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Hi Ive used the info below to be able to conect directly to Various XP Desktops remotley
Problem , I want to connect the same way to a second server 2003 standard
main server sbs2003 (using 3389)
I can use remote desktop internally ok to connect to second server
But not externally (error no remote connection available)
I can connect through https://server/remote
But would prefer using remote desktop using 3390
all router port fordwarding ok



REGEDIT
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
•      System
•      CurrentControlSet
•      Control
•      TerminalServer
•      WinStations
•      RDP-TCP
In the right-hand column find the section called PortNumber
Double-click on the name PortNumber
Choose the Decimal option under Base and type the correct port number using the information above.
Click OK
Used 3390

Windows Firewall

Click on the Exceptions tab
Click on the Add Port button
In the Name field, type REMOTE DESKTOP 2
In the Port field, type the port you assigned to the computer in the previous section:  3390, etc.
Choose TCP as the protocol and Click OK
Verify that there is a checkmark for the option REMOTE DESKTOP 2 and Click OK

Router Settings

Port 3390, to Internal IP Address of PC to connect

Connect using RDC Address:3390
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can you connect internally at port 3390?

did you reboot after the change of registry?

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This is strange it now works
thanks for your help
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was it the reboot? :)
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It may have been since the sever was off
Ive done this before on XP PC's without rebooting

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Yes I Have found the reboot is required with
Servers.

Thnaks fo the help
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