Re: Remote Desktop on LAN
From: John (ein_shem_at_hotmail.com)
Date: Fri, 10 Jun 2005 20:38:31 -0400
"WhiteZin2000" <Whitezin2000@bellsouth.net> wrote in message news:3EPne.74281$J25.firstname.lastname@example.org...
> Here is the article for changing the listening port. perhaps this will
> http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;306759 Other than
> that, double-check settings in firewall (naturally). Try connecting to each
> PC independently using a single rule in the firewall to test with. I am able to connect to the first computer (3389) though...
> "John" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> It's not working....
> "WhiteZin2000" <Whitezin2000@bellsouth.net> wrote in message
>> If you have multiple PC's you want to connect to via Remote Desktop you
>> to change the TCP port remote Desktop listens for each additional PC.
>> you'll have to create rules in your firewall that coincide to the TCP port
>> each PC is listening on. When you connect from the Public internet you'll
>> include the TCP port in your Remtoe Desktop connection. For example,
>> your WAN IP is 22.214.171.124 and you have two PC's to Remote Desktop into
>> "A" and PC "B"). On PC "A" you leave the default listening port of 3389
>> for PC "B" you change the port to 3390. When you connect via Remote
>> from the Internet, your destination for PC "A" would be '126.96.36.199' but
>> your destination for PC "B" would be '188.8.131.52:3390'. Of course, you'll
>> have to 1) make sure you have firewall rules which correspond to the
>> PC and 2) make sure you are using DHCP reservations so the internal PC's
>> always get the same IP address (or manually configure IP info on the
>> "John" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
>>> And this will connect me to the specific PC on the LAN??
>>> If so, what if I have more then one PCs on the LAN with Remote