hoc support session is activated, the remote computer paired with your account can be accessed for 24 hours via Remote Control, File Manager or the Dashboard any number of times from the Ad Hoc Support page.
- Select a method to connect to the remote computer.
Option Description Access the remote computer. See Remote Control. Transfer files between computers. See File Manager.Remember: A former Plus or Premier subscription, or a current Base module subscription is required to use this feature. You must have the Allow full Remote Control permission enabled to use this feature. Manage the remote computer. See Dashboard.Remember: A former Plus or Premier subscription, or a current Base module subscription is required to use this feature.
- Enter the password you created in Step 2 as part of the ad hoc support session setup (Step 2).
Tip: Select Initiate Chat with User after login. to immediately start a conversation with the user once connected.
You are now connected to the remote computer.
To terminate the session, click End session now on the Ad Hoc Support page in Central.
- Ending a remote connection via the File Manager, Remote Control or the Dashboard does not terminate the support session.
- Sessions are active for 24 hours. After this period, the session is automatically terminated and the temporary host is removed from the remote computer. To access the computer again via ad hoc support, you must start a new session.