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windows terminal services

by erickdrny / May 5, 2005 1:41 AM PDT

can anybody tell me how can I allow somebody to connect to a server using the windows terminal services connection? I've never had to use this before and I'm kind of confuse with it... my operating system is windows server 2000

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terminal services
by ac415 / May 5, 2005 2:26 PM PDT

make sure you have the service install (not installed by default) and in terms of networking side, you'll need to open port TCP 3389 and point it to the server.

without purchasing TS license, you are only allow to have max of 2 connections at the same time. I will never use it for more than 1 connection since it disconnect and kick you out sometime if you connection is not good and you'll need the 2nd logon to clear it out.

if $$$ is not an issues, Citrix is the way to go.

Albert

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thank you
by erickdrny / May 9, 2005 7:45 AM PDT
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Thank you I opened the ports from my router but when I try to connect from my house it says that computer is not ready, and I see here that terminal service is enable and working, what can I do? how do should I open the ports in the computer itself?

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by ac415 / May 9, 2005 10:00 AM PDT
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First, check and see if you are able to connect from the local network. If so, the problems is on your router or the IP address you use to connect from home. If you are not able to connect from the local network, check and see if both Terminal Service and TS licensing are running. (You should be running in Remote Administration Mode if you dont plan to purchase any licenses). Unless you have install 3rd party firwall on the server, otherwise, you don't need to open any port on the server to allow this connection.

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