The Devices Page

Overview

"Devices" is the default page in remote.it that you see each time you log in.

It gives you a sortable and filterable view of all of the devices registered to your account.

In this article, we will be going over:

  1. Accessing the Devices page from the menu
  2. Connecting to a remote.it Service in the Web Portal
  3. The Actions Menu
  4. Search and Filter Modes

 

1. Access the Devices page from the menu

To get to "Devices" from other pages within remote.it, click on "Devices" in the menu at the left side of the screen.

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The Device List's first seven columns

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  1. checkbox used to select devices for bulk actions like sharing, deleting or running a script

  2. "Status" icon which is a green check your device has been detected by our server (online) and a grey dash otherwise (offline).

  3. Device Name which was entered either when using the interactive installer, or set by one of the bulk registration methods. Click on the Device Name to open the Services Dialog which shows the links to individual services on your device.

  4. Sharing Status.

  5. Hardware ID (HWID) shared by all the Services on a Device.

  6. The device's internal (LAN) IP address.

  7. The device's external (public) IP address.

 

The Status Columns

The 5 status columns A through E can be used to get information from Devices using Device Scripting.

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Category Columns

The Category columns contain optional user-specified information entered with during Bulk Registration or set manually using the "Actions" menu "Set Category" action.

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2. Connecting to a remote.it Service in the Web Portal

Quick Connect

Once you're on the Devices page, you will see all of the Devices associated with your account. There will be a Connect button to the left of the Device name. If the Devices is online, this button will be green, otherwise you will see "Offline" against the background.

Click on the "Connect" button and a drop-down menu of all that Device's Services will appear. Click on the desired Service to initiate the connection. Skip ahead to "Connection Dialog".

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Advanced Connect

When you click on the Device Name on the Devices page, you'll see the Device Services Dialog. This also shows additional information about your Services which

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Connection dialog

For non-web connections, the connection will return a hostname and port value which can be used on a command line or in a GUI application depending on what you are doing. The example below is for an SSH connection.

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Reverse proxy: For web applications made using the remote.it web portal, the reverse proxy URL opens automatically in a new browser tab. Reverse proxy connections do not remap the port value.

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See the "Applications" section for more detail about using remote.it proxy connections with different types of applications.

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