Remote Desktop: Can a faxserver program prevent access?
Posted on 2006-07-15
I access my office PC through a Watchguard VPN, (watchguard X5 router and mobile user VPN) and am able to remote desktop the server and also a desktop which I've set to allow RDP. One other PC which is allowed to RDP also, won't allow RDP. It runs 2 programs in continuous memory: a faxserver software program, and also another communications program that brings in lab results from the Internet.
Would I be right in saying that one of these two programs has a built-in protect to prevent RDP? The PC won't allow RDP...it lets me actually take my password, but then says RDP cannot be done....I forget the actual wording. I actually wanted to use RDP to see if the faxserver was running, say on a Sunday morning, because it sometimes crashes or gets hung up preventing further faxes until it is reset.....