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Topic # 25598 26-Aug-2008 19:40
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I see that home premium cant accept incoming RDP connections..??? so whats a good alternative?

Tight VNC? Or is there another way around it?

I believe for RDP to work,

- it must be enabled of course..
- a static IP with port forwarding setup to that IP...

And the safe way to do it is to create a ssh tunnel right?

What are you guys doing? I want to be able to access my machine at work or from my laptop on a wifi public connection,

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  Reply # 159968 26-Aug-2008 19:42
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I just install LogMeIn around. No need to have static IP addresses, no need to open ports on firewalls, no need to forward ports on routers.






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  Reply # 159969 26-Aug-2008 19:50
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looks like gotomypc.com.... but its over 100 bucks. I'm sure with some effort I can do this on the cheap.




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  Reply # 159970 26-Aug-2008 19:52
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I just saw the free version ;)




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Reply # 159972 26-Aug-2008 19:53
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Yes, there's the free version, which I use everywhere - except on the Geekzone server which I use the IT Reach version.




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  Reply # 159982 26-Aug-2008 21:07
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You could enroll for the Tech Preview of Microsoft Mesh www.mesh.com which provides a very nice RDP like connection.

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  Reply # 159991 26-Aug-2008 21:32
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You can actually enable RDP incoming connections in home premium with a few hacks, though only if you're comfortable with registry editing
http://www.missingremote.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=1220&Itemid=224

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