How do you start or stop remote access to your computer?

Added on: 2015-07-16 Last Modified: 2019-02-14
ID: AR07M00852 Applies To: FAQs

If access has been turned off to your computer and you want to turn it back on again, follow these steps:

- Open the NoMachine User Interface from your Programs or Applications.

- Click on the 'Settings' icon button to open the Preferences GUI.

- Click on the 'Server status' at the bottom of the panel.

- Click on 'Start the server'.


How to switch off access to the desktop: if you don't want to use the computer where you have installed NoMachine as a server, you can disable access to the desktop by turning off connections. Follow steps here:

- Click on the Monitor (the !M icon) in the system tray to open the menu.

- Click on 'Show the service status'.

- Click on the 'Shutdown the server' button.

- You can select to shutdown the server permanently or re-enable it at reboot.