Problems forwarding port 3389

Peter Bowen peter at bowenfamily.org
Wed Mar 23 14:42:27 MST 2005


I assume that remote desktop works within the office...  Are you using 
the web connection to login or are you going direct?

-Peter

Kenneth Burgener wrote:

> Grant Robinson wrote:
>
>> As Doran pointed out, if you are using these rules, then from an 
>> outside box you would do:
>>
>> telnet your.firewall.ip 8001
>>
>> to get to 192.168.0.117:3389.  Do you see?  Doing:
>>
>> telnet your.firewall.ip 3389
>>
>> does nothing, because you firewall is listening on port 8001 and 
>> forwarding all packets bound for that port to 192.168.0.117:3389.  
>> Does that make sense?
>>
>> Grant
>
>
> Yes, and I originally had it setup "tcp:3389:192.168.0.117:3389", but 
> I changed it to another port to see if maybe the server was blocking 
> 3389, but that didn't work either.  Unfortunately I emailed out the 
> modified script instead of the original which had a straight through 
> forwarding.
>
> Kenneth
> kenneth at uvlug.org
>
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