XP Firewall change scope

Posted on 2006-05-08
Last Modified: 2013-11-21
My machine is I need it to allow ip address ranges 192.168.0.X and 192.168.16.X to connect in using remote desktop, In firewall exceptions / edit remote desktop / change scope what is the exact entry I need to put in to allow this
Question by:Sid_F
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    if you mean -
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    Enter the line:,

    under custom list

    if you mean all ranges - and -

    Don't forget the comma (,) that seprates the two ranges.
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    At a command line or in a script use:
         netsh firewall set service RemoteAdmin enable subnet
         netsh firewall set service RemoteDesktop enable subnet
              netsh firewall set service RemoteDesktop enable custom,

    for more info see :
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    Hi  Sid_F
    in a custom list of change scope service desktop


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    Hi Sid_F,

    I was wondering could you tell me what prompted you do choose M0b1us answer over the answer I gave.

    I would like to know so that I can give better answers in the future.

    Also, I think that the scope given by M0b1us will not allow 192.168.16.X because I think the second scope option accidentally has the 16 and 0 reversed ( instead of

    Please be assured I am not trying to steal points away or anything, I am just trying to learn from any mistakes I may have made or anyway that helps me clarify answers better


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