pcAnywhere Solution Initial Release Feature Set Comparison vs. pcA Box and Carbon Copy

Article:HOWTO9459  |  Created: 2008-10-21  |  Updated: 2011-12-22  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO9459
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Question
What are the features and capabilities of the initial release of pcAnywhere Solution?

Answer
 

Feature set comparision: pcAnywhere Box vs. pcAnywhere Solution:

 Features

pcAnywhere Box

pcAnywhere Solution 

 Remote Control

 

 

 File Transfer

 

 

 Remote Management

 
 

 
remote management via Altiris Agent

 Centralized Management

  
limited via host administrator

 
via Notification Server

 64-bit Support

 
WOW64

 
WOW64

 3rd Party Protocol Support

 
 

  
VNC, RDP

 User Interface for Settings and Preferences

 Native win32 interface

Web interface via Notification Server

 User Interface for Remote Control

 Native win32 interface

Web interface via Notification Server 

 Authentication Support 

 pcAnywhere, ADS, NT, Windows, FTP, HTTP, HTTPS, Microsoft LDAP, Novell LDAP Netscape LDAP, Bindary, NDS, RSA, Smartcard

 pcAnywhere, ADS, NT

 Protocol Support

 TCP/IP, COM, TAPI, ISDN 2.0, SPX, NetBIOS

 TCP/IP

 Access Server Routing

 

 

 Encryption Support

 pcAnywhere, Symmetric, Public Key

Symmetric 

 Windows Platform Support

 2000, XP, 2003, Vista, 2008

 2000, XP, 2003, Vista, 2008

 Linux Platform Support

 RHEL3, RHEL4, SLES 9, SLES 10

 RHEL3, RHEL4, SLES 9, SLES 10

 Mac Platform Support

 OS 10.4, OS 10.5

  OS 10.4, OS 10.5

 Handheld Platform Support

 Windows Mobile 5, Windows Mobile 6

 

 Cross Platform Remote (CPR) Support

 

 

 Java Web Remote

 

 

 Gateway Installation Included

 

 

 Symantec Packager Support

 

 

 Text Chat

 

 

 Conference Mode

 

 

 Whiteboard

 

 

 Log Methods

 Local Machine, Windows Event log, SNMP, Central Server

 Notification Server

 Quick Deploy

 

 

 Quick Connect

 

 

 Modify Host TCP Port

 

 

 Session Recording

 

 


Feature set comparision: Carbon Copy Solution vs. pcAnywhere Solution

 

 

 Features

Carbon Copy Solution

pcAnywhere Solution 

 1.0  Security

 

 

 Password protect agent

 

 

 Inactivity timeout definition

 

 

 Session timeout definition

  

 

 Remote control sys tray icon

 

 

 1.2  Approve Connections    
 Never

 

 

 Always

 

 

 Only When Logged on to NT/2000

 

 

 Custom Approve Connection Message

 

 

 1.3  Connection Notification and Action

 

 

 Notify on Connect

 

 

 Notify on Disconnect

 

 

 Reboot on Disconnect

 

 

 Logoff Agent on Connect

 

 

 Logoff Agent on Disconnect

 

 

 1.4  Authentication Support

 

 

 Active Directory

 

 

 Native NT

 

 

 Proprietary Method to Solution

 

 

 PAM (Mac)

 

 

 Open Directory (Linux)

 

 

 1.5  Login Security

 

 

 Maximum Number of Login Attempts

 

 

 Login Timeout Definition

 

 

 Lockout of Offending Systems

 

 

 1.6  Data Encryption

 

 

 Manual

 

 

 Session Data

 

 

 1.7  Connectivity    
 Modify Host TCP Port

 

 

 Gateway / Access Server Support

 

 

 1.8  Platform Support    
 64-bit Support

 

 

 Windows 2008 / Vista

 

 

 Windows 2003 / XP / 2000

 

 

 Windows ME / 98

 

 

 Mac / Linux

 

 

 1.9  Additional Features    
 Multi-Monitor Support

 

 

 Whiteboard

 

 

 Remote Printing

 

 

 Chat

 

 

 2.0  Remote Control    
 Full Screen

 

 

 Screen Sharing

 

 

 View Only (Spy Mode)

 

 

 Lock Host Keyboard / Mouse

 

 

 Reboot Host on Command

 

 

 Send Ctrl+Alt+Del

 

 

 Session Recording

 

 

 Blank Host Screen

 

 

 Take Snapshot

 

 

 Connection Status

 

 

 Logoff / Reboot Host on Disconnect

 

 

 Connect to Host Behind Firewall / NAT

 

 

 3.0  File Transfer    
 Compression

 

 

 Synchronization

 

 

 Clone Folder

 

 

 Compare Folder

 

 

 Automated File Transfer

 

 

 Automated Batch Files

 

 

 Transfer to Many Systems Concurrently

 

 

 Scheduled Scripts

 

 

 Report Generation

 

 


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