Re: Remote Desktop through a Linksys Router
- From: "Cherrina" <cherrina@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Tue, 17 Mar 2009 21:41:11 -0500
1.) To remotely connect to your PC from an external source using a "name" you will need to implement Dynamic DNS. (http://www.no-ip.com/services/managed_dns/free_dynamic_dns.html) There are plenty FREE providers.
2.) To use your IP: open RDP and type in your external address: 24.x.x.x:3389 (That is your External IP with a COLON then the Port Number 3389). That should work.
"Lee" <Lee@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message news:F5743854-DDAD-41BC-8DF5-F6F4675C9E99@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
I have been trying for a week to get RDT to work.
I have a Desktop w/ Win XP Pro SP3 at the office on a small Lan behind a new
Linksys WRV210 Router (VPN Router). Trying to connect from home on a Desktop
w/ Win XP Home SP3. Setup the XP Pro to accept a remote connection made sure
that the exception for RDT was checked under the firewall. Set up the router
for Port Forwarding: Start =3389 End=3389 Protocol = Both IP Address =
192.168.1.103 (IP Address of Computer behind the router) The router is setup
with a static IP address.
At home when trying to Log In, I have tried both the "Name" ie "Office" and
192.168.1.103 for the Computer and I use the 24.xxx.xxx.xxx (Static IP or the
router) for the Domain. What am I doing wrong? Any additional setting that I
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