SBS 2008 - Server physically relocating to another geographic location.

Hi Experts,

I’ve just successfully completed the installation of SBS 2008 offsite in my lab environment for a customer – Essentially a server and DSL router (with static IP address provided by my own ISP).

I’m now at a stage where I need to physically install the equipment at the customer site – customer has a DSL line ready and waiting together with static IP address provided by his ISP.

Note: The customer will be using RWW services.

Are there any further considerations that I need to take into account other than changing the public DNS settings?

i.e. In this case changing the Public IP address of the SBS server / static IP address provided by my ISP to that of the customers’ static IP address, E.G.

DNS Record: remote.domain.com
Record Type: A
Record Content: <Public IP address of the SBS server / static IP address provided by ISP at customer location>.

Essentially I just everything to work onsite as it is in my lab.

Many thanks,

Sam.
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bdsuserCommented:
You will need the DSL modem to pass all traffic straight through to the server or your firewall.  You are using a firewall aren't you?   RWW uses TCP ports 80, 443, 987, and 3389, so you will need your firewall to pass these ports through to the server.  See http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/sbs-2008-remote-access-management(WS.10).aspx for more info about RWW.  

Otherwise, I think you have the right idea.
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sam180yAuthor Commented:
The DSL router / firewall alreday has the ports open and RWW is functioning fine - I'm hoping that there will be no chnages required here given that the router will also be physically relocating with the server to the customer site?

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davorinCommented:
You are right.
You will need to do no changes, except the change of A record of remote.domain.com form your IP address to theirs.
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davorinCommented:
And you will need to change internet access settings in  the router (ISP username/password, maybe external IP, if you have defined it). Thats all.
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sam180yAuthor Commented:
Thanks for reminding me about ISP username and password davorin.

Sam.
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