There are many situations that a remote computer wants to monitor and control local Vista values. C/S construction (Client/Server) and B/S construction (Browser/Server) are the two solutions for these situations.
In many cases this application is needed.
The C/S solution for Vista is Remote Workstation and Vista Server. On the client computer, only the Vista Remote Workstation software needs to be installed. Then it can connect to the Vista Server on the server computer. The Remote Workstation software can be downloaded from here.
The B/S solution for Vista is Webstation and Vista Server. On the server computer, Vista Webstation software needs to be installed. Then on the client there is no need to install any software. Just open the IE browser, and type the IP address of the server computer, all the content in the Workstation of server computer can be shown in the client computer. The Webstation software can be downloaded from here.