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Accessing internal computer on network through public internet

Posted on 2004-04-21
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Hi. Thank in advance for your help.

I have a pretty new network setup for the office, with a windows 2000 server and several other computers, one of which is a computer that contains everyone's files. We have one external public IP address we can use and we don't have any firewall software installed on windows 2000, I was wondering if it's possible to use windows 2000 server's default setup (i.e. clean installed, no other software) to configure the windows 2000 machine so that when I enter the external IP address from a home location, it allows one to access the computer on the network acting as the file repository. Thanks.
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Here's a link:
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;310357

I would recommend you get some kinda firewall up and running asap. unless you're a fanatical patcher (and even if you are) you're massively exposed to loads of worms and other nasties out there....
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THanks a lot, you've been very helpful. I appreciate it. Take care.
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