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Configure Host Side User's Consent (Host Preferences)

Set how the host responds to remote control requests.

Host Preference Packages can only be applied to LogMeIn Windows hosts.

Who can use this feature? The Host Preference Packages feature is available to any Account Holder of a LogMeIn Central Premier or Plus subscription and to users in a Premier or Plus account with the Configuration Management permission.

Host Preference Packages allow you to define and deploy preferences and security settings to Windows hosts in your LogMeIn account.
  1. Create a Host Preference Package, as follows:
    1. In LogMeIn Central, go to the Configuration > Host Preferences page.
    2. Click Add Package. The New Host Preference Package page is displayed.
    3. Name your new Host Preference Package.
    4. Click Save.
  2. Under Category, select Remote Control.
  3. Under Host Side User's Consent you have the following options:
    Option Description
    Request consent from host side user Force the host user to permit or deny access when a client user attempts to open a remote control session. Clear this option to allow a client user to initiate a remote control session without asking for permission from the host user.
    If user does not respond Choose Start remote control if you want the remote control session to start even if the host user does not respond within the time set in the Time to wait for user's consent field. Choose Reject request if you want the remote control session to be refused if the host user does not respond otherwise.
    Time to wait for user's consent Enter the amount of time within which the host user must respond to the request for permission to initiate remote control. If this time expires, the setting in the If user does not respond field will be applied.
    Request Message This text will be presented to the host user in the remote control permission dialog box. The string %USER% will be the Computer Name of the host as set at the operating system level, plus the client user's operating system account ID. The account LogMeInRemoteUser will be used on computers that have an empty administrator password.
    Remote user has Full Control access rights to the host computer Select this option to override the setting in the Request consent from host side user field. Users with Full Control or Remote Control "D" permission will not require the host user's permission before initiating remote control. See also How to Specify User Access Rights .
  4. Continue to add settings to the Host Preference Package. When ready, click Finish and Save.
  5. Assign the Host Preference Package to computers or groups, as follows:
    1. In LogMeIn Central, go to the Configuration > Host Preferences page.
    2. Click Edit or Click here to assign next to the Host Preference Package you want to assign.
    3. Choose computers and groups using the left and right arrows.
    4. Click Save.