Remote Desktop Gateway for Window 2008

What's the use of Remote Desktop Gateway ? Without the Remote Desktop Gateway, my remote users could also connect to my internal Terminal if I open port 3389 with NAT on the firewall. So, why do I need RD Gateway ? Does it mean that I could just open 443 instead of 3389 for remote client to connect using remote desktop as usual ?

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Krzysztof PytkoConnect With a Mentor Senior Active Directory EngineerCommented:
Yes, that's true. But you need to do it for every server :) RD Gateway allows you to connect to your "RD Hosts farm" from single point in the Internet :)

More about that role at http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en/winserverDS/thread/1880d742-6151-40d9-af2a-1d8414b44b93

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