Access License Server from 2 locations

I have 2 offices that need a software to be able to access a license server (FlexLM) at the main office. What is my best option to get the 2 offices connected to the license server? VPN? Port forwarding? Another option?
Philip ThomasMIS ManagerAsked:
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Mohammed KhawajaManager - Infrastructure:  Information TechnologyCommented:
VPN is an option as is a wide area network.  Another possibility is to allow access via the firewall rules.  On the site where license server resides, create a NAT and allow required ports.  Create an access-list to allow access only from the site without the license server. Create access-list on the site without the license server to allow ports required for the license server and tie it in the IP address of the other site.
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kevinhsiehCommented:
I would assume that the two offices need to share more than just the license server, such as Active Directory. A VPN is a good general purpose solution that solves all of the communication needs, instead of doing it on a case by case basis.
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Philip ThomasMIS ManagerAuthor Commented:
No, there is no need to share AD or anything else, it is really just to access this floating license server.
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kevinhsiehCommented:
Port forwarding with an access list to limit access from just the remote office would work, as long as you have a way to tell the clients where the license server is. I am not familiar with your license server or how the clients find it.
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