Want to protect your cyber security and still get fast solutions? Ask a secure question today.Go Premium

x
?
Solved

Remote into a second computer on LAN

Posted on 2013-01-15
4
Medium Priority
?
430 Views
Last Modified: 2013-01-15
I have a Server 2012 machine that I regularly remote into using RDP.  I also have a static IP address and an attached domain.

I have a second machine on my network that I would like to remote into as well.  I have tried to alter the port (from 3389 to 3390) which works in some networks, but one of the networks I am on regularly does not have 3390 outgoing open.

My question...is there a way to use a subdomain or the firewall (seperate device) or server 2012 to route my 3389 request to the other machine?
0
Comment
Question by:gwarcher
  • 2
4 Comments
 
LVL 37

Expert Comment

by:Neil Russell
ID: 38780487
If its proving tricky with firewalls why not just RDP to the server and then RDP from there to the PC?
0
 

Author Comment

by:gwarcher
ID: 38780690
well yeah I could do that =),  I wanted to be all super cool ;)
0
 
LVL 72

Accepted Solution

by:
Qlemo earned 2000 total points
ID: 38780695
Another approach is to use RDP Gateway (see http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd560672(v=ws.10).aspx for details). It uses HTTPS connections instead of RDP, but that should be better anyway, as HTTPS is almost always allowed to pass firewalls.
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:gwarcher
ID: 38780849
This is what I was looking for.  Thanks!
0

Featured Post

Who's Defending Your Organization from Threats?

Protecting against advanced threats requires an IT dream team – a well-oiled machine of people and solutions working together to defend your organization. Download our resource kit today to learn more about the tools you need to build you IT Dream Team!

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Sometimes drives fill up and we don't know why.  If you don't understand the best way to use the tools available, you may end up being stumped as to why your drive says it's not full when you have no space left!  Here's how you can find out...
How to fix a SonicWall Gateway Anti-Virus firewall blocking automatic updates to apps like Windows, Adobe, Symantec, etc.
In this Micro Tutorial viewers will learn how to use Boot Corrector from Paragon Rescue Kit Free to identify and fix the boot problems of Windows 7/8/2012R2 etc. As an example is used Windows 2012R2 which lost its active partition flag (often happen…
When cloud platforms entered the scene, users and companies jumped on board to take advantage of the many benefits, like the ability to work and connect with company information from various locations. What many didn't foresee was the increased risk…
Suggested Courses

580 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question