Server 2008 R2 Remote Web Access set up

I have a dedicated server with a fresh install of 2008 R2 on it and need to configure it for a third party for web access to install a web application on it.  What is the best/easiest way to do this..  we are currently connected to the web through a router and modem.  I have contacted some techs for help but they don't seem well versed on configuring 2008 R2
MickdeezeAsked:
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victornegriCommented:
Go to Start --> Control Panel --> System --> Remote Settings --> Allow Connections from computers running any version of Remote Desktop (or choose the more secure setting below that if you want).

Then on your firewall, open up port 3389 from their (3rd party) static IP address to your server's public IP address (or create a forwarder for port 3389 to your server for their IP address only). They can then access your server via RDP. Disable the rule after they're done.
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MickdeezeAuthor Commented:
Thank you, I will try that now..
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MickdeezeAuthor Commented:
I have static IP addresses on the Modem and Router and I can reach them both ok...do I use msconfig at the dos prompt for the servers public IP address?
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MickdeezeAuthor Commented:
We have two servers, I am able to test with one of them..
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victornegriCommented:
Go to the website http://www.whatismyip.com from the server to see what it's public IP address is. If it's the same as the firewall, you will need to do port forwarding from the firewall to the server.
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MickdeezeAuthor Commented:
yes it is the same, i will try that now..
 
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MickdeezeAuthor Commented:
I think we have it.. but it seems that I am trying to log on with a secure connection - and there is a warning at the log in indicating that the server requires "basic authentication" - is there a way to turn that off to test it?
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MickdeezeAuthor Commented:
I remember, probably better to change the server setting .. then change it back to test.
 
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MickdeezeAuthor Commented:
I think we have it - Thank You!
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