Remote maintenance and automation with RPort

Light at the End of the Tunnel

Open in All Directions

RPort can be managed over the web interface, of course, but scripting and integration into other software or routines are also possible. Everything you do in the graphical user interface can be done with the REST API, which makes the software interesting for home office scenarios because you can use a self-service portal that allows employees to access the remote desktop of their office PCs from their home PCs. An API call then instructs RPort to provide the tunnel for the current IP address of the home office.

RPort also performs well in IT projects that do not start on a greenfield site but in a brownfield. In projects of this kind, you will often find legacy operating systems thought long dead. However, because the RPort client has no dependencies on external programs or libraries, it also runs on ancient operating systems. Thanks to the REST API, it lets you remotely control just about any system, which is especially interesting for Windows, because technologies like WinRM and PowerShell remoting are complicated and not available everywhere you look. RPort creates a simple and universal interface for remote control.


RPort provides valuable services for remote maintenance. The dashboard is clear-cut, and centralized access to all systems is stable and secure. Moreover, the installation and commissioning steps are quickly completed and do not involve a steep learning curve. In live operations, you'll probably agree that the ability to treat all operating systems as equals is particularly promising.

The Author

Thorsten Kramm is CEO of CloudRadar GmbH.

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