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windows server 2008 ports

BROOKLYN1950 asked
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Last Modified: 2012-05-11
I am a newbie trying to get a  signature capture program to work via rdp. The vendor has set up everything except it still doesn't work.
I need to get two specific ports TCP Ports 47289 and 47290  active.  I am not employing windows firewall and have opened up these ports on my router.

Is there any other settings I need to make so that the system will listen for those ports?
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In your router you should enable port forwarding.  While it may have those ports open it doesn't know whereto send the packets.  Port forwarding should be your wan to the specific lan IP of the computer you are trying to get too.


yes the port forwarding is configured to the same ip address as the server. specifically the same ip address that the remote desktop uses.
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I actually solved it by just rebooting the router, modem and server after i added the new ports to the router.

This was a good guide to what I did, therefore I am awarding these points.  Thanks
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