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How do the A and B modes work for the local and remote units?

In order to properly control the local computer at the remote end, it is useful to understand the different possible states the two units can be in.

Note: In the following descriptions, "console" refers to the mouse, keyboard, and monitor plugged into the local or remote units.

Local unit is set to A + remote unit is set to A

  • The local console has control over the local computer. 
  • The remote console can see what is happening on the local computer. This functionality can be changed so that when the local unit has control over the local computer, the remote console sees a black screen, and vice versa.

Local unit is set to A + remote unit is set to B

  • The local console has control over the local computer. 
  • The remote console has control over the remote computer.

Local unit is set to B + remote unit is set to A

  • The local console can see what is happening on the local computer. This functionality can be changed so that when the local unit has control over the local computer, the remote console sees a black screen, and vice versa.
  • The remote console has control over the local computer.

Local unit is set to B + remote unit is set to B

  • The local console can see what is happening on the local computer. This functionality can be changed so that when the local unit has control over the local computer, the remote console sees a black screen, and vice versa.
  • The remote console has control over the remote computer.