Accessing Host options

  1. Right-click the Host icon in the system tray and select Settings for Host: Settings for Host menu item
  2. Click on the Settings for Host button and select Options from the menu: Options menu item
  3. This will open the Options window.

General tab

General tab
  • Show icon in system tray - clear this checkbox to hide the Host icon on the remote PC. This feature has been discontinued.
  • Hide Host menu – do not display the Host menu when right-clicking the Host icon in the system tray
  • Hide Stop Host and Restart Host menu items - remove the corresponding items from the tray icon menu (Host restart needed to apply this option)
  • Do not capture RDP sessions - enable this option, if you do not want to capture remote (RDP) terminal sessions
  • Disable Internet-ID and callback connections - restrict this Host to accepting direct connections only
  • Use legacy capture mode - enable this option if you have issues when using the Full Control and View mode
  • Show notification panel - show notification panel (Host restart needed to apply this option)
  • Change tray icon view - make the Host icon turn red when the remote connection is active
  • Show balloon hint - show a standard Windows balloon hint when the remote connection is established
  • Play sound - play sound when the remote connection is established

Network tab

Network tab
  • Port - the port the Host will use (5650 by default)
  • Use IPv6 - enable IPv6 support
  • Proxy server - specify proxy settings

Callback tab

Callback tab
  • Auto connect - set the Host to auto-connect to the Viewer at regular intervals
  • Interval - set the auto-connect interval in seconds

Learn more about callback connections.

Logging tab

Logging tab
  • Use event log - enable logging on the Host side
  • Show logs folder - opens the folder where Host logs are stored (C:\Program Files\Remote Utilities - Host\Logs\ is the default location)

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