[CentOS] [OT] Remote control of a WinXP machine from a Linux host
dbird at sgul.ac.uk
Sat Jan 10 10:18:11 UTC 2009
Marko Vojinovic wrote:
> Sorry for an off topic post, but a lot of you folks are sysadmins here or
> there, and just might have a suggestion... ;-)
> I have a WinXP machine that is to be unattended for a period of 3 years (yes,
> I know, it sounds ridiculous, but still...). What I need is remote access to
> it to perform regular system maintenance, virus cleanups, occasional software
> installations, reboots, config changes, etc.
A simple to use tool is available from http://www.logmein.com. The free
version of logmein should do what you want.
Or they do "Hamachi" for Windows and Linux which will create a
"personal" VPN for you, which means you can then use rdesktop direct to
the XP machine.
Of course, there's no guarantee these services will be around in 3 years
More information about the CentOS