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How can I configure my mac to allow vnc connections that take control of the machine, rather then create a virtual desktop?

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Mar 25, 2013 8:21 AM

Hey this is John here, an IT Administrator. I am currently supporting Macs and PCs over a work network, and I had a question about VNC.


I am currently using DameWare suite to remotely manage the machines for installs, updates, etc.


Currently, I have a few machines that I remote into, and it just takes control of the screens. I can jump into right where they are, which makes it easy for inputing credentials for users to install programs, etc. The majority of the machines we support I cannot do this with. When I remote in, it will log them off, or give me a virtual desktop to use.


Where in the settings is there preferences for this? I have looked through the sharing system preferences, and have yet to find out what is different between these machines. By preference, I would like to be able to jump into all these machines, as I have no use for virtual desktop.


Please help!


(And thanks in advance)


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