, the term remote access
has the following meanings:
- Pertaining to communication with a data processing facility from a remote location or facility through a data link. One of the more common methods of providing this type of remote access is using a VPN.
- Remote desktop software
- A PABX service feature that allows a user at a remote location to access by telephone PABX features, such as access to Wide Area Telephone Service (WATS) lines.
- RemoteAccess is also the name of a DOS-based BBS software.
Note: For remote access, individual authorization codes are usually required.
Source: Portions from Federal Standard 1037C