Usually to check the service the analyst need to login into remote machine with the Domain A/c and password which takes 10-15min
It's not necessary to login to remote computer to check it's services.
if you know the user name and password you can check it directly from your machine.
open services.msc to open your machines windows services
goto Action -> Connect to another computer
give the computer name
I don't remember when to give the username/password
I used to first connect to remote machines ipc share and then use this