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My screen is black when I RDP into my new 2012 server

Posted on 2014-07-31
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I can RDP into my server OK from within the network but from outside it connects but  I just get a black screen.
My internal port is 3389 and my external port is 3398

Eventually it says "An internal error has occurred"

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Andrew
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by:Davy Paridaens
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Take a look at your firewall and router forwarding rulesif they are pointing to the correct IP.
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by:Randy Poole
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You can also verify the connectivity using TCPView which can be downloaded here:
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/bb897437
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by:Kash
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port 3398 . are you then forwarding on the your server on the router/firewall. if not then forward it to and it should work.
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OMG

I rebooted the server and left it overnight and now it is working

Thankyou all for your effort
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by:Andrew Morris
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The problem seemed to fix it self overnight
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