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Cannot RDP or Skype

Posted on 2012-03-26
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Browsing IE or Exchange email working fine.  I checked all VPN's are off, no AV installed.  
What else could that be?
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Settings on a home router can cause this. Check the settings for RDP - depending on your home routers manufacturer.
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Well I was in home and now in the office...   what RDP settings could cause that?
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what are you RDPing to? A server inside your network? Firewall settings can block it, or port settings on the server.
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Cannot RDP anywhere.   Servers outside. Been able from home and been able from anywhere last night.
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Check 3 things -

1. Check for IPv6, try disabling it
2. In options of remote desktop, advanced tab, change the server authentifications for : Connect and don't warn me
3. Just below, in connect from anywhere, Settings, select : Do not use an RD Gateway server

see if that fixes it
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Interesting thing, just walked down the hall with a laptop, got into the corporate wireless, then went back and seems still working now. Both wired and wireless.  Some weird thing kicked in and seems working now.
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I have tried disabling IPv6 btw.  That did not help.
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Thanks!
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