You can control when and how remote users will be able to start a
remote session. For example, you can require the host-side user to give
permission to any person attempting to log in remotely.
Access the host preferences:
From the host computer, open the
LogMeIn Control Panel and follow this path:
Options > Preferences > General
From a client device, connect to the
Main Menu and follow this path:
Preferences > General
Host-side user's consent, set the following
options (as required).
Request consent from host-side user
Request consent from host-side user to
force the host user to permit or deny access whenever a client user attempts to
open a remote control session. Clear this option to allow a client user to
initiate a remote control session without asking for permission from the host
This text will be presented to the host user in the remote
control permission dialog box. The string
%USER% will be the Computer Name of the host as
set at the operating system level, plus the client user's operating system
account ID. The account
LogMeInRemoteUser will be used on
computers that have an empty administrator password.
Time to wait for user's consent
Enter the amount of time within which the host user must
respond to the request for permission to initiate remote control. If this time
expires, the setting in the
If user does not respond field will be
applied. Minimum 3 seconds, maximum 30 seconds.
If user does not respond
Start Remote Control if you want the
remote control session to be started even if the host user does not respond
within the time set in the
Time to wait for user's consent field.
Reject request if you want the remote
control session to be refused if the host user does not respond.
Never wait for user consent in these
Remote user has Full Control access rights to the host
computer to allow the client user to always be able to start remote
control when he has Full Control rights over the host. Select
Host side user is not present to allow the
client user to always be able to start remote control, even when no user is
logged on to the host, the host is locked, or the host screen saver is
Your settings are applied immediately to the host.