Solved

Remote Desktop Access over Cisco VPN thru Cisco VPN Client

Posted on 2006-06-15
5
3,432 Views
Last Modified: 2012-06-21
Hello,

I am having trouble connecting to an xp's remote desktop service thru a cisco vpn.  I able to access the shared directories thru \\10.10.10.2 but I can't rdp...not even thru Ip address.  Can anyone help with this issue? i can ping the xp machine and the gateway.

thanks,

-rene
0
Comment
Question by:enriquez_rene
  • 3
  • 2
5 Comments
 
LVL 77

Accepted Solution

by:
Rob Williams earned 500 total points
ID: 16915119
Is the firewall on the computer to which you are connecting configured to allow the incoming connection, or disabled?
Does remote desktop work properly when on the same LAN?
0
 

Author Comment

by:enriquez_rene
ID: 16916882
remote desktop works fine in the lan and from wan...the router's port has been forwarded to the pc but I would feel safer if i connected thru the vpn.  could the forwarded port be the problem?

-rene

p.s. thanks for replying
0
 

Author Comment

by:enriquez_rene
ID: 16916906
Guess what the forwarded port from the router was the problem...I wouldn't of figured it out if you were'nt around so I'll give you the points anyways...thank you very much...I have one more question though...is there a way i could of done it even if the port was forwarded?
0
 
LVL 77

Expert Comment

by:Rob Williams
ID: 16916942
Thanks enriquez_rene.
If using the VPN you shouldn't need to forward any ports for RDP, as a matter of fact, it being forwarded could cause problems. Is that what you were referring to?

>>"is there a way i could of done it even if the port was forwarded?"
I don't think so as it will redirect all traffic on that port. If you should need to do it for some reason, set it up on a different port, and change the default RDP listening port on the PC/server:
http://www.petri.co.il/change_terminal_server_listening_port.htm
0
 

Author Comment

by:enriquez_rene
ID: 16918159
yes i realized that was the problem after i removed the forwarded port...everything is working now...thanks
0

Featured Post

Netscaler Common Configuration How To guides

If you use NetScaler you will want to see these guides. The NetScaler How To Guides show administrators how to get NetScaler up and configured by providing instructions for common scenarios and some not so common ones.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Preface Having the need * to contact many different companies with different infrastructures * do remote maintenance in their network required us to implement a more flexible routing solution. As RAS, PPTP, L2TP and VPN Client connections are no…
I recently attended Cisco Live! in Las Vegas, a conference that boasted over 28,000 techies in attendance, and a week of hands-on learning hosted by a solid partner with which Concerto goes to market.  Every year, Cisco displays cutting-edge technol…
After creating this article (http://www.experts-exchange.com/articles/23699/Setup-Mikrotik-routers-with-OSPF.html), I decided to make a video (no audio) to show you how to configure the routers and run some trace routes and pings between the 7 sites…
Windows 10 is mostly good. However the one thing that annoys me is how many clicks you have to do to dial a VPN connection. You have to go to settings from the start menu, (2 clicks), Network and Internet (1 click), Click VPN (another click) then fi…

911 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

25 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now