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How to: Select a Remote Computer

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When you use the Attach to Process dialog box, you can select another computer that has been set up for remote debugging. For more information, see How to: Set Up Remote Debugging. When you have selected a remote computer, you can view a list of available processes running on that computer and attach to one or more of the processes for debugging.

To select a remote computer

  1. In the Attach to Process dialog box, select the Transport check box to make sure that the appropriate transport is selected. Default is the correct setting for most cases. For more information, see Remote Debugging Setup.

  2. Use the Qualifier list box to choose the remote computer name by one of the following methods:

    1. Type the name in the Qualifier list box.

    2. Click the drop-down arrow attached to the Qualifier list box and select the computer name from the drop-down list.

    3. Click the Browse button next to the Qualifier list to open the Browse for Computer dialog box. In the Browse for Computer dialog box, use the tree control to locate the computer you want, and then click OK.

    The Transport setting persists between debugging sessions. The Qualifier setting persists between debugging sessions only if a successful debugging connection occurs with that qualifier.

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