troubleshooting Question

Error when trying to use remote desktop through an SSH tunnel

Avatar of ttelesca
ttelesca asked on
NetworkingWindows XPEncryption
12 Comments2 Solutions678 ViewsLast Modified:
I am using PUTTY to create an SSH tunnel from one xp machine to another machine.  I can connect to the PC via PUTTY just fine, but once I try to RDC to localhost I run into problems.  Initially I was getting a message saying that another console could not be opened.  I modified the registry so that XP would allow multiple connections to it.  When I specify the fowarded port with localhost (3390 in this case) I get "the client could not connect to the remote computer".  I really not sure where to go next, or what I'm doing wrong.  Any help would be appreciated.  Thanks
ASKER CERTIFIED SOLUTION
ViruScan

Our community of experts have been thoroughly vetted for their expertise and industry experience.

Join our community to see this answer!
Unlock 2 Answers and 12 Comments.
Start Free Trial
Learn from the best

Network and collaborate with thousands of CTOs, CISOs, and IT Pros rooting for you and your success.

Andrew Hancock - VMware vExpert
See if this solution works for you by signing up for a 7 day free trial.
Unlock 2 Answers and 12 Comments.
Try for 7 days

”The time we save is the biggest benefit of E-E to our team. What could take multiple guys 2 hours or more each to find is accessed in around 15 minutes on Experts Exchange.

-Mike Kapnisakis, Warner Bros