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What needs to be done to access Remote Web Workplace from our website?

Posted on 2012-03-25
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The Remote Web Workplace is setup internally, with sbs 2011 standard.  I want to add it to a subdomain and have clients access their files externally.

I was wondering how to add it to a website. Something like add a cname to website.com/remote? then point something to our server?
^thats probably not it, but you see where I am going with this.

Thanks in advance.

BTW, I dont need it for anything but file sharing.  Email is offsite, so exchange not required.
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by:R. Andrew Koffron
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if all you want is file sharing... why not just setup a VPN and leave the website alone?
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There is a vpn functional, but they want the ability to have any user log in from anywhere without having to setting up a VPN.
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do you have ports TCP 443 and TCP 987 open on your firewall

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by:savethehumans
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Right, I have read that link and still do not understand what I need to do to change https://sites/remote to https://website.com/remote
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the website.com is not hosted locally so, I need to make changes with the webmaster.  I need to make changes on the server obviously changing the url
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I would add an A record pointing to the site address, for example for

http://remote.domainname.com

Host A: Host: remote, points to: ipaddress of SBS
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sorry, not the ip address of the SBS rather the IP of the firewall that the SBS sits behind then port forward through your firewall to the SBS.
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