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remote access

[ri′mōt ′ak‚ses]
(computer science)
Ability to gain entry to a computer system from a location some distance away.

remote access

The ability to log in to a computer or network within an organization from an external location. Remote access is typically accomplished via a connection to the Internet or by dialing directly via an analog modem. See virtual private network, remote control software and RAS.
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