Dec 13, 2019 | Updated: 02:50 PM EST

How To Use Bomgar

Nov 26, 2013 01:31 PM EST


Bomgar for Android offers a remote support solution for technicians to access and connect to end-user systems remotely through firewalls from their own computer or device. The Bomgar Representative Console lets users access and control systems and devices from a remote location. The system connects to TCP ports 80, 443 and 8200.


Security is a key focus for the Bomgar product and Bomgar Box.  Bomgar can bridge the user to conduct remote support sessions by not passing data through a third-party. The solution includes identity management and authentication tools. Key features also include remote session video footage.

Data security and breaches are a known fact amongst all types of organizations to date. The majority of these attacks can be prevented by implementing basic security measures. There has to be faster adoption to learning how to deal with these issues and more aggressively.

Starting An Android Device Customer Support Session

Android users can connect remotely with a professional support team through Bomgar. The process involves initiating a representative support invitation from the Bomgar support portal. Users simply have to download the Android Support Client App from the Email Invitation Support Session Email Invitation.

The email invitation includes a unique session key URL. Users than would have to click the link on the invitation email sent by the representative. The customer will then be directed to a different page which includes instructions for beginning a new sessions.  The Google Play app is then available to download the Bomgar Support Client app.

Once the app is installed, the Bomgar Support Client will appear within the device app list. The customer can then return to the webpage before the session key expires  and click on the link to start the new session. It is important today to maximize ROI for remote support solutions. Users should be educated on security and the technology departments should be trained, aware of video device features Bomgar offers. The measures of making sure the support team is trained and aware; this will ensure effective security systems and operations.

Bomgar adheres to Federal Information Processing Standard 140-2 Level 2 Certified appliance. The standard meets government criterias. Support representatives are able to access the solution through multi-platforms across Android devices. Bomgar’s other key features include: application sharing, file transfer, multi-monitor support, reboot and auto-reconnect, screen sharing, chat, session sharing and transfer, and training and presentation features.

The solution aims to acknowledge and set security industry standards. This in return will boost user confidence as well. Concern and trust within security has had dramatic effects. A lot of the changes also result due to corporate governance and regulations. It's critical that organizations still must continue and learn to adapt, thrive and grow in these circumstances. Technology's role is critical to enable such strategies.

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