FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)

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I have an issue with Remote System Monitor. What to do?.

First, you can read this FAQ, and if you can't find a solution to your problem, do not hesitate to contact us. We probably can solve your issue easily.

What TRIGONE stands for?
"trigone" means triangle in Latin.



Android Client

Connection is stuck with message "Connected. Initializing. Please wait…"
Open the server console on your computer, click on the message in red at the top and follow instructions.



How To install Android Client on my Android device?
Go on Android Market. The link and QR-code to the application is available here.


Which devices are supported?

Remote System Monitor should work on any Android device with Android 4 or above ( smartphones and tablets).


How to create a connection to a server?

Servers should be detected automatically if the Android device and the PC are on the same local network. However, you can create one manually.

  • On the first screen, click on "Add server connection" button.
  • In the field "Server name", enter the name which will be displayed in the list on the first screen.
  • In the field "Server address", enter the PC/server IP address.
  • If you don't want to enter a password every-time you connect to the server, check the "Save password?" check-box and enter your password.



How to edit an existing connection to a sever?
Just long press on the server/connection name and the configuration interface will appear.


Celsius is good, but I prefer Fahrenheit.
When you are in the main view, press Android menu button on the top left corner, select "Settings" then enable the "Use °F" switch.


How to hide sensors groups or hardware on the main screen?
Just touch the title close to the expand/collapse symbol to collapse the whole part. To expand it, just touch the title again.


How to reorder/hide groups in GRAPHS view?
Long press on any graph. In the dialog:

  • check/uncheck the checkbox to show/hide a sensor group.
  • long press on a group name then drag it to change its position.


How to hide a sensor in "DETAIL" view?
In the list of sensors, touch a sensor name to hide it. To show it, just touch it again.


How to display other type of sensor in "GRAPHS" view?
Go to the multi-graph view and click on the sensor group you want to see in GRAPHS view.


How to choose which sensor is displayed in a sensor group in "GRAPHS" view?
Click on the sensor group you want to modify. It will be displayed in "DETAIL" view. There, click on the sensors to show/hide them.




Why do I need Remote System Monitor Server?
Remote System Monitor Server is the software which runs on your computer and provides system information (temperature, load, etc...) to your Android device.


What is the system requirement?
Remote System Monitor Server works on Windows XP SP3, Windows Vista, Windows 7/8/10 with .Net framework 4.0. You can download an installer for Microsoft .Net 4 here. Note that the server installer will install .Net Framework 4.0 if it is not installed yet.


What Remote System Monitor Server is doing?
Remote System Monitor Server  send system information like temperature, fan speed, load, voltage, etc...  and allow to control fans if the option is enabled on the server.


What port is used by Remote System Monitor Server?
The port used by default is port number 19150. However, you can change it using the Remote System Monitor Server Control panel. To know how to connect to this new port, see here.

How can I connect to my computer from the Internet?

To do that, you need to create a port forwarding on your router. To know how to do that, you can check this tutorial.

When the port forwarding is created, you will have to manually create a new server configuration and set the correct IP, port, etc... If you connect from the Internet and from your local network, you will have two server configuration. Note, for the server configured to connect from the Internet, the green light on your server icon will never be active.

If your outside IP can change, you should use a service like DynDns or any other equivalent service supported by your router.

I use the good IP, but my Android device can't connect. What can I do?
Please check the following points:
  • On the computer you installed Remote System Monitor Server, launch "Remote System Monitor Server Control" from Windows Start menu. Verify that the button at the bottom left indicates "Stop server".
  • If everything above is ok, you have to check your firewall settings. To verify that the issue come from your firewall, start by disabling the firewall and test if you can connect. Then reactivate you firewall (do not leave the firewall disabled). To disable/enable firewall, please check the following tutorials:
    ¤ Windows XP
    ¤ Windows Vista
    ¤ Windows 7
  • If disabling the firewall fixed the issue, then you have to add Remote System Monitor Server to the software authorized to connect to the internet. The files to add are the *.exe files  situated in the installation folder. To add them to firewall authorized software, follow the instructions below (if the software is not in the list, use "Allow another program..." button to add it).
    ¤ Windows XP
    ¤ Windows Vista
    ¤ Windows 7