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Microsoft Systems Management Server (Topaz): Understanding Remote Control Options Wally Mead Program Manager Systems Management Server Microsoft Corporation Agenda Review of Microsoft® SMS 2.0 Remote Tools Overview of Topaz Remote Tools features Interoperability between versions of SMS

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Microsoft Systems Management Server (Topaz): Understanding Remote Control OptionsWally MeadProgram ManagerSystems Management ServerMicrosoft Corporation

agenda
Agenda
  • Review of Microsoft® SMS 2.0 Remote Tools
  • Overview of Topaz Remote Tools features
  • Interoperability between versions of SMS
  • Questions and answers
review of sms 2 0 remote tools
Review of SMS 2.0 Remote Tools
  • SMS 2.0 provides Remote Tools functions:
    • Remote Control
    • Remote Execute
    • Remote Reboot
    • File Transfer
    • Chat
    • Ping Test
  • SMS 2.0 provides access to common Microsoft Windows® administrative tools
    • Event Viewer
    • Windows Diagnostics
    • Performance Monitor
sms 2 0 remote tools security
SMS 2.0 Remote Tools Security
  • Security is required for access to remote client
    • Must have Use Remote Tools security right to collection
      • If not, will not be able to start Remote Tools
    • Must be a member of the Permitted Viewers list
      • If not, will be prompted for credentials
    • Must be local administrator on remote client
      • If not, will be prompted for credentials
  • Security rights set for users/groups to all or individual collections
sms 2 0 remote tools traffic
SMS 2.0 Remote Tools Traffic
  • SMS 2.0 uses TCP, IPX, or NetBIOS to access remote client
  • SMS 2.0 uses ports TCP 2701-2704
    • SMS 1.2 used 1761-1764
    • SMS 2.0 Administrator console would try SMS 2.0 port first, and then try SMS 1.2 port
  • SMS Remote Control session startup:
    • Register SMS Administrator console name
    • Resolve client’s IP address
    • Connect over port 2701
    • Connect over LANA
    • Connect over port 1761
topaz remote control options
Topaz Remote Control Options
  • Topaz provides many options
    • SMS Remote Control
    • Windows XP/.NET Server Remote Assistance
    • Windows Terminal Services
  • All integrated into the SMS Administrator console
  • Options available for appropriate client platform
    • SMS Remote Control for all client platforms
    • Remote Assistance for Windows XP/.NET Server only
    • Terminal Services for Windows NT® 4.0, Windows 2000 Server, and Windows XP/.NET Server
  • No difference between mobile and standard client behavior
    • Can create a MOF file to provide local policy override of site settings
topaz and remote control
Topaz and Remote Control
  • Topaz Remote Control function essentially the same as SMS 2.0
    • Still provides same Remote Tools
    • Same security configuration
    • Same basic network traffic requirements
  • Can remotely control all platforms supported by Topaz
    • Windows 98, Windows NT 4.0, Windows 2000, Windows XP, and Windows .NET Server
    • Any child site clients running Windows
topaz and remote control changes from sms 2 0
Topaz and Remote ControlChanges from SMS 2.0
  • Some performance improvements over SMS 2.0
    • Less CPU consumption for graphics rendering of screen images
  • Only uses TCP for Topaz clients
    • No support for IPX or NetBIOS
    • Can use IPX or NetBIOS to SMS 2.0 clients
  • No longer use the SMS site database’s IP address for the client
  • Additional driver verification
  • Additional logging enabled for Remote.exe
topaz and remote assistance
Topaz and Remote Assistance
  • Topaz SMS Administrator console can launch Remote Assistance session
    • Integrated into SMS Administrator console
    • All Tasks option for Windows XP and Windows .NET Server client computers
  • Nothing additional required on client systems
  • SMS Administrator console must be run from Windows XP or Windows .NET Server system
    • Can use Remote Assistance only from another Remote Assistance enabled system
topaz and remote assistance configuration
Topaz and Remote AssistanceConfiguration
  • SMS administrator can configure Remote Assistance interaction
    • Manage and Override RA settings
    • Level of access (none, full control, or remote viewing only)
  • User permission is always required for RA sessions
    • Regardless of SMS configuration
  • SMS Permitted Viewers list is used for Unsolicited RA access
    • Solicited access supported as well
  • Group Policy may be used for configuration
    • This overrides SMS configuration
topaz and terminal services
Topaz and Terminal Services
  • Topaz SMS Administrator console can launch Terminal Services session
    • Integrated into SMS Administrator console
    • All Tasks option for Windows NT 4.0 and higher client computers
  • Requires Terminal Server installed on client computer
    • Windows NT 4.0
    • Windows 2000 Server and Advanced Server
    • Windows XP
    • Windows .NET Server
  • Nothing additional required on administrator computer
topaz and terminal services windows xp and windows net server
Topaz and Terminal ServicesWindows XP and Windows .NET Server
  • Windows XP uses Remote Desktop
    • User credentials used for remote session
      • See remote console on local console
    • Administrators create a new session
      • Logs off remote user and starts a new session
  • Windows .NET Server supports both remote console session and new session
    • Depends on privileges supplied for connection
which option should you use
Which Option Should You Use?
  • SMS Remote Control
    • Included with Topaz
    • Works on all clients
  • Remote Assistance
    • Use for Windows XP clients
    • Great performance
    • No additional drivers, so no issues with drivers
  • Terminal Services
    • Good for server-based clients
    • Great performance
    • .NET Server can remotely control console session
interoperability
Interoperability
  • Topaz SMS Administrator console can remotely control SMS 2.0 clients
    • Topaz uses only TCP
    • SMS 2.0 uses TCP, IPX, or NetBIOS
    • Topaz can use any method to control SMS 2.0 client
  • Topaz and SMS 2.0 use same ports for standard Remote Tools
summary
Summary
  • SMS 2.0 provided Remote Tools support
    • Remote Control, Remote Execute, Remote Reboot, File Transfer, Chat, Ping Test, and Administrative Tools
  • Topaz includes the same Remote Tools support
    • Supports all Topaz client platforms
    • Performance improvements included
summary 2
Summary (2)
  • Topaz adds integration with Remote Assistance and Terminal Services
    • SMS Administrator console action to appropriate client platform
  • Topaz can successfully use appropriate Remote Tools to full client base
    • Including SMS 2.0 child site clients
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